Be it the beaches or white winter destinations, India boasts the best places you can find in the world. From icy Himalayan ranges and azure beaches of Andaman to dunes of Jaisalmer and hill stations in the North East, India has it all.
This article is all about the most pleasing winter escapes in India – it includes some of the best white winter destinations, hill stations, and beaches.
Consider the following places to bid goodbye to 2021 in the best possible way.
This small hill station in Uttarakhand looks like it’s straight out of a fairytale. While it’s enchanting at any time of the year, winter in Auli is simply bewitched with the snow-covered peaks encircling the village creating a true winter wonderland.
Located right by the greater Himalayan ranges, the region of Sikkim is the ultimate winter destination. You can experience the best flora and fauna family-like yellow and blue poppies, Primulas, migratory ducks – Brahmini, Irish, Yaks, and Ponies; then escape the cold in your own personal igloo.
Andaman and Nicobar
The installment of the many top resorts bundles everything we love about Andaman and Nicobar into one spot: stunning architecture, breathtaking jungle views, and island activities like vintage jeep tours, sunrise hikes, and offsite culinary excursions. This spot is deserving of a superb destination wedding, honeymoon, or group getaway.
This small hamlet in Arunachal Pradesh is known for its winter vibe, and it draws visitors from around India. Every winter on certain evenings, many of the houses in the village turn all their lights on and illustrate their snow-covered roofs, creating a lovely wintry scene that looks like something you might see inside a snow globe.
Hampi is a distinctive winter location of the south that prides on holding some really wonderful historical sites. And winters amidst the heritage monuments in this UNESCO world heritage site are definitely going to be all the more delightful and fruitful. You could visit Hampi by driving either from Goa or Hyderabad or even from Bangalore.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh is a panoramic town with kaleidoscopic wooden houses and stunning snowy hills encircling it. You can find great skiing nearby, or if you’d rather admire the snowy mountains from afar, you can visit Bhrigu Lake, Beas Kund. You can capture 360-degree panoramic pics of the snow-clad landscape to boast your Instagram impressions!
“The Jewel of Western India”- Gujarat offers an exquisite experience during the winters in the form of Kutch – the white sand desert. The cool and calm sand and the magical winter weather here are totally comfy and rejuvenating. Your journey from any part of India toward this location will definitely be worth the effort after you view the enchanting beauty of this place. Apart from the white sands, the place also offers hills, archaeological sites, pristine beaches, excellent local handicrafts, and much more.
The treasure of Uttarakhand is one of the best winter escapes this December. The pristine lake, the splendid mountains, and the gorgeous peek of the hills in this place is indeed the most picturesque experience to enjoy during the winters. And if you want a better affair, then enjoy boating at the Nainital Lake.
If you are from North India and want to escape the winter chills, look no further, travel to Munnar in Kerala – a refreshing winter holiday in the south amidst natural beauty! The tranquil lakes, the green meadows, the calm hinterlands – they all come together to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.
The Pink City is one of the best warm places to visit in December in India. The desert of Rajasthan is balmy during this time – and the stunning place with resorts is just ideal to relax! Visit the iconic palaces and forts in this city to make your winters surprisingly exquisite.