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5 Best Places To Visit In Winter In India 2020

A swarm of vacations hits our mind during the months of extreme heat of summers. All you think about is a winter vacation with hill station with cozy vibes, warm clothes, rays of sunshine and a cup of hot tea? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! There are tons of people in our country who holds the same thoughts as you do, including me!

Local or International, people begin to empty their pockets and start planning a trip to the best places to visit in winter in India. Whether it’s trekking in snow-packed mountains, camping on top of hill stations or forests or just sipping a cup of hot tea in your balcony, winter is the time to explore the places and be the ultimate #travelgoals.


Be it the ‘Paradise on Earth’ Kashmir, ‘God’s Own Country’ Kerala, or our very own ‘Devbhoomi’ Himachal, it won’t be an exaggeration to say that winters is the perfect time to explore the real beauty of India.

What are some best places to visit in India during winters?

If you are wondering where to go or maybe escape to during winter season, then below is the perfect list to choose from:




Shimla: Known as the “Queen of Hills”, Shimla has its own charm in winters. The valley fully covered in snow feels nothing less than a winter wonderland. Ice skating and skiing are some of the activities one can enjoy in the city. Stop by the very famous Mall Road to shop and try local delicacies of Shimla. Also, visit the Ridge and Jakhu Temple for blessings.

Manali: When talking about hill stations, we can’t forget Manali at any point of matter. It is one of the best and the most famous hill stations in India where people come to experience various snow-borne activities like skiing and snowboarding. Rohtang Pass, Bhrigu Lake, Solang Valley and Hidimba Devi Temple are just a few popular attractions to see in Manali.

Dharamshala: Dharmashala is truly blessed with pleasant weather all year round including nature’s beauty, scenic charm and a mix of Hindu and Tibetan culture. This valley of snow holds undefined beauty which makes it one of the best places to visit in winter in India. Also, if you are someone who loves to trek, then Triund trek is definitely the one for you. Superb My Trip provides great deals on such awesome treks and places.

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Auli: Being the ‘Skiing Capital of India’, Auli is definitely one of the best places to visit in winter in India. Skiing, snowboarding, trekking and chair car ride are famous activities that tourists come Auli for.

Rishikesh: Rishikesh is also known as the ‘Adventure Capital of India’ and is famous for various adventurous activities such as river rafting, bungee jumping, flying fox and cliff jumping. If you wonder ‘How can we enjoy river rafting in winter?’ Then, I must tell you that the weather remains quite moderate during the day which helps you feel the adrenaline rush while river rafting.

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Munnar: Not only in winters, Munnar is a place where you can visit at any time of the year. It is a paradise for tea lovers. And as the saying goes, “You love tea, you love Munnar.” Moreover, it is a great place for honeymooners as the weather is quite pleasant at 11-degree Celsius. Trekking, rock-climbing and rappelling are some activities you can enjoy in Munnar. Famous attractions to see here are Anamudi, Devikulam, Mattupetty, TATA Tea Museum, and Eravikulam National Park.

Wayanad: Wayanad has blissful nature and is famed for Kerala’s most intriguing treks. Winter is the best time to go trekking here and when you get tired, you have the facility of relaxing Ayurveda therapies and calming massages to rejuvenate you. Meenmutty Waterfalls, Chembra Peak and Edakkal caves are some famous attractions to see.

Alleppey: Known for its backwaters, it is that one place in Kerala you cannot miss at any cost. The serene beauty of this place adds to the distinct experience of Kerala’s Traditional Houseboats. These houseboats offers comfortable stay, Ayurvedic spa and massages. Winter season is the perfect time to visit because of pleasant weather and Annual Snake Boat Races that begin mid-November. Also, visit some popular places like Vembanad Lake, Marari Beach, Champakulam, Basilica of St. Mary, Alappuzha Beach, and Krishnapuram Palace.

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Gangtok: The beauty of north-east can be described in words. But just to tell you, Gangtok has a soulful panorama with snow-capped mountain peaks, pretty markets, gondolas and monasteries which can be visited at any time of the year. But as we all already know, snow makes everything more charming, so visiting in the winter season will shower more joy to your journey. Rumtek Monastery, Nathu La, Hanuman Tok, and Pemayangtse Monastery are some of the places that make Gangtok one of the best places to visit in winter in India.

Darjeeling: Famous for its toy trains, Darjeeling has one of the best tea plantations in the world. Darjeeling experiences snowfall which brings out the beauty of its landscapes and makes it even more peaceful. Darjeeling also hosts Teesta Tea and Tourism Festival and Darjeeling Orange Festival during winters that give you an insight into the local lifestyle and culture of Darjeeling. Peace Pagoda, Tiger Hill, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Ghum Monastery, and Batasia Loop are some popular places to explore in Darjeeling.

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Paradise on Earth’, Kashmir Valley is a blessed place and persists to be a tourist attraction all year round. It is famous for its lush Mughal Gardens, Dal Lake, and the picturesque hinterlands. This combination of lush green valleys and snow-capped peaks makes Kashmir absolute heaven. There are a ton of snow-related activities one can enjoy including building a snowman, engaging in a snow-fight in Sonmarg, experiencing skiing and cable car ride at Gulmarg or taking a walk with your loved one in Pahalgam.

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Now that you know Top 5 Best Places to Visit in Winter in India, go ahead and plan your exclusive and fun trip with Superb My Trip to make your journey hassle-free.

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