Winter means cold places, Mountainous and Snowy area. Be the witness of snowfall and fulfils your fantasy of drawing a Fairy into the snow or building a Snowman and where you can see breathtaking picturesque views are visible. If you want to revel in the pristine snowy landscape and snowfall for real, turn parts of the country into an icy wonderland then pack your bags and plan your trip to these places now.
1. Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
On my list one of the mesmerizing places to visit in India is Jammu and Kashmir, it also called Jannat(heaven) on earth because of its pristine valleys. the place to see snowfall in Gulmarg is easily accessible from Srinagar. people fall in love with this because of its captivating snowy peaks in the backdrop, icy winds and get skiing opportunity. one should not miss the world’s highest cable car ride gondola. it lies about 9000 feet above from sea level, making it a definite choice for winter travel and skiing.
Key attractions – Club Park – the oldest park of Pahalgam; the beautiful Aru Village; Lidder Valley – the camping site; Betaab Valley; and the beautiful landscapes of Apharwat Peak.
Winter activities and adventure sports – Ride in the cable car, Gulmarg Gondola; rejuvenate at The Khyber Spa; enjoy golf at the Gulmarg Golf Course; and ski to your heart’s content at Gulmarg Ski Resort.
2. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
Khajjiar is a perfect winter destination for those who love snow. A short distance from the beautiful hill station of Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh is Khajjiar. Mostly referred to as the Switzerland of India, this little hilly destination is perfect to enjoy the snowfall in India. Winter here lasts from October to March and as the temperature drops below zero, It has a small pond that also freezes during the winter and the surrounding mountains and trees all turn white as well. Khajjiar becomes one of the most scenic places in India after it covers by the snow.
Key attractions – Dhauladhar range, snow-covered meadows
Winter activities and adventure sports – paragliding, tube Skiing, river crossing, snow skating.
3. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
one of the most culturally-rich and vibrant snowfall places in India is Tawang. Winter in Tawang is probably the best time to visit. Covered in snow absolutely looks like the piece of heaven has fallen on earth. The place is replete with nature’s beauty. Tawang is one of the most visited places by tourists who want to experience snowfall in Arunachal Pradesh.
Key attractions – Attend the colourful festivals like Gaden Namchoe, Lhabab Duechen, and Dukpa Tse She, against the pristine white backdrop of snowy Tawang; Tawang monasteries; and Tawang War Memorial.
Winter activities and adventure sports – Trek through the Sela Pass; enjoy the gushing of Nuranang Falls and pose against the backdrop of Madhuri Lake.
4. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
This is the exact place where YJHD (Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani) was shot while having fun with all the snow. After this film, Manali has become a favourite place for tourists. Snowfall in Manali and you can feel the cool winds, ultra-white surroundings and cool places. Rohtang Pass is located near Manali and attracts a lot of tourists.
Key attraction – Naggar Castle; Old Manali; And Rohtang Pass.
Winter Activities and Adventure Sports – Snowboarding in Rohtang; Paragliding, hand gliding, sky-diving and Solang Valley; And recreational activities in the clubhouse.
5. Auli, Uttrakhand
Auli has stunning views of the Himalayas from any point and is an opportunity to learn how to ski and is one of the best places to see snow in India. Come in winter, and the oak and cedar trees are covered in white sheets, making the entire topography real. However, Auli is a year-round destination that gets more visitors during summer and winter. And is the most popular place among tourists.
Key attraction – Stunning 180 degree views of the Nandadevi range; And the fact that it is one of the highest ski resorts.
Winter Activities and Adventure Sports –Ride via cable car; Rest in rams filled with blooming flowers; Trek to the nearby area to enjoy the best panoramic views; And ski, ski, ski on a visit to Auli in winter!
Happy snow trip!!!