Winter in India is a beautiful affair!
As the winter breeze comes knocking at our door, there comes a sense of excitement about the winter adventures. It is an exciting blend of chilly winds, biting cold and occasional sunbathing, adding a unique flavour to the season.
For travellers, they seek winter wonderland to ski, trek, skate or whatever reason but one cannot deny the smile you get on seeing snowfall.
Looking for a perfect winter holiday?
Here is a list of few of the best places in India that offer a truly unique winter experience and are worth every penny you spend on them.
1. Auli – The White Christmas Destination
Want to snow trek and ski? Auli is a heavenly delight for you.
A small offbeat hill station in Uttarakhand, it’s dotted with skiing resorts. Apart from enjoying Asia’s longest Gondola ride, Joshimath, one can enjoy the panoramic view of the perfect, snow clad slopes of the Himalayan Peaks like Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat and Kamat Kamet.
2. Patnitop – The Picture Perfect Snow Destination
If one wants to indulge in skiing, rock climbing, and sledding, this is the must visit winter destination!
Book a cottage in this Jammu and Kashmir destination and enjoy the winter getaway in this heaven among the pine and deodar forests and the serene Chenab River.
3. Chadar Trek – The Frozen River
An experience like no other, the Chadar Trek should be on top of every traveller’s list!
A challenging nine day trek across the frozen Zanskar River, you will be fascinated by the amazing snowfall. With temperatures going extremely low, this trek is better for people who have a relatively good experience in this arena.
4. Tawang – A Beautiful Winter Hamlet
A hidden beauty in the North-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is the place to be if one wants to experience nature at its finest. Sky high, snow clad mountains, gushing waterfalls and dense forests, you’ll find it all here. A place to be for all snow lovers and scenic beauty enthusiasts, it houses a 400 year old monastery and a quintessential trip to Sela Pass is a must!