Winter is here and it is the best time of the year to travel with your loved ones. And what can be more exciting then witnessing snowfall? Afterall, snow is just magical, isn’t it? Making a snowman, throwing snowballs and feeling the tingling, and numbing sensation of fresh snow, is an unmatched experience unparalleled. And if experiencing a snowfall has always been on your bucket list, then why travel all the way to Switzerland, when you can have an amazing time in India? Well, here six places to see snow in India this winter.
In tourist destinations like Gulmarg, snow has a significant role to play for skiers visiting from around the world. Gulmarg is widely acclaimed as the best skiing destination in India as it not only has the best slopes, but also boasts of one of India’s highest and longest cable car projects. January to February is the best time for skiing in Gulmarg. The skiing is open for both beginners and experienced people. To help you, we are offering exciting discounts on Kashmir holiday packages. You can visit our website for more details.
This tourist destination is another popular place to see snow in India. Popularly recognized as the Queen of the Hills, Mussoorie in Uttarakhand, is a snow heaven for travellers during winters in India. One can stay in a cosy hotel while catching a sight of the fresh white show from out of their window. Mussoorie is also home to the well-known Kempty Falls, the bustling Mall Road and Company Garden. With snow-capped mountains, pine trees decked with snowflakes, Mussoorie is as good as any international winter destination!
Visiting Ladakh in winter offers magical moments to cherish for lifetime. Having said that, winter in Ladakh is severe and everything becomes frozen due to temperature falls, which sometimes become -30 degrees or -40 degrees at night. But, once you land here, you will become surprised to notice how life goes on as normal in this cold land. The snow lands with the clear blue sky create a perfect amalgamation of picture-perfect sceneries to capture and frame them in your living room to treasure for life.
One of the best places to see snow in India is Yumthang in Sikkim. This city in India experiences snowfall almost throughout the year. Yumthang is also commonly called ‘Valley of Flowers’ as it houses the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. This sanctuary has 24 species of rhododendron, Sikkim’s state flower. When in Yumthang, see frozen lakes, hot springs, yaks grazing and rolling meadows, enclosed by the Himalayan mountains. The winters can be quite severe, so don’t forget to carry extra warm woolen clothes.
Visit Manali if you want to see snow in India and wish to spend a relaxed wintertime with your loved ones. With so many interesting places to discover such as Mall Road, Hidimba Devi Temple, and Manali Sanctuary, Manali has everything that a traveler desires for. Also, do not forget to take a detour to Rohtang Pass which remains covered with the carpet of snow during winters. You can book your Manali flight tickets with Akbar Travels in advance to avail exciting offers.
Auli is also known as one of the best places to see snow in India. It is a beautiful destination to spend winters in India because of its astounding views of the Himalayas, gorgeous old oaks, and Apple orchards. Positioned in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, Auli is enclosed by coniferous forest and Nanda Devi Mountains. There are plenty things that travellers can do on their winter holiday to Auli. One can stare at the snow-covered Himalayas, hike to the expansive meadows, and visit the manmade lake of Gorson.