India, Nov 17: Travel season is back and people in India are now excited to experience snowfall, and the beautiful winter season. India opens its borders up to international travellers. People have already started making plans to go places during the most ideal time of the year, the winter season.
Usually tourists’ go to Shimla and Darjeeling for snowfall but, what if we tell you that there are a range of places aside from these as well?
With travellers from across the world venturing out of their countries to escape the pandemic blues, it’s time to start planning our winter vacations. Now that India has opened its borders up to international flyers, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to remind you of the best places to visit to truly experience the Indian winter.
Here you can check out the list of places you can visit to enjoy snowfall in India
This hill station is known to have the scenic beauty of Switzerland. A rather short pinch in the pocket, Katao is perfect for mountain lovers.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh:
In case you are looking to satiate your mountain love with natural beauty and also have a trip to your spiritual side, Tawang is the perfect place for you. With snow, nature, and a 400-years old Buddha temple, Tawang is the apt place to spend your vacation.
Sonmarg, Jammu and Kashmir:
The best time to visit Sonmarg is between November to April. Usually, high altitude causes headache and shortness of breath, but Sonmarg is placed at a rather lower altitude and offers scenic beauty without any health effects.
Gulmarg, Jammu, and Kashmir:
Besides being one of the most sought-after hill stations of Jammu and Kashmir, known for its floral beauty, cold weather, and natural scenery, Gulmarg also offers a plethora of mouth-smacking authentic Kashmiri cuisine.
Kufri, Himachal Pradesh:
Kufri has recently gained popularity for being one of the most beautiful hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. It is also in close proximity to other hill stations of the state.
Famously known as one of the coldest places in India, Patnitop is situated in the Shivalik range. Located at an altitude of 2,024 m, Patnitop is surrounded by exquisite pine forests.
Roop Kund is a glacial lake of Uttarakhand. Also known as the mystery lake, Roop Kund is uninhabited and situated at an altitude of 5,020 m. It is surrounded by the skeletons of human beings – it is believed to be of the group of expeditioners who lost their lives in a landslide in the 90s.
Munsiyari is also known as ‘Little Kashmir,’ Munsiyari is a small village in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is an apt location to vacation in, in case you are looking to avoid the crowd and the noise of well-known tourist spots.
Situated at an altitude of 2,286 m, Dhanaulti is best for a weekend getaway. Surrounded by the forests of Oak and Deodar, Dhanaulti is a serene spot to avoid the hustle of a city.