Winter is the perfect time to spending your holiday and plan your trip to somewhere in India so today we talk about the Top 10 places to visit in winter. So let’s start the post.
The ‘Golden City’ is one amongst the most popular tourist destination during winters. The city is known especially for Jaisalmer Fort, one of the very few living forts in India. The fort has houses, shops, hotels. The Desert Festival in Jaisalmer is amongst the most-awaited events of India and is organized in the month of January. The 3-day festival highlights the unique culture and tradition of the city. A paradise for foodies as the city provides a blend of sumptuous traditional Rajasthani dishes.
Transport – Well connected by Rail Network and Road Network. One can also take Camel rides to go there
A high altitude hill station located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand near the world famous religious shrine of Badrinath. A must visit place for an adventurous person as the hill station provides a blend of activities like skiing, trekking, and lots more. The panoramic views of forests, snowy mountains will make the trip more memorable.
Transport – Roadways is the best option, cable cars for 3 Km
The largest district of India is located in Gujrat. It covers a total desert area of 45,000km². It is highly exclaimed for hosting Rann Mahotsav, the great Kutch festival every year in the months of December and January. The festival provides a glimpse of traditional dances, cultural music, mementos depicting the traditional lifestyle and much more making a must-visit destination for tourists from all around the world. The place is also famous for Wild Ass Sanctuary where you will find some of the very rare species.
Transport – Very well connected by air, trains and roads.
Amongst the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Goa is highly recognized for the Christmas and New Year events held during the festival season of December and January. The weather of Goa is most pleasant during the winter months. With Goa Carnival also taking place during the months of winter, there is no better place than Goa to visit during winters. goa is most famous place in the list of this place also comes in Top 10 places to visit in winter.
Transport – Very well connected by air, trains and roads.
One of the best destinations for nature lovers, the city provides a glimpse of amazing flora and fauna with endless mountain ranges, wooded slopes and lots more. A perfect place for treks, camping and coffee plantations. One can also go for coffee pickings during winters in Madikeri, the Scotland of India. The climate during winters is pretty amazing and the roar of Abhey falls makes it a heaven for tourists.
Transport – Regular buses from Banglore and Mysore
A quiet town and a splendid place to spend some time away from the noise, pollution, traffic and experience the beauty of forests and wildlife. The Binsar Valley provides scenic views of snowy Himalayan peaks, unique species of natural vegetations, and also rear wild animals. Dussehra celebration by locals enhances the beauty of nature with lights and colors. The most peaceful experience one can have. Binsar is worthy place in Top 10 places to visit in winter.
Transport – Local buses from Kathgodam to Almora and then a cab
A popular high altitude hill station which has everything a person aspires for during his trip. Right from adventurous activities like River Rafting, Paragliding, Skiing, Rock Climbing, Hiking to a grand shopping street to waterfalls to various famous temples, monasteries to various well-known eating hubs. The annual Dussehra festival in the Kullu Valley is also a major attraction of Tourists from all over the world. One can also enjoy Hot Water Springs.
Transport – Buses are the best mode of getting in the city, the nearest airport is around 50KM away.
The “Queen of Hills” is located in the state of West Bengal having a unique blend of culture in a combination of Bengal and Tibet, a neighboring country. Tea plantations are very popular in Darjeeling. The tea is exported all around the world. Every year, a ten-day festival, known as Darjeeling Carnival is organized during winters. It consists of various ceremonies emphasizing on culture and tradition. Queen of hills comes in Top 10 places to visit in winter.
Transport- Regular Bus service from Siliguri which is very well connected by Air, roads, and railways.
One of India’s first UNESCO World Heritage city witnesses many tourists in the months of winters. The auspicious festival of makar Sahranti is held every year in the month of January marks the end of winters. The day begins with kites covering the sky. The international kite festival has become a major attraction. The kites fly in the sky throughout the day. Winters also mark the arrival of seasonal vegetables to make Undhiyu, a traditional Gujarati Dish.
Transport – Very well connected by air, trains, and roads
A coastal destination and a pleasant destination during winters. The Konark Sun Temple has been recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. The holy temple is made in such a shape that it has 24 wheels with Lord Surya inside it and is being carried by the horses. The annual Dance festival at Sun Temple will make the trip more memorable. this place also comes in Top 10 places to visit in winter.
Transport – Nearest airport is 2.5 hours away in Bhubneshwar, the Nearest railway station is in Puri and is connected to it by roads.
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