Winter is the time for comfort, For good food and warmth, For the touch of friendly hand, For talk beside fire and it’s time for vacation!!!Wondering where to go on your vacation this winter season? Don’t worry we have a list of ideal destinations that could give you a memory of a lifetime!!
- Auli, Uttarakhand
Auli is the Himalayan hill station in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is famously known for snow-capped coniferous and oak forests augmented with Nanda Devi and Nar Parbat Mountains. In winter Auli turns to be fairy-tale destination that you wouldn’t want to miss at any cost. During winter season the temperature dips below -8 degree Celsius and if you are yet to experience the snowfall on the magical snowy beds, Auli could be the perfect destination. You can have best skiing experience in skiing capital of India, Asia’s longest Gondola ride- Chair car ride, adventurous long bus rides.
- Nainital, Uttarakhand
Nainital is the Himalayan resort town in Kumaon Region in Uttarakhand. Formerly British hill station is a breath-taking destination set around Nainital Lake with a temple situated to its north shore. Even the words cannot justify the scenic beauty one can experience here. A cable car runs to the Snow view observation point giving you a treat over the beautiful small town and the Nanda Devi- highest peak in Uttarakhand. The major attraction of Nainital is the Naini Lake surrounded by seven majestic mountains which gives you a charismatic experience.
- Binsar, Uttarakhand
Binsar is located in amidst of the magnificent hills of Himalayan range recognized for its surreal beauty of the snow-capped peaks. Binsar Zero point is the biggest vantage of the Binsar Wildlife sanctuary, from where the viewers can enjoy a marvellous 3600 view of the Himalayan Range – Kedarnath, Shivaling and a group of Nandi peaks .Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is the place where you find exotic species of animals.
- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Manali is the most enchanting little town in Himachal Pradesh with the self-earned reputation of back-packing and honeymoon destination of India. Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in the country because of the lush green forests, gushing blue streams, extraordinary beautiful meadows of flowers actualizing the most jaw-dropping scenic beauty you could ever imagine. And do not ever miss the Kullu River because it’s the essence of Manali with its beautiful ripples of waters giving an extraordinary experience of River rafting and Solang valley for wonderful skiing experience.
- Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla is the hill station with rich colonial history. It is the largest city in Himachal Pradesh very much famous among families and honeymooners for the last many decades. The Ridge is the most famous point in Shimla among tourists, Kufri is well-known for trekking and hiking other places are Tattapani, Chail and Kalka Shimla Toy train. Other than these elements Shimla is also place of historical importance as Britishers considered Shimla as their summer capital and beautified Shimla with Victorian architecture.
- Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Queen of Nilgiris- Ooty originally known as Udagamandalam is a hill station in Tamil Nadu which is one of the most popular tourist destination in India. Every mountain lover can attain their full satisfaction of wanderlust in these wondrous hills. You cannot miss the most satisfying view of Ooty Lake and beautiful carpet of flowers in Ooty Rose Garden. The trip can only be truly accomplished with the exciting toy train ride which gives our eyes an exhilarating view forgetting all the stress and giving comfort in this magical environment.
- Munaar, Kerala
Munaar is located along the Western Ghats in Kerala. It can be referred to as a mini hill station. The major attraction in Munaar is the lush green carpets of tea gardens covering most of area in Munaar. The Munaar tea gardens are the largest tea gardens in the country combined with Attukad waterfalls and Eravikulum National park. There are various goosebumps evoking points which gives you a panoramic view for a lifetime.
- Shillong, Meghalaya
Shillong is the Scotland of Eastern India. It is the capital city of Meghalaya encircled with pine trees. It is the home to numerous eye gawking waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, breathtaking golf courses, beautiful view points. This hill station is famous with picturesque sights and culture with amazing people and traditions. People who come here particularly visit the sceneries, zoo and museums and the Elephant Waterfalls which is the major attractive tourist site.
- Kohima, Nagaland
For those who do not know where Kohima is! Kohima is the hilly capital city of Nagaland. Kohima is filled with rich cultures and traditions that you have never heard or seen of! There are lot of adventurous activities a travel addict could do- Trekking, Birding- Nagaland is land of Birds and wildlife, Naga folk Music, Sights- ancient heritage villages, Catholic Church, Drinking- a local rice beer Zutho, attending festivals- Hornbill festival, Yemshe Festival.
- Konkan, Maharashtra
If you want to escape the buzz of the city there is perfect solution for you –Konkan Coast. This is the most appropriate getaway for people living in or near Mumbai enjoying the quiet breeze of the seas, green carpets spread across this region. Winter is the best season to head to Dapoli, the winter haven of Konkan accompanied with clean and clear beaches which provides you numerous opportunities for various activities other than building sandcastles.
Now what are you waiting for? Decide your destination and book your winter vacation now!!!