India has many stunning and beautiful places to visit December. So, why go outside when we have it, in our own. There are so any places that look absolutely gorgeous.
Well, if you are planning to go on a trip this winter, here are the India most stunning places to visits.
1. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
If you love the snow and all its chilling then Tawang is the one of the most beautiful place to visit this winter.
It is in Arunachal Pradesh and situated a few kilometers to the east of Bhutan. Tawang has many natural beauties and wonderful places to visit like: Tawang monastery, Taktsang Gompa, Gorichean peak climbing, Shongaster lake, Nuranang waterfalls, Hydel power station, Bap Teng Kang waterfalls and many more.
|Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh|
2. Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir is blessed with so many beautiful places. There is more than one place to visit in Jammu and Kashmir. It has many tourist spot and snowfall almost all year through.
Gulmarg is situated in the Pripanjal Range of Western Himalayas and it is also called as the, heartland of winter sports in India’ and it is one of the best ski destinations in Asia.
Proud places to visit while you are in Gulmarg are, a ride from Gulmarg Gondola, the second largest cable care in Asia, Gulmarg ski resort, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Alpather lake and Aparwath Peak.
|Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir|
3. Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim
Sikkim is a very beautiful hill stations surrounded by the Himalayas ranges and Tsomgo lake has many attractive surrounding with beautiful clear reflections of the hills in the lake.
If you move further up of the lake, you will see Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary which is shelter to some rare birds and animals.
Places to visit are Nathula Pass, Himalayan Zoological park, Hanuman Tok and Tashi View.
|Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim|
4. Auli, Uttarakhand
Located in the Chamoli District in Uttarakhand, it is the most wonderful place for skiing and a destination for ski adventures.
Places to visits are Auli artificial lake, a glimpse of Goron Bugyal green pastures and Chattrakund.
So, if you are planning to visit Auli this Jan, then put on some woolen clothes as the temperature drops down below zero.
5. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Manali is a place where you can visit all year round but in winter the thick snow over the mountain and the restless water is the best view to see along the road side.
Also known as the Switzerland of India, it has many tourist spot to offer like the Manikaran hot sulphur bath, Hampta pass and Rohtang pass.
|manali himachal pradesh|
6. Phawngpui, Mizoram
Phawngpui is a beautiful place situated in Northeast India in the State of Mizoram. It is rich in flora and fauna and also one of the important places for pilgrimage.
Trekking to this beautiful landscape of Phawngpui is one of the best as well as exploring its beauty.
7. Nainital, Himachal Pradesh
Nainital is a very peaceful place and it is one of the most love places by many tourists. The lakes, the stunning scenery, the shops are all so majestic and mesmerizing.
Places to visit are Chandani chowk, various lakes, a view of Himalaya ranges and rock climbing. So, book your trip to Nainital this winter.
|Nainital, Himachal Pradesh|
8. Chilika lake, Odisha
Chilika is another amazing place to visit this winter. If you are a person who prefers warm temperature over cold then, Odisha is the place for you during winter season.
It is the homes to many Islands which attract lots of visitors from around the Globe. It has many legendary backgrounds.
Places to visits are Salia dam, Chilika lake sanctuary, college of arts and crafts, Narayani and Puri.
|Chilika lake, Odisha|
9. Darjeeling, West Bengal
Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station with beautiful tea garden. It is known as the queen of the hill station has many mesmerizing places to visits.
Places to visit are its famous toy train, a view of the mighty Kanchenjunga, the Tiger hills and majestic tea plantation.
|Darjeeling, West Bengal|
10. Deodar Forest, HP
If you are an adventurous soul then this forest in Himachal Pradesh is one of the best. The deep Deodar forest allows you to admire the true beauty of nature.
Here you will find the magic of nature comes to lives from one of your favorite magical movies where you can see the tyndal effect of sunrays through the thick forest. The beaming rays coming are truly magical.
|deodar forest himachal pradesh|
11. Shillong, Meghalaya
Another beautiful place to visit in winter. The temperature is chilling with cold breeze but the best season in winter and spring because summer is filling with heavy rain.
Places to visit are the Shillong peak, Elephant falls, Shnongpdeng, Mawlynnong, Laitlum and many more.
12. Jaisalmer, Jodhpur
Jaisalmer has many tourist destinations. The sand and its camel are one of the best rides throughout the dessert.
It offers you the Jaisalmer fort, the dessert safari, the Gasidar lake, the Jain temple and many more.
13. Gangtok, Sikkim
Situated in Sikkim, Gangtok is an old tourist spot and is still the best. It is extremely alluring and pleasant.
There are so many breathtaking views and trekking to the Himalayas mountain range is simply cool and a view from the cable car is just majestic as the place itself.
14. Kaziranga National Park, Assam
I personally just love the wildlife that Kaziranga has to offer. The elephant rides, the jeep Safari are just too good to not experience them.
You will be able to see some of the endangered species like the one-horned rhino, the golden langur and a few others.
|Kaziranga National Park, Assam|
15. Kutch, Gujarat
Kutch is a district in Gujarat and it is the largest district in India. It has so many beautiful scenery to see which is just so stunning.
Places to visit are the white salt dessert in the Rann of Kutch, the Kutch Museum, Shri Swaminarayan temple, the Prag Mahal and lots.
16. Wayanad, Kerala
Wayanad is a district in Kerala with many beautiful green trees. This green paradise is home to many mountains in the Western Ghats.
Places to visit are the Chembra peak, Banasura Sagar dam, Edakkal Cave, Soochippara falls and Lakkidi view point.
17. Andaman and Nicobar Island
Andaman and Nicobar Island is like a dream and one of the most sought out destination for honeymoon.
The white beach, the peaceful environment, the scenic beauty and the people itself is truly magical. You can scuba dive, ride a boat and just be so laid back at this calm and peaceful place.
|Andaman and Nicobar Island|
18. Munnar , Kerala
Munar is one of the top honeymoon destinations of Kerala; it is a destination that one can visit anytime during the year.
With temperature dropping to 11 degrees celsius, winter in Munnar is great time for activities such as trekking, rappelling, and rock climbing. Since, many people come over during this time to enjoy the gentle cold weather, it is recommended you book your hotels well in advance.
Places to visit are, Anamudi, Devikulam, Mattupetty, TATA Tea Museum, and Eravikulam National park.
19. Tamil Nadu
It is one of the cool places to visit in winter. Summer might not be the time with its monsoon but winter is the perfect place to visit all their Monuments’ and historical places.
Places to visit are the rocky sculptures, the caves, the crocodile farm and the views from the Ooty, are all just the never ending tourist’s attractions.
This French colony of India is very pleasant to visit during winter and onto the New Year. The weather is cool during this time of the year.
Places to visit are Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Pondicherry Museum, and Puducherry Museum.
So, what are you waiting for? Books your tickets well in advance and take your trips around India.