Five Destinations to Spend the Winter Holidays in India

Five Destinations to Spend the Winter Holidays in India
Last Updated: December 13, 2018

India is known for its all pervasive diversity. The climate of India, at its various geographical areas, is also very diverse. There are certain places in India which reach their bloom during the winter season.

Following are the five destinations which can offer a traveler the most remarkable experience this winter:



Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Auli is a small hill station and a popular destination for skiing. There is a resort which is run by the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited (GMVNL), which is a government agency. In addition to accommodation and food it also provides training in skiing. There is a cable car (or chair-lift) which is used by tourists to reach Auli. There are certain routes through which one can trek one’s way to Auli and areas around it. The place provides breathtaking panoramic views of the great peaks that surround it.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Located in the Bay of Bengal, it consists of a large group of islands, numbering around 600. The best time to visit the place is from the middle of January to the middle of May.

In Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park one can see the exotic coral reefs through the glass bottom boats. One can also check out the only active volcano of India situated in the Barren Island and also do volcanic diving over there. Scuba diving and snorkelling are also undertaken at various islands like Havelock, North Bay and Rutland Island. The capital city of Port Blair consists of a very significant historical monument called the Cellular Jail, which at the time of British rule was used to imprison Indian freedom fighters.One can have fresh seafood and coconuts at all times, during one’s stay while relaxing at the exotic beaches.



People looking to escape the chilly winds at their home towns in winter can head straight to Goa to get temporary and wonderful relief. It is also the best time to visit the place as the weather is pleasant and dry. Situated on the western coast of the country it is blessed with numerous beautiful beaches which are famous worldwide like Anjuna, Vagator and Baga. There are very old churches, temples and forts which represent the religious and historical side of Goa.



As a tourist destination, Kerala has much to offer. It has many enticing beaches, beautiful lakes, rivers, lush green mountains, waterfalls and wild life reserves. Among the various hill stations of Kerala, Munnar is the most famous followed by others like Wayanad, Wagamon, Peermade and Nelliampathi. Some of the most famous beaches are Varkala , Kovalam, Kozhikode, Muzhappilangadu and Bekal. Athirapally waterfalls are one of the best waterfalls of India. A great way to explore Kerela is through its backwaters on a houseboat; and if the trip is combined with the Ayurvedic massage and treatments, then that can end up to be the most rejuvenating tour one can ever have.



Winter is the best time to visit Rajasthan. It is well known world over for its historical monuments, lakes, deserts, customs, fairs and festivals, wildlife and so on. The prominent marks of Rajput era can be found all over Rajasthan. Most popular tourist hubs are Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Bikaner. These places are visited for their numerous and magnificent forts and palaces, ancient temples, lakes, sweets and snacks. Rajasthan also has a famous bird sanctuary called Keoladeo National Park and two tiger reserves – Ranthambore and Sariska.

One can have an authentic feel of the desert through the desert safari in Thar which can be undertaken on a camel or a jeep.

The choices given over here are excellent in their own right. Each of it promises to indulge the traveler in the exuberance provided by the climate and their geographical locations.

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Published: 26 Sep, 2013
Kamlesh Nayal


Kamlesh Nayal is the Senior Tour Manager at With his great managerial skills he takes care of the domestic clientele of the organization. Along with the administrative expertise, he is blessed with a tremendous writing style. Packed with precise factual information, his write ups are very helpful for both Indian and foreign tourists.

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