In India, most of the festivals fall during this season making everything lively and fantastic. The snow makes everything look so much more exotic and stunning at the same time. Diwali, Christmas and also the much awaited New Year’s Eve falls at this time. The best way to get rid of all the physical and mental pressure is certainly not very far away.

Some of the brilliant places in India you should beyond any doubt visit during winters are mentioned below.

Dawki, Shillong

Being one of the major trade centers of India and Bangladesh, you can see many people coming here for the boat ride competition which is usually held during the winter months. You can stay in any good hotel in Shillong depending on your budget which is just 90 km away from the site. The water of the river is so beautiful that you can see through it. Dawki is famous for its Oranges, so make sure you get yourself a bunch of it. The place can be reached by air, rail or roadways but from Guwahati.

Kasargod, Kerala

This place also stands as an important trade center. Kasargod has a very rich culture and heritage. It is a blend of both beautiful beaches and splendid hills. The most famous destination here is the Bekal Fort and also other admirable temples. It is just 45km away from the Bajpe Airport in Mangalore. Regular buses and trains also ferry people around. The temperature during the winter months is quite moderate.

Kalpetta, Wayanad District, Kerela

Well-known for its Coffee plantations, Kalpetta is just 51 km away from the Calicut International Airport. There are several places to visit and acknowledge and they are Soochipara falls, Banasura Hills, Pookote lake, Jain Temple Wayanad, Neelimala viewpoint and much more. The temperature is quite moderate throughout the season.

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Widely known as the Pink City of India, this will quite take you to a snapback into the medieval times. The best time to visit this place is during the winters as the temperature tends to be very hot during the summer season as compared to other parts of Northern India. Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur Zoo, Nahargarh Fort are few to name. Do not miss buying bangles made of Lakh and the famous Jaipur fabric bedsheets.


This city perhaps tops the list of every young trip planner. People who want to have a rocking time of their life with their friends can try all sorts of water sports and shack dining. Some of the best E.D.M festivals like Vh1 Supersonic and Sunburn often happen over here in the month of December. Taking sunbath at the beach is a must.


Are you a snow person? Do you really enjoy skiing? Then this is perhaps the best place for you. You will also find the longest ropeway of Asia over here. You need to carry warm clothes because it is very very cold during December. Some of the places that you should visit are Nanda Devi, Auli Artificial lake, Trishul peak and more. Do not forget to try the local sweet Bal Mithai.

Rann of Kutch

The best place to visit the place is from November to February as it marks the beginning of the White Desert Festival ie Kutch Rann Utsav. You can certainly buy ethnic jewelry and clothes from the shopping set up. Some places that you should visit are Maa Ashapura temple, Narayan Sarovar Century, Kala Dungar, Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary etc.

The Andaman Islands

Winters are considered as one of the best times to visit this place. You can visit the Radhanagar Beach, Havelock, Elephanta beach, Ross Islands, Vijaynagar beach and Rajiv Gandhi water and sports complex. The most beautiful part of your visit would be encountering a flock of butterflies every now and then if you are lucky. The place is well connected by airport, railways and through road too. You can also visit the Mount Harriet National Park best known for dense forests, saltwater crocodiles and turtles. The place is full of scenic beauty.

So pack your bags well in advance and experience the most amazing trip of this season because winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth.

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