Winter in India experiences a huge influx of visitors from across the world due to its soothing climate throughout the nation. In India it is not so harsh cold as it is in few of the European nations and North American countries because the nation offers a pleasant weather in winter times. While the winter continues from November till February - March but few of the spots will continue to thrill beyond those months. Explore our top 10 best places in India to visit in winter 2022.

If you are a mountain lover, ski enthusiast or an admirer of hill stations then the states of Jammu & Kahmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim along with the entire region of Himalayan belt are waiting to embrace you amidst of their heavenly beauties. Places like Kerala, Rajasthan Goa, Puducherry have comfortable winter climates with cool breeze and picturesque destinations to offer.

At LCC Travels & Rentals our inbound and domestic travel experts have brought you the Top 10 best places in India to visit in winter 2022 especially best hill stations to visit in winter in India and top forests and beaches to visit in winter in India.

Best Hill Stations to Visit in Winter in India

  1. Gulmarg, Kashmir: One of the top film shooting locations and most popular hill station of India, Gulmarg is a heavenly destination for skiing. Located on the Pir Panjal range of Western Himalayas, Gulmarg is a heart for winter sports in India. It is also rated as the Asia’s seventh best ski destination and hosts the highest green golf course in the world at an altitude of 2650m.

  2. Manali, Himachal Pradesh: Settled in the north of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is a famous holiday destination and most popular spot for honeymoons. It is perfect gateway for both skiing and trekking in the valleys of snowcapped mountains. An ideal destination for paragliding, rafting, and mountaineering, Manali is a hotspot for adventure travel and sports.

  1. Auli, Uttarakhand: Known as mini-Switzerland of India, Auli stands tall as one of the beautiful hill stations of India. The region hosts snow cladded slopes with mesmerizing Deodar and Oak forests making it ideal for the tourists to experience picture perfect mountain range and wooden huts. Auli is equally popular for winter sports and adventure sports.

  1. Shillong, Meghalaya: The capital of Meghalaya and located in the north-eastern part of India, Shillong is one of the best hill stations to visit in winter in India. Famous for beautiful landscapes, tallest waterfalls, caves, amazing people and culture, Shillong is a destination of clouds and pine trees.

  2. Gangtok, Sikkim: Surrounded by West Bengal, Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet, Gangtok is perhaps the most popular destination in eastern India based on the footfall the city experiences every year.  Gangtok is a serene destination with great food, Buddhist monasteries and interesting culture, certainly an amazing destination to visit in winter.

  1. Munnar, Kerala: Referred to as the “Kashmir of South”, Munnar of Kerala offers spellbinding landscape and adventurous activities. Situated at an altitude of 1500-2500 m above sea level and surrounded by hills and striped tea plantations, Munnar stands out to be one of the desired hill stations of India in winter.

Forests and Beaches to Visit in Winter in India

  1. Puducherry: Puducherry, one of the seven Union Territories of India, is renowned for its French architecture, colonial structures, lip smacking French cuisines, beautiful Indian coast, Café corners, and many fun activities.

  1. Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand: The majestic Jim Corbett National Park is famous for its Tiger richness and several jungle safaris for you to explore the natural beauty and raw wildlife. An eco-tourism destination, Corbett National Park hosts approximately 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 species of reptiles.

  1. Goa: The tiny state on the south-western coast of India, is extremely popular for its scenic beaches, natural beauty, and fun filled events. Winter is the ideal time to visit Goa if you wish to spend your holidays in a tropical paradise with a pristine landscape. Nature, adventure, food, culture and festivals all together makes Goa a spot in demand.

  1. Ranthambore, Rajasthan: Winter is the best time to visit Ranthambore National Park due to its pleasant weather condition and comfortable temperature. Famous for its Tiger Reserve and diverse nature, Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and major wildlife tourist attraction of India.
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