5 places in India that are cold throughout the year

India is renowned for its diversity in terms of climate, religion, language and culture. There are places with cold winds and snowfall and others that experience intense temperatures of about 50 degrees Celsius. The biggest fraction of the world’s largest mountain range, the Himalayas, is found in the Indian subcontinent. Therefore, India makes up the top travel destination in the globe when it comes to the coldest tourist attractions because of its high-altitude hill stations. India has a large number of places where the annual average low is below zero, making them excellent summer travel destinations.

Here are 5 places in India that are cold throughout the year


1. Dras, Ladakh

At -45 degrees Celsius, Dras is among the coldest places in India. It is referred to as the “Gateway to Ladakh” and is situated 3280 meters above sea level. This area is full of ridges, snow-capped mountains and beautiful scenery.

2. Siachen Glacier

Siachen, with an average temperature of -50 degrees Celsius, is another of India’s coldest places. It is 5,783 feet above the ground. All year long, there are significant snowfall and snowstorms in this area.

3. Sela Pass, Tawang

Arunachal Pradesh’s Sela Pass, which lies between the districts of Tawang and West Kameng, is known as the “Icebox of India.” It has an average temperature of -15 degrees Celsius and is situated at an altitude of 4170. Snow-covered Sela Pass provides a stunning view of the eastern Himalayas.

4. Gulmarg, Jammu, and Kashmir

Gulmarg is a small yet stunning village in the Pir Panjal Peaks in the western Himalayan region. It is often referred to as the “heartland of winter sports.” Gulmarg translates to “Meadow of Flowers.” Known as one of India’s top locations for snowfall, Gulmarg has an attractive appearance.

5. Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

Kufri, a charming town in Himachal Pradesh, is located 20 kilometres from Shimla. It is a stunning hill station surrounded by beautiful landscape. Kufri, which is close to the Himalayan range, is a haven for adventure sports like sledding and skiing as well as a trekking and hiking enthusiast’s dream destination.