Dalhousie is ideal for anyone who enjoys colonial charm. Winters bring out the best of this place as the mercury falls below freezing point and the chilly breeze invites you to come out and have the time of your life. December sees a horde of trekking enthusiasts as Dalhousie hosts the National Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition.
2. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
Famous for the Rann Utsav – two-month long cultural festival – this place looks something straight out of dreams. Traditional food, authentic handicrafts, desert safari and star gazing, complemented by a wide expanse of white land. The Kutch Festival invites lakhs of tourists from all around the world, so we recommend you make your bookings way in advance.
Udaipur has the magnificent Lake Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jag Mandir, Lake Pichola and many such medieval-era marvels are the reason behind it. The number of visitors particularly increases in the winters as the lakes and surrounding Aravali hills work in tandem to keep the temperature just perfect for sightseeing.
4. Gangtok, Sikkim
From Buddhist pilgrims to trekkers, tourists to honeymooners, every kind of traveller can find an activity of their interest in Gangtok. Rich flora and fauna, tranquil high-altitude lakes, colourful monasteries and views of the surreal Himalayas entice you like no other place. While Gangtok doesn’t receive any snowfall, the temperature soars around 4 degrees, so be mindful while packing for the trip.
Mussoorie in winters transforms into a white paradise thanks to the heavy snowfall it receives. The snow-covered pine, oak, and cedar trees, buildings, roads, and mountains elevate the romantic vibe of this hill station. You can soak in the winter panorama from the Lal Tibba Scenic View Point and walk on the snowy street of the Mall Road.