Top 10 Winter Destinations in India for 2024

1. Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Nestled amidst breathtaking snow-covered meadows, Gulmarg is a skier's paradise and a picture-perfect winter wonderland. Gondola rides offer panoramic views, while adventure enthusiasts can hit the slopes for skiing, snowboarding, and sledding.

2. Nainital, Uttarakhand

Nestled amidst hills overlooking a serene lake, Nainital exudes colonial charm with its Victorian architecture and picturesque boathouses. Enjoy leisurely walks along the lakeside, explore heritage sites like Governor's House, or take a scenic cable car ride up to Snow View Point for breathtaking panoramas.

3. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

A haven for adventure seekers, Manali transforms into a winter wonderland during December and January. Ski down the slopes of Rohtang Pass, soak in the hot springs at Vashisht, or try paragliding for an adrenaline rush.

4.  Auli, Uttarakhand

Named the "Switzerland of India," Auli boasts stunning Himalayan vistas and world-class skiing slopes. Gondola rides, chairlifts, and skiing equipment rentals are readily available, making it ideal for both beginners and experienced skiers.

5. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

This remote hill town in the Eastern Himalayas offers a unique blend of Buddhist culture and breathtaking scenery. Visit the iconic Tawang Monastery, the second-largest Buddhist monastery in India, or explore the scenic Sela Pass.