Most noteworthy for everyone who is in Love with Winters and the beauty, passion and romance that it brings along! This is an amazing feeling and Snowfall is like icing on the cake…:)
The very fact of Snow is such an amazement- Roger Ebert
While you would like to visit and appreciate the beauty, here is a list of places in India that can be visited in late December and early January to encounter Snowfall:
#1# Munsiari, Uttarakhand
Munsiari as the name itself means “place with snow“. Most of all it lies at the base of the great Himalayan ranges and acts as a start of various treks. Hence, this is a fast growing tourist destination and a choice for many adventure freaks, trekkers, nature lovers and not to forget people who want to enjoy Snow!
#2# Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district. During winters this place turns into a Ski ground and many other sports. Most noteworthy, the panoramic view that this place offers is absolutely breathtaking and mesmerising.
#3# Auli, Uttarakhand
Auli is known as the Ski destination of India. The slopes here are a delight for both professional skiers and novices. Especially relevant, the government tourism department conducts Winter sports competition to encourage Skiing in India.
#4# Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang town in located in the North-eastern part of India. It is famous for its Monasteries and various beautiful passes. Tawang receives heavy snowfall every year during December- January. Hence there is also provisions of skiing in the town.
#5# Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Gulmarg is a hill station in Kashmir. Most of all a famous and much-visited spot in winters when the whole area is covered with thick sheets of snow. Hence, it is one of the popular destinations for Skiing in India. Gulmarg offers various winter sports and also is one of the best Skiing destinations in Asia.
#6# Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh
Narkanda is a town in Shimla district. It is yet another Skiing destination in winters. It is surrounded by magnificent peaks and famous for its apple and cherry cultivation. Hence this is surely a wonderful place to visit in winters.
#7# Katao, Sikkim
Katao is situated in the north of Sikkim. It is known as ‘The Switzerland of Sikkim’ and is a treat for all adventure sports lovers. Most of all this place has to offer magnificent views to its visitors and encounters pleasant snowfall. As a result, this place seems even beautiful.
#8# Landour, Uttrakhand
Landour is a small cantonment town in Uttrakhand. Both Landour and Mussoorie are known as Twin towns and consequently ‘Queens of the Hills‘. This small town turns into a beautiful white stretch on snowfall. And the same can be enjoyed on foot.
#9# Triund, Himachal Pradesh
Triund is a small town in Kangra district, famous for its trek. The trail is rocky and cut into steps at some places. In addition, there is a provision of campsite up there. Maybe there are some chances of this place to be inaccessible due to heavy snowfall in January.
#10# Lava, West Bengal
Snowfall in West Bengal? Hard to believe no! Lava is a little township in WestBengal. The beauty that can not be defined in words. Furthermore, it has to offer crystal clear blue sky, snow peaked mountains, passes etc. Also famous for its Monastries.
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Which is your favourite snow place in India? Comment below and let us know! Go Banjare! :)