India is a land of rich heritage and before you plan your holidays here are some interesting places and reliving every moment of life.
Gulmarg in J&K is actually a place curated straight from heaven. This hill town nestled in the northern-most state of India is magical every year but its charm is enhanced upon the arrival of winters. The snow-laden landscape and frozen lakes make this place a perfect destination for snowing activities like skiing and snowboarding. Adventure lovers can satisfy their hunger for some adrenaline rush by trekking on one of the many trails.
Rann of Kutch
If you desire to camp under the stars on the largest salt desert in sub-zero; then, head to Rann of Kutch during the winter months. Famous for the Rann Utsav -a 2-month cultural festival. This place looks like something straight out of dreams. Traditional food, authentic handicrafts, desert safari, and stargazing, with the complimentary wide expanse of white land, is like never before. The Kutch Festival attracts lakhs of tourists from all around the world, so book tickets now.
From bachelors to senior citizens all want to go to Goa at least once. The onset of winters marks the beginning of party season throughout the world and what better place to kick-start your New Year celebrations than the party capital of India. Pleasant climate, serene beaches, a variety of water sports, throbbing nightclubs, and parties that continue till the dawn make this destination a perfect getaway to escape the chills of winter. Travelers love the place for the Goa Carnival, Goa Film Festival, and Christmas parties, and let’s not forget the beaded or shell ornaments.
If you want to enjoy winters at a hill station but can’t bear the cold then head to Wayanad for a dream vacation amidst the Western Ghats. Situated in the ‘God’s Own Country, Kerala, this picturesque town has everything one looks for on a holiday. Food, culture, history, and warm people. To make things more interesting there are several bird-watching spots and trekking trails in Wayanad that attract tourists from all over the country.
What’s a place without the sound of the temple bells. Varanasi is one of the holiest places to visit. The sacred ghats, religious hymns, and ashrams fill the city with a heavenly and peaceful air. Soaking in the sunrise and sunset, taking a boat ride in the misty Ganges, and sitting by the ghats, and absorbing the peace and religious ceremonies are the highlights of visiting this city in the winters.