In winter, it is a different fun to roam between the mountains and the beautiful plains. The thrill increases, even more, when it has snowed on the mountains. The snow-capped plains of states like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh attract tourists.
Experiencing snowfall is truly a magical moment. It’s just a matter of building a snowman, playing with snow, and enjoying a white coating of snow. If snowfall has always been a part of your bucket list, then you don’t have to go to Switzerland for it. We are telling you about 5 such places in India where you can enjoy snowfall.
Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Gulmarg, situated in the Pir Panjal Range of the Western Himalayas, is very beautiful in winter. Here in December, the temperature drops to -8 degrees Celsius. Gulmarg is one of the best places to see snowfall in India. You can also enjoy skiing.
Mussoorie of Uttarakhand is called the queen of hills, this place is a snow paradise during winters in India. Choose a comfortable hotel there, from the window of which you can get a glimpse of the fresh white snow. Mussoorie is also famous for the famous Kempty Falls, bustling Mall Road, and Company Garden.
With snow-capped mountains, pine trees adorned with snowflakes, Mussoorie is as good as any international winter destination!
One of the best places for snowfall in India is Yumthang in Sikkim. Snowfall occurs in this city almost throughout the year. Yumthang is called the ‘Valley of Flowers‘ because it houses the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. In this sanctuary, 24 species of Rhododendron will be found, which is the state flower of Sikkim.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
There is no doubt that Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in India, which is the favorite tourist destination of most people. In the winter season, the mountains here are covered with a sheet of white snow. Snow-capped mountains and pine trees look spectacular with icy winds, light rain, and heavy snowfall. Stay there in the igloo and enjoy the picture-perfect views.
View of Paradise in Manali
There are many tourist places to visit in Himachal Pradesh, but by coming to Manali, the main tourist destination of Kullu Valley, everyone finds himself in ‘heaven’. The natural beauty of mountains and pine trees attracts tourists a lot. Manali is also known as the Valley of Colorful Flowers. It is less crowded in December. However, if there is heavy snowfall and rain, then it is not very convenient to go here. Before going here, you should get the weather information.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
If you want to experience the most beautiful snowfall, then head to Tawang city of Arunachal Pradesh. Thereafter the snowfall, the view becomes such, which you would have never imagined. Tawang is one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Usually, snowfall starts in Tawang in November, and the temperature drops below zero. The breathtaking Nurnang Falls, serene Madhuri Lake, and Sela Pass are some of the best places to visit here.
So these are the 5 best places in India where you can enjoy snowfall. Carry plenty of warm clothes with you, plan something that includes skiing, site-seeing and going to cafes.