7 Places To Visit During Winter In India

Known as "Paradise on Earth," Kashmir is a winter wonderland with snow-covered landscapes, frozen lakes, and charming houseboats on Dal Lake. Enjoy activities like skiing, snowboarding, and sipping warm Kahwa tea while taking in the breathtaking views.

Kashmir, Jammu, and Srinagar

Manali is a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh, perfect for winter escapes. The snow-covered Solang Valley offers opportunities for skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding. Roam the Old Manali streets for cozy cafes and shops.


Auli is a ski resort nestled in the Garhwal Himalayas. It boasts some of India's best skiing slopes and panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks. It's a haven for adventure enthusiasts.

Auli, Uttarakhand

While not a traditional winter destination, Jaipur offers pleasant weather during the winter months. Explore the historic forts, palaces, and vibrant markets without the scorching heat of summer.

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Shimla, the "Queen of Hill Stations," is a charming winter destination. Witness the Mall Road adorned with Christmas lights, enjoy a ride on the toy train, and savor hot gulab jamuns and tea at local stalls.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Goa's winter season, from November to February, is perfect for those seeking a beach getaway. The weather is mild, and you can enjoy water sports, vibrant nightlife, and festivals without the scorching summer sun.


Visit the Great Rann of Kutch during the Rann Utsav (Festival of Kutch) from October to February. This vast salt desert becomes a mesmerizing white landscape with cultural performances, crafts, and camping under the starry sky.

Rann of Kutch, Gujarat