7 Places to Hit for some Fun in the Snow This Season!!
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Manali is always been favorite among people when it comes to choose holiday destination in Winters. Snowfall just arrived in Manali and people are going crazy about it. Manali also many other tourist attractions like Rohtang Pass, Jogini Waterfall, Solang Valley and many others.
NOTE: Do not miss Ice Skiing in Solang Valley.
Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh
Mcleodganj can be your best pick for the destination for coming weekend. Mcleodganj has many things to offer like Tea Gardens in Dharamshala, Trekking to mighty Triund, Home of Dalai Lama "Dalai lama Temple". Mcleodganj is also considered as small Tibet. You will find snowfall at this point, so what are you waiting for?
NOTE: Cover yourself properly for Triund.
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar can be a second name of "Jannat". The Capital of Jammu and Kashmir is covered with Snow. Dal Lake, Betaab Valley, Shankaracharya Hill, Betaab Valley and Sonmarg are some tourist attractions in Srinagar. But the best thing to do in Srinagar at this point is sit back, drink kahwa with the local bread and enjoy the snowfall.
Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
source Ladakh can be the option only for those people who have been to mountains before. The capital of Ladakh region "Leh" is around 3500 meter above sea level can will be rigorously cold in winters. The temperature in January goes down to -20 degree. One can get sick because of the lack of acclimatization.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
source Shimla is the best place for the weekend getaways with your friends or family from Delhi or Chandigarh. Shimla just saw its first snowfall on 23rd January and hope it is going to stay here for a long. Shimla also has the best option for skiing lovers. Kufri which is about 10 kms away from shimla is one of the best spots for Ice Skiing in Winters.
Auli, situated in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand, is the best place for Ice Skiing and for Adventure lovers. Auli has India's best Ice slopes and a heaven for people with wanderlust. Temperature in Auli In January goes down to -10 degrees.
Dhanaulti is one of the beautiful destination in Uttarakhand. Dhanaulti is near to Mussorie an this place has emerged as favourites among tourists because of snowfall during winters. This hill station is located a on elevation of 2286 meters above sea level. This beautiful hill station is surrounded by panoramic views of Himalayas, Deodar and tall oak trees.
source Chakrata is again showing that Uttarakhand has endless list of beautiful places. This beautiful hill station is located on the elevation of 2118 meters above sea level, cradled in the district of Dehradun and favourites among backpackers. The temperature in Chakrata in Winters can go down to -5 degrees.
The ageless beauty of Gulmarg reflects the purity of nature. This small yet magnificent town is haven for the adventure seekers and a paradise for nature lovers. Toddle along the vast stretches of flower-clad meadows and sway through the alpine mountains replete with snow. Gulmarg invokes adventure instincts and at the same time offers a refreshing ambiance to retain peace of mind- it is a perfect melange to savour the taste of real Kashmir.
Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir
Pahalgam (2,730m), is situated at the confluence of the stream from the Sheshnag lake and the Lidder river. It is most famously associated with the annual Amarnath Yatra that starts from Chandanwari, about 16km away. Pahalgam can be enchanting in winter, located as it is between steep hills. While it does not offer much by way of skiing, there are some lovely walks you can take. Baisaran, a lovely meadow surrounded by a forest of pine is not too far away. There are eight tiny villages around Pahalgam, where you spend cold snowy mornings sipping kahwah.