Weather in India during winters are warm, coupled with snow. The air is chill, still an ounce of warmth is seen all over. Normally winter month starts from November and stretches till March. South India winter is full of fresh greenery, in the months of winter, while north India is covered with white snow to play and enjoy, west India has lot of beaches to relax during winter, while east India has bountiful nature to see during winter. Winter travel is an ideal time to travel for many family vacations, honeymooners, adventure lovers and pilgrimage goers. A weather which doesn’t make you sweat, a weather which gives you freshness and beauty of the nature to see all over. So winter travels here is a list of places you can plan to visit in winter.
–DARJEELING- It is called the queen of hills, which is nestled among the mountains of Kanchenjunga. Darjeeling Himalayan railway is a world heritage site. The very name Darjeeling is derived from the Tibetan word Dorje meaning place or land. Tigher hill, Miri, Bhutia busty monastery, Tibet museum, rock garden, Bengal natural history museum, Lloyd botanical garden are some places to see. While momos, alu dum, Nepali thali, thukpa, Darjeeling Tea, organisation are yummy to taste. It is an ideal spot for skiing, paragliding, trekking in winter for adventure lovers. Best time to visit in winter-December to March travellers get to see the snowing, snow capped mountains, colourful Christmas and new year celebration.
–AULI- A holiday popular winter destination an a pilgrimage spot too. It is called Auli bugyal meadow Located at Uttaranchal. Auli lies on the way to Badrinath, Hanuman temple, Nanda Devi Peak, Chenab lak, Vishnu Prayag, joshimath, Gursol bugyal, Trishul Peak are places to see. Garhwali, Gharwali delicacies, kachmuli, green tea with butter, lot of vegetarian dishes, balmithai are famous to eat, while skiing, trekking, are popular adventure sports. December-February is the best time to visit during winter. Travellers will get a view of bountiful nature, snow covered slopes, and a best place to rejuvanate oneself.