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5 Places to Visit during Winter in India

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It's time for the best & beautiful days of the year! Time for holidays, time to spend time with family, time to shop, time to try something new & not-done-before-stuff, time to have some adrenaline rush, as time that made you wait for so long is here. From watching the sunrise view through your lavish hotel balcony, to sipping that hot chocolate, from getting cozy while its cold, to playing in the snowfall, from buying gifts for Christmas & new year for your beloved to curling up in the bonfire, go for skiing or climbing a mountain, its time all the fun begins. Book you tickets, pack your bags, shout out 'Hooorrayyy!!! and whoooooss...' Your Winter Holiday has begun. Saved all Excitement for the winter trip here, here are some of the best places you would like to pitch into:

Himanchal Pradesh

Himachal praesh

Be it summer or winter, the first place that undoubtedly comes to anybody's mind is Himanchal Pradesh. Located in the Northern India, Himanchal is endowed with serene lakes, lofty snow-capped mountains, lush green surroundings, golden valleys, flower filled meadows, icy rivers, gushing white water streams, picturesque natural scenery, colorful culture, adventure sports, festivals and celebrations round the year with one and all unparalleled beauty a place can have.

This incredible, beautiful and enchanting state has lot of mesmerizing destinations like Manali, Kullu, Dharmasala, Macledoganj, Dalhousie, Shimla, Spiti Valley and may others. Added to it, the enigma of the place attracts people from every nook & corner of the world. It is house to famous temples, Buddhist monasteries, churches and gururdwara and a land to various palaces, forts and residence to historical & cultural prominence spread all over the state. Bestowed with towering peaks, mountains, & rivers, this place is a gateway to adventure junkies and thrill seekers for trekking, zorbing, paragliding, skiing, hiking, heli-skiing, ice skating, water rafting, archery, camping, mountain cycling and more. It's all about epic journeys and sublime experiences that you will plant in your memory for ever.

Rann Utsav at Great Rann of Kutch

rann utsav

A White desert by definition in the state of Vibrant Gujarat. Rann of Kutch is the ocean of culture - beauty with a glorious past captured in its tradition, the culture that is not only preserved but celebrated too. The Rann Utsav at Rann of Kutch begins at the start of November and extends till end of February. You will find decorated camel rides, tents for stay, variety of craft ranging from weaving, patchwork, clock printing, bandhani, tie-and-dye, rogan art and other ethnic styles of embroidery to marvelous pottery, wood carving, metal crafts and shell work with yummy food stalls, and handicraft shops. Activities include para motoring, rifle shooting, spa treatment, colorful cultural shows, folk dances and many more to your surprise. Planning for the Rann Utsav on a full moon day will be best treat to your eyes and soul.



Once a transit point to the historic silk route from Tibet to India, Zuluk is a small village beside winding road and is relatively an emerging and offbeat destination in east Sikkim. With a nice sparking weather and its location on a hilltop, the place has almost 32 hairpin turns that makes its thrilling and heart throbbing. This quiet place can give you the best sunrise view over Mt. Kanchenjunga and its allied peaks from Thambi view point. It's quite a treat to watch the glittering rays of rising sun kissing the snow-clad peak which slowly turns crimson, then golden and finally silver.

Other spots are padamchen, Lungthung, Narthang, Kupup Lake, and Tukla valley, which are absolutely & surprisingly beautiful to watch. All you feel to do is to watch the stunning beauty without blinking your eyes and feel the fresh cold breeze.



Literally meaning thousands of islands, Lakshadweep is an Indian territory of islands covered with blue sea, white beaches, the lagoons that wash the shore with coral reefs. Renowned for its impressive natural beauty, and exotic marine life, the place has many spots like Agatti Islands, Kadmat, Bngaram Islands, Kavaratti, Minicoy Islands, Andretti Islands, Kalpeni Islands, and Amindavi Islands, which houses diverse water activities, luxurious relaxing beach resorts, aquariums and famous choir products. You can get traditional coral shells, classic oysters, coconut shells, decorative pieces, stylish jewelry, ashtrays, cutlery, pearls and wonderful beach handicrafts from the local shops. The place serves some lip smacking cuisine with variety of sea food and different types of biscuits, curried canned fish and tinned tuna.



From fairy tale palaces to epic forts to colorful festivals and wildlife encounters, this place is at its best and regarded as the jewel in India's crown. As the realm of erstwhile Maharajas, their lavish palaces and majestic forts, Rajasthan doesn't take much time to make people fall in love. It offers you with a heavy blend of culture, history, and people welcoming you with smiling faces to acknowledge you of their past of chivalry & heroism, golden sand dessert, traditional handicrafts, and authentic cuisine and awe inspiring palaces all contributing to make it an ideal vacation spot.

Some of the famous places to visit are Jaipur City palace, Lake Pichola in Udaipur, Udaipur Fort, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jodhpur, Mount Abu, Ajmer, Jaisalmer and Fateh Sagar Lake and more that will lure you to its beauty and charismatic charm. The palaces in Rajasthan give you an insight of Panoramic Landscape and the artistic glance of those times.
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