Places to see snowfall in December and January in India

Places to see snowfall in India| Ground Report | New Delhi: Due to its beautiful tourist destinations, India has a different identity in the world. Winter has knocked on your door. If you are surfing the top places to visit in India then December is the best month. You can enjoy the Christmas holidays to the fullest this month.

There are many snowy places in India, and if you want to celebrate winters where there is maximum snowfall, pack your bags and visit these places.

Places to see snowfall in India

Take a look at the list here:

Places in Himachal Pradesh to see Snowfall

Places to see snowfall in Himachal pradesh
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Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali received the first snowfall of the season in November and the city was covered with a beautiful blanket of snow. It is open throughout the year and offers a variety of pleasures to the visitors every season. The temperature can go up to 7 degrees and during the night it can drop to 0 degrees, even -5 degrees. There are more places in Himachal where you can see snowfall.

  • Shimla
  • Dalhousie
  • Khajjiar
  • Narkanda
  • Mcleodganj
  • Kufri
  • Prashar Lake
  • Rohtang La
  • Spiti valley
  • Kullu
  • Kinnaur

Places in Kashmir to see snowfall

Places to visit in Kashmir to see Snowfall
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Gulmarg, Kashmir

Gulmarg, in Jammu and Kashmir, is a place that is blessed with the kind of beauty that cannot be described in words. The maximum temperature in Gulmarg is sometimes 10 °C while the minimum temperature drops to -8 °C after December. You can enjoy skiing or go for a cable car ride in Gulmarg.

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Sonamarg, Kashmir

Sonmarg – Meadow of Gold, a beautiful hill station in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Sindh River, this valley is also known as the Golden Ground. The astonishing serenity of this valley and the sublime view of the Himalayas make it a popular winter destination. One can visit Gadsar Lake, Baltal Valley, and Zojila Pass to experience the best snowfall spots in India.

Patnitop, Jammu

Located in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, Patnitop is a hill resort located in the Shivalik range of the Himalayas. There are more places in Kashmir where you can see snowfall.

  • Pahalgam
  • Yusmarg
  • Srinagar

Places in Uttarakhand to See snowfall

places to see snowfall in Uttarakhand
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Almora, Uttarakhand 

Almora is a cantonment town in Uttarakhand and the view of the snow-capped Himalayas from this region is absolutely stunning. Surrounded by pine and old oak trees, Almora is famous for its rich cultural diversity. Almora is a hill station located in Uttarakhand and attracts tourists from all over the world.

Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand 

Situated at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range, Dhanaulti is a hill station in the Tehri district and is enjoyed by adventure lovers. You can enjoy skiing in the snow-covered areas in Dhanaulti. Dhanaulti is a hill station located in Uttarakhand and attracts tourists from all over the world. More places in Uttarakhand where you can see snow.

  • Dehradun and Mussoorie
  • Auli
  • Chopta
  • Chamoli
  • Binsar
  • Ranikhet
  • Khirsu
  • Chamba

Northeast For snow

North Sikkim

With temperatures around -2 degrees, places like Tsomgo Lake, Nathula, Yumthang, Yumesamdong, Gurudongmar Lake, and Katao receive tons of snowfall.

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Darjeeling, West Bengal 

Darjeeling is basically Manali of Bengal. Every resident of the state has visited Darjeeling at least once in their lifetime and enjoyed cakes and gifts at Glenary’s Cafe.

Tawang ,Arunachal Pradesh

December is the best time to visit Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, especially if you want to enjoy snowfall. The birthplace of the Sixth Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso, Tawang is known for its beautiful monasteries and scenic beauty. Tippi Orchid Sanctuary is a famous tourist destination in the city of Arunachal Pradesh.

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