Get ready the long-awaited winters are finally here and cold breeze are welcoming the season in every parts of the country. Now is the time to pack your bags and head for some of the popular locations in India . While hill stations like Manali and Shimla get blanketed in snowoffering tourists to get into some unique winter sportsthe usually warm Kerala, Rajasthan and Goa cool down offering tourists ideal environment to explore these location. This is when the entire world decides to land up to these destinations and you’d be well-advised to book them well in advance.
From the surplus of beaches to trendy fine-dining restaurants and local markets, all set within close vicinity of the evergreen vacationer’s paradise’s sandy stretches, Goa’s unique charm never gets fed up. Popular in equal measure with freaks, backpackers, couples looking for a romantic break, litterateurs and thrill seekers. Goa genuinely has something for everyone! Age-old cathedrals, harking back to the state’s colonial past; a vast expanse of forested hinterland; a vibrant food and music scene; not to forget the beautiful ambience at the numerous beaches. Goa’s diversity of experiences mean that there’s no room for boredom here. In winters also the sea is lukewarm in the days and the sun’s harshness disappears with the coming of December. No better time to head here!
Want to visit the Indian equivalent of Bollywoods extravagant Swiss film locations. Look no further than HimachalPradesh, the cherry of which is the dream-like hill station?Manali. Also a favourite with Indian filmmakers the town and its adjoining location of Kullu and Solang offers the mighty snow-covered Dhauladhar peaks, bubbling rivers, apple farms and ancient temples. Solang is also arguably, one of the best places in the India to go for skiing, paragliding, rafting. While adventure passionate can get their thrills hurtling down snow-covered hillsides, epicures can enjoy scrumptious local delicacies at the city’s numerous street stalls. Also no forget to try Lugdi a crude beer made from fermented rice or barley in the plains and Himalayan parts of Manali
Blanketed by snow-covered pine and deodar trees, the town of Shimla uncovers its best mode during the winter months. Even though the city’s popular Mall Road area has become disordered, Shimla’s beauty still exists for those who choose to seek it out. Shoppers will find the Mall where they can have their heart’s fill of exotic spices, woollens, handicrafts, fabric and other souvenirs. Like in other vacation towns don’t be afraid to bargain to get the best deals! Those looking for an adventure-packed vacation have their pick of paragliding, ice skating and trekkinga number of adventure tour operators in the main city area cater to thrill-seekers. For those who want nothing more than a bit of refreshment can opt to check into one of the town’s luxury resorts for a spot of peace and rest.
There’s no better time to see Rajasthan than the winter when the beautiful Thar deserts cools down considerably. Jaisalmer, though relatively remote, has maintained its charm and popularity and is one of Rajasthan’s most-famous visited destinations. With impressive forts and beautiful maintained historical sites that echo its rich history, there’s plenty to visit and explore in the town. And further out, those looking out to the sand dunes can do so on camel back for safaris that usually wind up with a local musical performance and dinner under the stars. There’s plenty to shop toolocal art n craft and traditional apparel are the most popular buys for visitors. If you plan now, then you’ll make it just in time for the vibrant Desert Festivalno better time to see this exceptional city.
Marked by the complicated network of the backwaters and beautiful coconut trees, Kerala’s popularity has only increased over the past few years. Once the sole of high-end travellers, a host of new budget hotels and economically priced lodging options have opened up to the state to an entirely new demographic of visitors. Kerala is still comparitively costly; however, there is no better time to break your vacation expense and head to God’s Own Country in the winter.