Best places to go for the winter vacation
Best places to go for the winter vacation
The Winter season is just around the corner and you still have time to plan a trip with your loved ones. It would be heavenly to spend your winter vacation in the most aesthetic places.

And when it comes to traveling, India offers some of the most stunning places that just couldn't satiate your soul in just one trip. Here is a list of the 8 best places to visit this winter season. We guarantee you would be tempted to go back once your trip is over


Kutch, Gujarat

While summers might not be the ideal time to visit Kutch in Gujarat, the winter season is better suited to be in this exotic place. The grand Rann Utsav is a festival that happens every year in Kutch at the time of winter. It provides a unique combination of music, dance, and the natural beauty of White Rann. This celebration also offers the experience of tent city luxury. Experiencing Kutch on the full moon day is like the cherry on top as the atmosphere is just simply unexplainable in words. The Rann Utsav makes Kutch the most ideal place to explore during winters.



It's a fact that any season is perfect to experience this beautiful place but the beaches in Goa hits different in winter. You can spend this winter season enjoying the beaches in Goa and afternoons filled with dance and music. Plus, you can have a beautiful tan after the trip to make everyone jealous! SUNBURN FESTIVAL is held in December where you can release your whole year's stress by witnessing a solid combo of music, and entertainment. In this festival, renowned artists from different countries come together to entertain the audience. If you are passionate about music, then you definitely need to experience this music festival in Goa. 



Nainital is one of the greatest gems of Uttarakhand. This super charming hill station is located at the green foothills of the Kumaon ranges, making it the perfect holiday destination for all the nature lovers out there. The stunning Naini Lake is the major tourist attraction in Nainital as people from all over the world head to this gorgeous hill station just to experience this lake. Nainital is also known for its stunning colonial structures that enhance the beauty of this place. It is an extraordinary experience to visit Nainital during winters when the cozy atmosphere adds a lot of charm to this exotic place.



While it is not advisable to visit Kerala in summer because of the hot and humid climate, it is certainly the most ideal destination for winter vacation. This place is popular for its backwaters, Ayurveda spas, sparkling lush green vegetation, stunning beaches, and also for various eye-catching temples. The soothing culture and art will surely attract you. You need to visit Munnar, Kovalam, Trivandrum, and Alleppey at the time of winter to get one of the most heart-warming sceneries of your life.




Manali is the most popular hill station in North India as you can enjoy this adventurous hill station with your whole family. The Dussehra celebration is highly recommended to experience in winter. You get to experience the calm and cozy weather with soft winds blowing throughout the winter season. This is one of the most popular places to witness during winter vacation. Kullu Manali is the dream of every traveler as you can witness the most beautiful view in the form of serene cascades. People especially come to Manali to experience the calmness of Jogini Falls. Rahala Falls is 17 km from Manali and is a must-visit waterfall as it provides the most romantic atmosphere. 


Manali's monsoon season ends in September, and winter arrives in October. Make sure to pack plenty of warm clothes for winter because the temperature can drop below zero. December or January are the best times to enjoy snowfall. Taking the Delhi to Manali bus is the best way to get to Manali.


Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful states of India that embodies the most aesthetic and lively cities and one of them is Jaipur. The countless Havelis, forts, and palaces will surely provide the most royal experiences of your life and you will find yourself craving to live in one of these places for life. Winter is the most perfect time to enjoy the long walks through its specimens of history. The art and architecture will be enough to make this a heartfelt trip to carry in your heart for life. Desert safaris and lakes make the evening a lot more exciting and fun. The memories made in this pink city will force you to experience this place over and over again. This place is heaven for all the shopaholics out there as they can shop from various popular shopping markets at affordable prices.



Jodhpur is another beautiful place located in Rajasthan. If you want to experience the serene beauty of nature, then you need to visit this place in winter for at least a lifetime. You have to try desert safari and authentic Rajasthani meals in order to get the true essence of Jodhpur. This is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan as the colorful bazaars and Rajput connection with this city will be enough to keep you entertained throughout the trip. Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, and Mandore Gardens are some of the must-visit places if you ever went to Jodhpur. 



If you are someone who is passionate about adventure sports, then Rishikesh should be your next holiday destination for winter. The pleasant weather in December makes it an ideal time to explore the goodness this beautiful city has to offer. Winter is the best time to indulge in adventure thrills such as river rafting, camping, kayaking, Bungee Jumping, and more. The ayurvedic therapies will make this trip a relaxing holiday.



A hanging bridge named Lakshman Jhula has been captivating the tourist's attention forever. Winter is a great time to shop for loved ones in Rishikesh. The paragliding session in Rishikesh is a thrilling experience and it needs to be experienced by every adventure lover out there. Rishikesh will go to be your dream come true holiday destination and we bet you wouldn't want to leave this beautiful place once the trip ends!