Top 6 places for your winter itinerary
Winter is best season for travelling
Winter is set to descend upon the Indian subcontinent. All those plans which had to be shelved due to summer heat or monsoon chaos now is the opportunity to realize them.
Snow-laden peaks and snowfall are what we generally picture when we think of winter, no? Well, India has more on offer, than that. We have listed your options, from desert sunset in Jaisalmer to parties in Goa to the backwaters of Kerala, and not to miss..snow!
Known as the land of tranquillity, Munnar is surrounded by rolling lush green hills dotted with tea plantations, in the Western Ghats. It also has a lot on offer, catering to both honeymooners and adventure seekers. Treks to Anaimudi (South India’s highest peak) for picturesque views and camping, followed by mesmerizing sunrise, the climb is worth it. While, Mattupetty Dam and Lakkam falls, make a romantic spot for a couple, yo!
Bonus tip! Visit Eravikulam Park to see the hills aflame with blue Neelakurinji, which are known to grow once in 12 years.
Moderate temperatures and cool breezes warrant a heavy footfall of tourists in Tamil Nadu, probably the best season to explore the state steeped with natural beauty, spirituality, and history. Ooty and Kodaikanal, are two particular hill stations that no tourist would dare miss it! And that is not all. In the coastal city of Kanyakumari, relax while gazing at the sunset amid the gushing waves of the Indian ocean.
Once a French colonial stronghold, Puducherry charms one with its French architecture, food, and atmosphere. Situated adjacent to the Bay of Bengal, it is particularly known for its aqua tourism, scuba diving, kayaking, and surfing at Paradise beach..you name it, you have it!
November to February are the best months to explore Rajasthan. It promises to enthral the visitor with its mix of royalty, stunning sand dunes, awe-inspiring fortresses, and hospitality. Mehrangarh (Jaisalmer) and Amer fort (Jaipur) are hard to miss, while the lakes of Udaipur will awaken the romantic in you. Get closer to nature in Bharatpur Bird sanctuary and witness the national animal of India, the tiger in its royal splendor in Ranthambore.
The land of the vast expanse of white sand, straight out of a fairy-tale, experience the Rann Utsav in the Rann of Kutch. Witness the king of lions, in all its natural glory in the arid expanse of the Gir forests. Gujarat isn’t lacking in historical elements. You can visit the city of Ahmedabad and Junagadh to get your dose of history.
The simmering heat of Delhi keeps many away from exploring this gem of a destination. Bestowed with a mix of history, lush gardens, spirituality, and nationalist history, Delhi has a lot on offer to satisfy the traveller in you. Sipping hot chai, hop on a tuk-tuk to capture the glory of this medieval city. Admire the grandeur of Red fort and Qutub Minar, take a detour to relax in Lodhi Gardens, Hauz Khas, and finish off with shopping in the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk.
Written by – Sakshi