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    Posted on January 10, 2022 by in Road Trip

    Table of Content

    1. Introduction
    2. Places to visit in Uttarakhand in December
    3. Conclusion


    In December, all the hill stations of Uttarakhand experience heavy snowfall, transforming Uttarakhand into a magical snow world. If you are planning to travel to Uttarakhand in the month of December, worry not; we at Chiku Cab have got you covered for all your commutation needs, and here we are providing a small list of tourist’s places you can enjoy on your tour to Uttarakhand. Stunning landscapes, shining rivers, beautiful waterfalls, old customary temples and snow-clad mountains is something you can enjoy on your tour to Uttarakhand. For the wanderlust-soul, Uttarakhand is the aptest place to visit in the month of December. Without wasting any more time, here is the list of places you can enjoy going to in Uttarakhand with your family, friends, or even as a solo traveller.

    Places to visit in Uttarakhand in December

    • Rishikesh

    The Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh, is built on the banks of the holy river Ganga. Visiting Rishikesh is the first and foremost thing a tourist wishes to do when in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is also famous for its ancient temples, and for the adventure seekers, sports like river rafting, camping, hiking, and bungee jumping are pretty famous here. Rishikesh is the place where you can satiate your soul with inner peace and your body with yoga and other adventurous activities. Do not forget to visit Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Beatles Café, and Triveni Ghat when in Rishikesh.

    How to reach Rishikesh?

    By air: The closest airport in proximity to Rishikesh is the Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun. To reach Rishikesh from the airport, you can book a cab service with Chiku Cab at the most affordable rates.

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    By rail: At a distance of 25 kilometres, the railway station of Haridwar is located from where one will have to travel by rental car from Chiku Cab to reach your destination.

    By road: The city of Rishikesh is well connected by roads to almost all the nearby cities, and therefore booking a rental car or tempo traveller with Chiku Cab is a hassle-free option.

    • Mussoorie

    Mussoorie is crowned as the Queen of Hill Stations for its perfect blend of natural beauty with modern-day luxuries, situated at almost a height of 1900 ft above sea level, Mussoorie. Describing Mussoorie in words is tough, yet this task was done by the great author Ruskin Bond through his evergreen novels and short stories. Mussoorie is the gateway to glaciers of the Gangotri and Yamunotri and, in current times, a place of prestigious educational institutes. This town of Uttarakhand is a real delighting place to be in during your winter vacation.

    How to reach Mussoorie?

    Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun is at a distance of 60 kilometres from Mussoorie, which can be covered in a comfortable manner when travelling with a rented vehicle of Chiku Cab. The Dehradun railway station is located at a distance of 35 kilometres from Mussoorie, which, again, can be covered with ease with a prior car booking with Chiku Cab.

    • Haridwar

    The holy city for the Hindus, Haridwar, turns out to be an excellent option to travel to during the cold months of December. You can opt for sight-seeing tours and also for visiting the temples in and around Haridwar by booking an intracity cab with Chiku Cab Services. Do not forget to pay a visit to Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, and Swami Vivekananda Park during your halt at Haridwar. Also, don’t forget to take part in the Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

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    How to reach Haridwar?

    Although Haridwar has its own railway station, for the air travellers, the nearest airport is the Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport, from where one has to book a rented taxi with Chiku Cab to reach Haridwar.

    • Nainital

    The most famous place for couples and families during their winter stay in Uttarakhand is sure to be Nainital. The snowfall in Nainital during December is a treat to watch. Along with this, to understand the local culture, one can attend the Uttarani Festival and Kale Kaua Festival, which is held every December in Nainital. The best places to visit in Nainital during winters is Nainital Lake, Tiffin Top, and Snow View Point.

    How to reach Nainital?

    The nearest airport to Nainital is the Indian Capital Airport of Delhi. Cabs from Chiku Cab can be booked for to and fro travelling from the airport to Nainital. Also, at a distance of around 34 kilometres lies the railway station called Kathgodham, again from where you can plan a cab tour to Nainital with Chiku Cab.

    • Dehradun

    The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun, is located in the Doon Valley. It is the most beautiful spot to enjoy the scenery of snowfall in India during the month of December. Dehradun is also popular for its vintage charm and the overall beauty of Mother Nature. Don’t forget to visit the various international educational hubs in Dehradun.

    How to reach Dehradun?

    Being the capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun has its own airport and railway station, making it a lot easier for tourists to travel here. You can make a one-day rental car booking with Chiku Cab to enjoy all the sightseeing spots of Dehradun.

    • Lansdowne

    Famous for its serene and beautiful atmosphere, Lansdowne is one of the top places for a picnic in Uttarakhand in the month of December. One can enjoy the snow-filled mountains and other spectacular natural beauty from the Tip N Top Viewpoint of Lansdowne. Also, plan a short outing to Bhulla Taal when in Lansdowne. For wildlife lovers, a jeep safari at Kalagarh Tiger Reserve should be on the to-do list.

    How to reach Lansdowne?

    The lone airport of Uttarakhand, Jolly Grant Airport, is at a distance of around 150 kilometres from Lansdowne, thus making it a mandate to hire a luxurious and comfy cab with Chiku Cab to travel all the way to Lansdowne from the airport. Also, the railway station of Kotdwar is located 40 kilometres away from the main city, for which a taxi rental with Chiku Cab is the best option.

    • Chopta

    The most unexplored destination of Uttarakhand, Chopda, is the base point for treks to Tungnath and Chandrashila. It is quite a feasible gateway to relax from the city life of tension and worries. The Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary too is located nearby and can be added to your travelling list. This small town of Chopta is also known for yoga, photography, bird-watching, and camping.

    How to reach Chopta?

    Chopta is situated at quite a distance of around 230 kilometres from the Dehradun airport and 200 kilometres away from the nearest railway station of Rishikesh. It is always advisable to book a cab prior to your journey to Chopta from the airport or the railway station.

    • Ranikhet

    An army base camp in the midst of Uttarakhand, Ranikhet is the perfect vacationing spot for couples as well as families. With walking trails for local sightseeing and another load of adventure activities, Ranikhet is one of the tourist hot spots in Uttarakhand.

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    How to travel to Ranikhet?

    The Kathgodam Railway station is at a distance of 40 kilometres from Ranikhet, and the nearest airport, the Pantnagar Airport, is 110 kilometres away from the main city. Doing a private cab from the airport and railway station is the best option to travel to Ranikhet. You can place your bets on Chiku Cab for the same.

    • Kausani

    The trekking lover’s paradise, Kausani, is snow town during the months of December. Take a trek to the Glaciers of Pindari and Kafni and also a trek to Pinnath from Kausani. You can even enjoy a stroll in the tea estates of Kausani along with snow and adventure sports.

    How to reach Kausani?

    The Pantnagar Airport is at a distance of 170 kilometres away from Kausani, for which you have to book a car for rent from Chiku Cab. The railway station of Kathgodam is also pretty far off from the main city at around 140 kilometres. Taxi booking with Chiku Cab is your all-around option for the same.

    • Dhanaulti

    Resting in the laps of the Garhwal Himalayan Mountain Range, Dhanaulti is a nature lover’s heavenly abode. There are a lot of religious places, historical forts, and nature parks one can enjoy here. Also, don’t forget to pay a visit to the There Dam and Chanderi Town when in Dhanaulti.

    How to reach Dhanaulti?

    The official airport of Uttarakhand, Jolly Grant Airport, lies around 85 kilometres from Dhanaulti, while the nearest railway station is Dehradun and Rishikesh, both located at an approximate distance of 90 kilometres from here. Pre-book a Chiku Cab Service without paying any upfront amount for a comfortable journey to Dhanaulti from the airport or railway station.

    • Maheshwar

    The abode of Lord Shiva, the Madhmaheswar temple, is situated in the Garhwal valleys of Uttarakhand. The most adored way of reaching here is trekking. A holy and sacred place of worship, Madhmaheswar is said to be a blessed and blissful place.

    How to reach Maheshwar?

    The Jolly Grant Airport is at a distance of 235 kilometres from this town, whereas the railway station nearest to this town is Haridwar, situated at a distance of 200 kilometres away. Cabs on rent from Chiku Cab can drop you to the village of Ransi from where you will have to do a trek of 16 kilometres to reach here.


    Uttarakhand is the best tourist destination when it comes to travelling in the winter vacation due to the serene and cold climate. Enjoy the snow and adventure sports along with visiting religious and historical places in Uttarakhand. Chiku Cab is always there to support your touring with commuting at the best rates with top-notch comfort and luxury.




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