• Winter Holiday Destinations of India

    Posted on January 4, 2022 by in Taxi Service

    Table of Content

    1. Introduction
    2. Best Places to Visit in India During Winter
    3. Modes of Transport
    4. Safety Measures were taken by Chiku Cab
    5. Conclusion


    We all love winters, don’t we? Creating a comfort zone in our blankets, sipping on a mug of coffee, and relaxing in the cool climate. How about getting out of our comfort zones this year? Why not travel a little, explore new places, and enjoy winters in a novel and exciting manner? We have curated a list of a few places you can travel to in winter in India. So, what are we waiting for? Come on, fill your bags, plan your trip, book your transport, and off you go! Just a small safety warning before you pack your bags, read and follow all the COVID 19 rules and regulations of all the states you are planning to travel to this winter. Here goes the curative list for your benefit.

    Best Places to Visit in India during winter

    • Gulmarg, Kashmir

    Gulmarg during winters is no less than a paradise. Beautiful snow-clad mountain tops, cool breeze, amicable surroundings, and amazing natural beauty all add up to the glory of Gulmarg. Gulmarg is also known as the Skier’s Paradise of India. The most famous peak for skiing in Gulmarg is the Aparwath Peak. On your trip to Gulmarg, do not forget to go to Gulmarg Gondola, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Alpather Lake, Single Nallah, and Ferozepur Nallah. Also, don’t miss out on the famous cable ride of Gulmarg.

    • Shimla – Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

    For people who adore low temperatures and enjoy the snowfall, Kufri in Shimla is the best place to plan your winter vacations. Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, is bordered by roaring hills, and all the forests are covered in snow during this season. This gives rise to numerous amount of adventure activities that can be done in Shimla during winter. Turning to a modernized city now, the Mall Road cafes of Shimla offer an outstanding view of the snow-peaked mountains while sipping on a cup of warm tea. The fairs and events held at the Shimla Ridge are worth a visit. Other places of keen interest in Shimla are Green Valley, Chail, Kuthar Fort, and the Himalayan Bird Park. Ice skating on the open-air skating rink in Shimla is an opportunity offered once in a lifetime. Do not miss out on it!

    • Manali, Himachal Pradesh

    India’s most visited destination for romantic couple trips is Manali. Tall mountains, deodar and pine trees, heavy snowfall, and loads of places to watch and activities on offer make Manali a dream tourist destination in winters. Try your hands out on a biking trek to the Rohtang Pass, or a one-day hiking excursion to the Jogini Waterfalls, or even paragliding in the Valleys of Solang is what makes Manali a memorable tour to go to. Also, do offer your devotion at the Siyali Mahadev Temple and Gauri Shankar Temple. You can even plan short trips to Kheerganga, Kasol, and Tosh when you are in Manali. For the food lovers, you ought to take a food stroll in Old Manali, which is filled with heritage and ambience.

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    • Auli, Uttarakhand

    Nanda Devi, Neelkanth, and Mana Parbat keeping an eye on this town make Auli a wish-list tick mark places to travel in India during winters. Generally, the valleys of Auli are filled with a lush green landscape that turns into a snow blanket during winters. Auli is filled with skiing resorts, where everyone can learn and try their hands in skiing. An adventure sports enthusiast’s location, Auli has a lot more to offer in adventures apart from skiing. Along with the artificial lake of Auli, there are various other places of religious importance to be visited in Auli. When in Auli during the winter season, do plan your trip according to the National Skiing Championship dates, as it is a really fun event to watch and look out for.

    • Binsar, Uttarakhand

    A not so popular hill station in India, Binsar has a lot to offer to tourists of all age groups who come here. It is from Binsar that the best view of the tall peaks of Kedarnath, Nanda Devi, and Trishul can be seen touching the sky. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is another place where you witness loads of rare species of flora and fauna. All in all, Binsar cab be titled as the best photogenic town of our country. Also, make it a point to visit Zero Point and Khali Estate when in Binsar.

    • Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

    The retreat for the officers of the East India Company, Dalhousie, still has sprinkles of colonial charm to it. Another reason Dalhousie is famous is that it is the base camp for the National Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition, which is considered to be a trekker’s dream trek. A hike through the Deodhar Forest is a nice warm-up that can be done before the Winter Expedition begins. Your trip to Dalhousie will be marked as half if you do not visit places like Garam Sadak, Subhash Baoli, and Bara Pathar Temple.

    • Rann Of Kutch, Gujarat

    Moving from the northern part of India to the western coast of India, the most ideal spot for a winter vacation is the Rann of Kutch. Being the largest salt sand desert, it is altogether a different feel to be camping here with your friends and family. During the winter months, the festival of Rann Utsav is held here for a period of two long months. During this period, tourists from all over the world enjoy traditional food and customs, watch authentic handicrafts being made, go on a desert safari, and stargaze during the night times. Rann of Kutch is a real pleasure to the eyes in winter. Also, you can enjoy going to Mandvi for a nice beach trip or even enjoy the Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary. More for the wildlife buffs, you can spot flamingos in the Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary. But the ace spot for an activity will be camping in the Dhordo Village.

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    • Goa

    The party capital of India, Goa, is filled with tourists during the entire winter season. It is just like a kick-start before the actual New Year Celebration Parties begin. Amicable climate, beautiful beaches, parties till dawn, nightclubs and discotheques, and water sports add their own charm to Goa. Tourists also come down to Goa with the viewpoint of attending the Goa Carnival, Goa Film Fest, and the hypes Christmas Parties! A real jolly good place to be!

    • Wayanad, Kerala

    Situated in God’s own country – Kerala, Wayanad is the perfect winter vacationing spot for those who cannot bear extreme cold and snow. Wayanad is a complete package for a holiday packed with helpful locals, mouth-watering local authentic food, customs and culture, and a lot of activities to do. During winter, an added advantage of getting to spot a lot of migratory birds can be enjoyed at Wayanad. You can even enjoy a short trip to Edakkal Caves during your stay at Wayanad.

    • Udaipur, Rajasthan

    The Venice of the East, Udaipur, has a rich history, culture and heritage to offer to its tourists. During winter times, there is a spike in the number of tourists owing to the perfect climatic conditions during these times. Travel to the Lake Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jag Mandir, and Lake Pichola. If you understand and appreciate art, you should plan a trip during the Shilpgram Arts and Crafts Festival to enjoy an array of traditional performances.

    • Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

    Being a part of the desert region, Jaisalmer is extremely hot for most parts of the year. But, during winters, the atmosphere turns to ideal conditions for sightseeing. For adventure lovers, activities like camel riding, desert camping, dune bashing, and quad biking can be arranged. For the rest of the tourists, the Desert festival, Nerasi Music School, Kuldhara Village, and Sonar Quila are the ideal hotspots to hang out at.

    • Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

    If you are out there to capture views of the snow-clad Himalayan mountains or catch glimpses of valleys entangled in colourful flags and ancient monasteries, Tawang is the best place for winter vacation. If you are the one who wants to gel up with the locals, plan your trip to Tawang in January to be a part of the Georgia Festival, or in February to be a part of the Losar. The birthplace of Dalai Lama the 6th, Urgelling Monastery is also situated in Tawang.

    • Gangtok, Sikkim

    The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok, is a hill station that holds the traditional Indo-China Silk-Route. The tourists here form a mixed bag – from pilgrims to trekkers and honeymoon couples. Though Gangtok doesn’t experience any snowfall, the temperature often dips to 4-degree Celsius, making it a really pleasant spot for winter vacations.

    [Also Read: 20 Places to Visit in Rajasthan in Winters – Chiku Cab]

    Modes of Transport

    Along with the fact that all the above-mentioned places are excellent tourist locations, one more factor which is common to all of these cities is that Chiku Cab offers its amazing service in all these cities. The array of vehicles with Chiku Cab is from hunchbacks, sedans, SUVs, Tempo Travellers, and luxury cars. You can book any one of them depending on your requirement and budget. Chiku Cab promises you a safe and comfortable ride always. The drivers provided by Chiku Cab are experienced to drive in these terrains and can even act as tour guides if necessary.

    Safety Measures Taken by Chiku Cab

    All the drivers provided by Chiku Cab are COVID 19 vaccinated, and also the vehicles are well sanitized and given enough amount of burn-out time. All the staff members of Chiku Cab are temperature checked from time to time and also wear face masks. You can rely on our drivers for your safety as all our drivers are police verified. The vehicles too are maintained in an optimum condition.


    Let us try something new this year in winters, rather than just sleeping our time away in the cosy weather. Let’s explore India more and get to know more about different places. Chiku Cab wishes all of you a happy winter vacation with your loved ones!


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