Winter Tourism: 7 places to visit in India to experience snowfall in December

From Gulmarg to Mussoorie, here are some breathtakingly beautiful Indian Destinations to witness snowfall in December. 

Published on Dec 07, 2022 12:20 PM IST 8 Photos

It sounds like the ideal vacation for any adventure seeker to be playing in the first snowfall of the season thousands of feet above sea level while soaking in the Himalayan range's natural wonders. Even though it numbs your hands while making snowballs, playing in the snow, building snowmen, and hurling them at others are just so much fun. Here are some of the breathtakingly beautiful Indian Destinations to witness snowfall.(pixabay)

In Leh, winter snow hits differently, blanketing the entire city in white and giving the streets a completely new attractiveness. Visit the Nubra Valley and Pangong Tso Lake in Leh to witness India's intense snowfall. You can also visit the Shanti stupa and unwind there for some time, in addition to this. In Leh, there are several hotels with Buddhist themes where you'll enjoy spending the night.(Unsplash)

Manali is a fantastic destination whether you're travelling alone, with family, and friends, or even on your honeymoon. One of the best (and most accessible) places to see snowfall in India is this stunning hill station, which is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. And that's not all—Rohtang Pass, a spectacular destination for exciting adventure activities, is just a short drive away.(Unsplash)


In December, Gulmarg is utterly enthralling. Gulmarg is your best option if you're ready to take the danger of visiting the town, which is located in the Pir Panjal Range of the Western Himalayas. When the sun is out, Gulmarg can reach temperatures of 10 degrees Celsius, whereas, at night, it can get as low as -8 degrees Celsius starting in December. Skiing and riding in a cable car are some of the most popular activities that you can experience in Gulmarg.(Unsplash)

Dhanaulti is a hill station in the Tehri district, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range this is a popular destination among adventure seekers. You may enjoy skiing amidst breathtakingly beautiful surroundings in the snow-covered areas of Dhanaulti. Rhododendrons, deodar, and tall oak forests can be found in the hilly town, which will delight anybody who loves nature. December to February is the best time to visit Dhanaulti.(Unsplash)