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Finally, the winter season has begun. Snow and Cold breeze will appeal you to snuggle into a blanket, but if you love traveling and exploring different places, especially in Chilling weather , then it is the best period to discover different locations. India is the best destination to enjoy winter. Hill stations like Shimla and Manali are mostly covered with snow and will offer you several winter games, while, Kerala, Rajasthan and Goa will warm you up with a little warm weather. Here, we are suggesting five most popular winter destination of India.
Goa:Goa’s beautiful beaches, restaurants and flea markets attract visitors throughout the world. Tourists visit the city throughout the year, but winter has its own importance. The Weather is very pleasurable during winter. Exploring different beaches and dining outside in the freezing weather has no comparison with anything. The city is situated on the bank of the Arabian sea and the first choice for tour enthusiasts, nature tour lovers, couples and honeymooners. Visitors love to explore, attractive and palm-fringed beaches, paddy fields, dense forest ranges, churches, temples, vibrant cities, flea and ancient markets in Goa.
There are several direct flights and trains from Delhi to Goa. You can also go by road, as there are numerous direct bus tours are available.
Manali:Manali is known as India’s Switzerland. The hill station is the first preference for adventure lovers. It is a unique Paragliding site in India. Manali is surrounded by high peaks in the beautiful green valley of the Beas River and with mountain adventures beckoning from all directions. The hill station is famous for Zorbing and Paragliding activities. Tourist love to take a hot sulphur water bath at Manikaran and Vashisht village. Rohtang Pass connects Manali to Ladakh, it is the hub for adventure activities like skiing, Paragliding and trekking.
There are no direct flights and trains are available between Delhi and Manali, but plenty of buses plying from Delhi to Manali.
Shimla:Shimla is ‘Queen of Hills’ and mostly covered with snow-covered pine and deodar trees during winters. The winter is known as the season of "Long moon-night” and silent city. The mall is the main shopping stop in the Shimla. You can visit, Christ Church, which is Situated on the Ridge is the second oldest church of the Northern India. Jakhu Hill is the highest peak, which offers a beautiful view of the town and of the snow-covered Himalayas.
Jubarhati is the nearest airport for the town. It is nearly 23 km away from the city. Several regular flights from Delhi are available from Between Delhi and Jubarhati. You can also reach there by rail and bus, however, direct trains are not available.
Jodhpur is the nearest airport from Jaisalmer. Direct flights are available between Delhi and Jodhpur. There are many direct trains are running from Delhi to Jaisalmer, but there is no direct buses to reach Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer:Jaisalmer is also known as, ‘ The Golden city’ because of yellow sand of Thar dessert. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is during winters, because the weather condition is most suitable for touring the beautiful palaces, temples, forts and havelis in the city. The city is blessed with art, architecture, culture and traditions, all colorful. The city has numerous handicrafts and antique markets. Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon ki Haveli, Sam and Dunes, The Thar Haritage Museum are the best places to visit in Jaisalmer.
Kerala:Kerala is termed as God’s own country. Kerala can be best enjoyed during winter season, but the weather is not freezing there. Kerala has pleasant weather throughout the year. It is very silent and peaceful place to rest yourself. Munnar Hill Station, Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi, Tata Tea Museum, Alappuzha Backwaters, Vagamon Hill Station, Cochin are the tourist place in the city.
you can reach there by air as, Kerala has three airports which served international as well as domestic carriers. Also, Several trains and buses are operating from other states to Kerala.