6 Best Places for Snowfall Lovers in India

snowfall places in india

Winter is having magic, anyone can fall in love with winter if someone visit these breathtaking places famous for snowfalls and natural splendours furnished with white glossy trees, bushes and valleys decorated with white blanket. India is having many places where you will find the amazing snowfalls where you can do awesome activities such as skiing, Igloo making, trekking, etc.

  1. Khajjiar- Experience the Mini Switzerland of India
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Khajjiar mini Switzerland of India
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Khajjiar is located in Himachal Pradesh near Dalhousie. It is the most beautiful hill station and ideal place for the snowfall lovers as it is surrounded by meadows and forests. It has a rare combination of three ecosystems: lake, pasture and forest. On 7 July 1992, Swiss Envoy Willy P. Blazer, Vice Counselor and Head of Chancery of Switzerland in India brought Khajjiar on the world tourism map by calling it β€œMini Switzerland”.

How To Reach

Nearest Airport- Khajjiar is about 120 km from Dharamshala (Gaggal Airport).

By Bus- Khajjiar can be reached from Dalhousie, the nearest major town and hill station, by bus or taxi in an hour or so.

Major Activities/Key Attractions

Khajjiar Lake, Shiva Statue, Camping, Snow Skating, Trek to Dainkund Peak & Paragliding
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Recommended Cuisine

Himachali Cuisine

Recommended Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Devdar & Not on Map Mystic Village

Click Below for Location on Map

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh 176314
  1. Gulmarg- Known for Best Snowfall Destination
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Gulmarg snowfall
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Gulmarg is located in Jammu Kashmir, known as the snowy wonderland of India. It is the best destination for the snowfall lovers and also the ideal destination for the honeymoon. Skiing and snowboarding is the most favourite and popular game to be done in Gulmarg.

How To Reach

The best way to reach Gulmarg is by Air or road. The nearest airport is in Srinagar (within 50 kms) and well connected with road through all major cities.

Major Activities/Key Attractions

Skiing, Gandola, Alpather Lake & Snowboarding

Recommended Cuisine/Food

Kashmiri Wazwan, Dum Aloo & Rogan Josh

Recommended Hotels & Resorts

Pine View Resort, Rosewood Hut/Hotel & Welcome Hotel Gulmarg,

Click Below for Location on Map

Gulmarg, J&K,193403
  1. Mashobra- Best Place for Snowfall for Delhi NCR
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Mashobra is a beautifull hill station near the Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, at an altitude of 2146 meters. Mashobra is surrounded by lush green environment away from the hustle bustle of the crowd. It is probably the best alternative to Shimla, to experience the nature & snowfall.

How To Reach

By Train- The nearest railway station is Shimla railway station which is 12 kms away from the Mashobra.
By Air- The nearest Airport is in Shimla, 32 kms from Mashobra. From Shimla airport you can easily hire taxi or cab to reach Mashobra.
By Road- Mashobra is easily accessible from road via Shimla. Roadways buses from all states of India are available to Shimla and then local buses or taxi are available from Shimla to reach Mashobra.

Major Activities/Key Attractions

Skiing, Cariagno Nature Park, Quad Biking & Rafting

Recommended Cuisine/Food

North Indian

Recommended Hotels & Resorts

KAPOOR VAISHNO BHOJNALAYA, GUGNOO DHABA & KENNEDY HOUSE

Click Below for Location on Map

Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh
  1. Tawang- Biggest Buddhist Monasteries with Subzero Climate

Tawang is the city of Arunachal Pradesh district with always having pleasant temperature and reaches below zero in winters which makes it icy city loaded with glazy snowfalls. Tawang is the biggest Buddhist monasteries of the world. Play with snow and make the snowman and fight with the snow balls with your loved ones.

How to Reach

The nearest airport and railway station is in Tezpur within 330 kms from Tawang and it is accessible by road and the trip through road in winter is extraordinary beautiful.

Major Activities/Key Attractions

Snowman Making, Nuranang falls, Madhuri Lake & Clicks in the white snowy background

Recommended Cuisine/Food

Thukpa & Momos

Recommended Hotels & Resorts

Dondrub Homestay, Hotel Mon Paradise& Jambey Villa Homestay

Click Below for Location on Map

Tawang, 790104
  1. Chakrata- Snowy Paradise of Uttrakhand
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Chakrata is a small town at an elevation of 7250 feet in the state of Uttrakhand. Chakrata is the paradise for the snowfall seekers and the former cantonment of British Indian Army. Chakrata is having pleasant weather all around the year loaded with snow on the roads and on the trees which makes it place for clicking the picks and travelers.

How to Reach

The nearest airport and railway station is in Dehradun within 100 kms and easily accessible by road

Major Activities/Key Attractions

Tiger Falls, Camping, Trek, Hiking & Photography

Recommended Cuisine/Food

Noodles, Momos & North Indian food

Recommended Hotels & Resorts

Himalayan Paradise, Ramtal Resorts & Blue Canvas Resort

Click Below for Location on Map

Ckakrata, Uttarakhand 248123
  1. Lava- Offbeat Place for Snowfall Catching
lava West Bengal
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Lava is a small hamlet in the town of Kalimpong, West Bengal at an elevation of 2200 feet. It is the perfect offbeat place for snowfall catching in the West Bengal. See the mesmerising view of Mount Kanchenjunga covered with white blanket. It is also the ideal destination for the bird seekers (ornithologists).

How to Reach

The best way to reach Lava is by road as no trains and flights reaches here
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Major Activities/Key Attractions

Trek to Samthar Plateau and Rachela Pass, Archery in Pedong, Skiing, Neora Valley National Park & Lava View Point

Recommended Cuisine/Food

Luchi-Alur Dom, Kathi Rolls, Kosha Mangsho & West Bengal Cuisine

Recommended Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Orchid

Click Below for Location on Map

Lava, West Bengal 734319


15 Comments on “6 Best Places for Snowfall Lovers in India”

  1. Uttarakhand, a state in north India, is a treasure trove for tourists. The state of Uttarakhand has a wide array of places of interest. Tourism essays an important role in Uttarakhand’s economy. Thousands of pilgrims come to Uttarakhand round the year to wander in the abode of Gods and discover Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand tourism is the ideal place for tourists, pilgrims, trekkers and adventurers and has activities in store for any age group. Tourism in Uttarakhand unfolds the heavenly beauty of nature. The glaciers, the snow clad mountains, and valleys of flowers help to boost the popularity of Uttarakhand as a coveted tourist destination.
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