6 Best Places for Snowfall Lovers 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.
- Khajjiar- Experience the Mini Switzerland of India
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 “Mini 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 AttractionsKhajjiar Lake, Shiva Statue, Camping, Snow Skating, Trek to Dainkund Peak & Paragliding
Recommended CuisineHimachali Cuisine
Recommended Hotels & ResortsHotel Devdar & Not on Map Mystic Village
Click Below for Location on MapKhajjiar, Himachal Pradesh 176314
- Gulmarg- Known for Best Snowfall Destination
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 ReachThe 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 AttractionsSkiing, Gandola, Alpather Lake & Snowboarding
Recommended Cuisine/FoodKashmiri Wazwan, Dum Aloo & Rogan Josh
Recommended Hotels & ResortsPine View Resort, Rosewood Hut/Hotel & Welcome Hotel Gulmarg,
Click Below for Location on MapGulmarg, J&K,193403
- Mashobra- Best Place for Snowfall for Delhi NCR
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 ReachBy 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 AttractionsSkiing, Cariagno Nature Park, Quad Biking & Rafting
Recommended Cuisine/FoodNorth Indian
Recommended Hotels & ResortsKAPOOR VAISHNO BHOJNALAYA, GUGNOO DHABA & KENNEDY HOUSE
Click Below for Location on MapMashobra, Himachal Pradesh
- 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 ReachThe 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 AttractionsSnowman Making, Nuranang falls, Madhuri Lake & Clicks in the white snowy background
Recommended Cuisine/FoodThukpa & Momos
Recommended Hotels & ResortsDondrub Homestay, Hotel Mon Paradise& Jambey Villa Homestay
Click Below for Location on MapTawang, 790104
- Chakrata- Snowy Paradise of Uttrakhand
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 ReachThe nearest airport and railway station is in Dehradun within 100 kms and easily accessible by road
Major Activities/Key AttractionsTiger Falls, Camping, Trek, Hiking & Photography
Recommended Cuisine/FoodNoodles, Momos & North Indian food
Recommended Hotels & ResortsHimalayan Paradise, Ramtal Resorts & Blue Canvas Resort
Click Below for Location on MapCkakrata, Uttarakhand 248123
- Lava- Offbeat Place for Snowfall Catching
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 ReachThe best way to reach Lava is by road as no trains and flights reaches here
Major Activities/Key AttractionsTrek to Samthar Plateau and Rachela Pass, Archery in Pedong, Skiing, Neora Valley National Park & Lava View Point
Recommended Cuisine/FoodLuchi-Alur Dom, Kathi Rolls, Kosha Mangsho & West Bengal Cuisine
Recommended Hotels & ResortsHotel Orchid
Click Below for Location on MapLava, West Bengal 734319