Looking to enjoy a chilly vacation? There are plenty of cool destinations in the country. The best possible way to start the New Year is to go on a winter vacation. So what are the best winter vacation locations in India?
Here is a quick overview.
Mount Abu (Rajasthan)
Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. It is famous for the Dilwara Jain Temples, Nakki Lake and Achalgarh Fort.
Diu is a Union Territory. It is known for its beaches, churches and chapels. Diu is a good place to visit this winter. Festa De Diu, the longest beach festival of Asia is going on at the moment. It will wind up on February 15, 2016.
Chennai is one of the hottest cities in India. In winter, however, this southern city has lovely weather. Enjoy the cool breeze while exploring the city or drive to Pondicherry through the East Coast Road. Mahabalipuram (also known as Mamallapuram) is only around 60 km from Chennai. If you visit this old town in January, you will also be able to enjoy the Indian Dance Festival. It will come to a close on January 21, 2016.
Gangtok is one of the best places to visit in Sikkim. In winter the day time temperatures range between 15 – 17 degrees Celsius. At night, the temperature can dip to 2 – 3 degrees. Aritar is a small town about 2-3 hours from Gangtok. It is known for its scenic landscape.
Udaipur is a royal city worth visiting. There are several magnificent palaces. Chief among them are Monsoon Palace, City Palace and Lake Palace. Udaipur is also home to Fateh Sagar Lake and Lake Pichola.