Hill Stations: The Best Hill Stations In India You Can Visit During Winter


The diverse topography of the Indian peninsula makes it compelling to visit beautiful places. Here are the best hill stations in India to visit during winter.

Written By Aditya Vyas | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The diverse topography of the Indian peninsula makes it compelling to visit beautiful places. During winter, these places in India turn even more beautiful. There are various places in this South Asian country to explore. As winter is around, here are a few places you can visit, that offer pleasant weather and are covered with a blanket of snow:

Manali, Himachal Pradesh 

With its snow-capped Himalayan mountains, this place is among the most beautiful place across the world. This hill station is among the most popular ones in India. You can indulge in skiing, zorbing, horse riding, paragliding, and tobogganing. You can also explore the nearby hamlets of Kasol, Kullu, and Rohtang. Opportunities for trekking are available in Pin Parvati Pass, Hampta Pass, Chandertal lake and the Great Himalayan National Park. Take a hot sulfur bath at Manikaran.

Nainital, Uttarakhand

If you are ever in Uttarakhand, head to Nainital. Being surrounded by Himalayan ranges, this place surely gets cold during winters. The mesmerizing place has some beautiful sights. One advantage that you have is that the weather is not as bad as it is up in the further north. You must enjoy the snow-laden Himalayan peaks.

Binsar, Uttarakhand

The mighty peaks of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Pachachuli are extraordinarily beautiful with its lush greenery. The Binsar Wildlife sanctuary is one of the places you should consider visiting. With its beautiful sights, this place is a haven for photographers. 

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla looks really beautiful from December to February. People come to this popular place to enjoy the enormous amount of snow where they can go ice-skating. Skiing and Hiking are among the most popular activities in this place. Visit Narkanda, which is a two-hour drive from Shimla, to watch the picturesque snow-laden mountain peaks.

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Shillong, Meghalaya

Shillong is the capital city of Meghalaya. It is famous for its alluring hill station. This place is packed with ancient megaliths, waterfalls, lakes, and forests. You can visit places like Laitlum Canyons, Shillong Peak, Don Bosco Museum, and Umaim Lake.

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