Best Places to Visit in Winter in India: Short trips and holidays

monastery in dharamshala

While the winter has still not arrived in many parts of India, the tourism industry is still seeing a slew of tourists who are ready to spend their weekends on chosen destinations. It is all about having some great time with family and friends, fun and relaxation. With few days at your disposal making the best of holidays by taking short trips is what one should focus upon.

Let us have a look at the list of destinations that offers the allure to people vying for short trips.

Three Gem of Cities in Rajasthan

Often most of the tourists prefer Rajasthan as their short destination. The three gem of cities in Rajasthan that attract majority of tourists are Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. These offer great food, amazing cultural colors and eye-catching view of the royal heritage. The forts, the palace hotels, desert safari and the colorful cities are an eyeful. You will enjoy the camel ride in the Jodhpur desert and the night camping amongst the star is a beautiful experience. Skimming through the pink, golden and blue cities are an amazing site that you will only find in Rajasthan. You will love shopping at the local market where you will find many interesting articles to shop for. The architectural style and design, the lakes and the cultural programs taking place occasionally are something to cherish.

Three Cities of Historic and Spiritual Significance

For Delhites the best way to utilize their summer week off is to visit the areas close to the capital. For this the ideal trip would be starting from Delhi, visiting Mathura and then going to Agra. A road trip would be the best way to enjoy the journey along with your family or friends. Visiting Taj Mahal early morning or late evening is much fascinating as the view during early morning and at the time of dusk is strikingly beautiful. Mathura is the spiritual city where you will enjoy visiting the ‘Krishna Janm Bhoomi Mandir’ that is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. You will enjoy visiting the Dwarkadhish Temple that depicts the Lord as the King of Dwarka. The architectural beauty of these temples is what attracts even the foreign visitors.

Fun and Spirituality Together

It is the beauty of the Monastery that often attracts the visitors to Dharamshala. A great place to visit for spiritual cleansing and retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The serenity offered at the Buddhist monastery that is packed with the beautiful garden area, the sound of prayers and meditation will immediately give you inner calm. Mcleodganj is an amazing place to visit for its lakes, trekking trails and hills, for hiking, camping trips also known as famous snowfall destination of India.

Enjoy the Natural Beauty of North East

If you love nature and like the greenery, then the best place to visit is the North East that packs Shillong, Imphal and Mokokchung. You will enjoy visiting the national parks, the waterfalls, the beauty of caves, the mystic peaks and the serene lakes. Experience the cultural colors of the Naga tribes that will hold you in awe. The weather is pleasant and you will enjoy the natural habitat there. Remember to visit the Kaziranga National Park and catch a view of one horned Rhinoceros.

A Taste of Wildlife and Thrill

Rajasthan is a great place to enjoy a wildlife safari with its famous tiger reserves and sanctuaries. You will often see the migratory birds in Bharatpur that becomes the best place to visit during the winters. The enriching wildlife experience is something to capture in your camera. Ranthambore is equally fascinating with its wildlife expedition’s, Siriska Tiger Reserve is great time to visit during winters that adds thrill to your trip. Alwar offers great national parks, temples and forts that are something to swear by.

Taking a short trip to any of these places will not only recharge your batteries, but also rejuvenate you. Remember to pack up a good camera to capture the moments.

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