15 Best Places to Visit in India in December
So finally December has arrived! There’s decoration, lights, snowfall, and excitement as Christmas and New Year are at the gate. Before you step into the New Year, plan for an enthralling vacation to the most cultural and religious country India. More so, you can opt for budget tours of India to have fun without spending much.
Here’s a list of 15 best places to visit in India, especially in the month of December:
1. Dawki (Shillong)
This place becomes amazingly beautiful during December when the temperature is pleasant between 12-20 degrees. Shillong is a unique hill station that is easily accessible from all sides. The Umngot River has such clear water that when you take a ride on the boat, it seems like the boat is flying in mid-air.
2. Manali (Himachal Pradesh)
Manali is one of the best places to visit in India during December because of the curvy roads, deodar trees, snowy mountains, and snowfall. This place paradise to honeymooners and adventure freaks because of the scenic beauty and tall mountains entices many travelers every year.
3. Thajiwas Glacier (Jammu and Kashmir)
If you’re fond of winter sports activities, then explore this untouched destination, Thajiwas. You can witness the first snowfall in Kashmir and participate in many activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and sledge rides. Shop red Santa coats and enjoy your Christmas with great enthusiasm and scenic beauty.
4. Auli (Uttrakhand)
Hill stations of India are all about adventures, and Uttrakhand is no exception in this regard. The snow-clad peaks of Neelkanth, Nanda Devi, and Mana Parbat give an excellent panoramic view hill during this season. You can also participate in thrilling winter sports activities.
5. Leh Ladakh
Leh Ladakh is one of the Union Territories of India that gives you a view of crystal blue ice and snowy hills in the backdrop. You can have a fantastic and exciting trekking experience in this beautiful place, from which Chadar trek is the popular one.
6. Nagoa Beach (Diu)
This is one of the famous tour packages of India as Diu is an offbeat destination with virgin beaches and breathtaking weather. It is an ordinary destination among Indians but can make your travel experience unforgettable besides pristine beaches.
7. Small Vagator (Goa)
Goa is the most popular place to visit in December in India. The casinos in Goa become wilder this month, which is why the city renamed “Las Vegas of India.” Mid-night trance music with sand tickling your toes will make you feel fantastic.
8. Mylapore (Chennai)
Chennai is very hot during summers, but it becomes cooler in winter. Drink healthy coconut water and walk around the longest beach of India, enjoying the freezing air and backdrop. Spend lovable time with your dear ones near the beach with peace.
9. Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)
The best part of exploring Srinagar during winters is it reaches the freezing point almost. This city of lakes has so much to offer that will make your travel experience unforgettable. Snow all around and iced lakes will make you forget everything.
10. Rann of Kutch (Gujarat)
Rann of Kutch is the white desert of India that becomes incredibly beautiful during December. A stay in the tent on the outskirts of Dhordo village is an enchanting experience, and you can witness various festivals in December.
11. Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh)
The most difficult-to-reach and gorgeous destination of all times in December is Tawang situated in East India. It is a paradise among explorers and adventure freaks, providing magnificent views of the snow-covered mountains of Himalayas.
12. Cherrapunjee (Meghalaya)
This place has been recorded as the “wettest place on Earth” by the Guinness World Record as the place is all about deep valleys and rivers. This is an untouched destination that offers natural views that are enticing and incredible.
13. Guwahati (Assam)
Guwahati is settled on the Banks of River, the Brahmaputra, which is a perfect gateway in Northeast for travelers during December. You can witness huge shopping malls, places of religious significance, and many recreational centers.
14. Wayanad (Kerala)
If you’re planning to explore Southern parts of India in the month of December, then Wayanad is an ideal destination. It is settled amidst Western Ghat Mountains and greenery all around. People, forest, views and everything about Wayanad is so awesome.
15. Mukteshwar (Uttrakhand)
Mukteshwar is one of the enchanting places during winters that one should visit. The dense forest of the hill station and aesthetic views of Himalayan mountain peaks, make this place amazingly beautiful. It is an ideal destination for honeymooners.