Snowfall places in India [destinations consumed by snowy settings]

Snowfall places in India [destinations consumed by snowy settings]

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Are you ready to play some snow-themed games?

If you have a day to live by yourself all alone at a snowy destination then what are the things you would get yourself involved in??

Have you ever been to a snowy destination and being blessed with an opportunity to witness the first snow of the season?

From the uphill to the bottom of a slope

Turning around and twirling in a rhythmical tune evoking the core.   

“Glimmering lights

In powdered white

Captures the sun,

And to my delight

Spun in a swirled

Never ending dance

The beauty of snowfall

Such pure romance   – Dorinda Duclos”

The making of the snowballs and throwing at your friends by setting a perfect target; forming a snowman and trying all the ways to make it the best.

As we humans do not miss on surprising the people and environment surrounding us in the same way nature also never misses on serving our presence with amusement; when we think of snowy months then the month of December and January at first strikes in mind; however the period of snowfall normally begins from the month of October and continues raining snow majorly till the end of February and possibly to the first week of March as well.

There are numerous snow places in India; in fact, if you wish to witness snowfall in India in May then that is even possible [occasions are lesser but there are a few]. North Sikkim| Sonmarg | Zuluk| Rohtang are some of the destinations where you can witness the snowfall in the month of May; in the rare case scenarios; if the weather is quite in synch then places like Shimla or say Badrinath also receives mild snowfall in the month of May.

Let’s talk about the places where you can see snowfall in India in December and January [the winter months are the originator of magical sites]; the peak months are January and February, however at the highly elevated destinations it starts receiving snowfall from the early days of October and its efficiently covered in snow throughout most of the time of the year.

Most of the spots that hit the list of Snowfall places in India eminently include the hill stations, which are dressed in snow during maximum months of the year. The winter months are about to push a start; if you haven’t thought of any place, in particular to make the most of this year’s winter season yet then here is list dotted with numerous choices. The snowfall destinations attract the people of every age-group [the Kids, the youths and the elderly people as well]; in fact, quite a remarkable population of the newly married considers celebrating their honeymoon in the snowy destinations. Are you planning a honeymoon trip in this winter then start looking for the options [do consider any of the destination listed below]:

1- Sonmarg [Snowfall places in India]

sonmarg by travelsite india

The Meadow of Gold turns into a white-dressed fairy in the snowy months; the glaciers, frozen lakes and numerous layered lands. Sonmarg is a notable hill station situated in the Ganderbal district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies at a minimal distance of 80 Kilometers to the north-east of Srinagar. The hill station of Sonmarg is located in a valley at the Bank of Nallah Sindh; in its vicinity relaxes the great Himalayan glaciers of the praiseworthy Kashmir Valley prominently Kolhoi and Machoi Glacier; few of the significant peaks are the Sirbal Peak| Amarnath Peak etc. Do not miss on placing your presence at the Thajiwas Glacier.

Snow time – Mid of October to April

Suggested Tour – Sonmarg Tour Package

2- Gulmarg [Snowfall places in India]

gulmarg by travelsite india

Do you love to go skiing or snowboarding on the snowy trails of a picture-perfect spot?? If yes, then give your choice a thought and choose Gulmarg as the destination for celebrating your winter vacations. The scenic frames| winter sports| cool breeze| the Gondola ride etc; the hilly town of Gulmarg can be placed effectively in the list of wonders. It’s proudly addressed as the well-known Skiing destination residing in the arms of Jammu and Kashmir.

Snow time – starting from the month of December to the mid of March 

Suggested Tour – Gulmarg Tour Package, Gulmarg Skiing Tour Package

3- Rohtang Pass [Snowfall places in India]

Rohtang Pass by Travelsite India

The gateway to Pangi and the Valley of Leh; the significant Rohtang Pass is a high mountain pass residing on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas [located at a mere distance of 51 Kilometers from Manali – a magical resort town]. It efficiently links the Kullu Valley with the Spiti and Lahaul valleys of the state of Himachal Pradesh. This place of adventure and beauty is a treat to the mountaineers and trekkers.

Snow time – Commencing from the month of October to the end of March.

4- The Zanskar region of Ladakh [Snowfall places in India]

Zanskar region of Ladakh

Zanskar, the sub-district of the Kargil district; it relaxes in the eastern half of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Zanskar mountain range [highest peaks of the Himachal] separates Zanskar from Ladakh. This high-altitude semi-desert zone breathes on the Northern flank of the great Himalayan range.

Snow time – January and February [Opening months]

Suggested Tour Package – Frozen River (Chadar) Trek, River Rafting at Zanskar  

5- Shimla [Snowfall places in India]

shimla in snow fall by travelsite india


The queen of hills is not just a hill station situated amidst the finest of natural formations; in fact, it’s one of the most preferred spots when the occasion of celebration is Honeymoon. The hilly town of Shimla is next to perfection; nestled in the arms of Himachal Pradesh. It’s the capital as well as the largest city of Himachal Pradesh encircled by the prominent destinations like Kullu, Kinnaur, Solan, Sirmaur etc. Visit this eminent destination in the snowy months and witness the prime attractions covered mostly in thick layers of Snow – the Jakhoo Temple| the Mall road| the Christ Church| the Viceroy Lodge| the Ridge etc. Do pay your visit at the largest natural ice skating rink in South Asia.

Snow time – January and the month of February [peak months]

Suggested Tour – Shimla Tour Package, Honeymoon Tour Packages , Manali Skiing Tour

6- Auli [Snowfall places in India]

Auli by Travelsite India

Famously referred as the Ski destination; Auli resides in the Chamoli district in the praiseworthy and tough Himalayan Mountains in the state of Uttarakhand. It’s also addressed as the Auli Bugyal located at an elevation of 2500 to 3050 metres above the Sea Level. The enchanting town of Auli lies enroute the significant pilgrimage town of Badrinath; encircled by the Oak and coniferous forest’s| heart-stealing landscapes [showcasing the sky-high peaks of Himalayas]; one of the finest destinations in India for Skiing lovers. It’s adorned with 4 Kilometers of cable car, Ski lift and a Chairlift [housing a well-maintained trek route].

Snow time – Beginning from the month of January to the mid days of March.

Suggested Tour – Auli Skiing Tour , India Adventure Tour

7- Patnitop [Snowfall places in India]


A hilltop tourist destination situated in the Udhampur district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir; this enthralling spot is located on a plateau in the Shivalik belt of the Himalayas. It relaxes at an elevation of 2,024 meters

Activities to get involved in – Snowboarding | Skiing | Paragliding etc.

Snow time – covered in layers of snow during the months of December to March

8- Nainital [Snowfall places in India]

Nainital in snowfall

The Snow viewpoint| the Tiffin top| the Nainital Lake| the Naini Peak etc – all get dressed in snow during the peak winter months. The Himalayan resort hill town of Nainital is situated in the Kumaon region of the state of Uttarakhand blessed with the finest of natural formations. Not just the natural beauty but technology also leaves a remarkable impression on the locals as well as visitors; cable car runs to the snow view observation point moving over the town and mountains including the Nanda Devi – [the highest peak standing tall with immense pride in the state of Uttarakhand].

Snow time – Commencing from the month of October to the end of February; possibly to the initial days of March too.

Suggested Tour – Nainital Tour Package, Honeymoon Tour Packages

9- The glacial Lake of Roopkund [Snowfall places in India]

Glacial Lake of Roopkund

A quirky destination grown out of discovery; Roopkund is a highly-elevated glacial lake situated in the state of Uttarakhand; it gratefully lies in the arms of Trishul Massif, popularly known for hundreds of human Skeletons found at the brim of the lake. During the time when it’s all covered in Snow, the Skeletons settle down in the numerous sheets of Snow. This place of adventure is uninhabited [situated at an elevation of 5,029 metres]; let the daring person in you come out and accept the challenge of placing his or her presence at the Mystery Lake or say the Skeleton Lake.

Snow time – September and October are the peak months

Suggested Tour – Mount Baljuri Peak Climbing , India Adventure Tours

10- Kufri [Snowfall places in India]

kufri in shimla by travelsite india

This tiny hill station is truly a sweetheart; it’s situated in the Shimla district of the state of Himachal Pradesh located at a mere distance of 20 Kilometers from Shimla. The identity – Kufri is derived from the word Kufr, which means “Lake” in the local language of communication. Kufri is the highest point in the encircling region that served as home to a remarkable population of distinct featured Flora and Fauna [the Himalayan Monal, Yak etc]. Your place of fun would be the zone where the Ski track is formed out of the adventure.

Snow time – Beginning from the month of November to the early days of March.

Suggested Tour – Kufri with Skiing Tour , Honeymoon All Packages

11- Dalhousie [Snowfall places in India]

dalhousie by travelsiteindia

A phenomenal hill station and a great tourist destination situated in the Chamba district of the state of Himachal Pradesh is truly awe-inspiring. Its place of existence is quite unusual; situated on 5 hills in total at an elevation of 1970 meters above the Sea Level. This happening place was named after the Earl of Dalhousie [who served as the British Governor-General in India] during the formation period of Dalhousie. The hill station of Dalhousie resides in silence; you can actually hear the movement of dry leaves playing with the breezy winds [located on the Western edge of the Dhauladhar Mountain range of the Himalayas.

Snow time – Staring from the month of November to the end of February [possibly in the first week of March].

Suggested Tour – Himachal with Dalhousie

12- Almora [Snowfall places in India]

Almora in Winter by Travelsite india

The exceptional cantonment town residing in the arms of Uttarakhand is beyond one’s imagination. It’s perfectly placed on a ridge at the southern edge of the Kumaon hills of the Himalaya range. Almora is effectively considered as the Cultural heart of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

Snow time – the months of December, January and February are extremely cold.

13- Tawang [Snowfall places in India]

tawang by travelsite india

Tawang, the place of stay of the Monpa people; it’s the smallest of the 16 administrative districts of Arunachal Pradesh in the Northeastern zone of India. Once you cross the Tawang gate [adorned with prayer flags]; you will actually feel that you are entering someplace which acquires a heavenly presence. Place your mark at the Sela Pass, which is wrapped in snow for most time of the year. Do pay your visit to the well-maintained and preserved Tawang Monastery that will be dressed in snow up to quite some extent in the snowy months.

14- Munsiyari [Snowfall places in India]

munsiyari by travelsite india

The Khaliya Top| the Nanda Devi Temple get dressed in white-snow during the peak winter months; Munsiyari [a less-crowded destination] is a conglomeration of revenue villages. It resides at the base of the great Himalayan mountain range; located at an elevation of 2,200 meters. Munsiyari serves as the beginning point of the several treks into the interior of the range.

Snow time – From the mid of December to the early days of February.

15- Narkanda [Snowfall places in India]


The enchanting Hatu Peak [from where you can get the best view of the surrounding beauties]| the Hatu Temple| the Narkanda Temple etc all glows in the purest shade of white during the major winter months. Mark your presence at the Tethys Ski resort and live heart fully by every moment. The town of Narkanda is situated in the Shimla district of the state of Himachal Pradesh; rises at an elevation of 2708 meters on the Hindustan-Tibet road in the Snowy region of Himachal Pradesh.

Snow time – Commencing from the month of December to the end of January.

16- Solang Valley [Snowfall places in India]

solang velley by travelsite india

Snow time – From the mid of October to the end days of February; the Solang Valley is a side valley, which relaxes at the top of the Kullu Valley in the striking state of Himachal Pradesh. It’s situated close by to Manali [14 Kilometers to the Northwest of the hill station of Manali enroute Rohtang Pass. Apart from enjoying the snow; you can even participate with full enthusiasm in the adventurous activities like Paragliding| Parachuting| Skiing| Horse riding etc.

The northern part of the country India is profoundly THE BEST to witness the heavy snowfall. Travellers or say lovers from across the world visit these snow-dressed destinations; they participate full-heartedly in the challenging winter sports [like skiing, ice-skating]. Place your visit to the above-listed spots with your friends and family and live the best of this year and coming winters.

Suggested Tour – Solang Velley Tour Package, Trekking Tour with Solang

Best Suggested Tour – Adventure Tours Packages & Honeymoon Tour Packages

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