Winter is here and it is time to plan for a nice relaxing trip away from the hectic work schedule, but choosing a destination is not an easy task! This article is an attempt to help you narrow down on your choices and help you choose the best vacation suited to your purpose.

For most westerners venturing into India, humidity and the high temperature during summers is the biggest thing that gets in their way of enjoying and having fun during the trip. Some fall sick and other bail on their plans and take a detour after a few days.

The unpleasantly hot summers of tourist destinations in India also pose problem for people coming from other cooler parts of the country. Thus, winter is the best time to visit or tour India. The whole country is pleasant while some parts see a beautiful snowfall and it is during this time of the year that tourism in India is at its peak. Mentioned below are the top 5 winter destinations in India.


The amount of fun you can have in Goa can be measured by the time you choose to make your travel. Yes, Goa may sound like a fun place with exuberating nightlife and best beach parties but if you arrive during the non-seasonal time, it will be a dry trip for you. Winter is the most happening time of the year and what happens in Goa during these times, stays in Goa. Book your flight ticket in advance as the plane coming to this place during this seasons are packed. Air India airlines is a major operator in this place connected to all major cities.

Himachal Pradesh

Arguably the most beautiful state in India with the most number of town and cities with the highest tourist attractions, Himachal is an easy choice for people looking for a beautiful snowy winter. It is also one of the best places and best time to spend a romantic time with your partner. With places like Shimla, Manali and Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh not only offers a beautiful landscape but also various other outdoor activities you can do in snow.


Rajasthan is one of the hottest, if not the hottest, place in India. Summer see temperatures rise upto even 50 degree centigrade accompanied by humidity which makes it practically unlivable for people used to pleasant weather which is one reason why people avoid going to Rajasthan during peak summers even though they long to explore the beautiful historically rich cities. Which is why winters is the best time to visit this land of kings. The weather during this time is pleasant by western standards.


Kerala is one of the most beautiful places in India and one of the most preferred tourist destinations. Although the state enjoys a moderate climate throughout the year, the winters are chilly and beautiful. You could relax along the shores of the beach basking in the sun with cool breeze blowing on your face or stay in a tree house or get on a boat ferry and take a tour in the lakes. The state has many breathtaking waterfalls and crystal clear and fresh backwaters.

Andaman and Nicobar Island

Andaman and Nicobar Island will make you experience the ultimate marine life. The fascinating site of you being surrounded by water all around, the feeling is totally different from just being at a beach destination. The temperature is moderate throughout the year. The island has a functioning airport with Air India, Jet Airways, Spicejet and Go Air airlines operating on a regular basis.