10 Beautiful Places to See Snow Falls in India

snow falls in India

When we hear the news of snowfall in the north part of India, all other promises of the life goes disappear. Know all the best places to travel during snowfall in India. Don’t stop yourself to getting cozy in the sipping hot beverages inside your room. Bring out your adventurous spirits and move to anyone of the top 10 snowfall places in the country where the sky sprinkles the silvery snowflakes below and makes beautiful paradise on the earth. Be it a family vacation or honeymoon, you would end up being overjoyed.

Kashmir Valley (Pahalgam and Gulmarg)

Kashmir Valley

This grand valley is among the sites to get the initial payment of snow annually. Pahalgam, a famous hill station in the area, promises extreme beauty. One more place is Gulmarg, popular for its high-standard skiing slopes and one of the top Gondola rides in the globe. Snow-covered peaks in the setting allow the travelers take pleasure in the murmuring songs here.

Best time: November

Closest Airport: Srinagar airport

Best for: Skiing, Gondola ride




If you consider that playing in snowfall is fun-loving at Manali. Make snowballs and throw them on others. The lush greenery under the white carpets makes wonderful differences with the blue sky above. Skiing and ice-skating lovers don’t require searching any place beyond Manali in winters. Don’t forget to celebrate the Christmas and New Year in the middle of the falling snow which takes the festival to a new height.

Best Time: December

Nearest Airport: Kullu Airport

Best For: Taking pleasure in snowballs, ice skating and skiing




Just think about yourself that you are walking at the Mall Road bordered by the colonial heritage having slanting roofs covered with the snow sheets and rows of deodars which seem to perform under the falling splendor. This splendid scene comes alive when the Shimla welcomes snowfall. If you are looking for honeymoon or serious break where you and your partner can relish your love, this is the best location the nature personally arranges. For exciting activity, it is a great opportunity to enjoy an ice skate in its beautiful surroundings.

Best Time: December

Closest Airport: Shimla airport

Best for: Adventure sports, scenic beauty




Normally looks peaceful, Auli comes alive in snowfall season and welcomes travelers from every parts of the world to its mind-blowing ski-slopes. The panorama in snowfall should be better viewed that explained in words. It is the best place to experience snowfall in India and a great holiday spot.

Best time: November

Closest Airport: Dehradun

Best for: Skiing and panoramic beauty


Patnitop (Jammu and Kashmir)


In spite of its location in the Lower Himalayas, Patnitop is blessed by nature with abundant of snowfall throughout the year. The place, admired for its peaceful and unparallel places, travelers interested in the activities such as – Skiing, Paragliding and others. If Shimla or Manali is what you are looking for, then pack your bags and be ready to romance in the attractive nature.

Best time: January

Closest Airport: Jammu

Best for: Sightseeing, skiing, paragliding and sledging


Gangtok (Sikkim)


An exciting place in Sikkim, Gangtok is the place where you can also see snowfall. Refreshing air with the amazing clue of coolness and overwhelming peacefulness is enough to overcome all your senses. It looks even more magical. When at Gangtok, you are always bordered by the spirituality-drenched Buddhist Monasteries. Make your tour more thrilling with a trip to the Himalayan Zoological Park to discover the wildlife.

Best time: February

Closest Airport: Bagdogra

Best for: Visiting monasteries, zoological park and scenic beauty


Dhanaulti (Mussoorie)


Mussoorie is a popular cool destination which gets overcrowded in the snowfall season. Just around 31 km from Chamba, it is a peaceful village of Dhanauti, bordered by the mesmerizing view of Oaks, pines, cedars and rhododendrons. When the snow falls, the place stands out and attracts couples. Thanks to the clean atmosphere that makes the village’s magical charm more appealing.

Best time: February

Closest Airport: Dehradun   

Best for: uncultivated hill villages, solitude


Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi

The most spiritual place of Goddess Shakti, the Vaishno Devi Shrine is the place where the devotees get blessings of divine. Visit here in winter and the snowfall will make this experience more exciting. With experiencing the snowfall, climbing becomes a lifetime memory. The white snow covered Bhawan of Goddess looks something unmatchable.

Best time: January

Closest Airport: Jammu

Best for: Vaishno Devi Shrine




The almighty Himalayas widen towards the North-East, where many small destinations have started to attract eyeballs. Tawang is sure a must visit place during the snowfall. Snow-covered Buddhist monasteries, beautiful landscapes, Tibetan cuisines and smiling faces of locals, make this an exclusive winter break. Trekking on the frozen lakes is just an exciting activity to do.

Best time: December

Closest Airport: Tezpur

Best for: Himalayan treks, monasteries, frozen lake



Lava is a heaven filled with amazing natural beauty

Not so popular tourist destination in the list of best snowfall places to visit in India, Lava is a heaven filled with amazing natural beauty. Aside from the beautiful view of snowfall, the travelers can experience the enthralling views of Mount Kanchanjunga, one of the highest peaks in globe. Trekking and bird-watching are the extra activities to do.

 Best time: December-January

Closest Airport: Bagdogra

Best for: Trekking, birding, scenic beauty and tropical vegetation

With such outstanding experiences ready to open out, you don’t want to kill your winters in tediousness. Select any of these snowfall destinations in India to include in online Book Kullu Manali Volvo Package with ARV Holidays and enjoy a fully diverse feature of nature.

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