Everyone seems to be very curious about snowfall when winter months arrive. Each one of us wants to travel with our family and friends to the snowfall areas to enjoy the beautiful scenic views. People look forward to visit their dream destinations to have snowy fun.
Best places (state wise) to see snowfall around Delhi are:
UTTARAKHAND, HIMACHAL PRADESH AND JAMMU & KASHMIR
Nainital is among the famous places to see snow. You can also enjoy trekking here. Nainital experiences snowfall in the months of December and January. It is an amazing destination to see the beautiful glittery snow and sparks romance.
Mussoorie is located at a distance of 35 kms from Dehradun. The winter months in Mussoorie experience a fair amount of snowfall and attract tourists with temperature dropping below zero degrees celsius. The main attractions in Mussoorie are Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba and many more.
Auli is a very famous destination in the Himalayan Mountains of Uttarakhand. You can visit Auli from December end to March to enjoy the white snow. Auli is one of the best skiing destinations of India. It is also known for the best ski resorts of the world by tourists from abroad.
Chopta is a famous hill station in India. It is a great place for nature lovers and trekkers. It is fully covered with snow during winters. If you want to experience snow fields, you should definitely visit Chopta during winters.
Manali is a beautiful destination in Himachal Pradesh to enjoy snowfall, skiing and ice skating. You can have a relaxed vacation here.
Solang Valley: Here you can enjoy breathtaking views of glaciers, snow capped mountains and peaks. It has fine ski slopes. Skiing and paragliding are done here.
Rohtang Pass: This pass provides beautiful views of mountains and you can visit this pass from mid April to November each year.
Narkanda is an ideal retreat for the tourists who seek seclusion in mountains. It is famous for skiing and winter sports. It receives heavy snowfall in winters.
Kufri is yet another stunning hill station in Shimla. It is a noted summer and winter destination for thousands of visitors. It is famous for its wide panoramic views. Kufri in winter is transformed with snow covered the mountains and trees. This is the season when adventure sports are in full swing.
Spiti Valley is a desert mountain valley located high in the Himalayan Mountains. Surrounded by high mountain ranges, it is an emerging tourist place in Himachal. It has beautiful landscapes and it seems to be frozen in time. It also offers a number of beautiful temples and lakes to visit around.
Sangla Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys in Himachal. It is best visited for a nature centric experience, walks, trekking etc. It is a riverside valley with stunning Himalayan views. It is full of apple orchards and is recommended for Glacier trekking in March and April.
Dalhousie is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh and a beautiful tourist spot. It is surrounded by the beautiful scenic snow capped peaks. Known for its great valleys and high mountain ranges, Dalhousie has waterfalls and places to trek.
JAMMU & KASHMIR
Gulmarg is a well known skiing destination in India. Gulmarg, also a popular ski resort, receives heavy snowfall during winters. The peak season starts with the snowfall in December and lasts until March.
Ladakh is a region in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is one of the most favorite trekking destinations. It is a paradise for adventure lovers. The most important feature of trekking in Ladakh is its high mountain passes which comes on the trekking routes and gives opportunity to have wonderful view of colorful mountains. Winters are very extreme in Ladakh with temperatures dropping below freezing point. January is the month of maximum snowfall. In winters, mountain passes gets closed in Ladakh and this is the reason that makes Ladakh a difficult place for travelling.
Zanskar is one of the large rivers in Ladakh and freezes completely in winters and gets covered by ice. Pangong Lake in Ladakh also freezes completely in winters.