Everyone has had a quest for some snowy escapades. India, from north to south and from east to west, has prodigious such places to live your dream. Some are still unexplored and some are the favourite attractions; any which way hot coffee and tea awaits… Snowfall India.
#5 Lambasingi, Andhra Pradesh
Also known as the ‘Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh’, Lambasingi is the only place in South India where you can experience snowfall in winter, sometimes. This village, in the Chintapalli Mandal of Vishakhapatnam district, is situated 1000 metres above from sea level.
#4 Yumthang Valley, Sikkim
Yumthang Valley is popularly known as “Valley of flowers”. A tributary of river Teesta flows past the valley. The valley remains closed to the tourists during December and March due to heavy snowfall. There is only one permanent house and that is in the valley.
#3 Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand
Dhanaulti is a pristine beauty during snowfall. It is a hill station situated between Dehradun and Chamba.
This village is placed amidst lush Pine, Rhodendron, Cider forests. The snow eluded mountains and snowflakes falling make it look like a dream.
#2 Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir
Situated in the Udhampur district of Jammu & Kashmir, this place has river Chenab flowing near. The place covered in snow all over gives an invigorating and crisp look. You can ski, paraglide, Sledge or horse ride here. Also, imagine waking up to snow-capped mountains every morning!
#1 Hemkund Sahib- Valley of flowers, Uttarakhand
Hemkund is derived from Sanskrit words “Hem” (snow) and “kund” (bowl). This place is famous as the Gurudwara of tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh ji, is located here. The gurudwara situated is on a glacial lake and surrounded by seven mountain peaks, each adorned by Nishan Sahib on its cliff. This place has surprises and two steps ahead of your imagination.
What’s more? You can trek from here to the famous Valley of Flowers which is only at a 3km distance.
Do not wait for the winter to fly, my friend. Choose any of these destinations and be ready to unfold these exceptional experiences!