November 30th, 2017 by Charvee Sharma

Allow yourself the leisure of slow living with mornings spent watching the flakes of snow fall softly, in the snug of a warm quilt and long nights by the fire.

Take a stroll down the wilderness and prepare to be surprised by the mellow looking, constantly changing horizons.

Blend in with the authentic colors of Himalayas, discover the depth of hearts in coldness of winds, and experience popular hill stations in their true style. Here are some of the cities in India to experience the snowfall this winter.

6 Places In India To See Snowfall

  1. Leh- Ladakh
  2. Srinagar
  3. Shimla
  4. Manali
  5. Dalhousie
  6. Mukteshwar

Leh Ladakh

Leh Ladakh - one of the best places to see snowfall in winter

At an altitude of 3,000 meters above sea level, the daunting trails of Ladakh attract intrepid backpackers all over the world every year. Venture out into the deep mesmerizing valleys, sheltered by the snow-capped mountains.

Away from the connectivity of internet, absorb the beauty of frozen lakes and endearing hues. Cherish the art of slow living; take a walk alongside Sham Valley, surrounded by blooms of apricot adding every color to the enchanting landscape.

Experience the harshest season in the city with the warmest smiles. Soak yourself in the awe of the magnificent shades of white along the Shanti Stupa adorned with sprinkles of snow.

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Srinagar - one of the best places to see snowfall in winter

Surrounded by the mighty Pir Panjal range, dancing to the melodies of River Jhelum, the city of Srinagar is located in the heart of Kashmir valley.

From the extravagance of Hazratbal Shrine to the gardens of Shalimar and Nishat dressed in pristine white, the valley wears a mesmerized look with the onset of winters. The slopes of Gulmarg offer numerous winter sports to be rejoiced during this time of the year.

Watch the frozen Dal Lake come to life with every falling snowflake, accompanied by endless cups of nuun chai. Take a detour, allow yourself to be lost amidst fields of saffron, blooming in the city of Pampore.

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Shimla - one of the best places to see snowfall in winter

Nestled between snow clad mountains, blessed with an alluring vintage charm; come winters, Shimla transforms itself into an ideal winter wonderland.

Explore the shops loaded with eye-pleasing mufflers, scarves and mittens alongside Ridge Road. Celebrate the onset of winters with the ‘Winter Carnival Festival’ including various dance performances and activities like ice skating.

If pulsating adventure sports are your thing, Kufri in the snow is the perfect place for all thrill seeking indulgences. From skiing to paragliding, the breathtaking views from Kufri are surely a not-to-miss experience.

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Manali - one of the best places to see snowfall in winter

With ancient temples, breathtaking landscapes and picturesque sights, Manali has undoubtedly occupied the top spot on every traveller’s list. Immerse yourself in the beauty of fresh snow covered mountains alongside the banks of river Beas.

Enjoy the drive to glacial Solang Valley. Offering stunning views, it is an ideal destination for skiing and other adventure sports. Being relatively less crowded, winter season also becomes equivalent to attractive deals and discounts on hotel bookings!

From the scenically located Hadimba Devi Temple to hot springs around Manikaran Gurudwara, Manali in the winters offers spectacular views. The season truly brings out all fairy tale feels come alive with the falling snow.

Find the best attractions, food culture and vibrant markets of the hill station here.

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Dalhousie - one of the best places to see snowfall in winter

Located in the district of Chamba overlooking the Pir Panjal Range, the quaint town of Dalhousie has been a crowd puller throughout the year.

Listen to the music of alpine forests loaded with freshly fallen snow from the Dainkund peak.  Experience tranquility with delectable views at the Subhash Baoli. Embrace the splendor of nature at the Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary, situated alongside river Ravi.

The onset of winters makes the beauty of snow clad mountains even more surreal with the valleys covered with sheets of snow.

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Mukteshwar - one of the best places to see snowfall in winter

Situated in a pleasing location amongst orchards of apples and coniferous forests, the city of Mukteshwar is lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Unblemished by commercialization, this quaint town stands adorned with idyllic cottages.

Bound by Kumaon Hills, this city offers stunning panoramic views of the Nanda Devi Peak. The famous British hunter, Jim Corbett penned his novel “The Man Eaters of Kumaon” in this city.

Situated on the cliff behind the Mukteshwar temple, Chauli ki Jaali is a rocky terrain which offers stunning views of the Kumaon valley. Gifted with a rugged terrain makes Mukteshwar apt for various adventure sports along with camping.

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About Charvee Sharma

Born in a big city, Charvee finds her heart in small towns. A free spirit, who loves to wander places in search of stories, within stories. At the end of a long day, she finds her therapy in long aimless walks and conversations, with the Moon.