Top Winter Holiday Destinations In India (part 2)

Darjeeling

Darjeeling, usually mentioned as the ‘Queen of Hills’, is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. Located in the lap of the North East Himalayas, it is among the most popular tourism destinations which attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists. Under the amazing bliss of Mount Kanchendzonga, visiting Darjeeling is s good option for family holiday and honeymoon destinations. It is also the gateway to the nearby pristine Himalayan places such as Sikkim, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan, and Assam in North East India.

You should visit the Darjeeling Mountain Railway, widely known as Toy Train, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a fun ride with your family or friends. Another option is visiting the Darjeeling tea gardens with scenic beauty and the thrill of discovering about tea making. A Darjeeling tour can’t be perfect without visiting Buddhist Monasteries. Walking through Botanical Gardens and the Ghoom Monastery must also be included on every holiday wish-list. Finally, you should visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park to find out all about the species of the animal kingdom that lives at the north eastern Himalayas.

Himachal Pradesh

If your idea of holiday in India is communion with nature and being footloose with Himalayas, nothing can beat Himachal Pradesh, which literally means “the land in the lap of Himalayas”. Visiting Himachal, don’t forget to explore picturesque hill stations, snowcapped mountains, abundant wildlife, gushing waterfalls, emerald lakes, and Trans Himalayan treks.

If you are looking for adventure tours in Himachal Pradesh, try Lahaul and Spiti Valley with thrilling trekking routes, snowcapped mountain, and high altitude lakes.

Whether traveling solo, with family or friends, Himachal welcomes all kinds of visitors. Replete with hill stations, snowcapped mountains, lakes, and temples, vacations in Himachal Pradesh are ideal for family summer vacation, heritage holiday, honey-moon tour, adventure of trekking, road trips, and motorcycle tours as well.