Come December, the holiday mood starts setting in. All of us need a vacation during the year and Christmas is the best time to take that trip. But why not do something different this year? Instead of spending the holiday season in a metro city, why not let nature blow you away this time?
If you are planning to travel within India, we have a few options to make your decision easier.
The snowfall in Kashmir is phenomenal and Rohtang Pass is a visual treat that should not be missed at any cost. The sledge rides are a huge attraction. The breath-taking beautiful backdrop while you trek to the top of the hills will ensure you come back to Kashmir for another vacation very soon!
Not everyone is a big fan of the beach and many of us may want to experience the snow in the hills. In which case, the snowy hills of Himachal Pradesh are the prefect destination. Visiting Manali during Christmas means you truly experience the cold weather. Activities like skiing and snowboarding will give you that adrenaline rush you need to kick-start the New Year.
December is the best time to visit this exciting destination. The temperature drops significantly and this pleasant weather is an added attraction. The forest is full of adventures and spotting an endangered tiger, a wild cat or a bear is the kind of thrill you should experience at least once in your life. The forest safaris are organized as 5 day camps and can be easily taken up during Christmas.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The tropical climate that dominates these islands makes winter a wonderful time to pay them a visit. With a mixture of jungles, the beach and hilly areas, the islands are the exact kind of variety that you need at the end of the year. One of the top 10 destinations of adventures to go on while in India, you can indulge in exhilarating activities like snorkeling, scuba diving or even swimming with the dolphins! What better way to end the year than this?
Goa has a lot to offer for the adventurer in you and the serene beaches, the forts and the churches are a delight for every traveler. If you plan to unwind and rejuvenate before the New Year starts, the beaches in South Goa are exactly what you need. Relaxing amidst the sand dunes and coconut palms that grow on the beach, you can indulge in adventurous water activities like underwater fishing and fishing for oysters at the Mobor beach. Palolem, Varca, Agonda are pristine beaches that are also famous for dolphin spotting and wind surfing.