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Snowfall in India

Snowfall in India

There are many places in India where you can enjoy the flakes of snow. Here are some of the amazing hill stations of India where you can spend quality time with your loved ones. So, pack your bags and explore these picturesque destinations in this winter season. 

Snowfall in Gulmarg, Jammu Kashmir

Gulmarg is a popular ski destination located at an elevation of 2,650 metres in Baramula district of Jammu Kashmir. This beautiful ski destination is situated in the Pir Panjal range in the western Himalayas. It experiences heavy snowfall from December to February. The temperature can drop down -4°C during winter season. Gulmarg is really a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers. It is renowned as the 'Heartland of Winter Sports in India'. The popular tourist destinations in Gulmarg are Khilanmarg and Shark Fin. It is popular for skiing as well as Gulmarg Gondola ride.

Snowfall in Ladakh, Jammu Kashmir

Ladakh is known as a cold desert that lies in the great Himalayas on the eastern part of Jammu Kashmir. It is one of the best places to witness heavy snowfall. Ladakh witnesses snowfall between the months from October to March. Ladakh gives the opportunity of redefining nature. Ladakh is also known as 'Khapa-Chan'. The word 'Khapa-Chan' means Snow land. 

Snowfall in North Sikkim

Thangu Valley, Zero Point, Yumthang Valley, Tsomgo Lake, Gurudongmar Lake, Cholamu Lake, Mount Katao and Lachen in North Sikkim are some of the places which witnesses snowfall every year. The best time to visit North Sikkim to witness heavy snowfall is between the months from December to March. North Sikkim is one of those places which witness snowfall almost throughout the year.

Snowfall in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla is a hill station situated at an average elevation of 2,276 metres. It is the capital of north Indian state Himachal Pradesh. This picturesque hill station witnesses heavy snowfall between December to February. The tourists can enjoy snowfall at the popular spots in and around Shimla like Kufri, Mall Road, Mashobra, Narkanda, The Ridge, Jakhoo Point, Scandal Point.

Snowfall in Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali is a high altitude Himalayan resort town located at a height of 2,050 metres above sea level. It is nestled in the River Beas Valley. Manali is also a gateway for trekking in Parvati Valley and skiing in the Solang Valley. The temperature varies from 5°C to -15°C in the winter season. The snow-covered fir and pine trees in the winter season will definitely make your trip memorable for lifetime.

Snowfall in Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie is a well known hill station located in the north Indian state Himachal Pradesh. The winter season starts from November till February. The temperature ranges from 10°C to 0°C during winter season. There are many other tourist attractions near Dalhousie like Kalatop, Barkuta Hills, Khajjiar and Dainkund Peak.

Snowfall in Auli, Uttarakhand

Auli is a Himalayan ski resort and a beautiful hill station located at an elevation of 2,500 metres. This meadow is completely surrounded by snow and oak forest. Auli is renowned as 'The skiing capital of India'. You can enjoy the snowfall from November to March in Auli. Tourists can enjoy skiing in Auli and ropeway of Auli. The National Skiing Championship is held here every year in mid January. 

Snowfall in Munsiyari, Uttarakhand

Munsiyari is nestled on the shores of Goriganga river. Munsiyari is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. It is 135 km away from Pithoragarh which is popular as 'Little Kashmir'. It is located at an altitude of 2,298 metres. Winters are very cold here and the temperature goes down to -3°C. The winter season starts from the month of November till mid-March.The whole area of Munsiyari is covered with white sheet of snow between these months. This is the perfect time to visit Munsiyari for skiing and other snow activities.

Snowfall in Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand

Dhanaulti is perched on the height of 2,286 metres. This hill station is well known for its beauty and tranquility. It witnesses snowfall during the months of January and February. The place is covered with snow in these months and this is the perfect time to experience heavy snowfall in this region. The temperature varies from 1°C to 7°C in the winter season. Dhanaulti is located at a distance of 24 km from Mussoorie.

Snowfall in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Mussoorie is nestled in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan Range. Mussoorie is located at an elevation of 2,005 metres. It experiences chilly weather and snow during winter season. Mussoorie witnesses heavy snowfall during the months from mid-December to February. This is the perfect time to enjoy snowfall in this beautiful hill station. 

Snowfall in Nainital, Uttarakhand

Nainital is a popular hill station of Uttarakhand which is located at an elevation of 2,084 meters. Nainital experiences winter during the months from November to February. It receives snowfall between the months from January to February. The temperature varies from 0°C to -10°C during winter season. 

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