Winter and Mountains Go Hand in Hand

Visiting the mountains in winter has its own charm. If you can handle the temperature fall, then it is the best time to visit them.

Winter and Mountains Go Hand in Hand

Here are some best places to see in Uttarakhand.


It is said to be the capital of the state and it is exactly located at the foothills of Himalayas. One can get to see the picturesque view of the mountains along with the river Ganges on one side and river Yamuna on the other side of the city. Apart from the scenic beauty there are also some magnificent architectural displays that one can find here. The major places to visit here are Robber’s Cave, Shahastradhara, Tiger Falls, Tapkeshwar Temple, Mindrolling Monastery, and Tapovan. One can easily reach here by train or by air.


This place is also popularly known as the lake district of India.  This place lies almost 30 kilometres away from Dehradun and one can easily drive there. The major attractions here are Naina peak and Naini Lake. It is a perfect weekend spot for those who live nearby. The beauty of this place is the Naini Lake surrounded by valleys on all the sides.


It is a very serene place located in the district of Nainital in Uttarakahnd. As the name of this place suggests, it is a cluster of seven lakes and this place has a lot of lush green forests along with some winding hilly roads. One can spend a couple of days in peace here, away from the crowd and can have a lovely conversation with nature which they are going to love absolutely. Fishing and kayaking are also some adventure activities that one can do here.

Valley of flowers

In this state, there is a stunning valley of flowers. It is also said to be a world heritage site marked by the UNESCO. When the snow melts here, the alpine flora is beautiful and one should not miss it. This place in the lap of nature and Himalayas is so picturesque that, one can get fascinated by its beauty. Due to rapid deforestation, this place though is not very safe to visit but one should not let go of this place.

Dayara Bugyal

It is a very lonely and not so popular place in Garhwal Himalayas and if wants to spend their holidays in isolation and without any disturbance they can pick this place as their travel destination. This place is surrounded by peaks like Bandarpoonch, Bhagirathi and Black peak. One can also trek to reach here and this place is serene, beautiful and romantic indeed.


This is the perfect destination for skiing in the month of December. This place is surrounded by snow clad peaks of Nanda Devi, Neelkant and Mana Oarbat which makes a fabulous view for the travelers. If skiing is your foray, then Auli should be there in your must visit list. Apart from that, it has the longest cable car route in Asia as well.

One can also get easy train food services when they are travelling.


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