If you have spent most of your life in southern part of India or plains in the country, you are likely to have wanderlust to enjoy snow when annoying heat of summer annoys you.
If you crave for best snowboarding and skiing experience, Auli will definitely fulfill your wish. Located between the exotic Nanda Devi, the hill station provides panoramic 270 Degree view. Despite being a remote yet untouched destination, visiting here is really worth a while. It is well known for its snow-capped mountains where you can go for memorable treks. The temperature reaches -10 degree in February. To enjoy snow in summer, it is a highly recommended destination.
It is one of the hottest favorite tourist spots in Jammu. With cool and soothing climate and natural beauty, Patnitop is the center of attraction for millions of Indian and foreign tourists. Here, you can enjoy picnic with family, horse riding, walk in the gardens and visit the nearest temples. This hill station has all types of food to try. In hot and humid summers, it is a natural haven to escape from hustles and bustles of city life.
If you love snow to the fullest, get ready to have ultimate experience to bring back at your home. You may take 9-day trek over the frozen River Zanskar. Several organizations and groups enroll in this trek. Keep in mind that this trek is only for those who have experience in it. You can experience the trekking on snow like no other.
If you don’t like the extremely harsh temperature of other hill stations and want something more than snow at a hill station, you should choose Nainital which is full of viewpoints and lakes. You can enjoy snow on the higher north and it has immense scenic attractions. It is one of the ideal tourist destinations to explore snowfalls from Snow Point that you can access via Ropeway.
Hemkund Sahib is actually a Gurudwara located between snow and lakes. It is located around 4600m. above the sea level. The Gurudwara is devoted to Sikhs’ 10th Guru, Guru Gobind Singh. Here, the weather is harsh and reaching this place is challenging but it is really worth it. Before planning to get there, be sure to check with local authorities.
It is a hottest favorite hill station, especially for honeymoon couples. It is one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in India due to snow-capped beauty and intermittent snowfall. It is one of the heavily commercialized and most popular hill stations in the country. It is the best hill station for snow buffs. Here, you can find a lot of traces from Colonial era. You may visit places like Chail, Mashobra and Kasauli. The picture-perfect scenery, adventure sports, snow-capped mountains and amazing tourist attractions will never let you down.
It is well known for stunning vistas of mountains, natural yet scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage. Almora is definitely a hill station in Uttarakhand which is known to attract thousands of tourists across the world. You can always notice some sort of Colonial presence here. The picturesque views and beautiful locales of the Himalayas are the major center of attractions. Kausani and Ranikhet are the well-known hill stations located around Almora. Here you can enjoy the exciting views of the snow-capped mountains. So, pack enough of warm clothes to visit this place.