10 Best Places to Visit in January in India : The best Start to the new Year!
India is a tourist’s paradise.
With a treasure of natural beauty, diverse wildlife, lovely beaches, spectacular temples and historical monuments, India has great site seeing to offer.
From snow peaked mountains to desert, the country has it all. Let us explore 10 best places to visit in January in India.
10 Best Places to Visit in January in India –
10] Zanskar, Jammu and Kashmir
The amazing Chadar Trek on frozen Zanskar river is a lifetime experience. Walking 62 km on foot, exploring the beauty of the sparkling snow sheets, this trek is as challenging as rewarding. Other places in Zanskar are Patnitop, Drang Drung Glacier, Phuktal Monastery, Panikhar and Zongkhul.
9] Auli, Uttarakhand
One of the great places to visit in January in India is Auli, famous as the skiing destination. It is a lovely hill station embellished with snow and natural beauty. View of Nanda Devi Range is also a special attraction. You can also visit Kwani Bugyal, Rudraprayag, Chenab Lake and Joshimath.
8] Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
January is the best month to experience the exotic beauty of Gulmarg, a haven in Jammu and Kashmir. The snow slopes are delightful for skiing. The famous Cable Car Ride is Asia’s longest and unfolds majestic scenery in picturesque surrounding.
7] Pink City Jaipur, Rajasthan
For royal grandeur and heritage glory, Jaipur is the place to be. In January the climate is pleasant, and The Pink City comes alive in the light glow of the season. The Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, Chokhi Dhani, Jantar Mantar are the popular sight-seeing spots in Jaipur.
6] Darjeeling, West Bengal
This hill stations enthralls with a glimpse of Himalayan mountain peaks like Kanchenjunga, the serenity of sprawling tea estates, mysterious glory of the Buddhist monasteries and ever flowing cool, crisp breeze. Toy Train ride is a famous attraction here.
5] Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
As the cool winds of January engulf the white salt desert of Rann of Kutch, dream comes alive for every tourist. Observing the sunset and moonlit winter night on the Rann is an experience you will cherish forever. Camel safari, tent stay, cultural extravaganza are the things to do.
4] Munnar-Alleppey-Thekkadi, Kerala
Coconut groves, backwaters, greenery, wildlife…Kerala, the God’s Own Country is blessed by pristine natural beauty. Munnar, Alleppey, Thekkadi are some truly spectacular sights in Kerala. In January, their magic is more mesmerising.
3] Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
Tourists from all over the world flock to Pondicherry to witness its sprawling beaches, cool, trendy cafes, signature collection of architecture and ultimate peace. The city was once the largest French colony in India and reflects the lifestyle even today. The sea is forever charming, and January is the best month to feel it!
2] Nanital, Uttarakhand
A hill station with loads of beautiful lakes, a romantic getaway from hectic schedules, a pretty little town with attractive houses, Nainital is all this and much more. Naini Lake is at the centre of Nainital. There are other lakes such as Sariyatal, Bhimtal, Sattal and Nakuchiyatal around Nainital. In January there is a possibility of Snowfall also.
1] Shillong, Meghalaya
The capital of Meghalaya, Shillong is a green haven. Ample rain has groomed this city into a green, serene, pristine beauty. One of the greenest places to visit in January in India, Shillong is a paradise of lush flora and fauna, misty environs and welcoming warmth. The places to visit are Cherrapunji, Dawki Umngot river, Elephant Falls and Shillong Peak.
So, come January and start packing your bags and retreat to a beautiful escape to enjoy the winter. We at Bhagyashree Travels have tours to all these 10 best places to visit in January in India. Come be our guest!
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