Amazing places to Witness Snowfall in India
Travelling is an adventure like no other. It lifts your mood, caresses your soul and helps you get to know the world better. Those of you who like to go to mountains to see the snowfall can learn about the most amazing places in India where you can witness a snowfall.
Like it even needs mentioning! As per common knowledge, Ladakh, one of the highest peaks of the country is a regular host to snow-fall to die for. If you’re fit as a fiddle and can cope up with the thin air supply, Ladakh is definitely the place for you. You can hire a bullet in Delhi and ride to Ladakh from Wheelstreet with your guy-gang and have the time of the life in the snow capital of India.
If you’re tired of the scorching heat and wish to experience snowfall in the middle of the summers, all you need to do is go to Sonamarg, the most popular destination for snow-lovers. Yu can pack your bags in April and leave for this beautiful hill station of Kashmir in mid-summers and find yourself be greeted by a fresh batch of snow on the white mountains of Himalayas. Thajiwas Glacier, located pretty to Sonamarg, is, as the name suggests, a glacier and you must pay it a visit if you’re in Sonamarg anytime soon. If you wish to go for mountain biking, you can hire a bike in Delhi as sports bikes like thunderbird, Harley Davidson etc. can be booked on rent to make your trip more amazing.
Known as ‘little Kashmir’, Munsiyari is one little town of Uttarakhand known for snowfall. It is still indifferent to the wrath of commercialization and you can find the town boasting of its natural beauty. It is much popular for its hot springs that offer amazing comfort, especially during winters. You can visit the town from December to February if you wish to experience snowfall.
Gulmarg, Jammu Kashmir
Situated around 900 km from Delhi, Gulmarg is one pristine location if you want to witness snowfall. You can hire a bike in Delhi and ride your way up to the hill station. Once on Gulmar, you should take a ride in the Gondola, the cable car. While in Gulmarg, you can also visit Alpathar Lake and Tangmarg.
Lying in the district of Udhampur, Patnitop is another famous and mesmerizing location for those who wish to see the snowfall. It lies in the lower Himalayas and is closely located to the Pir Panjal range. It takes around three-four hours to reach Patnitop from Jammu. If you wish to visit the hill station visit two-wheeler, you can approach Delhi bike rentals and get the bike of your choice on rent at affordable prices.
The Rohtang pass situated a few kilometers from Manali is another great place to see the snowfall. You can visit the hill station in late October, as winter sets in early in the hills, and witness the first snowfall of the season. The snow-capped mountain is also home to yaks, trained to carry tourists for a ride. You can go for mountain biking, mount the yak and also ski here. Since Manali is not fat from Delhi, many Delhi bike rentals allow tourists and locals to hire bikes to Manali. You can visit Rohtang from Manali via bike and spice up your trip.