The winter season is fast approaching and another fantastic year is coming to an end. The temperatures have already started to drop, so it’s time to take a vacation. The best places to visit in winter have to be the northern states of India as the northern mountain ranges are a feast for the eyes. If you are planning to take a vacation, check out these 6 best unusual places in North India to visit in November 2022. Skip the queues and visit these best and least explored places in North India for relaxing winter vacation.
Check out this list of top 6 unusual places in North India to visit in November 2022.
Peak season to visit this wilderness paradise begins every October and lasts until February. Winter temperatures range between 10 and 15 degrees Celsius, making it the perfect escape from the relentless heat and dust of city life. The cozy nights and fresh air of Lonavala are the best experiences at this time of year, especially with the music festivals hosted by the locals. The Winter Fire Festival at Pawna Lake is a must visit. Lonavala is also known for its good trekking spots, historical forts and unexplored caves. The hill station, although famous among locals, is lesser known in the rest of the country.
The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun, is located at the foot of the Doon Valley. Nestled between the Ganges and the Yamuna, this hill station is known for its waterfalls, lush green landscapes and mesmerizing natural beauty. A must-visit destination usually during summer for pleasant weather, the lesser known fact is that Dehradun is one of the most beautiful places in North India to visit in November or winter, with temperatures dropping down to 3 degrees Celsius. Also visit Mindrolling Monastery, Chetwode Hall, Malsi Deer Park, Forest Research Institute and Tibetan Markets.
The winter season, especially from November in Dalhousie, is an unparalleled experience for all travel enthusiasts. Explore this hill station which covers more than 14 square kilometers and its churches and Victorian houses. The mountain station is covered with a thin layer of snow, which makes the experience more exciting. During your visit, be sure to visit the town of Chamba, which boasts of the cultural heritage of Dalhousie, its temples and churches and the winter treasure Khajjar, a place locally called the Switzerland of India.
State: Himachal Pradesh
The temperatures of this royal city of Rajasthan are most comfortable during winters, making it an ideal place to visit in November. The ancient capital of the Mewar kingdom, Udaipur, was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. The royal city is best known for its palaces and lavish royal legacies. Udaipur is built around a series of man-made lakes and is mainly visited for its exquisite cuisine. Be sure to visit the annual Shilpgram Craft Fair in November. As the only hill station in the state, Udaipur also has its share of lush green surroundings.
#5 Rann of Kutch
Located in the land of Asiatic lions, the Rann of Kutch is considered the former royal republic of Hindustan. The expanse of salt marshes forms part of the Thar dessert, a must-see place to see the sunrise or sunset. Best visited especially during winters for its cool weather, celebrating the Rann Utsav is an energetic experience. The list of must-see places includes Kalo Dungar, Kutch Museum, Aina Mahal, Kutch Great Indian Outard Sanctuary, Marine National Park, Roha Fort and Vijay Villas Palace.
Called the “heaven on earth”, Pahalgam is the best offbeat place in North India to visit in November. The winter season adds a nice touch to the already beautiful city. The snow-capped mountains are a feast for the eyes, while the picturesque lakes are an experience you must have in your lifetime. Pahalgam is known for its dense pine, oak, fir and deodar forests, which are subtly adorned with snow at the top during the winters, giving a Christmas feel. A memorable vacation in Pahalgam will be complete by visiting Mamleshwar Temple, Golf Course, Bettab Valley and the beautiful Sheshnag Lake. Be sure to dive into some adventure sports activities during your visit. With many other places to visit in North India, we hope this will serve as a starting guide.
State: Jammu and Kashmir
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