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10 BEST PLACES TO SEE SNOWFALL IN INDIA

It’s December and we are secretly wishing for a white Christmas. But alas, we aren’t that fortunate to experience the downfall of pristine snowflakes on our roofs. However, we can get our snow fix, as the north of our country is blessed by the flurry snow. We tell you pocket-friendly Indian destinations where you can 'chill' this winter...

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Kufri

Kufri

Kufri is another hill station which is also a popular winter destination.The Mahasu Peak is known for hiking and is surrounded by thick forest. It is at 2,743 meters above sea level and this snow caped region is even more beautiful in the winter. It is located near Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. This place has many other things to enjoy like amusement park equipped with various rides, pools and the worlds highest go-kart tracking.

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Gulmarg

Gulmarg

Gulmarg is situated in Srinagar this place is famous for Skiing and has the most popular cable car known as Gondola. Prime tourist destinations nearby include the Alpathar Lake and the Tangmarg.The winter starts in the month of December but the peak season is mostly the months of January and February. An annual 3 day festival is held in march.

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Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti is located in Uttarakhand and is at an elevation of 2286 meters above sea level. This hill station is about 24 km from Mussoorie. ECO-Park, is the main attraction of Dhanaulti. There are two Eco-parks, "Amber" and "Dhara" about 200 m apart. In winter the temperature ranges from 7 °C and -1 °C.

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Pahalgam

Pahalgam

Pahalgam is another popular and quite destination which is located at a height of 2,740 meters above sea level. It has Sub-Tropical Highland climate with long and cold winter with short and mild summer. There are snow treks in this regain which helps to capture the beauty of this place.

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Narkanda

Narkanda

Another popular tourist destination and is approximately 64km away from Shimla. This snow covered place with excellent view of nature and dense forest is remarkably enjoyed by the people. The peaked mountains has skiing events commence in the month of January and the famous Hatu peak about 10,827ft high is also open for hiking.

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Patnitop

Patnitop

Patnitop is a hilltop tourist location in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir state . During winter this snow covered region has skiers as well trekkers visit this exotic location. River Chenab flows close to this location. You get to enjoy the snow with has a beautiful views.

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Shimla

Shimla

Shimla is the capital and the largest city of Himachal Pradesh. This place is covered in snow thought the year, but if you want to enjoy the snow fall in India then the best time to visit Shimla is during mid December. It has many others things that people might enjoy like there, art and craft which has there traditional touch in them, painting of Shimla has a deep artistic insight of the people there. They have unique and excellent pieces of jewelry, embroidered shawls and garments to leather made articles and sculptures.

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Nainital

Nainital

Nainital is located in Uttaranchal is a popular hill station , it is approximately 400 Km away from Delhi. There aren't many options for winter sports but this is beautiful and a picturesque landscape is splendid. The climate during winter might drop to 0°C.Its climate is classified as subtropical highland

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Auli

Auli

Even auli is a very famous ski destination. You have both beginners as well as experienced skiers trying out their skills at this location. Auli is famous for the high snow covered peaks.It is located new Himalayas where the snow looks stunning and beautiful. It has a 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) cable car, a chairlift and a ski lift, along with a maintained trek route.

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Manali

Manali

The hill station located at a distance of 270 km from Shimla. It’s positioned in the Beas River Valley and is at an altitude of 2,050 m above sea level. Skiing and ice skating are the popular winter sports here and you have tourists flocking here from all parts of the country. This is one of the most popular snow places in India. Winters are pretty cold the temperature falls to 4 °C and snowfall is seen from the month of December to February.