5 Reasons Why you Should Visit India This Winter

Do you want to travel to a destination where you can make lasting memories? You ought to try out India this winter.

Why travel to India this winter? A winter trip to India is full of unexpected experiences. The sights are to die for, from the plains covered in fog to the mountains covered in powdery snow. Additionally, the culture is rich and marked with such contrast, and despite the cold, the cities are vibrant and full of color. Let’s find out more about what you’ll enjoy during your trip to India.

  1. Crazy cities

India’s cities are a traveler’s paradise. If you enjoy visiting frenzied cities, going on shopping sprees, and visiting malls, then you’ll find Delhi and Mumbai exciting.

Despite being cold in the mornings and nights, winter afternoons in Delhi remain pleasant. Some of the activities that you can enjoy during these afternoons are picnics in various scenic spots. One such scenic sot is the Lodhi gardens that boast of sunny patches, manicured lawns, and beautiful historic gumbads.

You can also enjoy weekend getaways in gardens not too far from the city such as the Garden of Five Senses and the Pratapgarh Farms. Here, you can hide away from the city’s busy life and get to experience some of India’s most vibrant cultures. In Mumbai, you can enjoy activities such as visiting the forts, ferry rides and do not forget to visit Coloba causeway for street shopping.

  1. Amazing beaches

India boasts of some of the best beaches in the world. If you are looking to get away from the winter chill, then you’ll enjoy the warm ocean waves, blue skies, and golden sand in India’s beaches. The Goa beaches, for instance, are perfect for a luxurious trip to West India. Beaches in South Goa will offer you the much needed ‘me’ time. However, if you are looking for the adventure of a lifetime, North Goa offers you just that.

From exciting night-long parties to action-packed water sports, there are all kinds of adventures here for families. You can also visit top beaches in West India such as the Kashid Beach, a quiet getaway that is popular for its white sand, majestic mountains, casuarinas, and blue seas.

  1. The food

If you are a foodie, India should be at the top of your bucket list. Some of the most popular food tourist destinations are Punjab and Kerala in South India. The contrasting cuisines in these two places have always sparked up debates, and people cannot seem to agree on, which is better.

In Punjab, you’ll notice a difference in curry. Most Panjabi food is spicier than Keralite food. However, Kerala food contains various types of vegetables, while food in Punjab does not have diverse vegetables.

It is common to be presented with warm ginger after a meal in Kerala. This is very helpful in digestion. Generally, experiencing the contrast in the two cuisines is something that you shouldn’t miss when you travel to India this winter.

  1. The romance

There are various romantic spots that you can enjoy with your partner during winter. A luxury vacation in Rajasthan, for instance, is a perfect honeymoon destination with lots of charming places to visit.

Jaipur is a perfect spot for those who want a royal experience. Here, you’ll enjoy the ancient Havelis, stay in lavish hotels, and have spectacular desert views. If you are looking for a scenic, silent, and budget romantic spot, Pushkar is ideal for you. Here, you’ll enjoy great desert views and can go for a fun camel ride or a long, romantic bike ride with your significant other.

  1. It’s awe-inspiring

India offers you unique experiences that no other place on earth does. You can enjoy snake charming in Jaipur or elephant riding in Goa, Rajasthan, and Jaipur.

Alternatively, you can travel to India’s most famous monument, the Taj Mahal. This monument was built by emperor Shah Jahan. He built it to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mamtaz Mahal, who died during childbirth. The monument also houses Jahan’s tomb.

India celebrates a number of festivals during winter. Therefore, your trip to India will be filled with celebrations. Do not forget to visit some of the places mentioned in this article to create lasting memories.

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