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Top Places to visit in December

With favorable weather all around, December marks the apex of the holiday season in India. There are many places to visit in India in December. There are beaches in the South India and the snowcapped Himalayas up North. Gentle weather also makes it ideal to explore the central India as well as the desert kingdom of Rajasthan.

If you are a nature lover, mountain explorer, or just a laid back traveler, December is the time when your every option for you is open. Our tour packages are meticulously designed to bring you the best comfort plus the unforgettable experience that you seek for on a holiday. Check out Top Places to visit in India in December 2017.


Top Destinations to visit in India in December

Goa

Goa is bustling with high-energy in December. It is...

Goa is bustling with high-energy in December. It is the perfect time to indulge in the pleasures of beaches, parties, music festivals, food, free-flowing booze, water-sports, sightseeing and other adventures. The alluring wonders of the beach state of Goa, also known as the ‘Party Capital of India’, are many. One of the best holiday destinations in India in December, Goa receives a crazy number of tourists from all across the world as it has two of the most happening events at this time of the year- Sunburn Festival and Special New Year’s Eve parties. Goa, is truly a fun-filled destination.

Rajasthan

Come December and travelers from around the world come...

Come December and travelers from around the world come knocking to the desert kingdom of Rajasthan. Renowned for its magnificent forts, splendid palaces and undulating sand dunes, Rajasthan is one of the most favored places to visit in India especially from November till March. Once ruled by the Rajput warrior princes, Rajasthan is a hot favorite owing to its colorful bazaars, vibrant culture, exciting festivals and places of interest. There are several popular destinations and then there are places you can go offbeat. Sich is the diversity of travel experiences that traveling in Rajasthan could keep even the fussiest of travelers on their toes.

Kerala

Kerala is perfect to be visited in December as it is...

Kerala is perfect to be visited in December as it is wonderfully warm, pleasant and welcoming. The weather is conducive for sightseeing and other kinds of fun activities. One can explore the pristine beaches, the tranquil backwaters, the salubrious hill stations, the enthralling wildlife sanctuaries, the rich culture and the bliss of Ayurveda. The wonderful tropical climate of the ‘God’s Own Country’ make it the perfect destination to plan a holiday in the December month. Do not miss savoring the finger-licking delicacies of Keralite cuisine. Attending a cultural performance by local artists, under the star-lit sky is a must.

Varanasi

The month of December is an ideal month to visit the...

The month of December is an ideal month to visit the holy city of Varanasi. The ghats of River Ganga, its temples, and the city itself is as its best, offering unforgettable experiences to its visitors. Famed as the ‘Spiritual Capital of India’, Varanasi has a slight chill in the air in December month but it is the best time for creation of memories here. The city lies on the western banks of the holy Ganges and is a labyrinth of temples, eating joints, shops, and dharamshalas. Enjoy an early morning ride and observe the on-going activities by the Ghat. Pay homage to the deities inside the ancient temples.

Agra

For many travelers, Agra is all about “Taj...

For many travelers, Agra is all about “Taj Mahal”. Indeed! This massive edifice is listed on the 7 Modern Wonders of the World and reflects the grandeur of Mughal architecture and eternal affection of a husband for his wife. It took about 22 years to build this ever majestic Mahal , which has  always been sating spell over its visitors.  But there is more to Agra than Taj Mahal like Agra fort, various Mughal gardens, Itmad Ud Daula Tomb and several temples. Agra is also home to some of the most resplendent luxury hotels to offer fine accommodation and world class dining. Pleasant weather makes it ideal time to visit Agra in December.

Andaman

Andaman is a group of 572 pristine islands out of...

Andaman is a group of 572 pristine islands out of which only 36 are inhabited by the human beings that too in a small amount. So what else could well define nature laid untouched by chaos and in its purest form? Some of the famous and most visited islands are Havelock where you can go snorkeling and scuba diving and others in others too like Wandoor, Neil, Baratang and the list goes on. Just grab a beer and chill, let the tranquility calm that mister hopped beneath your bones and heart; your soul.

Alleppey

Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, holds the...

Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, holds the distinction for being the Venice of the East and has had an illustrious maritime history. It’s also one of the best destinations to head to in winter. This is the time to experience the best of all that this place has to offer – backwater holidays, marine products, beaches and the coir industry. A cruise on its backwaters on a Kettuvallam – a traditional houseboat offers an incredible experience during winter.

Karnataka

The coastal state of Karnataka is pleasant as well as...

The coastal state of Karnataka is pleasant as well as welcoming in December. The picturesque beaches, the old beautiful temples, the beautiful hill stations, the lush wildlife sanctuaries, the glistening cities, and more, all tempt the visitors to relish a wonderful vacation here with their loved ones. Holidays in Karnataka are a mix of adventure, nature, wildlife, spirituality, religion, monuments, shopping, and lip-smacking food. Some of the must-visit wonders of the alluring state of Kerala include the splendid Shravanbelagola, the busy Bangalore city, the pristine Gokarna, the verdant Chikmagalur, the thrilling Bandipur national park and the ruined yet beautiful Badami.

Auli

Auli, located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, is...

Auli, located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, is the ultimate skiing paradise. It allures visitors through its fabulous ski resorts and stunning landscape. Winters if the best time to head to this place. During this time of the year, the snow covered mountain slopes, along with the stunning landscape, make this place a highly coveted tourist destination. The excitement of a gondola ride, the charming views of a sunset and tasting the best of Garhwali cuisine, these are best undertaken in the winter season.

Himachal

The beauty of Himachal verges on the surreal. This is...

The beauty of Himachal verges on the surreal. This is where one’s dreams come to life. Lush meadows, transparent lakes, mesmeric valleys, beautiful temples and much more, it’s all here. Visit this heavenly place during the winters, and witness the breathtaking beauty of Shimla, the amazing contrasting landscape of Manali, the infinite charm of the Kullu Valley and much more. Participate in the various festivals which are held during this time. This is also the time to participate in adventure sports like skiing, heli skiing, ice skating, trekking and paragliding, besides others.

Maharashtra

Untouched by the chilly winters, Maharashtra is...

Untouched by the chilly winters, Maharashtra is blissful to visit in December. From beaches and hill stations, to exciting cities and temples, there is a lot to enjoy. The coastline of the state is dotted with rocky shores, palm tree and more, alluring travelers from all around. The state has been blessed by hills and beaches and bustling city, wherein all have a distinct charm. The people, the culture and the cuisine of Maharashtra are truly wonderful. The list of wonders of Maharashtra is never-ending and has wonders like mystical Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Chawpatty and Aksa beaches, hill stations like Lonalva, and Mahabaleshwar. There is all this and much more.

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is also known as the “abode of the...

Uttarakhand is also known as the “abode of the gods,” and as such, everything is beautiful here. Home to the holiest rivers, profound spiritualism, fascinating history caved in ancient stones, a treasure house of flora and fauna and incredible people, words fail to describe the beauty of this place. However, there is no better time to visit Uttarakhand than the winters. This is the best time to witness the exotic wildlife, visit the spiritual destinations, enjoy sightseeing and engage in thrilling activities like mountain biking, rafting and camping.

Tamil Nadu

December brings salubrious weather for Tamil Nadu, one...

December brings salubrious weather for Tamil Nadu, one of the best destinations in India. The coastal state of Southern India, tempts visitors with its rich historical past, ancient temples, serene beaches, verdant hill stations, charming nature, and colorful Dravidian culture. The weather at time is wonderful, making sightseeing, temple-visit and beach-hopping favorable activities during holidays. While on one side, there are various popular allures, on the other, there are some hidden-treasures too. There is religion, architecture, nature, wildlife, culture, spirituality, food and much more for a tourist to explore in Tamil Nadu at this time.

Darjeeling

Darjeeling, fondly called the “Queen of the...

Darjeeling, fondly called the “Queen of the Himalayas,” is indisputably one of the best hill resorts in the world. Its beautiful slopes clothed in green tea bushes and exotic forests of silver fir beckons tourists and travelers throughout the year. Winter brings out the best in this heavenly retreat. There cannot be a better time to enjoy a ride on the Toy Train, explore the wildlife, witness a sunrise on Tiger Hill or have an incredible sightseeing experience.

Munnar

Munnar’s serenity is beyond belief, and so is...

Munnar’s serenity is beyond belief, and so is its breathtaking beauty. During winter, one can hear the winds talking to the hills here and feel the crispness in the air. This place is defined by its sprawling tea plantations, quaint towns and narrow winding lanes that seems to disappear into nowhere. Winters is when you should explore the attractions of Eravikulam National Park, enjoy a trek to Anamudi Peak, explore the town of Mattupetty and soak in the beauty of Pallivasal.

Pondicherry

One of the finest holiday destinations in South India,...

One of the finest holiday destinations in South India, Pondicherry gets ready to create incredible vacations with the start of winters. December is the perfect time to explore beaches, ashrams and the French connection. The weather at this time is salubrious and is considered to be ideal for enjoying sightseeing, visiting the beaches, partaking in leisure walks, savoring the French culture, and indulging in thrilling water sports. This beautiful town boasts of several allures and offers peaceful vacations, away from chaos. Do not forget to indulge in shopping to get your hands on some amazing keepsakes. Sumptuous food is another highlight.

Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park, once the former hunting...

Bandhavgarh National Park, once the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa, is now famous for its majestic Royal Bengal Tiger. However, winters is the best time to discover the wildlife of this national park. Along with its wildlife, it’s also famous for hosting mixed vegetation ranging from tall grasslands to thick Sal forests. There cannot be a better time to witness the more than 22species of mammals and 250 species of birds.

Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, part of the larger Corbett...

Jim Corbett National Park, part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, is well known for being the oldest and most prestigious national park in India. Home to a large population of tigers, along with other rare species, it is the ultimate destination to head to for wildlife enthusiasts. To view the national park in all its glory, visit it during the winters. Divided into five zones to promote tourism in the region, it really is a storehouse of biodiversity.

Gujarat

Gujarat is the state which flaunts vibrant ethnicity...

Gujarat is the state which flaunts vibrant ethnicity and the whole country takes pride in that.  Located on the westernmost end of India, this state has some magnificent beaches.  The Gujarati folk dance dandiya is mostly cherished and performed in different places of the country during the festival of Navratras.  There are majestic forts and temples in Gujarat attract millions of travelers and pilgrims around the world.  Take home the brilliance dedication of local artisans who leave no stone unturned to carve a masterpiece every time.

Khajuraho

Khajuraho has been spilling magic since medieval...

Khajuraho has been spilling magic since medieval times. Today it holds great importance because of its Hindu and Jain temples with beautiful carving and sculpture. It is said that the ruler of Chandela dynasty was told by his mother in his dreams to exhibit the emptiness of human desire, and thus he proceeded with erotic carvings which are famous all over the world.  Khajuraho is majestic and grand and three groups of temples here are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites’ list. Nearby Orchha is with its rustic setting and captiviating monuments is another place one should visit when in Khajuraho.


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