Call Our Travel Experts

Select Country

Call Our Travel Experts

Asia & Rest of the world

Close

Where is hot in December

If you are looking for hot holiday destinations in December in India, you should definitely head to the south. India’s’ Southern region is warm and perfect for vacation with family, friends or for honeymoon. However, northern India with cities like Jaisalmer and Varanasi is not far behind. Interesting sightseeing, thrilling adventures, colorful festivals, hospitable stay and experiences

Goa becomes the hottest party destination and one of best places to go for honeymoon in December in India. The beautiful beaches, exciting adventures, delicious food & drinks, music festivals, parties and other excitements makes it the hottest place to be. Gokarna and Pondicherry are delightful escapes with lesser crowd. The lesser-known shores of Diu, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Maharashtra, and of course the islands of Andaman and Lakshadweep create incredible vacations blessed by the sun. Wildlife of Rann of Kutch and Pench National Park is worthy of a visit too.


Warm Weather Destinations in India in December

Goa

In the month of December, Goa bustles with high-energy. The tropical climate of this beach state makes it possible to enjoy various pleasures of night parties, beaches, water-sports, music festivals, sightseeing including churches and forts, free-flowing drinks, sumptuous food and other activities. Famed as the ‘party capital of India’, Goa is one of the best destinations in India, flocked by tourists from all across the globe. At this time of the year, the wonderful state hosts two very popular events in India- the Sunburn Festival and various New Year’s Eve parties. The allures of this fun-filled destinations are many. The flea markets of Goa are a major hit too! Just rent a bike and explore the place as per your liking.

Read More
View Packages
Pondicherry

Snuggled on the Coromandel Coast, the union territory of Pondicherry looks wonderful and welcoming in the December month. A wonderful amalgam of old French heritage and modern innovations, Pondicherry offers fun and relaxed vacations with sun, sand and sea. However, adventure lovers can also partake in water sports such as Scuba diving. Walk down the stress and you will feel that you are exploring a French colony. Nevertheless, the place is also known for its connection with Sri Aurbindo, who constructed Sri Aurobindo Ashram and the experimental city of Auroville. Other prime attractions of Pondicherry include historical monuments, wonderful churches, splendid mansions, wide clean roads and well-maintained gardens. The place has been blessed with abundant scenery.

Read More
View Packages
Andaman

Visited by both family vacationers as well as honeymooning couples, Andaman Islands is at its best in the month of December. There are pristine beaches on one side and there are water sports activities, on the other. Take your pick! Andaman has the very popular Kala-Pani, now known as Cellular Jail, known for its light and sound shown one of the best attractions in Andaman. You can simply laze around at the popular beaches or can try your hands at snorkeling and scuba diving. Do not miss glass-bottom boat ride for viewing the rich marine life. Andaman has been blessed with abundant natural beauty and serene surroundings. There is bird watching at Chidiya Tapu, just 25 km from Port Blair. Radhanagar beach and Elephant beach are two of the popular beaches in Andaman. Some of the islands are inhabited by indigenous tribes and thus entry is not permitted there.

Read More
View Packages
Lakshadweep

Nuzzled in the Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep is one of the most remarkable tropical island systems in the world, with a wonderful weather in December. These islands are located just a few kilometers away from the shores of India and are known for owning beautiful coral reefs. Abundant natural beauty and serene surroundings make it an ideal destination for peace-seekers and honeymooners. The salubrious weather lets you enjoy water activities like kayaking, kite surfing, snorkeling, swimming and wind-surfing.Minicoy islands, Agatti Islands, Kavaratti Islands, and Bangaram Islands are some of the best islands in Lakshadweep with silvery sands, delightful waters and exotic marine life. Lagoon fishing is another popular activity here. Have a peaceful vacation, away from regular touristy hustle-bustle. Try out local delicacies during your tour to Lakshadweep.

Read More
View Packages
Mumbai

Fondly referred to as the ‘City of Dreams’, Mumbai offers several interesting things to do in December month. A must-visit site here is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Elephanta Caves. The city is dotted with several wonderful museums, well-laid gardens, busy beaches, eclectic clubs, historic monuments, fashionable markets and owns the ‘Bollywood’. The labyrinth of railway tracks crisscross the whole city and make exploring the city quite easy during Mumbai tours. Do not miss out on the landmarks like Taj Mahal Palace, the Gateway of India, and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Spend memorable evenings at Juhu beach, Chowpatty beach and Marine walk. Savor wonderful sunset views and gorge on street food like Vada Pao, Pao Bhaji and Bhel Puri. Head the popular markets of Mumbai for buying the latest fashion.

Read More
View Packages
Madurai

One of the most popular cities in Tamil Nadu state, Madurai is at its best in the month of December and ready to offer unforgettable experiences to its visitors. Known for its historical, cultural and architectural significance, the city has a number of temples, churches, and museums, worth-exploring. Meenakshi Amman temple, Puthu Mandapam, Tirumalai Nayak Palace, Saint Mary's Cathedral, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Mariamman Teppakkulam Tank, and Koodal Azhagar Temple are some of the popular attractions of Madurai. The pleasant weather makes sightseeing, shopping, and food-binging hassle-free. Named as the ‘Athens of the East’, Madurai is known to be over 2500 years old. Do not miss visiting the Banana Market, where 16 varieties of bananas are sold.

Read More
View Packages
Jaisalmer

Set amid the expansive Thar Desert, referred to as the ‘Golden City’, Jaisalmer has several allures, offering a memorable vacation in December. The city is dotted with mighty forts, splendid havelis, colorful markets, placid lakes, vast desert and more for you to explore. Visiting architectural wonders like Jaisalmer fort, Patwon ki Haveli, Vyas Chhatri, Lodurva, and Salim Singh ki Haveli is a must during tour to Jaipur. Enjoy jeep safari, dune bashing and camel safari in Sam Sand Dunes. The nights are cold, making stay in luxury tent an exciting thing to do. Have a rendezvous with the region’s wildlife at Desert National Park. For adventurous souls, there are enthralling activities like Quad biking, paramotoring, and parasailing, which can be done at this time.

Read More
View Packages
Rann of Kutch

December is one of the best months of visit Rann of Kutch, a shallow wetland with marshy salt flats. It looks like the place is covered with a sheet of snow. During this month, the very popular, three-month long annual festival, Rann Utsav is also going-on. This is a great time to get a sneak-peak into the culture, art, craft and lifestyle of the region. Explore the white desert while sitting on a camel and enjoy wildlife jeep safari inside the Wild Ass Sanctuary. The chill in the air makes the experiences even more memorable. Enjoy stay in luxury tents during your tour to Rann of Kutch. Visit the ruined city of Dholavira, the sun temple at Modhera, and Aina Mahal and Prag Mahal in Bhuj, located nearby.

Read More
View Packages
Darjeeling

Also known as the “Queen of the Hills”, Darjeeling allures tourists with its amicable weather, slanting hills clothed in dense vegetation and tea plantations and the legendary Toy Train, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Regarded as one of the most beautiful hill stations in India, it is worth visiting throughout the year. Here, you should head to Tiger Hill to witness the magnificent sunrise. Of course, you must enjoy the incredible ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or the Toy Train. Another marvelous sight awaits you at Batasia Loop, where the train makes a fantastic bend round the curve. This is the time to head to Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and view exotic wildlife. To experience moments of peace and observe ongoing life in general, head to the Chowrasta, the central place of Mall Road.

Read More
View Packages
Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, established in the year 1936, holds the distinction of being the oldest and most prestigious national park in India, besides being a highly respected national park of Uttarakhand. This is also where Project Tiger was established in the year 1973. The best time for witnessing this place in all its beauty is February. If you an avid bird watcher, you are in for a treat as during this time, this park attracts a large number of migratory birds and interesting species. This park is best explored on an open four whaler Jeep or an elephant’s back. Jim Corbett National Park has been divided into five tourist zones with the objective of raising tourism. Besides flora and avian species, this region also attracts tourists due to its wildlife. These include elephants, tigers, chital, king cobra and Indian pangolin, besides others.

Read More
View Packages
Nainital

Nainital, also known as the “Lake District of India”, is a picturesque hill resort which attracts visitors the year round. This place, a year round destination, attracts tourists in large numbers, particularly honeymoon goers and married couples. Undoubtedly, the most beautiful among its 60 lakes is Naini Tal. It provides excellent opportunities for boating and enjoying the panoramic views. Naini Peak, also known as Cheena Peak, is another favorite destination this time of the year, and offers excellent opportunity for horse riding and trekking. For an enjoyable picnic, head to Tiffin Top, also known as Dorothy Seat. Another tourist spot worth visiting is Eco Cave Gardens, which consists of several interconnected caves of various animals. To view exotic species of animals like Spot Snow Leopard, Hill Fox etc., spend some time at the Nainital Zoo, also known as Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant Zoo.

Read More
View Packages
Kovalam

The salubrious weather in December makes it an ideal time to visit the paradise beach town of Kovalam in Kerala. This place is welcoming and pleasant at this time, making it an ideal time for sightseeing and other activities. Visitors have much to explore and experience during tour to Kovalam including pristine beaches, Ayurveda bliss and rich culture. If you are an adventurous soul, try your hand at surfing at Kovalam Surf Club. Enjoy boating in Vellayani Lake and Karamana River. Relax and rejuvenate yourself with an Ayurvedic therapeutic massage. Go beach-hopping covering Lighthouse beach, Samudra beach, and Hawa beach. The place boasts of tranquility and lush surroundings, alluring peace-lovers as well as honeymooners. Just laze around and enjoy memorable sunset views!

Read More
View Packages
Pench National Park

December is one of the ideal months for wildlife safari in Pench National Park, one of the best wildlife parks in India. Known for housing a decent population of tigers as well as migratory birds, this national park offers morning and evening jeep safaris. Placed around the mighty Pench River, this national park has as many as 1300 varieties of plants. This wildlife reserve is located on the borders of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, and thus is a popular getaway for the locals of both these states. It is called home by as many as 280 varieties of birds. Enjoy wildlife safaris and nature walks in December here.

Read More
View Packages
Varanasi

Varanasi, the ‘spiritual capital of India’, is known to be one of the world’s oldest inhabited cities. December month is the ideal time to explore this holy city, its ghats, the local bazaars and its temples that are at their best. There is a slight chill in the air during the mornings and evenings at this time but one can surely enjoy boating in the River Ganga, during sunrise. Observe the rituals going on at the ghats (banks). The colorful city is an exquisite maze of eating joints, temples, dharamshalas and temples, lending it a unique charm. Visit the ancient temples during tour to Varanasi to seek blessing of the Hindu deities. Attending evening Ganga Aarti in Varanasi is a must for a lifetime experience. Visit to the Buddhist sacred site of Sarnath can also be planned.

Read More
View Packages





Hot Places to visit in India By Month