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8 Dazzling Destinations For the Snow Lover

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What happens when you crave snow? You just pack your bags and go to these places! 

1. Manali

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Snow | Valley | Adventure | Hill

HolidayIQ Reviewer Srivalli Mutnuru shares, “The thought of Manali in snowfall season gave us a chill itself. We visited Manali in early January as its the best time to visit for experiencing the first snowfall of the year We went to Solang Valley on the first day of our trip itself as snowfall started in the early hours .. We enjoyed the fresh snowfall there.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anen Khiam adds, “Wonder of the wonders, the Rohtang Pass was fully covered with fresh snow. Beautiful mountain scenery, high mountains with the peaks covered in clouds, with snow-covered tops. Thundering white waterfalls from a high mountain and serpentine roads leading high up to the destination makes you forget everything and it makes it worthwhile the visit.Read Full Review

2. Gangtok

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Lake | Snow | Weather | Hill

HolidayIQ Reviewer Bappaditya Saha shares, “If you are lucky you can witness snow along the way (we did and were excited like toddlers). The snowfall usually happens from late October till March, we were told....April and May promise colorful flowers whereas Nov to March usually sees snow.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rajendra Makharia shares, “Changu is located in the middle of snow-covered mountains on the road to Nathula at 14500 feet (open to Indian visitors only on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday...On the route between Changu and Baba Mandir, we stopped where snow covered the road in abundance. People got down to play and click pictures.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Aloke De says, “During Winter temperature goes in minus. During this time lake gets fully snowbound.” Read Full Review

3. Ladakh (Leh)

Ladakh (Leh)
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Lake | Valley | Snow | Cold

HolidayIQ Reviewer Soumen Das says, “Our best moment at Ladakh was at Khardung La Pass where we experienced huge snowfall, a lifetime memorable incident.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Brijendra Chaturvedi adds, “You can also engage yourself in a variety of outdoor activities like snow mountaineering, river rafting or hiking.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Avishek Singh says, “Such a beautiful and amazing landscape, pious mountains, ever color changing water, Indian army, nice drive, Changla pass, Changthang Sanctuary, chilly winds, blue waters, photography are some of the summary points for this place.” Read Full Review

4. Gulmarg

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Snow | Skiing | Winter | Peak

HolidayIQ Reviewer Hemanta Naik adds, “Gulmarg is nice tourist place - one must visit at least once in a lifetime. It is a snow palace situated in Kashmir - Heaven on Earth. Once you visit Gulmarg, there is a chance that you may forget your present and future. You live in the present.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Payal Singhal says, “When you visit Kashmir, you see snow-capped mountains around and wonder if someone could just pick you up and put there. Whoa! Phase 2 is this wish come true! You stand on one of those peaks and wonder if you're still on earth!Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sudeepa Deb says, “The scene below during the ride was breathtaking - the entire ground covered with snow with small houses with roofs fully covered with snow. On reaching Kongdoor, we walked in the snow for 15-20 mins and then took another Gondola for a return journey to Gulmarg.Read Full Review


5. Srinagar

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Dal Lake | Shikara | Garden | Snow

HolidayIQ Reviewer Vinay adds, “This place is must visit if you are not visiting Gulmarg Phase 2. Snow can be seen and experience throughout the year. Can enjoy wonderful Nature on the way.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Farman Ahmed adds, “The first time I set my foot on the snowy path that led to the five-kilometre trek, the sky above reached the earth to create a dream destination for the nature lovers. Although the designer shoes were of no use and my friends and I had to let go of the same and don long gumboots to prevent snow from getting into our feet, the discomfort was worth it.” Read Full Review

6. McLeodganj

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Trek | Lake | Waterfall | Hill

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rakshit Sood shares, “The view was magical. We were so close to the snow-covered Dhauladhar range that it felt like a waking dream....Our camps were ready and the bonfire was set ablaze. We sat around it, warming our hands and feet, in complete amazement of the world we were in.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Jithin Ramesh adds, “Woke up early morning to see the sunrise then went up to snowline.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Keshav Singhal says, “Biting cold weather, the Triund trek, the breathtaking snow-covered mountain ranges, the 420 km drive. Everything was just so convincing.Read Full Review

7. Dalhousie

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Hill | Snow | Peaceful | Lake

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rally Saluja says, “One can go for long walks and enjoy the scenic beauty, the tall deodar trees, and the snow clad mountains are a feast for your eyes.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Kumar Rakesh says, “We moved forward in snowfall at the edge of the hill. After 1. 5 km trekking we reached finally at Dainkund peak but we reached due to heavy snowfall all the other guys who came to enjoy at this point start to return but me and my friend both enjoyed snowfall and moved forward to Mata Mandir.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sagar Gant says, “As I went during december I was lucky enough to find snow everywhere, you can take cars in but when the weather is clear, if there is snowfall then you can't take car in.” Read Full Review

8. Pahalgam

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Valley | Snow | Nature | Hill

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anuraag Gupta says, “What a scenic beautiful place it is! surrounded by huge mountain ranges covered with snow, a river flowing in the heart with such a tremendous flow that one cant hear anything except the musical noise of water, large snow covered green trees, lovely weather, very friendly local people and what no one can ask for! perfect settings for peace of mind n body!Read Full Review


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