5 Places To See Snowfall In India Till Early Summers

Snowfall In India Till Early Summers

Snowfall in India turns the place into a winter wonderland with fantastic sceneries and white bewitching views. The best snow season when you can experience snowfall is from December to February. There is immense fun at snowfall destinations around India that are amazing for a family trip, adventure with friends or a vacation with family.

These Indian snow destinations can help you enjoy winter sports as well as they have the ability to take away all your worries and leave you stress-free. It is delightful watching the upright pine trees and sloping rooftops covered with snow, while you tread on the freshly fallen snow. 

Best Places For Snowfall In India

1 Gulmarg: If you want to witness the valleys and peaks covered in white sheet then Gulmarg and Pahalgam look like Winterland straight from the fairytale. Pahalgam and Gulmarg are known for adventure sports and with the dipping temperatures, you can satisfy your adventure streak. Sloping roofs and pine trees covered with snow are wonderful to look at and the huge skiing slopes are a delight to the adventure freaks. 

 Main attractions: Club Park, Aru Village, Lidder Valley, Betaab Valley, and Apharwat Peak. 

Activities and adventure sports: Gulmarg Gondola, Khyber Spa, Gulmarg Ski resort

How to get  Srinagar Airport is 1hr 40 min away from Gulmarg and the nearest railway station is Jammu Railway station. 

2.Ladakh: This is an amazing place that has breathtaking views and astonishing treks. This place is a sight to behold in winters and the place is covered with snow from December to February. The lakes of the region like Zanskar stay frozen till April. Adventure seekers here can enjoy a mindblowing trek even during winters.

  • Key Attractions: Pangong Lake, Ladakhi Losar, BongBong La Snow Valley

Winter activities and sports: Chadar Trek, Enjoy the Ladakhi Winter Festivals and stay in Ladakhi houses. 

How to reach: the Nearest airport is Leh Airport and the nearest railway station is the Jammu Tawi railway station. Ladakh is well-connected to major cities through roads. 

3.Auli: There are many amazing hill stations in Uttarakhand that witness medium to heavy snowfall in winters. Auli is a fantastic hill station with rustic and quaint cottages along with tantalizing slopes. If you love adventure sports then Auli is one of the best hill stations of India with a Swiss feel. It is a very popular destination for skiing and for witnessing snowfall in winters. 

Key attractions: 180-degree view of Nanda Devi range, It is one of the world’s highest ski resorts. 

Winter activities and sports: Ride a cable car, enjoy the meadows, trekking to view panoramic views, skiing

How to reach: the nearest railway station is in Dehradun and Rishikesh is the nearest railway station. 

4.Mussoorie and Dhanaulti: Mussoorie and Dhanaulti both witness snowfall in winters and you can enjoy the scenic views of the valley during this time. There are several recreational activities in Dhanaulti and Mussoorie and they are considered to be the most amazing places to visit for witnessing snow. This year it snowed for the fifth time in Mussoorie and the place looks like it has come out of Frozen movie. 

Key Attractions: Snow covered trees, roads, and mountains, snow fighting, luxurious getaway resorts, snowboarding. 

Winter activities and sports: Rappelling, Mountain cycling, mountain climbing, etc. 

How to reach: Dehradun airport and railway station are the nearest ones. 

5.Shimla, Kufri, and Chail: Himachal Pradesh is one of the most visited tourist places situated in the lap of Himalayas. Snowfall can be witnessed at numerous places in Himachal Pradesh and Shimla and Kufri are quite popular for the snowfall. Winter is at its peak from December to February with very low temperatures and lots of tourists and nature lovers visit these amazing places every year.  It is a perfect getaway during winters so plan a vacation with your family and friends. 

Key Attractions: Quiet streets of Kufri, Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri, The Ridge Shimla, Kufri Adventure Park, The Mall road Shimla. 

Winter activities and adventure sports: Skiing on slopes of Kufri and Shimla, Trekking, Ice-skating, snowball fighting, river-rafting, and shopping

How to reach: the Nearest airport is Chandigarh Airport and the railway station is in Shimla. 

 Enchanted? Aren’t you! So Plan your holiday soon to witness the snowfall and make the best memories with your loved ones. There are many places to choose from and you can enjoy Switzerland in India. 



  1. From your extensive list shared in this post, I have only visited Mussoorie, Shimla, and Kufri. I’d love to visit the other hill stations too but I am not sure if travel would be the same in the post Covid19 world. Let’s wait and see the fate of local travel this year.

  2. I have doen a road trip with my husband n our friends frm Delhi to Ladakh n back n wow it ws amazing. While we hardly got to see sme knw as it ws late july time but yes i did manage to make sme snow balls n throw them on my husband ?

  3. Thanks for this…my experience with snow has been so limited and I have very find memories of a visit to Kashmir when I was a kid and I hope to relive that soon. Great listing and tips for the calendar

  4. Such beautiful pictures. I do not enjoy snow that much, but all these places are definitely on my list.

  5. I’m happy that I’ve visited every place on your list with the exception of Ladakh. Hope I get to see that soon too!

  6. Thanks for sharing this guide with us. Ladakh is the place we are planning to travel in this summer but due to this global pandemic all traveling plans got cancelled. Hopefully next summer will definitely going to Ladakh for sure. Saving this article for future reference.


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