WHY KASHMIR IN WINTER IS A MUST VISIT

Do you enjoy winter vacation? If so, hop on a Kashmir tour package for a vacation in Kashmir during the winter season. If you are into skiing, Kashmir is the perfect destination to go skiing and experience the spectacular scenery of snow-capped landscapes.

There are various places to visit in Kashmir in December on some of the best India tour packages, as with the winter season in full swing, the place transforms into a treasure trove of breathtaking landscapes. Beautiful snowfall, blanketed the whole area in thick blankets of snow, creating a picture-perfect sight. Skiing on the most stunning frozen rivers of Kashmir or experiencing ice sledding in the lush forest, and other winter activities can be enjoyed in Kashmir during December.

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Best time to visit in winters

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Winter in Kashmir experiences starts from October to February, with frequently below-freezing temperatures. When the snow covers popular tourist destinations like Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, and Srinagar in December, Kashmir takes on an extra unique quality. Chalai Kalan, which lasts from late December to early January, is notable for its low temperatures and significant snowfall.

Therefore, even if Kashmir’s busy daily life grinds to a standstill in December, the breathtaking vistas of the snow-covered Pir Panjal mountains, frozen lakes, and ethereal calm in locations like Pulwama, Kargil, Aru Valley, and Poonch make up for it.

Make sure you cross these items off your bucket list right away

Skiing

Kashmir has a variety of skiing areas, each with a different degree of difficulty. Among these top locations, Gulmarg is the state’s premier spot for skiing and is home to one of the highest lift-served ski resorts in the world.

Trekking

A snow trek adventure gives hikers and environment lovers the chance to get up close and personal with Kashmir’s stunning state. You will be able to observe the shifting scenery as you ascend.

Ice skating

The lakes and ponds in the area become coated in a thick layer of ice in December, making them the ideal location for ice skating and ice hockey in India. Pahalgam and Srinagar are the best places to play ice hockey and skate on ice.

Heli-skiing

Another snow activity that gives the intense pleasure of descending from a summit is heli-skiing. It is among the top outdoor adventures that are only possible in Kashmir, India.

Hot water springs

A once-in-a-lifetime experience, located about 150 km from Leh, Panamik village is often flocked by tourists taking a dip in hot sulfur springs. There are pools for males and females, cabins with showers, and change rooms as well that makes bathing in Panamik hot springs an absolute delight and comfort.

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