Winters are approaching, and we’d much rather get out and explore the world than stay curled up in bed at home, right, because it is the most pleasant time of the year. Chill wind ruffling through your hair, and striking your face, foggy mornings, freezing hands and the warmth of bonfires at night, sounds pretty rousing.
Here’s a list of top seven places to visit in December if you are planning to rejuvenate yourself this holiday season for Christmas or New Year 2022 and say good bye to 2021.
1. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Experience Paradise with breathtaking views, snow-clad mountains, scenic routes. This place will leave you mesmerized. Go sightseeing, take a dip in the serene waterfalls, challenge yourself with adventure sports, climb a mountain, do whatever it is that your heart wants. Jogini Falls, Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art, Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley are a few of the many places you must visit in Manali.
2. Leh Ladakh
Pack your bags and bike your way to Leh Ladakh right away. Situated in the north, Leh- Ladakh is like heaven on earth. Deep valleys, trekking routes, pristine mountains, majestic monasteries and lush greenery all around, Leh-Ladakh has a lot to offer. Visit the tranquil Pangong Tso lake, enjoy sightseeing at the Thiksey Monastery, drive through the Khardung-la Pass, and capture the beauty of Nubra Valley, this place will always leave you wanting more.
Situated in Chennai, Mylapore is a very vibrant destination with cultural significance. The Kapaleeswarar Temple exhibits ancient history associated with the city, stop by Santhome Basilica to witness the rich heritage, and mouth savouring meals await you at the Mylapore Mess.
4. Rann of Kutch
We are short of words to describe the beauty of this place. Located in Gujarat, this salt desert is a must-visit. Kalo Dungar, Topansar Lake, Kutch Museum, Mandvi beach are some enthralling landmarks in Kutch. Not only this, witness the great ‘Rann Utsav‘ celebrated from November to February, oh also do not miss the salt desert turn blue on a full moon- an ethereal view to witness.
Ancient forts and palaces, magnificent lakes, royal destinations, fine architecture, rich history- that is Udaipur described in a few words. There is a long list of places to visit in this city, but to name a few, Lake Pichola, City Palace, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Haldighati, and Fateh Sagar Lake are the top priorities. Be it a romantic getaway with your partner, an educational trip, a historical tour, Udaipur is the destination for all your moods.
6. Guwahati, Assam
Guwahati is popular among tourists for diving in the beauty of the Northeast. Visit temples famous for age-old rituals like the Kamakhya Temple, Museums exuding the Assamese culture like the Assam State Museum, lush green gardens, like the Nehru Park, sanctuaries and zoos like the Guwhati Zoo.
Visiting Goa in December is a must. With its tall trees lurking over the roads, pristine beaches, forts and churches, Goa is like the perfect holiday destination. Your trip becomes more fun with parties, nightclubs, music and dance, food and booze, and also one can experience the famous festivals held like Sunburn, Mando Festival, Christmas Celebrations and more.
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Whatever your travel destination is, make sure you follow location-specific guidelines and covid safety measures. Have a memorable and safe holiday season everyone!