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Best Places To Visit In India In December

December is one month of the year when almost everyone is in a holiday mood. Especially towards the end, when Christmas and New Year holidays are all the rage. While most people would love to holiday in December they also find it extremely expensive due to it being peak holiday season. To avoid paying a bomb for your holiday we’ve got our list of best holiday destinations in India for the month of December. When you book in advance you, save a ton while booking your holiday to these amazing holiday destinations.

Holiday Destinations In India for December

Sonmarg – Jammu and Kashmir

If you are truly looking for a winter wonderland you have to travel to Sonmarg in Jammu and Kashmir for the winters. Especially if you’ve never experienced the joy of snowfall. With moderate to heavy snow fall prepare to feel the magic of winters in this tiny town in J&K, India. Thajiwas Glacier is one of the main attractions during the winter with snow sports like, Skiing, Snowboarding and Sledge rides attracting people from all over India. It’s one of the few places in India where you can really enjoy snowfall. If you’re up for it, get in touch with Smiles Holidays for a memorable holiday booking experience.


It may seem a bit clichéd but with good reason. Throngs of people head to Goa for the year ending music festivals. Now the music festivals might not have as much prominence and a few have even shifted base, people still continue to rush to Goa for their winter vacations. If you’re looking for a warm winter holiday no place can beat Goa. You’ll get much of sun, sand, and delicious food. Not to mention the party atmosphere that gets created to bring the year to a close. There is more to Goa than just partying and if you’re looking to explore Goa in a completely unique and unforgettable manner get Smiles Holidays to book your trip.

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

The curvaceous roads in Manali are a favorite among riders. If not for the landscape go for the thrill of the drive/ride. Manali is also a popular honeymoon destination in India with newlyweds frequenting the hill station for a bit of love and recuperation before they head for an international trip. Manali is also quite popular thanks to the excellent affordable accommodation facilities available all over the hill station.

Auli, Uttarakhand

If you have a fondness for Skiing then you surely have heard of Auli in Uttarakhand. The “powder” as it is fondly called in in full gush here in Auli. It is not as popular as most other tourist destinations in India but it should be. We really do recommend you get there are quickly as possible before it starts becoming too commercialized. If you’re wondering about the facilities at Auli be assured that they are truly world class.

Konark, Odisha

Another warm winter holiday destination in India is Konark. It’s more popularly known as the location of the Sun Temple. But in December it transforms itself into the location for the Annual Konark Dance Festival. If you’re a fan of classical Indian culture, art forms, dances, Konark is a must visit location in December. If you’re looking to do something off-beat this winter, head to the Konark dance festival this December.


With a vast landscape India provides the perfect location for holidaying in December. You can enjoy both the chills of the snowy winters as well as the calm balmy sun by the beach side. If you’re looking to get a head start on your holiday planning for this winter get in touch with Smiles Holidays today. Your perfect December holiday planning partner – Smiles Holidays.