It is indeed a pleasant sight to behold when the huge
Himalayan mountains are showered with snowflakes. The winters in Uttarakhand
begins from October and continues till February. As one ascends the hills in
winters, every twist and turns take you on the snow-covered roads, offering sights that are a treat to the eyes.
Average temperature of Uttarakhand in winters during the day- The temperature during the day in winters remains between 5 degree Celsius to 15 degree Celsius
Average temperature of Uttarakhand in winters during the night- The night temperature during winters in Uttarakhand falls below 5 degree Celsius often going down to 0 degree Celsius.
Places to visit and activities to undertake:
Almora- An ideal destination for romantic getaway and family
vacations, Almora is a perfect place for your winter vacations. The soft winter
sunshine during through the thin mountain air and coupled with the colonial
architectures adds charm to this beautiful place.
Things to do: Local sightseeing, shopping,
backpacking and temple hopping are the activities that keep one entertained
while in Almora.
Rudraprayag- Also known as the land of Lord Shiva, Rudraprayag
is a famous pilgrimage destination in Uttarakhand and is a must visit place
during the winters. It lies at the confluence of Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers
which are a famous spot for rafting.
Things to do: Local sightseeing, shopping and temple hopping
Pithoragarh - A hill state with ethereal beauty, Pithoragarh is
among the best places to visit in the winters.
The enchanting view of the mountain ranges coupled with exciting water
sports makes it an ideal go-to-place in the winters.
Things to do: While in Pithoragarh, one should
definitely go for skiing, fishing, hiking, kayaking and canoeing.
Auli- Located in the region of Garhwal Himalayas in
Uttarakhand, this place is famous for hosting the international level winter
sports. Sipping on a hot cup of coffee while enjoying the scenic beauty of the
place is a must thing to do.
Things to do: Tourists can enjoy skiing and
other adventure sports in Auli.
Kedarnath- The list of best winter destinations Uttarakhand
shall remain incomplete without mentioning the famous Kedarnath trek.
Relatively easy but high on adventure and excitement, this trek is ideal for
those who love to take a walk amidst the snow laden mountains and the giant
pines covering the snow-carpeted floor.
Things to do: Sightseeing, temple hopping, explore top attractions like waterfalls, lakes.
Ranikhet - A beautiful and serene cantonment town in the Almora
district of Uttarakhand, Ranikhet is one of the prime destinations of
Uttarakhand especially in the winters.
Things to do: Paragliding, local sightseeing and
taking long walks are the activities that keep the tourists entertained during
their stay in Ranikhet.
Dehradun and Mussoorie - The lush doon valley amidst the
Himalayas is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand during the winters.
Dehradun and Mussoorie are known for their heritage charm, snow-capped
mountains and the lush greenery that surrounds it.
Things to do: Tourist can engage themselves in a
number of activities such as paragliding, hiking, camping and trekking.
Jim Corbett National Park- Must visit place in winters in
Uttarakhand is this famous national park that has a massive population of royal
Things to do: Jungle safari, camping, trekking, hiking, bird watching and mountain biking for those who seek adventure.
Do Checkout: Chandigarh To Auli Tour Packages
Jim Corbett Packages