Holiday getaway: Make this Christmas magical by escaping to these places with enchanting views!
As winter envelops us into its serenity, we await, with enthusiasm, for the holiday season and, with that, comes a bright holiday getaway idea! Not only do we have some leaves at our disposal but also have the opportunity to explore beyond the monotony!
So, people, prepare your itineraries and get ready to make this Christmas extra magical by escaping to the captivating snowy hills! Here's a list of places, close to your cities, that don an almost celestial look in December, leading you to a trance extraordinaire:
What could be better than experiencing the snow-clad mountains of Jammu & Kashmir's Gulmarg, where resplendence and peace surrounds you every minute of the day? Only to make your Christmas all the more snowy!
Situated some 2,650m above sea level, this “Meadow of Flowers” is everything close to a divine wonderland, especially for skiers, in the cold season. Along with what is world’s highest golf-course, numerous meadows, Gulmarg is home to a biosphere reserve, Alpather Lake, a century-old St Mary's Church, Durung Waterfall and so much more!
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Plan a 4-day getaway from the hubbub of the main cities to the paradise of Himachal, Dharamshala. Along with this serene town, embark on a journey to explore the adjoining McLeodganj, abuzz with excitement and lights, followed by the experience of utmost tranquility offered by Palampur.
Mt Abu, Rajasthan
Situated on a rocky plateau in the Aravalli Range, Rajasthan's Mount Abu is covered by lush forests and offers a sigh of relief to travellers from any chaos and aridness. Replete with beautiful view points and temples, the place also boasts the famed Nakki Lake, Guru Shikhar and Achalgarh Fort and the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.
Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
Located atop five hills, at a height of 1,970 m above sea level, is HP's Dalhousie mesmerising its visitors with breathtaking views of Dhauladhar range's snow-capped summit.
Dalhousie is also one of those places showcasing Victorian and Scottish architecture in its buildings, for instance the 1863-built St. John's Church. While not far from Dalhousie are the scenic Khajjiar Lake and the town of Chamba!
Yet again an ultimate ski destination, Uttarakhand's Auli is the perfect escape from the hustle bustle of our mundane lives. Enveloped in teeming forests, this hill station also leads you to the popular Valley of Flowers National Park.
The mountains here present a divine look and have the capacity to enchant you entirely. Full of snow adventures, Auli can make your Christmas the most happening of all!