Plan your winter vacation in the best destinations

Winters in India are the best months for vacations. Every region has the best weather and everyone can enjoy outdoor activities, whether it is the north or the south or east or even west. Plenty of activities, site seeing, adventures can be planned during the winter vacations for the family.

So if you have kids with you this winter vacation, then you are definitely going to enjoy without a dull moment.

Let us check four best destinations for a family vacation.



How can you miss Kerala during the winter season? It is one of the blessed places in India that everyone enjoys. Your kids will love the beaches here and the activities that go around.

Famous for its backwaters and beaches, Kerala offers a wonderful vacation for the adventurous and also for those who love relaxing. The shoreline is simply incredible and you get several interesting things to do on the beach like snorkeling, catamaran rides, cycling on sand and of course sunset viewing. Periyar wild life sanctuary at Thekkady is a must visit. Here you will find the southernmost tiger reserve with unmatched natural beauty. Alappuza comprises of exceptional natural beauty and is famous for houseboats that will take you through canals, rivers and lakes.




One never forgets Goa during the winters as this is  one of the best destinations to travel. If you want a thrilling experience, then Goa is the right place for you and your family.

Visit Agonda beach it’s a clean and romantic beach were you will find white sands and clear waters to have a swim in the sea. Dudhsagar waterfall is another interesting place that will give you an adventurous experience as the ride is truly exciting. Go bird watching in Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary that chirp all the day with lovely birds in the thick forests.



This ‘Pink City’ has everything that you would love to enjoy during a vacation. The historical palaces and forts like the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh fort, are worth watching with intricate work on the walls and doors and exquisite structures that truly depict the richness of the gone era. Enjoy shopping in the bazaars for the famous block print textiles and clothes or the popular blue pottery where you can see a wide range of exquisitely designed pots for your drawing room. Check the gems and jewelry of Jaipur, it will remind you of the Maharajas and Maharanis of Jaipur.



Do you love to ski or the high adventure or simply play in the snow? You are in the right destination. Get a stunning panoramic view of the Himalayas that are splendid and one would definitely come for many more times.

Manali is full of adventure, religion, site seeing and of course snow. Starting from visiting the eerie Hidimba temple to the mountains where you can take long treks or guided ones with good shoes. Several walking tracks will help you enjoy the splendid snow mountains that tower majestically over you. Enjoy a dip in the sulfuric hot springs that will purify your skin. It’s great fun as its is chilly outside, while you get a hot spring dip right in-between the mountains.

For some adrenaline rush, go try paragliding or roll down a hill in an inflatable ball.

6 thoughts on “Plan your winter vacation in the best destinations

  • January 14, 2015 at 8:11 am

    We were in Kerala two weeks back! Its awesome! Unfortunately the areas closer to the sea were pretty warm, and we wanted to move to a colder place so drove to Ooty!

    • January 14, 2015 at 8:14 pm

      Hi Param,
      Kerala is indeed a nice place and Ooty has its own charm.

  • January 15, 2015 at 10:16 am

    The first shot of Kerala mesmerized me. Very good post and nice destinations for a sweet and relaxed winter holiday.

    • January 16, 2015 at 5:30 pm

      Hello Fayaz,

      Yes, these are one of the most relaxed holiday destinations in India.

  • February 7, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Unfortunately the areas closer to the sea were pretty warm, and we wanted to move to a colder place so drove to Ooty!

  • August 3, 2018 at 1:55 am

    Thank you for sharing this useful information, I will regularly follow your blog.Excellent post, thanks for sharing, it’s indeed very helpful for new blogger like me.


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