Best Places in India to Enjoy the Fresh Spell of Snow in Any Season of the Year

If you are a winter and snow lover and want to experience the fresh spell of snowfall in any season of the year, then you must pack your bags for a trip to these thrilling destinations of India

Best Places in India to Enjoy the Fresh Spell of Snow in Any Season of the Year
Best Places in India to Enjoy the Fresh Spell of Snow in Any Season of the Year

If you are a winter and snow lover and want to experience the fresh spell of snowfall in any season of the year, then you must pack your bags for a trip to these thrilling destinations of India. Ever wondered if it can snow during summer in India? The answer is a big YES. 

Let’s know about the places where you can visit to get the fresh experience of snow at any time of the year.

Sonamarg, Kashmir

Summer in Sonamarg comes late, around May. Why wait? It's time to get out there and find snow in April. No you don't have to spend summer sweating it out; you can instead take on a trek or go river rafting. Thajiwas Glacier is a must-visit when here. The best time to find snow would be November to April.

North Sikkim

It’s one of the living paradises on earth where you can experience the snow at any season of the year. Lachung, Lachen, Zero are the places where you can find snow at any season of the year. Not here at Tsomgo lake, Nathula, Yumthang in North Sikkim where you are very likely to witness snow throughout the year. And trust us, April and May are the best months to visit.

North Sikkim

Located at an altitude of about 10,597 feet above sea-level, Drass is the second coldest inhabited place in the world. The temperature in April is around 2 °C during the day and goes as low as -8 °C at night.

Zuluk, East Sikkim

Zuluk, which is also known as the the old silk route in Sikkim, is a nature’s paradise. The Tookla Valley here is receives snowfall all around and Rhododendron flowers in the period from April to May makes it a nature lover’s delight.

Rohtang, Himachal Pradesh

Want to feel the touch of snow even in summers, then take up Rohtang pass. Located at a height of 3978 m, it's one of the highest mountain passes in the world. it's open from April end to November.

A traveler shared his experience like this, “You will be able to see snow in Rohtang during April and May also and may be some patches in Kufri during April and May. You much carry few woolen cloths to Manali. Some local spots in Manali, Manikaran Hot water ponds with Gurudwara and Temple there, and Rohtang are places worth visiting in Manali. In Shimla you can go to Kufri, Narkand(you may see some snow), Tatapani, Chail are places worth visiting.”