Tired of the extremely cold weather and foggy mornings? Don't you think it is high time for you to head up to a place where you wake up to a sunny morning. Go ahead, simply pack your bags and plan a trip to paradise where the cool breeze brings a smile on your face. Take a break from work and the daily chores of life, book a flight to a faraway land and unwind. We bring you fifteen Indian destinations away from the chilly nights and cold mornings.
Looking for a place far away from the biting cold? What's better than the picturesque location in Wayanad. The emerald landscape, the magnificent Meenmutty Falls, the historical Thirunelli, the foothills of Brahmagiri and the Edakkal Caves are sites that you should definitely not miss. The best part about Wayanad is the availability of numerous Ayurvedic spas to help you relax.
Andaman and Nicobar
The stunning Andaman & Nicobar Islands are situated far away from the noise of the city and out of the town's busy streets. One of the best places to visit during this season, Andaman will not leave you disappointed in any sense. Scuba diving, para sailing, snorkelling and wind surfing are some of the water sports you must try out. The turquoise blue water and the extremely clean water is an added advantage.
The enchanting city of Kochi situated near the tropical malabar coast is also known as the 'Gateway to Kerala'. The British, Portuguese, Dutch and Chinese influence can be easily noticed in the culture. Whether you wish to explore architectural sites, watch the kathakali dance performances or simply sit at the waterfront looking at the fishing nets, make sure you experience every bit the city has to offer.
If you are looking to spend amidst the paparazzi and bollywood celebs, Mumbai is the place to be. The city that never sleeps has something for everybody who comes to experience the marvels of the Mayanagri. Chowpatty, Vada Pav, street shopping hubs and the marvellous sea shore will make you want to visit the city again and again. Make sure you hit one of the popular night clubs to experience the night life as well.
If you are looking for an unforgettable experience, make sure you visit the fascinating Backwaters in Kerala. Spend the night in a boat in the middle of the water body, enjoy great home cooked local food and experience serenity at its best. While you are at it, make sure you try the sea food freshly caught from the water itself. Nothing in the world can beat this experience!
If you are looking for a paradise on earth, make sure you visit the blue lagoon, Lakshadweep. The stunning colour of the sea, the lush greenery, the picturesque location is something you must visit. One of the best places to visit for a peaceful stay, Lakshadweep is simply class apart.
More than 4,000 years old, Madurai in South India is definitely worth a visit. The city boasts of the most important South Indian temple, the ancient Meenakshi Temple. The centre for Tamil learning & culture, Madurai attracts both tourists as well as pilgrims. The narrow winding lanes in the older part of the town will take you to the gone by years.
The city of joy during this season remains pleasant and is one of the best places to visit during winters. The lively festivals, the grand culture, the colonial buildings, and great food makes Kolkata a must visit. Vibrant markets, beautiful temples add on to the glamour of the sophisticated Bengali city.
The French influenced city is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. The beautiful beaches, pleasant weather, French cuisine and ancient buildings add on to the charm of the great location. Other attractions include Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram and numerous churches are certainly a must visit in Pondicherry.
Hyderabadi Biryani, Charminar, Mecca Masjid, the Golconda Fort and the famous Ramoji Film City, who wouldn't want to take a trip to the culturally rich Hyderabad? One of the most rapidly growing IT hubs in the country, the ancient heritage of the city remains intact. The pleasant weather during this season makes Hyderabad a must visit.
Hold your breath! The scenic setting, coconut palm, views that extend up to the Arabian Sea and the long stretch of the cliff makes Varkala a must visit. The location of the Varkala beach at the bottom of the cliff where you can reach down by simply running down the steps of the cliff. Rent a guest house and spend all your time under the sun along the beach. Make sure you carry some sunscreen!
The pristine beaches, picturesque location, cheap booze, some of the best night clubs and a happening crowd. Do you need anything more for a great vacation? Winters is one of the best seasons to visit Goa due to the splendid climate in the city. Sit by the beach, party all night or simply roam around the town, Goa will surely bring a smile on your face.
Kanyakumari is famous for the confluence of the three oceans including the Indian ocean, the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. The conflux makes the sunrise and the sunset more splendid. On full moon evenings, the sunset and the moon rise can be seen on either of the sides of the horizon at the same time.
The Garden city is best known for the concentration of IT companies. But hold on, Bengaluru has much more to offer. Cutting edge nightlife, cultural heritage, gardens and mall culture is an icing on the cake. There is so much you can do in Bangalore. The weather remains pleasant throughout the year. So, to take a break from the cold you can plan a trip to the Silicon City.
Pack your bags and take a trip to places where the mornings are clear, afternoons are bright & sunny, and the nights are pleasant enough!