10 Lesser-known destinations to visit in India in December

Dec 6, 2023

By: Ayush Mehrotra and Shagun Chaudhary

Dzukou Valley, Nagaland

Tucked away in Nagaland, Dzukou Valley unveils its mesmerizing charm during winter. Trek through snow-dusted trails, marvel at the vibrant flora, and camp amidst breathtaking landscapes.

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Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Embrace tranquility in Tirthan Valley, an unspoiled gem in Himachal Pradesh. Enjoy trout fishing in the pristine river, hike through dense forests, and unwind in cozy homestays.

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Gokarna, Karnataka

Skip the bustling beaches and head to Gokarna for a serene coastal retreat. Revel in the quieter beaches, witness stunning sunsets, and explore the laid-back vibes of this coastal town.

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Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

Discover the untouched beauty of Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh. This UNESCO World Heritage Site entices with its rice fields, tribal culture, and scenic vistas, especially during the pleasant winter months.

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Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand

Escape the crowds and embrace the tranquility of Dhanaulti. Enjoy panoramic views of snow-clad mountains, indulge in adventure activities like camping and trekking, and savor the peaceful ambiance.

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Chopta, Uttarakhand

Experience winter wonderland vibes in Chopta. Trek through snow-covered trails, witness the breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas, and soak in the serene beauty of this lesser-explored region.

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Gurez Valley, Jammu and Kashmir

Explore the pristine beauty of Gurez Valley, a hidden gem in Jammu and Kashmir. Engage in snow trekking, marvel at the frozen rivers, and immerse yourself in the rich culture of the locals.

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Dholavira, Gujarat

Step back in time at Dholavira, an ancient Harappan archaeological site. Winter offers pleasant weather to explore the ruins, unravel history, and witness the unique landscape of the Rann of Kutch.

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Mawlynnong, Meghalaya

Known as Asia's cleanest village, Mawlynnong exudes tranquility and natural beauty. Experience the living root bridges, stroll through lush forests, and immerse yourself in the Khasi culture.

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Munsiyari, Uttarakhand

Discover the remote paradise of Munsiyari. Marvel at panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayas, embark on scenic treks, and revel in the untouched beauty of this Himalayan town.

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