Cities and places like Goa, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Jaipur, etc. are some of the best tourist places to visit in India during December. From the last 20 to 30 years India has emerged as the major destination for the tourist and hosts some of the best places to visit. India is the only place where you can find a different environment and vibes according to the cities and places. Here a tourist can grab the opportunity to explore and enjoy the beauty of a place and it is even enhanced in the winter season, as the temperature goes on the lower side.

Winter season up to March has the most favourable weather and also it doubles up as a holiday season in India. Mostly the tourist places are categorised in two portions one is the North India destinations and another being the South India destinations. However, here we will cover both the portions of India from the Himalayas to Kanyakumari and will bring you the best places to visit in India.

So let’s begin to explore the top-rated attractions of India during the December:

1. Varanasi – Uttar Pradesh

Ghat at Varanasi
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Varanasi is a popular city and is known as the oldest and holiest city in the world. Tourist from all over the globe visits this city so that they can experience and learn spirituality and religion. There are many ghats present in this city and many of them are on the river Ganga. You can also visit some religious temples. Varanasi also holds an important place amongst Hindu, as Hindus consider Varanasi the city of Lord Shiva.

Famous attraction: Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat.

2. Coorg – Karnataka

Its new name or the official name of Coorg is the Kodagu. The place is located in the state of Karnataka in South India. This is one of the most beautiful and greenery land. A hill station with plenty of tourist and packed with several places to visit. One of the best location to spend your entire holiday, with stunning locations like famous waterfalls with massive mountains, etc will surely attract you.

Famous attractions: Abbey Falls, River Rafting, Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.

3. Goa

Goa is a place which is entirely famous for beach, cool atmosphere and its refreshing drinks. However, people mostly visit goa in summers but it is also listed as a prominent tourist places to visit in India during December. The colourful beaches, never-ending sea with a combination of music and live concerts make it a perfect place to spend some quality time with your friends and colleagues.

Famous attractions: Calangute Beach, Aguada Fort, Dudhsagar Fall.

4. Thajiwas Glacier – Jammu & Kashmir

Tourist skating on the ice.
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In the month of December, the Thajiwas Glacier comes out with its best scenic beauty. A perfect place to do snow adventure with your loved ones. In this season the snowfall starts which enhances the entire adventure. At the height of 3,000 meters above the sea level, the complete landscape is covered in a white layer of snow. Trip to the glacier will provide you with some unbelievable attractions where you can perform activities like trekking or camping.

Things to do: Trekking, Snow Adventure, SnowBoarding, Camping, etc.

5. Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

Jaisalmer is a place which should be in your bucket list, it is also known as the Golden City. The prime attraction of Jaisalmer is the unique Jaisalmer Fort. The entire city and the fort is surrounded by the desert and sand which makes it a picturesque view and a unique place to visit. The fort here sits at an elevation of 738 feet. As you enter the fort you will see a royal palace and some Jain temples. There are several other tourist places in Jaisalmer which you can consider visiting.

Famous attractions: Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon ki Haweli.

6. Kovalam Beach – Kerala

One of the best places to visit in December in South India is Kovalam Beach. Enjoy the crystal clear water of the Arabian Sea. A good beach to relax and perform all water adventure sports. For sea bathing, swimming or sunbathing the Kovalam beach is the first choice for all the tourist. After all the beach is the major attraction for all international tourist since 1930. Take a long walk on the beach and relax on an easy chair while enjoying the cool breeze.

Famous attractions: Kovalam Art Gallery, Lighthouse Beach, Vellayani Lake.

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7. Kutch – Gujarat

Accomadation facality at Rann festival in kutch gujarat
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The Kutch is popularly known as “Rann of Kutch” or “The White Desert of India“. It is filled with salt marsh and also the largest salt deposit desert in India. This place is famous for the festival named “Rann Utsav” where a tourist can enjoy the Kite festival, musical performance, cultural meetings and a glimpse of the full moon. During the Rann Utsav, you can easily view the full moon whose light appears on the white salt which certainly looks mesmerizing at night.

Things to do: Attend Rann Utsav (festival), Kite Festival, Parasailing, Camel Rides, etc.

8. Orchha – Madhya Pradesh

The inner view of Jehangir mahal at Orchha
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Orchha a 16th-century tourist destination present in central India. It is located on the border of the state Madhya Pradesh. This ancient place is entirely dedicated to Lord Rama. A huge temple of Lord Rama is present here where devotees worship every day. Thus it is the only temple in India where Lord Rama is worshipped in a form of God as well as King. All the temple represents a great architectural style of construction. Even the forts present here are entirely magnificent and massive in terms of construction. If you are someone who likes to explore the hidden knowledge and answers from history then Orchha is the perfect destination to start.

Famous attractions: Jehangir Mahal (Fort), Chaturbhuj Temple, Chhatris, Laxmi Narayan Temple.

9. Leh – Ladakh

Now Leh is a town of Ladakh which is a newly made Union Territory of India. Leh is always categorised in the best tourist places to visit in India during December. In winters you can enjoy the snowfall, even in some regions the temperature goes in minus degrees. Therefore while visiting Leh you must explore these places like magnetic hill, Leh-Manali highway, Stok, etc. The experience of trekking in Leh is so adventurous, trekking in freezing temperatures is new participation which every tourist must experience.

Famous attraction: Magnetic Hill, Royal Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Pangong Tso Lake.

10. Jim Corbett National Park – Uttarakhand

The Jim Corbett National Park is a reputed and an old National Park of India. It has around 480 species of flora and 580 species of fauna. Jim Corbett is a tour of thrill and adventure where you can spot several species of mammals, reptile and birds. You have around 52,000 hectares of the area to analyze and tour. Tourist can explore the entire forest area through the jeep. Around 70% of the area of the park is covered under forest and that’s the primary area where you can spot different species of animals. Therefore Jim Corbett is a good place to start your adventurous journey.

Things to do: Take a Jeep Safari Tour.

Famous attractions: Garjiya Devi Temple, Corbett Falls, Dhikala, Kalagarh Dam.

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So out these 10 amazing tourist places which one have, you finalised to visit in 2020. We have brought the list of the best destination to you which will help you to decide better. From hill stations to beaches and ancient city to a national park, therefore just pack your bags and get ready for a thrilling and adventurous tour. For more travel, related updates do visit trip limited.

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