Best Places to Visit in December

Best Places to Visit in December

Are You Planning on Traveling to Goa this December? For an unforgettable trip, early booking and budget-friendly hotels may be essential to an enjoyable visit.

Shimla, known as the Queen of Hills, is one of India’s best destinations in December for snow lovers and hosts the famed Rann Utsav festival.


Auli is one of the premier destinations for ski lovers, located at an elevation of 3038 meters. Surrounded by forests of Oak and Deodar trees, Auli provides stunning views of the Himalayas from its height. Alongside skiing, tourists can also embark on hiking and trekking expeditions to Gurso Bugyal and Kwani Bugyal for some exciting hiking and trekking.

Auli can be easily reached via bus, shared cabs and private cars from Dehradun. Visitors can even take a cable car ride up this picturesque hill station – the Satsar Lake, Gangabal Lake and Baltal Valley provide idyllic settings that are the ideal getaways for couples as well as families alike.

Varanasi (also referred to as Benaras or Kashi) is another ideal destination in December, best known for its temples, spirituality and riverfront banks along the Ganges. Tourists can discover its numerous attractions like its Varanasi dance festival during December.

Coorg is one of the premier places to visit in December for its idyllic beaches, relaxing atmosphere and exotic cardamom and coffee plantations. Situated in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hill district, this picturesque town serves as a traveller’s paradise with crystal-clear streams with crystal-clear waterways amidst lush greenery. Attracting hundreds of tourists each year.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands provide budget travelers with more accommodation options than Lakshadweep does, including Ross Island, Neil Island, Baratang Island and Havelock Island to discover. You can even try your hand at watersports like scuba diving. Plus Andaman is known for its delicious seafood offerings and vibrant culture!


Sonamarg is an ideal destination in India to experience winter’s picturesque and snow-covered mountainscape, complete with breathtaking lakes and picturesque forests, providing the ideal setting for enjoying an enjoyable and serene holiday experience. Plus, there are numerous temples here too as well as the Umngot River that runs through it!

Auli Hill Station in Uttarakhand is well-known for its picturesque scenery and natural splendor, making it an ideal family vacation spot. Here visitors can also indulge in various winter-sport activities like skiing and hiking to make their stay truly enjoyable. Additionally, Auli offers several hotels and restaurants serving delicious local food and beverages; in addition to this visitors can also participate in various adventure sports like skiing and hiking to add more memories to their trip!

Manali’s picturesque hill station makes for the ideal setting to experience snowfall during December. The snow-covered surroundings lend it a magical air, making it one of the top traveler destinations. Furthermore, Manali boasts picturesque locales such as scenic lakes and extensive cardamom and coffee plantations – perfect for couples and newlyweds looking to celebrate love together!

Cherrapunjee, located in Meghalaya, is another top tourist spot of India. This picturesque Meghalayan town abounds with lofty cliffs and deep valleys – providing nature lovers with a visual treat! Until recent years it was known as Earth’s Wettest Spot until Mawsynram overtook it as the world’s wettest spot.

Pondicherry (popularly referred to as “Pondy”) offers one of the most captivating destinations you can visit during December: its charming blend of French architecture and walls decorated with bougainvillaea allure visitors into exploring every corner. Plus, Pondicherry’s beaches make for an idyllic retreat!


Gaya, situated on the banks of the Phalgu River, is an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists alike. Here you can visit Mahabodhi Temple and Vishnupad Temple which attract visitors daily; Dhuandhar Waterfalls, Madan Mahal Fort, Bhedaghat Cliffs are other attractions you should see while relaxing and spiritual experiences abound – making Gaya one of the top spots to visit this December for both spiritual and peaceful experiences!

Diu’s stunning beaches rival even international destinations in terms of their beauty. Formerly Portuguese colony, this island provides visitors with uncrowded shorelines and peaceful surroundings. Here, tourists can indulge in various watersports activities such as diving, snorkelling and fishing as well as enjoying traditional village entertainment like house painting, folk music and traditional dance performances.

Jodhpur, situated in Rajasthan’s state of Rajasthan, is famous for its temples and cultural venues. Tourists can spend their time visiting its old city area amidst blue houses to shop or experience shopping! Visitors also have access to visit royal palaces, lakes, museums and forts – perfect weather conditions in December make exploring Jodhpur possible!

Guwahati is an iconic Northeast destination and one of the top places to visit during December. Tourist attractions here include Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati Zoo, Assam State Museum and Umananda Temple; visitors can also go boat riding at Bhedaghat and enjoy some delicious street food here. When booking your accommodation for Guwahati be sure to use Treebo Hotels which provide secure yet comfortable stays for their visitors.


December is an ideal month to explore India’s picturesque destinations, whether you prefer mountaineering or beachgoing. Beaches remain peaceful while mountains receive heavy snowfall for thrilling activities like trekking and skiing. Plus, December marks one of India’s celebrated festivals!

Pondicherry (or Pondy as its popularly known) is one of the most romantic destinations to visit during December in India. A blend of French architecture and captivating beaches will leave you speechless – spend your days relaxing on Promenade Beach, shopping local handicrafts at White Town market or visiting Sri Gokilambal Thirukameswar Temple to truly immerse yourself into its beauty!

Binsar is an exquisite northern Indian destination and an ideal winter retreat, offering magnificent views of Nanda Devi Peak and Himalayan ranges from Zero Point. Furthermore, Binsar hosts Kasar Devi Temple, Chitai Golu Devta Temple and Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary – making for an enticing stay.

Swaraj Dweep Island offers another attractive travel experience during December. Renowned for its unspoiled beaches and abundant marine biodiversity, stroll along Radhanagar Beach or rent a scooter to experience Havelock Island’s beauty.

Jaipur, located in Rajasthan’s heartland, offers an enthralling holiday destination. Home to stunning forts, palaces and havelis which captivate the eye in equal measure, Jaipur is also known for its delicious culinary offerings and chic cafes as well as hosting its annual Rann Mahotsav event every winter which attracts tourists from around the globe.

Shaheed Dweep

Shaheed Dweep, known for its beautiful beaches, is one of the best destinations to visit during December. Situated within the Andaman and Nicobar group of islands, this small island offers crystal clear waters and dense forests; perfect for diving enthusiasts who wish to explore its rich marine biodiversity or simply relaxing by the beach at Radhanagar Beach.

Coorg is an ideal destination to escape the hectic city life and rejuvenate. With lush greenery and pleasant weather, this hill station will soothe away stress. Here you can also engage in various adventurous activities like trekking and hiking; plus this place features extensive cardamom and coffee plantations!

Nainital makes for an idyllic winter retreat. Reminiscent of Cumbrian Lake District and home to elegant colonial structures, Nainital features numerous temples and lakes which add beauty. Don’t miss attending Ganga Aarti at sunset as well!

Jodhpur, one of the premier Rajasthani destinations, ranks high on our list of places to visit in December. Renowned for its magnificent forts and palaces as well as exotic yet alluring architecture, Jodhpur is known for the annual Rann Festival that brings cultural programs as well as exciting adventure activities like hot air ballooning. Other notable attractions in Jodhpur include Siyot Caves and ancient city of Dholavira – you can get here via road, train, flight from Delhi or via Bhuj airport; Treebo hotel stays offer safe stays!