As the new year approaches, we get busy optimizing our resolutions and traveling to the top features on the wish list. To further help you with your list, there are a few places in India to visit in January that get better as the winter season climaxes. The lush green atmosphere brings life to all sides, and the freshness in the air instills positivity, making India an ideal place to visit in the month of January.
Places to visit in East India in January
If you are a history enthusiast, you will especially enjoy a visit to Sivasagar. It is home to many places of historical importance. Of these, the Rang Ghar is one of the oldest surviving amphibians in Asia. The Ahom Museum will influence the interests of both history lovers and common people as it contains clothes, royal armory and manuscripts belonging to the rulers of the Ahom dynasty.
State of Sivasagar – Assam
Weather of Sivasagar in January – 10°/ 23°
How to reach Sivasagar – You can take a flight to Jorhat Airport or take a train to Jorhat Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Sivasagar – Talatal Ghar, Rang Ghar, Ahom Museum, Charaideo, Joysagar Tank and Temples, Shivadol
Distance of Sivasagar from Kolkata – 1336km
Time to reach Sivasagar by road from Kolkata – 30hr 00min
Ravangla is a small town in Sikkim. It's the perfect destination for those who love to be alone. It offers you to be located alone in a crowd surrounded by the serenity of flowers covering snow peaks in winter. You should visit once there if you have sprightly time with the Himalayan migratory birds.
State of Ravangla – Sikkim
Weather of Ravangla in January – 10°/ 22°
How to reach Ravangla – Take a flight to Bagdogra Airport or take a train to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Ravangla – Buddha Park, Ralang Monastery, Bon Monastery, Doling Monastery, Kheunpheling Carpet Centre, Temi Tea Garden.
Price range of hotels in Ravangla – 450/- to 2800/-
Distance of Ravangla from Kolkata – 679km
Time to reach Ravangla from Kolkata – 16hr 15min
Assam is a beautiful state, where the Bihu festival is a fusion of three festivals spread throughout the year. The whole area is filled with enthusiasm and color, which will make you feel gushy. You can experience this festival during your trip to the North East. January is the best month to visit Assam as Bhogali Bihu festival is celebrated in this month.
Weather of Assam in January – 13°/ 17°
How to reach Assam – Take a flight to Guwahati Airport or take a train to New Guwahati Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Assam – Guwahati, Manas National Park, Tezpur, Kaziranga National Park, Jorhat, Majuli Island, Sivasagar
Price range of hotels in Assam – 999/- to 3999/-
Distance of Assam from Kolkata – 1197km
Time to reach Assam from Kolkata – 26hr 15min
Agartala is the second largest city in the Northeast that attracts a large number of tourists. Agartala is home to several magnificent monuments including the Ujjayanta Palace, Neramahal and the Tripura Government Museum. Other places which are very popular with tourists are Rose Valley Amusement Park, Doomore Lake and Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary. Ujjayanta Palace is an architectural masterpiece, which is quite visible to see.
State of Agartala – Tripura
Weather of Agartala in January – 10°/ 25°
How to reach Agartala – Take a flight to Imphal Airport or Guwahati Airport. Also, you can take a train to Kumarghat Railway Station which is 140km away from Agartala.
Best places to visit in Agartala – Ujjayanta Palace, Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, Chittagong Hills, Jampui Hill, Tripura Sundari Temple, Neermahal, Unakoti, Neermahal Palace, Heritage Park
Price range of hotels in Agartala – 889/- to 3000/-
Distance of Agartala from Kolkata – 1573km
Time to reach Agartala from Kolkata – 38hr 00min
Imphal is the capital of Manipur. It’s famous for its picturesque landscapes and greenery. It has a valley and museum to visit with family and friends in India. It's surrounded by hills. Imphal Valley is one of the fantastic destinations for adventure lovers as it has small rivers, beautiful land, views of the surroundings, etc.
State of Imphal – Manipur
Weather of Imphal in January – 5°/ 23°
How to reach Imphal – Take a flight to Imphal Airport to Imphal or take a train to Dimapur Railway Station which is 215km from there.
Best places to visit in Imphal – Kombirei Garden, Kaina Hillock, Leimapokpam Keirungba Temple, Thangal General Temple, Loukoi Pat Lake, Bodies of Water, Maibam Lokpa Ching, MataiGardens, Sekta Archaeological Living Museum.
Price range of hotels in Imphal – 1529/- to 3000/-
Distance of Imphal from Kolkata – 1513km
Time to reach Imphal from Kolkata – 34hr 00min
Cherrapunji is the brightest city in Meghalaya . It's famous for its living root bridges which are made from rubber trees and you can walk there, these bridges form due to continuous rains. You can also camp under these bridges and stay close to nature. Also, You will find many homestays in Cherrapunji if you want to stay here longer. Cherrapunji is a remarkable destination for rain lovers to visit in India.
State of Cherrapunji – Meghalaya
Weather of Cherrapunji in January – 5°/ 17°
How to reach Cherrapunji – Take a flight to Guwahati Airport or take a train to Guwahati Railway Station to reach Cherrapunji.
Best places to visit in Cherrapunji – Mawsmai Nongthymmai Eco Park, Wakaba Falls, Dainthlen Waterfall, Mawlynnong Villages, Mawsmai Cave/ Falls, Mawkdok Dympep Valley
Price range of hotels in Cherrapunji – 560/- to 15749/-
Distance of Cherrapunji from Kolkata – 1186km
Time to reach Cherrapunji from Kolkata – 28hr 00min
One of the sightseeing places of India is Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh and hence there are crowds of travelers throughout the year. Tawang is a home for the followers of Buddhism. This hill town has a comfortable and pleasurable climate which makes Tawang a wonderful destination to visit in January.
State of Tawang - Arunachal Pradesh
Weather of Tawang in January - -9° / 4°
How to reach Tawang - You can take a flight to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport or Salonibari Airport. You can also take a train to Tezpur Railway Station or take a bus from Kolkata to reach Tawang.
Best places to visit in Tawang - Tawang War Memorial, Panga Teng Pso Lake, Bumla Pass, Jaswant Garh, Nuranang Falls, Geshila Peak
Price range of Hotels in Tawang - 1098/- to 2999/-
Distance of Tawang from Kolkata - 1377km
Time to reach Tawang by flight from Kolkata - 4hr 55min
Mawlynnong is popular for its cleanliness in Asia. It’s called God’s own Gold. You will be fascinated by its greenery. Mawlynnong is an amazing destination for an excursion in India. Also, you can enjoy trekking and explore the skywalk there.
State of Mawlynnong – Meghalaya
Weather of Mawlynnong in January – 10°/ 23°
How to reach Mawlynnong – Take a flight to Shillong Airport or take a train to Guwahati Railway Station which is 120km from Mawlynnong.
Best places to visit in Mawlynnong – Sightseeing, The Root Bridge, Mawlynnong Waterfall, Balancing Rock, Dawki
Price range of hotels in Mawlynnong – 900/- to 4500/-
Distance of Mawlynnong from Kolkata – 1200km
Time to reach Mawlynnong from Kolkata – 27hr 00min
Shillong is the Scotland of the East. It’s the perfect place to visit in January. It’s popular for its picturesque sights and traditions. Shillong has pretty landscapes and waterfalls to enjoy. Also, it’s considered as one of the safest places for solo female travelers.
State of Shillong - Meghalaya
Weather of Shillong in January - 6° / 18°
How to reach Shillong - You can take a flight to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati and then hit the road for a 105km ride to Shillong.
Best places to visit in Shillong - Elephant Falls, Umiam Lake, Laitlum Canyons, Don Bosco Museum, Ward Lake, Phan Nonglait Park
Price range of Hotels in Shillong - 897/- to 4899/-
Distance of Shillong from Kolkata - 1137km
Time to reach Shillong by flight from Kolkata - 1hr 55min
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will find various species of mammals in this forest like tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and species of birds. Also, you can enjoy safari in this forest by watching these mammals.
State of Kaziranga National Park – Assam
Weather of Kaziranga National Park in January – 11°/ 24°
How to reach Kaziranga National Park – You can take a flight to Guwahati Airport and then take a taxi to Kaziranga National park.
Best places to visit in Kaziranga National Park – Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari, Kaziranga National Orchid Park, Tea Estate
Price range of hotels in Kaziranga National Park – 999/- to 5625/-
Distance of Kaziranga National Park from Kolkata – 1176km
Time to reach Kaziranga National Park from Kolkata – 29hr
Majuli is the largest river Island in the world which is located in the district of Assam. It’s picturesque beauty attracts the tourists. There are preserved antique items like weapons, utensils and jewellery which have cultural significance.
State of Majuli – Assam
Weather of Majuli in January – 9°/ 24°
How to reach Majuli – You can take a train from Guwahati to Jorhat Railway Station and cover the rest of the 20 KM on a ferry.
Best places to visit in Majuli – Kamalabari Satra, Dakhinapat Satra, Garmur Satra, Auniati Satra, Tengapania, Chetia Gaon, Bangalpukhari.
Distance of Majuli from Kolkata – 1399km
Time to reach Majuli by road from Kolkata – 30hr 00min
Pelling is the most visited tourist location in Northeast India. It’s popular for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. You can explore its wonderful waterfalls and shopping markets.
State of Pelling - Sikkim
Weather of Pelling in January - 3° / 10°
How to reach Pelling - You can take a flight to Bagdogra Airport and then hit the road for a 160km ride to Pelling.
Best places to visit in Pelling - Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery, Sangachoeling Monastery, Kanchenjunga Fall, Rabdentse Ruins, Tashiding Monastery, Rimbi Waterfall
Price range of Hotels in Pelling - 1149/- to 3849/-
Distance of Pelling from Kolkata - 704km
Time to reach Pelling by road from Kolkata - 18hr 43min
Gaya is an important pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus, situated on the banks of the sacred Falgu River. The Mahabodhi Temple and the Vishnupad Temple are the two most important temples at this place, which are offered by a large number of devotees every day. Gaya Pind is also an important site for charity worship. Bodhgaya is a favorable destination for pilgrims and travelers due to its spiritedness and culture. It's one of the best winter destinations for any kind of explorer in North India.
State of Gaya - Bihar
Weather of Gaya in January – 9° / 23°
How to reach Gaya – You can take a flight to Gaya International Airport or take a train to Gaya Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Gaya – Maha Bodhi Temple, Great Buddha Statue, Bodhi Tree, Thai Monastery, Muchalinda Lake, Royal Bhutan Monastery, Tibetan Refugee Market, Vietnamese Temple
Price range of Hotels in Gaya – 720/- to 2200/-
Distance of Gaya from Kolkata – 482km
Time to reach Gaya by road from Kolkata - 10hr 00min
Places to visit in West India in January
Pune is the second city after Mumbai to have gained so much popularity. From the hectic city to the film school and Osho Ashram, Pune has a different atmosphere. You can visit Shaniwarwada, Shinde Chhatri and Vishrambaug Wada. There are many parks and malls in Pune that enhance the beauty of the city. It has some of the best restaurants and a wondrous night life that attracts tourists.
State of Pune – Maharashtra
Weather of Pune in January - 11° / 29°
How to reach Pune - You can take the flight to Pune or Lohegaon Airport or you can take a Train to reach Pune.
Best places to visit in Pune - Shaniwar Wada, Aga Khan Palace, Osho Ashram, Vetal Tekdi, Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple, Lal Mahal, Shinde Chhatri, Vishrambaug Wada
Price range of Hotels in Pune - 1299/- to 5999/-
Distance of Pune from Mumbai - 147km
Time to reach Pune by road from Mumbai - 02hr 56min
Mumbai is one of the best places to visit in Western India. Its entertainment industry, enormous Juhu beach and scrumptious food attracts the attention of tourists from all over the world to Mumbai. You can visit Elephanta Caves there or watch the film shooting in Film City. Also, you can enjoy shopping from Fashion Street or Colaba.
State of Mumbai - Maharashtra
Weather of Mumbai in January - 18° / 32°
How to reach Mumbai - You can take the flight to Mumbai Airport or you can take a Train to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Mumbai - Elephanta Caves, Marine Drive, Juhu Beach, Colaba Causeway, Gateway of India, Film City, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Kanheri Caves, Global Vipassana Pagoda, Shree Siddhivinayak.
Price range of Hotels in Mumbai - 1399/- to 3999/-
Goa is famous for its lovely beaches. It’s considered as the most visited destination for tourists in India. Every beach in Goa has its specialty and beauty. It has a captivating climate. You can enjoy nightlife there and go to a casino. Also, you can enjoy water sports activities and camping there. Don’t miss to try scrumptious food in Goa. It’s a memorable spot for travelling with friends, family as well as for newly wed couples.
Weather of Goa in January – 21°/ 33°
How to reach Goa – You can take a flight to Dabolim International Airport or take a train to Madgaon and Vasco-da-Gama Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Goa – Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Anjuna Beach, Hollant Beach, Velsao Beach, Dudhsagar waterfalls
Price range of hotels in Goa – 972/- to 6500/-
Distance of Goa from Mumbai – 577km
Time to reach Goa from Mumbai – 11hr 19min
Lonavala is also known as the 'Jewel of Sahyadri' and the 'City of Caves'. It’s the most visited hill station in Maharashtra during Winter season. It has stunning waterfalls, lakes and caves. Also, its pleasing scenery attracts the tourists. Lonavala is also a historical site as well as a religious site. Lonavala is one of the best destinations to spend your vacations with your family members.
State of Lonavala - Maharashtra
Weather of Lonavala in January - 15° / 29°
How to reach Lonavala - The best way to reach Lonavala is by road. You can take a bus or taxi from Mumbai or Pune to Lonavala. You can drive a car or bike yourself to travel to Lonavala by road
Best places to visit in Lonavala - Pawna Lake, Rajmachi Fort, Kondane Cave, Dukes Nose, Canyon Valley, Lohagad
Price range of Hotels in Lonavala - 850/- to 2999/-
Distance of Lonavala from Mumbai - 82km
Time to reach Lonavala by road from Mumbai - 2hr 2min
Khandala is a hill station in Maharashtra. It has rock formations of different shapes which is popular amongst the tourists. One of them is Shiv Linga rock which is known as the ‘Swayambhu’. You can experience trekking there. Also, Khandala has amazing waterfalls, hills and lagoons which attracts the attention of tourists. Also you can experience the sunrise and sunset view from Tiger’s leap. It is the best destination for nature lovers and adventurers.
State of Khandala - Maharashtra
Weather of Khandala in January - 12° / 29°
How to reach Khandala - The best way is to get to the RORO service from Mumbai to reach Khandala. You can also take your car in the ferry service to reach your destination safely.
Best places to visit in Khandala - Murud Janjira Fort, Alibaug Beach, Kolaba fort, Nagaon Beach, Kihim beach, Brahma Kund, Mandwa Beach, Kashid Beach
Price range of Hotels in Khandala - 899/- to 1999/-
Distance of Khandala from Mumbai - 96km
Time to reach Khandala by road from Mumbai - 2hr 36min
Mahabaleshwar is a hill station in India's forested Western Ghats. It’s also known as the ‘queen of all hill stations in Maharashtra’. It has waterfalls, valleys, rivers, temples and forests for tourists to visit. Mahabaleshwar is famous for Strawberries, Mulberries, carrots and corn. It’s a memorable destination for tourists to explore in January.
State of Mahabaleshwar – Maharashtra
Weather of Mahabaleshwar in January - 14° / 26°
How to reach Mahabaleshwar - You can take the flight to Pune and then hit the road to Mahabaleshwar or you can take a Train at Wathar Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Mahabaleshwar - Elephant's head point, Pratapgad, Venna Lake, Lodwick point, Sunset Point, Tapola
Price range of Hotels in Mahabaleshwar - 1099/- to 2899/-
Distance of Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai - 263km
Time to reach Mahabaleshwar by road from Mumbai - 5hr 31min
Panchgani is also known as the ‘Table Land’. It’s a hill station to visit in Maharashtra. Panchgani is the best tourist place for hikers and nature lovers. If you are planning to go to a picnic spot for short days with your family, you can plan your round trip to Panchgani. Also, you can visit Kaas Plateau which is known as the ‘Valley of Flowers’ and enjoy photography there.
State of Panchgani – Maharashtra
Weather of Panchgani in January – 13°/ 23°
How to reach Panchgani – You can take a flight to Pune Airport or take a taxi from Pune to reach Panchgani.
Best places to visit in Panchgani – Tableland, Kate's point, Mapro Garden, Sydney Point, Parsi Point, Rajpuri Caves, Dhom Dam, Lingmala Falls, Kamalgad Fort
Price range of hotels in Panchgani – 1099/- to 2000/-
Distance of Panchgani from Mumbai – 244km
Time to reach Panchgani from Mumbai – 04hr 57min
Aurangabad is famous for Ajanta and Ellora caves. Aurangabad in Maharashtra can be an excellent place for history lovers. There you can find a replica of the famous Taj Mahal, called Bibi Ka Maqbara. A journey through history adds the charm of being in a country with a glorious past. You will see many places for sightseeing in Aurangabad such as Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad Caves, Panchki and Darwaza. Winters are the perfect time to visit Aurangabad as it is very hot here.
State of Aurangabad - Maharashtra
Weather of Aurangabad in January - 12° / 29°
How to reach Aurangabad - You can take a flight to Aurangabad Airport. Also, you can take a train to Aurangabad Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Aurangabad - Grishneshwar Temple, Bibi ka Maqbara, The Ajanta caves, Ellora caves, Daulatabad Fort, Aurangabad Caves
Price range of Hotels in Aurangabad - 665/- to 3058/-
Distance of Aurangabad from Mumbai - 361km
Time to reach Aurangabad by road from Mumbai - 06hr 46min
Shirdi is a pilgrimage site. It’s famous as the home of holy Sai Baba. You can visit many places there such as Shani Shingnapur, Muktidham, Dwarkamai Mosque, Kalaram Temple etc
State of Shirdi – Maharashtra
Weather of Shirdi in January – 20°/ 40°
How to reach Shirdi – you can take a flight to Mumbai International airport or Aurangabad Airport then take a taxi to Shirdi which is 130km away from Aurangabad. You can take a taxi from Mumbai, Thane, Nashik or Pune
Best places to visit in Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur, Muktidham, Dwarkamai Mosque, Kalaram Temple
Price range of hotels in Shirdi – 400/- to 2850/-
Distance of Shirdi from Mumbai – 241km
Time to reach Shirdi from Mumbai – 04hr 41min
Saputara is a hill station in the state of Maharashtra which is famous for tribal arts and crafts. Also, it is a picnic spot for families and friends. You can take pleasure in the view of Saputara valley from Sunrise Point. Also, you can pay a visit to SwamiNarayan Mandir which is a pilgrimage site and Table Point where you can enjoy many adventure activities like camel riding, horse riding, zip lining and bike tours.
State of Saputara – Maharashtra
Weather of Saputara in January – 17°/ 28°
How to reach Saputara – You can take a train to Waghai Railway Station or take a taxi from Mumbai to Saputara.
Best places to visit in Saputara – Echo Point, Hatgadh Fort, Pandava caves, Vansda National Park, the Millenium Garden, Governor Hill, Swami Narayan Mandir, Brahmakumari’s Art Gallery, Jain Temple, Sunrise Point.
Price range of hotels in Saputara – 400/- to 2850/-
Distance of Saputara from Mumbai – 245km
Time to reach Saputara from Mumbai – 04hr 51min
Daman and Diu
Daman and Diu are also known as Nani Daman Fort. It’s a small island in Gujarat state in Western India.You can explore its beautiful beaches and churches there. Daman and Diu are the chosen destination for newlywed couples. You can take pleasure in Bonfire and Camping with your soulmate.
State of Daman and Diu – Gujarat
Weather of Daman and Diu in January – 10°/ 32°
How to reach Daman and Diu – You can take a flight to Nani Daman or take a train to Vapi Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Daman and Diu – Nagoa Beach, Jallandhar Beach, Jampore Beach, Diu Fort, Jetty Garden, Naida Caves, St. Paul church
Price range of hotels in Daman and Diu – 1317/- to 2800/-
Distance of Daman and Diu from Mumbai – 177km
Time to reach Daman and Diu from Mumbai – 03hr 53min
Matheran is also known as "the smallest hill station in India". If you are planning a short trip in the month of January, then you can go to Matheran as it's considered the best place for nature lovers, as well as hikers and photographers.
State of Matheran - Maharashtra
Weather of Matheran in January - 16° / 31°
How to reach Matheran - You can take a Bus from Mumbai or Pune to Matheran.
Best places to visit in Matheran - Louisa Point, Charlotte Lake, Monkey Point, Shivaji Ladder, Panorama Point, Echo Point, Porcupine point
Price range of Hotels in Matheran - 1275/- to 2099/-
Distance of Matheran from Mumbai - 83km
Time to reach Matheran by road from Mumbai - 2hr 31min
Places to visit in North India in January
Agra is home to one of the seven wonders of the world - the Taj Mahal, which is a "symbol of love". The city has several other historical walls, including the Agra Fort and other monuments and palaces. It is also known for its traditional culture, architecture, marble crafts, leather products, and cuisine. This city of love is on India's list of the best places to visit in January.
State of Agra - Uttar Pradesh
Weather of Agra in January – 7° / 21°
How to reach Agra – You can take a flight to Kheria Airport or take a train to Agra Railway Station. Also, you can take buses from Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior, Lucknow and Kanpur to Agra.
Best places to visit in Agra – Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar’s Mausoleum
Price range of Hotels in Agra – 1282/- to 4500/-
Distance of Agra from Delhi – 242km
Time to reach Agra by road from Delhi - 03hr 40min
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The capital of the country, with its unique fusion of history and heaps of different cultures, is forever bustling with tourists from all over the world who cannot miss a taste of Delhi winter. Delhi is home to many historical forts and monuments to wander in North India in winter, which stand as a symbol of Indian history. Furthermore, the contrast between the quaint Chandni Chowk and the colonial surroundings of Connaught Place and Rashtrapati Bhavan leads Delhi to a difficult destination.
Weather of Delhi in January – 8° / 20°
How to reach Delhi – You can take a flight to Indira Gandhi International Airport or take a train toNizamuddin, Anand Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi Cantt, Delhi Sarai Rohilla Railway Station. Also, you can take a bus from Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Haryana to New Delhi
Best places to visit in Delhi – Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Lodhi Garden, Rashtrapati Bhavan
Price range of Hotels in Delhi – 1430/- to 14070/-
Jaipur, the capital of India’s Rajasthan State is also known as ‘Pink City’ and ‘Old City’. It’s one of the most royal, majestic and colourful cities of India with a very strong historical background and vibrant culture which you can explore . You can visit its forts and temples. Also, you can enjoy paragliding, Camping, Jeep Safari and Camel Ride there. Jaipur is one of the best places to visit in January in India.
State of Jaipur - Rajasthan
Weather of Jaipur in January – 8° / 22°
How to reach Jaipur – You can take a flight to Jaipur Airport and then hit the road which is 12km from there or take a Bus from Delhi to Jaipur.
Best places to visit in Jaipur – Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jai Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Dolls Museum, Birla Mandir, Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, GaltaJi Temple, Bapu Bazaar, Central Park, Panna Meena Ka Kund, and Sheesh Mahal.
Price range of Hotels in Jaipur – 765/- to 2991/-
Distance of Jaipur from Delhi – 281km
Time to reach Jaipur by road from Delhi - 04hr 51min
The Kullu valley has an ancient town in its lap called Manali. Surrounded by towering peaks at an arm's length, Manali's major asset is its proximity to the snowline. That's why it is one of the most enjoyable places to visit in January. It is the most visited destination in Himachal Pradesh in North India. You can enjoy many outdoor activities there such as River rafting, Paragliding, Skiing, Zorbing, Quad biking and many others. It is a popular destination for newlywed couples.
State of Manali - Himachal Pradesh
Weather of Manali in January - 23° / 27°
How to reach Manali - You can reach Manali by road either via Himachal roadways bus/Volvo Bus Services/ Self drive by your car.
Best places to visit in Manali - Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Mall Road, Jogini Falls, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Snow Point et
Price range of Hotels in Manali - 999/- to 9999/-
Distance of Manali from Delhi - 534km
Time to reach Manali by road from Delhi - 13hrs 12min
Shimla is another most visited destination in Himachal Pradesh. It has natural beauty to explore which attracts the tourists. You can visit Mall Road, Churches etc. Shimla is a wonderful hill station to visit with family and friends in North India. Shimla offers many activities like mountain biking, heli skiing and golfing etc. also, you can go on a nature walk in Shimla.
State of Shimla - Himachal Pradesh
Weather of Shimla in January - 2° / 13°
How to reach Shimla - You can take a flight to Chandigarh International Airport and then hit the road via Shimla-Kalka highway to Shimla or take a train to Shimla Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Shimla - Mall road, Rashtrapati Niwas, Jakhoo, the Ridge, Christ Church, Annandale, Scandal Point, Green Valley, Kufri, Shimla Glen
Price range of Hotels in Shimla - 750/- to 4999/-
Distance of Shimla from Delhi - 290km
Time to reach Shimla by road from Delhi - 6hr 35min
Jaisalmer is a Golden City in the state of Rajasthan. It’s a land of desert where you can explore its heritage sites and historical places. Also, you can enjoy safari tours there. . You can visit its ghost village which isKuldhara village. If you're a foodie and travelling in Jaisalmer then don’t miss the scrumptious Rajasthani Cuisine.
State of Jaisalmer - Rajasthan
Weather of Jaisalmer in January – 9° / 24°
How to reach Jaisalmer – You can take a flight to Jodhpur Airport or take train to Jaisalmer Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Jaisalmer – Jain Temple, Maharaja's Palace, Nathmal ki Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes, Patwon ki Haveli, Kuldhara village, Bada Bagh, Salim Singh-ki Haveli, Jaisalmer War Museum, Desert Culture Centre and Museum, Khuri Sand Dunes, Desert National Park, Khaba Fort, Tazia Tower, Surya Gate etc.
Price range of Hotels in Jaisalmer – 825/- to 3500/-
Distance of Jaisalmer from Delhi – 670km
Time to reach Jaisalmer by road from Delhi - 13hr 11min
Auli is a well liked hill station in North India. There you will find pine trees, majestic old oaks, and apple orchards nearby. It's a perfect destination for an adventure where you can take pleasure in trekking and skiing. Also, you can explore Valley of Flowers National Park there.
State of Auli – Uttarakhand
Weather of Auli in January – -4°/ 5°
How to reach Auli – You can take a flight to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun or take a train to Haridwar or Rishikesh Railway Station then hit the road to Auli.
Best places to visit in Auli – Auli Ropeway, Trishul Peak, Gorson Bugyal, Kwani Bugyal, Artificial Lake, Chenab Lake, Joshimath, Chattrakund, Narsigh Temple, Rudraprayag, Nandaprayag, and Nanda Devi Peak
Price range of Hotels in Auli – 800/- to 3800/-
Distance of Auli from Delhi – 70km
Time to reach Auli by road from Delhi - 02hr 01min
Srinagar is also known as Switzerland of India. It's the most beautiful place in India for travelling in January, especially for newlyweds. Boat ride in Dal lake is one of the top most things to do in India when you are in Srinagar. If you want to have a most memorable stay then you should book your room at 'The Lalit' grand resort. Explore Gulmarg tourist location and go skiing on the fresh snow. It is just 56 kilometers from Srinagar and is considered as one of the most charming destinations to visit in North India in January.
State of Srinagar - Jammu & Kashmir
Weather of Srinagar in January – -2° / 7°
How to reach Srinagar – You can take a flight to Srinagar International Airport or take a train to Jammu Tawi Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Srinagar – Nigeen Lake, Aru Valley, Mughal Gardens, Dachigam National Park, Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden
Price range of Hotels in Srinagar – 900/- to 10845/-
Distance of Srinagar from Delhi – 812km
Time to reach Srinagar by road from Delhi - 17hr 45min
No one else gives the beauty of Mussoorie a colony of colonial architecture in a snow-white blanket. Amongst the wonderful places for travelling with family in January, Dalhousie's enchantment is Phenomenal and can’t be missed during Christmas.
State of Mussoorie – Uttarakhand
Weather of Mussoorie in January - -2° / 12°
How to reach Mussoorie - You can take a flight to Jolly Grant Dehradun Airport and then hit the road to Mussoorie.
Best places to visit in Mussoorie - The Mall road, Gun Hill Point, La Tibba Scenic Point, Kempty Falls, Benog Tibba
Price range of Hotels in Mussoorie - 750/- to 2999/-
Distance of Mussoorie from Delhi - 289km
Time to reach Mussoorie by road from Delhi - 6hr 35min
Dharamshala is a nature lover’s paradise. It has a sports stadium. Also, It's an enjoyable place for honeymooners, families and solo travelers. You can enjoy trekking and camping there. It’s the best place to visit during the month of January.
State of Dharamshala – Himachal Pradesh
Weather of Dharamshala in January – 5° / 14°
How to reach Dharamshala – You can take a flight to Gaggal Airport or take a train to Pathankot Railway Station and then hit to road to Dharamshala which is 85 km from the station.
Best places to visit in Dharamshala – Triund hill, Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Library of Tibetan works, The War Memorial, Gyuto Monastery, Kangra Valley
Price range of Hotels in Dharamshala – 665/- to 2000/-
Distance of Dharamshala from Delhi – 471km
Time to reach Dharamshala by road from Delhi - 09hr 48min
Dalhousie is a paradise for nature lovers. It's the perfect destination for travelling with your dear ones as well as for solo travelers. It has many bungalows, churches, and cottages to explore. You can enjoy trekking there. Dalhousie is the best place to explore your memorable journey during Winter Season.
State of Dalhousie – Himachal Pradesh
Weather of Dalhousie in January – 2° / 11°
How to reach Dalhousie – You can take a flight to Gaggal Airport or take a train to Pathankot Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Dalhousie – Panch Pulla, St. John’s Church, Satdhara Falls, St. Francis’ Church, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Dainkund Peak, Chamunda Devi Temple, Khajjiar, Barapatthar Hill, Subhash Baoli, Sach Pass, and Ganji Pahari
Price range of Hotels in Dalhousie – 1750/- to 11000/-
Distance of Dalhousie from Delhi – 566km
Time to reach Dalhousie by road from Delhi - 11hr 44min
Kashmir, also known as Paradise on Earth, is one of the famous Winter getaways in North India to visit in January. Kashmir has a pleasant climate which attracts the tourists. You can visit many places in Kashmir like Srinagar, Gulmarg, Shalimar Bagh, Pahalgam etc. also, you can enjoy many activities there like Shikara ride, houseboat stay, river rafting, & trekking during your Kashmir tour in January.
State of Kashmir - Jammu & Kashmir
Weather of Kashmir in January – -6° / 4°
How to reach Kashmir – You can take a flight to Srinagar International Airport or take a train to Jammu Tawi Railway Station in Kashmir.
Best places to visit in Kashmir – Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Leh, Pahalgam
Price range of Hotels in Kashmir – 900/- to 10845/-
Distance of Kashmir from Delhi – 690km
Time to reach Kashmir by road from Delhi - 14hr 45min
McLeodganj also known as Little Lhasa or Dhasa. It’s the home of Tibetan Spiritual Leader, the Dalai Lama. It has monasteries, museums, temples, waterfalls and lakes to visit. It’s the best hill station to visit in North India in January.
State of McLeodganj – Himachal Pradesh
Weather of McLeodganj in January – 3° / 11°
How to reach McLeodganj – You can take a train to Pathankot Railway Station or take a Bus to McLeodganj.
Best places to visit in McLeodganj – Triund, Dal Lake and St. John Church, Tibetan Museum
Price range of Hotels in McLeodganj – 1350/- to 5999/-
Distance of McLeodganj from Delhi – 476km
Time to reach McLeodganj by road from Delhi - 10hr 01min
Places to visit in South India in January
Mamallapuram is an exemplary place to visit in South India in January as it celebrates the Mamallapuram Dance Festival, which is a complete serve for the culture lovers. At the same time, it celebrates Pongal.
State of Mamallapuram – Tamil Nadu
Weather of Mamallapuram in January – 21° / 29°
How to reach Mamallapuram – You can take a flight to Chennai International Airport or take a train to Chengalpattu Railway Station.
Best Places to visit in Mamallapuram - Gandhi Museum, Samanar Hills, Shore temple, Pancha Rathas, Descent of the Ganges, and Tiger Caves
Price range of Hotels in Mamallapuram – 999/- to 6450/-
Distance of Mamallapuram from Bengaluru – 636km
Time to reach Mamallapuram by road from Bengaluru – 03hr 45min
Madurai is another outstanding location for travelling with family and friends in South India in January as it celebrates Float Festival with huge processions that are carried out from Meenakshi temple.
State of Madurai - Tamil Nadu
Weather of Madurai in January - 20° / 30°
How to reach Madurai - You can take a flight to Chennai International Airport or take a train to Chengalpattu Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Madurai - Meenakshi Temple, Gandhi Museum, Samanar Hills, Shore temple, Pancha Rathas, Descent of the Ganges, and Tiger Caves
Price range of Hotels in Madurai - 889/- to 2499/-
Distance of Madurai from Bengaluru - 435km
Time to reach Madurai by road from Bengaluru - 07hr 36min
Mylapore is one of the oldest residential areas in the centre of Chennai. There are temples and cultural sites for visiting. Apart from offering prayers at the famous Temples, Mylapore offers to walk through its streets and soak in the old world charm of the place.
State of Mylapore - Tamil Nadu
Weather of Mylapore in January - 21° / 30°
How to reach Mylapore - You can take a flight to Chennai International Airport or take a train to Chengalpattu Railway Station to reach Mylapore .
Best places to visit in Mylapore - Kapaleeswarar Temple, Ramakrishna Math, Madhava Perumal Temple, Theertha Pale Eswarar Temple and San Thome Basilica
Price range of Hotels in Mylapore - 1400/- to 2500/-
Distance of Mylapore from Bengaluru - 349km
Time to reach Mylapore by road from Bengaluru - 6hr 36min
Masinagudi is a beautiful tourist attraction center in the middle of the Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu. Masinagudi is part of the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. The dense green forests, impressive waterfalls, flowing rivers and exquisite landscapes add many tourists. It's an amazing hill station for nature lovers and wildlife photographers, who will fall in love with the beauty of the place after seeing it.
State of Masinagudi - Tamil Nadu
Weather of Masinagudi in January - 27° / 14°
How to reach Masinagudi - You shall take a train to Coimbatore Junction and then hit the road on a 116km drive to Masinagudi.
Best places to visit in Masinagudi - Maravakandy Dam, Jeep Safari, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Moyar River, Theppakadu Elephant Camp
Price range of Hotels in Masinagudi - 889/- to 2499/-
Distance of Masinagudi from Bengaluru - 227km
Time to reach Masinagudi by road from Bengaluru - 5hr 36min
Gokarna, the coastal city next to the Arabian Sea, has one of the most primitive beaches in India as well as an attractive landscape. It is an important place of pilgrimage for Hindus due to the presence of major holy temples.
State of Gokarna – Karnataka
Weather of Gokarna in January – 20° / 34°
How to reach Gokarna – You can take a flight to Dabolim Airport or take a train to Kumta and Karwar Railway Station to reach Gokarna.
Best Places to visit in Gokarna - Om Beach, Sri Mahabaleshwara Swami Temple, Gokarna Beach
Price range of Hotels in Gokarna – 999/- to 6450/-
Distance of Gokarna from Bengaluru – 489km
Time to reach Gokarna by road from Bengaluru – 08hr 45min
Plan a trip to Kochi in January and enjoy the fiesta of the Cochin Carnival. One of the most popular cultural performances of India, it is held in January every year. This festival is celebrated with fun, charm and energy. The competition of bike races, beach volleyball, swimming, fireworks, lively music, dance, clothes and lovely decorations of historical monuments make Kochi one of the exquisite destinations for an excursion to South India in January.
State of Kochi - Kerala
Weather of Kochi in January - 23° / 32°
How to reach Kochi - You can take a flight to Kochi International Airport or take a train to Kochi Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Kochi - Willingdon Island, Fort Kochi, Marine Drive, Bolgatty Palace, Vasco da Gama Square, Veeranpuzha Lake and Backwaters, Cherai Beach etc.
Price range of Hotels in Kochi – 990/- to 3500/-
Distance of Kochi from Bengaluru – 549km
Time to reach Kochi by road from Bengaluru – 10hr 12min
Munnar is a popular spot among the top Winter destinations in South India. Munnar is home to Lakkam Waterfalls, Western Ghats, hiking trails, deep valleys, breathtaking hills, and beautiful tea gardens. It's a new hub for the honeymooners. Also, a pleasing destination for nature lovers and trekkers.
State of Munnar – Kerala
Weather of Munnar in January – 10° / 15°
How to reach Munnar – You can take a flight to Cochin International Airport and Madurai International Airport or take a train to Aluva Railway Station and Ernakulam Railway Station.
Best Places to visit in Munnar - Mattupetty Dam, Anamudi Peak, Eravikulam National Park, Attukal Waterfalls
Price range of Hotels in Munnar – 1420/- to 12390/-
Distance of Munnar from Bengaluru – 479km
Time to reach Munnar by road from Bengaluru - 9hr 51min
Alleppey, ‘The Venice of the East’, is one of the calmest and most relaxing tourist destinations in South India. Alleppey is popular for houseboat cruises which attracts the visitors. It has several beaches and backwater canals to enjoy. It’s also famous for its boat races and houseboat holidays.
State of Alleppey – Kerala
Weather of Alleppey in January – 22° / 31°
How to reach Alleppey – You can take a flight to Cochin International Airport or take a train to Alleppey Railway Station
Best Places to visit in Alleppey - Marari Beach, Punnamada Lake, Krishnapuram Palace, Alappuzha Beach, Vembanad Lake
Price range of Hotels in Alleppey – 650/- to 10425/-
Distance of Alleppey from Bengaluru – 595km
Time to reach Alleppey by road from Bengaluru – 11hr 15min
Thekkady combines images of elephants, endless ranges of hills and spicy plantations scented with spices. Thekkady Periyar Forest is one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in India. There are quaint plantations and hilly cities throughout the district that make scenic routes for hiking. It is recognized as one of the oldest tiger reserves in the country and the forests of Periyar are adorned by the presence of endangered species including white tigers.
State of Thekkady – Kerala
Weather of Thekkady in January – 23° / 32°
How to reach Thekkady – You can take a flight to Cochin International Airport or Madurai Airport. Also, you can take a train to Kottayam Railway Station.
Best Places to visit in Thekkady - Gavi Forest, Elephant Junction, Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, Periyar Lake, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Periyar National Park
Price range of Hotels in Thekkady – 799/- to 9899/-
Distance of Thekkady from Bengaluru – 510km
Time to reach Thekkady by road from Bengaluru – 09hr 15min
Ooty is a hill resort in South India's Tamil Nadu. It’s popular for its pine trees, tea, coffee and chocolates. Its calm and pleasant weather attracts the vacationers. It's an enjoyable destination to explore in the Winter.
State of Ooty – Tamil Nadu
Weather of Ooty in January – 15° / 27°
How to reach Ooty – You can take a flight to Coimbatore Airport, or take a train to Coimbatore Railway Station and Tiruppur Railway Station to reach Ooty.
Best Places to visit in Ooty - Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty Lake, Ooty Rose Gardens, Kalhatti Falls, Emerald Lake, Tiger Hills, Doddabetta Peak
Price range of Hotels in Ooty– 2660/- to 17110/-
Distance of Ooty from Bengaluru – 297km
Time to reach Ooty by road from Bengaluru - 7hr 34min
Coorg is also known as The Scotland of India. It is one of the most charming Winter holiday destinations in South India. It is famous for its coffee plantations, steep hills, countless streams, rich flora & fauna, lush forests and breathtaking views. Coorg is among the most beautiful places in south India for Honeymoon. You can spend your day with Elephants and you can visit spice and coffee plantations there.
State of Coorg – Karnataka
Weather of Coorg in January - 10° / 28°
How to reach Coorg – You can take a flight to Mysore Airport or take a train to Mysore Railway Station then hit the road to Coorg.
Best Places to visit in Coorg - Abbey Falls, Nisargadhama, Raja’s Seat, Nagarhole National Park, Brahmagiri Peak, Iruppu Falls, Dubare Elephant Camp
Price range of Hotels in Coorg – 960/- to 12390/-
Distance of Coorg from Bengaluru – 268km
Time to reach Coorg by road from Bengaluru - 5hr 25min
Chikmagalur, also known as the coffee land of Karnataka is famous for its coffee. Chikmagalur is an amazing hill station for travelling with families and friends in the state of Karnataka due to its pleasing climate. It’s lovely mountains and dense forests attract the tourists. This is the perfect destination for peace lovers.
State of Chikmagalur - Karnataka
Weather of Chikmagalur in January - 21° / 31°
How to reach Chikmagalur - You can take a flight to Mangalore Airport or take a train to Kadur Railway Station.
Best places to visit in Chikmagalur - Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahatma Gandhi Park, Kemmanagundi, Belur, Kyatanamakki, Belavadi
Price range of Hotels in Chikmagalur – 1791/- to 22420/-
Distance of Chikmagalur from Bengaluru – 243km
Time to reach Chikmagalur by road from Bengaluru – 4hr 38min
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