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The Winter Destinations You Shouldn’t Miss

February 1st, 2022   |   Updated on June 25th, 2022

People usually prefer to go for vacations during the winter with their families. They need to buy flight tickets at a reasonable price, to make their tours financially affordable.

Indigo Airline is a low-cost Indian airline that sends regular flights to 96 destinations, including 71 domestic and 25 international destinations. It is now the largest airline in India that operates from 8 hubs in different Indian airports.

Thus, it serves numerous travellers all over India and abroad, by providing the facility of booking air tickets online for their required flights.

Top Winter Destinations In India

Delhi

This is the capital city of India where numerous tourists visit every year to get the taste of rich Indian cultural heritage. Winter is the peak tourist season as summer is very hot in this region.

Tourists are mainly interested in visiting Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat and other memorials of great Indian leaders, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Humayun’s Tomb, and Purana Qila, which have great historical value.

Lotus Temple, Akshardham, Jantar Mantar observatory, Lodhi Gardens, the National Museum, Laxminarayan Temple, the National Crafts Museum, and National Zoological Park are also included in the tour itinerary by all travel agencies.

Kerala

Kerala

This South Indian state is called God’s Own Land, due to its picturesque landscape. Kovalam is a city near the capital Thiruvananthapuram that is flocked by tourists for its three beaches, namely Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach, and Samudra Beach that jointly form a crescent shape.

Varkala is a coastal town that is famous for Varkala Beach filled with black sand, Kappil Lake, Varkala Tunnel, and Anjengo Fort. Alleppy or Alappuzha is called the Venice of the East, due to its backwaters and a network of lagoons and canals all over this city.

Thekkady is another tourist destination in Kerala due to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Periyar Tiger Reserve, along with Mullaperiyar Dam over Periyar River.

Kumily is a town on Cardamom Hills and the gateway from Tamil Nadu, famous for spices firms and herbal gardens. Munnar is the prime hill station in Kerala, famous for tea plantations, several waterfalls from Western Ghats mountain range, and multiple wildlife sanctuaries.

Rajasthan

This western state in India is mainly famous for its rich historical heritage, showcased through several palaces, temples, and monuments.

Udaipur was the capital of Mewar kingdom and thus, it is famous for Udaipur City Palace beside Lake Pichola, Monsoon Palace, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon ki Bari, Udai Sagar Lake, and Fateh Sagar Lake, made by Rajput kings.

Lake Palace and Jag Mandir are two beautiful palaces located on an island in Lake Pichola. Tourists also visit Ahar Museum, Gulab Bagh, Navalakha Mahal, Bagore ki Haveli, and Shilpgram in Udaipur. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, which is also called Pink City for the colour of its buildings.

Amber Palace, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Jal Mahal, Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden, and Gaitore housing tombs of many kings are the prime tourist attractions of this glorious city.

There are many luxurious parks made by kings, like Vidyadhar Garden, Kanak Vrindavan, Ram Niwas Garden, and Nahargarh Biological Park.

Punjab

Punjab

This northern state in India is known for the valour of its residents, most of them following the Sikh religion.

There are several tourist destinations in Punjab, like the capital city Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Anandpur Sahib, and Patiala.

Among all these places, Amritsar is the most sacred for all Sikhs, due to the presence of the Golden Temple, which is the most famous Gurdwara and the seat of Akal Takht.

Wagah Border is only 31 Km away from this city that shares a border with Pakistan. Partition Museum, Mandir Mata Lal Devi, Jallianwala Bagh, Baba Atal Tower, Gobindgarh Fort, RamBagh Gardens, and Shri Durgiana Mandir are other major tourist attractions of Amritsar.

Uttarakhand

This Himalayan state of North India is famous for several tourist destinations and pilgrimage sites. Nainital, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Almora, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, and Abbott Mount are the prominent tourist destinations in this state.

Dehradun is the capital city famous for Sahastradhara or Thousand Fold Spring, Tiger Falls, Robber’s Cave or Guchhipani, and Forest Research Institute. Tourists also do not miss visiting Tapovan, Malsi Deer Park, Tapkeshwar Temple beside Nandi River, Mindrolling Monastery, and Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology.

North and South Goa

Tourists love visiting Chapora Fort, Anjuna Beach, Vagator Beach, Candolim Beach, Fort Aguada, Calangute Beach, Arambol Beach, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Mangeshi Temple, and Sinquerim Beach in North Goa.

All these beaches are great spots for scuba diving, parasailing, water skiing, jet skiing, Banana ride, windsurfing, and many other thrilling activities.

South Goa is also a favourite place for all tourists and they enjoy visiting Palolem Beach, Agonda Beach, Colva Beach, Benaulim Beach, Shri Shantadurga Temple, St. Alex Church, and several other temples, churches, museums, and national parks.

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

This is the most populous state in India, housing many famous tourist attractions. The capital city Lucknow, Varanasi, Ayodhya, Mathura, Vrindavan, Allahabad or Prayagraj, Sarnath, and Jhansi are the prime tourist destinations of this state.

However, it is world-famous for Taj Mahal, a remarkable white marble building in Agra, which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, Akbar’s Tomb, Chini ka Rauza, Anguri Bagh, and Jama Masjid are some other tourist attractions of Agra.

Tamil Nadu

This South Indian state is famous for having many temples built in ancient Dravidian style. Madurai, Kanya Kumari, Trichy, Coimbatore, Vellore, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Rameshwaram, and Mahabalipuram are the famous tourist destinations in this state.

Chennai is the capital city that holds many tourist attractions that need around 3-4 days to visit satisfactorily.

Marina Beach, Edward Elliot’s Beach, Fort St. George, Nagalapuram Waterfalls, Ashtalakshmi Temple, Government Museum, Birla Planetarium, Thousand Light Mosque, and Velankanni Church are the notable places that attract all tourists. Mylapore is the cultural hub of Chennai and tourists also visit Kanchipuram near this city.

International Destinations Where Indigo Operates

The Maldives

This Southeast Asian country in the Indian Ocean is a popular tourist destination. The capital Male City is a major tourist destination where people enjoy the picturesque landscape and some heritage buildings.

Addu Atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef passing through several islands. Several islands of this archipelago, like Vaadhoo Island, Maafushi Island, Fulhadhoo Island, Sun Island, and Alimatha Island attract tourists with white beaches, soothing sunshine, and various water sports.

Artificial Beach is a place where tourists love swimming. Muraka is a 2-level villa created in Conrad Maldives resort under the water of the Indian Ocean. The Banana reef is the oldest coral reef in the Maldives, which is a popular diving spot.

Thailand

It is a popular tourist destination in Southeast Asia. Bangkok is the capital of this country, where a cruise ride can provide a great view of the entire city from the river.

The Grand Palace and Floating Markets are the main tourist attractions of this city. Railay Beach and Diamond Cave near Krabi town are popular tourist destinations of this country.

Maruekhathaiyawan or Mrigadayavan Palace in Hua Hin town near Bangkok is another tourist attraction. Pattaya is popular for wonderful beaches and vibrant nightlife at clubs and spa centres.

Phuket is a beach destination where tourists can relax and enjoy themselves. Khao Sok National Park, Erawan National Park, and Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai are also included in all tour itineraries.

Thailand

Indigo offers cheap air tickets to all these tourist destinations, making travel much less expensive for common people.