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    24 Gorgeous Places To Visit In January In India


    Travelling is a zeal and people love it. Giving a nice kick-start to the New Year with a chilling vacation is the perfect option that any individual can seek forward. January, the first month of the year, brings with it a great zest as there are so many New Year wishes in the air and is one of the best times to celebrate with family and friends. Whether it is about the enthralling adventure sports or hiking in the woods, there are numerous places that are waiting to be visited and welcome the new year. So here are the places that have made to the list for celebrating a great New Year.


  • Kalimpong (West Bengal)

    Kalimpong is one of the best places to visit in January

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    A virgin hill station located in the valleys of Shivalik hills in West Bengal, Kalimpong is a gem in the eastern side of the country. It is renowned for the panoramic view of valleys and Buddhist monasteries in the area. The New Year is celebrated here in a plethora of mixed cultures. Kalimpong is well connected via roadways and airways. The nearest airport, Siliguri, is 80 kms away from Kalimpong and is considered as one of the best places to visit in January in the country.

  • Bikaner (Rajasthan)

    Bikaner is one of the best places to visit in January

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    Bikaner is known as the desert town of camel festival. Set on the western sands of the Indian subcontinent, Bikaner is located in Rajasthan and has a rich cultural history with magnificent architectures and marvels rich in essence of festivity. Bikaner is popular for hosting the desi desert safari and international camel festival in January that attracts the tourists from all across the globe. Decent connectivity via roads and rail makes this place an important venue for celebrating a new start to the New Year. Gear up for Bikaner.

  • Golconda Fort (Telangana)

    Golconda Fort is one of the most popular fort in Golconda

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    Golconda Fort is an example of the exotic architecture enlisted in the forts of South India. The fort boasts 4 distinct forts in it with a long wall of 10 kms and 87 semi-circular bastions that include hallways, temples, royal apartments, stables etc. Also, Golconda fort is the source of the women's best friend, diamond. The Koh-i-noor and the Hope diamonds were stored along other diamonds in the fort's treasury. It can be easily reached through all modes of transports and then hire a taxi to reach the fort.

  • Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh)

    Fatehpur Sikri is one of the most popular places to visit in January

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    Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO heritage site at present that is defined as a blend of Mughal architecture and religious beliefs, was once the capital of the Mughal empire during the reign of Akbar. The marvel is a great example that depicts the Indo-Islamic culture. This was built by Akbar to honor Sheikh Chisti when his prophecy came true of Akbar's queen for delivering a baby boy. Fatehpur Sikri is enclosed by the 11 Km long fortification wall that has various gateways. Located in Agra, Fatehpur Sikri can be reached easily as it is well-connected by airways, railways and roadways.

  • Elephanta Caves (Maharashtra)

    Elephanta Caves is most famous caves in Mumbai

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    On the geographical location that spreads on the arm of Arabian sea, Elephanta caves are located in Mumbai harbor away from the noises of the city. The division of the caves comprises of the carvings of Hindu and Buddhist scriptures. Entrance of the cave has the 11 feet rock carved statue of lord Shiva with 3 facets that describe as the creator, preserver and destroyer. Frequent ferry services from the Gateway of India are provided for the tourists to reach the islands. Giving a great start to the New Year with a tour in Elephanta caves is an option that doesn't drill any hole in the pocket.

  • Havelock Island (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

    Havelock Islands is the largest island in Andaman and Nicobar

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    Names after a British general Henry Havelock, Havelock Islands is the largest island that comprises of Richies Archipelago and it is the biggest chain of islands in Andaman region. Resting in Bay of Bengal, Havelock Islands can be a one stop destination for an exciting vacation in the month of January. It is a popular honeymoon spot in the country and can be reached through a ferry service after reaching the Andaman & Nicobar Islands through a flight. Thats a little expensive but is the most efficient way to reach the place.

  • Auli (Uttarakhand)

    Auli is the popular skiing destination of India

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    Popular as the skiing destination of India, Auli is dotted with apple orchards, oaks and deodars. Located 3050 meters above sea level in dev bhoomi Uttarakhand, Auli is a hill station that provides a panoramic view of the Himalayas. Since it is well-connected via roads, the cab services are available from Badrinath and Haridwar to reach Auli. The weather in the month of January makes this place a special attraction for the tourists from all over India.

  • Kalpetta (Kerala)

    Kalpetta is one of the most popular places to visit in January

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    Famous for the coffee plantations, Kalpetta is a quaint town located in the lush green hills of Wayanard district in God's own country, Kerela. The perfect spot for the couples, Kalpetta is blessed with necessary elements of beauty, nature and romanticism. You can reach there by flight, road or railways whatever favors the budget. Kozhikode is the nearest airport, 100 kms away, NH-766 connects the place with major cities and Kozhikode railways station is merely 72 kms away from Kalpetta. Taxi services are available for all the tourists to reach the destination.

  • Phwangpui (Mizoram)

    Phwangpui is well known hill station in Mizoram

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    Phwanpui is a lesser explored hill station in the north-eastern side of the country. Located in lawngtlai district, it is also known as the blue mountain as the peak is the highest in the area that stands at a height of 2157 meters in the Lushai hills. Wrapped in the robe of pleasant weather all around the year, it has made into the list of places in India that should be visited in January. Adventure lovers can access the place through narrow roads but the best option advisable is via flight.

  • Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary (Karnataka)

    Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary is well known Wildlife Sanctuary in Karnataka

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    In the ancient time, Kabini was a secluded hunting area for the British elites but presently is a home to many wild beasts like leopards, elephants, deer and few rare birds. Amidst the greenery and imposing waterfalls in the nearby area, KWS attracts tourists from all across the longitudes and latitudes of the globe. Visitors can reach the place best by all three modes of transports.

  • Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh)

    Khajuraho is one of the beautiful places to visit in January

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    Khajuraho is located in the state that is known as the heart of the country Madhya Pradesh. Widely famous as the architectural masterpiece all over India, Khajuraho boasts a number of stunning temples with erotica carvings. Located in Bundelkhand region, Khajuraho displays architecture of the medieval India, largely about eroticism. Giving a greater chance to know about history, Khajuraho is easily accessible through roads and airways, where the airport is just 5 kms away from the majestic temple.

  • Ooty, Tamil Nadu

    Ooty is a very famous honeymoon spot in Tamil Nadu

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    The queen of Nilgiris, Ooty, is a very famous honeymoon spot in Tamil Nadu. Lofty mountains, sprawling grasslands and dense forests that are a home to the four legged wilds make Ooty a place to be visited once in lifetime. Botanical gardens and the toy train are major attraction of this hill station. If you wants to wander around gazing at the beauty of Ooty, fly to Coimbatore and then enjoy a 3 hour ride to Ooty.

  • Chadar Trek, Ladakh

    Chadar Trek ias one of the most visited trek in Ladakh

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    Also known as Zanskar Gorge, chadar trek is situated in Zanskar region of Ladakh. It is the frozen river that provides the locals and tourists a spot for trekking. In the local language chadar means layer- indicating the layer of ice that covers the river. This means that Chadar trek is performed on a frozen river, hence January is the perfect time for trekking on Chadar. This trek can be reached by a flight to Leh airport and then a few kilometer drive to the Zanskar range.

  • Diu

    Diu is a tiny island in India

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    Infused with Indo-Portuguese culture, Diu is a tiny island on southern coast of Gujarat 11 kms away from the city. The northern side of the island, facing Gujarat, is tidal marsh and salt pans, while the southern coast alternates between limestone cliffs, rocky coves and sandy beaches. However, it isn't a beach centric destination as one can see people doing the rituals like worshipping the sun on the beach. It can be reached by the ferry services available at the coast of Gujarat.

  • Tawang

    Tawang is one of the beautiful places to visit in January

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    The birthplace of Dalai Lama, Tawang is a picturesque destination that is elevated at a height of 3048 meters above the sea level. It is also pronounced as Dawang and is a place where one can find the pristine monasteries, orchid sanctuary and Tipi sanctuary for spending a relaxing vacation. Reaching this place is a bit difficult as it is 6 hour long drive after de-boarding a flight at Tezpur airport, though, the beautiful surroundings compensate it.

  • Darjeeling

    Darjeeling is one of the beautiful tourist spot to visit in January

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    The queen of hills is another name for Darjeeling as it has a number of expanses of tea estates. With beautiful colonial architecture including mansions and churches dot this little beautiful town, Darjeeling is a delight for all kind of tourists. Some of Darjeeling's most popular attractions include monasteries and the Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway cable car that happens to be the longest Asian cable car. Well connected by all cities of India, Darjeeling can be approached by both railways and roadways.

  • Rann Of Kutch

    Rann of Kutch is a large flooded grasslands zone in India

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    'Rann' is a Hindi word that means desert. The Rann of Kutch is a large flooded grasslands zone in India . The area has desert on one side and the sea on the other . It provides the Rann of Kutch with a variety of ecosystems, like mangroves and desert vegetation. Visiting in the month of January is enthralling as there are amazing celebrations carried for the New Year and the approaching Republic Day. It can be accessed conveniently by flights and roadways.

  • Shillong

    Shillong is one the popular places to visit in India

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    Shillong is known as the 'Scotland of East' due to its scenic beauty. The capital of Meghalaya boasts numerous waterfalls, exciting mounts, crystal clear water bodies and lush green fields. Shillong is also famous as the music capital of India, as many prominent musicians have hailed from this place. Many music events keep happening throughout the year, making it a very lively place.Paying a visit in January adds another reason to this. The Nearest railhead to Shillong is Guwahati, which is at distance of 100 km away with regularly available bus services.

  • Gulmarg

    Gulmarg is one of the top honeymoon locations  to visit in January

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    The skiing school of India, Gulmarg is among one of the top honeymoon locations, Gulmarg boasts of being a beautiful town without the crowd likeManaliandShimla. Gulmarg has also been developed as an adventure hub as Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering is located here. The 2nd highest cable car is present here and is one of the prime attractions in the place. It is accessible through roadways after reaching Srinagar. Enjoying the snowfall while celebrating the New Year adds a charm to the visit.

  • Shimla

    Shimla is the perfect places to visit in January

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    Shimla is popular as the hill station with a rich colonial history. Set amidst beautiful hills and mystical woods, Shimla is one of most aesthetically planned cities in India and a tourist spot situated at a height of 2200 meters. The well-knit roads, impeccable cleanliness and an efficient administration make for the most perfect combination for any tourist destination in the world. People visit the place on a large scale as it is well connected via roadways as well as railways. The nearest broad gauge railway station from Shimla is 89 kms away in Kalka. One can either take a taxi or the toy train that is also a world heritage to Shimla.

  • Chilika Lake

    Chilika Lakeis known as one of the most beautiful wetlands in the world

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    Chilika Lakeis known as one of the most beautiful wetlands in the world because it inhabits a vast variety of birds. The lake shows the tourists a mind boggling display of its avian charms in a million different colors and varieties presented by around 160 species of birds. An instance of paradise for bird watchers and enjoyable boat rides are what make the lake a favorite for all its visitors. People can reach there by airways and roads because Bhubaneshwar is the nearest airport, 120 km away and from there the buses and taxis are available to reach the lake.

  • Goa

    goa is one of the best places to visit in January

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    Beaches, crazy nights and clubbing with a lot of booze strikes in the head when anyone talks about Goa. Neatly tucked into the Western coast of India, Goa is the state associated most with touristy beaches, a happening nightlife and over 300-year old Portuguese architecture. The ultimate tourist destination of India, Goa promises to be something special for all types of travelers. People reach Goa via all means of transports on minimal ticket prices.

  • Lakshadweep

    Lakshadweep is most beautiful and exotic islands and beaches of India

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    Blue sea and unspoiled beaches, Lakshadweep has few of the most beautiful and exotic islands and beaches of India. The smallest Union Territory of India, 'Lakshadweep' is a group of beautiful islands, located some 400km off India's west coast into the Arabian Sea. However there are only 36 islands having a total area of 32 sq. kilometers.Some islands have been promoted for diving and water sports still others have been developed so that people enjoy the charm of relaxation and natural enjoyment. Agatti aerodrome is the solo airport, so this place is only accessible via airways.

  • Nainital

    Nainital is a perfect honeymoon paradise to visit in January

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    With its misty lakes and mountains, Nainital is a perfect honeymoon paradise nestled in the arms of Kumaon Hills with an air which is refreshing and carries a subtle charm. Nainital is divided into two parts, Tallital and Mallital, with the lake separating them. Tallital is the southern side of the lake, while Mallital consists of the northern upper reaches. The nearest railways station is Kathgaon that is 35 km away from Nainital from where taxi and bus services are available for the public.

  • Celebrating New Year is an enthralling way to welcome it but celebrating it away from the noises of the city with your family, friends or a special one gives a special feeling. New Year parties are a common happening but when partied in a traditional way, it becomes a memorable experience for an individual. People do have a fascination of celebrating the winters and New Year in the laps of nature, so pack up the bags and gear up for spending a great vacation to welcome a fresh year in a different way as January is the month that brings many offers so that people can avail the best chances for spending a quality time.




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