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10 Places To Visit in December in India

One should visit India in October. While the southern half of India still experiences warm weather, the northern areas of India are already suffering frigid winters. Traveling to India in December is particularly fantastic as many locations fit for travel and are well-known for their cultural events, adventure sports, and backwaters. These are ten of the finest December travel destinations in India: These ten December travel destinations in India are among the top ones:

1. Goa
Goa is popular for beaches, leisure food, and wines and is famous for its parties and nightlife in December. Winter is fine and comparatively cold while the environment is formal and dry. Goi does have famous beach parties and concerts during New Year celebrations. Anjuna, Calangute, and Baga have loud and groovy parties while Palolem and Agonda present calm and serene nightlife. Try out the local brew feni, visit Portugal’s oldest churches, or engage in water activities. You don’t have to look far to see that there are tons of activities to engage in during this December in Goa!

2. Bodh Gaya, Bihar
Bodh Gaya is also an important Buddhist shrine as Gautama Buddha attained the supreme state of nirvana here. In December, the religious figurehead of the Tibetans, the Dalai Lama, delivers religious sermons at this place. It is particularly during this time that thousands of Buddhist monks and faithful flock to Bodh Gaya. Participate in the religious rituals or you can even pay a visit to the royal-looking Mahabodhi Temple If you desire to work with the social bodies then here is the place for you.

3. Rajasthan
Jaisalmer Desert Festival is celebrated in December which is located in Rajasthan. Bash is conducted for 3 nights usually within dunes at night. Be prepared for cultural parades, camel racing, tying of turbans, moustache competitions, and course, enchanting ‘Arabian Nights’ songs and dances. You can even enjoy camping under the stars as well as visiting such sites as Jaisalmer Fort, an impressive piece of architecture carved out of sandstone.

4. Shillong, Meghalaya
For an offbeat December holiday destination with Tulips, snow, music, friendly people, and natural beauty, Shillong is a perfect destination. The beautiful lakes, lush green forests, museums, historical places, and a variety of cafes make it even more exciting. Go for boating in Umiam Lake, go for a hike and enjoy the view of Elephant Falls, explore the Living Root Bridges, shop at the Police Bazaar, or just get a taste of the hill station life.

5. Varanasi
Varanasi is particularly well-prepared for this time of the year to celebrate what is called Dev Deepawali. During Kartik Purnima, the ever-sacred River Ganga looks like being decorated with a million lamps in the course of a great show. Forget about the world while they take a boat ride through the ghats, full of the passion of spiritualism. Also, go to the religious landmark of Kashi Vishwanath Temple buy silk sarees, and relish authentic street food.

6. Andaman Islands
Whether it be adrenaline-pumping adventure sports or a serene holiday in Andaman, December is the time to enjoy it. You have an opportunity to go snorkeling, Scuba diving, sea-walking, parasailing, and watch some of the sea creatures in the clear waters. Sunbathe on a deserted beach, paddle along wooden structures in swampy waters, or hike in a tropical forest. Visit the Cellular Jail at night and enjoy local markets there particularly fish and seafood in Andaman.

7. The annual Chennai Music and Dance Festival is an arts event that is widely celebrated across Tamil Nadu.
The Aradhanais Carnatic Music Festival begun in mid-December and lasts for six weeks in Chennai is legendary. Some of the greatest entertainers perform at various gigs with musicians, vocalists, and dancers giving their best. Underneath the bewitching melodies, the vocals, and the beats that elevate you to the highest reaches of art, you will begin to understand why this festival is a splendid feast for aesthetes and connoisseurs.

8. Agra
When it is cool, especially during the December time of the year, nothing could be better than to pay a visit to the Taj Mahal. In the morning, see the post-sunrise silhouette of the towering monument rising majestically to touch the heavens above. Also, the winter of December makes it easier to appreciate the architecture of Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Mehtab Bagh, and other similar sites. This performance also exhibits the lively environment of local markets during festive holidays and good food as well!

9. Lakshadweep Islands
Lakshadweep has 36 coral islands and thus is an ideal option for beach lovers who would love to spend their December holidays. Relax in solitude at shores that are embraced by blue-green seas. Enjoy glass-bottom boat rides to see upright corals on the sea bottom. The most popular activities in Lakshadweep are water sports, seafood delicacies or simply swimming amidst the calmness of the water.

10. Kerala Backwaters
Are you planning to travel this December? Then, here is your perfect opportunity to go on a houseboat in Kerala’s backwaters. Find fascinating emerald backwaters, fisherman’s nets, toddy taps, and coir-making colonies, and rice boats in a houseboat. As you watch prepare toddy, get a glimpse of the famous Kathakali dance drama, and feast on traditional food. Or just watch the sunny side rise and set over the glistening backwaters of Kerala for the most inspiring experience of life.

There are many places to visit in December in India and festive, events, natural bounties, and cultural endowments make the destinations appealing. The climate particularly during winter in North and Central India also brings easier and more enjoyable sightseeing. Well then where would your next December holiday be in fabulous India?