Jab Tak Hai Jan
January meri Jaan;
Domestic Tourism pe quarbaan;
Ghumenge dekhenge hum toh;
Above mentioned lines is the result of the hungry soul, smitten and ridden with wanderlust. And, any resemblance thereafter to any lyric or song is purely based on a huge appetite for Travel 😜
So, HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS we pray that this year fills your life with;
- Snowy Surrounds
- Chills and thrills
- Cultural tours in gulleys and alleys
- Cold desert sand
And, drench you with cold coastal waves…. 🙌
Because it’s January… And, we bring you Quick suggestions on how and where to satiate the January wanderlust in you.
January is a winter season in India and all of India experiences cold weather ranging from freezing cold to pleasant, salubrious weather. So, based on where you are heading remember to pack in enough woolen just in case.
Perhaps, January is considered to be one of the best months to visit many destinations within India. Especially for tourists visiting from Polar Regions and from beyond tropical countries.
So, what is our Destination Type pick for you, especially in January;
- Hill Stations
- Beach Destinations (especially if you’re looking to escape the freezing winters)
- Desert Areas
- Jan Fests
January is also a month with many festivals. Festivals that range from national, traditional, Big Bang crowd enticers to tourist tempters. January Festivities include Republic Day, pan India harvest festivals, Rann Utsav, Kite Festival, and Jaipur Literature Festival.
OUR TOP 7 JANUARY PICKS FOR YOU
1. AULI, UTTARAKHAND
Satiate your snow lust with skiing at Auli, Uttarakhand. Apart from bountiful snow, Auli is also a place that has attractions like;
- Chenab Lake
The unexplored and untouched trekking trail of Uttarakhand
- Kwani Bugyal
Only 12 km away from Auli this is a trekkers paradise with magnificent views of Mt Dunagiri and Mt Nandagiri
You may also visit the divine destinations of Rudraprayag, Joshimath, and more.
2. KUTCH, GUJARAT
KUTCH toh hum kahenge!
A visit to Kutch in January will recharge you physically, emotionally, and psychologically for the entire year. The white desert of Kutch houses many exciting places like;
- Grand White Rann
- Dabaragarh Palace
- Aaina Mahal
- Great Indian Bustard & Wild Ass Sanctuary
- Centre for Desert and Ocean
Heading there in January? Then do visit and participate in Rann Utsav and International Kite Festival.
3. JAIPUR, RAJASTHAN
Visiting Pink City in January then you must visit Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) and catch literati engaging in interesting conversations, and meaningful dialogues on many topics, or just pick up your favorite title and dig right in. And yes, if you are at JLF you are certain to have a star-struck moment as you may bump into someone Big & Famous.
Visiting quaint heritage areas of Jaipur amidst bone-chilling winter is an experience in itself. Visit Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Central Museum, and more…
In Maharashtra's Satara district, in the Western Ghats, is the hill town of Mahabaleshwar. Once the summer residence of the British, is now home to historic temples, boarding schools, trimmed and lush green dense forest, waterfalls, hills, peaks, and valleys.
An hour away, the majestic Pratapgad Fort is frequently visited from here. Mahabaleshwar is a popular weekend getaway for urban souls looking for a quick weekend refresher.
5. ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
Andaman is one of the gorgeous travel destinations to travel to in India in January with family and loved ones thanks to its Turquoise Ocean, smooth sand, and charming beaches.
The best of them all is Havelock Island which is a quaint paradise for those looking for solitude and quiet moments. Apart from being flawless and pristine, this overseas territory of India has a pleasant climate throughout the year that oscillates between 20 to 28 degrees.
Indulge in adventurous activities such as diving, jet skiing, and snorkeling. The vibrant-colored coral reefs are the special enticing factor in this Archipelago.
6. COORG, KARNATAKA
Escape to Coorg's deep forests and verdant hills to take a cleansing holiday. Coorg is also a great place to go on a weekend trip to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and relax amidst gushing waterfalls, historic temples, and unending swathes of vegetation. Visit Chiklihole Waterfall, Kotebetta Peak, Omkareshwara Temple, Abbey Falls, and more.
7. BIKANER, RAJASTHAN
Bikaner is a wholesome package comprising; History + Heritage + Food + Divine Places and more...
Bikaner caters to all types of tourists from history buffs to pilgrims to foodies in Bikaner. For a history lover, Bikaner hosts Junagarh Fort, Gajner Palace, Prachina Museum, Rampuria Haveli, Bhandasar Jain Temple, Lalgarh Palace and Museum, Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, and Sadul Singh Museum.
Tourists with divine orientation can visit the magnificent Bhandasar Jain Temple and mystic Karni Mata Temple which is well-known for having rats everywhere. Here, the rats are revered as being holy. Tourists should plan to visit the Bhandsar Jain Temple while on their Bikaner tour. City also serves yummy snacks ranging from Raj Kachori to much renowned Bikaneri Bhujia. And yeah, if you are visiting Bikaner in January then a visit to Annual Camel Festival must be your Top to Do.
You must be wondering why Domestic and why not International Destinations?
That is because DO YOU KNOW????
Every year “National Tourism Day” in India is celebrated on January 25th. 🇮🇳
Nowwww, just aim for one from above, pick up your phone ping, message or call us and we’ll take you to your favorite Destination!
That’s it for our January Mantra folks!