Catch The First Snowfall Of The Season At These 7 Stays In Northern India

Want to experience the beauty of snowfall? Here are seven hotels and homestays in North India where you can experience it firsthand.

by Tashika Tyagi
Catch The First Snowfall Of The Season At These 7 Stays In Northern India

Sombre skies, chilly winds, and snow dropping like clear crystals – that’s what first snowfall feels like! The beauty of white, snow-capped mountains and long trees dusted with ice is simply unmatchable. To make sure you witness this sight with your own eyes, we have listed seven beautiful properties in Northern India to experience the first snowfall of the season. Now, these aren’t just destinations but actual properties that you can book your stay in to have this lovely experience.

1. The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg

The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg
Image Courtesy: Website/The Khyber


What better place to witness the season’s first snowfall in North India than the paradise on earth? The uber-luxurious Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa in Gulmarg is one of the best spots in the area to do just that. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and trees, this resort gives winter wonderland vibes with its beauty. This boutique ski resort has a temperature-controlled pool, and even adventure sports facilities to make your trip even more fun.

Where: Hotel Khyber Road, Forest Block, Jammu and Kashmir
Cost: ₹53,602 onwards
Book: Here

2. Monarch Manor, Manali

Monarch Manor, Manali
Image Courtesy: Website/Saffron Stays


Imagine staying in a massive glass window and roof while it snows outside! Well, you can experience it at Monarch Manor in Manali. This restored luxurious villa is an architectural marvel that offers six comfortable rooms. To experience the beauty of the first snowfall in North India, right from your room, you can book their Glass Suite. There is a cosy jacuzzi in the room and the overall wooden interiors just add to the mountain home vibe of this place.

Where: Village Shuru Road, P.O, Prini, Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Cost: ₹4,844 onwards
Book: Here

3. Kings Cottage, Dhanaulti

Kings Cottage, Dhanaulti
Image Courtesy: Website/Sundays Forever


Nestled on the Mussoorie – Dhanaulti Road, Kings Cottage is a beautiful stay option to witness the first snowfall this season. The cottage has two cosy bedrooms that offer uninterrupted views of the mountains. The best part of this property is the massive courtyard that resembles a winter wonderland when it snows. So, you can simply head out and watch the snowfall at this stunning property in North India.

Where: Suwakholi Mussoorie – Dhanaulti Road, Uttarakhand
Cost: ₹24,000 onwards
Book: Here

4. Wildflower Hall, Shimla

Wildflower Hall, Shimla
Image Courtesy: Instagram/Wildflower Hall


The ultimate family destination spot of North India, Shimla is one of the best places to witness snowfall. And to add a luxurious feather on top, you can book a stay at Oberoi’s Wildflower Hall. Located 2,515 metres on top of a hill, this serene property is a dreamland in winter.

Where: Charabra, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Cost: ₹35,000 onwards
Book: Here

Also Read: 8 Things To Do In Solan, Himachal Pradesh

5. Casa Himalaya, Auli

Casa Himalaya Auli
Image Courtesy: Website/Casa Himalaya

Auli is the ultimate destination in Uttarakhand if you wish to experience snowfall. To make sure you can experience this beautiful phenomenon right from your hotel, you can check out Casa Himalaya. This beautiful resort is located 9,000 feet above sea level and gives a whole new meaning to winter with its beautifully landscaped surroundings.

Where: ITBP Road, Auli Laga Joshimath, Auli Laga Salude, Uttarakhand
Cost: ₹15,340
Book: Here

6. Echor Backwoods Villa, Narkanda

Echor Backwoods Villa Narkanda
Image Courtesy: Website/Echor


Himachal Pradesh is a winter paradise and you can experience the snowy beauty of this place at Narkanda. Echor Backwoods Villa is one of the most serene places to stay when it snows outside. Ideal for family and friends getaways, the rooms here are spacious and offer exquisite views of the snow-capped mountains.

Where: Ghareawat, Vanvaas Rd, Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh
Cost: ₹12,600
Book: Here

7. The Hakushu Project, Sainj

The Hakushu Project
Image Courtesy: Website/Airbnb


Sainj is an awe-inspiring little hamlet in Himachal Pradesh that experiences heavy snowfall in winter. You can book your stay at The Hakushu Project to have a luxurious yet closer-to-nature stay experience. Set amidst an apple orchard, this A-shaped cabin has a hot water jacuzzi, a beautiful fireplace, and an all-glass front. In short, a perfect place to sit inside and watch the serenity of the first snowfall in North India!

Where: Sainj, Himachal Pradesh
Cost: ₹14,250
Book: Here

Cover Image Courtesy: The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa & Pexels

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