These 5 Places In India Snow In Summer

by Sanjana Shenoy
These 5 Places In India Snow In Summer

Visting winter destinations during the winter season is fun. But the joy of heading to the mountains, and experiencing snowfall during the summer season is unparalleled. And India has plenty of gorgeous destinations where you can go skiing, and feel fresh snowfall on your cheeks while the rest of India is wiping their sweat amid the scorching summer heat. So, here are 5 places in India that snow in summer.

1. Pahalgam

Nestled 7200 feet above sea level in Jammu and Kashmir, Pahalgam is a dreamy hilly station, that promises fairytale vibes. Even during summers, Pahalgam is bathed in snow, the tall pine forests stand tall and the Himalayan mountains look majestic as ever. The Valley of Shepherds is one of the best places to visit in summer for a winter getaway. Why not enjoy the best of both worlds?

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2. Sissu

Snowing in summer is magical and surprising indeed. And ‘Sissu’ surprised the people and tourists in the Himachal by snowing all of a sudden at the end of May. What a surreal experience it is for the people who are travelling and exploring this small scenic town in Himachal right now and experiencing snowing in summer.


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3. Drass

Forget travelling to Serbia to experience ice cold weather and snowfall, when you can just head to Drass in Kashmir. Drass is the world’s second coldest inhabited world after Serbia. So, you can imagine snowfall even in May here. A small town in Kargil, Drass is home to the beautiful Ningoor Masjid, scenic Tiger Hill and the Drass War Memorial. Don’t forget to take a dip in the hot springs of Puga Valley.

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4. Gulmarg

Gulmarg is rightly called the Switzerland of India. Just like Switzerland, Gulmarg also boasts pleasant even chilly weather during the summer season. From forested hills, snowcapped peaks, pristine lakes to divine places of worship, there’s something for every traveller here. Adventure enthusiasts can go trekking, skiing and even enjoy a birds-eye view of the hill station on a gondola ride.

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5. Zero Point, Lachung

One of the best places to experience winter during summers is to just visit Lachung, the last outpost of civilisaton.  This means you can experience snowfall throughout the year here. You can witness spellbinding scenic beauty at the top-most point of North Sikkim. There are rough terrains, Himalayan mountains, pine trees and so much more that make it a picture-perfect destination.

places in india snowing in summer

Winters fans, these are some of the best places in India to witness snowfall in summers. Unlike your other friends, you can pack your layers, sweaters and scarves to experience winter in the peak of summer.