Top 10 Places to Visit in January in India

by Frontiers Beyond Traveler Agency

With chilly winters, vacation season also begins. Every year, the winter season attracts a majority of tourists to different places in India. Whether you desire to spend your time at some beach, or the Himalayas, this entire guide will let you know about different places and what things you can do there to make your trip a notable one.

Frontiers Beyond can help you in making your vacation a memorable one that will stay in your hearts for lifetime. Let’s get started with this guide! Happy Reading!

Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir is a natural beauty that is covered with the Himalayas, frozen lakes, landscapes and they are enough to make one fall in love. Kashmir looks beautiful in summer too but during winter Kashmir gives breath-taking views. Its beauty can’t be compared with any other tourist place.

Destinations such as Srinagar, Sonmarg, and Gulmarg are the most common places that people visit during January in Kashmir. Valley gets completely covered with snow where one can enjoy a lot in winter.

Things to Do: Shikara Ride, Trek Chadar Lake, Shopping, River Rafting, Gondola Ride, Skiing, and much more.


Goa is visited by a large number of tourists every year. Its pristine beaches, Portuguese heritage, luscious food, etc. attract a large number of people to this place. Many beaches in goa attract honeymoon couples too. It’s the perfect place to be visited in January as festivals such as Goa Lokotsav, India Yoga festival takes place over there. One can visit churches, play casino, relax at beach shacks, and enjoy seafood at shacks in Goa.

Things to Do: Water Sports, Walking on the Seaside, Sportfishing, Houseboat Tour, Bird Watching, Cruising, etc.

Andaman and Nicobar

This place is visited by the majority of honeymoon couples and one can easily get lost in its beauty. In January, the turquoise water, silky sand, and quaint beaches welcome every tourist. For nature lovers, Havelock Island is an ideal place that gives one a heavenly feeling. Enjoy seeing blue water at Elephant beach and indulge in different adventure activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea diving, etc.

Things to Do: Candlelight dinner, Kayaking Sea, Snorkeling, Boat Ride etc.


Kerala is the most beautiful place to visit in the month of January. Long coastlines, sprawling tea gardens, glittering backwaters, beautiful culture, colorful dance make Kerala the perfect place for all tourists. In January, you can enjoy basking in a sun, go for boating, explore the state's vibrant culture, or go for a trek to Munnar. The peaceful green atmosphere of this place will mesmerize one by its nature.

Things to Do: Watch Kathakali, Bird Watching, Shikara Boat Ride, Village Tour, Snake Boar Race, Fishing, etc.


What can be better than visiting Rajasthan; a land of culture this January? January is the perfect month for visiting this place when fairs and festivals openly welcome tourists from all over the world. The pleasant weather, amazing sights, different activities, colorful festivals will surely make one’s vacation a memorable one in January. Visit and explore different shades of Rajasthan!

Things to Do: Visit Forts, Enjoy Street Food, Shopping, Camel Safari, Enjoy Camel Festival, International Kite Festival

Daman and Diu

In January, the ambiance at this place is magnificent and the weather is quite pleasant. During winter, the landscape is quite refreshed and calm. You can also try water sports in a clear blue sky and romantic weather.

Things to Do: Eating Seafood, Adventure Sports, Shopping, Sightseeing, Swimming

Kalimpong is the most loved destination for the majority of people. The presence of iconic churches, little gompas, archetypal monasteries, traditional handicrafts, and bustling bazaars makes this place a perfect one in January. Kalimpong gives a great panoramic view of Himalayan ranges for enjoying your trip in a unique way.

Things to Do: Visit Cactus Nursery, Sightseeing, Savour Local Goodies, Gompas, etc.

Ooty, Tamilnadu

Ooty is a wonderful hill station in southern India and a great place for a honeymoon. One can enjoy doing adventure activities such as rolling hills, hiking, plantations, and trekking here. For adventure activities, the month of January is the best time. Trekking will be quite easier in all natural places since this month is pleasing as well as dry.

Mornings and evenings remain foggy here and it’s the best time for a nature walk, romantic strolling etc. January month in Ooty is also famous for horse riding, visiting telescope houses, and boating.

Things to Do: Visit Emerald Lake, Tea Museum, Enjoy Camping, Trekking at Kotagiri Trek etc,

Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

It’s the best place that one can visit in January month, especially for those who love camel rides, desert areas, etc. Tourists visit this place for seeing the largest salt desert. It’s the most attractive place for families to enjoy picnics and it proves to be an unforgettable trip for all age groups.

Things to Do: Camping in Tents, Horse Ride, Camel Safari, etc.


Varanasi is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage place and if someone takes bathes in the Ganga River here then all their sins will get washed away- an old belief! Visit this divine place in the month of January for seeking holy blessings.

Things to Do: Boating in Ganga River, Visit Sacred Ghats, Ramnagar Fort, Various Temples, etc.

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Wrapping Up

Let’s conclude this blog with the hope that after reading this you will be able to spend your vacation at some beautiful destination. We plan a trip to relax our minds and to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of life. So, what are you waiting for? Just book a ticket to the place you wish to go and create unforgettable memories!


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