Best places in the world to embrace snow
If you are looking for a winter getaway to revamp your skiing and snow boarding skills, or just wish to enjoy some spellbinding views of snowfall while sipping piping hot tea, know that the world has no dearth of such snow-covered destinations. So, make your winters, perhaps this Christmas extra special, by visiting one (or more) of these five snow-covered destinations.
This European country is famous for its fairytale-like villages and spectacular landscapes. Further, during winters, it gets entirely covered in a snowy blanket, which adds on to its charm. Some of the most beautiful winter destinations to visit in Switzerland are Lucerne, Davos, St. Moritz, Zermatt, and the amazing Jungfrau region. Also, don't miss out on the unforgettable train journey along Oberalp Pass.
Prague, Czech Republic
The beautiful landscapes and architecture of the dreamy city of Prague in Czech Republic surely make it one of the most romantic destinations in Europe, more so during the winters. When in Prague, make sure to witness the best medieval architecture in Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Charles Bridge, and Old Town. The lovely streets of New town also deserve to be seen.
Well, they lovingly call it 'Heaven on Earth', not for nothing. In fact, the world-famed beauty of India's northernmost region gets all the more enhanced during the cold season, when it is covered in endless snow. Sonmarg, Srinagar, Pahalgam, and Gulmarg are all treat to the eyes, hence must be visited. What's more? Experience taking a Shikara ride, and relish the delicious Kashmiri cuisine.
Queenstown, New Zealand and Harbin, China
Queenstown, New Zealand: From skiing and snowboarding to mountaineering and snowshoeing, there's a whole lot of fun activities you can catch on during the winter in New Zealand's Queenstown. Harbin, China: China's Harbin region is known for its freezing weather and pretty long winters. Another reason to visit this place is the Yabuli Ski Resort, China's biggest and best ski resort.