January as usually welcomes a new year filled with surprises, hope, joy and various things. Taking a trip in the beginning of the year would unleash an experience to see the rays of hope in different aspects of life. Get to know the 12 most beautiful places to visit in January in India.


With a Tibetan flavor, this sparsely populated region of Jammu and Kashmir (top) offers an incredible, otherworldly landscape - sometimes akin to moonscape - in the Himalayas, with dazzling lakes and towering peaks. Its romance and uniqueness makes it considered one of the best honeymoon destinations in India.




On the west coast south of Mumbai, this city is fantastic for relaxing moments at its beaches, amazing nightlife, enjoyable beach resorts, incredible cuisine, and much more. Goa  is one of the most romantic places to visit in January in India.




Located in northern Rajasthan's Thar desert (into which you can take exciting safaris), this princely city is also known for its Junagarh Fort and Lalgarh Palace, built under the emperor Akbar the Great, as well as its havelis (majestic townhouses).





Another Rajasthan gem, it's known as the Golden City because of the yellowish sandstone of its forts, havelis, and palaces. A beautiful destination to feel a different experience in camel ride, desert camp and to see Jain temples.




Famously billed as "God’s Own Country," its major attractions include backwater boat cruises in Alappuzha;  the Treehouse Resort at Athirappilly Falls; Kovalam Beach; the beauty of Wayanad; and the scenic hills and serene streams of Munnar.  Book Cheap Kerala Honeymoon Packages




Capital of northeastern Meghalaya, one of India's smallest states, this  breathtaking hill station (established by the British as a respite from the heat) boasts pine trees, waterfalls, valleys, lakes, and other charming allures - a beautiful place for a getaway, romantic or otherwise.



Another onetime hill station, located in Tamil Nadu state down south, Ooty welcomes increasing number of tourists each year, also drawn by its weather, forest, estate, lakes, streams, garden,and festivals in seasons.




Are you fond of trekking, skiing,and adventure? Then Auli up in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand state, with its snowy hills and mountains is a perfect destination.


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In this fishing town on an island at the southern tip of Guajarat state in India's far west, visitors enjoy a bucolic getaway as well as a distinct local culture, traditions, architecture, and food (especially seafood) thanks to the onetime Portuguese colonial influence.



Another wonderful spot to get relaxed and detox your soul this town on the Bay of Bengal in Odisha state in eastern India features a golden beach, the spectacular 12th-century Jagannatha Temple, and biodiverse Chilika Lake, home to an amazing number of bird species.



With its river valley and mountains cloaked in snow, this small, charming city  on a ridge up in West Bengal is reknowned as a honeymoon destination.



A vast delta of mangrove forests and swamps on the West Bengal coast, it's famous for its birding but especially for its Bengal tiger reserve - don't miss the Dobanki Watch Tower for spotting these majestic creatures.

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