Snow in Late October / Early November in India ?

#1 Aug 25th, 2010, 17:53
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Hi guys
I m very new to the forum. A Sri Lankan who is working in Mumbai. I have already travelled to Delhi, Uttaranchal and South ( Pondi, Chennai and Bangalore ). This time i desparately need to see snow and am planning a trip during Deevali for 10 days. Already booked train tickets to Delhi but I am confused whether to go to Himachal Pradesh or Kashmir ( especially with the current situvation ). Is there a place that I will be able to see snow in these ? Please please help

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Snow or snowfall? You can see snow at many places in Kashmir and higher reaches of Himachal and Uttarakhand. However, if you wish to see snowfall then it is highly unlikely in Oct end at usual tourist places.
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Well I wont mind snow or snow fall given that I have not seen any......Will you be able to specifically tell me some locations please ? Thanks a lot for your reply
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Kashmir (Gulmarg) is where you WILL see snow. You can use a Gondola/cable car to get up pretty high.

There are several other places in Himalayas where you can trek to the snowline in 2-3 days.
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Thanks a lot guys....My first choice is also Kashmir....But thought it would be better to have a fall back plan as well, due to the situvation of the valley
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Isuru, go to Manali. It's very easy to reach Manali by road. And from there, you can climb in any direction for 5 hours. You'll definitely find snow. One option is to trek from Dhundi above Solang Nala to Beas Kund. Another is to go to Marhi just below Rohtang Pass and following the stream to the top of the mountain. If you are a. adventurous, b. going there with at least three other persons who are physically fit, c. can manage to hire a local guide, d. going there before November and Rohtang Pass is still open, then you could go beyond Rohtang into the Chandrabhaga Valley and choose a tributary stream and follow it to its source. For example, you can reach the beautiful Hamta glacier (just below the famous peaks Indrasan and Deo Tibba) in less than 6 hours from Chhatru by following the left/south bank tributary of the Chandra River. And the trek is not difficult. If the road to Kunzum Pass is open, you can go 10-40 km beyond Chhatru and do at least 10 exciting treks from there. As a Himalayan snow-hunter you must remember that every stream comes from a glacier and every glacier is fed by snowfields.
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hey thanks man...sorry did nt see ur reply for quite sometime...I m still deciding the places : )

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