Most popular winter destination of India are Gulmarg, Leh,Shimla, Mussoorie, Manali,Nainital and Darjling. These place receives heavy snowfall during the winter season and offers many winter sports such as skiing,fishing,ice skating and sledding. Apart from the above famous places, there are other beautiful cities in India who experience snowfall during the winter season.
Sonamarg is a beautiful hill station lies in the great Himalayan glaciers of Kashmir Valley. Its a popular tourist destination at an altitude of 2800 metres situated at the bank of Nallah Sindh and nestled in the great Himalayan peaks.
Dalhousie is a famous hill city, located at western side of the Dhauladhar mountain range and surrounded with snow-capped peaks. Dalhousie is the entry point to beautiful Chamba District and have many favorite spot for tourists like Karelanu,Alla,Dainkund Peak and Bakrota Hills.
Almora is famous town Uttarakhand, situated at edge of Kumaon Hills of the Himalaya range and surrounded by dense forests of fir and pine trees. Its has pleasant and cool climate and receives plenty of snowfall during the season.
Katao is situated at an elevation of 15000ft in the Katao Valley of North Sikkim near to famous Lachung. katao is a very beautiful place and offers breathtaking panoramic view of snow covered mountain peaks of the Great Himalayas ranges.
Tawang is the beautiful hill station of Arunachal Pradesh, situated at high elevation in the mountainous region. Tawang receives heavy snowfall during the winter season and offers adventure sports and recreation activities. It is famous for its Tawang Monastery, festival,pristine beauty and Frozen Lake of Tawang
Lava is entry point of unexplored terrain called Neora Valley National Park in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. Lepchajagat and Lava are the only place who receives snowfall during the winter season along with other parts of Darjeeling. Punjab,Haryana and Assam states have also receives snowfall some time during the winter season.
This is not a picture of Lave. It is Batasia loop in Himalayan Queen Railway, which starts from Siliguri and completes at Darjeeling via Ghum (one of the highest railway stations in the world). It is a narrow gauge line. Speed of this train is very slow – that you can jump off it at one side of Batasia loop and jump back on at the other side!
Also, the pic depicting Almora is also not from Almora its Om Parvat in Pithoragarh district, Uttrakhand. Refer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Om_Parvat