Winter Wonderland! Tour 6 Coldest Places of the World


Winter is coming and in honour of its arrival, we thought of doing a countdown of the coldest places on our planet. With freezing temperatures even in summer months, these remote destinations deserve a visit, not only to experience its extreme climates but also to witness the untouched beauty of their sceneries.

Winter is coming and in honour of its arrival, we thought of doing a countdown of the coldest places on our planet. With freezing temperatures even in summer months, these remote destinations deserve a visit, not only to experience its extreme climates but also to witness the untouched beauty of their sceneries.

Yakutsk, Siberia, Russia


A Russian port city, Yakutsk is one of the coldest places on Earth with a temperature as low as -34 °C in the winter months. It is also home to world's only Mammoth Museum, which stores and exhibits millennia-old fossils of woolly mammoths. When in Yakutsk, you must buy specialty shoes called Yakut shoes, as they are the only footwear which can endure the harsh temperatures of the place. Other places of interest in the city are The Yakut State Museum of History and Culture of the Northern Peoples and Yakut National circus.

Hell, Norway


Hell, a quaint village in the Lånke area of Norway, see the temperature drop as low as -25°C. The village is popular among tourists all over the world because of its name. Interestingly, Norwegians believe that 'Hell' actually means luck. There's a joke that goes around a postcard picture of the village all snowed with the tagline 'Hell Frozen Over'. Book cheap flight tickets to Oslo and take a road trip to Hell at https://www.ixigo.com/flights and you will get the best deals in the season.

Snag, Yukon, Canada


Canada is famous for being one of the coldest countries of the world and Snag, a small village in Yukon, helps keep that reputation intact. Witness the untamed wilderness of Ivvavik National Park and enjoy dog and sled kennel tours to get a unique feel for the northern lifestyle. Take a dip in the rejuvenating mineral waters of Takhini Hot Springs. You can also book a leisurely cruise down the Yukon River to bask in the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding scenery.

Denali National Park, Alaska


Most famous for the sighting of Northern Lights, Denali National Park in Alaska just happens to be one of the coldest regions of the world. Explore the Savage river, which is also a great site for rafting. You can also take a hike, go for a walk, set up camps in the forest and go flightseeing.

Eismitte, Greenland


Eismitte in Greenland is a unique destination; the sun does not set between mid-May and July end and does not rise between November end to mid-January every year. The name 'Eismitte' translates to Ice-center in German and it comes as no surprise, as it is one of the few places that experience permafrost.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia is considered to be the coldest national capital of the world as it is consistently icy all through the year. Places to visit in the city are the National History Museum, Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs, Genghis Khan's Square and Zaisan Hill among others. Do not forget to visit the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park for some wildlife sighting, camping and hot-spring hopping.

So, do you dare to take an expedition in the cold climates of these places?


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