A hill station is an inhabitance settled at higher altitude than the plains, adjacent to it. It may be a village or town in the lap of nature. People do visit these locations, usually in the summer, to escape from the scorching heat and to experience a cool, calm environment, far from the madding crowd of the world. Following hilly locations in India are worth visiting, for tremendous enjoyment and beautiful scenic pleasantries of Nature.
Best 20 Magnificent Indian Hill Stations
1. Almora (Uttarakhand):
An attractive hill station and a town located on the Kumaon hills of the state of Uttarakhand. Must visit place for its scenic beauty, greenery, pleasant climate emanating from the great Himalayas.
2. Bir Billing (Himachal Pradesh):
Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh- a tourist resort, located in the surrounding of tea-gardens is an adventurous place for so many sports activities, particularly paragliding.
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3. Chamba (Himachal Pradesh):
It is a beautiful hill station also known as Valley of Milk, situated on the banks of Ravi River. The setting sun scenes with the flowing waters makes a lasting impression of the tired minds of the visitors.
4. Dalhousie (Himachal Pradesh):
Named after Lord Dalhousie, the British governor, it is one of the most beautiful hill stations of Himachal Pradesh, popular for its soothing climate and natural beauty.
5. Gangtok (Sikkim):
A hill station vibrant with awesome beauty and internal peace. A must place to visit for experience.
6. Kudremukh (Karnataka):
Another chilly hill station for its scenic splendor located in the Chikmagalur district in Karnataka.
7. Landsdowne (Uttarakhand):
Located in the PauriGarhwal district of Uttarakhand Stated, the hill station is best known for its lively scenes’ and wonderful settings.
8. Mahabaleshwar (Maharastra):
An awesome hill station known for its abundant singing rivers and wonderful peaks. Also famous for strawberries.
9. Nainital (Uttarakhand):
Known for its heart touching the scenic beauty and soul-stirring lakes, the hill station is beautifully situated in the lap of Kumaon hills.
10. Patnitop( Jammu and Kashmir):
A heaven on earth. Nature at its gigantic heights with mountains loaded with snow, greenery of pine trees, it is a must visit place to see the nature at its best setting.
11. Panchgani( Maharashtra):
A famous hill station, known for its panoramic, sun rising and sun setting scenes coupled with natural scenic beauty.
12. Shillong (Meghalaya):
Best known for its elephant falls which possess aptitude for exploring the nature.
13. Spiti (Himachal Pradesh):
It is an exotic hill station with clean natural settings and a destination for aspiring trekkers and hikers.
14. Saputara (Gujrat):
Another tourist spot, famous for its picturesque scenic beauty and a finest location for those who want to enjoy boating in a natural setting.
15. Yelagiri( Tamil Nadu) :
Known for its natural park, it is tiny hill station, quite different from other hill stations.
16. Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir):
Romantic hill station situated on the banks of river Jhelum has its natural beauty at its best.
17. Ooty (Tamil Nadu):
It is one of the best hill stations of India and a much-attracted tourist destination.
18. Mount Abu (Rajasthan):
Located in Aravali range of Sirohi district Rajasthan, is famous for its cooling climate and is the summer capital of Rajasthan.
19. Rishikesh (Uttarakhand):
Located in the foothills of the Himalayas the hill station is famous for yoga ashrams, historical temples, and river rafting.
20. Mussoorie (Uttarakhand):
A renowned hill station famous for numerous religious places. A heaven for spiritual and religious peace.
The above hill stations ate only the trips of the iceberg. Spare some time from your busy schedule, go and enjoy them. Happy Travelling!!