Are you a travel freak and looking for a chilling destination to warmth your body from inside-out in these summers? This blog is dedicated to all the adventure lovers who are planning to travel some hill station rather than enjoying the topmost temperatures in the month of May and June. Planning a destination is not an easy thing and you may need to do a lot of research while selecting your destination. However, cutting the long story, here we are providing a list of ten topmost hill stations in India, where you can visit and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones. Whether you are planning for a honeymoon or a family trip, the Indian hill stations are the most wonderful destinations where you will find all sorts of recreational fun and enjoyment that will make your trip memorable always.
So, find out the brief about your favourite hill stations and be sure to select the one among them to enjoy the best times. We have refined and after a lot of research work, presented top ten list of Indian destinations.
Surrounded by hippy villages and beautiful views of Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, Manali is one of top leading hill stations for the travel enthusiasts. The travellers from all across the world visit this wonderful destination for all sorts of adventures like trekking, paragliding, rafting and for the cool mountain air and to enjoy the first taste of snow on a day trip to Rohtang La. Manali offers a unifies both the tranquillity and adventures with its beautiful backdrops of Himalaya, makes this destination the favourite of all the tourists who visit here. The beautiful place is encircled with cool pine forest and the raging Beas River, which reflects an special liveliness. Thus, the assurance is that you will be going to love the Manali experience.
Green hills and snow capped mountains surrounds this beautiful former summer capital of British in India and now the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is a city which holds a splendour and blessed with all the natural bounties which makes it a perfect scenic location. The magnificent white peaks accompanies by structures constructed during the colonial era creates an aura which makes them different from other hills. Thus, this exotic hill station holds the top position among all the beautiful hill stations.
3. Leh, Ladakh-
An erstwhile capital of Ladakh, Leh is the location where many travellers dream to visit and enjoy the ecstasy of nature and adventure. Thousands of tourists step at Leh/Ladakh to get an unusual experience of travel. Leh is one of the coldest deserts in the world and is located at a distance of 434 kms from Srinagar and 474 kms from Manali (Himachal Pradesh). This destination is the favourite destination of many adventure lovers.
Definitely a hub of all the recreational sports, Leh/Ladakh offers its tourists with the games like Polo, trekking, mountaineering, cycling, river rafting, cycling, archery, camal safaris, jeep safaris and much more.
Shillong a.k.a ‘Scotland of North-East’, this beautiful city is the capital city of Meghalaya, which is known for the most clean, breezy, pollution free and calm hill station among all the other hill stations. This beautiful hill stations is surrounded by magnificent lakes, incredible waterfalls, pine tree forests and green mountains and the best known for India’s golf course. Shillong offers an extensive range of recreational activities like river canyoning, trekking and caving, golfing, water sports, scuba diving, zip line and much more.
Known as the paradise for use up holidays, Sikkim is the second smallest and very low populous city of India. though this is one of the smallest cities of India, the city compete greatly when it comes to the tourism spots. The city is surrounded by the most beautiful and unexplored hill stations in India as it offers perfect blend of pleasant climate, romantic places, adventurous sports, cold mountains, luxurious resorts, striking nature scenery and peaceful environment to relax the body and soul from inside-out.
Darjeeling is crawling over a steep mountain ridge, surrounded by emerald lush tea plantations and jagged Himalayan ranges floating over the clouds. This beautiful location is the best West Bengal’s attraction. The city sprawls over a west facing slope with wide confusing web of interconnecting roads. Most tourists visit Darjeeling after the monsoon months (i.e. October and November) and during spring (i.e. from mid-March to the end of May) when skies are dry, temperatures are pleasant and panoramas are clear.
Munnar is located in the Western Ghats of Kerala, has become a world famous destination for lush green mountains and beautiful tea plantation sprawling over it. It is named after the three rivers that flow through it. This is an ideal destination with beautiful tourist spots like Blossom Park, Attukad Waterfalls, Echo Point, Tata Tea Museum and much more. The beautiful landscapes can be enjoyed with a boat rides of Mattupetty which is known for its masonry dam and stunning lake.
Well-known and best hill stations, located in the Sahyadri Hills in Satara district of Maharashtra, this is one of the most visited destinations all over India. Named after the name of Lord Shiva, according to the people there reveals some mythological importance of the hill station. The tourists spots in Mahabhaleshwar includes Wilson Point, Arthur’s Seat, Sunset Point, Table Land, Lingamala falls, Parsi Point and many more. Famous for the production of strawberries and honey, it has even few everygreen forests around the world.
Situated in the Nilgiri hills of Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu, Ooty is one of the most visited soothing place and also known as ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. This wonderful destination is surrounded by lofty mountains, dense forests, stunning lakes, tea gardens and eucalyptus trees makes this place to be counted on the top when it comes to hill stations. A perfect destination to beat the summer and spend some quality time in nature.
10. Mount Abu-
This beautiful destination is surrounded by majestic ambiance and the diverse flora, attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. Mount Abu is the only hill station that is located at a height of 1220 metres above sea level. The ancient temples and royal architecture reflects the rich tradition and cultures of Rajasthan. The buildings have paintings and carving that are glorious in every sense of the imagination and tourists enjoy some quality time.
Thus, the above is the top ten hill station destinations with a brief highlights about the famous tourist spots. So, don’t wait but select your favourite destination among the above listed hill stations and get ready to explore the cold mountains and adventures, to revive your body and soul.