Popular Hill Stations in India
India, as we all know is blessed with very beautiful & scenic Hill Stations. Let us have a look at the top 10 hill stations in India and what makes them so unique and popular.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Popular Hill Stations in India
India is thronged by millions of tourists every year. While some
head for warmer locales, some look for cooler destinations.
Here we look at the most popular hill station in India.
Located in Uttarakhand, Mussoorie is one of the most popular hill-station
in the state. Also known as the “Queen of Hills”, this beautiful hill station
has a special place in every traveler’s heart. This hill station is also home
some of the top most boarding schools of India. In fact this picturesque
hill station has also been discussed in some of creation of the famous
writer- Ruskin Bond.
This is another very popular hill station located in Uttarakhand. Nainital is
also referred to ‘Lake District’ of India as it is surrounded by several lakes,
including the famous Naini Lake. This hill station is said to be the perfect
getaway for families as it has breathtaking beauty. Even adventure lovers
throng this place as it is home to the famous Nainital Mountaineering
Shimla was once said to be the summer capital of the colonial rule in
India. This picturesque hill station is now the capital of the state of
Himachal Pradesh. This hill station has some stunning beauty and that is
the reason it is very popular among the people. Shimla is also said to be
blessed ethnic culture and eternal beauty.
Another popular hill station in the state of Himachal is Manali. This
refreshing destination is well known for its beauty and plentiful adventure
activities. From Skiing to paragliding, one can experience every kind of
adventure out here. Interestingly Manali is also the starting point of the
most attractive and absorbing highways in India – The Leh-Manali
Not very renowned, Chamba still manages to be one of the most popular
hill stations in India. Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh this hill
station is a picture-perfect destination. This locale has several temples and
that is reason it is most frequented by travelers. Chamba also offers some
of the most captivating views of the mountain ranges that surround the
Located in Kashmir, Gulmarg or “Meadow of Flowers” is nothing less than
a fantasy place. It is right said that this place actually is Heaven on earth.
The beautiful valleys are studded with blueberries, daisies and many
other type flowers that are sure to lighten up the mood for every visitor.
Gulmarg is also a very popular skiing destination in India.
Darjeeling is a very popular hill station located in West Bengal. It is also
called as the dreamland of the East. This hill station has abundant natural
beauty that keeps the tourists captivated. Darjeeling also has some of the
most exotic waterfalls and tea gardens. When we talk of tea, we all know
that Darjeeling tea is one of the most popular ones in the world.
Khandala is one of the most popular hill stations of the Western part of
India. This beautiful hill station is located in the state of Maharashtra. As it
is very well connected with cities like Pune and Mumbai, it has become a
popular weekend getaway for them. There are several caves & waterfalls
that add to the beauty of this hill station.
Located in Southern India, Munnar has quickly come up as a popular hill
station in India. This is located in the state of Kerala. It is well known for its
well-preserved natural beauty of the virgin forests. The environment and
climate of this place makes it favorable for every tourist. Munnar is also
renowned for its coffee & tea gardens
Ooty or Ootacamund is located in the state of Tamil Nadu in Southern
India. This hill station is also the district capital of the Nilgiris district. A
very famous hill station down South, Ooty has its own unique charm. This
hill station is famous for picturesque picnic spots & the stretched tea
gardens. Another attraction down here is the famous Nilgiri Toy Train ride.
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