India is one of the most charming, joyful and magnificent countries in all over the world. There are lots of very attractive, marvelous and incredible hill stations in India where people come from across all over the world and enjoy its beauty.
God has blessed our country with so many wonderful places and the hill stations here are the one among them. There are also very magnificent and majestic hill stations where people can visit with their family and friends which will give a mesmerized and beautiful experience to everyone. But one of the most popular places to visit in India is the hill stations.
10 Best Hill Stations in India
People will love the amazing and stunning hill stations of India. Here are the top 10 hill stations to visit in India.
This hill station is counted among the highest hill stations in India, and this place is also famous for trekking. People can do adventurous bike riding in this region. There are so many popular places to visit in this region and they are Pangong lake, Royal Leh Palace, Magnetic hills, Tao Moriri, Hemis National Park, Nubra valley, Khardung La pass, Hemis Monastery and Zanskar valley. People just have to opt for a simple tour package in which the food and accommodation will be included.
Nainital is a very beautiful and marvelous town located in the Kumaon range of Uttarakhand. Nainital comes under the most famous honeymoon destinations in our country India. Nainital is also known by its other name- ‘Lake district of India’. Here people can visit with their family, friends and also they can plan a solo trip. People can do so many adventurous activities here like rock climbing, Kayaking, Parasailing, Horse riding and Canoeing. There are so many popular places to visit in this region and they are Tiffin top, Snow view, Naini peak and Naini lake. People can also shop here in the market for their loved ones.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
The valley of Kullu offers people the most magnificent and amazing views of snowy peaks and of lush forests. People can do many adventurous activities here like rock climbing, Camping, Heli-Skiing and trekking. There are so many popular places to visit in this region and they are Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Manali Wildlife Sanctuary, Shri Bari Yoga Ashram, Arjun Gufa, Vashist hot water springs, museum, temples and so many beautiful Tibetan Monasteries. People can also do bike trips here. The biking route of this place is known to be one of the most adventurous and challenging routes in the whole world. The route of Chandigarh- Manali- Leh is thrilling and difficult. The route is very difficult and challenging till the Pang village. People have to face challenges in every single kilometre. But the picturesque and breathtaking views will help in reducing the difficulties and challenges of the route.
Mussoorie is one of the most popular and most visited hill stations in our country, India. It is also famous for the home of Ruskin Bond.
The distance from Dehradun is about 34 km. This hill station offers people the magnificent views of the Himalayas in the north direction and the Soon valley in the south direction. People can do so many amazing and unique things here such as walk along mall road, cable car ride to gun hill and can see the marvelous views around them.
Suitable time to visit this beautiful hill station- April to June
But if people want to see snowfall then they should plan their trip during the season of winter.
Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
Gulmarg is a marvelous place and is also the home to the highest gondola in the world which has an altitude above 4000 meters above the ground. This place is very crowded during the summer season. There are two main adventurous activities in Gulmarg and they are Snowboarding and Skiing. People can also shop from the markets of this place for their loved ones Jewelries, Pashmina and many other unique things.
Darjeeling, West Bengal
Darjeeling is a wonderful hill station in India and it offers the most marvelous and magnificent views of Kanchenjunga and of some other hills. This wonderful hill station is also famous for the large tea estates. Some of the packages of Darjeeling include the tea plantations also. There are so many popular places to visit in this region and they are Ghoom Monastery, Observatory Hill, Senchal Lake and several other magnificent waterfalls. People can also enjoy the ride in the toy train in Darjeeling which will be a joyful experience. People can also do bike trips here and the route is perfect and has a picturesque view. Here people can also see the plantations of tea and views of the snow-capped mountains.
People should visit this amazing hill station during the monsoons as this season is the best season and the views around us would be very mesmerizing and captivating. People can do so many amazing things here like a family picnic near the Elephant falls, boat ride in the Umiam lake and also climbing over the Shillong peak. People can also do adventurous activities like Water skiing and Kayaking in any of the lakes in the city. People can also do bike trips here and the route The route of this region is perfect and has scenic views between the route and it starts from Shillong to the wetland of Cherrapunji to the mesmerizing Umngot river at Dawki to the cleanest village of Asia- Mawlynnong.
Gangtok is also one of the most beautiful and wonderful hill stations in our country, India. People can go through the ropeway to see the most panoramic and marvelous views of the city. People should explore this hill station by walking and through any vehicle. Because exploring this city by walking would give a charming experience. There are so many popular places to visit in this region and they are Banjhakri Hill, Tsongmo Lake, Tashi View Point and Rumtek Monastery. People can also do bike trips here and the route is perfect and has a picturesque view. Here people can also see the plantations of tea and views of the snow-capped mountains.
Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
Chamba is one of the most beautiful and wonderful hill stations in our country, India. This hill station is famous for its mystical and historical stories of the past. This hill station is known by another name ‘the home of temples’ as there are so many temples in this region. Most of the temples here are dedicated to Lord Narayana. Chamba offers people the most magnificent and amazing views of the mountain ranges around them. There are so many popular places to visit in this region and they are Akhand Chandi Palace, Rang Mahal and the Champavati, Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamuna Devi, Vajreshwari and the Laxmi Narayan temples.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang is also one of the wonderful and marvelous hill stations in our country, India and it is also the home to the India’s largest Tibetan Monastery where about 500 lamas reside. Tawang offers people the fresh and refreshing mountain air and the trekking opportunities. In Tawang, People should definitely visit 400 year old Tawang Gompa and walk around the town and see the immense beauty of this place. Here, people will always get a pleasant and calm climate. This place is also known as the ‘Home of Buddhist Monasteries’. Here everyone can enjoy a wonderful and amazing vacation with their family and friends. There are so many popular places to visit in this region and they are Madhuri Lake, Nuranang Falls, Taktsang Gompa, Jaswant Garh, Sela Pass, Gorichen Peak, Tawang War Memorial, Peng teng Tso Lake and Tawang Monastery. Trekkers also trek to Geshila Peak in this amazing place.
So here are the top 10 hill stations to visit in India. All the above hill stations are amazing and marvelous. People should visit all the above hill stations with their family and friends. People can also visit all the above places for their honeymoon as all the above hill stations are the perfect destination for honeymoon. Meeting local people of the above places, listening to their stories, learning about their cultures and traditions will give a joyful and mesmerizing experience to everyone. All the above hill stations are also very excellent options for spending the vacations with friends and family.
Do not forget to taste the lovely and delicious local food of all the above places. And also do not forget to click pictures and make videos because photos and videos will be the memories of that particular place. After so many years also, if we open our album and remember those memories of that place we will be filled with joyness. Remembering those amazing moments with our friends, the beautiful and wonderful places, the delicious food and the unlimited talks and fun with the friends would give a great and mesmerizing experience. And it is advised that people who want to do trekking in all the above places have to learn about the basic mountaineering skills.