Best Hill Stations in India to Soothe Your Mountain Lust
best Indian hill stations

Best Hill Stations in India to Soothe Your Mountain Lust

Apr 24, 2017 9:59:25 AM

Crazy for the mountains? Visit the hills stations satiate your yearning.

Feel an urge for hills? Do the scenic snow-clad peaks soothe your senses oppressed by the maddening city crowd? Do the lush green valleys make you feel young and green from within? Must say, you are a crazy fan of the mountains. Visit the top hills stations in India to discover the spellbinding natural beauty of the country and soothe your mountain lust. To ensure a hassle-free vacation, get connect with a top-notch travel agency and choose one of the popular hill station tour packages in India.

Following the best Indian hill stations that a mountain lover cannot afford to miss:

Enthralling Shimla 

Located deep in the Himalayan foothills at an altitude of 2159 meters, Shimla is the heaven for the hill lovers. One of the most travelled hill stations In India, Shimla enchants the tourists with its breath-taking beauty of the Shivalik hills adorned with oak, pine, rhododendron and deodar forests. Whether you are planning a fun-filled summer vacation with family or a cosy honeymoon trip, Shimla would be the best destination to beat the summer heat and enjoy to the fullest. Looking for some adventure? Trying out ice skating should be a must then. Play with snow balls and extract immense joy. The Ridge, Chail, Himalayan Bird Park, Jakhoo Hill. Fagu, Glen, Kufri are the top tourist attracts. Kamna Devi Temple is a must visit place for the religious-minded holidaymakers.

Pristine Nainital:

Visit Nainital to witness the splendours of hills and lakes in your impending vacation. Located amidst hills surrounded by lakes, this hill station is adored by millions. Don’t miss out the pre-historic temples as they provide mesmerizing view of the mountains in the backdrop. Best places to visit in Nainital include Tiffin Top, China Peak and Naini Lake. Though less touristy, visiting Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal, two nearby hill towns would be worthy for their spectacular lake and abundant flora.

Charming Ooty:

Being a mountain lover, if you don’t visit Ooty, you will definitely miss a lot. This bustling hill town attracts tourists from different parts of India and abroad throughout the year. The well-maintained parks, temples, gardens and waterfalls and scenic surroundings dotted with pine trees add to the charm of the ‘Queen of the Nilgiris’. Ride on the toy train meandering through the high altitudes, natural dark tunnels and awesome greenery created by the tea plantation over the mountains to have a charismatic experience. Don’t miss out Dolphin’s Nose, Kalhatti Falls, Botanical Gardens, Avalanche Valley, Lamb’s Rock and Rose Garden.


The Queen of The East: Tucked within a mountain ridge at an altitude of 6, 710 feet, Darjeeling is known for its paradisiacal beauty and verdant tea estates. Tired by the city humdrum, if you want to enjoy solitude in a naturally beautiful hill station, Darjeeling should be destination. Apart from soothing a solitary mind seeking peace, this hill station is also an ideal place for honeymoon trips and family vacation. Visit the parks, monasteries and tea estates, explore the beauty of the location on a toy train to enjoy your vacation to the fullest. Visiting the Tiger Hill would offer you amazing views of the Kangchenjunga peak.

Green Munnar:

The refreshing beauty and the cool, green surroundings of Munnar beckons travellers from all around world. Treat your eyes with the lush greenery of the Munnar tea gardens, find a peaceful abode at the picturesque, silent valleys and take a walk through the aromatic surroundings of the Sprice Garden. Visit the Anamudi Peak, Mattupetty, Eravikulam National Park, Pothamedu, Munnar Tea Museum, Devikulam which are highly popular among the tourists.

The Empyreal Shillong:

Dream of touching the clouds? Plan a holiday in Shillong to turn your dream into a reality. The floating clouds, the crystalline waters of the azure lake, the chilly rain drops and the misty atmosphere all add to the beauty of this hill station. Check out the Shillong Park, Spread Eagles Falls, Lakes of Umiam, Elephant Falls, Lady Hydari Park and the Cathedral Catholic Church. Boating in Lake Umiam would have a lasting impression in your memory for sure.

Carefully choose one of the tour packages in India offering hill station tours. Make sure that you dial with a reliable tour operator for your trip.

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