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Hill Stations of India



A trip to a hill station in India lets you pamper yourself to your heart’s content. The soaring hills, silver springs, and lush meadows call you for an amazing holiday.



The details of the popular hill stations in India are discussed below:

Auli


At an altitude of 2915mts to 3049mts, Auli in Uttarakhand is surrounded by peaks like Mana, Kamet and Nanda Devi. You can see the Artificial Lake, which is the highest man made lake in Auli. Trek and ski on the snow covered mountains and discover your spiritual self.
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Dalhousie


In the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is a popular tourist destination. The British Empire established this place in 1854 as a summer retreat. Located on five mountains and surrounded by snow covered peaks, Dalhousie at an altitude of 9000 ft is a gateway of Chamba Hill State.
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Darjeeling


Mark Twain said about Darjeeling that it is one land that all men desire to see. All the agony, all the restlessness gets converted into divinity once you step into the land, which is better known as the Queens of Hill. In the rolling mountains, shining Mt. Kanchenjangha and the floating clouds you can spend a delightful holiday.
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Dehradun


Placed amidst the Himalayan mountain range and one of the oldest cities in India, Dehradun is also the headquarters for ONGC, Forest Research Institute, Indian Institute of Petroleum and Survey of India.
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Gangtok


Located in the Shivalik hills of the eastern Himalayan range, Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim. Inhabited primarily by the Bhutias and Nepalis, this city is also a popular Buddhist pilgrimage site.
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Khandala


A popular destination and a weekend getaway in Maharashtra, Khandala is at an elevation of 625mt. Here you can try various adventure sports such as hiking and the pleasant weather is an added advantage. At the end of the Bhor Valley, Khandala is also known for Ryewood Park, Bushy Dam and Shivaji Park.
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Kullu


Kullu in Himachal Pradesh is also known as the end of the habitable world. This place is a valley in between Manali and Largi. The beauty of Kullu is enhanced by Beas River. Kullu is also known as Silver Valley because of its majestic hills, apple orchards, pine and deodar forests.
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Lonavala


A hill station in Maharashtra, Lonavala is famous for hard candy sweets, country side, waterfalls and the monsoon season. At a height of 622mt this hill station is a getaway from Mumbai. The Lonavla Lake, Duke's Nose, Tiger's Leap and the Lohagad Fort are the places to see.
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Manali


Manali is located at an altitude of 1950m and is also known as Beas River Valley. This small town was the trade route to Ladakh, once upon a time. It is believed that Manali is the home of the seven great sages of Indian mythology, popularly known as Saptarshi. Manali is also known as the Valley of God.
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Mount Abu


In the desert land of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is like an oasis. This hill station in North West part of India is famous for Delwara Jain Temples and its unmatched natural beauty. The Aravalli Range surrounding Mount Abu makes this tourist destination a unique one.
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Munnar


If peace and tranquility prevails in the same domain then it must be at Munnar in Kerala. Located within 4760ft and 8842ft above sea level here you can see the tea plantations and get unforgettable views of the Western Ghats that will make your vacation a wonderful one. Eravikulam National Park and the Anamudi Peak are the major attractions.
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Kodaikanal


Famous as Princess of the Hill Stations, Kodaikanal welcomes you to one of the most romantic destinations of India. Here you can see the Kodaikanal Lake, Bryant Park, Coaker’s Walk and Bear Shola Falls.
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Coorg


Coorg is also referred to as Scotland of India and is 1525mt above sea level. The word Coorg means dense forest on steep hills and it has misty hills, forest, coffee plantation and orange groves. The Western Ghats in Coorg add more scenic charm to the hill station.
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Coonoor


Part of the Nilgiri Hills, Coonor is famous for places like Dolphin's nose and Lamb's rock. Sim's Park, Droog Fort and The Pasteur Institute are the other famous places to see here.
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Kasauli


In the lower Himalayas, Kasauli is one of the most popular tourist destinations of India. The places to see here are Christ Church, Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanak Ji, Kasauli Brewery and Kasauli Club.
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Kashmir


Visit Kashmir, which is popularly known as the Switzerland of India. Explore every corner of Kashmir and enjoy the ride on the houseboats. Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonamarg are the most popular tourist destinations. The snow capped mountains in the North Himalaya make Kashmir more beautiful.
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Khajjiar


Situated in Chamba Valley, this hill station is covered by meadows and green and dense forests. The Dhauladhar Range adds more spark to the place. The snowy peaks of the Western Himalaya make this place worth more than one visit.
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Mussoorie


One of the most beautiful hill stations amidst the Great Himalayan Range, Mussoorie is visited by many tourists every year. The major attractions of this place are Gun Hill, Municipal Garden, Childrens’ Lodge, Jharipani Falls, Nag Devta Temple.
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Nainital


In the Kumaon foothills, Naintital is located at an altitude above 6000ft. In the valley of pear-shaped lake, Nainital is beautiful and the most attractive places to see here are Naina Devi Temple, Governor’s House, Naina Peak, and High Court of Uttarakhand.
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Ooty


Get the touch of nature as you spend your holiday in Ooty. The dense forests, lofty mountains and stretches of tea estates are integral parts of the natural beauty of this hill station. Some other places to see here are Botanical gardens, Lamb’s Rock and Dodabetta Peak.
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Shimla


Shimla is a hill station and has witnessed many historical events as well. Several tourists visit Shimla every year due to the unique beauty of the city. The places of interest here are Christ Church, Shimla State Museum, Summer Hill, Sankat Mochan, Mashobra and Arki.
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Srinagar


Located in Kashmir Valley along the Jhelum River, Srinagar is known for its houseboats, lakes and gardens. The Kashmiri handicraft and dry fruits are famous here. A major portion of the state’s economy is dependent on tourism. Dal Lake is the most attractive place in Srinagar.
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Mahabaleshwar


Covered with evergreen forest, Mahabaleshwar includes three villages, namely, Malcolm Peth, Old "Kshetra" Mahabaleshwar and part of the Shindola village. Krishna River starts from here and adds more beauty to this hill station. This place is famous as a weekend getaway and honeymoon spot.
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