With the great Himalayas bordering the the north of India, the country is host to beautiful hill stations which have their own unique identity.
Due to this presence of the mighty Himalayas, right from the Eastern tip of Arunachal Pradesh stretching far to the extreme North western part of the country most of ten popular hill stations in India are confined to Northern part of the country.
Apart from that, the Southern part and the Central western of the country that is criss-crossed by numerous hill ranges which also houses many picturesque hill stations.
The North eastern part of India in the picturesque foot hills of the Himalayas that comprises seven states also known as the “Seven Sisters” also provide an ideal setting for some of the most beautiful hill stations most of which are still unexplored.
One special thing about the hills stations in India is their diversity in topography and culture of the inhabitants of the hills unlike the other places around the world. Even down South of the country, Hill Stations known for their beauty and serenity pull not only domestic but also international tourists, who gets the experience of an life-time.
Hill Stations of India are abundant in scenic splendours, pacific and soothing greenery, and the congenial climate and are therefore, renowned throughout the world. The hill stations of Himanchal Pradesh, West Bengal, The North-east, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, are alluring enough to entice you obsessively.
The beauty of India’s hills are parallel to no other. Which place on earth can be better than the hills that adores the beauty of nature as it does in India. The picturesque hill stations of India are rated among the top hill stations of the world. Kashmir also known as the abode of heaven on earth is one of the prized possessions in India and is renowned for it’s class apart exquisiteness throughout the world.
The hill stations of Himachal Pradesh are also equally beautiful. These places are popular resorts not only among the Indian tourists but also for the foreign tourists. The hill stations in India are perfect for a break from the dean and bustle of the daily life as they provide a relaxing and salubrious retreat.
The norther part of India is the host to the best Hill Stations. It is better to start from the extreme North from the state of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. It is estimated that the most visited hill stations in India are located within this belt.
Nestled in the lofty Himalayas the popular hill stations like Srinagar, Gulmarg, Shimla, Nainital, Manali and many more that are famous for splendid natural beauty.
The Central part of the country that is towered by the Deccan Pleatue, the Aravalli hills, and the Vindyas also houses many beautiful hills station such the Lonavala and Khandala, Mahabaleshwar and Matheran.
Some hill stations in the southern part of India like Ooty, Kodaikanal, Mysore, Coonor, Munnar and Nilgiri are also for their serenity and mystic beauty.
In the east and the extreme North East is Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Shillong and many other remote hill station sin the foot hills of the Himalayas that are unexplored and remains as virgin destinations.
Here are some of the best hill stations in India:
(i) Shimla (ii) Manali (iii) Dharamsala (iv) Gulmarg
(v) Pahalgam (vi) Mussoorie (vii) Nainital (viii) Mount Abu
(ix) Pachmarhi (x) Dalhousie (xi) Munnar (xii) Idukki
(xiii) Kodaikanal (xiv) Ooty (xv) Darjeeling
(xvi) Kalimpong (xvii) Arunachal (xviii) Shillong