India has a variety of snow-covered mountains, forests, green hills, and lakes. People around the world preferred to go to the hills more than any other place. The Hill Stations around India are now the most famous tourist places. Thousands of people visit hill stations for their vacations every day in India. There are lots of beautiful hill station in India and in this article, we’ll cover top five famous hill stations in India.
#1. Nainital, Uttrakhand
Nainital is a small town in Kamoan, Uttrakhand. It is also known as the lake district of India. Here, you can enjoy parasailing, horse riding, kayaking, canoeing, and rock climbing too. The market in the town is quite busy and the streets lead to beautiful hills. This city is worldwide famous for its pleasant weather and for its amazing scenic view. It’s mostly cold during January and in normal days also,the weather is cool and foggy in Nainital.
The best places to visit are the Naini Lake, Tiffin Top, Nainital Ropeway, Naina Peak, Lands End, Bhimtal Lake, Sattal, Jeolikote, Raj Bhawan, Khruptal Lake, Mukhteshwar Temple, Sariyal, Naukuchiatal, Garud Tal, Snow View, and Naini Peak.
#2. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
The location of Manali is its backpackers and adventures as there are recreational activities. In Manali, you can enjoy Camping, heli-skiing, rock climbing, trekking, paragliding, and rafting too. Tourists visit most during the winter season between January and February. It is the most preferred honey place for couples and the snow is there for twelve months in Rohtang Pass.
Best Places to Visit- Kullu Manali are Rohtang Pass, Manikaran Sahib, Solang Valley, Hampta Pass, Parvati Valley, Bhrigu Lake, Malana Village, Kasol, Old Manali, Jogni Waterfalls, Beas River, Hidimba Temple, Vashisht Hot Water Spring & Temple, Great Himalayan National Park, Rahala Waterfalls, Bhuntar, Van Vihar National Park, Raghunath Temple, and Manali Sanctuary.
Leh Ladakh- Land of the High Passes
Leh Ladakh comes in the top cold places in the world. The beauty of Leh is the highest and noncomparative of all. It’s the most famous hill station in India due to its beauty and chills. The best time to visit here is in the summer and the coldest month of Leh is January with around -3 degree temperature. Ladakh is most famous because of its heart felting mountains and longing valleys.
Best Places to Visit- Pangong Tso Lake, Thiksey Monastery, sharding-La-Pass, Makara Valley, Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri Lake, Hemis National Park, Shanti Stupa, Magnetic Hill, Zanskar Valley, and Chadar Trek.
4. Mussourie, Uttrakhand
Mussourie is also known as the queen of hill stations. Mussourie is the most visited place in India. It is located at a distance of about 34kms from Dehradun. The view of this hill station is very beautiful and amazing. Mussourie is not only famous for its beauty but also in terms of education too as Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administrative where the officers are trained for the Administrative Service and India Police Service.
Best Places to Visit- Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Camel Back Road, The Mall, Mussourie Lake, Jharipani Fall, Lal Tibba, Clouds End, Jwala Devi Temple, Ikya island (Adventure Park), and Dehradhub Mussourie Ropeway)
Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Best Places to Visit- Gulmarg Gondola, Gulmarg Golf Course, Gulmarg Winter Music, and Adventure Festival, Alpha Lake, Gulmarg Children Park, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Strawberry Valley, Ferozepur Nallah, St. Marry’s Church, The Maharani Temple, and Dal lake.