Top 10 Exhilarating Hill Stations you must Visit in India

Looking for a place to relax after a tiring week from work? Luckily India is filled with beautiful hill stations that are just the right portion to relieve you from stress. There are so many beautiful hill stations which offer amazing sightseeing. Travel to one of the hill station and fall in love the mountains and valleys. Here are some of the most beautiful hill stations that you should visit in India.

Top 10 Exhilarating Hill Stations in India

  • Mcleodganj

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This place is the humble abode of Dalai Lama. The place is very exciting. You can walk along the Temple road, hop into one of the many colorful shops, devour steaming hot momos or simply spin the Tibetan prayer wheels.

Top attractions: Tibetan Museum, Dal Lake and St John’s Church, Bhagsu Falls

Location: Himachal Pradesh

  • Nainital

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During the colonial times it was the summer retreat of the British Raj. There’s a busy town bazaar and a web of walking tracks around the forested hillsides, which have enticed travelers since pre-independence days to retreat to Nainital.

Top attractions: Tiffin Top, Snow view Point, Naini Lake

Location: Uttarakhand

  • Srinagar

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The beauty of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir has attracted people to this hill station since time immemorial. Srinagar is known for its charming houseboats, historic gardens and a mild summer climate. Srinagar is situated in the Kashmir Valley along and around the banks of the Jhelum River and ranks among the best hill stations in North India.

Top attractions: Dal Lake, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh

Location: Jammu and Kashmir

  • Matheran

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It is Maharashtra’s most loved hill-station. The hill station is an amalgamation of Shady forests, criss-crossing foot trails and breathtaking lookouts. Matheran, is also known as one of the best hill stations in West India. Motor vehicles are not allowed in Matheran and getting up to the town is half the fun of going there. There is a  toy train that chugs along a 21 km scenic route, or trek up the scenic path that makes its way through train tracks and hillsides.

Top attractions: Echo Point, Charlotte Lake, One tree Hill

Location: Maharashtra

  • Darjeeling

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Darjeeling is one of the best hill stations in not only India but around the world. The view of the Kanchenjunga from here is absolutely mesmerizing. The colonial structures give a Victorian charm to this little town. The vibrant culture and traditions of the people living here offer a kind of a diversified outlook. There are so many amazing sightseeing places here in Darjeeling

  • The literacy rate in Darjeeling is also quite high due to the abundance of missionary schools which are famous in India.
  • You can also try out many adventure activities as well such as Rock Climbing, Rafting, Trekking and Paragliding
  • The Tea in Darjeeling is world famous

Top attractions: Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Nightingale Park

Location: West Bengal

If you are planning to visit this amazing place then you will need to book your tickets from a reliable travel agency. Experience Bengal Homestays have been offering quality services and satisfying customers for a long period of time. They are a proficient travel agency in Darjeeling offering customization tour packages as per the requirements of the customers.  They also offer car rental service in Siliguri. Book from Experience Bengal Homestays and explore all the beautiful places in Darjeeling.

  • Shimla

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Shimla is filled with snow-capped Himalayan peaks and green pastures. The lush green hills blend with structures from the colonial era and the town’s lower bazaars flow with local life and shops selling souvenirs, fabrics and spices.

Top attractions: The Ridge, Rashtryapati Niwas, Gordon Castle, The Mall Road

Location: Himachal Pradesh

  • Mussoorie

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It offers stunning views of the green Doon Valley and the distant snow covered Himalayan peaks. The place is popularly known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’.

Top attractions: Lal Tibba, Jharipani Falls,

Location: Uttarakhand

  • Ooty

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Ooty is nicknamed ‘Snooty Ooty’.  This hill station is a visual delight filled with pretty cottages, fenced flower gardens, thatched-roof churches and terraced botanical gardens. You can go further and explore greener, quieter areas dotted with an abundance of pine trees.

Top attractions: Hidden Valley, Mudamalai, Wax museum

Location: Tamil Nadu

  • Manali

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Manali is one of the best hill stations in North India with mountain adventures beckoning from all directions for those looking to unwind. It is a paradise for adventures and backpackers as Manali offers a wide range of activities like Paragliding, Skiing and many more

  • Wayanad

Wayanad offers a different type of beauty. The epic mountain scenery, rice paddies, bamboo trees spiky ginger fields and rubber, cardamom and coffee plantations is a beautiful treat for the tourists.

Top attractions: Eddakal caves, Banasura Dam, Chembra peak.

Location: Kerela