India has god gifted natural beauty. Hill Stations are the best places for refreshment and enjoyment. Before Britishers in India, Hill Stations are not unknown as the picnic destination. After arrival of Britishers in India, they have developed hill stations everywhere to get relax from summer heat.

India’s summer was unbearable for British people. Thus, they have developed so many hill stations and make them popular among the common people in the country.

Top 6 Best Hill Stations in India for Your Holiday and Vacation

1. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla is the most popular honeymoon destination in India. It was once used as summer capital of British India. Now, Shimla is working as the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is another heaven in the country after Kashmir. Shimla has everything a tourist required as hill station. Shimla has beautiful hills, snow covered mountains and green environment.

Try to see the beauty of Shimla from Scandal point and see amazing sunrise and sunset. Shimla is the most popular hill station among NRIs tourists also. Please try to plan your holiday before several days ago to avoid issues of booking. There are also so many prominent travel operators provide holiday packages for Shimla.

Shilon Bagh, Shimla
Shilon Bagh, Shimla

2. Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Ooty is the most popular hill station of South India. Its beauty is amazing and unbeatable in the world. It is located on the Nilgiri Hills which is best places to relax from your routine life. Ooty is also favorite film shooting location among movie directors. During April and May in every summer, you will see big crowd everywhere enjoying the beauty of Ooty.

Due to beauty and cool environment, British India Government has established as the headquarters of Chennai Government for summer time in 19th century.

3. Munnar, Kerala

Munnar is the most beautiful hill station in India with lavish gardens and mountain. It is situated in Western Ghats range in Kerala. Munnar town is exactly located on the Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam tehshil in Idukki district in Kerala.

God has given beautiful tea gardens and best points for sunset and sunrise. Major attractions in the Munnar hill station are top station, view in the morning, Chinnakanal, tea plantations, echo point and lots of others.

Munnar in Kerala
Munnar in Kerala

4. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali is another best hill station after Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. Mostly people visit Manali when they visits Shimla. It is 260 km far away and took four and half hour to reach there. It provides cool atmosphere and one of the most popular hill station for honeymoon couples.

Manali is also the perfect destination for adventurous activities such as mountaineering, rafting, mountain biking, hiking, skiing and para gliding. Manali is bordered by cool pine forest, located on the bank of Beas river; it adds special attraction.

Manali to Leh
Manali to Leh

5. Darjeeling, West Bengal

Darjeeling is the most attractive hill station in Eastern India. It is located in the Mahabharat Range in West Bengal. If you love tea gardens and plantations, then it is the perfect place to watch how tea makes. You can reach Darjeeling easily due to availability of trains and buses.

Darjeeling to Gangtok
Darjeeling to Gangtok

6. Matheran, Maharashtra

Matheran is one of the closet hill stations situated near Mumbai. It is exactly located in the Raigad district in Maharashtra. It is also one of the weekend place for Mumbaikars. Beauty of Mathern is the best and perfect destination for newly married couples and lovers.

Related: How to Reach Matheran from Mumbai

Matheran
Matheran

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Article Title: Top 6 Best Hill Stations in India for Your Holiday and Vacation
Article last re-published on September 9, 2019.

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