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Famous Hill Stations in India
Darjeeling Hill Station
Located at 6,800 feet above sea level, with picturesque tea plantations all round, Darjeeling is one of the most popular hill stations in Goorkhaland region of West Bengal. Darjeeling is famous for the magnificent mountains of Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Makalu. Toy Train journey climbing Darjeeling Mountains is very famous attraction for tourist.
Gulmarg Hill Station
Gulmarg is a major hill station in Kashmir region of Jammu & Kashmir. "Gulmarg Gondola," one of the highest cable car in the world, reaching 3,979 metres is one of the major attraction here. Skiing is also popular in Gulmarg. Gulmarg is the location of shooting of many Bollywood Films.
Shimla Hill Station
Shimla is a popular tourist destination in India for a splendid summer vacation. The hill station was referred to as the 'Queen of Hills. Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and never miss a trip in mountain climbing toy train in shimla.
Mount - Abu Hill Station
Mount Abu,is referred to as 'an oasis in the desert' as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Mount Abu is a popular hill station located in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India near the border with Gujarat. Sunset View in Mount Abu is amazing.
Munnar is a famous hill station in India. Munnar blessed with a dam, lake, sandalwood forest, nilgiri thars and neelakurinji flowers is an heaven for tourists in Kerala. Munnar is located 120 km away from Kochi (Ernakulam)
Gangtok Hill Station
It is a beautiful hill station know as Gangtok, capital of the Himalayan state of Sikkim. It is located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, Gangtok is one of the major hilly attraction in North - East India.
Mussoorie Hill Station
Mussoorie, a famous hill station in the Garhwal hills. It is located 34 kms from Dehradun, capital of Uttarakhand. The best time to visit Mussoorie is from mid-March to mid-November. Kempty Falls is a nice picnic spot.
Hill Station in India
The hill stations are high-altitude towns used as a place of refuge from the summer heat in India. Most of the hill stations in India are located in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya in the Himalayas and in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Western ghats.
Munnar is the major Hill Station in Kerala. Vagamon in the border of Idukki - Kottayam Districts is also a famous Hill Station in Kerala. Ramakkalmedu in Idduki District , Nelliampathi in Palakkad District, Tirunelli in Wayanad District are also famous hill destinations in Kerala.
Kodaikanal in Dindigul District and Ooty in Nilgiris are major Hill Station in Tamilnadu. Kolli Hills near Namakkal, Meghamalai near Theni, Yercaud near Salem, Valparai in Coimbatore District, Kolukkumalai near Munnar are Major Hill Stations in Tamilnadu.
Hill Station in Karnataka
Coorg in Kodagu District is the major hill station in Karnataka. Nandi Hills in Chikkaballapur district is a popular hill spot near Bengaluru (Banglore). Agumbe and Kodachadri in Shimoga District are also attracted by tourist.
Hill Station in Jammu and Kashmir
Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam are major hill stations in Kashmir. Leh in Ladakh region is one of the major tourist attraction in India. Bhaderwah and Patnitop in Jammu region are also hill stations.
Hill Station in West Bengal
Darjeeling is major hill station in West Bengal. Kalimpong, Kurseong and Mirik can also be listed as hill destinations in West Bengal.
Other Hill Stations
Mount Abu in Rajasthan, Pathankot in Punjab, Daringbadi and Koraput in Odisha, Pfutsero in Nagaland, Morni Hills in Haryana, Saputara in Gujarat, Haflong in Assam are famous hill destinations. "Horsley Hills" also locally known as "Yenugu Mallamma Konda" is a summer hill resort in Andhra Pradesh.