Searching for Best Hill Stations In India for 2016? Planning family vacation or Honeymoon? Check this list of finest and most popular hill stations in India for 2016 and 2017.
There are several hill stations in the country that has been drawing millions of tourists from all over the world. Most of these Hill Stations were creations of the British. These hill stations are indeed a great place to be for beating the harsh summer heat. Checking out on the best can help you to plan your travel with family and friends. See the list/rank of Top 10 Best Hill Stations in India below.
Top 10 Best Hill Stations In India 2016
1. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
J&K’s summer capital is considered to be a real delight for the visitors, boasting of having relaxing houseboats and lovely lakes. It is also called the land of gardens and lakes, with the former having a Mughal influence in it. The largest Tulip garden of Asia is located here.
2. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Having the majestic Himalayas as its backdrop, it offers a blend of adventure and tranquility. It is considered to be a magical place enclosed with pine forest and the Beas river.
3. Nainital, Uttarakhand
Located in Kumaon region, it was a favorite British summer retreat. It features the beautiful, emerald-colored, serene Naini lake.
4. Mussoorie, Uttarkhand
Being located close to Dehradun is regarded to be a great weekend destination for family and honeymooners. There are plenty of facilities available for the tourists.
5. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
It was the British Raj’s summer capital, and presently a charming, relaxed town enveloped in rhododendron, pine and oak forests. It has a historical railway and colonial styled buildings.
6. Munnar, Kerala
Munnar is a fabulous place for all tea lovers! Tea plantations are sprawling in the region. The forests filled with wildlife and exotic plants, misty hills and winding lanes are just great to experience.
7. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
It was the British who had established this hill station during the 19th century and was the then Chennai government’s headquarters. There are several popular attractions here, and this place is crowded during April and May, which is the peak season.
8. Darjeeling, West Bengal
This region is known for its world famous tea gardens, and you can get a fantastic view of the third highest peak in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga. There are several attractions located here to be enjoyed.
9. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
Located close to Madurai, it stands for ‘Gift of the Forest.’ You are likely to come across a variety of fauna and flora here.
10. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh
One of the greenest place you will find in India. It is located in Madhya Pradesh and situated at 1100 m altitude, famously known as ‘Satpura ki Rani.’ Pachmarhi is also recognized for the Pachmarhi Cantonment established by British Raj which still serves Indian army. Pachmarhi is also the land of many Historical and Mythological monuments including popular Pandav Gufa. It is one of the best tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh.
The above are the top 10 best hill stations in India that you can consider for the next time you plan a trip with your family, friends, spouse or loved ones. Hill stations are the perfect place for a weekend trip. Is your favorite Hill Station made it into this list? Then Like and share this list on Facebook wall.