5 Top Hill Stations in India

top hill stations in india

Snow falling on your body and sliding down from the rooftops,
Roads covered with happiness which comes in the white colour.

People are carrying an umbrella to avoid rain and snowfall, every one roaming loaded with thick layers of clothes.

For some part of India, It is the time of scorching heat and hot winds, but as you are planning to visit one of the top hill stations in India, then you should choose something extraordinary.

The cool breeze, clouds touching the soul and making you wet, beautiful roads, breathtaking sceneries, fantastic culture, foods and lots of quality time with the people we love.

Here I am mostly mentioning famous hill stations in North India.

5 Popular Hill Stations in India:

1) Darjeeling:

You start your journey from the bottom of Darjeeling that is from Siliguri.
Cab ride through this route will demystify your all ifs and buts.
As you reach on the top, clouds will welcome you with the droplets and incredible views.

Must-visit places in Darjeeling which you can’t miss are:

A) Tiger Hill

You should not miss the sunrise here.
Sun is getting up through the clouds and blessing us with its light.
A view of Kanchanjunga will make you speechless.

B) Batasia Loop

It is located beside the Ghoom station.
A war memorial is built over here to pay tribute to the soldiers of the world war.
The railway tracks are spiral-shaped which is created around the park.
In the time of less fog, one can witness the beautiful sceneries all around while having the refreshments from the stalls around.

C) Toy Train

Do you recall your memory from the movies a steam engine carrying the coaches, the same experience you can get here.
Over the mountain and beautiful weather, sitting under a mini-coach and experiencing everything all around.

D) Darjeeling Ropeway

If you have ever dreamt of getting over the mountain and watch scenic beauties around, then this is the perfect option.
You need to take a ticket and jump into a gondola(cable car), and It will take you to the lowest point.
Here you can enjoy some refreshments and your must awaited point of attraction, your visit to the Tea Estate and factory.
You must have some Tea at this place and get it packed for the way back too.

2) Mussorie

It is one of the best weekend gateways for the people of Delhi and Dehradun.
In the peak time, one can witness an endless queue of the passenger vehicles approaching this beautiful place.
Snowfall adds beauty to this place more than anything.
It holds a fantastic view of the Himalayas, waterfalls, hills, and a memory to take after.

Places to visit in Mussorie:

A) Gun Point
It offers a ride on the ropeway and a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges.

B) Kempty Fall
It is not just a waterfall but a gigantic one.
One can enjoy the bath under the Kempty fall and have some snacks altogether.

C) Lal Tibba
It is the highest point in Mussorie.
It offers you a view of the mountain which holds few of the most sought after pilgrims destination for the Hindus, which are Kedarnath and Badrinath.

3) Ooty

The best thing about Ooty is you can get rid of the Bangalore traffic and that with an overnight journey.

Ooty is called the queen of hill stations, with scenic beauty and the presence of Nilgiri makes it remarkably worth being called the queen.
Once you step down to this beauty, you will love every corner of this place.

All those iconic Bollywood movies, where a heroine is running before her partner or vice-versa, has been shot at this location.

Botanical garden, upper and lower bazaars, Ooty Lake and Doddabetta Peak, is an ultimate treat.
The Nilgiri hills add beauty to everything here.

4)Nainital

The mesmerizing view of the hill, landscape, lakes, markets and streets will engage you within of the Nainital hill stations in north India.

The way in and out around the Naini lake is in itself a bliss.
You will witness the beautiful lake on your other hand and a bustling market on the other.

Shops, crowd, boating, worship all can be accessed within a few kilometres of the lake.
Residing near the mall road or the bus stand will serve the purpose of visiting Nainital.

Ropeways, amusement park, food stalls serve the function of visiting the beautiful place.
Nearby places like Sat Tal, Bhimtal, Khurpa Tal, Kilbury also attracts tourists, and they are worth a visit.

Places to visit in Nainital:

A) Naini Lake
To enjoy the panoramic view of the hill and the settlements.
Boat riding adds the cherry on the top.

B) Mall Road
Like every other hill station, It also has a busy and crowded mall road.
It connects the two ends of the hill station.

C) Tiffin Top
It provides the best place for the picnic, and one can watch the whole town along with the views of Himalayas.

D) Jeolikot
If you want some time along with the nature and the creatures of life, you can visit this place which houses a different population of butterflies.

5) Shimla

This city is full of love and adventure.
A hill station, which remains crowded with happy faces and enthusiasm.

A walk around the city, and having a look at every place of attraction; is a love to experience thing for many.

Shimla has got greenery, snow-capped peaks and all-natural beauties one can ask for.

Places to visit in Shimla:

A) The Ridge of Shimla
It is ample open space, and It serves as a hub for all the cultural activities.
When It is covered with the snow, It is magnificent to watch.

B) Kufri
No doubt, why Kufri is called the Switzerland of the East.
It hosts all the adventure activities in Shimla, be It hiking, trekking, skiing.
It has natural parks, picnic spots, and much more to soothe the visitors.

C) Chail
It offers some of the breathtaking views and thrilling experiences.
One can enjoy the deodar forest from this place and the hilly slope around.

Visiting hill stations during the time of scorching heat, after distressing routine and the monotonous life is worth every time spent.