Top 20 Hill Stations in India

It’s our dream to go to hill stations every year and enjoy a calm and peaceful vacation away from the cities. There is no better way to get it than going to a hill station in India. But why settle for the rest when you can get the best. Yes, this blog lists the top 20 hill stations of the country.

The Hill Stations

As India By Car and Driver, we recommend these hill stations for a romantic and relaxing vacation.

Nainital: Standing in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand and residence to the breathtaking Lake Naini, the famous hill station of India is often attributed as the Lake District of India.  

Nainital

Also Read:- How to Reach and Things to do in Nainital

Munnar: With its well-protected natural beauty and spreading tea gardens, Munnar attracts honeymoon couples to spend time amidst hypnotizing and exquisite settings. This famous hill station in Kerala also holds some romantic hotels and various activities for the newlyweds.

Munnar

Ranikhet: Ranikhet is a top hill station of India created by the British. You should visit it to laud the beauty of Himalaya’s topography, flora, and fauna.

Ranikhet

Also Read:- How to Reach and Things to do in Ranikhet

Manali:  With its unmatched natural beauty, temples, and sacred places, as well as the source for many adventure sports, Manali quickly gets a position among the top 10 hill stations in India    

Manali

Dharamshala: Along with being one of the best mountain places in India for its calmness, solitude, and hub of Tibetan Buddhist culture, Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh is residence to the spiritual Dalai Lama. Outlined by the towering mountains and host to deep Deodar and Cedar jungles, this Himachal vacation location is listed among India’s most well-known hill stations. We recommend our Jewels Of Himachal With Amritsar Tour Package for the best Himachal Pradesh experience.     

Dharamshala

Also Read:- How to Reach and Things to do in Dharamshala

Mirik: If you plan to visit a hill station this year, please choose Mirik, a gorgeous hill station in West Bengal. It is famous for its stunning beauty and easy accessibility. It makes for an excellent place for your family vacation in east India.

Mirik

Darjeeling: There cannot be a list containing the best hill stations of India without referencing Darjeeling. Lovingly known to locals as the queen of the hills makes it the perfect location for winter vacations due to its natural beauty. The Toy Train offers various sightseeing chances of colonial time architecture. Our Exquisite & Serene North – East Tour Package gives you the best experience of Darjeeling and other beautiful places in the northeast.  

Darjeeling

Gulmarg: Gulmarg, aka the meadow of flowers, is nothing less than a fantasy wrapped away in the photographic valley of Kashmir. It is undoubtedly among the top hill stations to tour India By Car and Driver, it is a famous skiing site, and we proudly know it as one of the most extended cable car projects in Asia.   

Gulmarg

Auli: There is only one word to detail Auli, stunning. This hill station in India is perfect for spending your summer vacation, not just for its beauty but also for the options you get for adventure activities.

Auli

Also Read:- How to Reach and Things to do in Auli

Shillong:  Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, prides rich green undulating hills, vibrant ambiance, and peaceful sceneries, all of which lead to it having a top spot among the list of total 50 hill stations of India.    

Shillong

Dalhousie: Dalhousie, a gorgeous tourist attraction in Himachal, is one of the top hill stations to visit in India. Offering a picturesque view of the Dhauladhar Mountains line, its heavenly beauty gets it a place amid the list of a total of 20 hill stations in India.

Dalhousie

Tour Suggestion :- Himachal Tour Package

Pahalgam: Pahalgam, with its ultimate photographic landscape, is an unmatched honeymoon crash in India. The romantic scent and scenic views of lofty Himalayan peaks garmented with tall Deodar, Cedar trees, and warm Kashmiri hospitality give it a spot in the top 10 honeymoon locations in the nation.  

Pahalgam

Ooty: Ooty, aka Ootacamund, is well-known for its photographic backdrops, shining lakes, and rolling hills. But the major attractions of Ooty are the lounging tea gardens. This gorgeous hill station in Tamil Nadu has long been a favorite of honeymooners, and it is even now.  

Ooty

Coorg: The coffee-scent-blend breeze of Coorg makes it all the more inviting to pick it as a honeymoon location in India.

Coorg

Kodaikanal: Famous for its spices, do-it-yourself chocolates, herbal teas, coffees, oils, and orchids, Kodaikanal is an unmatched hill station in south India to advance a tour with our Tours and Travels Company in India    

Kodaikanal

Also Read:- How to Reach and Things to do in Kodaikanal

Khandala: Khandala, a well-known hill station in west India, is home to gorgeous caves, mountains, and waterfalls. It offers you a getaway from the rush of city life. Officially, the exquisite beauty and the hush attract families and other travelers from Mumbai and Pune to this hill station in Maharashtra.  

Khandala

Mussoorie: Mussoorie requires no introduction, as this tourist spot in Uttarakhand is one of our top 10 hill stations for a summer break. What makes Mussoorie famous is that it is a child-friendly location.  

Mussoorie

Also Read:- How to Reach and Things to do in Mussoorie

Shimla: Our favorite, Shimla, has always got kudos for being a child-friendly place. It is a famous Indian hill station and offers your children so much in store. 

Shimla

Tawang: Amid the visually capturing sceneries, the city of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is every nature hugger’s dream place. The Shangri-la-like location, ornamented with India’s most significant Buddhist lamasery, mirrors northeast India’s unmatched harmony and beauty.   

Tawang

Kalimpong: Due to its colonial structures and beautiful landscape, Kalimpong is grouped amidst the popular Indian hill stations. This city in West Bengal makes for a great family holiday location with its laid-back breeze, tranquil, and harmonious environment, where the loud is only in the markets. It is also famous for its charming orchids and nurseries.

Kalimpong

Tour Suggestion :- Exotic North East Tour Package

Nainital, Munnar, Ranikhet Manali, Dharamshala, Mirik, Darjeeling, Gulmarg, Auli, Shillong, Dalhousie, Pahalgam, Ooty, Coorg, Kodaikanal, Khandala, Mussoorie, Shimla, Tawang, and Kalimpong are the top 20 Indian hill stations.  

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