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Top 10 Best Hill Stations in India

India is a world-famous country which is known for its diversity of cultures, religions, and languages what makes it unique and unmatched. The Himalayas decorates India as a crown. It has more than 20 mountain ranges and choosing the best is quite a challenging task. But, if you want to take a respite from regular routine or oppressive summer heat than make a plan visiting any of the hill stations is not a bad idea. They will completely leave you amazed with their unexceptional beauty.

Below are the few holiday hill station destinations which will truly add vibrant colors to your trip:

1. Srinagar, Kashmir

Known as the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir also referred to as “Land of Lakes and Gardens”. Mughal influence gardens and Asia’s largest tulip garden, Dal Lake and super relaxing houseboats are the centers of attraction. This destination is well reorganized across the world for its beauty.

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2. Manali, Himachal Pradesh 

One of the most popular holiday destinations for the honeymooning located in Kullu valley, Himachal Pradesh. Well known for its mesmerizing beauty and adventure that make it the preferred choice for the tourists.

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3. Nainital, Uttarakhand

It is referred to as a ‘Lake District’ of India which is located in Kumaon region, Uttrakhand. One of the best places whenever planning for the family holiday or a romantic outing. A well-connected destination which is surrounded by Naini Lake this place has all the elements which actually rejuvenate the body and soul.

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4. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Well known as “Queen of hills” which is extremely beautiful places to must visit. An education hub which is has top boarding schools. A perfect holiday destination for all whether planning for the family outing or relaxing weekend. It is one of the preferred choices for honeymoon which offers a beautiful view of the Himalayas.

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5. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

During British Rule, Shimla used to be the summer capital of India. At present, it is known as the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is a popular holiday destination for everyone whether planning to the weekend outing or honeymooning. A well-noticed place for its eternal beauty, ethnic culture and architecture buildings which emphasis to revisit there.

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6. Ooty, Tamil Nadu

The capital of the Nilgiris was established on 19th century by Britishers. It has become the most popular holiday destination for all.  Perfect duration of visiting there is from April to May especially when you want to escape the heat in Tamil Nadu. Long tea gardens, Nilgiri Toy Train ride and climbing Dodabetta Peak for a breath-taking view of the Nilgiri hills are the center of attractions of Ooty.

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7. Darjeeling, West Bengal

Dreamland of the east that is famous for its natural beauty and teas across the world. Exotic waterfalls and blossoming flower all over the hills look unexceptional beautiful. Mesmerizing view of Mount Kanchenjunga, historic toy train, botanical gardens, and Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway are major tourist’s attractions.

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8. Shillong, Meghalaya

It is known as the “Scotland of the East” which is also capital of Meghalaya. The largest golf course in Asia is there.  Monsoon is the best season to visit. Green hills and landscapes are the major attractions. If you like adventure activities or water sports then you can go for water skiing and kayaking at any stunning lakes.

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9. Gangtok, Sikkim

Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, is a vibrant hill station which is clean and organized. Breath-taking views of the mountains and stunning lakes will remain always in your mind. Ropeway ride and zoo where rarest animals can be seen is another attraction for the tourists. Also, famous for trekking and adventure thrilling activities. A must visit destination for all and you will surely fall in love with the city.

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10. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Kodai is better known as “Princess of Hills”. It is famous for herbal teas and coffees, spices, oils, homemade chocolates, and the orchids. Meaning of its name is “The gift of the forest” and that is completely true because has it has huge varieties of flora and fauna that make this hill station more attractive. Charming buildings, Orchards of pear trees, horseback riding, cycling around the lake, boating, and spa at the beautiful location attract most of the visitors.

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One of the most important facts of these hill stations is that they are well connected to the major cities. All are perfect destinations for everyone with no age bar. Even, planning to spend the long weekend in the lap of any landscape and want to explore the beauty of nature in a different way with fun than must visit any of the hill stations and you will get an amazing experience which cannot be described in words and that will definitely add new colors to your travel diary.