Top 10 Hill Stations
Whenever we feel tired in our life, we need a place where we can take rest. Rest is an important thing for humans because we are not a machine; we can not do work without rest. So here are a lot of places which are famous for taking a rest. As we all know, India is the most beautiful country, which has the places like Kashmir, Kullu Manali, and many other places where nature shows its art. So in this article, we will learn more about some of the famous hill stations which are located in India.
1. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar is one of the most beautiful places in India. Every year, not only Indians but foreigners also visit here. It is also known as a "Paradise of Earth". It is the summer capital of Jammu &Kashmir. In Srinagar, you can see a lot of greenery and many other divine things like lakes, gardens, and many more. Just because of all these things, this place is known as the "Land of lacks and garden".
The peak time for a tour in Srinagar is between February to July because, in these months, the temperature in other parts of India is very high. So, people enjoy visiting such cold places as Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir during summer.
Some of the must-visit places in Srinagar include Parimahal, Nagin lake, Nishant bagh, Shankaracharya Temple. One must visit these places in Srinagar if you are going to Srinagar.
It is situated near Dehradoon, which is a part of Uttarakhand. It is also a famous hill station that every Indian must visit atleast once in a lifetime. From this hill station, you can easily see the view of Shivalik, doon, and mountains. The name of Mussoorie came from a tree that is popularly known as Mansour. In summer, it has fabulous weather. Mussoorie has a heart-stealing view. This is a beautiful place to visit, especially in winter if you are planning to visit Mussoorie, so don't forget to visit the famous Lal Tibba Jvala Devi mandir.
Manali is situated in Himachal Pradesh which is located at the bank of the Bash Nadi. One can visit Manali in any season. Manali is one of the most visited places in India, especially in winter. Here is a famous ancient temple whose history belongs to the Mahabharata, which is known as the temple of Hidimba. Hidimba was the wife of Bheema. Manali is a place where every Indian wants to go. Some of the famous places in Manali include the following: Solang Valley, Jogini Waterfalls, Rahala Falls, Bhrigu Lake, Gulaba, Arjun Gufa, and many more.
The combination of British architecture and heritage buildings with natural beauty makes it a perfect destination for a trip. You can see various types of birds. If you are coming with a group, you will enjoy this place. We can easily say that Shimla is the best hill station for those who live in north India. The best time for visiting Manali is between November to February because in these months you will not feel a lot of winters and you can enjoy the snowfall, which is the heart of Shimla. Here are a lot of famous resorts where you can plan your stay. If you want to visit all the famous places in Shimla, it will take atleast 4 days for this trip.
One can visit Nainital anytime in a year, but between March to June is the ideal time to visit Nainital. The lush green and oak make it the best place to visit. Nainital has many beautiful rivers and lakes in which you can enjoy a boat ride. One of the famous lakes is the Naini lake, for which the Nainital is famous. Here is also a famous road to buy traditional things which are named Mall road. For example, you can purchase a Tal cap from Mall road, which you can not find all over the world. It is a market mostly visited by tourists to purchase the special items of Nainital. You can also go to Bhimtal jhil, which is named after Lord Bhim. In this jheel, you can enjoy paddling and porting. Around this pond, you can see a lot of different types of birds which this place more beautiful to visit.
Dharmshala is situated in Himachal Pradesh. It is surrounded by cedar forest. On the peak of the Himalayas, Dharmshala is the most beautiful place for those people who love nature and divine things. If you are going to Dharmshala, you will enjoy a lot of things. But the most famous thing about Dharmshala is watching the sunset when the sun is going down between the hills then that view is really beautiful. This city has been divided into two parts. The first one is lower Dharmshala, and the second one is upper Dharmshala. The upper Dharmshala is known as Maclord Ganj. Some of the tourist places in Dharmshala include Triund Hill, Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, The War Memorial, etc.
Gulmarg is a meadow of flowers situated in Jammu & Kashmir. It is a popular ski destination for winter. You can enjoy the weather in winter. Here are some famous adventurous things which one must try in Gulmarg. Some of them are skilling, Gondola ride, Trekking, etc. You can book a snowmobile, and in this activity, you have to book a cart which can run in snow that snow bicycle is really good.
Almora is a city located in Uttarakhand, and its distance from Nainital is approx 55 kilometers. If we will talk about its nearest airport, then it is Dehradun you can easily get a bus from these stations to Almora. Many roads are available here which are fulfill with greenery so if you want to make a long drive so you can easily take a bicycle on rent. You can see a lot of the Cheed trees around the roads. In Almora, there is a famous tourist place known as Jageswar Dham, but the way by which you will reach Jogeswar Dham is more beautiful than Jogeswar Dham itself. Almora is a good place for a visit.
Darjeeling is one of the popularly visited places by Indians. This place is situated in West Bengal. There are a lot of famous places to visit in Darjeeling. One of the popular places in Darjeeling is the Japanese peace pagoda. This is also known as a Buddhist temple or Japanese temple, located on a peak place, and its height is approx 29 meters. This is a very calm place, and this is a must-visit place of Darjeeling. Here is a place which is known as Chaurasia. This place is a collection of malls and many other items. One can also enjoy the bike ride around this place.
If you are troubled with summer, you can plan a tour to Gangtok. Gangtok is a famous hill station of India situated in the Indian state Sikkim. To visit Gangtok, you have to take a ride from your place to the new Jalpai Gudi railway station because this is the nearest railway station from Gangtok. Here are a lot of famous places to visit, but one of the famous is Chhangu lake. Some other famous places in Gangtok include the following: Tsomgo Lake, Namchi, Kabi Town, Hanuman Tok, etc.