Hills have always been the best destinations for any sort of holiday as with elegance and poise the hills which stand strong and tall protecting the countries and cities, but also are the best places to find peace and serenity.
India is known to be a country surrounded by the famous Himalayas which have spread its wings all around the nation, with its different beautiful hill stations near and around. For having a good mountany holiday let us find out which are the most visited hill stations of North India., which have always opened their arms of hospitality for not only the local travellers, but all around the globe. Here are the top 10 most visited hill stations in north India 2018.
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Situated in the Dev Bhoomi Himachal Pradesh this beautiful hill station speaks its own uniqueness through the natural surroundings and water bodies all around the region. Wherever you look, your eyes would capture the lush green the crystal clear streams and ponds which produces the best tea in the region. It is a must visit if you want to be close to nature and beauty together.
This ecstasy filed beautiful and panoramic viewing hill station, surrounded by the tall deodar trees and the apple orchards, it is a must visit to this place which stands at a height of around 1700 meters above sea level and being of the most visited hill stations of Uttarakhand’s Pauri Garwal district, you would have one words coming out of your heart, Wow. With the back drop of the magnificent Himalayas and a very pious temple the Ghandiyal Devi, you would be touching style with spiritualism, when you visit this place.
If you are a writer, or a photographer or even a loner traveller, then the best hill station would be Binsar, as this region is still yet a bit cut off from the main hustle and bustle of tourists. With the panoramic scenic beauty of the Himalayas to watch from the Zero Point, you would feel and visualise a different mountain peak when you are seeing those milky white snow filled mountain caps, just beneath the clear blue sky. It stands in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, and amidst the Binsar Wildlife sanctuary.
Want to feel that English style of living, with the niche touch of glamour yet serenity, then this hill station is the one place you should visit , yet being a popular tourist destination is maintaining its calm and peaceful serene. Situated in the Pauri Garwal district of Uttarakhand, this hill station is around 1700 meters above sea level. It also houses the command office of the Garwal Rifles division of the Indian army. So if you are planning for a classy vacation should visit here once.
Away from the clustering tourists and the noisy vehicles, here is the hill station of Uttarakhand which speaks its own uniqueness, with its wilderness and picturesque spread of lush green and backdrop of mountains filled with snow. 2270 meters above the sea level this region which is around a 100 kilometers on the North eastern side of Dehradun, this place is full of the beautiful coniferous, rhododendron and oak trees, making it more special. You would also be able to see variety of birds flying by this region so in one word it is a bird’s paradise.
The name defines seven beautiful lakes which surround this region, near Bhimtal in Uttarakhand. A perfect family paradise for trekking, camping, walking trails, bird viewing and just relaxing in the lap of mother nature opening her warm hands to welcome you. It is around 1370 meters above sea level and is quite near to the capital city of the nation.
It is mostly considered to be the best and the famous destination for snow skiing of the Nation, making it proud of the region. Filled with the milky snow all around, this hill station in Garwal within the district of Chamoli, it has a beautiful skiing elevation of around 2159 meters to 3050 meters above the sea level. The literal meaning of Auli in the local language is Bugval, which means the green meadows, and yet it turns to milky white during the winters making it more heavenly for the skiing fanatics all around the world.
The winter games which were sponsored by the SAF in the year 2011 were held in the region making it notable on the nation list of famous hill stations. With the splendid Himalayas to fall back on, this hill station should be visited to feel that perfect snowy chill of the winters. It is an eternal sight to be cherished with the tall and magnificent Himalayan Mountains enhancing the snow white slopes of the region.
Known as the queen of the hills, the region is an enhanced version of natural beauty with a rich cultural history, of the nation. It includes seven hills which make the place so loved by the tourists, and yet it has its own story to tell. Few of the best places to visit in this hill station are namely St Michael’s Cathedral Christ Church, Kufri, Gurkha Castles, Churdhar Sanctuary and the Jakhu Hill.
Lying across the magnificent Doon Valley, this capital city of Uttarakhand state, is the most busiest and heavily visited hills station of the nation. Yet it still holds its peaceful surroundings and the panoramic view of the hills and the ancient temples, valleys, water ways, streams and simple stories to me make memories.
It is one of the most visited hill station of the country, situated at the foot of the Kumaon Range of Uttarakhand region. This lake-district of the nation has numerous lakes surrounded by the green trees and forests, to enhance its beauty and heritage. The most famous lake is the Naini Lake, from which the name has derived.
So this holiday season just plan to visit the best hill station of the country, and choose from one of the above from the list, and just enjoy those memorable stay and the natural surroundings, you would get in each of these hill stations. You can plan for a romantic holiday with your partner, or a fun filled adventurous weakened with your friends, and also a family holiday enjoying good food, music and the serenity of these mountain regions, to feel the fresh air of the hills making your body fit and active again.