Top 10 Hill Stations in North India


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10 Hill Stations in North India for an Unforgettable Vacation

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10 Hill Stations in North India for an Unforgettable Vacation

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Hill stations excursions are a wonderful therapy to renovate one’s mind and body. Breathing in a fresh air & exploring the captivating hillside landscape setting make you feel refreshed and calm.

If you are looking for a hill station holiday tour in Northern part of India then you are at the right spot. We have got you the list of must-visiting and exciting hill stations that boasts spectacular sights and memorable adventures.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Homes And Hills in Shimla

Shimla is most prominent destination of Indian tourism, which comes first in our mind, when we think of hill station adventure. Many Bollywood movies have filmed the gorgeous sights and snow scenery of the popular region of this alluring city. The city has also served as the summer capital of Britishers during the colonial era. Shimla is always been a famous tourist spots for mountain lovers and a perfect escape from the scorching heat during summer.

Best Places to visit: Mall Road Jakhoo Hill, The Scandal point, Christ Church, Naldhera Chai, Green Valley, Mashobra

Best time to visit: March to June and October to February

Top thing to do in Shimla: River water rafting, Paragliding, Mountain biking, Ice skating, Himalayan Aviary, trekking, ziplining, rappelling and rock climbing (under the expert surveillance).

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali Himachal Pradesh

The next in our list is the another most visited hill station destination is Manali known for its picturesque view and captivating colorful mountain scenery. Manali is a perfect retreat for those looking for a break from the vibrant city rush and indulge into the nature escapade. The destination attracts millions of tourists worldwide experience the thrilling adventures of Manali including, trekking, cable car ride and skiing.

Idle time for Manali visit: March to June and September to November

Must visit Places: Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley, Rohtang pass, Manikaran Sahib and Manu Temple.

Things to do in Manali: Camping, river rafting, trekking, cable car ride, skiing, paragliding.

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Mussoorie Uttarakhand

Mussoorie also known as the queen of hills is among the top hills station in India for an idle summer holiday tour. Sit at the lap of the Shivalik range of Himalaya at a height of 2,000 meter above the sea level, it offers an epic view of the Himalayas peaks in western Garhwal. The paradise is considerd a perfect spot for Honeymooners. It is also a kids-friendly location which has several kid attractions including Lal Tibba, Jawahar aquarium and Company-garden.

Top places to visit in Mussoorie: Kempty falls, Gun hill points, Landour lake and Bhatta falls Idle time for Mussoorie trip: April to June

Things to do in Mussoorie: Trekking, hiking, Paragliding, rock climbing, kywalk, zip-swings, ATV riding, shopping etc.

Nainital, Uttarakhand

Nainital Uttarakhand

Grown around the Nainital lake this hill town is among the famous tourist attractions boasting a picturesque landscape and fashionable colonial structure. Nainital is one of the famous hill- station in Nort India, where tourists from the near location of Delhi/NCR and across globe visits during the pick summer to get the wintriness of this hill stop. The place has been a famous boating site since British regime.

Best things to do in Nainital: Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife safari, National zoo-visit, Nature walks, Cable car ride, Camping, Shopping etc.

Idle time for a visit: March to June Places to visit in Nainital: Naina Devi Temple, Naini lake, Himalayan view point, Tiffin top etc.

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala Himachal Pradesh

Nestled in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is an amalgamation of natural beauty and tranquil atmosphere. The hill town is home to spiritual leader of Tibetans, “Dalai Lama.” This mountain destination displays the rich cultural heritage of Tibetans and Buddhists. It becomes an idle place in peak summer for travelers to escape the scorching heat in the mountain valley. However, tourists also come to visit Dharamshala in winter to enjoy the snowfall.

Best time to visit Dharamshala: February to June and December to February (for snowfall expedition).

Top things to do in Dharamshala: Triund trekking, Kareri lake trek, Camping, nature walk, Paragliding etc.

Top places to visit in Dharamshala: Mcleodganj, Kangra museum, Dal-lake, Bhagsu waterfall, Naam art gallery, Dharamshala cricket stadium etc.

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

Known as the Switzerland of India, Dalhousie is an idle place destination for hill lovers. You can witness the amazing nature view, snowcapped mountains and experience numerous thrilling adventures in the city. The peaceful atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, colonial architecture and cozy accommodation facility makes it a perfect holiday spot for couples, families and solo travellers.

Idle time for a visit to Dalhousie: March to June.

Best things to do in Dalhousie: River Rafting, Trekking at Dainkund hill, Camping, Zorbing, Paragliding, Mountain biking, Hiking, Jeep safari and Boats cruise.

Top places to explore in Dalhousie: Khajjiar, Bakrota hills, Tibetan market, Sadar Bazaar, Punchpula and Village Lohali, Dainkund Peak, Karelanu and Gandhi Chowk.

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli Himachal Pradesh

Located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is a popular tourists spot for nature lovers and hill adventurers. Sunset point, Monkey point, rivered Hanuman Temple and Christ church is worth visiting while being in this famous hill station. You can indulge in various adventure sports in Kasauli. Tibetan cuisine is also a prime attraction of the place.

Idle time for a visit to Kasauli: April to June and again from September to November.

Best things to do in Kasauli: River Rafting, Trekking and hiking, Paragliding, Ropeway, Camping.

Top places to explore in Kasauli: Manki Point (Hanuman Temple), Gilbert trail, Sunset point, Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple, Kasauli Baptist Chruch etc.

Almora, Uttarakhand

Almora Uttarakhand

Located in the Kumaon region of Himalayas in Uttarakhand, Almora is a perfect escape to tranquil mountain from the hectic city life. The captivating landscape view of this region stuns visitors. Almora is also known as the town of temples where different Hindu temples are visited by the travelers and locals. The place has various hotel and resorts and eateries offering delectable cuisines.

Best time to visit Almora: March to June.

Best things to do in Almora: Ancient temple visit, Witness Sunset at bright end corner, Explore Binsar wildlife sanctuary, attend cultural festivals.

Best places to visit in Almora: Nanda Devi Temple, Kesar Devi Temple, Bright End Corner, Deer Park, Zero Park etc.

Auli, Uttarakhand

Auli Uttarakhand

Situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Auli is India’s one of the gorgeous hill- station. The town is world famous for its breathtaking landscape view. With its snowy slopes, snow capped peaks and wooden houses, the hill town appears completely staggering. Not only its beautiful gorgeous scenery, Auli is popular for thrilling adventures.

Best time to visit Auli: From March to June and from December to February (for those who love snowfall sights)

Best things to do in Auli: Ropeway ride, Skiing, Camping, Hiking/Trekking, Snowboarding (Winter) Best places to visit in Auli: Auli Artificial Lake, Chattarkund, Nanda Devi National Park (April to June), Chenab Lake, Gorson Bugyal etc.

Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Ranikhet Uttarakhand

Built by the British, the historical Ranikhet is an idle destination for witnessing the beauty of Himalayas. Other than the alluring landscape of Himalayan flora and fauna view, tourists also enjoy visiting golf courses, orchards and temples located here. This is an idle destination for family, peers and individual visit to experience the serene atmosphere far away from the vibrant city life.

Best time to visit Ranikhet: March to June.

Best things to do in Ranikhet: Taking a stroll through the bazaar, Golfing at Upat Golf Course, Visit ashiyana park.

Top places to visit in Ranikhet: Jhula Devi Temple, Mankameshwar Temple, Binsar Mahadev Temple, Sunset points, Ashiyana Park, Tarikhet etc.

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