Top 5 Most Breathtaking Hill Stations in India

India: The best way to escape the scorching summer heat is to pick up a mountain station and enjoy the cool fresh air in the mountains. They are not only mountain stations surrounded by picturesque landscapes, but they also help you to get a clear head in pleasant temperatures. Most of the stations were urbanized by the British, especially since they fled in the summer months from the cities. Many of the hill stations also have nearby lakes and picturesque ponds, perfect for a boat trip in India.

As a rule, we have so much to do in our lives that we forget ourselves. We forget about the trouble and the work although we should take his break. For such a break, the mountains are ideal. Here you can forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life and find their inner peace. Many will think that a hill station has no activities and must be very boring. Times have changed! The mountains are the central hub of many activities and adventure sports, such as paragliding, toy train riders and horseback riding Jaipur sightseeing by car.

Let’s take a look at the 5 most breathtaking mountain stations: 

1. Shimla


One of the most popular hill stations in the country is Shimla. It used to be the summer residence or capital of the British. Officially, it is the capital of Himachal Pradesh, a delightfully airy and charming town along the ridge. Wonderfully surrounded by pine, oak and rhododendron forests. For the royal architecture and the famous railway, the city is very well known. The Christ Church with its stained windows is a highlight in Shimla. On Observatory Hill is the Scandal Point and the Viceregal House, from which you have a priceless view, especially at sunrise and sunset. Shimla is a destination for young and old and has something for everyone. Many adventure sports and activities can be organized, as well as guided hiking tours.

2. Manali

This peaceful mountain station owes its name to the Hindu legislator “Manu”. Manali is the derivative of the name “Manu-Alaya” which means “the whereabouts of Manu”. In Manali pure relaxation and adventure meet. This mountain station is an admired tourist destination and also attracts many for the honeymoon. In Kullu Valley, located in Himachal Pradesh, you will find a charming landscape, with cool pine forests and the River Beas. All this gives body and soul new, extraordinary energy and strength.

3. Munnar


In India, there are certainly some paradise places, also in the south in Kerala. For tea enthusiasts and landscape enthusiasts, it is definitely there in the seventh heaven. The areas around Munnar are celebrated for their tea plantations. At the Kundale tea plantations, you get the chance to look over the lush tea gardens, watch the tea leaves being picked and processed, and then sample the excellent tea. The region with its natural splendour is adorned with narrow streets, foggy mountains and sacred forests full of flora and fauna. Adventure lovers can climb the highest mountain in South India, Anamudi, walking around the Eravikulam National Park or paragliding and rock climbing.

4. Darjeeling

Darjeeling, in West Bengal, is also known for its rich tea plantations. Also, the city is bestowed with the view of the third highest mountain in the world, Mt. Kanchenjunga. Many visitors travel to Darjeeling to visit the famous monasteries. The most admired attractions in Darjeeling are the zoo, the botanical garden and the Darjeeling-Rangeet cable car. This is mostly used by tourists, which makes it the longest cable car in the whole of Asia. The best time to visit this enchanted place, its markets, tea plantations and attractions is in the months of April and May.

5. Ooty


At the beginning of the 19th century, Ooty was used as a summer residence by the British, the Chennai management and is now a restful place, ideal for short breaks. Since many of the summer heat in Tamil Nadu fly away, Ooty is in the summer months of April and May already very popular and well visited. The main attraction for visitors is the 22 Hector Botanical Garden, boat trips on Lake Ooty and climbing the Dodabetta mountaintop, from where you have incredible views of the Nilgirikette. For arrival, the train from Metupalaiyam gladly used, as you can enjoy a fantastic view while driving. Every summer you can see a flower show as an element of the summer festival in the botanical gardens.

With the highest mountain cliffs and chains, the Himalayas – or stretching from north to east, stretch across the AravalliunfVindhya Mountains across West and Central India – the place where you can find numerous hill stations. Likewise, in the southern part of India, such fascinating mountain stations can be discovered and visited.

Indian hill stations provided visitors with snow-capped peaks, subterranean canyons, misty forests, clean rivers and sky-blue lakes, as well as picturesque colourful meadows filled with plants in Ekta. Almost every mountain station enchants you with its dense forests and delicious food. These magical, magical and peaceful destinations are an ideal holiday alternative.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your unforgettable vacation in India with relaxation, adventure and fun!