These hill stations in India are a must-visit.
There are many places to visit in India if you are looking to take in amazing views like lush green forests, gorgeous lakes, snow-capped mountains and lovely hills. Visiting one of India’s many hill stations is a chance to get out of the city and explore places worth visiting. Here are some beautiful hill stations to visit in India.
Amid the Kumaon hills in the outer Himalayas lies a beautiful town known as Nainital. This is a sanctuary for outdoor lovers and people who just love being in nature. You can get a taste of almost everything here. Enjoy green and lush forests and peaks covered in snow. You can also enjoy Naini Lake and the wildlife. Adventure seekers can also enjoy some fun activities like trekking river rafting, hill climbing, and so much more. The landscape is so gorgeous that photographers will love capturing its beauty. And it has a lot of it. The Snow View Point, Nainital Zoo and Eco Cave Gardens are some of the popular tourist attractions.
The hill station of Shimla is nestled among snow-capped mountains and oak and pine trees. If you love architecture, take in the colonial-era structures and history of the place. It is said that Shimla was the ‘Summer Capital of British’ in the 18th century. Neo-Gothic style Christ Church, The Ridge, the Jakhoo Temple and the Mall Road are popular tourist destinations. Experience the cafes and shopping centres. You can also enjoy plenty of outdoor activities like camping, mountain biking, and paragliding.
Srinagar is popularly known as the ‘Venice of the East. It is a fascinating place that is rich in culture and history. It is the perfect place to holiday for nature lovers and photographers. You can also go on a tour to check out the palaces, religious places and breathtaking gardens. The Dal Lake is a particular attraction as it is popular for its houseboats, floating gardens and a floating vegetable market. The best time to visit is in April, which is when the Tulip Festival is held.
Darjeeling is known for its thriving tea plantations and snow-capped Himalayan mountains. You can enjoy a taste of the delicious beverage at many tea estates in Darjeeling. You can also trek to Tiger Hill and get a true understanding of just how special this little spot on Earth is.