Hill Stations are like an icing on the cake ! In summer especially, but hill stations are always fun, adventurous and give you relief from the urban clusters. Some of them you very well know – like Shimla, Mussoorie, and Nainital ! but India is not a small country it has more fantastic and gorgeous hill stations, We are unaware of.
1. Idduki – Kerala
Idduki is one of the most beautiful districts in North India. There are lakes and Dams you can see, you can visit Munnar nearby o famous tea plantation, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary or Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. There are many other wildlife sanctuaries which you can visit. The nearest Railway Station to Idduki is Kottayam, from where you can take a bus to Idduki ( 114 Kms ) far.
Attractions of Idduki : Eravikulum Wild Sanctuary, Dams, and Rivers.
2. Ponmudi – Tea gardens
It is located in the Thiruvananthapuram district, this little hill station is overruled by beautiful Tea gardens. you can also visit river Kallar. You can take Train from Kochi to here which is 176 Kms far.
Attractions of Ponmudi : biological parks and River Kallar.
3. Haflong – Assam
Haflong have about 2 Lakhs varieties of flowers ! amazing if you like flowers you should definitely visit Haflong. Plus Rivers with green water and the famous Blue hills are the major attractions of Haflong.You can train from all the major cities of Assam for Haflong.
Attractions of Haflong – Haflong Lake and the blue hills.
4. Pelling – Sikkim
Pelling is the perfect place to indulge in spiritual and religious activities. There are many old centuries in Pelling, from Pemayangste monastery, Sanga choosing monastery. these monasteries were built 16 Th century. Need to say more, if you like traditional buildings this is the best place to visit. The nearest Railway Station to Pelling is The New Jalpaiguri ( NJP ).
Attractions of Pelling – Pemayangste monastery and all the natural views.
5. Chopta – Uttrakhand
If you are a trekker or like trekking , then Chopta is the perfect Hill station for you. Not trekking for fun, but serious trekking is done at Chopta. You can take a taxi or go in a bus from Rudraprayag.
Attractions of Chopta – Tungnath ( famous for trekking ) and Chanrashila plus Trekking.
Visit these gorgeous Hill stations with your families and enjoy summers plus winters. Don’t forget to pack woolen clothes and to take pictures.