Top 20 Famous Hill Stations of India

Hill Stations of India, according to global survey of tourism, are the most visited destinations during the vacation by the foreign tourists. The foreigners generally came from their countries with their family members to relax from their tiring and hectic busy lives and to enjoy the trip in the soothing and relaxing hill stations of India.

In India, there are numerous landscapes which are considered to be the best places to be visited for entertainment and convenience.

Mentioned below are the top 20 famous hill stations of India. Have a deep look on them:

20. Mirik


Mirik is one of many beautiful hill stations that are located in India. It is jeweled with the many tea trees and orange orchards; it is one of the breathtaking hill stations that are located in the West of Bengal. The top attractions of this station are Mirik Lake, Deosi Dara, Devi Stahn and Rameetay Dara.

19. Tawang

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

It is one of the districts of Arunachal Pradesh. It is famous because of its Tibetan territory and its history. The hill station is filled with numerous water falls, hot water springs and primeval lakes. The main attractions of this destination are Sela Pass, Nuranang Waterfalls, Jaswant Garh, Bumla Pass and many others.

18. Shillong


It is the capital and the hill stations of Meghalaya. It is also known as the Abode of Clouds. Top attractions of Elephant Peak, Umiam Lake, Mawphlang and Lady Hydari Park.

17. Kalimpong


Another beautiful hill station of the West Bengal, it is the greatest colonial architecture of India. The Kalimpong is famous for its peaceful and calm environment and is also known for its nurseries of exotic flowering plants. The attractive attractions of this destination are Deolo Hill, Flower Nurseries, Mangal Dham and Loegaon.

16. Gangtok


It is the one of the most famous hill stations of India. And it is the most stunning and captivating hill stations and the cities of the world. It is famous of the destinations like Hanuman Tok, Tsomgo Lake, Cholamu Lake and Seven Sisters Water Falls.

15. Darjeeling


It is a famous hill station of the West Bengal. It is located along the Himalayas and is also considered the World Heritage site of UNESCO. Darjeeling is the dreamland of east. Darjeeling Toy Train is the most famous for this hill station.

14. Lansdowne


The one of the most beautiful and quiet region of the India, Lansdowne is also located in the district of Uttarakhand. It is also a great place for newly married couples and honeymooners. The major attractions of this hill station are the War Memorial, Bhim Pakora, Durga Devi Temple and Jwalpa Devi.

13. Dalhousie


Another famous hill station for the tourists is the Dalhousie. It is a kind of retreat for the British. It has become another attraction for the tourists all over the globe. The Dalhousie is famous for Karelanu, Khajjiar, Panchpula, Kalatop and Dainkund Peak.

12. Dharamshala


One of the most famous places for tourists, Dharamshala is located in the Himachal Pradesh. The hill station is famous for its lofty mountains and forests. A large number of travelers visit this place because of its moderate climate and in winter to enjoy snowfall of Asia. Famous places of Dharamshala are Naam Art Gallery, Dal Lake and many more.

11. Gulmarg


The meadow of flowers, Gulmarg is a fantasy place for the one who visits it. It is filled with the blueberries and exotic flowers. Famous for the golf courses and Shark Fin.

10. Coonoor


Coonoor is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also measured the one of the best place for hiking in India.Lamb’s rock, Law’s fall, Droog Fort, Sim’s Park, and Katary Falls are the principal attractions of this place for tourists and visitors.

9. Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills

It means the hill of Happiness. Nandi hills are also regarded as the ancient fort of Southern India. Temples, Gandhi house, Nehru Nilaya, Horse way, and Brahmashram are the attraction for tourists in the Nandi hills.

8. Mussoorie


It is a hill station that is located in the state of Dehradun. It is known as the queen of Hills. Tourism is very significant in the economy of Mussoorie Lake, Lal Tibba, Gun Hill and Mall road is the famous attraction of this hill station.

7. Idukki


It covers several mountains, trees and rivers. The Idukki Arch Dam is the biggest Dam in Asia. Places of interest of this place are Munnar, Marayur and Thattekad Bird Santuary.

6. Almora

Almora, Uttarakhand

It is famous for the scenic beauty and the enchanting nature. Our list would be incomplete without this hill station. It is famous for many attractions like Deer Park, Kalimut and Martola.

5. Yercaud


It is the famous hill station and the worth visiting one which is located in the Tamil Nadu. It is called as the Jewel of South India. It is a lake forest which is widely considered a place for tourists. Yercaud Lake, Lady’s Seat and Bear’s Cave are some of many places of interests of this worth visiting hill station.

4. Kullu


It is known as the Valley of Gods. Vaishno Devi Temple,Bijli Mahadev Temple, Akhara Bazaar are of the major interest of the tourists.

3. Manali


It is the one of the most visited and the famous destination for the tourists. Being famous for the spots like Club House, Kothi, and Solang Valley etc.

2. Shimla


Famous for the places like Mall Road, Christ Church, Summer Hill and Jakhoo Hill. It is a region that is also famous culture and beauty. So it is placed in the list of top 20 hill stations of India.

1. Nainital


It is also considered the Lake District of India. It is admired by the millions of people because of its beauty and romantic getaway. It is a must visit location as many places are famous in this district.

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