The northern part of the country is home to some of the most enchanting hill stations. From a centre of learning to showcasing amazing history, these hill stations are amongst the most visited destinations in the country. Let’s take a look at some of the most famous ones.
Here are some of the most exotic locations in the northern region of India you should definitely visit.
This enchanting hill station derives its name from the former Governor-General of British controlled India, Lord Dalhousie. Dalhousie is a beautiful hill station situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh on the foothills of the Dhauladhar range at an elevation of more than 1500 m above sea level. Nowadays, you can travel through the untouched beauty and enjoy the remarkable view of the snow capped Himalayas in Dalhousie. There isn’t much to do in the hill station apart from spending your day strolling through the green valleys. Finding affordable Dalhousie tour packages would be helpful in touring across the area.
Erstwhile a summer retreat to the royals of Patiala, Chail is an enchanting hill station situated about 350kms from the city of Delhi. Most often Chail is described as a heaven for adventure sports enthusiasts, who can be seen in considerable number, all round the year, trying their hands on activities like trekking, rappelling, hiking and more. Along with the equalling appalling hill stations like Shimla and Kufri, Chail forms the Golden Triangle of Himachal Pradesh. There are some really cozy resorts in the hill station, offering a panoramic view from their terraces.
This fantastic hill station is also known as ‘Auli Bugyal’, which in the local language means meadows. Auli might not be that famous on the tourist maps, but you can find several skiers thronging the place during winters for a thrilling experience. Auli is famous for its highest man-made lake and the enthralling view of the snow capped peaks like Kamet, Mana and Nanda Devi. The hill station also experiences a pleasant climate, which makes it easily accessible throughout the year. This small hill station is situated at about 400 kms from the national capital.
Located at a distance of approx. 350kms from the national capital, Ranikhet is a small town with an enthralling view of the snow-capped peaks of the western Himalayas. The Rama and Jhula Devi temples are amongst the most visited tourist attractions in the town. Apart from these there isn’t much to explore in the town, apart from enjoying the abundance of natural beauty. The town is an important base for the armed forces, owing to the fact that it’s located near to the Nepalese border. The best time to the visit Ranikhet is from March to October.
This fantastic hill station in the north eastern region is popular for its wildlife. Centre of Assam’s administrative movements, Guwahati consists of some of the wildlife parks and reserves. If you’re planning to spend your holidays in the lap of nature and amidst wildlife, then you should definitely plan a trip to Guwahati. Being a state capital Guwahati is well connected with other major cities of the region and you can easily find flights, trains and buses to reach the destination.
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