Famous Hill Stations in North India

Famous Hill Stations in North India

India is the ideal tourist destination spot in the world for visiting famous hill stations which are beautiful and for their cool healthy air and stunning mountain scenery. And the hill stations in North India is the perfect tourist place in with beautiful hill stations surrounded.

The famous hill stations of north India are:

Almora                            Shimla
Nainital                           Badrinath
Bhimtal                           Gulmarg
Ladakh                            Chamba
Chail                               Ranikhet
Khajjiar                           Srinagar
Uttaranchal                     Gangotri  
Kullu                               Pahalgam
Patnitop                          Manali
Mount Abu

Mount Abu Hill Station:

This is the only hill station in Rajasthan situated at the southern tip of the Aravali hills. There are interesting treks and picnic spots in Mount Abu hill station. Mount Abu is also well known for the famous Dilwara temple. The attractive landscapes, steep rocks, tranquil lakes,  gigantic blocks of rocks in weird shapes, an array of coniferous trees, flowering shrubs, lovely lakes and the pleasant climate of Mount Abu makes an ideal tourist destination in north India.

Every year in the month of June mount Abu hill station celebrates The Summer Festival.

Nainital Hill Station:

Nainital hill station is located in the Himalayan foothills of Uttaranch Uttaranchal is a famous small town from Kathgodam of Kumaon. The hill station of Nainital was discovered in 1841 by a Britisher called Lord Barron. There are many ancient temples, lakes and peaks are surrounded with amazing views of the mountains adds to the beauty of Nainital hill station. The other worth vistiting places in Nainital are Bhimtal, Khurptal, Sattal, Nakuchiyatal, Kilbury, Snow view etc.

In the month of September a fair is organised every year dedicated to Naina Devi and in October the UP tourism organises a Winter Festival which acts as window to the rich culture and tradition of the area.

Chamba Hill Station:

The hill station of Chamba, is the land of antiquity, art and scenic beauty. This hill station was founded by Raja Varman who named the town after his daughter Champavati. It is a small town located amidst the Shivalik ranges and is famous for its temples. Chamba has a grassy walkway which is the focus for the Sui Mata and Minjar festivals. The Sui Mata festival is held for four days in the month of March every year in memory of princess Sui.

Other interesting places to visit at Chamba hill station are Laxmi Narayan Temple, Brajeshwari Devi Temple,Bhuri Singh Museum Gandhi Gate. And Chamba valley is famous for trekking as it has three well-defined snow ranges Laskar, Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal.

Ladakh hill station:

Ladakh hill station is surrounded by the Great Himalayas and the Karakoram ranges in state of Jammu and Kashmir. This hill station is incomparable to any other hill stations in terms of natural beauty, chilly winters and the best of adventure snow sports and an amazing tourist destination. Ladakh has a mixture of cultures living and working together. The tradition of artistic craftsmanship in Ladakh is very old and organizes many fairs and festivals throughout the year
Ladakhi mountains are the most spectacular mountain ranges in the world.

Gulmarg Hill station:

The Gulmarg hill station is located in Srinagar in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The captivating beauty, and its location make the hill station as one of the prime location in India. Gulmarg also has the interesting places such as highest green golf course in the world, Trekking, Skiing & Heliskiing, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserves etc. that makes tourist enjoy the hill station to the great extent.

Bhadrinath Hill station:

The holy place of Badrinath hill station is located in the Uttaranchal of the Himalaya mountains. Badrinath is one of the four Dhams along with Puri, Rameswaram and Dwaraka. It is situated above the Alaknanda river, believed to be a headstream of the holy Indian river, Ganges. The hill station of Badrinath is an attracting tourist place for both the Indians and the foreigners. Badrinath is also known as Tapobhumi and Bhubaikunth. In this hill station there is an 8th century monastery and a temple to the Hindu god Shiv Badrinath. Other interesting places in Bhadrinath hill staion are Joshimath, Valley of Flowers, Gobindghat, Lok-Pal Hemkund are worth visiting.

Kullu Hill Station:

The most charming and beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh is Kullu. It is one of the most preferred summer tourist destinations in India. Kullu hill station lies spreads out its charm on either side of river Beas. This hill station of Kullu was known as Kulanthpitha, which means the end of the habitable world. The most interesting places of Kullu are a major tributary Sar-vari, Bijli Mahadev Temple, Jagan Nath Temple, Manikaran, Kasol, Katrain Mahadev temple.