5 best hill stations in India

Nainital HIll Station
Nainital HIll Station

India owns the best geographical location in the world, India in a small area comes with Hills, Mountains, Valleys, Beaches, Islands, forests, and many other things. India has been a great place for foreigners to chill out and explore due to the history of India. Not only foreigners even the citizens of India have not visited all the hill stations and must be searching the best place to visit this year.

In India, there is no such rush time for any of the hill station, but most people prefer to go in Summer if they are looking for some relaxation with family, while couples love to visit the place in winter. Bangalore is one good places with several small hill stations which are good for trekking and paragliding. Today we will be talking about the 5 best hill station in India, let us first enlist them, then we will talk about them briefly.

  • Vagamon
  • Shimla
  • Mussoorie
  • Ranikhet
  • Nainital
Nandi Hills in Bangalore
Nandi Hills in Bangalore


All the 5 best hill stations in the above list are from North India, but South India is not behind and we have a number of hill stations here also. Out of which the best happens to be Vagamon which is a great summer destination for the people of South. The place is famous for calm weather and awesome cinematic views you can get from the hills. Sitting beside the Meenachil River chilling is the dream of many people who wants to enjoy the tourist places in Vagamon. In Vagamon we do have a number of waterfalls which we can enjoy.

Vagamon Hill Station
Vagamon Hill Station


The place happens to be based on the volcanic lake known as Nani, and hence the name Nainital. Nainital happens to be the most adorable place of India, and also referred to as ‘lake district’ of India. The place is a perfect match for a family outing, and college or school tours. The city is quite well connected with other cities of India hence journey to the place is quite easy via Road, Rail, and Air transport mediums. There are many different locations such as Tiffin Top, Snow View Pint, Govind Ballabh Pant Zoo and many others. If you are planning a visit in the near future to the place to visit the Mall Road and Gurney House which are the major attraction of the place.

Nainital HIll Station
Nainital Hill Station


Around 60 years back the place happens to be the Summer Capital of India. Now Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is a go-to destination for most of the people. Tourists always appreciate the beauty of the place and even the culture. As the place was Summer Capital back in time, here we can find a number of places which can be appreciated for the architectures. Shimla State Museum, Summer Hill, Christ Church, Shoolini Temple are some of the places which are the major attraction. You can even find the Mall Road here is Shimla and serves the same purpose as of Nainital i.e. is the best for roadside food and shopping.

Mall road Shimla
Mall road Shimla


Again a place from Uttarakhand happens to be in the best hill station of India, you will find most hill station in Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir as this is the area where you will get the best hills and the best sceneries. Talking about Mussoorie the place is also known as Queen of Hills. There are a number of boarding schools in India and hence is the education hub of Uttarakhand. Not only education hub, but also happens to be the Tourist hub, as it is the most well-connected city in the state. Mussoorie Lake, Gun Hill, Nag Devta Temple, Mall Road are some places which are must visit if you are planning a visit in the near future.


This is a place which has not seen much of the development in the recent years, and hence you are surely gonna see most of the Britishers here. Ranikhet is the best when it comes to Calm Atmosphere and you will surely appreciate the amount of relaxation you will get in a few day stay at the place. Talking about the place owns plenty of Sunset points which you can enjoy and a visit to Golf Course will amaze you with the beauty.

If you are planning a visit to a hill station and confused, then you can choose one which is the best and cost saving for you from the above list. All the above-listed hill stations are the best and you must plan a visit to these places once in a while. Do let us know with your picks of the 5 best hill stations of India.


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