Top 10 Hill Station In India

Here are Most Beautiful and Top 10 Hill Station In India



Nainital, also called Naini Tal, is a popular hill station in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Nainital is the judicial capital of Uttarakhand. The High Court is located there. It houses the headquarters of Kumaon Division and a district of the same name. It also houses the governor of Uttarakhand, who resides in the Raj Bhavan. Lake City Nainital was the summer capital of the United Provinces.

Best Spots to Visit in Nainital :

Nainital Lake

Naina Peak

High Altitude Zoo

Eco Cave Guarden

Tifin Top

Mall Road

Nainital Ropeway

Snow View Point

Gurudwara Shree Singh Sabha


Tibetian Market

Jama Maszid Mosque

Naina Devi Temple

Woodland Waterfall

Mandal River

Sonandi River

Altitude : 2084 Meter

Best Time to Visit Nainital:

During Summer From March To June

2. Shimla


Shimla, also known as Simla. It is the capital and the largest city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is also a district bounded by the state of Uttarakhand in the south-east, Mandi and Kullu districts in the north, Kinnaur in the east, Sirmaur in the south and Solan in the west. In 1864, Shimla was declared the summer capital of British India, succeeding Murree, northeast of Rawalpindi. After independence, the city becomes the capital of Punjab and becomes the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is the main commercial, cultural and educational center of the state.

Best Spots to Visit in Shimla :

Mall Road

Summer Hill

Shimla State Museum

Jakhoo Hill


The Ridge

Tara Devi Temple

Chriat Church

Shoolini Temple

Vicerebel Lodge

Altitude: 2276 Meter

3. Manali


Manali is a seaside resort nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, near the northern end of the Kullu Valley, in the valley of the Beas River. Manali is located in the district of Kullu. Manali hill station is about 270 km north of the capital, Shimla, 309 km northeast of Chandigarh and 544 km northeast of Delhi, the national capital. The small town of 8,096 is the beginning of an old trade route to Ladakh, then to Karakoram Pass, Yarkand and Khotan in the Tarim Basin. It is a popular tourist destination and serves as a gateway to the districts of Lahaul and Spiti, as well as to Leh.

Top Spots to Visit in Manali:

Solan Valley

Rohtang Pass

Mall Road

Club House

Nehru Kund

Bhrigu lake

Hadimpa Temple

Manu Temple

Vashist Hot

Water Springs

Tibetan Monasteries

Altitude: 2050 Meter

4. Leh Ladakh


Leh Ladakh is the adventure capital of India, is the goal that has the three most amazing major mountains going on the planet. This goal has strong links with Buddhism and Tibetan culture. From design to food, this city has an oriental point of view. This is an exceptionally popular vacationer's goal for people who like the open-air experience venue for outdoor exercises that siphon adrenaline in the mind. Ladakh is an expanse of inactive vegetation slopes, steep mountain passes, snow, cloisters and clear waters that normally remain as square ice.

Top Spots to Visit in Leh Ladakh :

Pangong Tso Lake

Khardungla Pass

Nubra Valley

Magnetic Hill

Chadar Trek

Shanti Stupa

Leh Palace

Chokhang Vihara

Tsemo Fort

Stok Palace

Ladakh Rafting

Altitude: Leh-3500 Meter & ladakh-3000 Meter

5. Dharamshala


Dharamshala is the headquarters of Kangra District in India. It was formerly known as Bhagsu. The residence of the Dalai Lama and the headquarters of the Tibetan Central Administration (the Tibetan Government in Exile) are located in Dharamsala. Dharamshala is 18 km from Kangra. Dharamshala has been selected as one of the 100 Indian cities to develop as a smart city as part of the flagship mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Smart Cities.

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh declared Dharamshala the second capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh on 19 January 2017. After that Himachal Pradesh is the third state in India with two capitals after Jammu and kashmir and Maharashtra.

Top Spots to Visit in Dharamshala :

McLeod Ganj

Tsuglagkhang Comple

Namgyal Gompa

Kalachakra Temple

Men tsee Khang

Tibetian Museum


Gyuto Monastery

War Memoriyal

Altitude: 1457 Meter

6. Gulmarg


Gulmarg is a city, mountain resort, popular ski destination and notified area committee located in the Baramulla District of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is located in the chain of Pir Panjal in the western Himalayas.

Top Spots to Visit in Gulmarg :


Kongdori - Gulmarg gondola

Ningli Nalla

Alpathar Lake

Dargah Of Baba Reshi

Maharani Temple

St.Mary Church


Ferozpur Nallah

Imambara Goom

Strawberry Valley

Children's Park Gulmarg

Seven Springs

Altitude: 2650 Meter

7. Spiti Valley


The Spiti Valley is a cold, desert mountain valley located in the Himalayan heights, in the northeastern part of the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. The name "Spiti" means "the country of the middle", that is to say the country located between Tibet and India. The local population follows a Vajrayana Buddhism similar to that of the neighboring regions of Tibet and Ladakh.

The valley and surrounding area is one of the least populated areas of India and is the gateway to the northernmost regions of the nation. Along the northern route of Manali, Himachal Pradesh or Keylong by the pass of Rohtang or Kunzum Passively, the valley is located in the northeastern part of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh and is part of the district of Lahaul and Spiti.

Best Spots to visit in Spiti:

Kunjum Pass

Pin Valley National Park

Chandratal Lake

Key Monastery

Suraj Tal Lake

Dhankar Monastery

Dhankar Lake

Baralacha Pass

Yak Safaris

Hikkim  (Around Spiti)

Kaza (Around Spiti)

Altitude: 3800 Meter

8. Gangtok


Gangtok is a city, municipality, capital and largest city of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is also the headquarters of the East Sikkimdistrict. Gangtok is at elevation of 1,650 meters. The town's population of Bhutia, Lepchas and Nepalis. Within the highest peaks of the Himalayas and with a mild climate year round, Gangtok is at the center of Sikkim's tourism industry.

Top Spots to Visit in Gangtok :


Tashi Viewpoint

Ganesh Tok

Nathu La Pass

MG Road Gangtok

Tsomgo Lake



Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

The Ridge

Himalayan Zoological Park

Enchey Gompa

Altitude: 1650 Meter

9. Ooty


Ooty is a city and municipality in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. In the north Coimbatore is 86 Km From Ooty and 128 km South Of Mysore. Ooty is the headquarters of Nilgiris District. It is a popular mountain resort located in the Nilgiri Hills. Originally occupied by the Toda people, the area came under the reign of the East India Company at the end of the 18th century.

The economy is based on tourism and agriculture, as well as the manufacture of medicines and photographic film. The city is connected by the Nilgiri gil roads and the Nilgiri mountain railway. Its natural environment attracts tourists and is a popular summer destination.

Top Spots to Visit Ooty :

Nilgiti Mountain Railway

Upper Bhavani Lake

Ooty Lake

Doddabetta Peak

Thunder World

Mudumalai National Park

Main Bazaar

Elk Hill

Wax Museum

M&N Chocolate Planet

Bison Valley

Deer Park Ooty

Sim's Park

Altitude: 2240 Meter

10. Kodaikanal


Beautiful Kodaikanal is a town in the hills of Dindigul District in TamilNadu State of India. His name in the Tamil language means "The gift of the forest". Kodaikanal is considered the "Princess of Hill Resort" and has a long history of being a popular retreat and tourist destination.

  Kodaikanal town was established in 1845. Much of the local economy is based on the hotel industry serving tourism. In 2011, the city had 36,501 inhabitants.

Top Spots To Visit In Kodaikalan:

Kodaikanal Lake

Coaker's Walk

Bryant Park

Silver Cascade Falls

Berijam Lake

Pillar Rocks Road

Pine Tree Forest

Bear Shola Falls

Guna Caves

Altitude: 2133 Meter