India has a diverse topography – from mountainous terrain in the North to vast beaches in the South and plains plus plateau in between. The hill stations in India are a must see. These are tiny towns surrounded by hills and mountain peaks all around. The nature is as its best and offers you rejuvenating experience.
Some of these hill stations, especially the ones in Kerala, are also used for treatment of illnesses from stress to diabetes and more. Details about such hill stations are available when you search for Ayurveda tours in India.
When you travel to India looking for natural places, you must see the hill stations in Kashmir, Rajasthan and Kerala. There are some hill stations in Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and other states so you can opt to visit one whichever is nearest to you.
Hill Stations in India
Some of the most famous hill stations in India are Srinagar and Gulmarg in Kashmir. Sonmarg is also located in Kashmir. Himanchal Pradesh has two must visit hill stations – Shimla and Manali. Mussorie, Nainital and Kausani are located in the Uttarakhand. You may also like the Mount Abu in Rajasthan, a particularly dry area yet with enough natural appeal. Darjeeling lies in West Bengal and is surrounded with tea estates on all corners.
Other than the above, there are several hill stations located in Kerala, the south western state of India alongside the western ghats of Deccan Plateau.
In addition to the soothing atmosphere, you can find activities such as hiking and trekking when you visit any of the hill stations in India.
Kerala Hill Stations
There are plenty of hill stations in the southern state of Kerala. Munnar, Ramakalmedu, Echo Point, Rajamala, Vagamon, Pullumedu, Vandanmedu, Chellarkovil and Patumala are some of the famous hill stations in Kerala. These hill stations in Kerala also host several religious sites of both Hindu and Christian faith.
Munnar hill station is located at the confluence of three mountains – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. This hill station was once the summer resort of the British empire and it still reflects the essence of the bygone era.
Once you make up your mind about what all hill stations to visit, you can ask your tour operator about details. You know what you want to experience. The tour operators always create tour plans keeping in mind, your experience. If you wish to visit anything in specific, you need to tell the tour operator in details – before you embark on the journey. If you wish to combine your stay at hill stations with Ayurveda treatments, you can either stay at resorts or if you wish to stay for long, you might want to get a house on rent. Whatever be the case, if you tell your tour provider in advance, he can make the related arrangements for you.
India is full of beauty combined with adventure and quality time. You just need to make sure what you want and your tour operator will help you get that.