Summers are on the way and soon the heat will be unbearable in all parts of India specially Delhi/NCR. Some places are there where there is less effect of summers, Hill stations will give you relief effect in scorching summers so if you are also planning to visit hill station in coming summer here is a list of hill stations which are near Delhi/NCR and will be a place of attraction for you.
Hills stations near Delhi
Mussorrie is called queen of Hills and very beautiful hill station. People prefer to visit mussoorie in scorching summers due to its scenic beauty and natural waterfalls. Popular places you can visit in mussoorie are mussoorie lake, kempty falls, K dev bhoomi wax museum, Dhanaulti, Adventure park, Christ church, Mossy falls. You can do boating, trekking, see natural waterfalls, rock climbing and can explore wildlife views here. You can take a train from delhi to dehradun and it is only 1 hour 20 minutes by road from dehradoon. Best time to visit musoorie is April-june and October-November during snowfall. If you talk about the distance it is only 279 km from Delhi and if you are an expert driver you can go by car also.
Nainital is a popular hill station located in Uttrakhand. It is popular for various temples and scenic beauty. Popular places to visit here is naini lake, Tiffin top, bara bazaar, hanuman garhi, naina devi temple, Gb pant high altitude Zoo. You can do boating, walking, shopping, rock climbing, trekking and ropeway rides here. Trains are available from Delhi will kathgodam and you can take taxi from kathgodam to nainital direct buses are also available from delhi to nainital distance from delhi to nainital is 315 km only you can drive by your own car very easily there. Best time to visit nainital is October-june polular places near nainital to visit is bhimtal,ranikhet, Naukuchiatal and sattal,
Almora is yet another hill station near nainital which is approx 60 km away from it. You can get peaceful stay over here as it is less crowded as compared to nainital. Popular places to visit in almora is Kasar devi temple, Jageshwar temple,nanda devi temple, chaitai temple, jakhan devi mandir. You can do hiking, can enjoy scenic beauty of mountains. You can take trains from Delhi to kathgodam and can take taxi or bus till almora best time to visit almora is October-June distance from Delhi to almora is 383 km. If you are an expert driver and fond of doing long drives can go by car also.
If you want to see the scenic beauty of Himalayas so kausani is a place to visit for you. Popular places to visit in kausani are baijnath lake, Anashakti aasharam, Pant museum, you can do beautiful photography here and trekking you have to take buses or taxi from kathgodam where you can reach by direct trains through Delhi. Best time to visit kausani is October-June and distance is 434 km from Delhi.
Ranikhet is popular for its views of snow clad mountains. If you are a photo lover this place is best for you to explore. Popular places to visit in ranikhet are Rani jheel, Ranikhet golf course, Ashiyana park, Binsar mahadev temple, Bhalu dam, you can do boating, golfing, hiking and can visit many temples here. You can take taxi from kathgodam or train to ranikhet. best time to visit ranikhet is October – june and distance is only 372 km from delhi
Manali is the first choice for families and solo travellers and honeymoon couples in summers. Popular places to visit in manali are manali club house, tibetan monastry, manu temple,hadimba devi temple you can do rafting fishing and shopping in manali you can reach manali by taking a flight or train from Delhi to Chandigarh and after that you can take a taxi or Bus from Chandigarh to manali . Best time to visit manali is October-June and distance is 537 km from Delhi.
Kasol is a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh it is best summer hill station for youth and couples. Popular places to visit in kasol are parvati river,parvati valley,kheerganga and manikaran you can relax in the valleys of kasol and do trekking best time to visit is October-june distance is almost 531 km from delhi you can go by road to Chandigarh by delhi or can take taxi or train/Bus which ever suits your budget and can take direct bus or taxi to kasol. You can visit kasol by kullu as well