Best Hill Stations in India for Summer Retreat

Indian Railways are making things easier for their customers day by day. They have introduced a lot of facilities, which is making train journeys more comfortable along with being affordable mode of journey in India as well. Apart from online ticket booking services and choosing berths according to preferences, they have introduced new digital time tables, which show the passengers whether a particular train is running on time or late, on a particular date. Along with that Indian Railways have also introduced Book food Online from ecatering services. By this, a passenger can book their train meals on their date of journey through online and the Indian Railway catering services will provide them with the ordered meal on the given date and time.

As summers have set in full bloom, hill stations in India are the only relief point for the people who stay here. They are the perfect gate away in summer when every other place is hot, humid and sultry.  There are plenty of options when one is looking for hill stations during vacations in India and each of them is unique by their own beauty.

But still, India has some popular stations which are traveler’s delight. If you have not visited them yet, then you should plan it soon.

Darjeeling: The Queen of hills is one of the most famous hill stations of West Bengal. The view of beautiful Kanchenjunga Peak (world’s third highest peak) along with the lush green nature and aromatic tea gardens make this place one of the most visited hill stations in India. Reaching Darjeeling can also be a different experience all together. After reaching Siliguri, one can take a journey by toy train all the way to Darjeeling. This is one of the best journeys one can experience.

Mussorie: This hill station in Uttarakhand district is just an hour long drive from Dehradun. Reaching Delhi by train, one can also take a car and take a long drive to Mussorie. This is a perfect weekend gate away and a relief from the scorching heat. One can take a cable ride till Gun Hill and enjoy a picnic with their friends and families at the side of Kempty Falls. One can also trek to the highest peak in Musoorie called Laal Tibba.

Srinagar: The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir is also popularly known as the Switzerland of India. Once you reach there, you can book a house boat to stay and enjoy the beauty of lakes and the night sky. The chinar parks and the snow capped mountains make this place the most beautiful place where one can spend their summer holidays. In fact, if you plan a visit in April, you can be a part of the famous Tulip festival held here in the largest tulip garden of Asia.

These places are very popular as hill stations in India. Thus, one needs to visit these places at least once in their lifetime. It is the best experience ever, and in summer, these places are the most attractive at that point of time.

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