If you’re a hills person, then you must see the less-explored hill stations in India! All those mid-work dreaming sessions of travelling to the hills or taking that off-beat adventure trip with your buddies; you can do all that now!
We have round up the best places to go to, in the coming long weekend! So, pick your favourite & plan the trip!
If you live in Delhi, and are the adventurous type, this is the place for you! Situated in the Himalayan Ranges of Uttarakhand, Auli is known as the one of best skiing destinations of India. However, during the summer season it turns into a Switzerland-like city. Imagine lush green meadows perched on top of a hill with a 360 degree view of the Himalayan ranges, can’t believe it? See it to believe it!
How to reach: By road from Delhi, it is about 570 kilometres away.
Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
This beautiful hill station located in Salem district of Tamil Nadu, is a must-visit place if you’re in this state. Yercaud has lush green hills, pristine lakes & scenic beauty. There’s a unique 32- km loop road that you must visit. Here you will have a lovely view of the Coffee & tea plantations & the local culture of the place.
How to reach: By flight, Trichy is the nearest airport, about 163 kilometres away.
Panchgani got its name from five surrounding hills. Its one of the best places to visit from Mumbai, because of the beautiful lush green hills & the all year round great climate. The British discovered this hill station for a retreat & it has been popular ever since. Panchgani has its unique Table hill which is the second largest mountain plateau in Asia, which makes it very special!
How to reach: Nearest airport is Pune which is about 100 kilometres away.
A stunning mountain peak with lush forests, Kodachadri is located in the Western Ghats in South India. Apart from the stunning mountain ranges, Kodachadri also has some pristine water falls which can make for some good treks! There’s also a religiously important temple here, where Adi Shankara meditated.
How to reach: The nearest airport is Bangalore, about 442 kilometres away.
Kalimpong, West Bengal
A small little station located in West Bengal, its known for its panoramic views, monasteries & Tibetan handicrafts. Kalimpong offers some stunning views of the mighty Kanchenjunga & Chola range. Its a great place for the honeymooners specially! Don’t miss out on the lovely Chinese & Tibetan streets food here like Momos, Thukpa. You will also find great Indian delicacies as well
How to reach: Nearest place is Kolkata, which is a 12-hour train ride away.
There you have it, the best 5 spots for the weekend getaway! So pack your bags, grab a friend & go! Plan your travel with Paytm and book your flight tickets at the cheapest prices.