Summer Holidays: 10 Hill Stations to Visit for Summer Vacation

The schools are shut, and with each passing day, the temperature is going up. The only solution to get through this weather is at the hill station. In this blog, we have curated ten hill stations that you can consider for spending your summer vacations. If not summer vacations, these places are ideal for a family trip as well.

Mussoorie

Mussoorie is one of the famous hill stations to visit for summer vacation. The place many site attractions that include Doon Valley, Jwalaji Temple, Kempty fall, Landour Clock, Rajaji National park, and many more to name. Mussoorie is a gateway destination for people in and about Delhi.

Kodaikanal

Next in the list of hill stations to visit for a summer vacation in Kodaikanal. The beautiful hill station is part of Tamil Nadu. The place boasts mesmerizing grasslands, waterfalls, meadows, valleys, and mountains.

The nearest railway station is Palani Railway Station, which is at a distance of 66 km. Or you can travel by bus also. Online portals like Abhibus will help you find the best route. Also, you can use Abhibus coupons to get a hefty discount on your trip.

Ooty 

Another place that you can consider visiting during summer vacation in the South is Ooty. The queen of the hill station is situated in the Nilgiri mountains and is perfect for 2-3 days trip.

The best time Ooty is from April to June. The place is also famous for its toy train. On your way, you will get an enchanting view. Attractions like Emerald Lake, Ooty Lake, Deer Park, and Tribal Today Huts are famous places to explore.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Counted amongst India’s seven union territories, it is one of the mesmerizing places to visit during summer vacation. The place also has beaches, which makes for an ideal place to roam around and enjoy the weather.

It is the perfect destination for a trip with family and loved ones. On your journey, do not forget to explore places like Chidiya Tapu, Cellular Jail National Memorial, and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

 Mount Abu

Mount Abu is one of the most fascinated hill stations in Rajasthan, and it is apt for your next summer vacation. Known to be ‘an Oasis in the desert ‘ is one of the best destinations for a quick trip.

It has several places like Crocodile Park, Guru Shikhar, Dilwara Jain Temples, Peace Park, Sunset Point, Nakki Lake, and Achalgarh Fort, that you can visit and have a wonderful time. The nearest airport to Mount Abu is Udaipur, and the nearest railway station is Abu Railway station. Do consider this place for your next trip, especially in summers.

Mahabaleshwar

Located in Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar is known as majestic peaks and valleys. It is situated in the Western Ghats. It is also home to captivating mountains and valleys. The nearest airport to Mahabaleshwar is New Pune International airport, and the closest railhead is Weather Railway station. Some of the places that you can visit are Pratapgarh, Parsi Point, Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple, and Pratapgarh Fort.

Tawang

Another place that one can consider for summer vacation is Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. The place has Buddhist monasteries and many historical sites. People from across the country visit the locations for its unusual climatic conditions. It is an ideal place to seek peace. You can visit Nuranang Waterfall, Paradise Lake at Sea and many other places to name.

 Shillong

Traveling to Shillong would be hectic, but it would give you a lifetime experience to cherish. It boasts an incomparable beauty, lush green hills, waterfalls, and lakes that add to its charm.

The closest airport to the Shillong is Shillong Airport, and the nearest railway station is Guwahati. Some of the places that you would love to explore in Shilong are Elephant’s cave, Mawjambuin Caves, Sweet Falls, and Shillong peak.

Mukteshwar

You can consider Mukteshwar for next summer vacations as well. Located in Uttrakhand, the places are home to breathtakingly views of the Himalayas and Nanda Devi. This is an ideal place for adventure lovers.

You can go for trekking and other adventures. The serene atmosphere and greenery of the site are best to spend some time with yourself, far from all the hustle-bustle of city life. The nearest airport to Mukhteshwar is in Pantnagar, and the closest railhead is Kathgodam. You can visit places like Chauli ki Jaali, Mukhteshwar temple, and Methodist Church.

 Darjeeling

Last but not least, Darjeeling is on this list of hill stations to visit for summer vacation. This is undoubtedly one of the most mesmerizing hill stations in India. It is famous for its toy train ride and tea plantations.

The peaceful place enveloped by lush green hills. The nearest airport to Darjeeling is at Bagdogra, and the nearest railway station is Jalpaiguri. Some of the areas that you can visit are Gorkha War Memorial, Tiger Hills, and Peace Pagoda at Charlemont Hills.

 Conclusion:

With the rise in temperature, hill stations make a perfect destination for summer vacations. In this blog, we have listed ten ideal hill stations that you can visit for summer vacations.