10 Awe-Inspiring Hill Stations In India

Darjeeling and Gangtok
A brilliant combination of scenic beauty, lush green forests and luxuriant hills- Darjeeling and Gangtok are just two magnificent hill stations that India is proud of. Below the exquisiteness of the mighty Kanchanjunga, these hill stations offer its visitors with an inspiring view of lush green plains, monasteries, orchards and tea plantations. Also known as 'the land of thunderbolt', Darjeeling is a place that adventurists can't miss. Not to miss the world famous toy train ride through the mountains, as it is sure to relieve your mind and body.

Gangtok is the capital of the state Sikkhim, which is blessed with more than 500 varieties of flora and fauna. This hill station is also famous among adventurists for its trekking sites. Cerulean skies, white fragrant magnolias, magnificent tea gardens, slanting sun rays that turn rhododendrons to scarlet are just some of the mesmerizing beauty that is sure to leave you dumbstruck.
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Reader's comments(7)
1: To the writer. There is place called Coorg in South India. The place has the beauty of nature. It is also called as south indian Kashmir.
Posted by: Noufalluddin Moidu - 10 Jul, 2012
2: India has got a whole bunch of hill stations that the list must be redefined into 20 or 25 hill stations...any way nice list...
Posted by: Charles - 08 Jul, 2012
3: They have ignored Ranikhet and Nainital. They are better than Manali, Dehradun (Mussoorie - Dehradun is only a valley), Shillong and Ooty anytime. Gulmerg is better than Srinagar.
Posted by: MG Kapoor - 08 Jul, 2012
4: I am surprised how one can ignore Kerala hill stations Like Munar , Tekkadi,Waynad and Ponmudi... they are far better to few of here mentioned places...,
Posted by: Gunasekhar - 07 Jul, 2012
5: Define awesome. INDIA IS AWESOME. Unashamebly beautiful.
Posted by: karl heubner - 07 Jul, 2012
6: how did Dehradun get classified as a hill station? It is a vale lying between the himalayas and shivalik and cannot be classified as a hill station at all, just as Srinagar in J
Posted by: entity - 07 Jul, 2012
7: India for no doubt is "the real paradise on earth"....
Posted by: James - 06 Jul, 2012