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Top 45 Hill Stations in India

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In today’s busy and stressful life, one looks forward for a vacation atleast one’s a year with their family. Not only to spend some quality time with them, but to relax and rejuvenate themselves.

So, Indian GK is here to share with you to some list of top hill stations in India. These hill stations are spread across India. Here are some best hill stations in India – no particular order.

Araku Valley

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Located in the Visakhapatnam district in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, Araku Valley is one of the most beautiful and popular hill stations in the country. Geographically, the valley is situated on the Eastern Ghats, and there are multiple tribes that inhabit the place. The official language spoke in the Araku Valley is the same as the official language of the state of Andhra Pradesh: Telugu.

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Horsley Hills

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Also known by the name of Horsleykonda, the Horsley Hills, as the name suggests is a hill series located in the Chittoor district of the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It precisely is located in the Madanapalle taluk of the district. The place was named after a British collector called W.D. Horsley, who had built a home in this place in the year 1870. Before that, the place was locally known by the name of Yenugu Mallama Konda, after a legend that talked about an elderly woman who lived in the hilltop and was fed food by the elephants living there.

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Tawang

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Located within the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh in India, Tawang is the smallest district among the 16 administrative districts of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is also known as the 8th least populated district in the country with a total population of only 49,950 people.

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Saputara saputara_lake

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Located in the Dang district of the Indian state of Gujarat, Saputara is a popular hill station having a height with an elevation of around 1,000 meters. According to the census of 2001 in India, Saputara has an extremely tiny population with a total of only around 6,301 people.

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Chamba
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Located in the Chamba district of the northern state of Himachal Pradesh in India, Chamba is an ancient town that happens to be one of the most popular hill stations and tourist attractions in the country as on today. According to the census of 2001 in India, the population of this place is only a little over 20,312 people.

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Dalhousie Dalhousie

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Located in the district of Chamba, in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh in India, Dalhousie is a very famous hill station situated on a range of five hills, on an elevation of around 1,970 meters above sea level.

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Kasauli

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Located in the Solan district of the northern state of Himachal Pradesh in India, Kasauli is a very popular hill station of the country, and is also a cantonment that was set up during the British era in the year 1842, as a colonial hill station. Kasauli is at a height with an elevation of 1,900 meters above the sea level and is fundamentally a health resort.

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Khajjiar

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A popular hill station located in the Chamba district of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, Khajjiar is nicknamed as the ‘mini Switzerland’ in India, for its impeccable scenic beauty that is surrounded by snow and meadows. Khajjiar also happens to be one among the 160 other locations in the entire globe that shares topographical resemblance with the beautiful central-European country Switzerland.

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Kufri

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Located in the Shimla district of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, Kufri is a small hill station that is located at a small distance of only 13 KM from the popular hill station of Shimla. According to the census of 2001 in India, the total population of this hill station is only about 1,150 people.

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Kullu

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Also spelled Kulu, Kullu is the capital town of the district of Kullu that is located in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The place is located in the Kullu Valley on the banks of River Beas, and the Kullu Valley is what lies between the towns of Largi and Manali.

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Mcleodganj

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Located in the Kangra district of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, Mcleodganj is a suburb of Dharmsala, and is a popular hill station in North India. It is also commonly known by the name of “Little Lhasa,” or “Dhasa,” which in Tibetan culture means a small Dharamshala

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Manali

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Enveloped by the beautiful mountains of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is one of India’s most popular hill stations, situated near the northern end of the Kullu Valley, at a height with an elevation of around 2,050 meters. Geographically, it is located in the Kullu district, in the valley of River Beas and has a small population of only 8,096 people, according to the census of India in 2011.

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Shimla

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Also spelled as Simla, Shimla is the capital city of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, and happens to be one of the most popular hill stations in the world. It has as its perimeters the towns Mandi and Kullu on its north direction, Kinnaur in its east direction, and the Indian state of Uttarakhand on its south-east direction.

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Dharamshala

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Located in the Kangra district in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a multi-functional place as it serves as a hill station, a town, as well as a municipal corporation of the state, and is also the district headquarters of Kangra. It was formerly known by the name of Bhagsu.

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Gulmarg

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Located in the Barmula district in the north Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, Gulmarg is a very popular hill station, and is also a renowned skiing spot in the world. Geographically, the town of Gulmarg is situated on the Pirpanjal Ranges on the Western Himalayas. The main languages spoken in this region are Kashmiri, Urdu, English, and Pahari.

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Pahalgam

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Located in the Anantnag district in the north Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, Pahalgam is a popular hill station and one of India’s most famous tourist destinations. Situated on the banks of River Lidder, it is around 45 KMs away from the city of Anantnag, and is at an altitude of 2,200 meters. The town is closely associated with one of the popular Hindu pilgrimages that is the Amarnath Yatra

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Leh

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Currently the second largest district in the whole country of India after the Kutch district in the state of Gujarat, Leh was formerly the capital town of the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh. Standing at a height of around 3,500 meters, Leh is a popular hill station and a renowned place of tourist attraction in the country. The languages spoken in this area are English, Urdu, as well as Ladakhi.

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Nandi Hills

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Also known by the name of Nandidurg, the Nandi Hills are located in the Chikkaballapur district in the south Indian state of Karnataka. Situated at a distance of around 60 KMs from the popular town of Bengaluru and at a distance of only 10 Km from the town of Chikkaballapur

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Coorg

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Located in the Kodagu district in the south Indian state of Karnataka, Coorg is a beautiful hill station that as on today makes it to the least one India’s least populated tourism site that gives one the perfect feeling of embracing the nature and also having a great time with their near and dear ones.

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Devikulam

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Located in the Idukki district of the south Indian state of Kerala, Devikulam is a very small yet popular hill station located at a distance of only 5 KM from the popular tourist attraction place Munnar.

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Munnar

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Located in the Idukki district in the south Indian state of Kerala that is commonly referred to as “God’s own country,” Munnar is a popular hill station as well as a city on the Western Ghats Mountains, at a height of around 1,600 meters above the sea level.

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Peermade

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Located in the Idukki district of the south Indian state of Kerala, Peermade is a small but popular hill station of the country located on the Western Ghats Ranges, at a distance of around 85 KMs from Kottayam. It stands at a height of around 915 meters above the sea level. The main languages spoken here include the official language of the state of Kerala that is Malayalam, and then English.

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Khandala

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Located on the Western Ghats in the Indian state of Maharashtra, Khandala is a very popular hill station located at a small distance of only 3 KM from another famous hill station in Maharashtra, called Lonavala. In fact, such is the popularity of Khandala that its name was used in a very popular song of a Bollywood movie starring Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherjee, called Ghulam.

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Lonavala

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Located in the district of Pune in the state of Maharashtra in India, Lonavala is a very famous hill station situated at a distance of only 64 KM from the city of Pune. The official language of this place is the same as the official language of Maharashtra that is Marathi. People also speak Hindi and English here. Both the neighboring hill stations of Lonavala as well as Khandala were discovered in the year 1871 by the then governor of Bombay presidency: Lord Elphinstone.

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Panchgani

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Also commonly referred to as Paachgani, Panchgani is a very popular hill station located in the Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Other than being a famous tourist attraction place, it is also famous for housing a list of A-rated residential educational institutions. It stands at an elevation of 1,293 meters, and the official language of this region is Marathi.

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Panhala

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Located in the Kolhapur district in the state of Maharashtra in India, Panhala is a popular hill station and also a full-fledged city, which happens to be the smallest city in the whole state of Maharashtra. According to the 2001 census of India, the population of Panhala is quite small with only a total of 3,450 people.

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Matheran

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Located in the Raigad district in the state of Maharashtra in India, Matheran is a municipal council as well as a significant hill station that garners a lot of tourist attention. Geographically, Matheran is known as the smallest hill station in the country of India.

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Shillong Shillong

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Located in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya in India, Shillong is an extremely popular hill station as well as the capital city of the state of Meghalaya. Located at an altitude of around 4,908 feet above the sea level, it is often referred to as the “abode of clouds.” It is also commonly termed as the “Scotland of the East,” for the very fact that it consists of rolling hills in its vicinity, which reminded the European Settlers here of the beautiful scenery of Scotland, leading to the phrase “Scotland of the East.”

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Mount Abu

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Located in the Sirohi district of the north western state of Rajasthan in India, Mount Abu is a very popular hill station of the country situated on the Aravali Mountain Ranges. It stands at an elevation of 1,220 meters above sea level. Mount Abu geographically forms a unique plateau with the dimensions 22 KM in length and 9 KM in width.

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Gangtok

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Situated on the Eastern Himalayan Range, Gangtok is one of India’s most prominent hill stations and is also the capital of the state of Sikkim. Standing at an elevation of around 1,600 meters, Gangtok initially was treated only as a Buddhist pilgrimage site,

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Coonoor

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Located in the Nilgiris district of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Coonoor is primarily a taluk that serves as one of the most significant hill stations in south India. It is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri Hills specter, the first being the popular hill station of Ooty.

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Kodaikanal

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Located in the Dindigul district of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is a popular and beautiful hill station that is often regarded as the “princess of hill stations,” and currently enjoys a perfect stature of being one of the best tourist spots in Southern India.

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Ooty

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Located in the Nilgiris district in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Ooty is by far one of the most popular, cherished, and beautiful hill stations in the entire country. It is the largest hill station in the Nilgiri Hills, the second largest being Coonoor—another famous hill station.

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Almora

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Located in the Almora district in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, Almora is a cantonment as well as a municipal board that happens to be one of the prominent hill stations of the country and a popular tourist attraction place.

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Auli

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Also known by the name of Auli Bugyal in Garhwali language, Auli is located in the Chamoli district in the northern state of Uttrakhand in India. It happens to be a famous tourist attraction site being a hill station, along with being one of the most prominent skiing destinations in the Himalayan Ranges of Uttarakhand.

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Badrinath

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Located in the Chamoli district of the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, Badrinath is a very popular hill station and pilgrim site in the country. It lies at an elevation of around 10,800 feet above the sea level and is situated on the banks of the holy Alaknanda River. Badrinath is enveloped by the beautiful Nar and Narayan Mountain Ranges.

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Bhimtal

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Located in the Nainital district of the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, Bhimtal is a nagar panchayat as well as a town that happens to be a vital hill station in India. It is only 22 KM away from the popular city and hill station of Nainital. Standing at an elevation of 1370 meters above the sea level, the area’s official languages are Hindi and Kumaoni.

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Lansdowne

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Located in the Pauri Garhwal district of the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, Lansdowne is primarily a cantonment, and quite a popular hill station in the country. It stands at an elevation of 1,700 meters above the sea level and the official language of this region is Hindi. According to the 2001 census of India, the total population of this place is over 7,902 people.

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Mussoorie

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Located in the Dehradun district of the northern state of Uttrakhand in India, Mussoorie is a very popular hill station as well as a municipal board that stands at an elevation of around 2,005.5 meters above the sea level.

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Nainital

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Situated in the Nainital district of the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, Nainital is a popular hill station that also serves as the district headquarters of the Nainital district. Standing at an elevation of around 2,084 meters above the sea level, the main languages spoken in Nainital are Hindi as well as Kumaoni.

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Ranikhet

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Located in the Almora district in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, Ranikhet is a cantonment and a very popular hill station, standing at an elevation of around 1,869 meters above the sea level. The place maintained by the Indian Army, and houses the Military Hospital of the Kumaon Regiment, as well as the Naga Regiment.

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Valley of Flowers

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Situated on the highest Himalayan Ranges in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, the Valley of Flowers is regarded as a fairyland, or nature’s paradise, much more than being just a hill station in the country. It is surrounded by white-snowy mountains and stands at an elevation of around 3,600 meters above the sea level.

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Darjeeling Darjeeling

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Located in the Darjeeling district in the eastern state of West Bengal in India, Darjeeling is a popular hill station as well a municipality, situated at an elevation of around 2,042.2 meters above the sea level on the Lesser Himalaya Ranges. It is the district headquarters of the Darjeeling district

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Kalimpong

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Located in the eastern state of West Bengal in India, Kalimpong is a popular hill station that is all set to become the district headquarter of the upcoming district of Kalimpong in West Bengal. It stands at an elevation of around 1427 meters above the sea level, and the main languages spoken here are Bengali, Nepali, Lepcha, and Bhutia.

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Mirik

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Located in the Darjeeling district in the eastern state of West Bengal in India, Mirik is a beautiful and small hill station that happens to be a popular tourist spot as on today. It stands at an elevation of around 1495 meters above the sea level and is enveloped by the beautiful and serene hills of the Lesser Himalaya Ranges.

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