With Summer already upon us, travelers in India are slowly starting to research potential destinations for them to spend their summer. India being a place with a vibrant natural diversity, the choice of destination does get a little daunting at times. Don’t fret, here’s a list of underrated hill stations in India you should visit this summer,
– Kausani, Uttarakhand
Home to the Rudradhari falls, this lesser known hill station is a great place for wildlife enthusiasts. And the view of the Himalayan peaks of Nanda, Devi, Trishul and Panchuli from Kausani is nothing short of heavenly.
– Idukki, Kerala
An underexplored hill station in the beautiful state of Kerala, Idukki offers travelers breathtaking views of the lush green scenery, lakes, tea plantations and the Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
– Kanatal, Uttarakhand
A place made for nature lovers, Kanatal is located in Mussoorie but is nothing like it. With spellbinding sights, natural waterfalls and hidden temples, the quaint town of Kanatal is a place you’d never want to leave.
– Chikhaldara, Maharashtra
Feel the serenity engulf your being as soon as you reach Chikhaldara, the quaint and peaceful place is home to the Kitchakdari and Shakkar lakes and the Gawilghur fort, all of which accentuates the feeling of peace that the place evokes.
– Shimoga, Karnataka
A hill station that has breathtaking views and loads of waterfalls for every traveler to see. Move over Coorg and Mysore, Shimoga should be your summer destination this summer if you’re in Karnataka. Home to the Jog falls which is one of the most popular waterfalls in India, the less crowded Shimoga offers a peace in its solitude.
– Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand
Speaking of solitude, the quaint hill station of Dhanaulti offers just that. Located 28 kilometers away from Mussoorie, Dhanaulti offers travelers an opportunity to feel the peace that comes with solitude with its inexplicable charm and serene landscape.
– Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
Home to an artificial lake in Punganoor, it is a surprise that Yelagiri still remains one of the underexplored hill stations in India. The lake has an in-built park for you take a stroll in, you can go boating on the lake, trek, paraglide or just plain explore the gorgeous hill station.
And there you have it, a list of underrated hill stations in India that you should visit this summer.
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