Breath-taking Hill Stations near Delhi that should be on your bucket list
For travellers all across the world, hills, mystical silver waters and green peaks are synonymous with peace, tranquillity and quiet. Many travellers go to hills every season through a tour package agency in search of some tranquillity. If you are a resident of Delhi NCR or live nearby, the following list of hill stations is your hint to take the high road and find yourself in the arms of sun-kissed peaks.
This is the town known for delicious jams, smooth marmalades, and finest fruit juices. It is also known for wonderful orchards, greenery and a wide variety of flora for all tourists to see. There are wonderful sights to see too, a nature lover can visit Pinjore Gardens and a few Fruit Orchards. The Gurudwara Nada Sahib and Nagarkoti Mata Temple is also a favourite for religious tourists to visit and pray to gods and goddesses.
According to tour package companies, Chakrata is a fast-emerging popular weekend getaway for Delhi NCR residents. It is one of the nearest Hill Stations from Delhi and has plenty of hilly rivers surrounding it. The town is quaint, clean and well-managed as it is a cantonment area. Tiger Falls, Budher Caves, and Ramtal Horticultural garden are a few sights that nature-loving travellers will definitely enjoy. The town is located at an altitude of 7000 ft above sea level, and remains an attraction as it is an abode to the Jaunsari Tribe of Uttarakhand.
Chail is again one of the most popular hill stations for Delhi residents. While there are not many spots to visit in Chail, it is an extremely tranquil place to spend some time and connect with yourself. The place is teaming with tall pine and deodar trees, the greenery makes it look gorgeous and a green haven to be in. Many tour packaging agencies suggest that this town is a popular destination amongst trekkers and hikers as there are several mountain peaks. There are plenty of sights to see in the town too. If you are visiting for the first time, you should definitely visit Chail Palace Hotel, Sadhupul Lake and Maharaja’s Place.
Kanatal is a nature lover’s treat. A traveller does not need much time to travel to karnatal, it is a very short trip from Delhi NCR. Alongside nature, one can also partake in trekking, camping activities, sightseeing etc.
Amongst the places to visit, most popular places visited by tourists are Surkanda Devi temple, tehri Lake, Kodia Jungle and Dhanaulti Eco Park.
Pangot is located just 317 kilometres away from Delhi. It is stunning little town just 15 kilometres ahead of Nainital. The nearest railway station, The Kathgodam railway Station is just 50 kilometres away from here. Therefore, this town is strategically located in terms of transport.
There are a lot of bird species and other animals to be found. Pangot and Killbury Bird Sanctuary is the most popular spot to visit, according to popular tour package companies.
These were a few hill stations that every traveller should visit once. They are very close to Delhi NCR and a must visit for a weekend getaway. So, pack your bags and find yourself on the road to a hill station!