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TOP 10 HILL STATIONS FOR A PERFECT WINTER VACATION

By Jasmeet Singh . 3rd October 2018 09:30am
TOP 10 HILL STATIONS FOR A PERFECT WINTER VACATION

The time to have the perfect dream winter vacation is here once again. We all love the end of the year and the winter chills that comes along with it. It is all about relaxation and getting refreshed, a period to spend quality time with family and friends. And there is no better way than to have an environment where there is some peace and beautiful display of nature. Here are top 10 hill stations for you to visit this winter for perfect and memorable holidays.

Manali

[caption id="attachment_24974" align="alignnone" width="3000"]Manali in snow Source[/caption] Located in the Kully valley of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is one the popular destinations in North India. Snowfall is fascinating in the month of December. Manali is said to have a magical border by cool pine forest and the raging Beas River which gives a special energy. Jogini waterfalls, Hadimba Devi Temple, Solany Valley and much more are places you should visit.

Srinagar

[caption id="attachment_24975" align="alignnone" width="4000"]Srinagar Source[/caption] Located in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, Srinagar is popularly known for its lakes, gardens and relaxing houseboats.

Darjeeling

[caption id="attachment_24976" align="alignnone" width="1280"]Darjeeling Darjeeling Tea Garden (Source)[/caption] Some of you might be wondering why you should go to this city. Located in West Bengal, this city has the Kangchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world. Wow! It also has beautiful tea gardens, slopes of rolling hills and much more. Darjeeling is definitely worth exploring this holiday season.

Kasauli

[caption id="attachment_24977" align="alignnone" width="1280"]Kasauli Kasauli Sunset (Source)[/caption] This is a cozy hill station that is very historic also known as the colonial hill station. Found in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli offers you a quiet and peaceful holiday. Places such as the Mall road, Gurudwara Shri Nanakji, and the Old Baptist church are places worth visiting. To all the couples, make it a date with your partner at the sunset point and lovers lane.

Ladakh

[caption id="attachment_24978" align="alignnone" width="2602"]Ladakh Source[/caption] Found in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladhak is a hill station that is scarcely populated. It is known for its high mountains, snowfall and beautiful display of nature. Ladakh is the best destination for peace and relaxation. This city is rich in dairy products and organic vegetables. Want to have the best beer this winter, then, Ladakh offers the best 'chhang' (barley beer).

Shimla

[caption id="attachment_24979" align="alignnone" width="1600"]Shimla Church in Shimla (Source)[/caption] Shimla is the largest city in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This city is actually cool throughout the year and it is no wonder one finds lots of Britishers there. It is known for its colonial architecture, historic railway, the Old Christ Church, and the temples. Visiting Shimla will definitely blow your mind away.

Nainital

[caption id="attachment_24981" align="alignnone" width="1280"]Nainita Source[/caption] A hill station surrounded by lakes and natures bounty is definitely a must visit this winter. Nainital is famous for the Nainital lake and zoo alongside its amazing view and pleasant weather. Nainital is a popular hill station located in the region of Kumaon of the state Uttarakhand.

Mussoorie

[caption id="attachment_24982" align="alignnone" width="1024"]Mussoorie Source[/caption] Mussoorie is popularly known for its developed facilities for tourists. It is located in Uttarakhand and is an hour away from Dehradun. You can enjoy a walk along the Camelback road, visit the Kempty falls and have a great view of the Himalayas.

Dharamshala

[caption id="attachment_24983" align="alignnone" width="1140"]Dharamshala Source[/caption] Get ready to hike and have the best winter vacation in Dharamshala. Found in Himachal Pradesh, this city offers a very peaceful vacation as you explore the various tourist sites. It is a place of history, religion, and culture. McLeod Ganj, a suburb of Dharamshala, Bhagsunag Falls, Dal Lake, Namgyal Monastery and much more are a must visit for you.

Matheran

[caption id="attachment_24984" align="alignnone" width="1600"]Matheran Source[/caption] This city is the smallest hill station in India. Located in the city of Maharashtra, Matheran offers a pleasing and iconic view of nature. It is popularly known for its walking trail. One special fact about this city is that vehicles have been banned. This makes it a very quiet place to relax away from noise and pollution.