The Top 3 Hill Stations In North India

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The Top 3 Hill Stations In North India Photo by Ninad Chaudhari

When you book North India tour packages, you invariably think of the hill stations; Shimla-Kullu-Manali, Srinagar-Gulmarg-Sonmarg, Leh-Ladakh, and more. So, it gets more and more interesting because as the destination; most of them have wide range of sightseeing, adventure activities and historic sites too. So, in a way, you can design a customized holiday packages with adventure activities around the hill station and spend the whole week in Manali region. Or, you can make the hill station part of the vacation as well.  So, let’s see the best hill stations, which will be perfect for any tour package in North India.

Shimla; Himachal Pradesh:

The capital of Himachal Pradesh was the summer retreat for British. However, it has been the popular honeymoon destination and weekend getaway for the longest of times. Yet, it holds its appeal with the colonial vibe, scenic valleys and snow-clad mountains. Visit during summer to explore the white river rafting, paragliding and fishing. In winter, its winter sports time. So, suit up to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering and more. The trekking trails are also great way to explore the true beauty of this city.

Ladakh; Jammu & Kashmir:

Nuzzled in the corner of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh is the snowy destination with sprinkle of culture.  The monasteries or gompas in the region are extremely beautiful. Their historic importance and stunning locale is the perfect blend of beauty and faith. In addition, you can explore the picture-perfect lake, challenging trekking trails and delicious local cuisine. Though, it is not as easily accessible as Shimla, it is an unforgettable experience for travellers, trekkers and honeymooners.

Manali; Himachal Pradesh:

Just a perfect road trip destination for north Indians, Manali is a stunning queen of hill stations in its own right. The scenic location, snow-covered mountains and exciting adventures make it a great hill station in North India for summers and winters. As one of the most popular hill stations in India, it is part of several North India tour package itineraries. You may want to enjoy the white river rafting and paragliding in summer or skiing and ice-skating in winter. The beauty of these stunning hills is undeniable. 

Northern India is blessed span of land. But, the hill stations like Dehradun, Pahalgam, Nainital, and more keep North India tour packages exciting and forever fresh for every kind of traveller. So, strap on your travel shoes and explore the holy and scenic hill stations to create memories of lifetime.

Author's Profile

Ninad Chaudhari works as a Web UI Designer / Developer with Cox & Kings. Ninad is an ardent photographer and finds the best deals on holiday package to pursue his passion. He recently explored North India on a tour package from Cox & Kings and his albums are replete with pictures of this tour.

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