Ultimate Guide to the top 5 hill stations near New Delhi
Summer is here and as much as we love summer, we hate it at the same time. The entire year ends in a mundane. The boring busy life gets on our nerves. If you are someone who loves traveling and exploring new places these hill stations are your ultimate getaway. And if you are from New Delhi a short break to beautiful calm and peaceful places is what you deserve. To chill and relax before you kickstart your work again. So what are you waiting for grab your bags, book your tickets and escape reality?
1 Nainital 286 km from New Delhi: One of shortest and nearest hill stations from New Delhi. Nainital is a dream come true hill station. With fresh clean air, beautiful blooming flowers, peaceful lakes it is a treat for travel seekers. Nainital is the most popular and most visited hill station. It is known by the name Lake City of India one of the most beautiful destinations of Uttarakhand.
Things to do in Nainital: Boating in Naini Lake, Shopping at Bara Bazaar, Hiking, Horse riding, Camping, etc.
Best time to visit: March to June.
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2 Mussoorie 289 km from New Delhi: One of the nearest hill stations around New Delhi. It is also known as the ‘Queen of Hills’ and is the ultimate favorite hill station for a weekend getaway. Surrounded by beautiful green mountains, animals, and flowers. This serene, peaceful: and the lush green place is your ultimate getaway from the busy, stressful life.
Things to do in Mussoorie: Trekking, Paragliding, Zip lining, Angling, admiring beautiful Winterline.
Best time to visit: April-June and October-November.
3 Shimla 362 Km from New Delhi: Whether you are a travel enthusiast or a couple in a honeymoon Shimla will never disappoint you. Covered in snow, green pastures, and the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is the favorite hill station of people all around New Delhi. Surrounded by luscious forest, beautiful Victorian-era architecture. If you love beautiful architecture, British-era markets, city streets then Shimla is the right choice for you.
Things to do in Shimla: Toy Train Ride, Ice Skating, Shopping, Trekking, Hiking, Camping under the stars, etc.
Best time to visit: March to June
4 Auli 401 km from New Delhi: Auli is one of the popular hill stations. It is a hot spot for both national &international tourists. It is very much popular among skiing lovers. Auli is surrounded by apple orchards, old oaks, and pine trees. One of the favorite hill stations of people around New Delhi. One can enjoy even snowfalls during the winter season in Auli.
Things to do in Auli: Skiing, Camping, Ropeway Ride, Trekking, Visiting Nanda Devi National Park, Joshimath, Trishul Peak, Hiking.
Best time to visit Auli: December to February
5 Manali 558 km from New Delhi: Manali is one of the most popular hill stations not only to national but also to international tourists all around the world. It has endless views of the beautiful, majestic Himalayas . The beautiful hill station with rich history, luscious greenery, beautiful landscape, and many more.
Things to do in Manali: Rafting, Skiing, Yak ride, spotting beautiful Himalayan birds and mammals, Skiing, Hot water bath.
Best time to visit: October to February.