Now that the summer holidays are inching closer, it’s time to find out which are the best hill stations to enjoy a fabulous vacation. Let’s take a look at our best Hill stations to visit in May and June:
Mcleodganj is a top favorite amongst the younger crowd, simply because it allows the opportunity to trek himalayas to Triund and sleep under the stars. You can also fix up a specific trip that only has room for this trek, if adventure is your thing. Mcleodganj also has a lot to offer for the non-trekkie crowd. A beautiful Buddhist monastery sits right in the middle of this hill station, and the restaurants surrounding it offer rich Tibetan food to warm you up even on the coldest nights. However, since you’re going in the summer, you might be interested to know that many of the same restaurants serve alcohol for dirt cheap prices to cool you down.
The Queen of the Hills always comes to mind when we think of the best hill stations in India. Summer months, that is, may and june, are the ideal time to visit as the place offers relatively cool weather and just the right amount of sunshine. From taking great photos at Kempty Falls to enjoying long, serene walks around long winding roads, Mussoorie is the ideal place for any traveller. Since the bazaar is almost filled to the brim with hotels, it is the ideal place to go for travellers on a shoe-string budget.
Pristine crisp hills coupled with air so fresh you can hardly believe your lungs – that’s Darjeeling for you. Enjoy a tranquil holiday amongst tea plantations and fill your gut with authentic Nepali cuisine. At night, you can watch the stars come alive as they twinkle in the clear mountain sky.
If you want to go to a hill station that is not as explored as others, Coonoor is the right choice for you. However, you must be willing to partake in a vacation that offers nothing else except the little hill station you’ll be staying in. It’s ideal for vacationers who just want to unwind and don’t want to fill their days with a ton of activity.
Ooty is without a doubt one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. Located in South India, it offers lush greenery, a great cuisine, and crisp, cold air. It’s a short drive from Bangalore so one can always take a flight to the main city and drive from there. This way, your holiday has both – city and mountain experiences together.