Hill Stations in Uttarakhand You Must Visit This Summer
Often, the state of Uttarakhand is called the Land of Gods. This is because it has many Hindu Temples located all across the state. But it is also important to mention that the state has one of the most beautiful hill stations of India. While Rishikesh and Dehradun are famous locations in Uttarakhand, the state is dotted with many hill stations, which are worth visiting.
These are the hill stations, which are not flocked by too many tourists and are nature at its purest form. These hill stations are perfect getaways for North Indians. WelcomHeritage Windsor Lodge Ranikhet Hotel is among the best heritage hotel to stay at if you are looking for a blissful experience with a great view of the Himalayas. Without further ado, below mentioned are the most beautiful hill stations of Uttarakhand, which are secluded from the public and make for a must visit.
Askot – Have you ever heard of the famous Askot Deer Sanctuary? This is where it is located. Lying in the middle of Dharchula and Pithoragarh, the fertile slopes are situated on the front-most side of River Kali on the right and on the left are the mountains of Nepal. Trees like Quercus, Rhododendron and Pinus are found here in abundance.
Kasauni – This is a beautiful hill town in Uttarakhand and in terms of the panoramic views, no other place can match up to it. The Ashram where Mahatma Gandhi spent a few days of his life to write down the Anashkati Yog is here in Kasauni.
Ranikhet – This is a small hill station as well as a cantonment town in Uttarakhand’s Almora district. It literally means the Queens Meadow and got its name from a myth, which says how Raja Sudhardev had won the heart of Rani Padmini, the Queen, at here Ranikhet. The town is home to abundant oak and pine trees, mountain goats, leopard cats and many striking places for tourists. The heritage hotel in Ranikhet gives royal accommodation to the tourists.
Lohaghat – This is one of the many beautiful hill stations of the state. It has even been compared to the beauty of Kashmir. The place is very famous for its mythological and historical associations. The Janmashtami and Holi celebrations here are splendid.
Chopta – It is called the mini Switzerland of India, owing to its incredible beauty. The hill station is absolutely unspoiled and has generous population of flora and fauna. During the winter months, the town looks even more beautiful because of heavy snowfall here.
Dhanaulti – This place is only a few kms away from the famous hill town Mussoorie. It is popular for its Deodar forest of alpines, oak and rhododendron. The summers here are very pleasant; the winters are cold and beautiful. You get to see snowcapped trees and mountain peaks.
We are sure we tempted you enough for you to plan a holiday to Uttarakhand soon! Why visit abroad when you have all the counterparts in your own country? Book your tickets soon and Happy Holidays!