10 Beautiful Hill Staions near Delhi

If you want to go outside from city and looking for hill stations near Delhi where you can enjoy beautiful nature that is within 250 to 300 Kms, and unexplored yet, then check this out. Here, I have listed 10 such beautiful hill stations that are close to New Delhi and can reach within a days via car or train.

10 Best Hill Stations close to Delhi for Weekend

So here is the complete list of Hill Stations that are near by Delhi city that can be reach within a day. Listed tourist spot are the best for the weekend trip from Delhi city.

Shimla Hill Station
Shimla hill station

Shimla is the most famous hill station in India and does not need any introduction. Shimla remains snow-covered during all the seasons and in winter, the roads become ice-cream like thick. The Ridge is the most popular road in Shimla. National Highway 22 that connects Chandigarh to Shimla is a beautiful way which is worth-travelling. If you are dare person then don’t forget to visit haunted places located in Shimla with your friends.

Landmark Place:
The Mall, Christ Church, Summer Hill, Kufri, Naldehra Golf Club.
How to Reach?
Shimla is 359 kms away from Delhi. Regular trains, various private bus, train and car services are available to reach over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit this place is throughout the year as you can enjoy cool breeze here all the time.

Manali Hill Station

Hadimba devi temple Manali

Manali is one of the most famous hill stations and requires least introduction. Rohtang Pass is the best spot where zero-point offers snow-covered view of Himalayas. Skiing in Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley are two must-do here. Mountaineering opportunity is also available in Pir Panjal ranges.

Landmark Place:
Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Beas Kund (Chandratal Lake), Vashisht Hot Water Springs, Hidimba Devi Temple.
How to Reach?
Manali is 533 kms away from Delhi. Direct trains, private bus and taxi services are all available to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit Manali is from March to May and from September to mid-November

Kullu
Kullu

Kullu is also a popular hill station situated in Himachal Pradesh at the banks of Beas river. You can visit both Pir Panjal mountain and Greater Himalayan range from Kullu. Tall pine and deodar forests and beautiful apple orchards add to the beauty of Kullu.

Landmark Place:
River Beas, Raghunath Temple, Shoja, Kasol, Kais Dhar.
How to Reach?
Kullu is 514 kms away from Delhi. Train and bus services are all available to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Kullu is from March to May and from September to November.

Solan Hill Station

Solan hill station

 

Solan is a quiet hill station having the partial view of Himalayan range and Alpine tree forests. This place has a history of having the oldest brewery established here. People suffering from diseases visit over here to betterment of their health.

Landmark Place:
Habban Valley, Kuthar Fort, Shulini Mata Temple, Mohan Meakin’s Brewery.
How to Reach?
Solan is 313 kms away from Delhi. You can avail regular trains and taxi service to reach over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Solan can be visited throughout the year for enjoying its ever pleasant beauty.

Nainital Hill Station

Nainital hill station

Nestled amongst pine grooves and surrounded by the mighty Himalayan range, Nainital is one of the best tourist attractions of India. It is generally associated with the pear-shaped lake Naini and its lush green vegetation. According to Indian Mythology, Lake Naini was formed right after the eye of Devi Sati fell on Earth after Lord Shivas warrior dance. This hill station houses the best picturesque view of the snow-capped peaks and the spectacular emerald green lake!

Landmark Place:
The Naini Lake, Naina-Deopatha-Ayarpatha peaks of Himalaya, Big size Nainital Zoo.
How to Reach?
Nainital is just 298 kms away from Delhi. Trains, private taxis and buses are available on frequent basis to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Nainital is between March and November. However, if you want to see snowfall, then Dec-Jan is the best time to visit.

Jeolikot-Sattal

Jeolikot-Sattal

Jeolikot is a beautiful hill station situated in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is popularly known as the gateway of Naini Lake. If you are a nature lover, then you will enjoy the pleasant views of colourful flowers and flying butterflies here. Photographers can get the opportunity to capture natural beauty here. Sattal (Seven Lakes) is also a famous spot located near Jeolikot.

Landmark Place:
House of Warwick Sahib, Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, Sattal Butterfly Museum.
How to Reach?
Jeolikot is 290 kms away from Delhi. You can get trains, private bus service or taxi to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Jeolikot is from March to September.

Kanatal

Kanatal hill station

Kanatal is a small beautiful hill station where you can rest in holiday after a hectic week’s work. It has one dry (kana means dry) lake (tal means lake) located at the centre which is associated with historical reference. Visiting Eco-Park in Dhanaulti and trekking to forests are prime things to do here.
Landmark Place:
Dhanaulti, Surkunda Devi Temple, Tehri Dam, Kodia Jungle.
How to Reach?
Kanatal is 310 kms away from Delhi. Trains, various private bus and taxi services are available to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit this place is throughout the year as you can enjoy cool breeze here all the time.

Lansdowne

Lansdowne hill station close to Delhi

Well connected by road, this small and quiet place located in Pauri Garhwal of Uttarakhand is a stone’s throw from Nainital. Commonly known as Lansdowne, it treasures one of the rarest varieties of pine – the blue pine, and the evergreen oak trees. It is also considered to be the most serene and peaceful hill-stations in India.  This place was named after Lord Lansdowne and has been a favorite amongst all from the British ruling era. Lansdowne is ideal for people who want to spend some time in solitude and take a break from the mundane busy life style.

Landmark Place:
Garhwal Rifles War Memorial, Beautiful St. Mary’s Church and the Bhulla Lake
How to Reach?
Lansdowne is just 251 kms away from Delhi. Local trains, private bus and taxis are all available to reach over here.
Best Time to Visit:

If you wanted to visit this beautiful place then best month would be from April to July.

Nahan

Nahan

Nahan is a small hill station situated in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Beautiful view of Shivalik range of Himalayan mountains and green valley add to beauty of this place. This place is popular among religious people because of the presence of many temples. Zoology enthusiasts also visit this place to see fossil park situated here.

Landmark Place:
Dhaula Kuan, Suketi Fossil Park, Trilokpur Temple, Giri Nagar.
How to Reach?
Nahan is 267 kms away from Delhi. You can get direct trains to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit Nahan is from December to March when winter is full on.

Parwanoo

Parwanoo hill station

Parwanoo is a small but popular hill station where horticulture is famous. If you love eating fruits then visit this place to taste wide range of jellies, jams and marmalades. Parwanoo lies on the way to Subathu where twelfth century sculptures are visible. You can enjoy ropeway ride here.
Landmark Place:
Gurkha Fort, Pinjore.
How to Reach?
Parwanoo is 281 kms away from Delhi. Private bus, car and taxi services are available on frequent basis to reach here.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Parwanoo is between February to May.

If you know any other such beautiful hill stations near to Delhi then do let me know, I will include it here.

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