10 Beautiful Hill Stations from Meerut to Visit

Here is list of beautiful hill stations that are very close to Meerut and perfect for weekend. These famous spots are nearby and unexplored. Whether you are from Uttar Pradesh or from outside, finding a perfect hill station for weekend has been a tough job. Therefore I have listed such 10 most lovely hill stations that are close to Meerut city.

Auli Hill Station

Auli hill station
Auli is a popular hill station where snow is visible almost all the times. So it is the best place for adventure sports lovers who enjoy skiing. Auli lies on the way to Badrinath and religious visitors can visit ‘Char Dham’ (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath) from here.

Landmark Place:
Auli Lake (World’s Highest Man-made Lake), Nanda Devi Sanctuary.
How to Reach?
Auli is 319 kms away from Meerut. Regular trains and private car services are available on frequent basis to reach Auli.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Auli is between February-end and May.

Almora Hill Station


Sun Temple in Almora

Almora is a famous hill station where you can view the Kumaon hill range of Himalayan mountains. This place is surrounded with tall pine and fir trees, so pleasant cool breeze always flow here and people who want to improve their health can visit Almora for betterment.

Landmark Place:
Koshi river, Kasar Devi temple.
How to Reach?
Amora is 308 kms away from Almora. You can get regular train, private car and taxi services on frequent basis to reach Almora.
Best Time to Visit:
March to November is the best time to visit Almora.

Chakrata Hill Station

Chakrata Tiger Fall

Chakrata is a beautiful hill station having the view of Himalayan range, colourful birds and Alpine tree forests. This place has a history of having British cantonment established here. Foreigners can face difficulty in visiting the army restricted area.

Landmark Place:
Tiger Falls, Budher (Moila Danda), Chirimiri Sunset Point.
How to Reach?
Chakrata is 279 kms away from Meerut. You can avail train, private car or taxi service to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:
Chakrata can be visited throughout the year for enjoying its ever pleasant beauty.

Jageshwar Hill Station


Jageshwar temples

Jageshwar is a famous pilgrimage hill station situated in Jata Ganga river valley near a small village named Artola in Almora-Pithoragarh highway. Green deodar tree forests and lots of jyotirlinga temples are the main attraction of this place. Jata Ganga river and its streams Nandini and Suravi add more beauty to its view.

Landmark Place:
Jyotirlinga Temple, Airavat Gufa (cave), Brahma Kund, Archaeological Museum.
How to Reach?
Jageshwar is 350 kms away from Meerut. You can avail trains or flights to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit this place is mid-March to June and mid-September to November.

Kanatal Hill Station

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 238 kms away from Meerut. Various public 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.

Kotdwar-Lansdowne
Kotdwar Bhulla Lake

Kotdwar is one of the most quiet and lovely hill stations in India. It is a famous excursion point. Lansdowmne is very near to it and is popular for its beauty. Kotdwar-Lansdowne both are situated in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. A beautiful river Kho and Shivalik mountain range add to the beauty of Kotdwar.

Landmark Place:
River Kho, Siddhbali Mandir, Garhwal Rifles War Memorial, Bhulla Lake.
How to Reach?
Kotdwar is 138 kms away from Meerut. Private bus and taxi services are all available to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Kotdwar place is from March to November.

McLeodganj

Bhagsu falls Mcleodganj

McLeodganj is very beautiful hill station in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. It has wonderful views of snowy Himalayan mountain’s Dhauladhar range and green valley at the foot of the hills. This place was named after Sir Donald McLeod, a Lieutenant Governor of Punjab.

Landmark Place:
‘Hanuman Ka Tibba’ peak, Tsuglag Khang (Dalai Lama’s Temple).
How to Reach?
McLeodganj is 468 kms away from Meerut. Direct trains, private bus and taxi services are all available to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit McLeodganj is from September to March.

Rishikesh

Rishikesh
Rishikesh is the most famous hill station known as a popular pilgrimage. It is also the Gateway of Garhwal range of Himalayan mountains. Rishikesh has pleasant weather and bunch of temples to visit. Adventure lovers can try various water sports here. Haridwar is also very near to it and is another popular visiting spot.

Landmark Place:
Lakshman Jhula bridge, Ram Jhula, Muni Ki Reti.
How to Reach?
Rishikesh is 160 kms away from Meerut. You can get private bus service or taxi to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Rishikesh is from March to May and again September to mid-November.

Chamba

Laxminarayan temple of Chamba
Chamba is a popular beautiful station which is situated in Himachal Pradesh on the banks of quiet Ravi river. Chamba has soothing weather and long British style hotel buildings and is famous for its old cultural heritage. It has many museums of paintings and handicrafts

Landmark Place:
Champavati Temple, Banni Mata Temple.
How to Reach?
Chamba is 587 kms away from Meerut. You can get direct trains to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit Chamba is around the year because of its cool and soothing climate.

Jeolikot-Sattal Hill Station

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 275 kms away from Meerut. 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.

So these were the most beautiful stations near by the Meerut city, if you know any others then do let me know.

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  1. Subuhi Siddique says:

    Shimla is my favorite spot

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