When Popular Hill-stations of India is the topic of discussion, the name of Nainital surely pops about. Such is the charm of this city. Nainital, with its pear-shaped lake, is located on the foothills of Himalayas offering spectacular view of green valley around.
Mussoorie is often known as the Queen of Hills and is just 35 kilometers from Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun. This popular hill-station of India is situated at an altitude of 2005 meters. The reason behind its naming is the availability of shrub mansoor in large quantity here.
Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir owns the largest and the longest cable car projects in the world. Known as Gulmarg Gondola, there are two stage ropeway ferries that are operation in this place. It crosses amore than 600 people every hour to and from Kongdoori Mountain. This cable car project is a joint business enterprise of the government of Jammu and Kashmir and French firm Pomagalski. If you love adventure then, Gulmarg is the place for you.
With numerous hill stations in West Bengal, it is not difficult to make plans for a getaway. With the Himalayan range in the backdrop, the hills and valleys of West Bengal produce some truly beautiful hill stations like Darjeeling and Siliguri, famous for their gorgeous surroundings and delightful tea gardens.
Binsar Hill Station Binsar in Uttarakhand nestled amidst the beautiful Himalayas is every tourist's dream destination. A few kilometers away from Nainital, Binsar surrounded by Alpine forests, rhododendron trees is your idyllic place for that perfect serene mountain retreat. Once the empire of Chand kings of 7th century, Binsar is the land of solitude and peace. It has a beautiful forest reserve and bird sanctuary which boasts of a rich variety of flora and fauna.