Hidden Hill Stations Near Delhi NCR

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We bring you some amazing hill station near Delhi ncr ,that are picturesque and pristine , and are not over crowded at any time of the year . These are perfect places to go and rejuvenate with the fresh mountain air. Visit these hilly getaways during the summer to beat the sweltering heat, or enjoy their blissful splendour during the winters and immerse in their allure and appeal.

Landsdowne 

Distance from Delhi : 245 kms

Lansdowne situated in Gharwal Hills, Uttaranchal  is one of the most scenic, clean and secluded hill- stations near Delhi.

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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Though underrated Lansdowne is very well-connected by motorable roads and is the the regimental point of the Garhwal Rifles. With pleasant climate and amazing Himalayan and view valleys this is a perfect place for a lazy weekend break.

Places to Visit

Bhulla Tal Lake, Tip-In-Top, Regimental Museum, St.Mary’s Churches, St. John’s Church, Bhim Pakora

Things to Do:

Trekking, hiking and nature walks and bird watching

How To Reach
Rail

Nearest railhead is Kothdwar (40 km).

Road

Very well maintained Roads from Delhi. One can drive , rent a cab or take a direct bus service.

Accommodation

There are few hotels and lovely cottages for stay in Lansdowne. Its better to do a prior booking and go,


Kangojodi  

Distance from Delhi – 275 kms  

Kangojodi located in Sirmaur district of  Himachal Pradesh is a small little place where crowds never throng.  

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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Lush green pine forest, rare species of flora & fauna, a natural  spring water stream , scenic valley  and fresh air. This place is a must visit for anyone seeking loneliness in the hills.

Places to Visit

Nahan. Nothing to do except enjoy nature and do activities organised by Camp Roxx.

How To Reach
Rail

Nearest railhead is Kalka (55 km).

Road

Very well maintained Roads from Delhi. It falls on the Nahan Shimla Highway


Kanatal 

Distance From Delhi : 310 kms 

With spectacular view of the snow-covered hills and the green forests that is perfect for nature trails, it’s a small little place with picturesque Dhanaulti on one side and Chamba on the other.

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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This place is still relatively unknown to the outside world. There are no mall roads or markets , visit this place only of you love being on your own with nature, the nearest town is at 26 kms away.

Places to Visit 

Dhanaulti, Chamba, Tehri Dam, Surkhanda Devi Temple, Kodia Jungle

Things to Do

Trekking, hiking ,  nature walks , flying fox in the jungle , camping .

How To Reach
Rail

Nearest railhead is Risihikesh (75 km) and Dehradun (85 kms)

Road

Very well maintained Roads from Delhi. It falls on the Mussoorie – Chamba Road.

Accommodation

There are few hotels and resorts here. It is recommended that you make a reservation and go.


Naukuchiatal 

Distance From Delhi – 320 kms

A serene , little hillstation with a vast lake near Nainital. Unexplored and quite, this is the best place if you are looking for a great offbeat destination with fun activities. 

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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Famed for its  nine cornered scenic lake, natural beauty and  paragliding option, Naukuchiatal is a perfect gateway for those who wants to stay away from crowds.

Places to Visit 

Naukuchiatal Lake, Hanuman Temple , Bhimtal, Nainital,

Things to Do

Boating, nature walks, water zorbing and paragliding .

How To Reach
Rail

Nearest railhead is Kathgodam ( 27 kms) 

Road

Rent a cab or drive down, it takes 6-7 hours.

Accommodation

There are hotels and few great resorts here. It is recommended that you make a reservation and go.


Shoghi

Distance from Delhi – 331 kms

Shoghi is a quaint town located at 5700 ft in Himachal Pradesh just 13 kilometers away from Shimla.

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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Perfect beauty, pleasing surroundings, peaceful locale and above all, the splendid weather have made Shoghi, one of the best hill stations on the Kalka – Shimla belt.

Places to Visit 

Shimla, Kufri, Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple

Things To Do

Enjoy the nature, take long nature walks, ski at Kufri

How To Reach
Rail 

Nearest railhead is Kalka ( 77 kms) 

Road

Rent a cab or drive down, it takes 7-8 hours. One can also take a direct bus to Shimla and then travel to Shoghi. 

Accommodation

There are many hotels and few great resorts here.


Binsar

Distance from Delhi – 380 kms

A quite, green and picturesque place in Uttranchal  that offers fantastic views of the Kedarnath, Nanda Devi, Panchachuli and Nanda Kot peaks.

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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Forests with rhododendron & oak trees here are home to more than 200 species of birds & wild animals. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is the most popular tourist attraction here.

Places to Visit 

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Zero Point Binsar, Bhineswar Mahadev Temple, Kesar Devi Temple

Things To Do

Bird watching, nature walks, village walks.

How To Reach
Rail 

Nearest railhead is Kathgodam (119 kms) 

Road

Rent a cab or drive down, it takes 8-9 hours. Luxury buses till Almora. Binsar is just 30 kms away. 

Accommodation

Few Budget  Hotels and various resorts and retreats. One can also stay in the HPTDC cottages or forest guest house.


Churwadhar

Distance From Delhi – 400 kms

Churwadhar is a scenic valley, at about 90 kilometers from Shimla. 

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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A quaint town that is  relatively an unknown place to the travelers has a amazing  camping to stay. This scenic camps in nature are definitely a better idea than staying over a regular guest house in the nearby area.

Places to Visit 

Rajghar,  temples of Haripurdhar.

Things To Do

Camping, Hiking, Trekking, Nature walks

How To Reach
Rail 

Nearest railhead is Kalka ( 120 kms)

Road

Rent a cab or drive down, it takes 10 hours. Luxury buses till Solan and then take a bus or a cab 

Accommodation

Few Budget  Hotels and various resorts . For the best experience stay at Camps.


Kasauni

Distance From Delhi – 410 kms

Kausani is located in Uttaranchal. Standing at  6000 ft. above the sea level and also known as the Switzerland of India, Kausani is a perfect getaway from the crowd.

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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Majestic  hills of  Trishul, Nandakot& Nanda Devi are clearly visible, making it one of the more picture perfect towns near Delhi.

Places to Visit 

Bajinath Temple, Rudhari Falls and Caves, Kot Bhramari Temple, Sweeping View of Himalayas

Things To Do

Hiking, Trekking, Nature walks, visit to plantations

How To Reach
Rail 

Nearest railhead is Kathgodam ( 142 kms)

Road

Rent a cab or drive down, it takes 10- 12 hours. 

Accommodation

Various hotels and resorts in all budget.


Parashar Lake/ Mandi

Distance from Delhi – 490 kms

Surrounded by the magnificent Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley is a pristine blue-water lake called Prashar. It is a well-kept secret in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh and a must visit place at least once in your life time.

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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This lake is considered scared and there is a three storied pagoda-like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar here. This place is awe-inspiring and perfect for people who want to get away from the crowd.

Places to Visit 

Rewalsar Lake, Mandi, Pandoh, Barot, Shikhari Devi Temple

Things To Do

Hiking, Trekking, Nature walks.

How To Reach
Rail 

Nearest railhead is Shimla  ( 71 kms)

Road

Rent a cab or drive down, it takes 10- 12 hours. Mandi is approachable by road from Shimla, Chandigarh, Pathankot and Delhi. 

Accommodation

Various hotels and resorts in Mandi.


Munsiyari  

Distance From Delhi – 571 kms

Tucked in  Pithoragarh District (Uttarakhand) Munsiyari is starting point of many treks of the Himalayas.

Hill station near Delhi NCR
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Munsiyari meaning “place with snow” and is surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains even in summers. Excellent for treks, at 12,000 ft. it’s usually cold all throughout the year.

Places to Visit 

Birthi Falls,Kalamuni Top, Thamari Kund,

Things To Do

Hiking, Trekking, Nature walks, gazing at the awe-inspiring Himalayas

How To Reach
Rail 

Nearest railhead is Kathgodam ( 239 kms)

Road

Rent a cab or drive down, it takes 12-13 hours 

Accommodation

Various hotels and resorts in all budget.

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