Away from the concrete structures, busy lifestyle and noisy surroundings, we all run for a rescue in the mountains. The serene environment and the fresh mountain air rejuvenates our body and calm our senses. Planning a quick getaway from the capital city is not a task as there are many beautiful hill stations near Delhi within a radius of 400 km.
Want to beat the summer heat or enjoy the snow chills, either way you are sure to have a fabulous time!
Hardly 290 km away, Mussoorie makes for a perfect weekend getaway destination from Delhi. The place attracts carloads of Delhiites during summers as well as when it snows in winters. Top attractions in Mussoorie include Lal Tibba, Kempty Falls, Gun Hill and Bhatta Falls.
Nainital, home to the beautiful emerald green Naini Lake, is a paradise for all those who admire natural beauty. It is located at a distance of just 320 km from Delhi. The most popular attractions in Nainital include Naini Lake, Naina Peak, Tiffin Top, Tibetan Market and Mall Road. The nearest railway station to reach this hill station is in Kathgodam. You can book your train tickets online and check your train PNR Status here.
Away from the hustle-bustle of the cities, thousands of tourists flock to Kasauli every year to seek solitude. Located at about 300 km from Delhi, a trip to Kasauli promises peace and serenity. You can visit the famous Christ Church, Sunset Point and Monkey Point or simply relax in your hotel room while you feast your eyes on the marvels of nature.
The city of Shimla is located at a distance of approximately 340 km from Delhi. It is one of those hill stations around Delhi that has remained a natural choice among travellers and honeymooners for generations. The most popular spots in Shimla are Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, Himachal State Museum, Viceregal Lodge and Mall Road.
Perched atop a height of around 1425 meters, Kandaghat is blessed with a fabulous climate and is hardly 30 km away from Chail and Shimla. It is a small town located in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan District on Kalka-Shimla National Highway No. 22. A trip to Kandaghat is a good option if you are looking for a peaceful getaway.
Around 350 km away from Delhi is the beautiful hill station of Kanatal. Here, natural beauty and serene ambience take precedence over crowded bazaars and malls. Top attractions in and around Kanatal include Mussoorie, Tehri Dam, Kodia Jungle and Surkanda Devi Temple. It is a must go place for all nature lovers.
Located on the Kalka-Shimla highway, Barog used to be a stop over junction for people travelling to Shimla from different parts of northern India. Today, the pristine environment and lush greenery of this hill station attract tourists from all over the country. It also has the longest tunnel on the Kalka-Shimla toy train route.
Plan a trip to one of these popular hill stations near Delhi soon for a wonderful time!
Kanika Agarwal is an avid traveller and likes to express simply by words of her experience. She admires natural beauty and her dream is to explore the unexplored.