Escape the Heat: 8 Peaceful Hill Stations in India

Shillong, Meghalaya

Shillong, affectionately referred to as the Scotland of the East, is situated in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills area.

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali is among the top summer vacation spots in India.

Gangtok, Sikkim

If you're looking for a family vacation destination, consider Gangtok in Sikkim, which is one of the most well-known hill stations in all of northeastern India.

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

It would be impossible to compile a list of India's top summer vacation spots without including Srinagar.

Leh Ladakh

Not just in the summer, but all year round, Leh, the capital of Ladakh, is one of India's most visited tourist destinations.

Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Ranked among the top 5 most visited locations in Jammu and Kashmir,

Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Gulmarg is the most well-known hill station in Kashmir, at an elevation of 8,690 feet above sea level.

Nainital, Uttarakhand

Nainital, a charming hill station in the state of Uttarakhand, with its serene lake, magical temples, and astounding natural beauty, provides a peaceful haven.

Munnar, Kerala

Munnar, which is famous for its undulating hills, tea plantations, and pleasant environment, is tucked away in Kerala's Western Ghats.