5 Amazing Hill Stations in India which you might not be aware of!
India has prolific hill stations spread all over the country that makes for a peaceful and attractive landing point for tourists. There are numerous tourist destinations in the country such as hill stations.
Here are 5 amazing such hill stations.
01. Wayanad, Kerala
The name Wayanad is derived from the word ‘Wayanadu’ which means land of paddy fields. Wayanad, a little haven on the earth, is one of the magical hill stations of Kerala located in the heart of the Western Ghats with altitudes ranging from 700 to 2100 meters..Wayanad is an Indian district in the north-east of Kerala state with directorial HQ at the municipality of Kalpetta.It is canopied by dense and evergreen grooves, Wayanad manifest to be an perfect destination for visitors from all the walks of life.
02. Jampui Hills, Tripura
Jampui Hills is a hill range located in the North Tripura district in the north eastern part of the Indian state of Tripura. It is situated about 200 Km. away from Agartala and is the highest hill range in the state closest Mizoram. It is also encircled by Dasda Block towards west , Mamit Block towards East , Damcherra Block towards North, Zawlnuam Block towards North. Jampui Hill – The permanent seat of spring’ is situated at an altitude of about 250 kilometers away from Agartala, the capital of Tripura and about 3000 feet above the sea level and. It is famous for it’s amiable landscape and refreshing climate. The hill range consists of huddle of tribal villages and is the home for vibrant Lussa and Regna tribal communities.
03. Puftsero, Nagaland
This hill station is the highest and coolest town of Nagaland located at a height of 2133 m above sea level. The temperature at Pfutsero falls below 0 degrees Celsius during the winter season; while the usual summer temperature varies from 23 degrees to 27 degrees Celsius. Pfutsero is also pretty famous for its “apple farms”. So, if you are fortunate enough you might have an opportunity to flavor an apple from one of its farms. So be the lucky one and visit the Pfutsero as soon as possible.You can also visit Zunheboto, Saramati Mountain, Ghosu Bird Sanctuary in Pfutsero.
04. Megamalai, Tamil Nadu
Meghamalai, widely known as the Highway Mountains, is a mountain range positioned in the Western Ghats in Thane District near to Comely, Kerala. It is scattered with cardamom farms and tea parklands. The place is located at an height of 1,500 m above sea level and it is rich in flora and fauna. This area is now commonly engrained with tea, comprises Cloud lands, Highways, Vanier and Manalar estates, the access to which is now largely restricted. It still contains large unharmed leftovers of evergreen forest.
The place has attractive splendor because of the splendid mountains. The closest airport to Meghamalai is ‘Madurai Airport’ at a distance of about 126 km from the hill station.
05. Yuksom, Sikkim
The literal meaning of the word “Yuksom” is “the meeting point of the three Monks.” Yuksom is suspended at an altitude of 1780 meters, and is huddled in the lap of the Himalayan Mountains. On a visit to Yuksom, travellers can go for trekking in Mt. Khangchendzonga, and enjoy the natural wildlife sanctuary or just relax with a glass of bamboo drink. Some of the most favored destinations in Yuksom are – Dubdi Monastery built in 1701 AD, ruins of the Royal complex known as ‘Tashi Tenka’, Norbugang Park, Kathok Wodsallin Gompa and many more.