India is all about its attractive beaches, golden deserts, rich wildlife, historical monuments, elegant temples, serene locations, and the folklore. Apart from all that, you have at your disposal a number of vibrant markets, festivals, lifestyles and hospitality of the locals, which makes your entire stay in India one that is truly fantastic and unforgettable.
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Displaying bio and geo diversity at its finest, from snow-capped mountain peaks to ultramodern tech cities that rival Silicon Valley, the land has everything. The hills and mountains remain a major tourist attraction though, and to showcase these assets best, India has several hill stations, offering a charming and refreshing atmosphere for tourists.
Traveling through India, you will be able to experience the different cultures of the locals and you will also get to see a glimpse of the incredible sights of India. If you are planning a holiday trip to this beautiful country, here are two hill stations you must visit.
In pre-colonial times, this hill station was known as the “summer capital” among the British. However, it is now known as the “capital of Himachal Pradesh.” This destination is definitely a delight and treat for the eyes, majorly because it has so many scenic sights that leave people awe-struck.
With so many glorious sights, Shimla is highly appreciated by most tourists for its eternal beauty and rich ethnicity. Walking along this hill station, you will see many colonial buildings and monuments that flaunt the splendor of the region. The ever-friendly locals here are popular for their “Nati,” a famous dance form that perform to entertain tourists.
Attractions are aplenty at this hill station; you can enjoy a tour to the Shimla State Museum, Annandale, Jakhoo Hill, small cozy cottages, and villas. You can book accommodations for your stay through sites like homestays.in and so many others.
This is a spectacular retreat for tourists in Himachal Pradesh, which is a destination that is well-known for its diverse heart-pumping exciting activities, and bewitching beauty. From visiting unique temples to enjoying some time Skiing, Manali offers tourists a variety of everything. Most people also know this hill station as the “best honeymoon destination.”
Other attractions you can enjoy here include a ride through the most enthralling and fascinating highway of India, the Leh Manali Highway, a visit to the Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley, Manu Temple, Tibetan Monasteries, Kothi, Vashist hot water springs, Rohtang Pass, and many others.