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Dharamshala Hill Station - Also Known As Little Lhasa - Himachal Pradesh - India

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Dharamsala situated on the high slopes of the Kangra Valley backdrop of the amazing Dhauladhar mountain ranges in the lower Himalayas in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Dharamshala Hill Station is one of the most famous and beautiful hill resorts of India. Dharamshala is also known as Little Lhasa.
Location: Indian state of Himachal Pradesh
State: Himachal Pradesh
Area: 5739 sq. km
Altitude: Between 1250 m to 2000 m
Best Time to Visit: Mid May to Mid October.
STD Code: 01892
Languages Spoken: Hindi, Punjabi, English and Pahari.

Since 1960 Dharamshala has been the temporary headquarters of the Dalai Lama. The great Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama lives here and thousands tourist visit this hill station every day to enjoy its magnificent beauty. One of the major advantages in visiting Dharamsala is its easily accessible snowline. Dharamshala hill station is covering a wide area which is divided into two parts one is Lower Dharamshala which is used as busy commercial center and other is Upper …

Gulmarg Hill Station - The Meadow Of Flowers - Jammu and Kashmir - India

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Gulmarg is one of the beautiful place that located in Kashmir valley Baramulla district in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated at 52 Km to the south west of capital Srinagar. Then natural beauty of Gulmarg has attracted tourists since long. Gulmarg is a popular skiing destination of india.
Location: 57 kilometers from Srinagar City in Jammu and Kashmir India
Known As: Meadow of Flowers
Major Attractions: Khilanmarg, Affarwat Alpather Lake, Seven Spring s
Famous For: Winter Sports, Ski Resort and Highest Golf Course in World
Area: 3.5 km long; 1km wide
Altitude: 2730 meters
State: Jammu and Kashmir
District: Baramullah
Languages: Kashmiri and Hindi
Best season: Throughout the year.
Clothing: In Summer Light woollens and In winter Heavy woollens

Gulmarg means the meadow of flowers. Originally Gulmarg was called Gaurimag named after Shiva’s coasts. Its present name was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah. The word "Gul" means flowers so it is also knows…

Ranikhet Hill Station - Also Known As Queen's Meadow - Uttarakhand - India

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Situated at an altitude of 1869 meters above the sea level, Ranikhet Hill Station is located just 59kms away from Nainital. Ranikhet also known as "Queen's meadow" is a quiet hill station high in the Kumaon Hill in the Himalayas. This beautiful hill station built up by British and is situated in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
Location: 60 kms from Nainital Uttarakhand India
District: Almora District
Clothes: Light woolen in summer and heavy woolen in winter
Best Time Visit: March to October
Snow Fall Season: December, January and February
Total Area: 21.76 sq.kms
Altitude: 1829 metres

Ranikhet Hill Station also known as Queen's Meadow is a beautiful place falling under the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and located at the height of 1829 m with a sprawling are of 21.76 Sq. Kms. The town is an ideal destination for a quiet holiday in the lap of nature. Nanda Devi and other tall Himalayan ranges are visible. It was the place of interest for British who freq…

Badrinath Hill Station - The Abode Of Lord Vishnu - Uttarakhand - India

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Situated on the river bank of the river Alakananda Badrinath is sandwiched within the two mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan, with the Neelkanth peak on the background in Indian state of Uttarakhand. Out of pilgrimage site of Char Dham of India, Badrinath is famous Dham. This holy temple of Badrinath is very popular and is a center of attraction of this said town.
Location: Badrinath - Chamoli district of Uttarakhand
District: Chamoli
State: Uttarakhand
Languages: Garhwali, Hindi, English
Best Season:Mid April to June and September to October
Weather: In Summer 7 to 18°C and In Winter -1 to -18°C
Pincode: 246422
STD code: 01381
Clothing Tips: April to August - Light woolen and Sept to March - Heavy woolens

Nestled among Nar and Narayan mountain ranges, Badrinath is the most important sacred town in the Chamoli District in Uttarakhand. This breathtaking sight is itself an enchantment for tourists and is called the “Garhwal Queen.” It is located in the northern district of Chamoli and the neare…

Chamba Hill Station - Valleys Of Numerous Temples And Palaces - Himachal Pradesh - India

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Chamba was founded by Raja Varman who named the town after his daughter Champavati. Located at valley of Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is one of the most beautiful hill resorts and one of the best tourist spot in India. Located at an altitude of 926m. Chamba is 56 km from Dalhousie via Khajjiar.
Location: valley of Himachal Pradesh India
Temperature: In Summer 39C to 8C and Winter 10C to 1C
Languages: Pahari,Hindi and Himachali
Best Time to Visit: March to June
Altitude : 2195 m
Area : 6528sq. Km.
STD Code: 01899
Headquarters : Chamba

Located at an altitude of 996 metres above mean sea level Chamba lies on the banks of the River Ravi and is 56 km from Dalhousie. The beautiful valley of Chamba looks spectacular with its valleys of wild flowers and stunning sunsets. The history of the place can be traced back to the 2nd century BC when it was ruled by the Kolian Tribes. Situated at the height of 996 m. above sea level Chamba Valley was founded in 920 A.D by Raja Sahil Verma who named it…

Almora Hill Station - Established In The 16th Century - Uttarakhand - India

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The state of Uttarakhand in India is bounded with variant number of incredible Hill stations Almora Hill Station one of them. Almora is a popular hill station 316 km from the state capital Dehradun and Situated at 1646 m. It is also known, as the cultural capital of Kumaon. It is surrounded by four hill ranges, each having temples on top of its peak.
Location: 316 km from the state capital Dehradun Uttarakhand India
State: Uttarakhand
District: Almora
Altitude: 5,900 ft.
Area: 11 sq kms approximately
Season: April to June, September to November
STD Code: 05962
Founded by: Kalyan Chand
Founded year: 1560 A.D.

Located in the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand In India Almora is the place where you get full experience the culture of Kumaon, handicrafts, wildlife and most importantly the mouth watering cuisines. Almora is one of the most popular hill stations of Uttarakhand and is in a shape of a horseshoe. The hill station of Almora is situated on a mountain ridge, that has dense green forests surr…

Mussoorie Hill Station - Popular As Queen Of The Hills - Uttarakhand - India

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Mussoorie is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and is known as the Queen of the Hills. Mussoorie is a wonderful hill station in Indian State of Uttarakhand situated at a height of 2005 mts above the sea level and Located at a distance of 35 kms from Dehradun.
Location: 35 kms from Dehradun Uttarakhand India
Area: 65 sq km
Pin Code: 248179
Std Code: 013563
Altitude: 2005.5 Meters or 6950 Feet Above Sea Level
Temperature: In Summer : Max 27 C. Min 10 C and In Winter Max 15 C. Min 3 C
Snowfall Time: Every year between December and February
Best Season: March to June, September to November and December to January
Clothing Required: In Summer Light Wollen In Winter Heavy Wollen
Language: Hindi, Gharwali

Mussoorie is a popular destination for tourist. Mussoorie with its beautiful, undulating, tree-covered hills looking down on the Doon valley and with a fantastic view of the Mighty Himalayas. Its name is derived from the berry-covered Mansur shrub found in abundance around this trekker-frie…

Kullu Hill Station - Famous As Valley Of Gods - Himachal Pradesh - India

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Kullu is a hill station in the indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Beas River in the Kullu Valley at 1200 mt height. This valley is famous for its temples and beauty. Kullu also known as Valley of Gods has numerous temples. This is the Valley of Gods, having torrents and vast expense of snow in the upper regions.
Location: 240 kms from Shimla Himachal Pradesh India
State: Himachal Pradesh
District: Kullu
Languages : Hindi and Himachali
Std Code: 01902
Altitude: 1,220 m
Main Attractions: Kullu Dusshera, Bijli Mahadev Temple
Best Time To Visit: Mid May To Mid October
Famous Festival: Dussehra Festival
To See: Temples, Villages, Valleys
Also Known As: Valley of Gods.

Located at a mere distance of 240 kms from Shimla, Kullu has a series of historical legend attached to it. This most cherished town of Himachal Pradesh, was earlier was known as Kulanthapitha. Presence of various temples makes the sanctity in the foothills of Himalaya even more venerable. Kullu valley…

Manali Hill Station - Famous As Queen Of Valleys - Himachal Pradesh - India

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Manali is located at an altitude of 2050 meters above sea level and is spread along the banks of the river Beas. Manali which lies in the lap of the Kullu valley is one of the most visited tourist spot. It is a flourishing orchard industry a popular honeymoon destination.
Location: At the banks of the Beas River, Kullu valley Himachal Pradesh India
State: Himachal Pradesh
District: Kullu District in Himachal Pradesh India
Famous As: Himachal's famous Tourist Resort
Altitude: 2,050 m Above Sea Level
Major Highlight: Vashisth Hot Sulphur Spring, Rohtang Pass, Hadimba Temple
Best Time To Visit: May To October
Weather: 16°C, Wind S at 0 km/h, 64% Humidity

Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh 40 km away from Kulu to the north. Tourists visit Manali who are the honeymooning couples and the adventure enthusiasts exploring the trekking routes around Manali or enroute Leh Ladakh and Spiti valley. It is an excellent place for a holiday, a favorite re…