Spending a vacation on a hill station in summers is a perfect way to enjoy. Be it alone, as a couple or the full family, a hill vacation never fails to enthrall.
An aura of romanticism and melancholia is sure to mesmerize you as you marvel at the beautiful landscapes, endless sky line and pristine flora and fauna.
In India, most of the hill towns are located approximately from 600 meter to 3500 meter above sea level. During the British era these places used to play pivotal roles as summer retreats but post independence for Indians too, wishing to take a break from the hot summer , the hills have become a perfect retreat.
Escape from the Heat
India is blessed with nine renowned mountain ranges, the Karakoram range, the Kumaon range of Himalayas, the Garhwal range of Himalayas, the Shivalik, the Aravalli, the Vindhya, the Satpura, the Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats. Each and every mountain has its own features and so if you are keen to enjoy and spend a few days in seclusion amidst nature head for the mountains.
In Quest of Spirituality
If Himalayas are you r option then probably seeking solace is in your mind. Apart from peace , several abode in Himalayas also double up as spiritual centres – your self introspective journey and spiritual quest could begin right at the Himalayas.
A Break from Daily Humdrum
The peace and calmness of mountains is definitely another vital reason to be in the hill stations. The beautiful landscapes and orchids vastly different from the plain , offer a break from the monotony of city life. And yes, it is not only summers when you can visit the hills – the winter is also an option and many people flock there to witness snowfall.
Not only that if you have adventure in your mind then hills are the perfect destination – be it trekking or indulging in adventure sports of any kind , a hill vacation is a great choice.
You could choose any of the ranges in India –
The mighty and spiritually uplifting peaks of Himalayas to the emerald forest of Nilgiris in the Western Ghats, hill stations are the perfect escape from the daily rigamarole.
If it is a quiet break you are looking at then visit Ging Tea House and escape a while from the daily humdrum.