Hilly abodes to visit this summer

Hilly abodes to visit this summer

In summers when one wants to run away from the blazing sun, hill stations are the only thing that comes to their mind because only a sight of mountains and cold weather can soothe them.

India has endless options when one thinks of selecting a hill station for a holiday. Here are some amazing ones where one can travel.

Almora, Uttarakhand

This is said to be the heaven of Uttarakhand. Almora is located in the eastern part of the Uttarakhand state. The view of the Garhwal Himalayan peaks makes one spell bound in astonishment. Apart from the beauty of the extravagant snow covered mountains, this place is also famous for its wild life sanctuaries. The Binsar Wild Life Sanctuary is the most popular visiting site for the travelers here. Almora is also a favorite place for its local cuisines. They are a treat to the taste buds.

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Kasar Devi,Uttarakhand

This is a village which is located near Almora and it is also known as the Hippie Hill or Crank’s Ridge. This is a place which has historical significance as in the Kasar Devi Temple during the time of Hippie movement in 60’s, people like Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg visited here.

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali is much beyond a romantic tourist destination. One can only discover the actual beauty of this place and the true magnificence of this hill station, if they can think beyond that.  From the bending road that leads to the Hadimba Temple or the beautiful bungalow of famous artist Nicholas Roerich; everything can be seen with new eyes when one is traveling alone. One can also take a journey till the Rohtang Pass and enjoy skiing through snows there.

Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

If you are attracted to mountains and trekking is your things then invest all your youth energy into this brilliant mode of traveling. Go for a trek to Triund which is situated in Mcleodganj and one can get a magnificent view of Dhauladhar ranges from there. One can also go for camping there observing nights with clear skies full of stars. They look like a dream

Valley of flowers, Uttarakhand

 In Uttarakahnd, this is a stunning valley of flowers. This is also a world heritage site marked by the UNESCO. When the snow melts here, the alpine flora is a treat to the eyes. This place in the lap of nature and Himalayas is so beautiful that, one can get mesmerized by its beauty. But, even this place is not safe due to rapid deforestation still this place is still worth a visit.

Sikkim

This place is a combination of lovely Himalayas and gorging Teesta River will leave you speechless once you step in to Sikkim. The mist clad mountains and the wavy waterfall matches its perfect cold weather. Then there are many unexplored valleys and beautiful monasteries which one cannot give a miss.

When one is booking train tickets they can also book for delivery of food in trains as e catering services can provide them in time.