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5 Quiet Hill Stations in India That Take You Away from The Mundane Life

May 19, 2017, Author: Chester Reilly

India is a diverse country, full of different culture and places from North to South. The country’s diversity makes it an amazing place for wayfarer. Starting from North to South or from East to West Indian states have ample beautiful sceneries that are famous among tourists. Apart from the famous ones, India too has many hill stations which are not so popular among people but holds breath-taking views and amazing stay experience for tourists. These hill stations are untouched by visit of huge number of tourists and making them a hot-spot. Here we are with 5 most quiet hill stations in India that you should add to must visit list.

1. Kausani, Himachal Pradesh

Kausani, Himachal Pradesh
Photo by V.Vasant, CC BY 2.0

Kausani is a peaceful hill town situated in Uttarakhand state of India. The area is not at all crowded and offers picturesque scenery to its visitors. It is a very calm place to enjoy the beauty of hills surrounded by pine trees. It is situated 1,890 meters above sea level. The town also provides amazing views of nearby peaks. The best time to visit the town is during winters. During that time, the climate is very pleasing and the temperature goes to 2 degrees but hardly witnesses any snowfall.

2. Chaukori, Uttarakhand

Chaukori, Uttarakhand
Photo by Abhijit Kar Gupta, CC BY 2.0

Chaukori is situated at a height of 2,010 meters from sea level. It is surrounded by Himalayan range and forests on its sides. It is like a dream place for many, as the view it provides of nature is marvellous. The fascinating sunrise and sunset are the must thing to be witness while staying here. The Chaukori hill is very peaceful and full of fruit orchards, pine and oak forests. The place can be visited any time of the year.

3. Kanatal, Mussoorie

Kanatal, Mussoorie
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Kanatal is a delight for the photographers, full of greenery and hills all around. It even has amazing view of valleys and natural springs. It is situated 78 kms from Dehradun, on Chamba-Mussoorie road. The towns witness heavy snowfall during winters, which even leads to road block. As the town is situated on high altitude, high winds are to faced here. There are many near-by places to Kanatal, that too should be visited, while being here.

4. Idukki, Kerala

Idukki, Kerala
Photo by Dhruvaraj S, CC BY 2.0

Idukki is a district, situated on the Western Ghats of Kerala, with the lowest population in the state. The district is mostly covered with forest. The place provides different activities like trekking, paragliding and rock climbing. Continuous flow of wind makes the place more acceptable to ditch the summer heat. It is situated at a height of 3,500 feet.

5. Haflong, Assam

Haflong, Assam
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Assam is a state full of deep valleys. The views of hills are an add feature of this state. Haflong hills are one of them, away from the crowded life unlike other districts. It is the sole hill station of Assam. The place provides its tourists with astonishing views. The area is totally covered with ample number of trees, making it all green place. Haflong lake, in the middle of the hills makes the place more lovable.