5 Best North India Hill Attractions

Spell bounding hill stations, picturesque mountains and adventures nestled in the Himalayas make the North India the perfect holiday destinations. It’s likely difficult to choose one place from the wide list of amazing places in North India; Find some gorgeousness near to the Himalayas.

Pick your dream destinations from the below list for your perfect holiday in North India.

Haridwar and Rishikesh


North India is blessed with so many spiritual destinations. Haridwar is on the top list amongst all the Indian spiritual places. Every year, millions of people from the nation and internationally visit Haridwar to celebrate religious festivals. The Ganga Aarti is one of the greatest moments one cannot afford to miss out.

Rishikesh has located 20 km away from Haridwar. It is also known as the Yoga Capital of India. Gateway to the Himalayas “Rishikesh” has many tourist places to visit. Various Yoga ashrams and shrines are situated on the bank of the river Ganga. For adventure enthusiasts, bungee jumping and river rafting are the favourite sports.

Other key attractions are Mansa Devi Temple, Har ki Pauri, Laxman Jhula, Yoga and meditation centres and Rajaji National Park.

Jammu & Kashmir


No words can comprehend the beauty of this princely state of Jammu & Kashmir despite trying to describe in the best writing methods. This northern state of India is blessed with nature’s best creation and it is an object of interest for almost every travel enthusiasts.

Stunning views, surreal topography, cheerful people, colourful culture and adventure spots make the Kashmir one of the most stunning places to visit once in a life time. Beautiful valleys of Sonmarg, stunning Dal Lake in Srinagar, the serenity of Pahalgam and thrilling adventure sports in Gulmarg make the holiday trips far better.

Other key attractions are Mughal Garden, Nagin Lake, Betab Valley, Udhampur, Leh-Ladakh, Kupwara, Kargil, Pulwama, Doda, Poonch, Anantnag, Baramullah, Patnitop, Hemis, Kishtwar, Nubra valley, Zanskar, Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri.

Dharamshala and Mcleodganj


Dharamshala is a beautiful small hill station and a residence of ‘Dalai Lama’. It offers the stunning view of Dhauladhar Ranges, thick deodar forests, picturesque view of Dal Lake and monasteries.

Mcleodganj is situated 9 km upslope from Dharamshala and known for Tibetan culture, Tibetan handicrafts, monasteries and temples. Bhagsunag temple and waterfall, Triund, Tibet museum and Naddi village are some scenic places to visit here.

Other key attractions are Tsuglagkhang Complex, Namgyal Monastery, Kangra Fort, Kareri Lake & Museum, Gyuto Monastery and Masrur.

Kullu and Manali


Known as the twin tourist places in north India, Kullu and Manali are famous for luxuriant greenery, invigorating climate, and surreal topography and adventure sports.

Both are popular among honeymoon couple and adventure enthusiastic due to scenic places and easy transportation facilities from any corner of India. Tourists can visit Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art, Hadimba Temple, Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa, and Hot Water Springs at Vashisht and Manikaran.

Spiti Valley


Spiti Valley is known for mind blowing views of huge mountains, picturesque villages and panoramic glacier. Vibrant monasteries offer spiritual serenity and add the charm of the place which makes it one of the most unconventional tourist spots in north India.

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