Visit these Hill Stations if you are alone

1. Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir


HolidayIQ Traveller Parveen Taj says, “Pahalgam is one of the most beautiful hill stations in the Himalayan range with green valleys, roaring water and snow-capped mountains. The horse ride across the valley is the most thrilling experience. The leisure walk along the lush green meadows that are surrounded by tall pine, oak and other trees is awesome. The other attractions are the glacier called Chandanwadi to the edge is simply beautiful. The deep valleys – Betab Valley and Auru Valley have rare vegetation. If you are a nature lover, you must visit Pahalgam.”

How To Reach Pahalgam | Where To Stay In Pahalgam

2144 Ratings |


2. Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu


HolidayIQ Traveller Toshal Shenai says, “A good place to relax, unwind and breathe in the fresh, crisp air. Not many sightseeing places, but it is a good place to be in the midst nature and tea gardens with great food and cheap accommodation. It is about 35 km from Ooty and 30 km from Coonoor. On a 2-3 day trip, you can even take a ride on the toy train to Ooty and come back. If you are anadventure enthusiast, take a biking trip to Kotagiri. The experience will be amazing due to the excellently managed roads and scenic view.

How To Reach Kotagiri | Where To Stay In Kotagiri

294 Ratings |


3. Saputara, Gujarat

HolidayIQ Traveller From Mumbai says, “The lakes, resorts, swimming pools, gardens and parks, they all exist at this majestic hill station in Gujarat, located close to the Maharashtra border. You can taste a number of Gujarati delicacies here at the number of resturants and eateries. Enjoying my favourite snack while relaxing along the lake, amidst the surrounding hills tops my list! The hill station has something for each traveller. Go boating in the Saputara Lake, Ride on the ropeway, horse or camel ride at Sunrise Point, trekking in the nearby hills and valleys, birdwatching in the Vansda National Park or you can simply choose to relax and hear the birds sing at the dawn!”

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1813 Ratings |


4. Amboli, Maharashtra

HolidayIQ Traveller Amitra Kar says, “Amboli Ghat is an wonderful green hilly destination that lies in the Sahyadri Range of Westren Ghats, just about 90 km east of Goa and some 500 km south off Mumbai. A 10-hour overnight journey is perfect for this weekend gateway that’s truly awesome in the monsoon and a must visit for couples, family, large groups and nature lovers alike for a spectacular rejuvenation of body, mind and soul. Explore the mighty ghats and spectacular views dotted with numerous waterfalls.”

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503 Ratings |


5. Champhai, Mizoram

HolidayIQ Traveller Dolly Shah says, “Champahai, one of the coldest places in Mizoram, seems to be the food bowl of the state. Paddy fields can be seen everywhere on this mountain spot. It is a village-cum-town where you can spend all your time walking around leisurely watching nature and exploring the market. You can spend your entire day amongst the innumerable blanket, utensil and tailor shops. The market also has variety of green veggies, roasted and stranded pork pieces, local spices and herbs besides myriad varieties of fruits. Chanem Building is like the mall of Champhai where you can hang around and have a good time.”

How To Reach Champhai | Where To Stay In Champhai

2 Ratings |


6. Chopta, Uttarakhand


HolidayIQ Traveller Susant says, “Chopta is a one of the beautiful hills area in Uttarakhand. No electricity there but you can get real enjoy here in Chopta.” The forest here is known for its rich variety of flora and fauna, and is famous for its expanse of rhododendron and deodar trees. The picturesque town of Gopeshwar is at a distance of 39 km from Chopta, while the Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary, which is a perfect place to witness the wildlife of the region is around 7 km from here.

How To Reach Chopta | Where To Stay In Copta

14 Ratings |


7. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

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HolidayIQ Traveller Rashmi says, “If you are a mountain lover, this place is a must visit.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Dhiraj, “If you are looking for tranquil place, then this is the place for you, true beauty of Himalayan range, mystic roads and awesome weather. Dalhousie is still not crowded as compared to other Himachal hill stations and therefore, preserving its natural beauty.”

How To Reach Dalhousie | Where To Stay In Dalhousie

3780 Ratings |


8. Kurseong, West Bengal

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HolidayIQ Traveller Aumit says, “Kurseong is a quiet hill station about an hour short of Darjeeling when travelling from New Jalpaiguri/Bagdogra. It has its own sightseeing drop-ins like the Giddhapahar, Eagle’s Craig, Dow Hill and the Forest Museum and the Deer Park. However, if one wants to really enjoy the beauty of the deep, dark woods, precede on your journey beyond Dow Hill towards Bagdogra. Take the forest route; enjoy the journey through deep, dark woods, still unspoilt by the human race.”

How To Reach Kurseong | Where To Stay In Kurseong

89 Ratings |


9. Thekkady, Kerala

HolidayIQ Traveller Pratheesh says, “Thekakdy, located on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border is the location for Periyar National Park. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs. Boating at Periyar National Park is a wonderful experience. On your lucky day, you can watch wild elephants, bison and deer in their most natural habitat. There are lot of places offering elephant rides as well as spice garden walks. Daily shows of Kathakali, and Kalaripayattu martial arts are arranged by the tourism department. You can also buy tea leaves from factory outlets here.”

How To Reach Thekkady | Where To Stay Thekkady

4714 Ratings |


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