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Hill stations are popular among foreign visitors and Indians alike for providing a calm retreat from the heat of the plains.

Popular Hill Stations

Popular hill stations include:

 Kashmir: Srinagar, Leh in Ladakh, Pahalgam, Gulmarg for lakes, houseboats, good hotels, tourist reception centers.

 Himachal Pradesh: Shimla (various types of hotels, tourist bungalows), nearby Kufri (skating rink, winter sports center, skiing facilities), Kulu, Manali (reasonably priced hotels, log huts,tourist bungalows and travellers lodges).

 Uttar Pradesh: Nainital has a lake boat club, Almora, Ranikhet (reasonably priced hotels, youth hostels, tourist bungalows, clubs), Mussoorie, Ropeway (hotels and tourist bungalows).

 Meghalaya: Shillong.

 Sikkim: Gangkok (RA, hotels).

 Tamil Nadu: Udagamandalam,Ootacamund, Kodaikanal, Silvery Lake – hotels, tourist bungalows.

Lesser-Known Hill Stations
Hill stations which are not as well known therefore possibly quieter include:

 Himachal Pradesh: Dharamsala, Dalhousie, Paonta Saheb,Nahan, Keylong, Chamba and Kangra.

 Kashmir: Batote. Sonamarg.

 Uttar Pradesh: Lansdown. Dehra Dun.

 West Bengal: Mirik.

 Madhya Pradesh: Pachmarhi.

 Maharashtra: Panhala.

 Gujarat: Saputara.

 Rajasthan: Mount Abu.

 Tamil Nadu: Coonoor, Yercaud, Kotagiri.

 Kerala: PeriyarMunnar. Ponmundi, Munnar.

 Karnataka: Mercara.

 Andhra Pradesh: Horseley Hills.

 Bihar: Netarhat.

 Assam: Haflong.
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