Best Mountain places to visit in India

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Dhankar Gompa. India. Spiti Valley
Dhankar Gompa. India. Spiti Valley

Mountains are one of the splendid creations of nature. No one will ever deny this. One does feel the chilly winds blowing past the body when someone talks about the mountains. The peace that is felt in the mountainous regions is something incomparable. Not only this but the astounding and fabulous scenery that can be captured from the top view of the mountain gives everyone an ‘out of the world’ feeling.

Some artistic and irresistible mountain places are ideal for clicking Instagram and Facebook-worthy pictures and India is full of such wonderful surprises which include Darjeeling, queen of the hills, Auli, Coonoor, Munnar, and Coorg. Let’s have a look at these spectacular and bewitching mountain places of India.

Impressive, scenic mountain places and adventure-filled Munnar, Kerala.

House boat sailing through Kerala backwaters
House boat sailing through Kerala backwaters

Munnar is a small town situated in the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats in the state of Kerala. The place is encircled by gentle and graded hills covered with exotic tea plantations which were set in the 19th century.  

Munnar has always been famous for its extensive, natural, and green tea plantation and is one of the most visited places in the state of Kerala. The scenic view of Munnar is really beautiful and the charming and pleasing environment is all one needs to enjoy. Perfect for a trip with family and friends and solo trips as well. Munnar is the reason why Kerala is known as God’s own country.  

Adventures in Munnar include rock climbing, camping, staying in treehouses, wildlife sighting, and boating. People who are fond of these interesting adventures are sure to fall in love with these arrangements. Tourists will witness and experience a whole new world in Munnar.  

Major tourists attractions spots in Munnar are the Echo Point, the Atukkad Waterfalls, the Photo Point, the Chinnakanal Waterfalls, the Mattupetty Dam, and the Periyar National Dam. 

So don’t waste time. Plan a trip and enjoy staying in the most wonderful hill station of India.  

A fun trip to Coorg, Karnataka

Virupaksha Temple. Hampi, Karnataka, India
Virupaksha Temple. Hampi, Karnataka, India

Coorg which is also known as Kodagu is a small rural district situated in Karnakata, a south-western state of India. Ideal place for the newlyweds for a honeymoon through the stunning and appealing scenic beauty of the mountains attracts all kinds of tourists. 

Coorg is a place where one will get plenty of beautiful cozy resorts and hotels to stay and enjoy the trip. The gratifying and salubrious environment will make you enjoy the peace you want. Like any other South Indian mountain region, Coorg is also famous for its exotic tea and coffee plantations. Going towards the North of this district tourists can visit a burial place of Kodagu Kings known as Raja’s Tomb and the descending Abbi Falls.  

The natural greenery-filled landscapes and the serene and soothing settings of Coorg make it the perfect place to visit with friends or family. One can come alone and enjoy a solo trip as well.  

Visits to the coffee plantations, the Abbey and the Irupu Falls, the Omkareshwar Temple, and the Dubare Elephant Camp make it a fun trip altogether. Along with this, there are some very interesting things which tourists can do. Trekking, food tour, camping, fishing, river rafting, heritage tour, and quad biking.  

Seems interesting right? So without wasting any time plan an amazing trip to Coorg with your friends or family.  

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Mesmerizing Auli for Skiers, Uttarakhand.

Kedarnath Temple
Kedarnath Temple

Auli is a Himalayan hill station in the district called Chamoli in Uttarakhand, a North Indian state. It is covered by various coniferous trees and oak trees. Along with it, tourists get to enjoy the spectacular view of Nanda Devi and Nar Parvat. Through a cable car, Auli is linked to Joshimath, the city as well as a municipal board of the district.  

North of Auli has the Hindu pilgrimage site, beautiful Badrinath Temple. Auli becomes more vibrant for the Valley of Flowers and interesting and adventurous for the National Park full of alpine flora and fauna. Auli is one of the most well-known mountainous spaces to offer skiing. Altogether it becomes the best vacation spot for tourists and travelers to enjoy their summer vacations.  

Like any other mountain place, Auli also has trekking arrangements as it serves as the base for the trekkers at Kwari Pass and Gordon Bugyal. The view of the Neelkanth in one word is gorgeous.  

Some of the best attractive places in Auli are the Auli Artificial Lake, the Narsingh Temple, the Chenab Lake, the Chattarkund, the Kwari Bugyal, Gordon Bugyal, the Nanda Devi National Park, and the Valley of Flowers. There are some amazing things to do in Auli which include skiing, snowboarding, camping, hiking, and ropeway ride. 

So interested skiers and trekkers just don’t wait. Quickly plan a trip to Auli.  

Favorite hill station for nature lovers – Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. 

Town Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India
Town Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India

Coonoor is a beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu. It is part of a South Indian state. It is famous for the velvety tea gardens which surround the Nilgiri hills. Coonoor is known to be the second biggest mountain place in India.  

It is very popular for the plenty of birds and wildflowers because Sim’s Park is a stretched-out garden for the public filled with plants namely roses, eucalyptus, rhododendron, and many more. Dolphin’s Nose is a spectacular point offering mesmerizing views of the descending Catherine Falls. Sounds to be a perfect vacation spot for ardent nature lovers.  

The place is encircled by evergreen mountains and tea estates. Coonoor has always been an amazing place for camping. Along with this the tourists and the travelers get the opportunity to enjoy toy train rides, trekking, family picnics, road trips, hiking, and swimming.  

Coonoor is a place filled with eye and mind-satisfying places like the Hidden Valley, the Sim’s Park, the Lamb’s Rock, the Tea factories, the Catherine Falls, the Indian Bakery, and the Katary Waterfalls.  

Nature loves, you all have heaven on Earth as you call it. Pack your bags and get ready to explore nature’s most bright and splendid side.  

Everyone’s favorite – Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Tea meadow
Tea meadow

Darjeeling is a hill town in the northern part of West Bengal in the Himalayan foothills. It is known as the ‘Queen of Hills’. It became the first place for spending the summer vacations of the elite British people. Darjeeling Himalayan Railways or famously known as Toy Trains rides are still everyone’s favorite.  

Among other reasons, Darjeeling has always been well known to people for the unique black tea grown in the tea garden. People all over the country are fans of Darjeeling tea. It has its own natural beauty which makes it distinctive and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While visiting this beautiful place the tourists get the fine opportunity to witness and explore the architecture from the colonial era.  

Major spots for the tourists to visit are the Senchal Lake, the Ghoom Monastery, the Observatory Hill, the Tiger Hill, the Dhirdham Temple, and the Mountaineering Institute and Darjeeling Zoo.  

Interesting things in Darjeeling which the tourists would like to do are river rafting, trekking, toy train rides, cottage camping, wildlife sighting at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park.  

Hurry up and plan a trip to the queen of the hills.  

Conclusion

Mountains are the best place for summer vacations and India is packed up with these amazing mountain places, ready to be visited and known by people all over the country. There are many such places but here few of them are mentioned.

Each and every place is outstanding and will definitely be worth both your time and money. So do visit these spectacular places and witness the natural and exotic beauty of nature.