Category Archives: Hill Stations

Darjeeling Tourism

Darjeeling Darjeeling is known as the “Queen of the Hills”. It is a popular tourist destination located in west Bengal in India. Located in the majestic Himalayan ranges at an elevation of 6710 ft, under the snowy peaks of Mt. Kanchenjunga, this land of scenic beauty is a perfect place for tourists & trekkers.  The land is famous for its Darjeeling tea and the world heritage Darjeeling Himalayan railway. History Darjeeling derives its name from ‘dorje’, meaning ‘Thunderbolt’. Read more [...]

Toy Train in Darjeeling to Explore The Scenic Beauty

The ‘Toy Train’ in Darjeeling The ‘Toy Train’ in Darjeeling, West Bengal also known as the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is narrow gauge railway running between Darjeeling and Siliguri. It was built between 1879 and 1881 and covers a distance of 78 kms. The Railways is included in the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in the year 1999. The elevation of its route varies between 2200 m above mean sea level at Darjeeling to 100 m at New Jalpaiguri. Every tourist whoever visits Darjeeling takes Read more [...]

West Bengal Hill Stations And Scenic Beauty

West Bengal Hill Stations West Bengal is a State in the eastern part of India sharing international border with Bangladesh and to the south is bounded by the Bay of Bengal. West Bengal is a modern colourful state with cheerful people, vibrant culture and rich history. It is blessed one of the most naturally beautiful places in the country. It is the land of Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda and many other great personalities who had played a great part in the history of India. West Bengal is Read more [...]

Kanatal Tourism

Kanatal Kanatal is a hill station in the Indian State of Uttarakhand. It is located 78 kms from the state capital Dehradun, 38 kms from Mussoorie and 12 kms from the town of Chamba. Perched at an altitude of 2590 m above mean sea level, Kanatal is popular for its amazing natural beauty, tranquil atmosphere, snow-clad mountains, dense lush green forests, picturesque sights, soothing winds and pleasant weather. Tourist Attractions A view of majestic snow covered mountains like Trishul, Chaukhamba Read more [...]

Bhandardara Umbrella Falls

Bhandardara Bhandardara is a holiday hill resort in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Located on the Sahyadri hills, Bhandardara is 185 kilometers from Mumbai, Igatpuri at 45 kms and Pune is at 191 kms. The flawless beauty of this place is very much appealing and pleasing to the visitors. It is adorned with a River, Waterfalls, Dams, Mountains, lush green hills and tranquil atmosphere in search of which tourists flock to this destination all around the year. Tourist Attractions Mount Kalsubai Read more [...]

Malshej Ghat Waterfalls

Malshej Ghat Malshej Ghat is a Ghat or a mountain pass of the Western Ghats in the Indian State of Maharashtra. Located on rugged undulating hills at an altitude of 700 m above mean sea level, the Ghat is home to a variety of flora and fauna especially a number of birds like quails, cuckoos, crakes, flamingos and rails. Malshej Ghat is a part of the Pune district and located 130 kms from Pune. The state capital Mumbai is at a distance of 154 kms. Malshej Ghat today is one of the most visited hill Read more [...]

Toranmal Hill Station And Wildlife Sanctuary

Toranmal Toranmal is the second coolest hill station of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located at an altitude of 1461 m above mean sea level on the Satpura Hill ranges. Toranmal is 510 kms from the state capital Mumbai and 76 kms from the district headquarters of Nandurbar. Toranmal is a nature’s paradise where nature is at its perfect best. The hill station is adorned with beautiful cascading mountains, lush green deep valleys, waterfalls, caves, lakes, flora of different kind, view points, Read more [...]

Panhala Tourist Spots And Forts

Panhala Panhala is a hill station in the Indian State of Maharashtra. Located at an altitude of 977 m above mean sea level, Panhala is a scenic hill station on the Sahyadri mountain ranges. Panhala is 18 kms away from the nearest town of Kolhapur and 428 kms from the state capital Mumbai. Panhala is a historic hill station deeply linked with the Maratha history. Today it is a popular tourist spot not just for the history that revolves around Panhala but also for its natural beauty and panoramic Read more [...]

Panchgani Hill Stations Maharashtra

Panchgani Panchgani is a hill station in the Satara district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located at an altitude of 1293 m above mean sea level on the Sahyadri mountain ranges. From Mumbai it is located at a distance of 285 kms, from Pune at around 100 kms and from the district headquarters Satara it is located at a distance of 45 kms. The hill station was discovered by the British in the 1860s. The then British Superintendent of Pachgani John Chesson was instrumental in establishing Read more [...]

Matheran Hill Stations

Matheran Matheran is a hill station in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located at an altitude of 800 m above mean sea level on the Sahyadri mountain ranges. Since it is very close to both Pune and Mumbai, it is one of the most preferred hill destinations in the Raigad district of Maharashtra due to its easy accessibility. Literally the name Matheran translates into “Mother Forest”. Matheran has got all that an ideal hill station requires like ambient weather, lush green mountains, deep Read more [...]