Hill Stations In And Near Gujarat To Beat The Blistering Heat

Hill Stations

Hill stations in Gujarat

Hill stations in Gujarat are a welcome respite from the heat of the rest of the state. Numerous hill stations near Gujarat in the surrounding states of Rajasthan and Maharashtra also offer scenic views and cozy climates for a perfect getaway.

Here is the list of 11 Hill Stations In And Near Gujarat To Beat The Blistering Heat

1. Wilson Hills, Gujarat

The Wilson Hills in Dharampur district of Gujarat is one of those places which would make you say 'wow' when you witness the natural and panoramic beauty of the place. Clouds floating close to the ground, lush green forests, pleasant climate and intriguing view of the sea from the hilltop – Wilson Hills is an ideal place for those who love to do nature photography.

2. Saputara, Gujarat - The abode of serpents

3.6 /5 View 7+ photos

Known For : Artist Village Hatgadh Fort Vansda National park

Saputara is known as a well-planned resort hill station in Gujarat because of the innumerable sightseeing, trekking and boating activities. Popular for lush green forests, undulating mountains, dazzling waterfalls, dreamy winding roads, livid landscapes and plenty of charming cubbyholes to spend time with your loved ones, the town is the first favourite among tourists.

Best Time: Mid March to mid November

3. Mount Abu, Rajasthan - A beautiful hill station in Gujarat

4.1 /5 View 15+ photos

Known For : Dilwara Temples Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary Nakki Lake

The only hill station of Rajasthan, its cool atmosphere and lush green surroundings make it a major tourist spot within the state. The most important attraction, however, are undoubtedly the Dilwara temples, which is one of the most stunning piece of architecture in the country. If you are a history or architecture buff, this is one of the places you should absolutely not miss out in India.

Best Time: October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 5,207

4. Matheran, Maharashtra - Cutest little hill-station of India

4.3 /5 View 26+ photos

Known For : Louisa point Panorama Point Charlotte lake

Nestled amidst the Sahyadri range on the Western Ghats, this is one of the cosiest hill stations in Gujarat that stands at an elevation of 2600 feet above sea level. Situated just 100 kilometres from Mumbai, Matheran makes for the perfect weekend getaway. With its name literally translating to “overhead forest”, Matheran is the smallest hill station in all of India, but it is extremely popular in terms of tourists looking for a short trip amid spectacular vistas and serenity.

Best Time: Throughout the year

Gujarat Packages

Compare quotes from upto 3 travel agents for free

5. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

4.0 /5 View 38+ photos

Known For : Tiger's Leap Bushi Dam Lonavala Lake

Lonavala is a popular hill station in Gujarat, close to Pune and Mumbai. With lots of waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and trekkers. Its a great place to visit during the monsoons.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries

4.0 /5 View 20+ photos

Known For : Elephant's Head point Chinaman's falls Dhobi waterfall

A hill town in Western Ghats, apart from its strawberries, this hill station in Gujarat is also well known for its numerous rivers, magnificent cascades and majestic peaks.

Best Time: October to June

7. Sunset Point, Diu

3.5 /5

A beautiful hill station in Gujarat, located near the Chakritirath beach in Diu, it offers its visitors a mesmerizing view of sunsets from here. The hillock and the surrounding areas have been beautifully landscaped and illuminated. Chakratirth Beach is centrally located and contiguous to the Diu Town.

8. Girnar Hills, Junagadh

3.4 /5

Just 5 km from Junagadh town, Girnar Hills are a collection of hills, whose origins can be traced back to the Vedas. It has been considered to be a religious place even as long before in the Mohan-jo-daro period. Flocked by Hindu and Jain pilgrims alike, this hill station in Gujarat is also nature's paradise located in midst of the Gir Forest. Girnar offers its visitors some good trekking avenues, religious spots and pre-historic sites and mountains.

9. Suryamal, Maharashtra

3.5 /5 View 22+ photos

Known For : Trekking in Suryamal Suryamal Peak

Suryamal is the highest peak of the region, located in Thane district of Maharashtra. The small but beautiful hill is a popular hill station in Gujarat among people for the sheer breathtaking views that it can be seen from the hilltop.

Best Time: September to May

10. Toranmal, Maharashtra

2.5 /5 View 15+ photos

Known For : Sita Khai Lotus Lake Yashavant Lake

Toranmal is a hill station in Gujarat nestled in the lap of nature in Maharashtra. Adorned with nature's best elements, Toranmal also features other highlights such as salubrious weather, lush green surroundings, tranquil lakes and gushing cascades of a waterfall along with several man-made marvels narrating their astounding tales charm visitors throughly.

Best Time: October to February

11. Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains

3.5 /5 View 22+ photos

Known For : Rajmachi Fort Visapur Fort Bedsa caves

Perched on the foothills of Sahyadri, this hill station in Gujarat provides for a perfect weekend respite for the Mumbai population, with its scenic valleys, grassy hills, serene lakes and misty waterfalls.

Best Time: Throughout the year

Which of these hill stations in Gujarat have you been to? Let us know in the comments below!

This post was published by Surbhi Parashar

Share this post on social media
Google +

Comments on this post