Hill Stations in Uttarakhand Perfect to Beat the Summer Heat

Hill Stations

Hill Stations in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a delight for every traveller due to the numerous places to visit around it. Uttrakhand offers the natural beauty of the Himalayas! Hill stations in Uttarakhand to visit include Almora (Read More), Nainital, Mussoorie, Ranikhet among others. Auli and Lansdowne are lesser known tourist places in Uttarakhand. Valley of Flowers is a must visit for trekking enthusiasts. Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri are the hill stations that are also the main pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand.

Here is the list of 22 Hill Stations in Uttarakhand Perfect to Beat the Summer Heat

1. Almora - A Hill Station With Old-School Colonial Charm

Almora - A Hill Station With Old-School Colonial Charm
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Known For : Zero Point Jageshwar Chitai Temple

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Cradled in the wilderness of Himalayan ranges, the sprawling town of Almora shaped like a horseshoe is a hill station in Uttarakhand that boasts of a pre-British heritage and an idyllic vibe. Famous for its rich cultural heritage, unique handicrafts, sumptuous cuisine and magnificent wildlife, coupled with an easy accessibility, Almora promises its tourists a visit full of fun and unforgettable moments. 

Best Time: Throughout the year

16 Almora Attractions

2. Munsiyari

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Known For : Birthi falls Maheshwari Kund Panchachuli Peak

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A small village with an awe-inspiring panorama of snow capped Himalayan Range; Munsiyari is located in the Pithoragarh District. Offering splendors of nature's beauty in their most captivating form, this hill station in Uttarakhand is famous for its some highly adventurous and nerve-wracking trekking trails.

Best Time: April to June, October to November

16 Munsiyari Attractions

3. Abbott Mount

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Known For : Pancheshwar Lohaghat Mayawati Ashram

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A quaint old town, where one can feel and witness the charm of a bygone era through a marvellous church and 13 isolated cottages dotted across the hill station in Uttarakhand.

Best Time: Throughout the year

4 Abbott Mt Attractions

4. Nainital - The City of Lakes

Nainital - The City of Lakes
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Known For : Naini Lake Snow View Point Mall Road Nainital

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One of the most beautiful hill stations in Uttarakhand, Nainital, which is nestled amidst the Kumaon Hills, is a quaint hill station built around a uniquely shaped lake known as the 'Naini Lake' (thus contributing to its name Nainital). Nainital abounds in natural beauty, with its snow-capped hills and tranquil lakes lending it a nostalgic charm of its own. It has a pleasant climate all year round.

Best Time: Throughout the year

33 Nainital Attractions

5. Mussoorie - Queen of the Hills

Mussoorie - Queen of the Hills
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Known For : Landour Mussoorie Mall Road Kempty Falls

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Nestled amidst the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, Mussoorie, also known as Queen of The Hills, stands at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level and has a cool, pleasant climate throughout the year. The pristine, natural beauty of Mussoorie makes it a very popular choice of holiday for honeymooners and getaway to a hill station in Uttarakhand. 

Best Time: September to June

32 Mussoorie Attractions

6. Auli

Auli
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Known For : Skiing in Auli Trishul Peak Auli Ropeway

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Dotted with the apple orchards, old oaks and pine trees there is no dearth of natural beauty in Auli and it is one of the most popular hill stations in Uttarakhand. Apart from skiing you can also go for numerous treks in the hills of Garhwal Himalayas and enjoy the spellbinding views of the snow-draped mountains. 

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Auli Attractions

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7. Champawat, Uttarakhand

Champawat, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Banasur ka Kila Baleshwar Temple Lohaghat

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Champawat is a small hill station in Champawat district, Uttrakhand. Perched 5,299 feet above sea level, it is a perfect composite of adventure, religion and history. The place holds historical and religious significance attracting many drifters and pilgrims throughout the year. As the legend goes, Lord Vishnu incarnated in his Kurma Avatar in this region.

Best Time: October to June

8 Champawat Attractions

8. Valley of Flowers

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Known For : Valley of Flowers National Park Nanda Devi National Park Fauna & Flora

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Valley of Flowers is located in Chamoli district (near Badrinath) of Uttarakhand, approximately 300 km to the north of Rishikesh. This hill station of Uttarakhand is a picturesque national park, gracing the beauty of Western Himalayas. Valley of flowers was discovered in 1931 and is a World Heritage Site for its wild untamed blooms surrounded by white peaks.

Best Time: May to October

3 Valley Of Flowers Attractions

9. Lansdowne

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Known For : Bhulla Lake Tip N Top Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple

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Perched amidst the Garhwal Hills, Lansdowne is a quaint little hill station in Uttarakhand that not many tourists know of. Lansdowne is an untouched, pristine town, miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This hill station is neither commercialised nor heavily urbanised, making it the perfect getaway for anyone looking to take a break amidst peace and solitude.

Best Time: Throughout the year

14 Lansdowne Attractions

10. Kausani

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Known For : Rudradhari Falls and Caves Gwaldam Trek to Pinnath

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Embellished with all the right ingredients including lush green valley, verdant pine tree forests, meandering creeks, tranquility and majestic Himalayan peaks, Kausani is one of the most spellbinding hill station in Uttarakhand.

Best Time: April to June, September to December

11 Kausani Attractions

11. Dhanaulti

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Known For : Dhanaulti Adventure Park Eco Park, Dhanaulti Apple Orchard Resort

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With minimal human intrusion, without overloading or overwhelming your senses or expectations, Dhanaulti is a hill station in Uttarakhand that slowly seeps into your conscience like a long lost pleasant dream, bringing with it comfort and quiet, and giving you the much-needed break from your humdrum routine life.

Best Time: September to June

10 Dhanaulti Attractions

12. Ranikhet - The Queen's Farm

Ranikhet - The Queen's Farm
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Known For : Chaubatia Orchards Majhkhali Golf Course

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Ranikhet meaning Queen's farm is a hill station in Uttarakhand developed by the Britishers around ancient temples, undulating Himalayan hills and forests. Ranikhet with its cool climate and simple natural beauty can freshen up your senses to the very core. 

Best Time: Throughout the year

22 Ranikhet Attractions

13. Chaukori

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Known For : Patal Bhubaneshwari Nakuleshwar Temple Arjuneshwar Shiva Temple

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The bowl-shaped town of Chaukori is nestled within the Himalayas. As a tourist destination, this hill station in Uttarakhand offers many beautifully breathtaking views– be it the lusciously green tea gardens, or the majestic snow-capped peaks of Nanda Devi and Panchachuli, the peaceful sunrise and sunsets, and the bejewelled night skies with the light of a million stars.

Best Time: October to March

6 Chaukori Attractions

14. Chamoli, Uttarakhand - Abode of God

Chamoli, Uttarakhand - Abode of God
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Known For : Auli Vasundhara Waterfalls Mana

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Sitting in the lap of nature, Chamoli is often referred to as the "Abode of Gods" as it has a strong bond with spirituality, seen from local astounding legends. Chamoli is a blessed place where the beauty of nature combined with its fascinating culture births serenity. The people here are satisfied living amidst the breathtakingly tall mountains and beautiful, dense valleys.

Best Time: November to March, July to August

13 Chamoli Attractions

15. Bhowali, Uttarakhand

Bhowali, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Shyamkhet Tea Gardens Ramgarh

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Bhowali is a little hill-station that lies in the vicinity of several popular hill stations like Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Ramgarh, Sattal and Mukteshwar.

Best Time: February to Apr, September to October

8 Bhowali Attractions

16. Chakrata

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Known For : Tiger Falls Deoban Budher Caves

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Chakrata is a small hill station in Uttarakhand near Dehradun located on top of the Yamuna valley, amidst lush green forests, caves and ancient temples.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6 Chakrata Attractions

17. Mukteshwar

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Known For : Sitla Chauli ki Jaali Mukteshwar Temple

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Mukteshwar is a small hill station in Uttarakhand mostly known for adventure sports such as rock climbing, rappelling etc. and the amazing view of Himalayan ranges you get from there.

Best Time: October to June

12 Mukteshwar Attractions

18. Tehri

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Known For : Mussoorie Tehri Dam Trekking in Tehri Garhwal

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The Hindu Mythology and legends seemed to have showered Tehri Garhwal with several spiritual significances. It is this hill station in Uttarakhand where River Ganga arrives in its real form at Devprayag where River Bhagirathi and River Alaknanda merge. One can also see many temples dotted across the place.

Best Time: Throughout the year

16 Tehri Garhwal Attractions

19. Pauri Garhwal

Pauri Garhwal
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Known For : Chaukhamba Viewpoint Kandoliya Khirsu

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Pauri Garhwal is a paradise that showcases the varied colours of nature all packed into this one place. From snow-covered Himalayan peaks and thick cover of lush green forests to deep-rooted culture of the place and warm-hearted people, this hill station in Uttarakhand oozes beauty and charm in every aspect.

Best Time: April to June, September to October

13 Pauri Garhwal Attractions

20. Ramgarh

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Known For : Orchards Nathuakhan Mukteshwar

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Tucked away in the lap of Himalayas in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Ramgarh boasts of unexplored natural beauty and old-world charm. It is perched at an elevation of 1789 metres above the sea level and is an idyllic spot of all you nature beaus. Blessed with impeccable views of snow-covered mountain peaks, Ramgarh is also called the "Fruit Bowl of Kumaon" because of the verdant orchards of apples, plums, peaches and apricots. 

Best Time: October to May

9 Ramgarh Attractions

21. Kanatal

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Known For : New Tehri Dhanaulti Camping

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Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travellers who seek peace and solitude at a hill station in Uttarakhand. Kanatal is said to be named after a lake that once existed there. Apart from peace, the place exhibits a charm in the form of majestic hills, fruit trees, apple orchards and lush green forests.

Best Time: Throughout the year

10 Kanatal Attractions

22. Binsar

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Known For : Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary Bineshwar Temple Zero Point

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A small hill station in Uttarakhand set in the midst of lush green forests covered with oak, pine, deodar trees, Binsar has plenty of tourist attractions including green meadows, temples and the Binsar wildlife sanctuary.

Best Time: Throughout the year

4 Binsar Attractions

Did you enjoy our list of Hill Stations in Uttarakhand? Let us know which ones made it to your bucket list in the comments below!

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