Hill Stations near Ahmedabad to Cool Off During This Summer

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Best Hill Stations Near Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is great city to travel to or live in but that still doesn't save you from the heat in the summers. The obvious solution to this would be to take a trip to a place with a cooler climate. No (Read More)w a lot of people wouldn't generally associate Ahmedabad with hill stations. But there are hill stations near Ahmedabad, some of which are lesser known but equally charming, which are perfect for weekend getaways or a summer vacation in general. The added bonus in taking road trips to these hill stations is that every journey will be a scenic one.

Here is the list of 11 Hill Stations near Ahmedabad to Cool Off During This Summer

1. Mount Abu, Rajasthan - The Dilwara Temples and Beautiful Views

Mount Abu, Rajasthan - The Dilwara Temples and Beautiful Views
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Known For : Nakki Lake Guru Shikhar Toad Rock

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, is undoubtedly the Dilwara temples.  Travellers can enjoy calm and relaxed boating in Nakki Lake, and a view of the sunset from the vista points. It is ideal for a weekend getaway from Ahmedabad.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 224 km

Best Time: October to March

21 Mount Abu Attractions

2. Saputara, Gujarat - One of the Best Hill Stations near Ahmedabad

Saputara, Gujarat - One of the Best Hill Stations near Ahmedabad
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Known For : Artist Village Hatgadh Fort Vansda National park

Snuggled in the Sahyadris or the Western Ghats, Saputara is a quaint little hill station popular for lush green forests, undulating mountains, dazzling waterfalls, dreamy winding roads, livid landscapes and plenty of charming cubbyholes. It is a beautiful hilly region enriched with enormous greenery offering a magnificent panorama.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 403 km

Best Time: Mid March to mid November

20 Saputara Attractions

3. Wilson Hills, Gujarat - Where Clouds Touch the Peaks

Wilson Hills, Gujarat - Where Clouds Touch the Peaks

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.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 368 km

4. Don Hill Station

Don Hill Station

Don Hill Station is a lesser-known hill station near Ahmedabad located in the Saputara region. It has become increasingly popular owing to the pleasant climate round the year. Things to do here include trekking, rock climbing, exploring caves and waterfalls.

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5. Suryamal Hill Station, Maharashtra - Thane's Highest Peak

Suryamal Hill Station, Maharashtra - Thane's Highest Peak
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Known For : Trekking in Suryamal Suryamal Peak

Suryamal is the highest peak of the region, located in Thane district of Maharashtra. One of the smaller but no less beautiful hill stations near Ahmedabad, Suryamal is a popular place among people for the sheer breathtaking views that it can be seen from the hilltop.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 499 km

Best Time: September to May

2 Suryamal Attractions

6. Toranmal Hill Station, Maharashtra - Waterfalls and Serene Lakes

Toranmal Hill Station, Maharashtra - Waterfalls and Serene Lakes
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Known For : Sita Khai Lotus Lake Yashavant Lake

Toranmal is a hill town nestled in the lap of nature in Maharashtra and is adorned with nature's best elements. Salubrious weather, lush green surroundings, tranquil lakes and gushing cascades of waterfall alongwith several man-made marvels narrating their astounding tales charm visitors throughly.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 412 km

Best Time: October to February

9 Toranmal Attractions

7. Matheran, Maharashtra - India's Smallest Hill Station

Matheran, Maharashtra - India's Smallest Hill Station
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Known For : Louisa point Charlotte lake Monkey Point Matheran

Nestled amidst the Sahyadri range on the Western Ghats, Matheran is a cosy little hill station near Ahmedabad. With its name literally translating to “overhead forest”, Matheran is the smallest hill station in all of India. It is one of the very few places in the world that do not allow any vehicles at all, thus retaining an old-world charm. Matheran is mainly famous for its viewpoints.

Best Time: Throughout the year

29 Matheran Attractions

8. Jawhar Hill Station, Maharashtra

Jawhar Hill Station, Maharashtra
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Known For : Dabdaba Falls Jai Vilas Palace Sunset Point, Jawhar

A small hill station located in the Thane District of Maharashtra, Jawhar is a place with abundant nature's beauty and several man made marvels. Preserving numerous picturesque views, this hill town is loaded with tourist attractions and exotic beauty of flora and dense cover of forest.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 462 km

Best Time: September to Apr

7 Jawhar Attractions

9. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway
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Known For : Tiger's Leap Rajmachi Fort Imagicaa

Popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai, Lonavla is the place to be during monsoons. With lots of waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and trekkers.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 596 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

41 Lonavala Attractions

10. Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains

Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains
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Known For : Rajmachi Fort Visapur Fort Bedsa caves

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

Distance from Ahmedabad: 592 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

22 Khandala Attractions

11. Karjat, Maharashtra

Karjat, Maharashtra
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Known For : Kondana Caves Peth Fort Trekking in Karjat

Karjat, a quaint little village is the last station of Thane district in Maharashtra. The river Ulhas finds its origin in Karjat and trekking and historical spots make it a popular destination for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 574 km

Best Time: June to September

11 Karjat Attractions

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