Hill Stations near Ahmedabad to Beat the Summer Heat

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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. Now 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 9 Hill Stations near Ahmedabad to Beat the Summer Heat

1. Mount Abu, Rajasthan - A beautiful hill station in Rajasthan

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173 kms from city center

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

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2. Saputara, Gujarat - The abode of serpents

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299 kms from city center

Known For : Artist Village Hatgadh Fort Vansda National park

Snuggled in the Sahyadris or the Western Ghats, Saputara is a quaint little hill station in the Dang district of Gujarat. 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. It is located at a height of 875 metres above sea level and is a perfect getaway for eco-lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and people who love adventure sports.

Best Time: Mid March to mid November

3. Wilson Hills, Gujarat

293 kms from city center

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.

4. Suryamal, Maharashtra

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374 kms from city center

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 place among people for the sheer breathtaking views that it can be seen from the hilltop.

Best Time: September to May

5. Toranmal, Maharashtra

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236 kms from city center

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.

Best Time: October to February

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

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456 kms from city center

Known For : Louisa point Panorama Point Charlotte lake

Nestled amidst the Sahyadri range on the Western Ghats, Matheran is a cosy little hill station that stands at an elevation of 2600 feet above sea level, and is just 100 kilometres away from Mumbai, making it 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

7. Jawhar, Maharashtra

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355 kms from city center

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.

Best Time: September to Apr

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8. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

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485 kms from city center

Known For : Tiger's Leap Bushi Dam Lonavala Lake

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.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9. Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains

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483 kms from city center

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.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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