Hill Stations near Kanpur

Here is the list of 10 Hill Stations near Kanpur

1. Champawat, Uttarakhand

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411 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Banasur ka Kila Baleshwar Temple Lohaghat

A gripping journey of self exploration and challenging terrain, Champawat is not your usual retreat. You'll be pushed to your physical and mental limits, because this place gives you a lot to explore, without having to deal with any over intrusive and money gobbling guides around.

Distance From Kanpur: 411.4 km via NH9

Best Time: October to June

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,200

2. Almora, Uttarakhand - A cozy heritage town nestled in the Himalayas.

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469 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Zero Point Jageshwar Katarmal Sun Temple

Cradled in the wilderness of Himalayan ranges, the sprawling town of Almora shaped like a horse-shoe is a hill station that boasts of a pre-British heritage and an adyllic vibe.

Distance From Kanpur: 454.3 km via NH30

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 27,500

3. Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand

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442 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Sitla Mukteshwar Temple Mukteshwar Inspection Bunglow

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

Distance From Kanpur: 433.4 km via NH30

Best Time: October to June

4. Nainital, Uttarakhand - Misty lakes and mountains

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415 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Eco Cave Gardens Naini Lake Naina Devi Temple

One of the most beautiful tourist destinations 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). Also famously known as 'City of Lakes,' Nainital abounds in natural beauty, with its snow-capped hills and tranquil lakes lending it a nostalgic charm of its own. Situated at an altitude of 1938 km above sea level, Nainital has a pleasant climate all year round, and can rightfully be called a picturesque paradise for all travel lovers.

Distance From Kanpur: 406.0 km via NH30

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 6,999

5. Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

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543 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Chaukhamba Viewpoint Kandoliya Khirsu

Pauri Garhwal is a paradise that showcases the varied colors of nature all packed in to 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 place oozes beauty and charm in every aspect.

Distance From Kanpur: 596.8 km via NH534

Best Time: April to June, September to October

View hotels starting from ₹ 999

6. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand - Quaint little hilly town

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533 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Bhulla Lake Tip N Top St. John's Church

Perched amidst the Garhwal Hills of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is a quaint little hill town that not many tourists know of. Off the beaten tourist trail, Lansdowne is an untouched, pristine town, miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Situated at 5670 feet above sea level, Lansdowne is more famously known for being home to the Garhwal Rifle regiment of the Indian Army. 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.

Distance From Kanpur: 530.2 km via NH30

Best Time: Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 999

7. Bhimtal, Uttarakhand

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401 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Bhimtal Lake Aquarium on the Bhimtal Island Hanuman Garhi

Rested at a height of 1370m above the sea level, Bhimtal is spotted with temples lying amid the verdant mountains and a pristine blue lake. The ancient town of Bhimtal is a place to lie down under the shade of nature, close your eyes and experience serenity.

Distance From Kanpur: 397.2 km via NH30

Best Time: March to June, September to December

View packages starting from ₹ 5,000

8. Ranikhet, Uttarakhand - The Queen's Farm

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461 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Chaubatia Orchards Jhula Devi Temple Majhkhali

Ranikhet meaning Queen's farm, is a hill station developed by the Britishers around ancient temples, undulating Himalayan hills and forests.

Distance From Kanpur: 447.3 km via NH30

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 9,000

9. Kausani, Uttarakhand

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520 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Rudradhari Falls and Caves Gwaldam Trek to Pinnath

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 stations in Uttarakhand.

Distance From Kanpur: 506.2 km via NH30

Best Time: April to June, September to December

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,029

10. Binsar, Uttarakhand

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499 kms from Kanpur

Known For : Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary Bineshwar Temple Zero Point

A small town 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.

Distance From Kanpur: 471.6 km via NH19 and Taj Express Highway

Best Time: Throughout the year

This post was published by Surbhi Parashar

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