Hill Stations near Lucknow for the Perfect Summer Getaway

Top Hill Stations near Lucknow

Summers in the northern part of India can be difficult to bear with the extreme high temperatures during the daytime. Lucknow being situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh is no exception to this kind of weather. For those who are in Lucknow during the summers, it would be a good idea to look for more suitable and pleasant weather conditions time to time. Luckily, there are a number of hill stations near Lucknow that one can escape to get away from the scorching temperatures of the summer.

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Here is the list of 18 Hill Stations near Lucknow for the Perfect Summer Getaway

1. Nainital, Uttarakhand - Misty lakes and mountains

4.3

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317 kms from Lucknow

Known For : Eco Cave Gardens | Naini Lake | Naina Devi Temple

When one talks about all the hill stations near Lucknow, then Nainital is without a doubt the first one which comes to mind. 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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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2. Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand

4.1

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317 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : October to June

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3. Kausani, Uttarakhand

3.2

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358 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : April to June, September to December

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4. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - The queen of hill-stations

3.8

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489 kms from Lucknow

Known For : Lal Tibba | Lake Mist | Kempty Falls

If your idea of the perfect holiday involves tranquil hills, untouched nature and a holiday experience that is unadulterated in the truest sense of the term, Mussoorie is the place you should be heading to. 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. If you want to enjoy the beautiful sight of the rolling green slopes juxtaposed with the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, Mussoorie is the place for you to be. No list about hill stations in India would be complete without having Mussoorie in it and the list of hill stations near Lucknow is no exception.

Best Time : September to June

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

3.6

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331 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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6. Champawat, Uttarakhand

2.5

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289 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : October to June

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7. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand - Quaint little hilly town

3.8

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399 kms from Lucknow

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 best among the hill stations near Lucknow for a perfect getaway for anyone looking to take a break amidst peace and solitude.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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8. Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

3.4

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393 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : April to June, September to October

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9. Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh - The hill of many wonders

3.5

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186 kms from Lucknow

Known For : Kamadgiri | Gupt Godavari | Ramghat

Chitrakoot is a small town situated in the north Vindhyan range. Legends have it that Chitrakoot was the place where Lord Rama, his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana stayed for eleven and half of their fourteen years of exile.

Best Time : July to March

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10. Bhimtal, Uttarakhand

3.6

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310 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : March to June, September to December

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11. Ranikhet, Uttarakhand - The Queen's Farm

3.7

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344 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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12. Binsar, Uttarakhand

3.1

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340 kms from Lucknow

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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13. Abbott Mount, Uttarakhand

3.0

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300 kms from Lucknow

Known For : Pancheshwar | Lohaghat | Mayawati Ashram

Abbott Mount is one of the most beautiful hill stations near Lucknow. It is a quaint old town, where one can feel and witness the charm of a bygone era through a marvelous church and 13 isolated cottages dotted across the hill.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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14. Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

3.6

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312 kms from Lucknow

Known For : Munsiyari | Chandak | Kafni Glacier Trek

A small urban town bustling with tourists is a prime example of raw beauty of nature and is often fondly referred to as the 'Little Kashmir'. A gateway to Himalayan Range, this town also serves as the stop over for pilgrims on their way to Kailash Mansarover.

Best Time : April to June, October to December

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15. Pangot, Nainital

3.8

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323 kms from Lucknow

Located just 15 kilometres away from Nainital; Pangot, located in the Kosiyakutoli tehsil of the Nainital district of Uttarakhand is a small and picturesque hamlet. The village is at the height of 6,300 feet above the sea level and is well known all across the nation for its rich and exotic bird life and abundance in other natural treasures. The place seems to have sprung up right out of a beautiful novel- with its greenery, flowers and birds. The area also becomes a hub for photography when hundreds of different species of birds flock here during the harsh winters in the upper Himalayas and settle down here temporarily. A step into the wilderness of Pangot, and you will find yourself in the midst of a remote Himalayan village.

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16. Kanatal, Uttarakhand

3.5

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471 kms from Lucknow

Known For : New Tehri | Dhanaulti | Kodia Jungle

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

Best Time : Throughout the year

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17. Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand

3.4

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310 kms from Lucknow

Known For : Lake Naukuchiatal | Boating, Naukuchiatal | Bhimtal Lake

Naukuchiatal, a small picturesque lake village is a destination for those who seek quietude and tranquility beneath the shade of pure nature. As the name of the place suggests, this place is mainly known for its nine cornered lake which measures up to 1 km in length and 40 m deep.

Best Time : April to June, September to November

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18. Chaukori, Uttarakhand

2.6

11 photos

344 kms from Lucknow

Known For : Patal Bhubaneshwari | Nakuleshwar Temple | Arjuneshwar Shiva Temple

The bowl-shaped town of Chaukori, located in the state of Uttaranchal, is nestled within the Himalayas at the height of over 2010 meters above sea level. It is one of the lesser known hill stations near Lucknow. As a tourist destination, it 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

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Read More 6 Chaukori Attractions

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