Hill Stations Near Nagpur

Hill Stations

When one is in search of peace and the simplicities of small-town life, Nagpur is the ideal destination. A paradise located precisely in the middle of the Indian peninsula, Maharashtra's winter capital is among the cities of India with a high rating of liveability. Apart from being culturally and religiously rich and offering some of the best oranges every year, Nagpur is also a staging point for some of the less visited but equally charming hill stations in India. These hill stations near Nagpur, set amidst the lap of nature offer visitors trek trails, picnic spots and pleasant climate all year round.

Here is the list of 13 Hill Stations Near Nagpur

1. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh - Queen of the Satpuras

3.9 /5 View 16+ photos

227 kms from Nagpur

Known For : Bee falls Jata Shankar caves Pandava Caves

The only hill station in Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is often known as the queen of the Satpura ranges.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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2. Chikhaldara, Maharashtra

3.6 /5

231 kms from Nagpur

Known For : Bhimkund Melghat Tiger project Narnala Fort

The scent of coffee enchants you as you enter the hill station city of Chikhaldara in the state of Maharashtra. Being the only coffee growing area in the region, Chikhaldara also boasts of beautiful lakes, breathtaking panoramic viewpoints and exotic wildlife.

Best Time: July to February

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3. Bhandardara, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 11+ photos

672 kms from Nagpur

Known For : Umbrella Falls Wilson Dam Kalsubai Peak

Bhandardara, a hill station nestled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra, has all the nature's blessings a place can get. The lush greenery, the humble waterfalls and surrounded by high mountains makes for the perfect holiday spot for city dwellers.

Best Time: June to March

4. Igatpuri, Maharashtra

3.3 /5

698 kms from Nagpur

Known For : Bhatsa River Valley Camel Valley Tringalwadi Fort

Igatpuri is blessed with picturesque beauty and is a heaven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. It also has some of the highest peaks of the Sahyadri range. Igatpuri is also a major railway station in Maharashtra connecting surrounding major cities.

Best Time: July to September

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5. Jawhar, Maharashtra

3.3 /5 View 23+ photos

730 kms from Nagpur

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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6. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

4.0 /5 View 38+ photos

756 kms from Nagpur

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

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

4.3 /5 View 26+ photos

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

8. Lavasa, Maharashtra - India's first planned hill city

3.6 /5 View 5+ photos

762 kms from Nagpur

Known For : Sightseeing in Lavasa Lakeside Promenade Bamboosa

Known as India's newest hill station, the Lavasa Corporation is constructing this private city. The city is a beautiful project, stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino. Spreading across 7 hills, covering an area of 25000 acres, Lavasa is a perfect blend of beauty and infrastructure.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9. Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains

3.5 /5 View 22+ photos

758 kms from Nagpur

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

10. Karjat, Maharashtra

2.5 /5

788 kms from Nagpur

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.

Best Time: June to September

11. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries

4.0 /5 View 20+ photos

816 kms from Nagpur

Known For : Elephant's Head point Chinaman's falls Dhobi waterfall

A hill town in Western Ghats, apart from its strawberries, Mahabaleshwar is also well known for its numerous rivers, magnificent cascades and majestic peaks.

Best Time: October to June

12. Tapola, Mahabaleshwar

3.7 /5 View 5+ photos

839 kms from Nagpur

Situated in the quaint valleys of Mahabaleshwar, Tapola is a satellite village where nature has been very generous. Famed as the 'Mini Kashmir', Tapola has some of the most picturesque scenic beauty which makes it an ideal destination for a back to nature experience. This destination will take you back in time when mornings were reserved for milking cows and lazy afternoons gave way to sublime evenings. There are many unknown forts in the dense forest around the lake in Tapola like Vasota and Jaygad, which make for an adventure in its own right. The scenery of these forts and forest nearby is magnificent and you can capture a bird's eye view of the entire region.

13. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh - Queen of the Satpuras

3.9 /5 View 16+ photos

227 kms from Nagpur

Known For : Bee falls Jata Shankar caves Pandava Caves

The only hill station in Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is often known as the queen of the Satpura ranges.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 599

This post was published by Surbhi Parashar

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