Hill Stations near Vadodara You Didn't Know About

Top Hill Stations near Vadodara

The average temperature during the summers in Vadodara can be an eye-watering 40°C. It comes as no surprise as Vadodara is located in the central region of the Indian Peninsula. When one thinks of escaping the heat, one naturally thinks of hill stations. A lot of the well-known hill stations are seemingly situated at great distances from Vadodara, but there are hill stations near Vadodara which you might not have heard about which are equally as charming. These hill stations offer a cool climate to relax away from the summer heat and many other attractions and activities to rejuvenate one's soul.


Here is the list of 11 Hill Stations near Vadodara You Didn't Know About

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


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369 kms from Vadodara

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

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


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258 kms from Vadodara

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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Read More 15 Mount Abu Attractions

3. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway


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396 kms from Vadodara

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

Read More 43 Lonavala Attractions

4. Wilson Hills, Gujarat

201 kms from Vadodara

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.

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5. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh - Queen of the Satpuras


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540 kms from Vadodara

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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Read More 18 Pachmarhi Attractions

6. Saputara, Gujarat - The abode of serpents


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201 kms from Vadodara

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

Read More 20 Saputara Attractions


7. Toranmal, Maharashtra


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143 kms from Vadodara

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

Read More 9 Toranmal Attractions

8. Bhandardara, Maharashtra


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314 kms from Vadodara

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

Read More 7 Bhandardara Attractions

9. Jawhar, Maharashtra


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267 kms from Vadodara

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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Read More 7 Jawhar Attractions

10. Suryamal, Maharashtra


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284 kms from Vadodara

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

Read More 2 Suryamal Attractions

11. Igatpuri, Maharashtra


293 kms from Vadodara

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

View hotels starting from ₹ 899

Read More 9 Igatpuri Attractions

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