Beat the Heat – 5 Not-so-popular Hill Stations Near Delhi
When we think of having a vacation in a hill station, an image of a peaceful place amidst serene hills comes to our minds. However, most of the well-known tourist places in Delhi are often overcrowded during the peak seasons. Fortunately, there are numerous hill stations near Delhi that are yet to face the wrath of commercialism.
Of course, they may have some drawbacks like lack of rail/air connectivity and limited accommodation options. But , they can provide you some of the most picturesque settlements along with the much-needed peace and serenity
AHA Taxis would like to share the list of some of the relatively unknown hill stations near Delhi that will help you beat the Delhi heat:
If you are trying to escape the hustle-bustle of your life in Delhi, you will fall in love with Mandi. Located en route to Manali from Delhi, this mystic hill station in Himachal Pradesh is relatively unknown and undiscovered. An early morning trek to reach Parashar Lake can recharge you better than even that steaming cup of freshly brewed coffee.
Although this picturesque hill station in Uttrakhand is slowly garnering attention from travelers, it is still far away from commercialism. If you want to visit a place with decent accommodation options, adventure sports, and lush green mountains, Chakrata is a place to be. Located at a distance of 330 KM from Delhi, you can take the route from Saharanpur if you prefer a quite ride through radiant roads.
Kanatal is one such nature’s paradise that offers complete peace and tranquility. Located between Mussoorie and Chamba, it is very easy to reach. You can spend your day doing exciting activities in the adventure camps located amid the hilly terrains. Kanatal is one of the most offbeat destination owing to its vicinity to the overpowering and popular tourist destinations.
No, this place is not the same as the popular Kasauli.If you are adventurists, you will love to trek around Kasol and Malana trek. If not, you can just laze around the river bed here. The best thing about Kasol is that it is very close to Kullu and Manali and can even be covered alongside this famous destinations.
Located on a high hill in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh, this hidden hill station is a mere 25 km ride from Shimla-Kalka highway. Bhimakali Temple with snow-covered Himalayan peak in the background and Shrikhand Mahal are must-visit destinations in this undiscovered land. However, with just one HPTDC hotel, and few local home-stays, you don’t have many accommodation options here. But when the view outside is so mesmerizing who cares about the stay anyway!
And the best part is that you can reach any of this destination by booking an affordable one way taxi from AHA Taxis. With AHA taxis, if you go one way, you pay one way!