If you want to enjoy the beautiful hill stations of India and your pocket is tight, then there are 3 places where you can travel with petty expenses.
India is generally considered to be a hot country, but there is no dearth of mountains and cold areas here. Whether it is winter or summer, there is always a crowd of tourists in the hill station of India. If someone plans a trip, then his biggest concern is about how much it will cost to visit the hill station.
Usually, it can cost at least 10 thousand rupees to visit a good hill station, but we are going to tell you about the trip to those mountains where you can settle everything in 3 to 5 thousand rupees. Huh. Let us know about 3 such hill stations.
- Rishikesh Devbhoomi is a very beautiful hill station in Uttarakhand, which is about 244 kilometres from Delhi, it takes 5 to 7 hours to reach here. Nestled on the banks of the Nirmal Ganga, this small town has many ancient temples and ashrams, where there is so much peace that you will completely forget about the noise of the cities. For those who are fond of adventure sports, there are many options available here like river rafting, trading, bungee jumping etc., for this you will not have to spend much money. Laxman Jhula is the main attraction here.
- It is the starting point for the Hindu Char Dham pilgrimage, including Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, to seek spiritual salvation. Rishikesh is an ideal destination not only for pilgrims but also for those who want to delve deeper into spirituality, yoga and other aspects of ancient practices. Sacred rivers and mountains make a perfect stage for yoga and reflective hikes. Rishikesh is also called the ‘Yoga capital of the world’. For the adventurous, Rishikesh is the place for starting their trekking expeditions and excursions towards the Himalayan peaks.
Places to visit: Lakshman Jhula, Ganga Aarti, Neelkanth Temple, Triveni Ghat
- Chail Hill Station (Himachal Pradesh)
A hill station named Chail located in Himachal Pradesh is a cheap option for people travelling on a low budget. There is also a cricket ground which is the highest place in the world. The beautiful views here give a lot of comfort to the tourists. Hotels will be found here at the cost of 500 to 1000. In Chail, you can visit Wildlife Sanctuary, Kali Ka Tibba, Gurdwara Sahib, Siddha Baba Temple. Along with this, one can also enjoy lake viewing, boating and trekking and paragliding.
Chail was a sleepy little mountain village till its transformation in 1893. It was founded by the Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh. Banished from entering Shimla for eloping with the daughter of Lord Kitchener, the then Commander-in-Chief of the British Indian Army, the Maharaja resolved to build himself a new summer capital better than Shimla. The Maharaja ensured that Chail matched Shimla in every way. Majestic snow-capped Shivalik peaks, beautiful orchards and sylvan pine valleys cast a spell on everyone.
Places to visit: Chail Cricket ground, Chail wildlife sanctuary, Kali Temple, Sadhupul
- Kasauli (Himachal Pradesh)
Kasauli, the beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh, is situated at an altitude of 1600 feet above sea level. Here tourists from not only India but also from abroad come to visit in large numbers. Tourists like the calm atmosphere here. Here you can enjoy adventure sports like trekking and mountain climbing.
Nestled in the lap of the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas, Kasauli is an ideal destination for those looking to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of cities. Once a favourite summer retreat of the British, Kasauli boasts some of the most exquisitely designed colonial-era architectural marvels. Adorned with foggy lanes, cobbled roads, beautifully designed avenues and blooming gardens, Kasauli will delight you at its every corner with its old-fashioned ambience. Being the birthplace of Ruskin Bond, Kasauli is the dream destination for readers and writers who can find tons of inspiration amidst its pristine beauty and peaceful ambience.
Places to visit: Monkey point, Mall road, Gilbert Trail, Sunset point, Toy train ride