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India is a country of diversified natural beauty, ranging from hills, mountains, valleys, meadows, lakes, waterfalls, sea, ocean and rivers. The country has a number of awe-inspiring hill stations that are unique in their own way. Here is a list of the top 5 hill stations of India which are extremely popular and bears the stamp of “Incredible India”. The list is made after a long research and apart from popularity many other factors were also taken into consideration.
Kovalam is undoubtedly one of the most popular and preferred beach destinations for foreign travelers in India. This is also the first topless beach of India which first sought into prominence with the coming of large number of hippies during seventies. Whenever one thinks of Kovalam, the very sight which comes into his mind is that of foreign tourists taking sunbath to get their skin tanned.
Mukutmanipur is one of the most popular weekend tourist destination of west Bengal. Earlier Mukutmanipur was known as a popular picnic spot only, but in recent years it has developed itself to be weekend hot spot of Bengal, thanks to the development of some very good resorts and initiatives of the government.
Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of the mainland of India and is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the country. This preferred tourist spot of Tamil Nadu is famous throughout the world for the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and is unique for being located at the confluence of three large water bodies – Indian Ocean, Bay-of-Bengal and Arabian Sea. For up-to-date travel information on Kanyakumari, including, sightseeing attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips, how to reach and more, continue reading ….
Sonmarg – synonymous with golden meadows surrounded by amazing huge glaciers, miniature plateaus, snowfields, placid lakes, pines and islets, is one of the most popular and sought after tourist destination of Kashmir. Situated at an altitude of 2740 m above sea level, at the foot of the Zojila pass, Sonmarg is the gateway to Ladakh.
Patnitop may not be as popular as other hill destinations of Jammu and Kashmir like Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonmarg, but is in no way lesser beautiful. Being very close to Jammu on the National Highway that links Jammu and Srinagar, it is indeed very easily accessible. This all weather destination is fast becoming popular among tourists.
Auli – an ideal skiing destination in Uttarakhand is indeed a perfect place for honeymooning as well. Blessed with the breathtaking panoramic view of the lofty peaks of the Himalayan mountain ranges, the high altitude ski resort of Auli is fast turning out to be the first choice among tourists and adventure sports lovers.
Diamond Harbour – the weekend picnic destination near Kolkata has grown into a popular weekend tourist destination in recent years. The fact that Diamond Harbour is just one and a half hour journey from Kolkata and recent development of a number of resorts and hotels has made it the fastest developing and the most popular tourist destination of West Bengal.
Sanchi – an important destination in the tourism map of Buddhist is known around the world for stupa. Though not directly linked with the life of Lord Buddha, yet Sanchi rose into prominence due to the initiatives taken by the great Mauryan Emperor Ashoka who was an ardent follower of Buddhism and the famous Great Stupa at Sanchi.
Panchet has been a popular weekend destination for the travel loving people of Bengal. Panchet dam situated at an altitude of nearly 2100 ft was the last of the four multi-purpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation.The dam on River Damodar, the green Panchokot hill in the backdrop and the picturesque location makes it an extremely popular picnicking and weekend gateway destination of West Bengal. A weekend trip to Panceht will not only make your senses rejuvenate but will also enrich you with unforgettable memories. To know all about Panchet tour, continue reading………