Hill stations remind us of natural green beauty, tall pine trees, green carpet of grass, snow-covered mountains, beautiful weather, and lots of fun. These places make you want to come back over and over again. You never get bored. You never stop wanting more. You want a vacation in someplace cool with pleasant weather, you want to run away from the heat, or just to get away with your family or special someone, we have picked 5 top hill stations in the world for you.
Switzerland is known for being the heaven for hopeless romantics. The fun and amusement become manifold when you are in Wengen. This hill station looks divine with all the greenery and the mighty Alps. You won't see the magic of this place anywhere in the world. Here, you can enjoy hiking and trekking. And you can also go skiing in the Alps. Wegen has no roads since it is a car-free area. You can explore this beautiful hill station on foot, by train or by cable car. There are many luxurious hotels offering a pleasant stay here. The best time to visit Wegen is between May and October. In these months the greenery is at its best.
Bled is nature's pride. With a lot of meadows and greenery, this hill station is simply breathtaking. It is a place where you can meditate, turn yourself into someone new by probing into your inner self, If you are feeling low, here you can energize yourself. The Bled Castle near the lake carries its own history and is a place you must visit when here. You will fall in love with the sun setting in the infinite horizon of the lake. Bled is a place that stays with you even when you have come back from there.
Leh-Ladakh and Kashmir, India
When talking about hill stations, we can't skip talking about the Paradise of Earth. The valley of Kashmir sits between the mountains. It is mesmerizing and enhances the range of your thoughts. The air here is extremely pure with lush green plants of many species. At Dal Lake, you will see how you can live on a lake as you do on land. You can move through the place on a houseboat. You must visit Pangong Lake. If you visit Kashmir between May and September, you can enjoy the road trip to Leh and let your breath be taken away by the view of Khardung- La-Pass.
St. Moritz, Europe
St. Moritz is a resort town in Switzerland's Engadine Valley. It is situated at 5,910 ft and has some of the most beautiful ski resorts but are extremely expensive. Snowfall, sloppy hills, and natural beauty of this place can't be put into words. You can visit this hill station all year round. There are many places you can visit here like Corviglia, Lej Marsch and many more. St. Moritz has a tiny airport so you can either fly in here or travel through the bus. You won't have to struggle with your stay because there are many hotels where you can book your stay.
Levi is a wonderful resort in Finnish Lapland that is known for its winter ski slopes and amazing Northern Lights. It is said to be the biggest ski resort in all of Finland. Winters are extremely cold here but that is the best time to be here. You can fly to Levi via Helsinki. Here you can enjoy Finland's Nordic Culture. You can enjoy skiing on its 43 slopes and its Reindeer Safari. And you can also stay in an igloo for a unique experience.
I hope you enjoy your vacations here in these amazing hill stations.