Who doesn't love fresh water, fresh air, cool weather, and beautiful scenery all year long? These are some of the characteristics we associate with a hill station which makes them unique and pleasing. Now being at a hill station could be an amazing feeling, riding to these serpent hills on your bike can be a completely different experience altogether. It could make your experience more memorable and worth taking. Hence we will in this article take a look at four most pleasing hill stations in India you should ride to.
We before riding to these places you must have all the safety gear required for riding. Having two-wheeler insurance will have you protected against any uncertainties on the road.
Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Gulmarg is one of the most mesmerizing hill stations not only in India but all over the world. Reaching this mind-blowing destination can be an adventurous ride for anyone. It will take you some difficult and at the same time beautiful terrains perfect for riding a bike. Once you reach the place, there are tons of activities designed for tourists to explore. Being far from the mainland the place still does not receive too many tourists and thus carries the beauty. Gulmarg is primarily known for activities like skiing or snowboarding. Also, the place has some unusual treks accessible in summers. The highest ski lift is at a height of 3995 m. It is about 60 km from Srinagar by road. From Delhi, it is a little over 800 km, although road conditions make it slow ride and it takes about 18 hours to cover the distance.
Shillong is the capital of the high-rainfall state of Meghalaya. The place is located at an altitude of 1500m which makes the climate very pleasant. The city is famously called the Scotland of the East blessed with large pine forest. Shillong receives a high amount of rainfall and there are some beautiful waterfalls to witness. The nearest large town to Shillong is Guwahati which is about 100 km away.
Mussoorie is a very famous hill station in India. Popularly known as the queen of the hills, Mussoorie is quite popular among tourists. Situated at an altitude of 2000 m the place is blessed with serene weather in summer though extreme cold winters in December. Mussoorie offers a spectacular view of snow-capped mountains of the Northeast. The famous destinations are Kempty falls, old lighthouse, and lake mist. New Delhi is around 20 km from Mussoorie, thus making it an easy and famous getaway for city people via their bikes. However, you must buy bike insurance before going on any trip.
Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
It is a famous trekking destination knows for beautiful flowers and the scenic view. Located at an altitude of 2133 m, Kodaikanal has a man-made Kodai lake at its heart. There are plenty of scenic views and activities for tourists. A highlight is the rare Kurinji flower which blooms every twelve years. It bloomed in 2006 last time.