6 Less-Crowded Alternatives To The Popular Hill Stations In North India

by Tania Tarafdar
6 Less-Crowded Alternatives To The Popular Hill Stations In North India

Are you stressed and exhausted? Are you looking for a place to get away from it all? We have got you perfect remedy for those burnout blues. Escape the crowd of the famous hill stations and say hello to these pretty towns in North India. From the cold air to the majestic mountain views, these hill stations are waiting for you. They have gained quite the serene reputation and very close by to the popular attractions. Sounds pretty amazing, right? So go ahead, start the plotting of your getaway. We have got you the list covered straight ahead!

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1. Shoghi Instead Of Shimla

Just 15 km away from Shimla, Shoghi offers a delightful option if you wish to skip the crowd. Shoghi has some fantastic viewpoints and can be a perfect getaway from the madness of the weekend throng. If you do not want to miss out on the famous attractions of Shimla, you can stay in Shoghi, and club Shoghi and Shimla together. Log On Remotely From The Wildflower Hall Resort In Shimla & Beat All The Workday Blues.


2. Bir Billing Instead Of Manali

Bir Billing is one of the world’s best destinations for paragliding, trekking and camping. You can either stay in the tents or the Himalayan style resorts here. Apart from paragliding you can even visit the tranquil Buddhist monasteries, sip freshly brewed tea at the Bir Tea Factory and take a stroll along the beautiful roads here. This Manali Resort Lets You Stay In Glass Suites & Enjoy Killer Views Of The Himalayas.

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3. Almora Instead Of Nainital

A town in the Almora District of Uttarakhand, Almora is a hidden gem that seems to hold a lot of religious significance. It is dotted with several small temples like the Nanda Devi Temple, Kasar Devi Temple, Devta Temple and more. Almora promises you a one-of-a-kind experience with an insight into the culture, a chance to try the local delicacies, pick unique handicraft items. All of these comes with the mesmerising views of the place.


4. Narkanda Instead Of Kufri

Narkanda is a small town nestled among the majestic Himalayas 60km from Shimla. It is known as a Ski resort and is untouched by tourism with just the locales and the pristine beauty of the place. The place is calm and beautiful, and you will get a glimpse of the snow-covered peaks here. Narkanda is small that all you can do here is soak in the lush green meadows, fresh air, clear blue skies. The terrain is rugged, but once you get there it is heaven personified!


5. Kalpa Instead Of Dharamshala

A small town in Kinnaur district, Kalpa is nestled in the Sutlej river valley. It would be best if you climbed 16 km narrow road from the Shimla Kaza highway to reach here buy the view of Kinnaur Kailash peaks will make it all worth. A magical winter escape from the sets of Frozen awaits you here in Kalpa. The tall overarching pinewoods are layered in snowy goodness, and apple orchards are ever more beautiful. Kareena Kapoor Khan Enjoys Family Time In Dharamshala Amid Snowcapped Hills.


6. Palampur Instead Of Dalhousie

If a week full of peace and tranquility is what you are craving for, then Palampur is a must-visit. A small town located in the Kangra valley, Palampur has a calmness in abundance. It is famous for its tea gardens and serene surroundings. The place is not commercialised like Dalhousie and has its natural beauty intact.


What are you waiting for? Escape to these stunning hill stations and make the most of your remaining days of 2020.