Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Indian hill stations – the best in the world

By Pradeep Kumar Subscribe to RSS | June 29th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



Samuel Johnson, the renowned English author said “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are”

The quote kind of summarizes the point behind visiting new places. You must definitely have heard and read about the beauty of the Himalayan ranges, the hill stations which are nestled in it and the stunning sceneries everywhere you look. But no book, painting or photograph can truly capture the magnanimity of the majestic mountains. You have to visit the place and see it for yourself. The real beauty of these mountains is much more than you can imagine.

When you think of a vacation in a hill station in India, there are three places which spring to mind – Darjeeling, Kashmir and Ladakh. Each of these places is unique in its own manner. Each of them has an underlying character, a culture and an aura which is unmatched and distinct.

Darjeeling tour takes you to the eastern state of West Bengal. The place itself is located at a height of 2150 meters and offers wonderful views of the snow capped peaks at a distance. From Tiger Hill, which is one of the best attractions of Darjeeling located at a height of 2590 meters, you can see Mount Kanchenjunga, which is the second highest peak in the world as well as Mount Everest, the highest peak on earth. The zoo is another good place to visit in Darjeeling tour. You can see some rare Himalayan animals such as yaks, Himalayan bears, red pandas and snow leopards. The zoo also houses Siberian tigers. Other good attractions in Darjeeling tour are the Chowrasta for shopping, Happy Valley tea gardens, Druk Thupten Sangag Choling Monastery (Dali Monastery) which belongs to Kargyupa sect and the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

Kashmir tour packages are also highly sought after by people who wish to drown themselves in natural beauty. In Kashmir, you can visit tranquil and pristine lakes such as the Dal Lake, Nagin Lake and Manasbal Lake, which are all located in Srinagar. Kashmir tour packages also include trips to Hazrathbal shrine, beautiful Mughal gardens, Nishat garden and Indira Gandhi tulip gardens. Also make it a point to visit Diskit Monastery, Betaab Valley, Lamayuru Buddhist monastery, Aharbal waterfalls and Thajiwas glacier and wildlife sactuary.

If you travel further north in Kashmir, there is Ladhakh, which is very different from Kashmir and Darjeeling. Once you reach the place, you feel like you are in another part of the world. The place is so tranquil and quite that you automatically begin to relax. The lakes in Ladakh tourism are especially attractive. Some lovely lakes are Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri. Other places promoted by Ladakh tourism and which are really worth visiting are various monasteries, Moore plains, Drang Drung glacier and valleys such as Zanskar, Dha and Nubra. There are numerous religious and historic sites here as well.

While Darjeeling bathes you in lush greenery, Kashmir drowns you in a riot of colors and Ladakh is all brown, white and blue with very little greenery. To experience these diverse places for real, choose good Kashmir tour packages and packages from Ladakh tourism.

Pradeep Kumar - About Author:
Darjeeling tour, Ladakh tourism and Kashmir tour packages take you close to nature and let you experience the beauty of the mighty Himalayas. Call a good travel agent and visit these places. Make good use of your holidaying time by witnessing the magnanimity of nature and the beauty of Indian hill stations.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/travel-tips-articles/indian-hill-stations-the-best-in-the-world.htm

Related Travel Tips Articles Subscribe to RSS

India tour package- get a glimpse of the rich heritage of india
Published by Lincoln Harris on December 13th 2011 | Travel
India is considered as a famous tourist destination. This unmatched land of panoramic variations and...
 
Goa tour packages: Land of breezy beaches & serene cathedrals
Published by Sofia Jennie on March 6th 2012 | Travel Tips
Goa is a heart-warming & fun-filled beach destination located in south-west India. When one thinks o...
 
Dance till you drop on your Washington DC tour!
Published by Alvin Avery on January 27th 2012 | Travel
Washington DC is one of those capitals of the world that are bursting with vibrancy, colors and ener...
 
Visit India with Ashoka Holiday’s at special packages
Published by Ashoka Holidays on December 3rd 2011 | Travel
The cultural beauty of India is also worth admiring, here you can get to see the people of different...
 
Delhi Sightseeing Tour - Get the most from Delhi with a guided one day tour
Published by Dev Kumar on April 18th 2012 | Travel Tips
Take a Delhi sightseeing tour to explore rich heritage and culture of Delhi city which is also the n...
 
Amazing journey for all taking Jamaica holiday packages
Published by Dan Valley on April 27th 2012 | Travel
The destination is an island nation full of surprises. One can never get disappointed by this amazin...
 
Historical tour to Ajmer
Published by Selina Taylor on January 5th 2012 | Travel Tips
Ajmer is a beautiful small town that is surrounded by hills and is located on the banks of Anna saga...
 
Astonishing and enthralling tour to the land of pyramids
Published by Emma Dsuza on January 9th 2012 | Travel
Egypt, the land of pyramids, the land where the civilization raises, is located on the Northern Part...
 
Holiday packages Online at Rajasthan travels India
Published by M.S Rathore on December 9th 2011 | Travel
The Online market is flourishing as everyone want to comfort themselves after the long work hour and...
 
Varied Sri Lanka travel packages
Published by Emma Dsuza on January 27th 2012 | Travel
Sri Lanka is a dream destination of people from all around the globe. It is stated as pearl of India...
 
Don’t miss the most attractive and striking Phuket tour packages
Published by Emma Dsuza on January 9th 2012 | Travel
The Phuket Island is gifted one which has all the wealth and natural amenities. The island is situat...
 
India tour and travel new wounded Destinations for tourist
Published by Amrik Tourist on December 9th 2011 | Travel
India tour and travel is not a new thing. Everyone is aware of it and also knows how big the entire ...
 
Enjoy your Cultural tour of Nepal on holiday vacations
Published by Larry Ghomes on January 12th 2012 | Travel
Get special packages of Nepal Tours, Nepal holidays with Trans India Holidays. The natural beauty of...
 
Dubai and South East Asia tour packages
Published by Rachit Singh on January 11th 2012 | Travel
Dubai is the capital city of United Arab Emirates popularly regarded as the “city of merchants”....
 
Singapore tour: Singapore is the jewel of Asia
Published by Pradeep Kumar on July 18th 2012 | Travel Tips
Earth is a beautiful planet with some really fascinating tourist spots. This article discusses the j...
 
Fun of South Africa tour
Published by Emma Dsuza on January 27th 2012 | Travel
South Africa is travellers dream come true. It is said to be country with unique and striking featur...
 
Explore Thailand and Switzerland with tour packages
Published by Rachit Singh on November 29th 2011 | Travel
Switzerland is the most fascinating place on this planet. This wonderful destination in Europe attra...
 
Royal Rajasthan tour
Published by Selina Taylor on January 10th 2012 | Travel Tips
On you tour to the magnificient state of Rajasthan Udaipur is a must go option for all the travelers...
 
Tour packages to Singapore: Singapore is a haven for luxury and history
Published by Sofia Jennie on January 21st 2012 | Travel Tips
Singapore is one of the most fabulous holiday destinations that have been wooing tourists from both ...
 
Sky holidays- providing optimal travel packages worldwide at best affordable rates
Published by Meghnath Kumar on March 28th 2012 | Travel
The agency offers travel packages worldwide in almost 35 countries. The skyholidays offers services ...