Escape the heat: Head to these 5 stunning hill stations near Delhi-NCR

Despite the windy air in the capital city on Friday night, the blazing heat has not subsided. Temperatures are rising by the day, and people are seeking ways to escape the heat. One advantage of living in Delhi-NCR is that it is surrounded by several wonderful hill stations in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Therefore, the best thing for Delhi-NCR people to do this month is to escape to the closest hill stations.

Here are 5 stunning hill stations near Delhi-NCR


1. Rishikesh

One of the most visited places in India, Rishikesh is around 250 km from Delhi. Rishikesh, often referred to as the “Yoga Capital of the World,” is well-known for its divine Ganga aarti, meditation centres, cafes and magnificent temples.

2. Shimla

Shimla is located in the heart of the Himalayas. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh’s capital, is a popular destination for visitors from Delhi. Shimla draws visitors with its charm and beautiful surroundings.

3. Dehradun

The distance between Delhi-NCR and the picturesque city of Uttrakhand, Dehradun, is only 254 kilometres. The Shivalik range surrounds it, and its unspoiled beauty draws visitors.

4. Mussoorie

Uttarakhand’s Mussoorie is breathtaking. Rich in natural beauty and home to several fantastic restaurants, Mussoorie is well-known as the “Queen of Hills” for all the right reasons. This charming hill station, which is located in the Garhwal Himalayas, is known for its small cafes, breathtaking waterfalls and rolling green hills.

5. Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar is the place to go if you want to escape the crowds and find a peaceful area in the hills. This region is well-known for its Mukteshwar Temple, lovely apple orchards, thick forests and wide Himalayan views.