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Hill Stations near Gurugram

Gurugram, the millennium city located in the National Capital Region (NCR), just 32.3 km from New Delhi is a home of numerous tourist attractions, which include religious sites, lakes, parks, malls, amusement park, fun spots and many more. Though, Gurugram is not fortunate to house many hill stations on its own, the privileged location of the urban centre paves a way for a lot of hill stations, which are located in the close proximity.

What is there to wait, it is time to have a look at some of the popular hill stations near Gurugram along with many other useful information.

Popular Hill Stations near Gurugram

Morni Hills, Haryana

Hill Station in Haryana

A popular and the only hill station located in the state of Haryana, Morni Hills are branches of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas, which extend in two parallel chains of mountains. Morni hills is basically a village located at an altitude of 4,000 ft above the sea level in Panchkula district, Haryana. Besides, the hill station sport two astonishing lakes which are treated as sacred lakes by the local population of the village. Morni is a strikingly expressive hill station which is appropriate for tourists who want to forget about their hectic lifestlye and look forward to mingling with the tremendous beauty of nature.

Furthermore, Morni hills is a dream destination for adventure seekers and trekking lovers as the spot offers numerous trekking options. Apart from the nature spots, Morni hills also house three modest man-made lakes, that is to say,  Chota Tikkar, Tikkar Taal and Bada Tikkar. The lakes of Morni hills afford first-class opportunities for bivouacking that will relax the visitors amidst the sheer beauty of nature.

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What to look for:
Endued with a countless kind of plant life and fauna, Morni hills is a home ground for an extended range of species. It is a perfect place of wildlife buffs and birdwatchers.

Altitude: 4,000 ft above the sea level
Best time to visit: September to March
Highlights: Picturesque views, stunning vegetation and amazing lakes

Accommodation Facilities:
Mountain Quail Resort (constructed by the Haryana Government)
Lal Munia (Indian Forest Department rest house)
PWD rest house

Distance Chart:
35 km from Panchkula
45 km from Chandigarh
289 km from Gurugram
252 km from Delhi
1,642 km from Mumbai
1,811 km from Hyderabad
2,400 km from Bangalore
2,441 km from Chennai

Nearest Railway Station: Chandigarh Railway Station (CDG)
Nearest Airport: Chandigarh Airport (IATA: IXC, ICAO: VICG)

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Hill Station

The renowned Mussoorie, looked at as one of the most popular hill stations in the country is situated in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Hardly, 300 km from the millennium city of Gurugram, Uttarakhand attracts people from all over the world especially the visitors from Gurugram and Delhi due to its close proximity. Located at an altitude of 6,155 ft above the sea level, Mussoorie hill station is perfect nature spot, which will take the visitors to a whole new world in no time.

The glorious location of the Mussoorie hill station that is in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan chains of mountains, is the exclusive reason behind its pleasant climatic conditions throughout the year. Furthermore, Mussoorie hill station is a dream destination for honeymooners, primarily because of its pleasant climatic conditions and adorable ambience.

Some of the popular attractions of Mussoorie hill station include Camel's Back Road (nature walk), Lake Mist (boating option available), St Mary's church (oldest church in Himalaya Mountains), Gun Hill, Kempty Falls, Happy Valley,  Lal Tibba, Nahata Estate (Childer's Lodge), Jharipani Falls, Municipal Garden, Company Garden, Mussoorie Lake, Bhatta Falls, Sir George Everest's House, Nag Devta Temple, Jwalaji Temple, Mossy Falls, Van Chetna Kendra and so on.

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Things to do in Mussoorie:
Ropeway to Gun Hill, Shopping, Trekking, Horse riding, Camping, Sightseeing, Skating, Paragliding, Bon fire and so on

Altitude: 6,155 ft above the sea level
Best time to visit:  April to June and September to October
Snowfall: End of Dec to Mid Feb

Accommodation Facilities:
Honeymoon Inn, Mall Road (200 m from Tibetan Market)
Mussoorie Gateway, Library Kincraig Road (Near Library bazaar Mall Road)
The Golden Palms Hotel and Spa, Picture Palace (3.5 km from Mussoorie Lake)
Hotel Sun N Snow, Motilal Nehru Road (500 m from Mall Road)
Fortune Resort Grace (Library Bazaar, Gandhi Chowk)
Jaypee Residency Manor, Barlowganj (4 km from Mall Road)

Distance Chart:
35 km from Dehradun
273 km from Delhi
302 km from Gurugram

Nearest Railway Station: Dehradun Railway Station (DDN)
Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport (IATA: DED, ICAO: VIDN) aka Dehradun Airport

Nainital, Uttarakhand


Yet another big name in the list of popular hill stations near Gurugram, Nainital is located in the foothills of outer Himalaya Mountains. Situated at an altitude of 6,837 ft above the sea level, Nainital is long-familiar for its close proximity to numerous immaculately clean and fresh mountain lakes. Some of the popular attractions of Nainital hill station include Nainital Lake (Naini Lake), St. John in the Wilderness church, Naina Devi Temple, Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Snow View, Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), Governor's House, Naini Peak (China or Cheena Peak or Naina Peak), Gurney House (museum of Corbett memorabilia), Eco Cave Gardens, Land's End and Sukhatal and so on.

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Things to do in Mussoorie:
Jeep Safari, Boating at Naukuchia Tal, Various Trekking Options, Boating at Bhimtal, Nainital Ropeway, Shopping at Mall Road and so on

Altitude: 6,837 ft above the sea level
Best time to visit: February to November
Snowfall: End of Dec to Mid Feb

Accommodation Facilities:
Hotel Arif Castles, Mallital
Clifftop Club, Auli Skiing Village
The Naini Retreat, Mallital
Himalayan View, Malla Ramgarth
Monolith Resort, Bhowali Road
The Hermitage Kailash, Gethia Chunkuwa

Distance Chart:
275 km from Delhi
314 km from Gurugram
445 km from Lucknow

Nearest Railway Station: Kathgodam Railway Station (KGM)
Nearest Airport: Pantnagar Airport

Some of the other popular hill stations near Gurugram (situated within a radius of 500 km) are as follows:

  • Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh (300 km from Gurugram)
  • Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh (325 km from Gurugram)
  • Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand (331 km from Gurugram)
  • Chamba, Uttarakhand (334 km from Gurugram)
  • Kandaghat, Himachal Pradesh (348 km from Gurugram)
  • Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand (361 km from Gurugram)
  • Chail, Himachal Pradesh (368 km from Gurugram)
  • Ranikhet, Uttarakhand (378 km from Gurugram)
  • Almora, Uttarakhand (380 km from Gurugram)
  • Shimla, Himachal Pradesh (390 km from Gurugram)
  • Binsar, Uttarakhand (413 km from Gurugram)

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