Top 5 hill stations in south India


1. Munnar

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The beautiful city of Munnar is located in Kerala and is one of the most beautiful hill stations in South India. Munnar has everything that you can expect from a hill station. The vast tea plantations, greenery, hills, rivers, and peace. The place is a meeting point of three rivers, namely Madhurapuzha, Kunday, and Nallathanni. The beautiful countryside with leave you mesmerized. It is also a famous honeymoon destination.

2. Ooty

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Set on the laps of the Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu. It is a beautiful place with so much to offer to the visitors. The waterfalls, water streams, crafted landscapes and the widespread tranquility. The culture and the tradition is still maintained in the hill station and has a lot of ancient history attached to it. It is one of the most popular hill station in the south.

3. Kodaikanal

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Kodaikanal is a breathtaking hill station of South India. There are large and small streams, majestic mountains, beautiful landscape, natural caves, and the of course the view of all this. The place is famously called the ‘Princess of the hill stations’, and it truly is one. Kodaikanal offers amazing trekking options as well. The overview of the silent valley is just spell bounding.

4. Araku Valley

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Araku Valley is located near Vishakapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the least polluted places in South India with the place surrounded with coffee plantations. It is also a famous honeymoon gateway and has many beautiful places to stay and enjoy the nature. There are also many natural caves in the region.

5. Idukki

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Kerala is surely blessed with some of the best landscapes in India and that is again justified by the famous Idukki hill station. The lush green forests provide the best place for flora and fauna to grow. A major 50 percent of its total area is covered by forests. The place offers a variety of things such as wildlife sanctuaries, spice plantation tours, mountain treks, elephant rides, and of course pleasant weather.