(Last Updated on : 15/02/2019)
Hill Stations of Gujarat present one with thick forests
, hills, rocky landforms and the Hindu
and Jain temples
. These hill stations are popular to national and international tourists. From its peaceful countryside to the remarkable architecture, from being a sacred pilgrimage site to being a home for the remaining prides of Asiatic Lions
has all that will tempt one to come back to this place again and again.
Some of the famous Hill Stations of Gujarat are as follows:
, Dang District
Saputara offers a picturesque hill station of India. It is perched on a plateau
in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadri Range
and is considered as the second highest plateau of the Sahyadri range.
Don Hill, Dang District
Don Hill Station is an offbeat destination located in Gujarat that offers picturesque views of the green mountains
surrounding this area. It is touted to be the second hill station in state after nearby Saputara.
Udvada is a hill station and the popular place for the Zoroastrians community
in the world. Here the temple
s have ancient Zoroastrians scriptures
. This place is also considered as the famous shopping destination in Gujarat.
Waghai, Dang District
Waghai is a popular hill station, located in the southern part of Gujarat. At Waghai, there are many tourist attractions like Gira Water Falls
, Botanical garden, Unnai Mata Temple, Waghai Garden and Vansda National Park
, Junagadh District
This is an ancient Hindu and Jain pilgrimage site, a sacred mountain known for its famous summit trek marked by several important temples on the way. Damodar Kund
and Bhavnath temple are considered very sacred in Girnar. Girnar is the highest mountain in Gujarat.
Mahal, Dang District
Mahal Hill Station is located at about 60 km from Saputara and very near to Purna Sanctuary
. Mahal is considered as a most beautiful land in Gujarat. Mahal Hill station is endowed with rivers
glades. Girmal Water Falls
and Mahal Eco Campsite are the popular tourism destinations in Mahal Hill Station.
, Valsad District
Wilson Hills is located in the Dharampur
Tehsil of Valsad District of Gujarat. This hill station is covered with wide dense forest. It also acts as a gateway of Pangarbari Wildlife Sanctuary.
, Panchmahal district
Pavagadh is a hill station in Panchmahal district, near Baroda. There are many lovely waterfalls on the hill trail during monsoon
. The Kalika Mata Temple
, one of the 51 Shakti Peethas
, is a famous tourist attraction atop Pavagadh Hill.
Even though there are only a few Hill Stations in Gujarat, they are really amazing for getaways. Hill Stations in Gujarat is a treat for all the nature lovers; the serene aura of this place is truly enchanting.