South India's Hidden Gems: 7 Stunning Hill Stations That Rival the Himalayas

Ooty

Known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ with lush greenery, tea gardens, and the iconic Nilgiri Mountain Railway.

Coorg

Renowned for coffee plantations, misty hills, Abbey Falls, Raja’s Seat, and the Dubare Elephant Camp.

Munnar

Paradise for tea enthusiasts with endless tea gardens, Eravikulam National Park, and breathtaking views from Top Station.

Kodaikanal

Famous for its star-shaped lake, Bryant Park, Coaker’s Walk, and cool climate ideal for relaxation.

Wayanad

Rich biodiversity, spice plantations, Edakkal Caves, Banasura Sagar Dam, and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

Coonoor

Tea estates, Sim’s Park, Dolphin’s Nose viewpoint, and scenic rides on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway.

Yercaud

Orange groves, coffee plantations, Yercaud Lake, and Shevaroy Hills offering a stunning backdrop.

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