5 Hill Stations to Visit in South India

Vacations are everybody’s happy moments. Moments that we steal from our busy lives to spend time with our loved ones and enjoy peacefully are precious. South Indian Hill stations though not much explored but have some of the most beautiful sights to watch.  While the place of stay plays an extremely important role in the aggregate experience of vacation sometimes a bad choice of hotel can ruin your entire vacation, but with OYO in almost every city, it is easy for anyone to plan the most suitable stay across the country. Oyo hotels are the most effective way of deciding because they let us know the ratings and reviews of people who stayed back at hotels through the Oyo app and website. Users can also get to see the pictures of the hotel and go on to make decisions to book according to the size of the pocket. They certainly offer some great deals that can help in making for your trip more fun by saving some cash.

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Here are 5 South Indian Hill stations that one must definitely explore-

1) Coorg

Coorg also well known as Scotland of India which is situated at a distance of 250km from Bangalore and is officially known as Kodagu. Further coffee plantation adds it to its beautiful landscape. Madikeri is the region’s center point.

Major Attractions

  1. Golden Temple Monastery
  2. Nisargdhama Island
  3. Abbey falls
  4. Madikeri Fort and Museum
  5. Talakaveri

2) Yercaud

Yercaud- is a breathtakingly beautiful hill station located 230 km from Bangalore. Apart from its amazing scenic beauty, it lies in Shevaroy hills which are known for their orange grove, coffee, fruits, and spice plantation. Yercaud Lake has a boathouse which is surrounded by gardens and woods providing a panoramic view of the hills. Yercaud- is a great place for food lovers as it offers incredible insight into the food and cuisine of Tamil Nadu.

Major Attractions

  1. Yercaud lake
  2. Silk farm and Rose garden
  3. Bear Caves
  4. Anna Park
  5. Kiligur Waterfall
  6. Kottachedu teak forest

3) Kodaikanal

Also known as the princess of hill stations Kodaikanal is a city in the hills of Taluk division of Dindigil district in the state of Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal stands for a special meaning “The gift of forest”. Kodaikanal enjoys the advantage of quaint hill stations because of less footfall it retains all its essence.

Reaching Kodaikanal is easy via road as the condition of roads is really good and the bonus is scenic beauty.

Major Attractions

  1. Coaker’s walk
  2. Kodai Lake
  3. Byrant Park
  4. Green valley view
  5. Guna cave and pillar rocks.

4) Wayanad

Wayanad, the ecstatically beautiful mountain is nestled amongst the hill of Western Ghats. This is one of the part of Kerala city and is located at a height of 700 to 2100 meters above mean sea level. It is the beautiful destinations of shares and Kerala borders with both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Wayanad is a destination known for its virgin forests and its misty peaks. It is situated at a distance of 130km from Mysore and 280 km from Bangalore.

Major Attractions

  1. Edakkal lake
  2. Sulthan Bakery
  3. Banasura Sagar Dam
  4. Kuruva Island
  5. Chembra Peak
  6. Vythri
  7. Lakkidi

5) Munnar

Munnar which literally means “three Rivers” is one of the most mesmerizing and captivating hill stations in South India of Idukki district of Kerala. Munnar is stretched along with a wide range of mountains marked with majestic waterfalls. It has beautiful and versatile flora, fauna and waterfalls. It is an easy drive from Cochin, capital of Kerala.

Major Attractions

  1. Coffee plantation
  2. Mattupetty Dam
  3. Eravikulam National Park
  4. Elephant point
  5. Plant Nurseries
  6. Natural Scenic Spots

South region is many times confused with only waterfalls and beaches but without doubt, South India has some most beautiful hill stations to its name. Although, the weather at most places is pleasant throughout the year. But at some places, winter and June to September months are most suggested to visit. Plan your trip to South Indian Hill stations and feel the beauty of nature without much Hussle. Also, book your Oyo rooms before they get filled. Happy journey!

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