Who doesn't love October weather? Breezy and mild temperature is preferred by almost all of us. Since it is also the time of Navratri, we can expect a lot of holidays too. This is one period where both kids and adults look forward to the season. Most love to travel during this time of the year as the climate will be at its best in most of the places. Why don't we take a look at some of the amazingly beautiful hill stations in India to visit this October!
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The British wanted a place which had pleasant weather through-out the year. So, a person was assigned to find a suitable place and he found Panchgani. It served as a summer retreat for the British. The beautiful vistas of Panchgani just allure you to take a happy stroll around the hill station. What more do we want? Panchgani is just 20km from the famous Mahabaleshwar.
Click: How to Reach Panchgani
Views From Abott Mount
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Lohaghat is one of the lesser-known hill stations in Uttarakhand. The rustic charm of this hill station attracts many nature lovers. Lohaghat is famous for Advaita Ashram (Ramakrishna Mutt). There are also many other tourist places which are worth exploring here. Abott Mount, Mayawathi Ashram, Pancheshwar Mahadev, Bansur Fort and Devidhura Temple are the prominent attractions in Lohagat.
How to Reach Lohaghat
Lohaghat is situated in Champawat district and is around 60km to Pithoragah. Lohagat is connected through road and can be reached by state-run buses. Tanakpur Railway Station which is around 90km is the nearest railway station.
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Nelliyampathy is one of the hidden jewels of Palakkad, Kerala. The untouched surroundings and lush greenery allows us to enjoy the nature at its best. Unlike other popular hill stations, this is a lesser-known destination in Kerala. Yeah! The fact is that it is not crowded and makes it an interesting place to explore. Hence, it is one of the best hill stations to visit in October.
To Know More: What To Explore in Nelliyampathy
How to Reach Nelliyampathy
Nelliyampathy is around 70km from Palakkad. Since, it is a developing tourist spot, it is better to go in a private vehicle and not to depend on public transport.
Sri-Yantra Temple in Amarkantak
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It should be really exciting to explore a place where three rivers originate and specially when it is located between the great Vindhya and Satpura Ranges! Yes, Amarkantak is unique and picturesque; it is not just a tourist place but also a pilgrimage site. Travellers not only get to experience rich and diverse flora but also get to see the architectural remnants of Kalachurya Dynasty. Amarkantak is one of the unique hill stations to visit in India this October.
How to Reach Amarkantak
Amarkantak is located in Anuppur of Madhya Pradesh. Buses are available from Bilaspur to Amarkantak on a regular basis. Pendra Town Railway Station is the nearest railway station to reach Amarkantak.
Hill stations are the best way to unwind and relax! It is truly a joy to stroll around the hill stations when it is misty and cool. October is definitely one of the best season to feel nature at its best.