The hill stations are high-altitude towns for enjoyment, recreation, picnic, refreshment and used as a place of refuge to escape the hot weather in India during summer time.
As india is a vast geographical country but there are very few coastal areas.
The Indian subcontinent has seven principal mountain ranges and the largest of all is the Himalayas that lies in the northern part of India.
The famous peaks and ranges include the Kangchenjunga range in the Eastern Himalayas which frames the hill stations of Darjeeling and Gangtok as well as the Nanda Devi in Uttarakhand.
The Shivalik range that also lies within the same region also has some famous hill stations that include Mussoorie, Drass, Dalhousie, Kullu, Shimla, Naini tal and many more. In southern part of the India also have lots of hill stations which attract tourists around the world.
Most of the hill stations in India are located almost all the states like, in Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Meghalaya in the Himalayas and in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, and Tamilnadu in Western ghats.
Some are located in Eastern ghat Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal. These hill stations also attract tourism and play an important role in Indian economy.