(‘h’ stands for height above sea level)
Almora: h 1676 metres in Kumaon hills (Uttarkhand); nearest railway station is Kathgodam.
Cheerapunji: h 1358 metres—48 km south of Shillong; place of heaviest rainfall in the world (average 1182 cm annually).
Coonoor: h 2054 metres on the Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu; it is reached from Ootacamund by rail.
Dalhousie: h 2397 metres in Himachal Pradesh; 80 km from Pathankot.
Darjeeling: h 2184 metres in West Bengal; Magnificent snow views of Mt Everest and Kanchanjangha.
Gulmarg: h 2697 metres in Jammu & Kashmir; 48 km from Srinagar.
Kalimpong: h 1219 metres near Darjeeling reached from Siliguri.
Kasauli: h 2200 metres near Shimla reached from Kalka.
Kodaikanal: h 2194 metres hill resort in Tamil Nadu.
Kulu Valley: h 2070 metres A picturesque valley in Himachal Pradesh.
Lansdowne: in Garhwal, Uttarkhand reached by N. Railway up to Kotdwar and then by motor service.
Mahableshwar: h 1372 metres summer retreat of the Maharashtra government.
Mt Abu: h 1372 metres (Rajasthan) place of pilgrimage for Jains; celebrated Dilwara temples situated here.
Mukteshwar: h 2171 metres in Kumaon hills (Uttarkhand); a beautiful spot; Government of India Veterinary Research Institute is located here.
Mussoorie: h 2286 metres in Uttarkhand; hill sanatorium; reached from Dehra Dun by motor; queen of hills.
Nainital: h 1950 metres in Uttarkhand.; magnificent lake; reached from Kathgodam or Haldwani by bus.
Ootacamund: h 2286 metres in Tamil Nadu (in the heart of the Nilgiris); summer Headquarters of Tamil Nadu government.
Pachmarhi: h 1066 metres in Hoshangabad; summer headquarters of Madhya Pradesh government.
Ranchi: h 640 metres capital of Jharkhand.
Shillong: h 1524 metres on Khasi and Jaintia Hills.
Shimla: h 2134 metres capital of Himachal Pradesh reached from Kalka by rail as well as by motor service.
Srinagar: h 1600 metres capital of Jammu and Kashmir State. It is a lovely and beautiful place for sight-seeing and attracts visitors from all over the world. It is situated on the river Jhelum.
Vagamon: h 1200 metres The Kerala government is building this unique tourist resort, described as the first hill destination to be planned after Independence.