Planning a trip to South India? But not willing to bear the harsh summer weather. Not an issue. Though most of the parts of South India has hot and humid climate. But South India also has dozens of beautiful hill stations filled with high mountains, magnificent landscapes, and sparkling lakes.

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In this blog, we’ve mentioned the top 5 hill stations of South India which you can plan in your next Custom India Tours. These hill stations will never disappoint you irrespective of the month you’re traveling in.

#1: Munnar

Munnar is a beautiful hill station in Kerela and comes among the top choice of honeymooners planning to begin their new life in the lap of nature. The beautiful valleys, huge tea estates, dams, waterfalls, and the mesmerizing beauty of Munnar will win your hearts.

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Best Time to Visit: February to May in summer

Location: Munnar is 125 Km from Cochin. The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport.

#2: Vagamon

Vagamon is another beautiful hill station in Kerala. The beautiful combination of hills, deep forests, and meadows makes Vagamon a must-visit hill station in South India. The beauty of local flora and fauna surrounded by waterfalls makes this place more pleasing throughout the year. The popular spots to visit in Vagamon are Mundakayam Ghat, Kurisumala Dairy Farm, and Thangal Para.

Best Time to visit: March to May in summer

Location: Vagamon is approximately 75 km from Kochi. The nearest railway station is Kottayam, at a distance of 64 Km and the nearest airport is Kochi Airport (75 km).

#3: Ooty

This hill station of South India is an ideal holiday place for family, couples, friends, and honeymooners.  The sparkling Ooty lake, botanical garden, toy train ride moving through the splendid Niligiri hills, everything in Ooty is so beautiful that shouldn’t be missed by any means. Popular spots in Ooty are Pine Forest, Catherine Waterfalls, Kamaraj Sagar Lake, Fernhill Palace, Pykara Waterfalls, Murugan temple, Rose garden, and Doddabetta Peak.

Location:  The closest airport to Ooty is Coimbatore International Airport (95 Km).

Best time to visit: October to June

Suggested Read: 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in India

#4: Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a gem of a place, located in Tamil Naidu state of South India.  Kodaikanal is blessed with natural green hills, river streams, deep forests, beautiful lakes, and valleys. Also, there are a few rock-climbing and trekking spots in Kodaikanal. Top sightseeing places in and around Kodaikanal are Bryant Park, Kodaikanal Lake, Bear Shola Falls, Guna Caves, the Silver Cascade Waterfall, and Dolphin’s Nose and Coaker’s Walk.

Best Time to visit: The ideal time is in winter between October to March.

Location: The nearest airports to Kodaikanal are Madurai Aiport (120 Km), Trichy Airport (150 Km), and Coimbatore Airport (175 Km).

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5. Coorg

Another summer destination to visit in South India is Coorg. The breathtaking scenery of Coorg along with mountain peaks and waterfalls makes it an ideal place to visit with family and friends. Must-visit places in and around Coorg are Nisargadhama, Dubare Elephant Camp, and  Nagarhole National Park.

Best Time to Visit: September to June

Location: The closest airport to Coorg is Mysore Airport (131 Km) and the nearest Railway Station is Mysore Railway Station (116 Km).

Other popular hill stations you can plan in your trip to South India are Wayanad, Thekkady, Idukki, Yercaud, and Nandi Hills. Devikulam, Ananthagiri hills, and Araku Valley.

Whether you are planning a trip to South India in summer or winter. You’ll always have a choice to visit. Let Custom Tour India plan your perfect trip to South India. We’ll help you to explore the best hill stations. Leave everything on us. Be it flight, train or hotel booking, local taxi or anything else. All you need is to pack your bags and simply give us a call.