A Flight to the Mountains! Hill Stations with Airports in India

Tighten your seat belts to fly to hill stations with airports in India. Did you ever wonder about visiting your favourite hill station without much of travelling? Well, everything is possible in this incredible world. All you need to do is explore.

Dharamshala

Set in the backdrop of the Dhauladhar Mountains, Dharamshala is a lovely hill station perched on the slopes of Kangra Valley. Adventure sports, peaceful environment, sumptuous food and Tibetan culture is all that Dharamshala calls for.
Apart from the scenic beauty, there are a number of
places to visit in Dharamshala.

Nearest Airport

Gaggal Airport or Kangra Airport is the nearest airport and is located 14 km from the city of Dharamshala. Taxis are easily available at the Gaggal Airport for Dharamshala at nominal prices. You can book a private taxi or choose to pool, the choice is yours.

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Mussoorie

The Queen of Hills, Mussoorie stands at an elevation of 6,580 ft from the sea level. With its proximity to Delhi, it is the most frequently visited tourist destination from the capital. Who knew getting here would be so convenient?

Nearest Airport–

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Mussoorie. The approximate distance would be 60 km, which is like a two and a half hours journey. Buses and taxis constantly ply from the city. Now with convenient Delhi to Dehradun flights, you can plan your trip to the amazing hill station of Mussoorie anytime of the year.

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Gulmarg

The astonishing beauty of Gulmarg leaves an unbreakable spell upon its visitors. Aptly called as  “Heaven on Earth”, Gulmarg has been blessed with such a beauty that it leaves a soul-stirring experience for the visitors. There are several places to visit in Gulmarg like the green golf courses, skiing resorts, Alpather Lake, Ningle Nallah, and Gondola lift.

Nearest Airport–

Srinagar airport is the nearest airport to Gulmarg, which is just 56 km away. From here you can easily take a cab to Gulmarg. The journey from the airport takes around two to three hours time.

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Shillong

Regarded as the ‘Scotland of the East’, due to its distinct similarity with the Scottish highlands, it is one of the spellbinding hill stations in India. Shillong is famous for its captivating beauty, magnificent waterfalls, historical buildings and hand-woven shawls. The capital of Meghalaya is also home to a tribal community of Khasis.

Nearest Airport–

Shillong Airport is located at Umroi, which is around 30 km away from the main city of Shillong. It has good connectivity with many major cities of the country and almost all domestic airlines fly at regular intervals from here.

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Shimla

Shimla, the summer capital of the British India, boasts of an old world charm and picturesque natural beauty. Winters here are supposed to be more lucrative as the temperature falls down drastically and one can experience the beauty of snowfall. Plan a 4-day itinerary for Shimla so that you can explore its beauty and cherish the local flavours to the hilt.

Nearest Airport–

Shimla Airport is located in Jubbarhatti that is 22 km away from the main city. Taxis are available from the airport to the main town of Shimla which approximately takes from 50 min to 1 hour to reach.

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Manali

One such place which is flocked by tourists all throughout the year from every part of the world, Manali is a dreamy destination e for people of all age groups. For all the adventure enthusiasts, there are several things to do in Manali like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking.

Nearest Airport–

The nearest airport is Bhuntar, which is 52 km south of Manali. A 24-hour bus service is available from the airport. Bus stand is 11.9 km from the airport and takes 12 minutes to reach. You will also get regular taxi service from the airport, which takes approximately 1 and a half hour to reach Manali.

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Sometimes all you need is a break from the routine life and escape into the serenity of enchanting hills. But with such a busy schedule, it is impossible to spare time for travelling. Thus in order to avoid such difficulties, it is always good to fly to these places and save on your limited time.