Exploring The Mini Switzerland In India Which Will Make You Forget Abroad

Author: Sejal Soni Date: 8 November 2023 

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Munsiyari nestled in the Kumaon Himalayas is renowned for its breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks including Panchachuli. It's a paradise for trekkers and nature enthusiasts.


Auli is a popular ski destination surrounded by coniferous and oak forests with Nanda Devi and Mana Parvat mountains in the background. It offers stunning views of the Himalayas.


Pahalgam situated along the Lidder River is known for its  green meadows, pine forests and the Betaab Valley. It's a base for the annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage.


Chopta often referred to as the "Mini Switzerland of India," is a base for trekking to Tungnath and Chandrashila. It's surrounded by dense forests and offers panoramic views of the Himalayas.


Dalhousie is a charming hill station with Scottish and Victorian architecture while Khajjiar is known for its  meadows, forests and the Khajjiar Lake often referred to as the "Mini Switzerland of India."

Dalhousie &  Khajjiar

Yumthang Valley also known as the "Valley of Flowers," is famous for its hot springs, yaks and a variety of colorful alpine flowers. It's surrounded by mountains in the Eastern Himalayas.

Yumthang Valley

Lachung is a picturesque mountain village in Sikkim known for its apple orchards, pine forests, and the scenic Yumthang Valley. It's a gateway to several high-altitude treks.


Sonamarg translating to "Meadow of Gold," is renowned for its golden meadows against a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. It's the base for several treks and is part of the Srinagar-Leh highway.


Bedni Bugyal is one of the largest alpine meadows in Asia, located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It's surrounded by snow-clad peaks and is a popular trekking destination.

Bedni Bugyal

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