The hustle-bustle of urbane areas can get to you much to the anticipated. The pollution, the noise, and fast-paced life takes out a lot of energy and makes the person lose energy and vigor.
Hill stations, on the other hand, offer a different and relaxing atmosphere with the unique landscape, chilling climate, and laid back living taking everyone back to the slowing down moments.
When we slow down in life, the little details and beauty of everyday living come out beautifully, which brings great joy and fun. Asia is one continent known for its mystical vibes and lot of amazing landscapes to visit.
We bring you the list of greatest hill station journeys ever in Asia for a pleasant trip:
- Shimla, India: During the British rule in this exotic country, Shimla was an escape-route for a chilly sojourn from the sweltering tropical heat of the area. The construction of the narrow-gauge railway back in the year 1898 has made the journey even more spectacular. Writers like Rudyard Kipling found their literary inspiration in the scenic beauty of Shimla. It is also a popular destination among the Indians, along with global travelers. The trademark Shimla apple is worldwide famous for its delicious taste and sublimity.
- Baguio, Philippines: The Spanish people first set up a military garrison here, and then the Americans also found potential in this mesmerizing destination. By the 1900s, the place has gathered much influences and bustling with visitors. It was also bombed during the second world war but miraculously survived. Popularly known as the summer capital in the region, Baguio is a nature lover’s paradise.
- Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar: The winding roads among the mountainous ghats leading to this destination is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for sure. The place has a mix of colonial churches along with Burmese temples and Chinese shrines to get an overload of mysticism woven in various hues. Don’t miss to try out delicious strawberry and cream, which is quite famous and made from indigenous produce.
- Maubisse, East Timor: Located 1400 meters above the sea level, this was a place where the Portuguese rulers use to head to escape the heat. Later, the destination became a residing place for UN employees as well. Dwelling in the locally made wines by enjoying the scenic beauty around and having a walk around the coffee plantations here is a great day to spend for sure.
- Cameron Highlands, Malaysia: Being a favorite for British rules when they had their colony in here, Cameron Highlands was greatly promoted as an ideal tourist destination for good reasons. One can pick their strawberries in Kok Lim Farm, and it is one of those rarest areas where people can do it. The historic Tudor Smokehouse Restaurant has a long history since its opening in the year 1937 and attracts wide tourists daily.
- Da Lat, Vietnam: This pretty former French hill station also has a mini version of Eiffel Tower. Also called as the city of Eternal Spring, the place is known for homegrown fruits and veggies. Get an untarnished old European feel along with Eastern bliss during the stay here.
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