Mother nature has blessed India with some of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the world. From the mighty Himalayas in the north and the western ghats and the Nilgiris in the south, there are plenty of places to satiate your carvings for a holiday in the mountains.

If you are looking for the best mountain places in India for a family holiday or an adventure trip, we list down the top five places that would give you the picture-perfect mountain vacation experience.

Munnar, Kerala

Situated in God’s own country, Munnar is truly a paradise on earth. Known for its vast slopes of tea plantations, and pleasant weather, it is one of the best mountain places in India. Tourists of all kinds and age groups throng here to enjoy the bountiful wilderness and indulge in various adventure activities.

While you are here, you can spend a peaceful time with your loved ones and relax in the laps of nature. It is a great destination to be away from the city chaos and rejuvenate your senses. You can even pamper yourself with a traditional relaxing massage.

If you are seeking adventure, Munnar will leave you spoiled for choice. You can go camping in the mountains and in the laps of nature and enjoy the beautiful view of the valley below. Other popular activities that interest the tourists are river rafting, rock climbing, and trekking.

You can make your trip to the mountains in Munnar even better by booking your stay at one of the Resorts in Munnar. You have two options – Club Mahindra Munnar and Club Mahindra Mount Serene. Both the properties offer unparalleled services, and their warm hospitality will make you feel at home.

Gangtok, Sikkim

If your idea of travelling is going to the mountains, Gangtok in Sikkim is one of the best mountain places to visit in India. A popular hill station, Gangtok is a haven for both nature and adventure lovers. Trekking, paragliding, hiking, mountain biking, there are many things to do here that would keep you busy all day. 

The view from every party of the mountains is spectacular and picture perfect! The mobile networks may be a little scrappy throughout the region. Consider it a blessing in disguise and get some much-needed digital detox.

You can make your time in Gangtok the best by booking your stay at the Club Mahindra Baiguney or Club Mahindra Gangtok Resort. Both the properties would be the perfect base to your Gangtok adventures and give you a chance to enjoy some exquisite experiences.


Coorg, Karnataka

Known as the ‘Scotland of the East,’ Coorg is nestled in the western ghats and is one of the best mountain tourist places in India. It is a perfect destination for a fun trip and relaxing trip in nature’s lap. You can spend hours staring at the natural beauty of the place and yet can’t have enough of it.

You can venture to explore the coffee plantations and get wonderfully lost in the beautiful aroma only to be disturbed by the sweet calls of the birds coming from the surrounding forest. Whether you are on a two-day or a week-long trip to Coorg, you would surely enjoy every second of it.

You can make your travel experience to Coorg even better by staying at the Club Mahindra Madikeri or the Club Mahindra Virajpet Resort, both of which delight your senses with excellent services, premium facilities, and specially curated experiences. At the resort, you can treat yourself to the most delectable cuisine, take a jeep safari or indulge in some adventure rope activities. The choices are endless, and you will have countless memories from the trip.

Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

The second biggest hill station in the famed Nilgiri hills, Coonoor is one of the most picturesque mountains places in India. Replete with lush green forests and vast slopes of tea plantations, the undiluted natural beauty of the place will win your heart instantly. It is a perfect getaway to enjoy a pleasant hike or trek. You can even go camping in the hills and enjoy the magnificent view of the surroundings.

Auli, Uttarakhand

Talk about mountain places in India, and Auli will inevitably slip into the list. Located in Chamoli district, Auli is a popular skiing destination in India. Surrounded by Nand Devi and Nar Parvat mountains, Auli is an excellent destination to go on a cable car ride amongst the snowy mountains and a view that is a cynosure to the eye.

While you are in Auli, take plenty of pictures as you play with the snow. You can imitate a few of your favourite Bollywood poses to get the perfect picture and boast about your splendid holiday experience on social media.

So, pack your bags, and head off to one of these mountain destinations. To make most of your mountain trip, book your holiday at Club Mahindra resorts that make your experience magical!

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 290,000 members , who can holiday at 140+ resorts in India and abroad.

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