Top 10 Ropeway Hill Stations of India


Ropeways are best fit to explore hills with huge enjoyment and thrills. Topping up each hill and seeing the entire hill station becomes next to impossible with feet. Ropeway ride makes it possible to view and feel the “Ridge “and best amusement, a   must do a thing in holidays.  Some time ago, one need to spend huge money and a long trip to abroad to enjoy ropeway cable car ride, but now it is quite popular to enjoy ropeways in India.

Let’s have a look of popular ropeways in India. Ropeways are commonly famous in hills and Himalayan ranges

Top 10 Ropeways in India

There are some many hill stations where tourist can enjoy cable car riding and hills from sky height. The famous top 10 ropeways in India are listed below:-

– Ropeways in the Himalayas

The Himalayan range covered with snow-clad mountains and beautiful valleys seeing the Himalayan ranges from height are worth watching. It can hypnotize you with its mesmerizing beauty, beautiful surrounding, amazing environment, and heavenly feel.

Himalayan Range covers most of the cable car riding and tourist hill station in itself. Nothing can be the best than ropeways to experience the Himalayan range the famous ropeways in hill station of Himalayan range are:-

Jammu – Kashmir – Gulmarg:  Gulmarg the main tourist destination in Jammu & Kashmir At an altitude of 2,653 m. Gulmarg divinely located in a pine bounded basin of the Pir Panjal range. The `Meadow of Flowers’ is a mesmerizing sight-seeing with the variety of flowers blossom according to whether or season change. Gulmarg is sited at 2650metres on a flat plateau of Mt. Apharwat. The Gondola ride maneuvers in two phases – Gulmarg to Kongdoor and Kongdoor >to Mt. Apharwat. One can enjoy the surreal visions of the Pir Panjal range and on clear days the LOC and Nanda Devi too. It is second largest ropeway of Asia as well as the longest ropeway in India.

– Ropeway in Himachal

Himachal is also known “DEV BHOOMI”, The Land of Gods. Himachal is well-known place among tourists due to most of the tourist destinations. Queen of hills – Shimla, Bir billing for Para gladding, hills for snow games and much more famous destinations are the reason of tourist’s love and attraction for Himachal. Another thing that fascinates here for holidays is ropeway. There are so many destinations in Himachal to experience gondola or cable car ride. The highly popular ropeways in Himachal are as follows:-

Shimla – Jakhu is the top peak hill and has marvelous sight of the dell and snow-covered “The Himalayas”. At the peak of the hill, there is a prehistoric temple of “Hindu God Hanuman”. – The Ridge is popular tourist destination “heart or nerve of Shimla”, as it connects with major tourist places via Jakhu Ropeway Shimla.

Manali: – Solang Valley ropeway is the highest attraction and peak spot for tourist just 15 just km away from Manali. It is quite popular with breathtaking views. This ride begins with Solang Valley to Mt. Phatru.

Naina Devi:-  Naina Devi temple is most important Shakti Peeth of India, Located at Bilaspur, Himachal. The temple sited on the peaked hill and embraces an amazing scene of holy Gurudwara, Anandpur Sahib as well as Govind Sagar.

Ropeway in Uttrakhand: – Alike “Dev Bhoomi – Himachal “another state of the Himalayan Range that fascinates tourist is Uttrakhand. There are so many places to experience ropeway ride. The famous ropeways of Uttrakhand are as follows:-

Chandi Devi Udan Khatola: – This ropeway connects Maa Chandi Devi temple with another two famous temple of Haridwar, Uttrakhand. This Ropeway is known for the religious ride.

– Mansa Devi Ropeway

This ropeway follows Maa Chanda Devi temple and Maya Devi Temple in the way. One can book ride Chandi Devi and Mansa Devi ropeway ride together. The religious ropeway cheers devotees and tourists with the spectacular scenario of the ridge and temple.

– Mussoorie Ropeway

This begins with the midway of the mall and ends up to Gun Hills. It offers the magnificent view from several peaks. Mussoorie ropeway is best for its sunset time as it offers mesmerizing dusky junket.

– Aulli Ropeway

2nd longest ropeway of India with the length of 4 kilometers starts from Josh math to Auli. The ride pleasure tourists with the inclusive view of Nanda Devi snow vertex.

– Gangtok Ropeway – Sikkim

This ropeway is the one-kilometer long starts with Deorali market. This ropeway has three stations in the ride:-

  • Deorali
  • Namnang
  • Tashiling

Snow-clad fastigium of Kanchenjunga and river flowing 3500 ft. below spawns spectacular vision from sky height.

– Darjeeling Gandola – West Bengal

This ropeway is also known as Darjeeling Rangit Valley Passenger Cable Car. It has a fantastic outlook of “the Ridge”, tea garden, flowing rivers and dense forests.

Apart from these destinations, there are also many famous ropeways to give a must visit such as Maihar ropeway in Madhya Pradesh, Malampuhza udan khatola in Kerala, Mahakali Pavagadh in Gujarat, Karni Mata ropeway ride and much more.


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