When we talk about glorious Gujarat, the first thing which comes to our mind is its Architecture, Culture, Garba, Gujarati Dress, Thepla, Dhokla, Rann of Kutch, Kite festival. Most importantly, the Amitabh Bachan ad of Incredible Gujarat and to some extent, Gujrat Riots. But apart from all these things, we need to know about some places. One such place is Wilson Hills, which is the most loved and explored Hill station of Gujarat. Walking with rainy streams and touch the clouds with a splash of raindrops, the mind-blowing aroma of wet earth with natures unparalleled beauty. This is the only need for travellers.
Wilson Hills are present near Valsad City and Dharampur Taluka in the Indian state of Gujarat. Recently the Tourism Department is thinking of a development project here. When you come in summer, you will enjoy cold weather with famous local mangoes. It ascends to an elevation of 750 meters above ocean level. The slope station got its name from Lord Wilson who had been Mumbai’s representative from 1923-28. The central feature of this slope station is this is maybe the central slope station in the entire of India offering a look at the dark blue Arabian Sea from the sloping summit.
History of Wilson Hills
Wilson Hills was named in remembrance of Lord Wilson, the Governor of Mumbai from 1923 to 1928, by Vijay Devji, the last King of Dharampur. Ruler Wilson and King Vijay Devji had intended to form the zone into a slope station; however, the venture neglected to happen. A landmark to their memory stays on the peak. In 2003 when Wilson Hotel Highland Initiated a private company, who took charge for the development of the Wilson Hills and nearby areas. Since then, the place has continued to astonish and amuse you with its picturesque landscapes and sceneries.
Point of Attractions at Wilson Hills
Wilson slope is 27 km far from Dharampur and close to the Pangarbari Wildlife Sanctuary.
- Marble Chatri Point:
- Shankar Waterfalls Point
- Ozone Valley Point
- Sunrise Point
- Sunset Point
- Steep Valley Point
- Barumal Temple
- Lady Wilson Museum
- The District Science Centre
- Jalaram Dham Faladhara
- U-turn Point, Khadki
- Ganesh Waterfalls Makadban
- Khoba Waterfalls
- Bilpudi Twin Waterfalls
Wilson Hill is the smallest Hill station of Gujarat state. If you love nature and want some adventure in your life, then Wilson Hill is the best place for you which you can visit in either summer or early rainy season. It is also known as Mini Satpura. You will love the journey of this hill station as you pass through the Curvy Roads, Hills covered With Greenery, Farms, Little villages which will calm your eyes.
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Modes of Reaching Wilson Hills
There are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Valsad. The nearest airport is Surat Airport which is 99km away and Mumbai Airport is 186 km approx. Via NH48.
The nearest railway station for Wilson hills is Valsad railway station. From there you can take Avantika SF Express, Swaraj Express, Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express & Mail Express.
Very much associated by the real urban communities of Gujarat like Valsad, Surat, Navsari and Dharampur through a system of transports and taxicabs. You can make a trip from Ahmedabad to Wilson Hills through Vadodara and Navsari.
Hotel Arrangement Near Wilson Hills
Wilson Hills is filled with several private hotels and tourist lodges. The hotels are divided into categories like stars, ratings, standard and budget hotels so that the travellers can choose the best according to their budget and convenience. We have provided the list of hotels in Wilson Hills for your convenience; please have a look.
|Hotel Name||Distance from Wilson Hill||Starting Price(INR)*|
|Country Inn & Suites by Radisson||8.2 km||6,400|
|Candlewood Suites Wilson||3.1 km||5,550|
|Sleep Inn Wilson||8.4 km||5,190|
|Hotel Quality Inn & Suites Wilson||7.7 km||6,100|
|Days Inn Wilson NC||1.3 km||4,850|
Prices may vary these are the approximate value of hotel rooms. You can choose accordingly to your requirement and necessary facilities.
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We can only say that Some people love Journey more than the destination. For such kind of people, Wilson hills will be the perfect place. Please go and enjoy this beautiful Hill Station to the fullest and justify the tag line of incredible Gujarat which is ” “आईये, कुछ दिन तो गुजारिए गुजरात में..”?