India is a vast country, where most of its towns and districts face continental type of climate with summer being very hot, so hill stations become a perfect spot to escape such hot conditions. The hill stations are high-altitude towns used for enjoyment and as a place to escape the blistering heat in India during the months of summer. Most of the hill stations in India were developed by the British, many of them have picturesque lakes as their focal point, making them excellent places for activities like boating. These hill stations attract large numbers of tourists in summer as they are well connected by rail, road, and air services to major Indian cities. A number of hill stations in India are mostly located in the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya and in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. Some of the popular hills In India are - Shivalik Hills, Anamalai Hills, Ashambu Hills, Cardamom Hills, Palani Hills, Nilgiri Hills, Garo-Khasi-Jainitia Hills and many more.