Gujarat Wilson Hill Station
Located of the Valsad district of Gujrat, India, Wilson hills is the nearest hill station to the Surat city of Gurat. This hill station is located close to the Dharampur Tehsil. From this Hill station one can have a view of the sea which is rarely found of very less regions of the world. The average height of the hill station is around 750m or 2500 ft. The place is very cool and humidity is comparatively less because of its height. It is a popular summer destination and people from the plains rush here during this time.
The distance of Wilson Hills from Surat is around 130 km and from Navsari it is located at a distance of 80 km. The place is 60 km away from Valsad. The tar road connects the Wilson hills to the Dharampur town and the distance of the town from the hill base is around 29 km.
The name to this place was given of memory of the Governor of Mumbai during the years 1923 to 1928, Lord Wilson. The last king of Dharampr, Vijay Devji named the city after his name. King Vijay devji along with Lord Wilson did planning to turn the area into a beautiful hill station. The project did not get success and there is a monument at the peak of the station of memory of both of them.
A company called Hotel Wilson Highland Pvt Ltd, was formed here by a businessman belonging to Vapi, named Ashish Birendra Sharma of the year 2003. It aimed to develop into a hill resort.
How To Reach
The hill station is nicely connected to all the nearby cities. Like Surat ,Navsari , Valsad and Dharampur. The Dharampur town is established on the base of the hills. The willson hills is located at a steep climb of 20 km including sixteen twists.
Nearest railway station is at Valsad which is about 60 km away from Wilson Hills.
Nearest Airport is at Surat which is 140 km away from Wilson Hills.
Places To Visit
- Barumal temple
- Ozone valley
- Sunrise point
- Sunset Point
- Wilson Hills Museum
The marble Chhatri is the main attraction of the place. It is dedicated to Lord Wilson, theBritish Governor. From the Hills the panoramic view of the nearby hills and Arabian Sea is very fascinating. It is an ideal spot for mountaineers and also for rock climbing.
There are many beautiful lakes, streams, waterfalls, which attracts the visitors. The elephant safari gives the opportunity to explore Flora and fauna of the place from nearest proximity.
Weather And Best Time To Visit
The weather of Wilson Hills is calm and pleasant with very less humidity as compared to the plains. The summers are warm but enjoyable and cool blowing winds lowers down the temperature. During the winters, the weather is cold and it is required to carry woolen clothes. The average rainfall throughout the year is about 1500 – 2000 mms. The place turns lush green during this time. The weather is very charming from October to March and it is the best time to visit the place.
Language And Culture
The main languages spoken are Hindi, English and Gujrati.
The accommodation can be easily available at the Wilson area as there are fewer hotels of Wilson hill Area. The hotels available at Valsad ranges from budget hotels too Luxury hotels.
Hotel Adina Palace, Valsad
- Room Type
- Single Non A/c Room
- Deluxe Single Non-A/c
- Deluxe Double Non-A/c
- Deluxe Single A/c
- Deluxe Double A/c
Check-in Time: 11:00
Check-out Time: 11:00
Address: Hotel Adina Palace, Adina Chambers, 4th Floor, Station Road, Valsad - 396001, Gujarat
Website : www.hoteladeenapalace.com
Phone : Hotel Adina Palace
Hotel Wilson Highland Pvt Ltd
It is a company formed by R Ashish Birendra Sharmawith the aim to develop Wilson Hills into a hill spot. This hotel has a fast food restaurant and provides the facility for indoor games both for adults and children. The restaurant is positioned at the top mountain edge where the cool breeze makes the environment enchanting. There are many more activities coming up at Wilson highland like horse riding, shooting, trekking etc.
Address: Near Sayadri mountain range Dharampur taluke,Valsad district, Gujarat
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Parnera village located of the Valsad dstrict Gujrat, is famous for the Parnera Fort located here. The parnera hill of the district is also an ideal tourist place.
Saibaba Temple is located at the bank of Tithal beach of Valsad.
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