Hill stations are towns at a higher altitude than the nearby plains or valleys. The term "hill station" generally applies to the towns in Asia founded by European emigrants as refuges from the summer heat, up where temperatures are cooler.
The following articles group some of the most important hill stations by country:
See also the following Wikipedia lists of hill stations:
- List of hill stations
- List of hill stations in India
- List of hill stations in Malaysia
- List of hill stations in Pakistan
Travelers visiting hill stations at 4,000 m (13,000 ft) or higher may suffer from altitude sickness. Therefore, they should rest at a hotel after arriving at the hill station to adapt their body for low oxygen.