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7 Cantonment Towns That Are Idyllic Getaways

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HolidayIQ reviewers describe a few Cantonment Towns that every proud Indian should visit for a holiday. 

1. Lansdowne

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HolidayIQ Reviewer mukesh jarial adds, “Lansdowne is also a cantonment area for Garhwal Regiment. When I reached in Lansdowne city I see army personals marching and doing daily exercise side of the roads. ” Read Full Review

2. Kasauli

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Hill | Nature | Weather | Mountain

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anukampa Rawat shares, “A quaint little hill station in Himachal Pradesh- Quiet, unadulterated and far from the madding crowds ...It is a cantonment town... Besides the ample offer of the lush and green vistas of the hills, the place beckons to you to walk, walk and then walk some more.” Read Full Review

3. Ranikhet

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Temple | Hill | Nature | Peaceful

HolidayIQ Reviewer subha sreenivasan says, “Pine Mountains with Peaches & Litchis Ranikhet is a quiet, sleepy cantonment town covered with misty clouds & a pleasant weather. A perfect place if you prefer a peaceful & a laid back holiday gazing away at the mountains & the semi-circular step farms etched along its slopes” Read Full Review

4. Dharamshala

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Temple | Snow | Peaceful | Monastery

HolidayIQ Reviewer harsha shares, “Dharamshala is a cantonment area in Himachal along with a beautiful city soon proposed to be upgraded as smart city. Climate is cool temperate type. It is an all weather destination, in lap of Dhauladhar range. Town has lot of lodging and eating option. Macleodganj is also very near.” Read Full Review

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5. Dehradun

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Temple | Hill | Nature | Cold

HolidayIQ Reviewer Latash Khan adds, “The weather and fresh environment served as a aromatic medicine for everyone, being a cantonment area, this city is also famous retirement spot. ...This place has pleasant weather and genial landscapes, it is surrounded by stupendous Himalayan hills, this ancient city is known for its divine beauty, gushing streams, deep ravines and lustrous valleys. Tourist all over India and even form abroad visit this place every year because it serve some most amazing sightseer and education hub, this place is quite popular amongst people who love adventure, like paragliding, skiing, angling, and river rafting.” Read Full Review

6. Tawang

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Shailesh Upasani shares, “Tourist need to obtain permit form Office of the Deputy Commissioner in Tawang District,and the same has to be stamped in the Indian army cantonment of Tawang. It is also to be noted that without the army stamp, you will not be allowed through the numerous check posts on the way....The Bum La Pass is located about 37 km away from Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, at the Indo-China border above 16,500 ft above sea level. This is an old traders road went from Tawang via Milakatong La Pass (La in Tibetan is to Bum La Pass and finally to Tsona Dzong in Tibet province of China.It is often covered with heavy snow throughout the year. ” Read Full Review

7. Chakrata

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HolidayIQ Reviewer ARNAB CHATTERJEE shares, “If you love to travel to offbeat places then Chakrata is a hit. This place can be reached in 3. 5 to 4 hours from Dehradun. This place is a military cantonment and hence entry of the foreigners are restricted. ” Read Full Review

8. Mawlynnong

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Arnav Mathur adds, “ Like Cherrapunji, Mawlynnong also boasts of having a living root bridge, but a single layer one. Having seen many army cantonments throughout my life, my first opinion about Mawlynnong, on my first glance was that it looks like a well maintained army cantonment, which is remarkable, considering that all the work is done by the villagers themselves, and the villagers maintain proper cleanliness too.” Read Full Review

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