Weekend Getaways from Chandigarh

57 tourist places to visit near Chandigarh

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Hotels in Manali

Manali

5.9/7
1225 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Fog

R0htang pass is obvious choice while visiting Manali, which is 45-50 k from the main ci...

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Hotels in Shimla

Shimla

5.7/7
675 Hotels

3 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

Shimla is the capital of Michael pradesh and is a nice hill station that attracts many ...

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Hotels in Amritsar

Amritsar

5.8/7
524 Hotels

4 hours from
Chandigarh
Partly Cloudy

I will start with praising Waheguru ji. Amritsar is situated in the Indian state of Pun...

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Hotels in Mussoorie

Mussoorie

5.8/7
401 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

1. Why to visit? It is located closer to Dehradun. With nice weather and good eating jo...

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Hotels in Gurgaon

Gurgaon

5.7/7
1679 Hotels

5 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

I visited the Gurgaon last month for holiday purpose with my family. It was near Delhi ...

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Hotels in Haridwar

Haridwar

5.8/7
659 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

1. Why to visit? It is a sacred pilgrimage site in Hindu religion located in UK. The gr...

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Hotels in Dehradun

Dehradun

5.7/7
495 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

Dehradun, the Capital of Uttarkhand is a big city surrounded by picterseque mountains a...

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Hotels in Rishikesh

Rishikesh

5.9/7
589 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

I felt this destination is so beautiful and mesmerising but unfortunately it's so under...

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Hotels in Dalhousie

Dalhousie

5.7/7
180 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

Dainkund is a very small place a few kms above Dalhousie. The drive up the hills is jus...

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Hotels in Ludhiana

Ludhiana

5.7/7
282 Hotels

2 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

History of Ludhiana Ludhiana is a municipal corporation and city in Ludhiana district o...

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Hotels in Kasauli

Kasauli

5.7/7
151 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

Kasauli was the last hill station in our 2 week journey in Spiti & Kinnaur and obviousl...

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Hotels in Dharamshala

Dharamshala

5.6/7
407 Hotels

5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

McLeodganj is the place to go to as it is higher up in the mountains and a bit cooler. ...

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Hotels in Corbett

Corbett

5.9/7
245 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

So, we left our resort, Corbett Machaan resort at 6:25 AM and reached the main entry po...

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Hotels in McLeodganj

McLeodganj

5.8/7
111 Hotels

5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

1. Why to visit? It is located in Dhauladhar ranges near Dharamshala in Kangara distric...

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Hotels in Ambala

Ambala

5.5/7
96 Hotels

1 hour from
Chandigarh
Rain

Have visited Ambala many times in life and seen almost every attraction here. It was a ...

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Hotels in Parwanoo

Parwanoo

5.6/7
30 Hotels

1 hour from
Chandigarh
Rain

Nice, quiet romantic place for a one day trip. If one is bugged of hectic noisy surroun...

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Hotels in Solan

Solan

5.6/7
149 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

In the scorching summer heat of the plains, with 2 months of vacations to ****, hills o...

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Hotels in Karnal

Karnal

5.9/7
68 Hotels

2 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

Karna Lake is a must visit place. Karna Lake is a major tourist attraction in the Karna...

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Hotels in Chail

Chail

5.8/7
50 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

Its a hilltop place. beautiful scenic beauty. complete relaxation. road till timbertrai...

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Hotels in Kullu

Kullu

5.9/7
287 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

Kullu is a District HQ in Himchal Pradesh. Situated on the bank of River Beas in Kullu ...

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Hotels in Patiala

Patiala

5.8/7
78 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

The experience in patiala was very delight to the heart as the people are very helpful ...

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Hotels in Mashobra

Mashobra

6.0/7
16 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

We undertook Mashobra trip in early Feb, '17. To reach Mashobra from Mumbai, we decided...

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Hotels in Morni Hills

Morni Hills

5.5/7
8 Hotels

1 hour from
Chandigarh
Rain

Morni has long been popular among young day-travelers from Chandigarh. The opening of s...

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Hotels in Barog

Barog

5.6/7
7 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

Barog is a small, less explored hill station on Shimla route. It's quite and relaxing a...

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Hotels in Panipat

Panipat

5.7/7
63 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

Panipat is a very cool city. It is very interesting city. People are energetic. I buy a...

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Hotels in Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra

5.8/7
48 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

I visited Kurukshetra in June. The best time to visit is September -October because you...

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Hotels in Rupnagar

Rupnagar

5.6/7
21 Hotels

1 hour from
Chandigarh
Rain

The district of Rupnagar in the Patiala administrative division of Punjab lies in close...

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Hotels in Kufri

Kufri

5.9/7
13 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

Recommended place for North Indians travellers - A big relief from Delhi's hot summer. ...

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Hotels in Shoghi

Shoghi

6.0/7
14 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Chandigarh
Cloudy

Thats the excellent place to visit with your family, for new couples, with your loved o...

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Hotels in Una

Una

5.4/7
40 Hotels

2 hours from
Chandigarh
Rain

Una District is located in the south-west region of the state of Himachal Pradesh. One ...

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Chandigarh Weekend Getaways and Tourist Places to Visit

Go to tourist places to see in chandigarh

Chandigarh is one of the most well planned cities of the country known for housing the latest in technology, fashion and IT. Chandigarh city has become extremely crowded and hectic over the past couple of decades owing to the large number of companies that have set up base in the city. As a result, people are in search of places to visit nearby Chandigarh. Many tourist places nearby Chandigarh are very calming and serene, making them a must-visit during weekends. 

Places within 100 kms

The nearest hill station, Morni Hills in Haryana is frequently visited by people from Chandigarh, Panchkula and Delhi during holidays. Located at a distance of about 41 km from Chandigarh, this place is perfect for nature lovers where they can enjoy the picturesque sightseeing. While adventure lovers may enjoy trekking or rock climbing.

Situated at a distance of just 56 kms from the city, Kasauli is one of the most famous hill stations in all of India. With beautiful and extremely stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, Kausali is probably the best weekend getaways near Chandigarh and Mohali as it can be easily accessed within just a few hours by car and has a lot of adventurous activities that tourists can take part in. There are many things to do such as trekking, hiking, paragliding as well as camping and it is one of the best picnic spots near Chandigarh. 

Bharatgarh Fort in Ropar is a live-in fort near Chandigarh and is also among the good homestays in Rupnagar. Recently one portion of the fort is made open to its visitors. Located at a distance of 65 kms from Chandigarh, there are many things to do here such as forest trek, fishing and bird watching.

Shoghi, a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh about 100 kms from Chandigarh, is a great weekend getaway which offers various old temples and is abundant in natural picturesque beauty. Various places of interest worth visiting include Tara Devi Temple, Kali Temple, Kandaghat and Hanuman Temple.

Another place that is not too far and is good for getaways near Chandigarh is Kurukshetra as it is a place that holds extremely important significance to Hinduism. Situated just 99 kms away from the city, Kurukshetra is the place where the epic battle, Mahabharata took place. There are other attractions in the region too, such as the Bhadrakali temple and Sannihit Sarovar.  Visit the Krishna memorial dedicated to one of the most loved Indian Gods, Lord Krishna or relax by the serene and calm Brahma Sarovar Lake which is extremely clean and very pretty. 

Places within 200 kms

If you are looking for weekend getaways from Chandigarh, there are plenty of places that can be visited and enjoyed. One of these places is Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh and one of the most beautiful locations in the country. Shimla is situated atop some of the most amazing and absolutely stunning views of the mountain ranges.

Another great location for weekend getaways from Chandigarh is Dehradun. Present just 165 kilometres away in the state of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is home to some breath-taking views and cascading waters that one can go rafting in.  Kids can enjoy in the Rajaji National Park or take a walk in the campus of Forest Research Institute. The valley is surrounded by some amazing scenery that makes it picture-perfect and coveted for anyone who wants to have a nice and satisfying weekend trip from Chandigarh.  Photography enthusiasts will have the time of their life capturing some of nature’s most raw and unadulterated best moments at many of the locations.

Places within 300 kms

An ideal place to visit near Chandigarh for those who enjoy wildlife is the Corbett National Park where you can enjoy morning ride to jeep safari. Situated about 241 kms away in Uttarakhand away from the gaze of human beings, Corbett National Park is one of the best weekend getaways If you are in the mood to pay a visit to some tigers. Corbett is one of the most important parks in the country for tigers, elephants, deer, leopards and sambars and is popular among college-goers.

Another great tourism destination for Chandigarh weekend getaways is Amritsar just 228 kms away from the city. It is the holiest city for Punjabis and is one of the most spiritual and enriching trips in places around Chandigarh that you can take from the city. Amritsar is home to the beautiful marvel Golden Temple that sits surrounded by a beautiful water body as well as other temples that are present in the city. There are many eateries that serve excellent Punjabi food which is world famous. Amritsar is a place that is best visited with family as it provides an excellent opportunity for everybody to take in the magnificence of the place and come back feeling much happier and content. Whether you are a nature lover, adventurer or history lover, you are sure to love this place.

Other places around Chandigarh

If you are looking for long getaways from Chandigarh, the picturesque hill station of Dalhousie is the best place for tourists, both domestic and international. There are spectacular views of the hills that go on for miles as well as some fresh air and water that cannot be found in the city. Couples can take a romantic boat ride at the Chamera Dam and take few photos against the magnificent backdrop.

Another great place for Chandigarh getaways is Sangla. The valley is situated in Himachal Pradesh and is home to the most stunning views of the Himalayan Mountain range. It is not located too far from Tibet and there are many beautiful trees that grow in Sangla such as apple orchards, apricots, walnuts, cedar trees and other pines. Sangla has many beautiful locales that are dotted with touch of nature and are almost surreal to anyone who has never visited hill stations earlier. Do not forget to try out some of the local apples that are picked up from the trees that grow right in the area.

It is important that for those who are living in the city to take a few days off just so that they can recharge and come back feeling much healthier and better. Citizens of Chandigarh may or may not be aware of some amazing tourism destinations in and around the city that they can visit anytime during a weekend with group of friends and family such as the ones listed above, as they can prove to be relaxing getaways during holidays.


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