Chehal is a city located in Patiala District of Punjab. It is 23.3 km away from the city of Patiala and 73 km away from state’s capital city of Chandigarh. The other villages located around this town and coming under the same mandal are Achal, Ageta, Ageti, Nabha, Abhepur, and Ajnoda Kalan. The main tourist places near this town are Fatehgarh-Sahib, Patiala, Mohali and Sangrur.
The place is as popular for its religious culture as it is for its historical buildings and their architecture, which holds a degree of similarity to the Rajput style. Popular attractions in Chehal are Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib, Qila Bahadurgarh, Moti Bagh Palace and Baradari Gardens. Visiting this town also gives opportunity to see and buy crafts, which include hair accessories, shoes, clothes, bags and shawls.
The local cuisine comprises both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food, such as mutton dishes, butter chicken, makki-ki-roti, mutter paneer, lassi, kulfi, ras malai, thickened milk, etc. These dishes are available in almost every restaurant of this town.
The nearest airport to this place is in Chandigarh, at a distance of 54 km from Chehal. Cabs and buses are available from the airport to this place. The nearest railway station is in Fatehgarhsahib (FGSB), located at a distance of 10.7 km from the city.
Chehal experiences a dry tropical climate consisting of hot summers and extremely cold winters. The max and min temperatures observed here are 43 ° Celsius during summer and 5° Celsius during winter. The best time to visit this town is in the months of October to February.