Hill Stations Near Chandigarh You Should Not Miss

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Hill Stations Near Chandigarh You Simply Shouldn't Miss

Hill Stations Near Chandigarh You Simply Shouldn't Miss

The Tricity, known for being one of the planned urban cities of India is no behind when we talk about its modern culture and development. From the scenic beauty of Sukhana lake to a perfect bars and restaurant, almost everything about Chandigarh could leave any tourist just spellbound.

Though being a meticulously peaceful town, Chandigarhians still feel the need to have a break even from what seems to be so peaceful and more of paradise. And for those who look up to solace in the beautiful weekend getaways, we have come up with the quite popular hill stations near Chandigarh that will let you unwind in your weekends.

Chail

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Chail

Situated 103 km away from Chandigarh, Chail is known to be one of the prime tourist destinations among hill stations of Himachal Pradesh. The place boasts of a wildlife sanctuary little up the hill. So, you can enjoy the fine cedar forests along with pleasant weather. Even Chail is home to the world’s highest cricket ground and the heritage hotel.

Parwanoo

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Parwanoo

Parwanoo is an epitome of picnic destinations for Chandigarh peeps. This place catches the attention for the amazing timber trail cable car that passes through the deep hills and gorges. You will get to experience ropeway for about 3.6 km to reach the exact venue. Also, you can rejuvenate yourself with the spa-like amenities that this place has in store for you. It is 45 minutes ride to this place as it is just 35 km away from the main city.

Morni Hills

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Morni Hills

Located only 45 Km away from the Tricity and amidst the lush greenery, this quaint hamlet is surrounded by the two lakes, Tikkar Taal and Chota Tikkar Taal, which perhaps enhances the overall beauty of this place like anything. Drive up to this place. I am sure it won’t take you more than 1.5 hours

Barog

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Barog

Based on Shimla-Kalka highway, a small yet beautiful unexplored hill-station near Chandigarh is awaiting your visit for all good reasons. Barog, the smiting beauty is one of the best places to escape the hustle of Chandigarh. Known for the narrow gauge railway that goes from Kalka to Shimla that enhances the beauty of this places and adds a charm to it. Also, the Barog tunnel is popular among tourists as the haunted places in India. Drive of only 60 km from Chandigarh will take you to this place.

Nalagarh Fort

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Nalagarh Fort

Once the kingdom of Raja Bikram Chand and now the 4-star heritage resort, Nalagarh Fort is a way to the breathtaking view of Shivalik and Sirsa River. Located at the top of the hill, this place throws in a lot of adventure activities and sports that one can enjoy with the family and friends. Just 1-hour drive from Chandigarh and experience the adventure in activities like trekking, rappelling, go-karting and river crossing.

Sanawar Nature Camp- Kasauli

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Sanawar Nature Camp  Kasauli

A perfect place for those belonging to Chandigarh, Mohali or Panchkula. The sports enthusiasts and adventure-lovers could easily spend their entire day over here while enjoying some freaky adventure sports. What more? You can also have an experience with the professional guides who know the advanced level of such activities and albeit. Just 1.5 hours’ drive from Chandigarh and only 52 km away from the city and you are at this nature camp.

Solan

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Solan

The ‘Mushroom Capital’ of India, Solan recognized for its picturesque beauty, is a prime doorstep to places like Kasauli, Kalka, and Chail. The vast production of tomato at this place has given this place another name as well i.e. ‘City of Red Gold’. The main attractions of this place are - Shoolini Mata Temple, Jatoli Shiv Temple, Yungdrung Tibetan Monastery, Gurkha Fort, Karol Tibba and Mohan Shakti National Park. The spot can be easily covered in 2 hours so you don’t have to worry about the time limits. And it is only 67.5 km away from Chandigarh city.

Nahan

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Nahan

Once the capital of Rajput Kingdom of Sirmur, Nahan lies only 90 km away from Chandigarh. The draws of this place include the breath-taking views of Himalayan peaks of Shivalik ranges and the landscape that surrounds this historic treasure. For the history buffs, this place is almost perfect as one-day picnic spot near Chandigarh. The points of interest that you may easily cover in a day include the visit to Renuka lake and a boat ride along it, Renuka Wildlife Sanctuary, Suketi Fossil Park, Paonta Sahib, and etcetera.

Kasauli

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Kasauli

Although not as popular place as Shimla, Kasauli lies on the list of tourists who come to visit Chandigarh and its nearby getaways. Nearly 60 km from Tricity, this British-era hill town of Kasauli throws a colonial experience as you walk around the colonial buildings, cobbled roads, British architecture and many more like this. You can also pay a visit to churches like Christ Church and many like this. Also, you can soothe your eyes with the variety of birds that you perhaps wouldn’t like to miss.

Shoghi

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Shoghi

Shoghi, a mesmerizing suburb situated a little far from Chandigarh but can be easily enjoyed as one of your weekend trips. Approx. 101 km from Chandigarh, covering a distance of 3 hours, Shoghi is a spectacular place that throws in a sense of tranquility which is rare to find in any urban city. Either explore the forests or spend the night in overnight camp or spend your hours trekking along the hills. No doubt, this is one of the romantic destinations near Chandigarh.

I hope, these hill stations near Chandigarh are more than enough to make you go on one-day trips at these places!

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