Chandigarh, India’s first planned city, is the brainchild of Le Corbusier. A famous architect, he is the mastermind behind the city and its beauty. One can find a unique blend of both the Punjabi culture and the modern/urbane mindset of settlements.
This city is an ideal location for one and all looking for a lazy weekend gateway amidst the flowers and the urbane beauty. It is an ideal place for people looking to go for a long drive. Apart from that, one can also book cab in Chandigarh and roam around this flower city.
Apart from all these, Chandigarh is also very famous for the food options. It offers mouthwatering Punjabi dishes which are not just going to fill your stomach but your heart as well. One has to try the Chole Bhature and most importantly the Punjabi sweets once in this city. Another thing that the City of Wakhra Swag is famous for is being the starting point for all the hill stations present on the North side of India.
Some of the Hill stations close to this city that one needs to visit are:
This is one of the most famous hill station that is present in North India. It is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Being located at a height of 2, 200m, it is India’s one of the most prominent holiday destination, especially famous among the Honeymooners.
It is set amidst beautiful hills with its mystically mysterious woods that just makes anyone fall in love with it. Earlier it served as a summer capital for British India. The town has this captivating natural beauty that is bound to leave anyone visiting overwhelmed and speechless at the same time. Everything in this place screams of being a holiday destination, the clean environment, the fresh air and even the well knit roads.
One must try the toy train in Shimla, which passes through valleys and hills that is bound to leave you spellbound.
One can hire a Chandigarh to Shimla taxi service and get to this place as this hill station is just 112.8kms away from Chandigarh.
Another popular destination among the Honeymooners as well as tourists, in general, is Manali. It is standing at a height of 6, 260ft. above sea level and one of the must visit places in India.
The whole of Manali is surrounded by majestic hills which are filled with lush green forests, which is bound to leave one in awe.
To add to the beauty of this hill station, River Beas flows right across the town. Manali is situated at the end of the Kullu Valley and has attraction points like the Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley. One should visit the Rohtang Pass once in Manali and experience the snow.
This place does not satisfy your heart’s craving for its beauty but also will satisfy your craving for adventure and sports.
Apart from these, Manali is also known for Raghunath temple and Jagannathi Devith Temple which sees devotees from across the country, coming and offering their prayers.
All in all, Manali is a wonderful place for weekend gateways wherein, one can choose to visit this place with family or alone and enjoy the beauty of this place. It is at 308.7kms away from Chandigarh, one can hire Chandigarh to Manali taxi and get to this beautiful place.
Kasol is the best place to be if you want to feel closer to nature. It has been famous for the Isreali inhabitants and has some of the best cafes of India. Another thing that is most talked about apart from the beauty of nature in Kasol is the food.
It is also an excellent point for trekking. One can enjoy the view of clear blue skies and beautiful Himalayas with snow caps. One can also enjoy the fresh air on the river side of Parvati River.