Places to Visit near Chandigarh Within 100 kms

Top Places to Visit near Chandigarh Within 100 kms

Chandigarh being India's most well-planned city is arguably one of the best cities to live in the country. But what makes Chandigarh an ideal location from a traveller's perspective is because it acts as a gateway to the tourist havens such as Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir. Situated close to many prominent national parks, wildlife parks, picnic spots and popular hill stations, the choices of places to visit near Chandigarh within 100 kms is by no means small. All of these places provide the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and make sure that every weekend trip is a memorable one.


Here is the list of 22 Places to Visit near Chandigarh Within 100 kms

1. Morni Hills


19 kms from Chandigarh

Situated on the outskirts of Panchkula, Morni Hills is one of the most popular picnic destinations for locals and tourists alike. This is the only hill station in the state of Haryana and hence is a much sought-after place. The hills are 1220 metres and have some really stunning views to offer. In addition to being a vista point, Morni Hills is also a great place for bird watching and trekking enthusiasts. Popular birds which are sighted here include Wallcreeper, Crested Kingfisher, Bar-tailed Treecreeper, Blue Peafowl, Kalij Pheasant, Red Junglefowl, Grey Francolin, Quails, Himalayan Bulbul and Oriental Turtle Dove.

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2. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh


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26 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Timber Trail | Monkey point, Kasauli | Mall Road, Kasauli

Located on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla, Kasauli is a hilly cantonment town which makes for an ideal peaceful holiday location, away from the rush.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 8,000

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3. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - The Hill-Station with Rich Colonial History


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56 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Mall Road, Shimla | Kalka Shimla Toy Train | The Ridge

Probably the most popular hill station in northern India, Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Famous for its Mall road, the Ridge, toy train and colonial architecture, Shimla is popular among honeymooners and families alike.

Best Time : October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 7,000

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4. Barog

33 kms from Chandigarh

An ideal tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh is a combination of not just the scenic beauty of the Himalayas that you’d expect from this gorgeous state but also a place that is steeped in pre-colonial history and ancient myth. This would be a place rather like Shimla -- but without the capital city’s hustle and mainstream crowdedness during the vacation season. This would be a place containing all usual the magic of Himachal while also offering its own blend of uniqueness and wonder. Well, such a place does exist, and it’s called Barog!

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5. Chail, Himachal Pradesh


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48 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Chail wildlife sanctuary | Palace Hotel | Cricket Ground

Chail is a quiet hill station close to Shimla, known for the world's highest cricket ground and the heritage hotel, Chail Palace, in the midst of pine and deodar trees.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 15,500

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6. Shoghi, Himachal Pradesh


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51 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Kandaghat | Trekking and Hiking | Tara Devi Temple

While Shimla is being flooded by tourists every year, a serene, calm and epitome of beauty lies near it, waiting to be discovered. Shoghi, a small hill station just 13 Kms. from Shimla is abundant in natural scenic beauty and a large variety of flora and fauna.

Best Time : October to June

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7. Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh


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21 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Timber Trail | Cable car Ride | Fruit orchards

Parwanoo is a place where one can enjoy the captivating ambience of a hill station and the hustle bustle of a city.

Best Time : March to May, October to November

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8. Nahan, Himachal Pradesh


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53 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Renuka Lake | Suketi Fossil Park | Trekking in Nahan

Away from the buzzing crowd of the city, Nahan is a perfect romantic getaway, lying among the lofty Shivalik range, overlooking lush green fields.

Best Time : April to September

View hotels starting from ₹ 559

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9. Solan, Himachal Pradesh


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36 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Kasauli | Nalagarh Palace | Shoolini Mata Temple

Huddled amidst the beautiful Himalayan ranges, Solan is a more low-key hill station ideal for travelers looking for treks through the snow-capped peaks or just some time away from city rush.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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10. Panchkula, Haryana


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9 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Morni Hills | Cactus Garden, Panchkula | Pinjore Gardens

Present on the way to hills of Shimla, Panchkula is famous for the ruins of the Chandels and trekking on Morni Hills teemed with peacocks.

Best Time : October to Apr

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11. Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh


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35 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Nalagarh fort | Ramgarh fort | Gobind Sagar Lake

Nalagarh's main attraction is the Nalagarh Fort which has now been converted into a heritage hotel that attracts tourists from all over the country.

Best Time : October to March

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12. Assan Barrage


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92 kms from Chandigarh

An amazing place bustling with life, the richness of nature and beauty, Assan Barrage is a bird lover's paradise and a naturalists' heaven with its artificial lake attracting thousands of birds of varied species. Assan Barrage was formed due to the confluence of two great rivers of Uttarakhand _ã_ Assan and Yamuna River. The area created by their confluence is today a place full of life, biodiversity and the most unique bird population in the world.

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13. Kurukshetra, Haryana


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82 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Brahma Sarovar | Krishna Museum | Sannihit Sarovar

Famous for being one of the centre-points of the Epic Mahabharata, Kurukshetra- the field of righteousness traces its past to King Kuru, who laid the foundation of a domain that has its roots on uprightness and benevolence.

Best Time : July to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 960

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14. Theog


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70 kms from Chandigarh

A quiet escape and one of the less crowded attractions of the state, Theog in Himachal Pradesh, warmly wrapped in the arms of the mighty Himalayas, has everything a popular hill station can give you minus the tourist rush. 32 km away from the main town of Shimla, Theog makes up for a beautiful weekend getaway in the hills, comfortably located in the lap of nature.

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15. Rural Olympics at Qila Raipur


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67 kms from Chandigarh

Home to one of the quirkiest festivals you will come around anywhere in the world - Rural Olympics, Kila Raipur is an amazing village whose love for sports and recreation is unmatched anywhere else in the country. The small village is located just 15 km from the city of Ludhiana in Punjab and is like any other village of the state with huge fields of wheat and mustard that stretch as far as eyes can see, and a certain calmness and peace about it, except for the three days of February when the village transforms into a hub of sports, enthusiasm and celebration.

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16. Nangal Wetlands


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82 kms from Chandigarh

Nangal is a beautiful small town situated at a distance of 100km from Chandigarh in Punjab. The wetland is bounded by Sutlej River, canals and magnificent hills. It is the main attraction for tourists to this place and with the establishment of the Bhakra Dam on the Sutlej River, the place has gained more popularity. The Nangal lake is a beautiful artificial lake which is 6 Km long shaped by the Nangal dam. About 40,000 migratory birds fly here in winters and this lake is a heavenly paradise for bird lovers.

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17. Sirmour

69 kms from Chandigarh

If you are tired of the hustle bustle of the city and want to getaway for a few days to relax and live amidst hills and forests, Sirmour is just the place for you. Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Sirmour is a calm and tranquil district where still more than 90% people live in villages. The locals are very close to nature and hence this place is untouched by industrialization. Sirour offers travelers picturesque landscapes, rocky hills to trek, serene lakes for boating and beautifully built temples to purge your soul. Sirmour is also called the “Peach Bowl of India” because of the high cultivation of peaches that is undertaken here. A lot of fruits and vegetables like apples, ginger, potatoes, tomatoes, mangoes and peaches are grown here, so you can even carry some of these fresh produces home. This is a perfect place to have a vacation and unwind.

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18. Fagu

63 kms from Chandigarh

Situated at an elevation of 2500 meters, Fagu is a serene snow clad hamlet. Nestling in the majestic Himalayan Range in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Fagu is perfect place to get away from the hustle bustle of the city. This place looks magical as it is always enveloped in snow and fog. The clouds are so close to the surface that at times it feels as if you are walking on clouds. This quietude and tranquil place is bountiful in scenic beauty and proffers magnificent views of nature. If you are lucky, you might as well get to witness the magical phenomenon of snow falling from the sky in Fagu. The verdant trees, snow clad mountains and lush green fields make Fagu a must visit place to relax and unwind.

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19. Ludhiana, Punjab


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90 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Lodhi Fort | Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum | Rakh Bagh Park

Earlier known as Lodi-Ana-Lodi's Place, Ludhiana was home to the Lodi Dynasty.

Best Time : October to June

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20. Patiala, Punjab


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59 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Qila Mubarak Complex | Sheesh Mahal, Patiala

Today's media hub was once an erstwhile princely state founded by Baba Ala Singh from the Sidhu Dynasty.

Best Time : October to March

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21. Kufri, Himachal Pradesh


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62 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Kufri Fun World | Skiing in Kufri | Horse Ride to the Mahasu Peak

Kufri in Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after holiday destinations, and more so for couples, because of its proximity to Shimla and relatively higher altitude which makes it a place with snow all through the winters.

Best Time : November to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

Read More 9 Kufri Attractions

22. Naldehra, Shimla


63 kms from Chandigarh

A high altitude Golf course near shimla, need membership for entry. But you can roam surroundings of Golf course. you can ride by pony or go up by walk. if you are traveling with your kids they can enjoy the pony ride.

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