Places to visit near Chandigarh under 200kms

Here is the list of 50 Places to visit near Chandigarh under 200kms

1. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

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112 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 etc. among honeymooners and families alike.

Best Time: October to June

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2. Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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170 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Robber's Cave Sahastradhara Mindrolling Monastery

This hill town in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges in the Garhwal region with two perennial rivers flowing through it, popular for its historic civilization and offers a delightful terrain to trekkers.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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3. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

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59 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

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4. Nahan, Himachal Pradesh

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85 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

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5. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

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185 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Prashar Lake Trek Bhutnath temple Pandoh Dam

Packed with thick green cover of pine trees, deodar trees and tea plantation, Mandi is also ingrained with rich culture and heritage in form of its numerous temples spread all across the town.

Best Time: April to October

6. Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh

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Known For : River Crossing Trekking in Great Himalayan National Park Serloskar Lake

The great Himalayas with snow covered tops looking over the Tirthan River, this valley is best known for its trout fishing and for surprisingly high influx of foreigners.

Best Time: Mar to June, October to November

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7. Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand

2.7 /5

Encompassing the Shivalik mountain ranges, Rajaji National Park is abundantly rich in flora and fauna and proves to be a great holiday destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

Best Time: Mid November to Mid June

8. Bilaspur (HP), Himachal Pradesh

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118 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Bhakra Nangal Dam Gobind Sagar Lake Water Sports and Fishing

Bilaspur is a hill town near Shimla, famous for its forts and Gobind Sagar lake, a man-made reservoir considered the lifeline of the district.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9. Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

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127 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 round the winters.

Best Time: November to March

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10. Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh

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173 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Hatu Peak Skiing in Narkanda Tannu Jubbar Lake

Surrounded by forests and woodlands, Narkanda is a quaint little town in Shimla district which is popular for skiing in winters.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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11. Chail, Himachal Pradesh

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110 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 its heritage hotel, Chail Palace, in the midst of pine and deodar trees.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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12. Ludhiana, Punjab

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106 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

13. Shoghi, Himachal Pradesh

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105 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Kandaghat Trekking and Hiking Tara Devi Temple

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

14. Tattapani, Himachal Pradesh

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129 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Hot Water Spring River Rafting in Tattapani Shiva cave

A popular tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, Tattapani is a small quaint area nothing short of a wonderland.

Best Time: October to June

15. Panchkula, Haryana

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11 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

16. Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh

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31 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

17. Patiala, Punjab

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69 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

18. Shojha, Himachal Pradesh

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131 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Waterfall Point Jalori Pass Serolsar Lake

Shojha, a small village sitting quietly in the middle of wilderness and panoramic surroundings is a place with several unforgettable experiences.

Best Time: April to June

19. Kurukshetra, Haryana

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107 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

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20. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

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66 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

21. Chakrata, Uttarakhand

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196 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Tiger Falls Deoban Budher Caves

Chakrata is a small hill town near Dehradun located on top of the Yamuna valley, amidst lush green forests, caves and ancient temples.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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22. Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh

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123 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Reserve Forest Sanctuary Craignano WildFlower Hall Hotel

Mashobra is a lush green expanse in Himachal Pradesh, tucked away at a height of about 7700 feet, ensuring minimal human obstruction in the course of nature to provide you with the most pure and liberating experience of your lifetime.

Best Time: April to June

23. Panipat, Haryana

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160 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Tomb of Bu-Ali Shah Kalandar Kabuli Bagh Mosque Devi Temple

Innumerable monuments, forts, temples and its historical connections make Panipat in Haryana a sound tourist destination.

Best Time: October to March

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24. Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh

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47 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

25. Arki, Himachal Pradesh

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84 kms from Chandigarh

Known For : Arki Fort Diwan-i-Khaas Arki Palace

Small town in Solan district locally known for its 18th century fort, Arki is rather unknown among general population as a tourist location.

Best Time: Throughout the year

26. Malana

3.7 /5

283 kms from Chandigarh

Malana is an ancient solitary village in Himachal Pradesh in an isolated and charming plateau by the side of the Malana River. Known as Malana Nala, it lies in Parvati Valley which is a quaint corner away from rest of the world. One of the unique aspects of this destination is the strong culture and beliefs of the locals, who follow their rules with the utmost tenacity. According to them, Malana is the place where democracy is best followed with the well-organized parliamentary system, guided by their deity Jamlu Rishi. It is believed that Jamlu was worshipped during the pre-Aryan times. It has been the subject of various documentaries like Malana: Globalization of a Himalayan Village and Malana, A Lost Identity. Their court system resembles The Ancient Greek System as they believe themselves to be the followers of Alexander the Great.

27. Parvati Valley Trek

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254 kms from Chandigarh

Regarded as one of the most challenging treks in the northern Himalayan region, Parvati Valley Base Camp Trek is perfect for those seeking adventure. The mesmerising views all around will not only leave you spellbound by its beauty but also filled with adrenaline by the challenges it throws at you at every nook and corner.

28. Rural Olympics at Qila Raipur

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81 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.

29. Beas Kund Trek

4.4 /5

313 kms from Chandigarh

The incredibly diverse country, India, doesn’t fail to mesmerise you with the scenic landscapes and breathtaking destinations. All the 29 states of this vibrant country offer you tons of places to visit and explore the beauty of nature. Himachal Pradesh, the mountainous state on the northern part of India is one such place which will surprise you with its natural grandeur. This state is home to the gorgeous town of Manali which is wildly popular among all Indians and foreigners as well. The lush green surroundings nestled amidst the hilly terrain will take you a whole other world. Other than being famous a tourist destination, it is also the way to one of the most undertaken treks - the Beas Kund Trek.

30. Rohtang Pass

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344 kms from Chandigarh

When planning a trip to Manali, a day off to the vista point of Rohtang is the ultimate and almost essential attraction of the itinerary. Located at a distance of just 51 kilometres from the main town, Rohtang Pass can be reached only by road. The pass is located at a massive height of 3978 metres, the way up the hills is a treat to the eyes. As the vehicle climbs higher on the Manali- Keylong road, the beauty of the landscape around will leave you awestruck. A peculiar fact behind the name of the place is that it was named so because a number of people working in CBRE died whilst trying to cross this treacherous stretch. Owing to its splendid natural beauty, Rohtang Pass is a favourite among the community of film directors. Many blockbusters ranging from 'Jab We Met' to 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani' have been shot here. 

In order to travel up to or beyond Rohtang, a mandatory Rohtang Pass permit is required by all visitors. You will need to show a confirmation voucher or a proof of hotel booking at one of your destinations. The pass costs INR 500 per head with an additional INR 50 which is charged as a congestion fee that is imposed by the National Green Tribunal on all the vehicles that travel here. The permits are also of two kinds, one is for up to Rohtang Pass only while the other is for travelling beyond this point. Online permit for travelling to Rohtang is available and can be booked here. In case you want to book your permits offline, you can do so on a first-come-first-serve basis from the Tourist and Information centre on all days from 10:00 AM  to 8:00 PM. You can either take a four wheeler or bike your way to the pass as well. 

31. Solang Valley

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305 kms from Chandigarh

When heading to Manali for a vacation, two absolutely essential destinations in the itinerary are Rohtang and Solang Valley. 14 kilometres to the north west of the main town of Manali, Solang Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Situated on the way to Rohtang from Manali, every year the valley welcomes tourists in huge numbers. A favorite for adventure enthusiasts, Parachuting to paragliding, horse riding to driving mini open jeeps specially available for tourists of all age groups, Solang has it all.

32. Triund

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Far off from the hustle and bustle of cities, a trek to Triund offers you an escape into the_majestic Himalayas. Situated a few kilometres from Dharamshala, it is a place perfect for trekking with amazing trails offering scenic views of the entire Kangra Valley. A trek to Triund is short and simple. It can be done from either McLeodganj or Dharamkot, which is 2km ahead of McLeodganj. The first half of the trek is a gradually inclined walk with the last 2 km from Snowline Cafe which involves a vertical climb all the way till Triund. The evening sky from Triund is a sight in itself and is a good excuse for camping here at night.

33. Morni Hills

4.0 /5

27 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.

34. Pin Valley National Park

4.2 /5

Set amidst semi-frozen rivers in the Pin Valley, the Pin Valley National Park is situated in the Cold Desert Biosphere Reserve situated in the Lahaul and Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh. The elevation of the park ranges from about 3,500 metres near Ka Dogri to more than 6,000 metres at its pinnacle. One of the fascinating facilities of its kind, the Pin Valley National Park is home to the rare species of famous Himalayan snow leopards and their prey, the Ibex. Due to its high altitude, only a limited number of animals and plants thrive here. However, Pin Valley National  Park is most famous for its incredible trek which is a delight for all its visitors. Owing to the many rare plant and animal species that it houses, the National Park was established in the year 1987 and has been a major attraction for trekking enthusiasts.

35. Hanuman Chatti

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282 kms from Chandigarh

A base camp for some of the most exciting and major trekking trails in the Himalayan Mountains, Hanuman Chatti is a place of profound scenic beauty. It acts as a base for treks to Yamunotri, Dodi Tal and Darwa Top, making it a hub for trekking in the state. It is Situated at an altitude of about 2400 meters at the confluence of Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna River.

36. Janki Chatti

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289 kms from Chandigarh

A hot bed of hot springs and trekking, Janki Chatti is a close sister of Hanuman Chatti and acts as an alternative base for treks to Yamunotri. The hot springs here are the biggest draw of Janki Chatti. Surrounded by huge mountains from all sides and itself situated at an altitude of 2700 meters, Janki Chatti is a unique place of devotion and relaxation.

37. Kinnaur Kailash

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308 kms from Chandigarh

Kinnaur is percieved to be a magical land aka the land of fairy tales and fantasies which has a spectacular terrain of lush green valley, orchards, vineyards, snow clad peaks and cold desert mountains. It is a border district of Himachal Pradesh. Kinnaur is also rich in flora & fauna. The culture and language is different from other parts of the state. Kinnaur, the tribal district of Himachal Pradesh, lies 250 kms away from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is located on the Hindustan Tibet Road. The landscape of the area varies from lush green orchards of the scenic Sangla Valley to the magnificence of the Hangrang Valley. The massive snow laden ranges which provide a regal dignity to the scene are dominated by the peak of Kinner Kailash. Kalpa is one of the biggest and the most beautiful villages of Kinnaur. One can enter Kinnaur district at Village Chshora and go down the road built in vertical rock and it is a rare treat to travel on this road which is a great engineering feat.

38. Indrahar Pass Trek

4.1 /5

The trek to Indrahar Pass is a fairly easy one, being the most picturesque trail starting from Mcleodganj, covering Lahesh and Triund Caves, and lasts about 14 km single way.

39. Kheerganga Trek

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298 kms from Chandigarh

Kheer Ganga (3050 meters) lies at the extreme end of Parvati valley and the last inhibited village while trekking to pin valley via Pin-Parvati pass. Kheerganga's panoramic skies and vast greenery are a much-needed delight to the trekker's eyes and especially the tired legs. It is a holy place with a hot water spring, a small temple of Lord Shiva and a bathing tank. It makes a rare combination for any trekker to bath in hot spring water when everything is covered by snow.

40. Barot

3.6 /5

251 kms from Chandigarh

Barot is a mesmerizingly beautiful village located in the serene valleys of Mandi District in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is a new found tourist destination and is located about 67 kilometers away from Mandi. If you are a backpacker, this destination is perfect to backpack through for a day or so. The scenic landscapes are captivating, and the unpolluted air draws travelers from across the world for sightseeing and much more. The location is famous for its numerous trekking trails passing through the village and hence is a preferred trekking destination too.

41. Prashar Lake Trek

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251 kms from Chandigarh

One of the most offbeat places in Himachal Pradesh, Prashar Lake is a crystal clear water body situated about 50 km north of Mandi, with a three-storied pagoda-like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar. The lake is located at the height of 2730 m above sea level with deep blue waters and holds a saintly position there. Bounded by mighty Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley, the place is full of mystic charm. It is surrounded by snow-topped peaks and looks down on the fast flowing river Beas. The temple was built in the thirteenth century, and its construction comes under the light of a vague myth. The lake has a floating island in it, and its actual depth is unclear.
Its lush green valleys, interspersed with rivers and lakes offer one of the most scenic and enjoyable trekking experiences.

42. Jalori Pass

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264 kms from Chandigarh

Nestled in the peaks of northern Himalayas lies the Jalori mountain pass, an undiscovered beauty located between the prominent towns of Kullu and Shimla. Perhaps one would recognise it better as the snow-covered summit in the Bollywood film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", where actors Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are seen trekking through the mountainside. With scenic views of the snow-capped Himalayan landscape and the fresh mountain air to surround you, the hike through Jalori Pass has much to offer with exquisite flowers, birds and the environment for a surreal experience.

43. Trekking in Great Himalayan National Park

4.1 /5

The Great Himalayan National Park is a blessing in disguise for nature lovers. From lush green forests to blooming flowers and meandering streams, this place also houses various well laid out trek paths.

44. Tosh

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275 kms from Chandigarh

Popular for its cannabis plantations, the tranquil village of Tosh is just another example of the unparalleled natural beauty that Himachal holds within its bounds. Located at the far end of Parvati Valley, Tosh is untouched by modernisation and fast-paced life. With its gradual terrain and the waters of river Parvathi flowing through its bosom, the trek of Tosh is the go-to expedition for all adrenaline junkies. The hippie culture and otherworldly vibe of this village will surely transport you another world.

45. Sarahan

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247 kms from Chandigarh

Sarahan is a beautiful hamlet situated near Kinnaur in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Known as the "Gateway to Kinnaur", it is located near the Sutlej River Valley and the Indo Tibetan road, at an altitude of 2165 m below sea level. Famous for the never-ending apple orchards, dense emerald pine and deodar forests, gushing streams, wildflower fields rustic settings, terraced farms and slate-roofed houses,  the village is a sight to behold. The unparalleled beauty of the landscape, with mountains flanked by cliffs on one side and lush ravines on the other, not to forget the Srikhand Mahadev Peak make Sarahan a memorable place. The place indeed has soaked a lot of nature's blessing

46. Assan Barrage

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131 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.

47. Murthal

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201 kms from Chandigarh

A place that is known for its Parathas, lives for the Parathas and offers nothing but Parathas, Murthal, situated on National Highway 1 connecting Delhi to Amritsar, is a step away from being the Paratha capital of India. A large village in the Sonepat district of Haryana, Murthal has become synonymous to the go to destination to have some of the most mouthwatering Parathas in the world. Established by a few people in order to serve as an eating junction for the truck drivers, its dhabas soon gained popularity and found themselves on a list of favorites of the capital's youth.

48. Piran Kaliyar Sharif

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181 kms from Chandigarh

The resting place of the Sufi saint Alauddin Ali Ahmed Sabir, Piran Kaliyar Sharif is a famous dargah located in Kaliyari village near Haridwar. It is a place of great spiritual energy as well religious unity with both Hindu and Muslims being ardent visitors to the dargah. It is one of the most important Muslim shrines in the India and is equally cherished by the Hindu populace of the region.

49. Theog

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141 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.

50. Nangal Wetlands

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103 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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