Places to visit near Chandigarh under 400kms

Here is the list of 50 Places to visit near Chandigarh under 400kms

1. New Delhi, NCR

New Delhi, NCR
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Known For : India Gate Qutub Minar Akshardham Temple Delhi

From historical monuments to crowded shopping malls, from Mughal gardens to Delhi University campus, the capital city has multiple personalities making it 'The good, the bad and the ugly'.

Distance from Chandigarh: 290 km

Best Time: October to March

118 New Delhi Attractions

2. Amritsar, Punjab

Amritsar, Punjab
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Known For : Golden Temple Wagah Border Jallianwala Bagh

Home to the famous Golden Temple, the historical city of Amritsar is a famous pilgrim centre.

Distance from Chandigarh: 231 km

Best Time: October to March

34 Amritsar Attractions

3. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Panchpula Khajjiar Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

Dalhousie is a hill station with amazing scenic views and prominent traces of India's British association such as colonial mansions.

Distance from Chandigarh: 325 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

28 Dalhousie Attractions

4. Haridwar, Uttarakhand

Haridwar, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Ganga Aarti in Haridwar Har Ki Pauri Chandi Devi Temple

Situated along the holy Ganges, Haridwar is famous for its temples and ghats where pilgrims bathe to relieve themselves of their sins.

Distance from Chandigarh: 201 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

36 Haridwar Attractions

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5. Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Jungle Safari in Corbett National Park Corbett Waterfall River Rafting in Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park, set amidst the foothills of Himalayas, houses a variety of flora and fauna including rare ones such as tigers and is a treat for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Distance from Chandigarh: 350 km

Best Time: Mid October to Mid June

19 Jim Corbett Attractions

6. Auli, Uttarakhand

Auli, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Skiing in Auli Trishul Peak Auli Ropeway

Dotted with apple orchards, oaks and deodars; Auli is a popular hill resort in the Himalayan range dating back to 8th Century AD.

Distance from Chandigarh: 226 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Auli Attractions

7. Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh

Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Dalai Lama Temple St. John in the Wilderness Church Dharamshala Cricket Stadium

Dharamsala is a hill station which is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan Government in exile.

Distance from Chandigarh: 245 km

Best Time: October to June

38 Dharamsala Attractions

8. Gurgaon, Haryana

Gurgaon, Haryana
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Known For : Cyber Hub Manesar Vintage Car Museum, Gurgaon

Also known as Millennium City, Gurgaon is a fast developing industrial city close to New Delhi.

Distance from Chandigarh: 282 km

Best Time: October to March

39 Gurgaon Attractions

9. Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Robber's Cave Sahastradhara Tapkeshwar Temple

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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 169 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

37 Dehradun Attractions

10. Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir
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Known For : Raghunath Temple, Jammu Amar Mahal Museum Ranbireshwar Temple

Be it the multi-hued flags representing the temples and shrines in the city, the tantalizing aromas that lift and diffuse from its spectacular cuisine or even the snow capped mountains that promise adventure and action, this 'City of Temples' has something to offer to everyone.

Distance from Chandigarh: 345 km

Best Time: September to March

28 Jammu Attractions

11. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Monkey Point Toy Train Ride Timber Trail

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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 52 km

Best Time: March - June; September - November

12 Kasauli Attractions

12. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Manikaran Sahib Nature Park Kasol Cafes in Kasol

A destination that is tinted in the best shades that nature can offer is a small village of Kasol, known for its Israeli inhabitants, Parvati river, trekking base-camp and backpackers and Malana.

Distance from Chandigarh: 272 km

Best Time: October to June

28 Kasol Attractions

13. Bir, Himachal Pradesh

Bir, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Paragliding in Bir Billing Chokling Monastery Gunehar Waterfall

Bir is a popular destination for adventures sports such as paragliding, treks close to nature and also as the town for meditation.

Distance from Chandigarh: 252 km

Best Time: March - May; September - November

29 Bir Attractions

14. Kedarnath, Uttarakhand

Kedarnath, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Kedarnath Temple Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi Shri Bhairavnath Temple

Atop 3584 mts, this in one of the Char Dhams and thus one of the holiest pilgrim centres in the lap of Garhwali Himalayas.

Distance from Chandigarh: 262 km

Best Time: May to June, September to October

14 Kedarnath Attractions

15. Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Kangra Fort Kangra Fort Baijnath Temple Brajeshwari Temple

The Beas river flowing through Kangra and the repeated mention of the Valley in the holy Hindu texts, present Kangra as 'Devbhumi' or Land of the Gods.

Distance from Chandigarh: 226 km

Best Time: September to June

23 Kangra Attractions

16. Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh

Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Basheshwar Temple Bijali Mahadev Temple Jagannath Temple

Bhuntar is a part of Kullu district and it is typically used as a getaway to the towns of Kullu, Manali, Kasol and Manikaran and Kullu airport also is located within Bhuntar.

Distance from Chandigarh: 243 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

3 Bhuntar Attractions

17. Kanatal, Uttarakhand

Kanatal, Uttarakhand
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Known For : New Tehri Dhanaulti Camping

Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travelers who seek peace and solitude.

Distance from Chandigarh: 251 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

10 Kanatal Attractions

18. Gangotri, Uttarakhand

Gangotri, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Gangotri Temple Gangotri Glacier Surya Kund

This pilgrimage destination situated in Uttarkashi is one of the Chhota Char Dham.

Distance from Chandigarh: 389 km

Best Time: April to June, September to November

20 Gangotri Attractions

19. Bilaspur (HP), Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur (HP), Himachal Pradesh
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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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 119 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

16 Bilaspur Attractions

20. Chail, Himachal Pradesh

Chail, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Chail Palace Hotel Chail Cricket Ground Chail wildlife sanctuary

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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 103 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

11 Chail Attractions

21. Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand

Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Dhanaulti Adventure Park Eco Park, Dhanaulti Apple Orchard Resort

With Chamba and Mussoorie in proximity, this little town in Uttarakhand is an offbeat destination located at a height of about 2200 meters above sea level.

Distance from Chandigarh: 233 km

Best Time: September to June

10 Dhanaulti Attractions

22. Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
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Known For : ISKCON Temple Ghaziabad Shipra Mall Drizzling Land Water and Amusement Park

Ghaziabad is situated in the western parts of Uttar Pradesh and in the outskirts of Delhi. Also known as "Gateway of Uttar Pradesh", this city has evolved as one of the most dynamic Industrial cities in the country.

Distance from Chandigarh: 268 km

Best Time: October to December, February to March

14 Ghaziabad Attractions

23. Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh

Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Kinnaur Kailash Trekking to Chaka Suicide Point

The main village of Kinnaur, situated in the Sutlej River Valley, Kalpa is a place to remember and cherish. Known for its many beautiful temples and monasteries, this small town is also famed for its apple orchards.

Distance from Chandigarh: 342 km

Best Time: March to June; October - November

10 Kalpa Attractions

24. Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Chamera Lake Manimahesh Lake Church of Scotland

Minimal human alteration in the topography and environment, and the balanced temperatures of the area make Chamba the perfect destination all year round.

Distance from Chandigarh: 331 km

Best Time: October to June

18 Chamba Attractions

25. Faridabad, Haryana

Faridabad, Haryana
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Known For : Baba Farid's Tomb Camp Dhauj Lake Sri Shirdi Sai baba temple, Faridabad

Faridabad is Haryana's largest city and its major industrial hub as well. Faridabad town is the main part of district Faridabad which has two divisions which are Faridabad and Ballabgarh.

Distance from Chandigarh: 282 km

Best Time: September to December, February to March

17 Faridabad Attractions

26. Chopta, Uttarakhand

Chopta, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Tungnath Temple Deori Tal Tungnath and Chandrashila Trek

Chopta, very simply put, is a trekker cum explorer's heaven. Visit the valley of Chopta for a life altering experience and expand the boundaries of your physical horizon.

Distance from Chandigarh: 367 km

Best Time: March to June

5 Chopta Attractions

27. Guptakashi, Uttarakhand

Guptakashi, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Vishwanath Temple, Guptakashi Manikarnik Kund Ardhanarishwar Temple

A holy town adorned with the many ancient temples and believed to be a part of epic Mahabharata, is a place called Guptkashi.

Distance from Chandigarh: 392 km

Best Time: March to June, September to November

7 Guptakashi Attractions

28. Bhatinda, Punjab

Bhatinda, Punjab
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Known For : Qila Mubarak Rose Garden, Bhatinda Zoological garden

One of the oldest cities of Punjab, Bhatinda is famous as a historical and religious centre dating back to 7000 BC.

Distance from Chandigarh: 224 km

Best Time: October to March

8 Bathinda Attractions

29. Hastinapur, Uttar Pradesh

Hastinapur, Uttar Pradesh
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Known For : Wildlife Sanctuary Ashtapad Jambudweep Jain Tirth

Hastinapur is an ancient town which was the centre to the gloruous tales of the epic Mahabharata and is now an important Jain pilgrimage.

Distance from Chandigarh: 262 km

Best Time: October to March

7 Hastinapur Attractions

30. Chakrata, Uttarakhand

Chakrata, Uttarakhand
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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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 192 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

6 Chakrata Attractions

31. Devprayag, Uttarakhand

Devprayag, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Raghunathji Temple Chandrabadani Temple

Marked by the confluence point of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, Devprayag is a religious hub and is quite popular among tourists coming for pilgrimage or seeking some solitude close to nature.

Distance from Chandigarh: 280 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

3 Devprayag Attractions

32. Gaumukh, Uttarakhand

Gaumukh, Uttarakhand
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One of the holiest lands in Uttarakhand, Gaumukh is thronged by devotees mainly for its serenity and pious mythological history. Gaumukh is not exactly a tourist town or city, but a glacial trekking destination located within Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Distance from Chandigarh: 264 km

Best Time: February to September

1 Gaumukh Attractions

33. Arki, Himachal Pradesh

Arki, Himachal Pradesh
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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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 100 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

9 Arki Attractions

34. Churu, Rajasthan

Churu, Rajasthan
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Known For : Sethani ka Johara Salasar Balaji Tal Chappar Sanctuary

An ancient town, lakes, palaces and forts, an important hindu pilgrimage, the people and rich culture of Rajasthan, Churu is a district with multiple colorful faces of Rajasthan.

Distance from Chandigarh: 373 km

Best Time: November to March

3 Churu Attractions

35. Dudhwa National Park, Uttarakhand

Dudhwa National Park, Uttarakhand
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Dudhwa National Park is all about wildlife, nature and diversity and is a perfect getaway for nature buffs and wildlife lovers.

Distance from Chandigarh: 392 km

Best Time: December to Apr

36. Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
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Known For : Rani Sati Temple Haveli and forts Khetri Mahal

The vacant havelis, carefully engraved architecture which the monuments proudly put to a tourists' display, Jhunjhunu has many stories to interest tourists, specially history enthusiasts.

Distance from Chandigarh: 392 km

Best Time: October to March

5 Jhunjhunu Attractions

37. karnaprayag, Uttarakhand

karnaprayag, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Nandprayag Karnaprayag

Karnaprayag is a a small town in the Chamoli District, located at an elevation of 1,451 metres and is famous for being the confluence of the Alaknanda with Pindari River and is surrounded by various Himalayan Peaks.

Distance from Chandigarh: 379 km

Best Time: October to June

2 karnaprayag Attractions

38. Harsil, Uttarakhand

Harsil, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Dharali Mukhwas Village Sattal

Nestled amid Himalayas and dense cover of pine and deodar with River Bhagirathi gurgling across the area, Harsil is a complete package for vacation makers.

Distance from Chandigarh: 364 km

Best Time: April to October

5 Harsil Attractions

39. Chamba, Uttarakhand

Chamba, Uttarakhand
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Known For : Tehri Dam Surkanda Devi Temple

Far from the mad rush of city life, Chamba is a small town popular for its picturesque views lined with deodar and pine trees, its apple orchards and various temples.

Distance from Chandigarh: 268 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

2 Chamba Attractions

40. Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary

Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
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Nestled in the Aravali Hills over an area of about 800 Sq. Km covering the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, cliffs and rocky landscape, lays the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, now known as The Sariska Tiger Reserve. This area was once a hunting preservation of The Maharaja of Alwar. The Reserve is known for its majestic Royal Bengal Tigers. It is the first tiger reserve to relocate the Tigers (from Ranthambore) successfully. As it lies in the lap of Aravali Hills, it holds an abundant amount of mineral resources like copper.

Distance from Chandigarh: 380 km

41. Wagah Border

Wagah Border
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Wagah Border is the border line running along the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar in Punjab, India, and Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan. People from all across the country visit this place to witness the Beating Retreat Ceremony that is held every day before sunset. This ceremony includes the closing of the international gates and lowering the flags of both the countries. The flag ceremony is conducted by the Indian Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers since 1959.

Distance from Chandigarh: 231 km

42. Damdama Lake

Damdama Lake
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Damdama Lake is an amoeba-shaped natural lake few kilometers south of Gurugram, off the Gurugram-Alwar road. An hour drive away from New Delhi, it has a calm, rural and peaceful vibe about it. Home to over a hundred and ninety species of native and migratory birds, water levels reach as high as fifty feet during monsoons and winters and most of the migratory birds are spotted during these seasons. Damdama lake is the biggest lake in Haryana in advance of three thousand acres and is a perfect place for picnics and on-site training for team-building exercises in addition to being a favorite hangout spot for family outings.

Distance from Chandigarh: 272 km

43. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
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Being one of the many weekend getaways from Delhi, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary witness a lot of footfall especially from the people of neighbouring areas of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Delhi. It is home to a myriad of migratory birds and is a great spot for bird watching, especially during winters. It is situated at a distance of 40 kilometres from Dhaula-Kuan in Delhi on the Gurgaon-Farukh Nagar Road. There are approximately 250 species of birds here during the peak season, like in September. During winters, one can experience an excellent picturesque panorama of various species of birds. This sanctuary is undoubtedly a paradise for the bird watchers.

Distance from Chandigarh: 252 km

44. Malana

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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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 154 km

45. Parvati Valley Trek

Parvati Valley Trek
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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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 139 km

46. Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill
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The popular Magnetic Hill of Ladakh is said to be a gravity hill where vehicles defy the force of gravity and move upwards on the hill when parked at the marked location. The hill lies at a distance of 30 km from the town of Leh, at an elevation of around 14,000 feet above sea level. To the eastern side of the hill flows the Sindhu River, originating in Tibet and is an almost essential stopover for all those who travel to Ladakh. An optical illusion or actuality, the Magnetic Hill in Ladakh has mysterious magnetic properties that draw tourists from across the globe.

Distance from Chandigarh: 386 km

47. Tso Moriri Lake

Tso Moriri Lake
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The lesser known of the many lakes within the Changtang Wildlife sanctuary, Moriri Tso lake is a twin to the Pangong Tso Lake. Located inside the Changtang wildlife sanctuary, this lake offers a scenic place of peace and tranquillity. The water body measures about 28 km in length from north to south, and about 100 feet average in depth. The lake is surrounded by barren hills, with the backdrop of beautiful snow-covered mountains. Since Moriri Tso lake is the lesser known of the two lakes, the crowd frequency is less too. Pangong lake always has many more people and is now crowded with little stalls that sell Maggi and tea. Tucked away in the remotest parts of the country makes this lake a perfect star gazing sight rendering a complete mind-stirring site.

Distance from Chandigarh: 281 km

48. Rural Olympics at Qila Raipur

Rural Olympics at Qila Raipur
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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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 66 km

49. Beas Kund Trek

Beas Kund Trek
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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.

Distance from Chandigarh: 183 km

50. Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass
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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. 

Distance from Chandigarh: 187 km

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