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1. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

4.2 /5 View 24+ photos

115 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 3 - 13 ° C

Known For : The Ridge Kufri Tattapani

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. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

4.5 /5 View 11+ photos

291 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: -8 - 2 ° C

Known For : Solang Valley Rohtang Pass Adventure Activities in Manali

Nestled at one end of the Kullu Valley, Manali is a hill station with attraction such as the Rohtang pass nearby and is popular among tourists, especially during summers.

Best Time: October to June

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3. Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

4.3 /5 View 19+ photos

247 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 5 - 12 ° C

Known For : Bhagsu Falls Namgyal Monastery Tsuglagkhang Complex

Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers and with a heavy Tibetan culture with British influence.

Best Time: October to June

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4. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

3.8 /5 View 31+ photos

208 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 5 - 15 ° C

Known For : Lal Tibba Lake Mist Kempty Falls

Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft., Mussoorie is a popular hill station famous for its colonial heritage and its religious sites.

Best Time: September to June

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5. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

4.3 /5 View 37+ photos

214 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 8 - 21 ° C

Known For : Rafting in Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula Triveni Ghat

Situated along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga, Rishikesh on the foothills of Himalayas is the hub of many ancient temples, popular cafes, yoga ashrams and adventure sports.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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6. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

4.2 /5 View 14+ photos

273 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: -1 - 10 ° C

Known For : Kheerganga Trek Trekking in Kasol Tosh

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.

Best Time: October to June

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7. Nainital, Uttarakhand

4.3 /5 View 36+ photos

442 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 5 - 15 ° C

Known For : Eco Cave Gardens Naini Lake Naina Devi Temple

Nainital with its beautiful lakes, temples and exotic scenery around is the perfect honeymoon paradise nestled in the arms of Kumaon Hills.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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8. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

4.0 /5 View 11+ photos

326 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 4 - 14 ° C

Known For : Khajjiar Satdhara Falls Panchpula

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

Best Time: Throughout the year

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9. Delhi

4.2 /5 View 67+ photos

291 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 10 - 25 ° C

Known For : Humayun's Tomb Hauz Khas Village Qutub Minar

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'.

Best Time: October to March

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10. Auli, Uttarakhand

4.0 /5 View 12+ photos

226 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: -2 - 8 ° C

Known For : Skiing in Auli Gurso Bugyal View Points

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

Best Time: Throughout the year

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11. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

3.7 /5 View 22+ photos

53 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 6 - 17 ° C

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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12. Haridwar, Uttarakhand

3.6 /5 View 40+ photos

201 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 7 - 22 ° C

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.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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13. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh

4.3 /5 View 15+ photos

324 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 4 - 13 ° C

Known For : Adventure Activities in Khajjiar Khajjiar lake Kalatop wildlife sanctuary

Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town near Dalhousie which provides tourists a unique combination of forests, lakes and pastures.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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14. Amritsar, Punjab

4.3 /5 View 44+ photos

231 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 6 - 23 ° C

Known For : Golden Temple Wagah Border Jallianwala Bagh

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

Best Time: October to March

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15. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

3.5 /5 View 31+ photos

246 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 6 - 17 ° C

Known For : Library of Tibetan Works and Archives Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Dharamshala International Film Festival 2019 St. John in the Wilderness Church War Memorial

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

Best Time: October to June

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16. Agra, Uttar Pradesh

4.2 /5 View 145+ photos

458 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 9 - 25 ° C

Known For : Taj Mahal Fatehpur Sikri Agra Fort

Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, Taj Mahal, Agra is a sneak peek into the architectural history with other structures such as Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri and hence makes for a must visit for anyone living in or visiting India.

Best Time: October to March

17. Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

3.6 /5 View 23+ photos

252 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 3 - 15 ° C

Known For : Rafting in Manali Great Himalayan National Park Bijli Mahadev Temple

Kullu, a popular tourist destination generally coupled with Manali, is an open valley with panoramic views and majestic hills covered with Deodar and Pine trees.

Best Time: October to June

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18. Dehradun, Uttarakhand

3.3 /5 View 34+ photos

170 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 7 - 21 ° C

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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19. Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh

4.0 /5 View 7+ photos

115 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: -3 - 6 ° C

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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20. Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh

3.2 /5 View 14+ photos

181 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 0 - 9 ° C

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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21. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

3.8 /5 View 17+ photos

310 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 7 - 16 ° C

Known For : Bhulla Lake Tip N Top St. John's Church

Lansdowne at an altitude of 1,706 mt on a hillock is famous for its pristine Himalayan beauty, oak and pine forests, snow-covered peaks and lovely fresh air.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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22. Chail, Himachal Pradesh

3.1 /5 View 10+ photos

103 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 4 - 15 ° C

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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23. Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh

4.0 /5 View 11+ photos

252 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 5 - 16 ° C

Known For : Paragliding in Bir Billing Hand gliding Nature Walks and meditation at Sherab Ling Monastery

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

Best Time: Throughout the year

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24. Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

3.5 /5 View 9+ photos

315 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 6 - 20 ° C

Known For : Mussoorie Tehri Dam Trekking in Tehri Garhwal

The Hindu Mythology and legends seemed to have showered Tehri Garhwal with several spiritual significances.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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25. Kanatal, Uttarakhand

3.5 /5 View 6+ photos

251 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 2 - 15 ° C

Known For : New Tehri Dhanaulti Kodia Jungle

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

Best Time: Throughout the year

26. Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh

4.0 /5 View 6+ photos

124 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 2 - 12 ° C

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

27. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

3.7 /5 View 32+ photos

351 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 8 - 21 ° C

Known For : Jungle Safari, Corbett National Park Elephant Ride in Corbett National Park Corbett Waterfall

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.

Best Time: Mid October to Mid June

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28. Tattapani, Himachal Pradesh

3.3 /5 View 27+ photos

158 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 4 - 19 ° C

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

29. Shoghi, Himachal Pradesh

3.8 /5 View 7+ photos

101 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 4 - 14 ° C

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

30. Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

3.3 /5 View 15+ photos

261 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 4 - 15 ° C

Known For : Tashi Jong Monastery Tea gardens in Palampur Saurabh Van Vihar

With pine and deodar forests and tea gardens encircling the town and numerous streams pouring in, Palampur is known for the enchanting combination of water and greenery.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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31. Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

3.1 /5 View 11+ photos

227 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 7 - 19 ° C

Known For : 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.

Best Time: September to June

32. Sangla, Himachal Pradesh

4.0 /5 View 14+ photos

332 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: -8 - 2 ° C

Known For : Sangla Meadow Bering Nag temple Chitkul

One of the most charming valleys in the whole Kinnaur District, Sangla Valley is a perfect getaway from the hustle bustle of the swarming cities.

Best Time: April to June, September to December

33. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

3.1 /5 View 49+ photos

67 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 6 - 15 ° C

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

34. Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh

3.0 /5 View 14+ photos

244 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 3 - 16 ° C

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

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.

Best Time: Throughout the year

35. Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

3.8 /5 View 13+ photos

324 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 5 - 16 ° C

Known For : Dodital Lake Nachiketa Lake Dodital Dayara Pass Trek

Uttarkashi is one of the most popular religious district in Uttarakhand. Two of the Four Holy Shrines of Hindu mythology, of the 'Char Dham' are situated here, as is the chief source of the holiest river of Hinduism, the Ganges.

Best Time: March to June, September to November

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36. Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand

3.2 /5 View 12+ photos

234 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 2 - 15 ° C

Known For : Surkhanda Devi Temple 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.

Best Time: September to June

37. Manikaran Sahib, Himachal Pradesh

3.3 /5 View 17+ photos

277 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: -3 - 6 ° C

Known For : Hot Springs in Manikaran Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara Kulant Pith

Manikaran is a small hilly town close to Kullu and Manali, famous for its temples, gurudwaras and the hot springs.

Best Time: October to June

38. Vaishno Devi, Jammu & Kashmir

4.3 /5 View 11+ photos

394 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 6 - 15 ° C

Known For : Vaishno Devi Temple, Vaishno Devi Ardh Kuwari Cave Bhairavnath Temple, Vaishno Devi

Located in Trikuta hills 13 Kms from Katra at a height of 1560 m above sea level with shimmering clouds and thinning air, this town is the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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39. Chakrata, Uttarakhand

3.3 /5 View 12+ photos

193 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 2 - 15 ° C

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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40. Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

3.7 /5 View 19+ photos

475 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 3 - 15 ° C

Known For : Chaubatia Orchards Jhula Devi Temple Majhkhali

Ranikhet meaning Queen's farm, is a hill station developed by the Britishers around ancient temples, undulating Himalayan hills and forests.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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41. Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir

3.6 /5 View 10+ photos

346 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 7 - 23 ° C

Known For : Bahu Fort Mubarak Mandi Palace Mansar Lake

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.

Best Time: September to March

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42. Devprayag, Uttarakhand

3.0 /5 View 23+ photos

281 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 4 - 22 ° C

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.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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43. Hemkund Sahib

3.1 /5

269 kms from Chandigarh

Nestled amid the Himalayan Ranges, Sri Hemkunt Sahib is a sacred pilgrimage revered by thousands of Sikhs every year. Literally meaning 'Lake of Snow', this highest Gurudwara in the world is perched at an altitude of 4329 m above the sea level and lies in the backdrop of snow - clad mountains.

44. Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir

3.5 /5 View 9+ photos

412 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 3 - 12 ° C

Known For : Nathatop Paragliding in Patnitop Skiing in Patnitop

With endless meadows lined with towering pine trees and panoramic views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas, Patnitop is a perfect place to experience nature at its best.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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45. Solang Valley

4.6 /5 View 6+ photos

179 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 f...

46. Beas Kund Trek

4.4 /5

184 kms from Chandigarh

Other than being famous a tourist destination, Manali is also the way to one of the most undertaken treks - the Beas Kund Trek. This trek is a perfect weekend getaway plan which takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Get a chance to feast your eyes on the outstanding views of Pi...

47. Rohtang Pass

4.4 /5 View 5+ photos

187 kms from Chandigarh

When planning a trip to Manali, a day off to the vista point of Rohtang Pass 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 met...

48. Madhyamaheshwar, Uttarakhand

3.4 /5 View 20+ photos

280 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: -3 - 4 ° C

Known For : Madhyamaheshwar Temple Kanchani Tal Budha Madhyamaheshwar

Situated at an altitude of 3265 m above the sea level, Madhyamaheshwar has spiritual vibes oozing out of it which are difficult to ignore.

Best Time: May to October

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49. Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

3.4 /5 View 11+ photos

346 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 8 - 18 ° C

Known For : Chaukhamba Viewpoint Kandoliya Khirsu

Pauri Garhwal is a paradise with snow covered Himalayan peaks and thick cover of lush green forests.

Best Time: April to June, September to October

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50. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

3.8 /5 View 25+ photos

410 kms from Chandigarh Current Weather: 9 - 24 ° C

Known For : Lathmar Holi Govardhan Hill Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple

Supposed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, Mathura is a city located on the banks of river Yamuna and draws flocks of Hindu tourists every year looking to visit the numerous temples in the city.

Best Time: October to March

51. Parvati Valley Trek

4.2 /5 View 9+ photos

140 kms from Chandigarh

Regarded as one of the most challenging treks in the northern Himalayan region, Parvati Valley 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 no...

52. Pin Valley National Park

4.2 /5

175 kms from Chandigarh

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 ...

53. Kheerganga Trek

4.2 /5 View 10+ photos

157 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 ...

54. Sarahan

4.2 /5 View 15+ photos

130 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 ...

55. Tosh

4.2 /5 View 12+ photos

151 kms from Chandigarh

Popular for its cannabis plantations, the tranquil village of Tosh is just another example of the unparalleled natural beauty that Himachal Pradesh 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...

56. Hanuman Chatti

4.1 /5 View 9+ photos

157 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 240...

57. Trekking in Great Himalayan National Park

4.1 /5

148 kms from Chandigarh

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.

58. Janki Chatti

4.1 /5 View 11+ photos

160 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, Ja...

59. Prashar Lake Trek

4.1 /5 View 8+ photos

118 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 h...

Weekend Getaways From Chandigarh