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Weekend Trips from Chandigarh

The metropolitan city of India created post Independence, Chandigarh is an epithet exuberant and lively city which was quintessentially planned with modern architecture and well designed infrastructure.  The weekend getaway from the cosmopolitan city has never been easy as the road facilitates an easy access to myriads of spectacular holiday destinations.

Chandigarh to Shimla

Shimla as a hill station needs no description and is tacit. There can be only a few ardent travelers that have missed this hill station residing in Himachal Pradesh. It has an average altitude of 2400 m above the sea level with an envying climate. The urban forest with unique species temperate to the alpine zone is a peculiarity of the region. The artistic architecture and the magnificence of the mall make it a prime tourist spot.


Dig in to explore the versatile locales this weekend as the options are unique and varied from Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab and Haryana. Be it a family or a couple explorations, none of the destination will let you down at any juncture.

Distance by road: 107 km
Best season: March to October
How to reach:
By Road: It takes 3 hr 14 min to reach the destination. The route taken Chandigarh-Panchkula- Dharampur- Kandaghat- Shimla
By Bus: PUNBUS/ Punjab transport and RSRTC (Rajasthan Road transport) provide the bus services
By Air:  The nearest airports are at Chandigarh and Shimla

Chandigarh to Kasauli

Kasauli is located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.  Kasauli brewery, Kasauli Christ Church, Kasauli Club are the main destination you would not give amiss.

Weekend Trips from Chandigarh to Kasauli

Besides, the gurudwara of Shri Guru Nanak Ji is entrenched in Kasauli for spiritual experiences.

Diastance by road: 57.2 km
Best season: Throughout the year
How to reach:
By Car: It is 1 hr 45 min drive. The route is Chandigarh-Panchkula-Kalkja-Dharampur-Kasauli
By Bus: Regular bus service connect Chandigarh and Kasauli

Chandigarh to Mussoorie

Mussoorie, the Queen of hills in Uttarakhand is 126 km from Chandigarh and is a much touted hill station in the state of Uttarakhand.

Doon Valley Mussorie

Its snow laden mountains offer a picturesque fairyland with an ebullient view of the Doon valley, Roorkee and the Shivalik range.

Distance by road: 201.7 km  
Best season: March to November
How to reach:
By Car: It takes about 5 hr 13 min via NH 7
By Air: Direct Flight is available from Delhi to Dehra Dun and Mussoorie is just half an hour distance from Mussoorie

Chandigarh to Parwanoo

Parwanno is in the state of Himachal Pradesh.  A hill station that the newly married couples has fervor for; Parwanno is renowned for the Timber Trail resorts. These are two resorts on opposite hills with a connection of cable car that takes 5-8 minutes to reach.


Distance by road: 30.1 km
Best season: Throughout the year
How to reach:
By Road: It takes 59 min from Chandigarh
By Train: Kalka, located 2.49 km away is the nearest railway station
By Bus: There are regular bus services that connect Chandigarh and Parwanno

Chandigarh to Mashobra

Mashobra is 129 km from Chandigarh in the state of Himachal Pradesh. One of the two presidential Retreats resides within Mashobra where the honorable President visits once in a year. The retreat is exclusively a wooden structure manufactured in 1850.


Mashobra is known as a holiday destination with Carignano, a picnic spot hardly 3 kms from Mashobra which is enjoyed by the families to the hilt. Apart from these, Mashobra is an integral part of Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary and is home to versatile flora and fauna. 

Distance by road: 122.8 km
Best season: April to October
How to reach:
By Car: Chandigarh-Pinjaur-Waknaghat-Taradevi-Mashobra is the route taken in car whoch takes around 3 hr 45 min 
By Train: The nearest station is in Shimla which is 7 km away

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