7 Places to visit over this weekend from Chandigarh

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  • Yadavindra Gardens : Yadavindra Gardens also known as Pinjore garden due to its location and  is a 17th century magnificent  Mughal garden. It is known for its beauty and attracts many tourists. Ideal for small picnics with family and friends. Buses and cabs are easily available from Chandigarh, Manimajra & Panchkula. Distance: 22 kms from Chandigarh.

    Yadavindra Gardens
    View at Night


  • Jangeshu Paradise valley resort: Just a few kms drive from kalka (Haryana) taking the old Kasauli road you will tumble upon the resort. Good place to hangout with friends. Distance: 46 kms from Chandigarh.
Paradise valley resort Jangeshu
Small river inside the resort
  • Dagshai Jail Museum: This is a lesser known Jail Museum and is near to Kasauli. Timings : 10 am to 12 am & 2 pm to 4 pm. Gandhi Ji also spent a year in this jail during the British era. Distance: 55 kms from Chandigarh.
  • Kasauli Chruch: If you are looking for some peace, then this is the place where you should be this weekend. Distance: 58 kms from Chandigarh.

Kasauli Church

  • Bon Monastery Solan: My favorite and the entire place looks like a little piece of Tibet. Distance : 79 kms from Chandigarh.

Menri Monastery Solan

  • Chail Palace: Chail Palace or Maharaja’s Palace was built in 1891. Distance: 106 kms from Chandigarh.

Chail Palace

  • Viceregal Lodge Shimla: Viceregal lodge or The Rashtrapati Niwas is a architectural gem . Formely it was the residence of British Viceroy of India.Timings : open till 4 pm and closed on Monday. Distance: 111 kms from Chandigarh.
Viceregal Lodge Shimla
Viceregal Lodge Shimla or the Indian Institute of advanced studies Shimla

Have a nice weekend….bye for now..

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