Weekend Tours from Chandigarh

People in Chandigarh, just like people anywhere else, need the weekend to refresh, relax and rejuvenate. The body & mind complain about the continued monotony of the weekend, asking for an escape. The best way of doing that is planning a weekend getaway with our weekend packages which cover the best places at unbeatable rates. From hill stations to adventure destinations, our weekend tours in Chandigarh have covered it all, offering you a wide range of choice!

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Weekend Getaways from Chandigarh

While there are several tourist attractions perfect for a weekend getaway in the state of Chandigarh itself, there are other weekend holiday options from Chandigarh which are located close to states like Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Plan a long getaway, consisting of 4 days or more, or a short getaway consisting of 2-3 days. You also have the option of planning a weekend holiday plan from Chandigarh, located between 100-600 kilometers, both in Chandigarh and states surrounding it.

Plan a holiday with your family, friend or as a couple, as our weekend getaway packages are suitable for everyday. Another reason why you should select us for planning a weekend holiday is the amount of choices we provide.

We also offer you the option of customizing a particular weekend package to suit your requirements.

Top 10 Weekend Destinations from Chandigarh

  • Rishikesh
  • Haridwar
  • Mussoorie
  • Manali
  • Shimla
  • Dharamshala
  • Dalhousie
  • Kasauli
  • Lansdowne
  • Kasol

Best Hill Stations Near Chandigarh Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Manali : Manali is an ideal hill station getaway for a destination within 300 kilometers. It attracts adventure enthusiasts with sports like rafting & paragliding, and sightseeing places like Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass.
  • Kasauli : Plan a short weekend getaway to Kasauli located just 57 kilometers away. Dotted with colonial era houses, orchards, 19th century Christ Church & other sightseeing attractions like Mall Road & Money Point.
  • Shimla : There cannot be a better hill station getaway than Shimla for families & for couples. Explore the colonial era heritage, enjoy the panoramic sights and hang out at the Mall Road.
  • Dharamshala : Plan a weekend trip from Chandigarh to Dharamshala to observe the different facets of Tibetan Buddhism. Visit Namgyal Monastery & other sightseeing places along with various adventure activities.
  • Dalhousie : Dalhousie should be your choice for weekend getaways within 400 kilometers to enjoy the snowfall during winters, explore the colonial era buildings, trekking & enjoy spectacular views.
  • Mussoorie : Mussoorie is famous for its scenic beauty, snowdressed mountain peaks & sightseeing opportunities with places like Lal Tibba, Gun Hill, Municipal Gardens and Kempty Falls.

Popular Adventure Getaways Near Chandigarh Worth Visiting On Weekends

  • Rishikesh : Rishikesh, located almost 243 kilometers, should be your first choice when planning an adventure getaway as you can enjoy white water rafting, bungee jumping, cliff jumping & flying fox.
  • Kasauli : Situated just 59 kilometers from Chandigarh, Kasauli attracts adventure enthusiasts with several kinds of adventure activities like trekking, horse climbing and horse riding.
  • Kasol : Trekking and camping lovers should make their way to Kasol, located within 300 kilometers from Chandigarh. It is also a haven for backpackers and starting point of many famous treks.
  • Manali : A serious adventure freak will choose Manali for the wide range of adventure activities available. Some of these are trekking, camping, paragliding, river rafting and mountain biking.

Popular Pilgrimage Destinations Near Chandigarh Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Amritsar : Travel to Amritsar to seek the blessings of the Almighty & have a profound spiritual experience at the Golden Temple and Durgiana Mandir, whose architecture resembles the Golden Temple.
  • Haridwar : Watch the spectacular Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri, and visit the other famous temples in Haridwar like Chandi Devi, Mansa Devi, Maya Devi and Makarvahini. Bharat Mata Mandir, dedicated to Mother India, is also located here.
  • Rishikesh : Revered by the Hindus as a pilgrimage site, it serves as a base to the holy Char Dham Yatra. Located almost 236 kilometers from Chandigarh, it’s top attractions are Triveni Ghat, Rishikund, Ram Jhula & Swarg Ashram.

Best Wildlife Destinations from Chandigarh Worth Visiting On Weekends

  • Corbett National Park : Corbett National Park is ideal when you are looking for a 2-3 days wildlife tour from Chandigarh. The oldest national park in India, its prime attraction is the Royal Bengal Tiger.
  • Rajaji National Park : Rajaji National Park is one of the best places to visit from Chandigarh for a wildlife holiday. Apart from Royal Bengal Tiger & other mammals, it’s home to over 500 resident & migratory birds.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the best things to do near Chandigarh on a weekend trip?

Some of the best things to do near Chandigarh on a weekend trip are spotting the wildife at Corbett National Park, trying out adventure sports & experiencing spirituality at Rishikesh & spending a romantic vacation in Shimla.

Q. What are the best places to visit near Chandigarh within a distance 200-500 km?

The best places to visit near Chandigarh within a distance of 200-500 km are Shimla, Amritsar, Manali, Rishikesh, Kasol and Haridwar.

Q. What the best wildlife weekend trips from Chandigarh?

The best wildlife weekend trips from Chandigarh are to Corbett National Park and Rajaji National Park, both of them located in Uttarakhand.

Q. What are the best getaways around Chandigarh for a weekend escape with family?

The best getaways around Chandigarh for a weekend escape with family are Kasauli, Dharamshala, Amritsar and Rishikesh.