Chandigarh – the City Beautiful – is one of those places around Delhi that needs little introduction. The capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana, together with the surrounding towns of Panchkula, Morni, & Pinjore, is one of the best-planned cities of the country. Not only is the city a delightful place for students & elderly, it also serves as a gateway to many more destinations for people coming from Delhi and around.
Attractions: Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Pinjore Garden, Elante Mall, Sector 17 Market, Chokhi Dhani in Panchkula, boating in Sukhna Lake, boating & picnicking at Morni hills, and riding a cable car at Timber Trail
Best time to visit: September to March
Distance from Delhi: 260 km
How to reach
By air: Chandigarh International Airport is well-connected to many important cities of India.
By rail: The railway station in Chandigarh caters to train coming from several major & minor towns of the country.
By road: Regular buses & cabs are available to & from Delhi and cities of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Rajasthan, etc.