4 Places in Chandigarh To Explore The Best Of Natureby Jatin Sharma Writer
Since we will eventually be talking about Chandigarh, we would like you to take you a little back in time. Perhaps some 50 years ago when Chandigarh wasn’t the typically planned city that we see today but a swathing land of approximately 50 villages. Majorly, it was a culmination of many vast farmlands that still continues to contribute to its fertile and green tapestry.
All thanks to Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, the city is currently considered the most planned city in entire India and rightly so. Truth be told, if there is one city that exudes the calmness of a small town and chaos of a big city at the same time, then it has to be Chandigarh. Though it is slowly becoming a hub of many clubs, pubs, and industrial centres, it is the natural beauty of the city that makes people flock to this touristy place.
Besides its lovely food courts, posh roads, amazing shopping places, and iconic sector-17, the city also has many hill stations in its vicinity. Also, the city beautiful happens to be a gateway to many lovely hill stations in Uttarakhand and Himachal.
In case, we have already triggered your imagination to travel this place anytime soon, here are 5 places in and around Chandigarh that are ought to be explored by nature lover.
Barog is a little lesser known hill stations near Chandigarh and that’s what makes it a tempting visit. The place falls on the Chandigarh-Shimla route and seldom visited by travellers because it is situated right on the hill-top. The place showcases some stunning views of nearby lakes and cloud-covered hills that are sure to give a visual treat to your eyes.
In case you are staying at one of the best business hotels in Chandigarh and wish to get a break from the monotony of work, Rock Garden is the place to be. Entirely made from waste and used material, this place exudes creativity in its every nook and corner. There is a high chance of you getting inspired to recycle stuff on a daily basis once you visit this place.
Kasauli is perhaps the most famous hill station near Chandigarh and it is just two hours away. If you are someone who has a penchant for trekking and cable-cars then this is the place to be. There is a sense of serenity in Kasauli’s aura that would make you feel at peace. Some of the major attractions of this place are Monkey Point, Christ Church, and Gilbert Nature Trail.
Morni Hills, Haryana
This one is the only hill station in Haryana and just a few kilometers away from Chandigarh. If you are staying at a hotel in Chandigarh near Airport, this place is going to be nearby. Renowned for its two lakes situated near the hillside, Morni Hills is a perfect place to have a family picnic. A quick trip to this place during scorching summer heat can uplift your mind, body, and spirit.
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