Chandigarh : Best Weekend Getaway Near Delhi

Chandigarh , the capital of both Haryana and Punjab is a perfect weekend getaway near Delhi for almost all tourists from Delhi . It is just 300 kilometers from Delhi , it has several sightseeing places , tourist attractions , food joints and other facilities that support tourism like ample lodging space and good connectivity from Delhi and NCR . Chandigarh is among the m0st developed regions in India it has the highest per capita income , it is among the cleanest places and is the first planned city in India post independence . Chandigarh has huge array of tourist attractions that depict the history and culture making it a perfect weekend getaway near Delhi .

How to reach Chandigarh from Delhi ? Chandigarh is around 285 kilometers from Delhi , which takes around 4-5 hours via road . There are several Deluxe and Government buses that ply between Delhi and Chandigarh , ticket price ranges from rupees 400 to 600 depending on the bus . Similarly you can hire a private taxi which will cost around rupees 3500 upwards depending on the type of vehicle .[adrotate group=”1″]

Chandigarh is also connected from Delhi via rail and air . Apart from Shatabdi several other express trains run between the two cities . Also there are several flights between Delhi and Chandigarh on daily basis with tickets costing  around rupees 2000 .

Sightseeing in Chandigarh :-  It is famous for its museums , galleries and art . Some of the famous ones are Government Museum and Art Gallery in Sector 10 , International Dolls Museum ,The Capitol designed by Le Corbusier and Rock Garden built using waste materials.

Among other natural sightseeing tourist attractions are Botanical Garden , Rose Garden and Sukhna Lake which is good for boating . it also has a plethora of eateries famous for its Punjabi food . Also there are several showrooms of high class brands . Even roaming around in Chandigarh is fun due to open space on roads and a good architecture of the city which is also pollution free .

You can visit Chandigarh throughout the year due to its cool weather even during summers . It is a favourite weekend getaways near Delhi for couples and students in Delhi & NCR .  Read more about Chandigarh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandigarh

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