Tired of the regular routine, pilled up with a lot of work but unable to concentrate or feeling exhausted after a fussy week, and the best cure at such moments is to just pack your bags, drag a couple of companions, and head out straight on the road. Our city beautiful is surrounded by the bordering beauty of Himachal Pradesh which is an added feature to its all so lively lifestyle. There are a number of lush and ostentatious resorts outlining every nook and cranny of the city for a perfect weekend retreat. Here, we provide you a list of all the resorts around the city to enjoy the company of your loved ones and discover a refreshed self.
Moksha, Timber Trail
Offering a truly breathtaking experience, Moksha Timber Trail situated at Parwanoo is the most popular resort around Chandigarh. Moksha boasts of splendid scenic views and offers a great blend of beauty, luxury and modern amenities. If all that you are looking for is a relaxing weekend than this place is perfect to relax and rejuvenate yourself.
Distance from Chandigarh: 35 km; 41 minutes drive
Head to: National Highway 22, Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh
Call at: 01792 232 340
Tariff: INR 4,900 per night
What’s Special: The ropeway to enjoy the majestic views of verdant pine woods and the leisurely flowing Kaushalya River, located in the foothills of Shivalik Range.
Golden Tulip is a four-star luxury resort located at Morni Road. The hotel’s prime location, its supreme surroundings, and the serene calm, all add to make this resort the most preferred one. Golden Tulip offers luxurious amenities and facilities to its visitors. The place is perfect to have a family get together.
Distance from Chandigarh: 18 km; a 30 minutes drive
Head to: Morni Road, Panchkula
Call at: 01733 255 041
Tariff: INR 3,200 per night
What’s Special: Breakfast with an amazing view at Patio Terrasse; and relaxing massages at the Ambient Spa.
Away from the crowd and city bustle, Kasauli Resort is a perfect resort to spend a calm and relaxing weekend. Located midway to Shimla and Chandigarh, the Kasauli Resort showcases the relics of the erstwhile British Raj. The place is aesthetically designed and offers a wide range of services.
Distance from Chandigarh: 55 km; 1 hr 37 minutes drive
Head to: Village Nalwa, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
Call at: 01792 273 651
Tariff: INR 6,200 per night
What’s Special: Temptations – the English style restaurant with a view; a well-stocked bar; romantic terrace dining; plenty of outdoor and indoor games and activities for kids as well as adults.
Located at village Nadiali, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Aura Vaseela is a beautiful and ethnic Rural heritage resort with a rustic Charm. The Place has a magical aura. Aura Vaseela is a small village like setup with six luxurious rooms in the main complex, independent pool-side cottage room, and eight deluxe rooms.
Distance from Chandigarh: 8 km; 22 minutes drive
Head to: Village Nadiali, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Mohali
Call at: 93561 21250
Tariff: INR 2,899 per night
What’s Special: Authentic Punjabi Cuisines in Hut-K Restaurant and Bar
Lush green acres of verdant beauty, Calm and quiet environment and Cool Mountain Breeze. If that’s on your mind, Barog Heights is the best pick amongst resorts near Chandigarh. Barog Heights is a must visit place for all the nature lovers.
Distance from Chandigarh: 60 km; 1 hr 50 minutes drive
Head to: Kalka Shimla Highway, Barog, Himachal Pradesh
Call at: 01792 238 861
Tariff: INR 3,851 per night
What’s Special: located in the midst hills and valleys, offers breath taking views of Himalayas.
Placed at a distance of 60 Km from Chandigarh, Surya Villas is an eclectic blend of traditionalism with modernity. A feel of cool mountain breeze with an impeccably clean environment is what makes it a must visit place.
Distance from Chandigarh: 60 km; 1 hr 46 minutes drive
Head to: Kumarhatti-Nahan Road, Solan, Gandhi Gram, Himachal Pradesh
Call at: 011 4764 0200
Tariff: INR 10,000 per night
What’s Special: The Himalayan Glamping (luxurious camping) experience, which includes indulgent spas and rejuvenation therapies, mud baths, and facilities like steam, sauna, and Jacuzzi.
Forest Hill Resort
Forest Hill Resort is a unique concept conceived on the unprecedented scale of grandeur. Nestled in village Karoran of Mohali, this place is a perfect blend of lush green plantation along with the shimmering azure blue of the strategically placed lakes. The green backdrop coupled with all the modern amenities is what makes this place a true definition of secluded luxury.
Distance from Chandigarh: 14 km; 30 minutes drive
Head to: Village Karoran, Near Punjab Engineering College, Mohali
Call at: o172 523 1111
Tariff: INR 3,000 per night
What’s Special: Adventure Zone, Golf Club, Club House and dining, Games and sports