You can plan an adventurous weekend from Chandigarh to the states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal and Rajasthan. Kasauli, Parwanoo and Lansdowne are prominent places for weekend retreats and are known for their scenic beauty, sublime climate and winter sports. Hill stations such as Dalhousie, Dharamshala and Chail also appeal to honeymoon couples or those planning to spend their anniversary away from the city of Chandigarh.
Nalagarh in Himachal Pradesh and Morni Hills are off beat destinations that can offer you a tranquil holiday. Vaishno Devi is a pilgrimage center in Jammu and Kashmir that is easily accessible from Chandigarh and is a 6 hours drive. Other religious places are Rohro, Paonta Sahib and Rupnagar in Punjab. For golf lovers, Naldehra is a lovely place on the way to Shimla. Discovered by the British, Naldehra has the oldest 9-hole golf course in the country. Wildlife enthusiasts can tour the Corbett National Park.
Indian Holiday offers online information on top weekend getaways from Chandigarh within driving distance of 100-500km.