Chandigarh, the greenest city of India

Chandigarh has the reputation for being the first planned city of India and along that is also known for its greenery and the well maintained natural resources. One can find a perfect blend of the Punjabi culture and tradition as well as a glimpse of modernization in this city. The cities outdoors are beautiful and will steal your heart away with all beautiful lakes and gardens.

The city was designed by a world renowned prodigy, Le Corbusier. His architecture consists of 47 sectors which are surrounded with natural bliss. The city is mostly known for its gardens and houses some of the most famous gardens in India. 

Chandigarh is a great city to visit for one and all, but most importantly it is also a hub to all the beautiful hill stations and cities that are in its close proximity. Some of them are:


Kasauli:
It lies on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla and hence is just 58.1kms away from the main city of Chandigarh. The city is away from the hustle-bustle of the cities surrounding it and one can enjoy a laid back as well as a peaceful vacation over here. 

It is a small town in Himachal which lies on a relatively lower edge of the Himalayas. It is situated in the midst of the forests filled with pine and cedar trees. The city is filled with buildings that resemble the Victorian era. These buildings were once built by the Britishers who used to reside here before Independence. 

Monkey point: This is the highest point that is present in this town. This site also has a Lord Hanuman’s temple. 

Apart from the religious angle and the story attached to it, the place also offers one and all a picturesque view of the whole city. One can also see have a bird’s eye view of other cities that are in the surrounding of this city as well. One can hire Chandigarh to Kasauli taxi and get to this place.




Morni Hills:
This city is just mere 45 kms away from the city of Chandigarh and is one of the lesser known places to visit in India. It is a settlement by the lake which is situated in the middle of two lakes. The beauty of the place is mesmerizing wherein, one can enjoy a day without the noise and the rush of the city life. 

The place is also a Photographers delight and is very famous for photo shoots. Its soothing natural beauty brings peace to all the travelers. It is especially and ideal destination for weekend gateways and one hire a Chandigarh to Morni Hills taxi to get to this place.


Shimla:
Over the years, it has gained the status of being India’s favorite hill station. It is also the capital city of Himachal Pradesh and impresses all with its beautiful locations and scenery. The city is situated at the height of 2200m and is filled with beautiful forests filled with a wide range of flora and fauna.

This used to be the summer capital of the Bruisers i.e. British India. One needs to visit the Mall road, Jankhu temple, and the ridge among the various other places in Shimla. There is also a toy train that goes from Shimla to Kalka and one can enjoy the view of the valleys on this ride.

The city has a little bit of British touch all around it and one can also see influences from the Scottish architecture on its own. This city is a mere 113kms away from Chandigarh and one can hire a Chandigarh to Shimla cabs and get to this place.

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