Hill Stations In Punjab: 4 Top Punjab Hill Station List

Hill Stations In Punjab: 4 Top Punjab Hill Station List That You Should Not Miss

The stress and monotony of daily life gets to the best of us making it necessary to take short breaks. Daily stressful life and the monotony of it has made it necessary to take short breaks. Splendid and mesmerizing hill stations are a great option if you are looking for a weekend getaway from Punjab. Punjab is a city brimming with a number of developing areas for tourists and expeditions in the vicinity.  Good connectivity via roads and railways make way for exploring nearby tourists spots that offer serenity and also calms you.

4 Amazing Hill Stations In & Near Punjab – 2019 List

Hill Stations in Punjab Region Distance from City
Panchkula Hill Station Near Mohali 20 Kms
Parwanoo Hill Station Near Amritsar 245 Kms
Barog Hill Station Near Chandigarh 60 Kms
Nalagarh Hill Station Near Chandigarh 48 Kms

 


Hill Stations In Punjab: Complete Guide for Best Hill Station In & Near Punjab

1. Panchkula

Panchkula is a beautiful hill-city which houses a giant hill named ‘Morni Hills’ and it is the prime attraction of a number of tourists who are looking for some adventure to spice up their lives. It offers boating and trekking amidst a lush green environment and serene lakes. Panchkula is also known as ‘the city of 5 canals’ and it offers a tranquil environment where you can have a great time with your friends and famiy.

Panchkula

Distance from Patiala: 66.5 km

Why Visit: Nature Walks | Trekking Trail | Refreshing Trips

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Take a drive or hire a cab towards this beautiful destination. Do not forget to stop by the roadside famous dhabas and taste Punjabi cuisine while visiting the place.

Route from Patiala: Take Rajpura Road and turn towards NH7 in Urban Estate Phase II. Turn towards Ram Mandir and reach your destination.

Average Cab Fare: ₹1000-₹2000 (one-way trip)

Cost of driving to the city: ₹500-₹1500 (one-way trip)

By Train

  • Barmar-Kalka Express
  • Udyan Abha Toofan Express

Places To Visit and Things to do in Panchkula

  • Trek to the famous Morni Hill trail
  • Take a stroll in the Pinjore Garden
  • Visit the opulent Ramgarh Fort to admire the culture of Chandels
  • If you’re a religious person, visit Mansa Devi Temple

Best Hotels in Panchkula

  • Holiday Inn
  • WelcomHotel Bella Vista
  • Ana Clarks Inn
  • Golden Tulip
  • Tikkar Taal Resort

2. Parwanoo

Parwanoo is the most mesmerizing but unexplored hill station near Punjab. The place’s main attractions are cable car rides, hiking and timber trail trekking. Parwanoo lies near Kalka just 50 km away from Panchkula where you can have a memorable experience. Scenic beauty, daring adventures and the travel through ropeway towards Parwanoo is a delight with your loved ones. Deep gorges and mountain tops that you can see while travelling through the ropeway is an unforgettable experience.

Parwanoo

Distance from Patiala: 91.4 km

Why Visit: Nature Walks | Trekking Trail | Relaxing Trips

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Parwanoo can be reached through a newly built bypass road from Pinjore to Parwanoo which makes it easier to travel via car, cab, taxi or bus.

Route from Patiala: Take Rajpura Road and turn towards NH7 in Urban Estate Phase II. Turn towards Shimla Road in Himachal and continue on Kalka-Shimla road. Drive to Bhoj Nagar and reach the destination.

Average Cab Fare: ₹2000-₹3000

Average cost of driving to the city: ₹1500-₹2000

Places To Visit and Things to do in Parwanoo

  • Trek to the famous Timber trail
  • Take a stroll in the Fruit Orchids
  • Visit the opulent Gorkha Fort to admire the culture
  • If you’re a religious person, visit Kali Mata Temple

Best Hotels in Parwanoo

  • Hotel Paradise
  • Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort
  • Hotel Navrang
  • Hotel Saakar and restaurant

3. Barog

Barog is a small and unexplored hill station in Chandigarh near Shimla-Kalka highway. It is less crowded and away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The beautiful landscape is very attractive and this place has a royal aura as people from the royal families used to stop for a lavish lunch. The Barog tunnel is known as a haunted place which you should not miss out on.

Barog

Distance from Patiala: 115.4 km

Why Visit: Adventure Trips | Heritage |Refreshing Trips

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Barog has a good connectivity via roads where you can take your car, book a cab or take a bus ride in order to reach the destination.

Route from Patiala: Take Rajpura Road to NH7. Follow NH7 to MDR9 in Kumarhatti. Head straight towards your destination.

Average Cab Fare: ₹2500-₹3500

Average Cost of driving to Barog: ₹2000-₹2500

Places To Visit and Things to do in Barog

  • Visit Dolanji Bon Monastery to get to know Tibetan and Buddhist culture
  • Spend a moonlit night on the ‘Choor Chandani Peak’ also known as Choordhar mountains
  • If you’re with your friends, Barog camping grounds is your place where you can spend an amazing time
  • Visit the Suketi Fossil Park that lies on the banks of Markanda River.

Best Hotels in Barog

  • The Pinewood Barog
  • Hotel Barog Heights
  • Valley View Barog
  • Hotel Pine Grove

4. Nalagarh

Nalagarh is situated in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh and is known for its abundant greenery, serenity and amazing view of Shivalik Hills from the Sirsa River. It is a princely hill station as it has a royal touch to it. It is an upcoming industrial town with thread mills, breweries, steel plants and much more. Ruins of forts and scenic views of Shivalik Hills makes it a great tourist destination.

Nalagarh

Distance from Patiala: 98.1 km

Why Visit: Nature Walks | Refreshing Trips | Adventure Trips

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Nalagarh offers a good connectivity of roads through which you can reach the destination by car, taxi or bus.

Route from Patiala: Take Moga-Jalandhar road to NH703 in Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar. Follow Nakodar-Nurmahal Road and head straight towards Nawanshahr road.

Average Cab Fare: ₹2000-₹3000

Average Cost of driving to the hill station: ₹2000-₹2500

Places To Visit and Things To Do in Nalagarh:

  • Visit Nalagarh Fort, a beautiful fort situated at the hilltop
  • Marvel at the architecture Ramgarh Fort
  • Take an evening stroll near Gobind Sagar Lake
  • Yadavindra Gardens, enjoy a beautiful time with your friends and family

Best Hotels in Nalagarh:

  • Nalagarh Heritage Resort
  • Ramsheher Fort Resort
  • Crown Hotel
  • Hotel B.K.

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