Amritsar is synonymous with the Golden Temple and there’s no way that you’ve never heard of it. Most couple visit the Golden Temple to seek blessings and it is said that the Gurudwara emits such positive vibes that you feel like staying there for longer. When you get out of the Gurudwara, you’ll be welcomed with the enticing aroma of butter-laden paranthas and frothy lassi. Sounds perfect, doesn't it?
Best time to visit Amritsar is between November to February.
How to Reach - 40 trains are available between Ambala Cantt and Amritsar.
A private vehicle will take around 3 hours. This distance between the two cities is around 250 kms.
Things to do - Visit the Golden Temple and have the Langar that is served there, Bharawan Da Dhaba, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border.
Shimla is very well known as the Honeymoon Capital in the north. You’ll find most couple packing their bags and heading to Shimla whenever they get an opportunity. And why not? The city is mesmerizing with a glamorous view of the mighty Himalayas!
Best time to visit Shimla is between March and June.
How to Reach – 4 Trains are available from Ambala Cantt to Shimla. Most travellers prefer a direct bus journey. A lot of luxury and semi luxury buses are available.
A private vehicle/ rented car will take around 4 hours and the distance is 150 kms.
Things to do - The Ridge, Christ Church, Kalka–Shimla Railway, Himachal State Museum, Jakhu Hill.
Manali is another one of Honeymooner’s paradise. Known for its adventure sports activities like paragliding, this is one place you can not miss. The Rohtang Pass is known for its snow cover and the famous Mall Road is like a location straight out of a fairy tale.
Best time to visit Manali is between January and May/ November- December.
How to Reach - A lot of buses are available along this route. You can opt for on-spot bookings or pre-book your tickets.A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 7 hours for the journey. The distance is around 340 km.
Things to do -Solang Valley, Paragliding, Rohtang Pass, Great Himalayan National Park, Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art.
Oh, Chandigarh is literally called the best planned city of North India! This is because the city is so well maintained that it’s a unique combination of modernism and architecture along with preservation of the green cover.
Best time to visit Chandigarh is between August and December.
How to Reach - 34 trains are available along the Ambala-Chandigarh route. The average journey is 2 hours.
A private vehicle will take around 1 hour. Distance between the two cities is a mere 50 kms.
Things to do - Rock Garden of Chandigarh, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, The Open Hand Monument, Shanti Kunj Park.
McLeodganj is a hidden gem in the quaint town of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. Untouched and pristine, you’ll find the most peaceful people and accommodating locals here. You’ll find yourself sipping on fresh Green Tea and having Tibetan Bread as you glance at the mighty snow capped peaks of the Himalayas.
Best time to visit McLeodganj is between September to January.
How to Reach - A lot of luxury and semi-luxury buses run along this route. A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 6 hours to reach. The distance between the two cities is around 250 kms.
Things to do - Bhagsu Nag Waterfalls, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Town Square, Italian Food, Cafe Illiterati, Tibet Museum