Diwali is a much-awaited festive holiday for everyone, across all age groups. It is a celebration of lights, colours, food and culture. When the idea of the festive holidays is in essence to light up the lives of our loved ones and spread happiness across, switching off from the daily routine and escaping to a travel destination is worth considering.
Of course, it sounds so much more perfect to the traveller in you, doesn’t it? Then you must set to plan your next escapade this Diwali right away. With the Diwali holidays lined up so perfectly, the festive days serve as the perfect occasion to light up your travel dreams and create cherished memories with your friends and family. Be it for leisure or adventure or for simply a short escape travel with loved ones, there cannot be dearth of reasons for travel.
About 4 hours drive from Delhi, Chandigarh represents a well-planned city designed by Swiss architect Le Corbusier. Located at the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, Chandigarh is a city of charming natural beauty that put its people at the centre of its design. With a number of well-maintained gardens and planned infrastructure amidst refreshing nature, Chandigarh, the city beautiful, rejuvenates the formal idea of urban living.
The differences between this city and other prominent urban hubs of India are many, with many tourists seeking the relative peace and quiet of this place as a break from the din and smoke of modern-day urban living. Chandigarh in Diwali is gorgeous, with beautiful light decorations adorning the length and breadth of the city. There is a spirit of happy revelry all around with extended flurry of activity at sweet shops. For a great value for money stay in the city during the festive season, grab the best Chandigarh hotel deals.
If you have got some time on your hands after the celebrations, then don’t miss the opportunity to do some sight-seeing in the city which has a number of pleasant places for outing. Sprawled at the Himalaya foothills, Sukhna Lake is one of the top places to visit in Chandigarh. Apart from boating and cruising in the Sukhna Lake, you can explore wildlife in the north-east side of Sukhna Lake where the sanctuary is situated.
Chandigarh has many beautiful gardens like the Japanese Garden, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, the expansive Leisure Valley and the well-known Rock Garden built by Nek Chand which has more than 2,000 sculptures that are created from rubble and debris. Some of the other famous tourist spots are Government Museum & Art Gallery, Open Hand Monument, Chandigarh Capitol Complex, Le Corbusier Centre and National Gallery of Portraits. Proximity of the city to the beautiful Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand opens up the possibilities of many other short trips from here.
Make the most of your holiday in Chandigarh by choosing to slow down and put your feet up at The LaLiT in Chandigarh. With exquisite view of the Shivalik mountain range and greenery, the art of luxury comes to life at The LaLiT Chandigarh. It is located prominently in the Rajiv Gandhi InfoTech Park, not far from the city’s airport. Counted among the top 5 hotels in Chandigarh, The LaLiT in Chandigarh has won multiple awards for the best hospitality, night-life, fine dining. With an array of award-winning fine dining options like 24/7, The LaLiT Boulangerie, Baluchi, Le Petit Café, The Circle Bar and OKO, offering various cuisines, this luxury hotel will pamper your culinary cravings during the festive days. In addition, The LaLiT Chandigarh also hosts the popular night club Kitty Su to spend the nights in pure fun and revelry, memories of which you will cherish till the next year festivities come calling.