Things to do in Chandigarh
Visit to Sukhna Lake in the evening
Created by building an artificial dam on a seasonal stream, Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake is spread over a large area. A 2-km-long promenade along the lakeshore is a popular place to be visited in Chandigarh by the tourists and localities alike.
Visit the Rock Garden during the daytime. It will take about two to three hours to see the entire garden
Sec. 17 Main Market
Shop in the main shopping centre of Chandigarh preferable in the evening and have snacks and dinner there itself in famous Chandigarh Restaurants
Government Museum and Art Gallery
The Government Museum and Art Gallery in Sector 10 of Chandigarh has a fine collection of stone sculptures of the Gandhara period. The museum is the place to see the prehistoric fossils and artifacts along with modern art and miniature paintings.
International Dolls Museum
The International Dolls Museum in Sector 23 of Chandigarh has an interesting collection of dolls and puppets from all over the world covering the variant art of more than 25 countries.
Visit the Chandigarh rose garden
It has endless varieties of roses and other flowers and a musical fountain also.
Cactus and Succulent Botanical Garden
Located in Panchkula about 12 Kms from Chandigarh, Cactus and Succulent Botanical Garden, houses over 2,500 varieties of cacti and other succulent plants from all parts of the world.
Day trip to Pinjore Gardens (40 minutes drive from Chandigarh on the way to Kasauli and Shimla). Spread over 100 acres, the gardens have three palaces built in the Mughal and Rajasthan styles, and numerous fountains and pavilions.
Trip to Kasauli.
This quiet hill station is 77 Kms from Chandigarh. You can cover Mansa Devi temple and also Pinjore Gardens in this trip. Can also visit timber trail ropeway while going to Kasauli
Trip to Morni Hills
45 km from Chandigarh. Morni Hills is a nature park at an altitude of 3,000 feet. It is a good place for rock climbing and trekking.
Visit to Chhatbir Zoological park
Located on the banks of River Ghaggar, 15 km from Chandigarh city on the Chandigarh Patiala Road, the Chhatbir Zoo is an ideal wildlife getaway. The Chhatbir Zoological Park has a collection of animals, birds and reptiles, a lion safari and the Royal Bengal tigers.
Piccadilly and Fun republic are the most popular cinema halls in Chandigarh