When it comes to explore Chandigarh the first thing hits the mind is it’s beauty and clean surroundings. The architecture, design, natural beauty, gardens, culture and cuisine, making it perfect for a one day local sightseeing tour. Also Chandigarh is a great place to visit for those looking for a short weekend getaway. Apart from great places to visit, you can also enjoy the city’s bustling nightlife at its numerous pubs, restaurants and dhabas.

How to explore Chandigarh in one day

How to explore Chandigarh in one day

Some brief about Chandigarh:

Chandigarh is a city and a union territory in India that serves as the capital of the two neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana and is also located near the foothills of the Sivalik range of the Himalayas in northwest India. Chandigarh was one of the planned cities of India before independence. Also the area of Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula collectively forms a tri-city.

How to explore Chandigarh in one day

Exploring Chandigarh in one day : Chandigarh can’t be explore without visiting some of the attractions that attracts tourists from all over the world. So here are some of the tourist sights to explore in Chandigarh:

1 Sukhna Lake : Sukhna Lake is a serene water-body in the foothills of the majestic Shivalik range in Chandigarh. Presenting a quiet union with nature, the lake is wrapped by greenery and forms a divine spot that attracts tourists. It is so charming that a Chandigarh trip is considered incomplete without enjoying boating and camel ride in Sukhna Lake, which is a relaxing experience. Now, Shikaras are even added to the lake’s boat fleet, making visitors an amazing experience.

How to explore Chandigarh in one day
How to explore Chandigarh in one day

2 Rock Garden and Doll museum : Rock Garden is without doubt, a tourist spot that is a must on the itinerary of every visitor to Chandigarh. The most amazing thing about Rock Garden is, it is made up of waste which were remodeled as shapes of human, animal or abstract, and used for displays in the Garden. Interesting figures and shapes are made from waste materials such as frames, porcelain, auto parts, broken bangles, mudguards, forks, handlebars, metal wires, play marbles, crowns of soft drink bottles, pieces of slate, burnt bricks and even human hair. Rock Garden Chandigarh is located near Sector 4 A, B and Sector 5. Rock Garden Chandigarh entry fee is INR 30 for adults and INR 10 for children. The open air sculptures and concealed gateways separating them are at places enhanced by a waterfall, pools and an open air theatre with proper stage setting. 

How to explore Chandigarh in one day
How to explore Chandigarh in one day

3. Zakir Hussain Rose Garden : Rose Garden is the another famous tourist attractions in Chandigarh and is named after the former President of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain. This place is known for its lush green lawns and an variety of flora. Apart from variety of Roses this place is also famous for hosting an annual festival known as Rose festival which takes place every year in the end of February or March.

How to explore Chandigarh in one day

4. Mini Eiffel Tower: Eiffel Tower Replica Chandigarh is immensely popular among the youngsters here and became an ideal location. It is located in the beautiful leisure valley and right in front of the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, Sector 10. It’s one of the best places to visit in Chandigarh to relax and have some fun along. The moment you enter here, you will feel as if you came to France. Not exactly, but you will get a feel of it at least. 

How to explore Chandigarh in one day

5. Elante mall : After visiting some of the places the next thing you need to do is to visit luxury Elante shopping mall. Elante Mall in Chandigarh is popular for being the seventh largest mall in India. Elante mall is located in industry area phase 1 Chandigarh. The 4-storey Elante Mall features a hypermarket, stores, high-end designer brands, movie hall, toy store, Sports Bar, Bowling Alley, Entertainment Zone and a food court as well. From shopping to food, entertainment, games, and bars, this mall offers everything under one single roof.

How to explore Chandigarh in one day

How to explore Chandigarh in one day

In the end, I hope you like my blog and will help you to explore Chandigarh in one day.

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

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