25 Things to Do in Chandigarh 2020 (Starting from ₹313 Only)

Things to Do in Chandigarh

Exploring the Rock Garden, Taking a stroll by the Sukhna Lake, Sinking into the city history at Le Corbusier center, Tantalizing the senses in Rose Garden, Appreciating the art at Government Museum and Art Gallery, Seeking Pleasure in Leisure Valley, Shopping at Sector 17 and many more.

Chandigarh city is brimming with activities of vim and vigor. Every year, the city sees tourists in abundance who visit to appreciate the unmatchable landscape and witness the stunning architecture. There are plenty of things to do in Chandigarh that will let you get away from the boredom of life and enjoy a rejuvenating holiday. From taking a walk in the sprawling green gardens to cycling on the clean streets the city has got everything to keep you enthralled all along. 

Chandigarh is designed by the Swiss-French architect, Le Corbusier which is reflected in the brutalist architecture of the city. As you sift through the places, you can acknowledge that there are a lot of fun activities to do in Chandigarh including having fun at the amusement park and savoring the taste of Chandigarh special Chola Bhatura.

You can visit the museums and get in-depth knowledge about the city history or party all night in a pub. The city has secured a place in the New York Times travel list in 2018 thus eliminating the question of what to do in Chandigarh.
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Bir Billing Paragliding | Book @ ₹1480 Only & Save 25% Best Seller
Bir Billing Paragliding | Book @ ₹1480 Only & Save 25%

Bir - Billing

Experience an amazing paragliding ride in the skies of Billing on your next holiday with your family and friends. Experienced pilots will offer you both single and tandem rides for Bir Billing paragliding experience and will take you on both short and long flights across the Dhauladhar ranges.After a quick briefing session by instructors about the activity, a group of professionals help gliders get adjusted onto the paraglider. Once that's done, the fun begins! The experience of paragliding in Bir, picturesque view of the Dhauladhar ranges and the cool breeze brushing against gliders makes for a thrilling adventure.The short fly will be for 5 to 6 minutes depending on weather conditions. You will get to enjoy a birds-eye view of the beautiful hills. The take-off point is at Billing, which is a popular offbeat paragliding site. This activity is suitable for the age group of 16 years to 45 years. The equipment you will need is imported from France and are tested for safety.  If you wish you can also opt for recording your paragliding moment on a GoPro to save your memories for a lifetime at an additional cost.How to reach: It is located at about 16 km from Bir and you can reach the landing site by either taking public transport or by hiring a private cab. 
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Horse Riding in Manali at Solang Valley | Book @ 13% off Best Seller
Horse Riding in Manali at Solang Valley | Book @ 13% off

1H

Location: Solang ValleyActivity Timings: You can avail the activity anytime between 09:00 AM to 05:00 PMExperience one of the most ancient mode of transport in the majestic Solang Valley of Manali which is famous for the adventure activities.Embark on this amazing 1 hour long horse riding activity that will take you through the picturesque environs of Himachal Pradesh. It is a long 8 km long ride to Dhundi. It offers a delightful journey across the picturesque environs of the Himachal Valley. It is pleasant safari ride for the new and inexperienced tourists as well as for the experienced ones. On your journey you will be crossing the pine forest, river stream, snow field and patches of moraine.On this journey you will be accompanied by an experienced horseman cum guide who will give you all the information about the history and culture of that region.How To Reach:Solang valley is 14 KM from Mall Road, You can take a private or shared taxi to reach there.
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Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake Sightseeing Tour Best Seller
Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake Sightseeing Tour

4H

Chandigarh

To see the modern architecture or just want to get a flavor of modern India then you shuls visit Chandigarh. Don't miss the chance to explore the two most famous tourist places in Chandigarh. Explore Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake with this Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake sightseeing tour.About the Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake sightseeing tour:Enjoy a drive to Rock Garden as you are picked up in a car from the hotel. Start your Chandigarh day tour and visit Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake. A Rock garden is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh. The place is also known as Nek Chand's Rock Garden as its founder was Nek Chand Saini. He used to collectwaste material around the city and used to create some figurines and articles out of that waste material on an infertile piece of land. In the year 1976, the park was officially open to the public as one of the major tourist attractions. After visiting the Rock garden. Rock garden and Sukhna Lake sightseeing tour take you to, Sukhna Lake. Sukhna lake is a reservoir and was created in 1958. It is the perfect place for boating, choose your boat and start boating through the waters and enjoy the picturesque view of the lake. Know before you go:Starting point & Endpoint: Chandigarh (Your hotel or desired location)Duration: 4 hours (40 km)Car options: You can choose a Sedan car or SUV car according to your group size. Places you will visit:Rock Garden  Sukhna Lake - The children aged 0-4 can join Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake sightseeing tour for free
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Chandigarh Sightseeing Tour Best Seller
Chandigarh Sightseeing Tour

8H

Chandigarh

India’s first planned city, Chandigarh is a union territory that is the capital of both Punjab as well as Haryana. Chandigarh's food and gedi culture is something everybody hears off. Nestling in places like the Rock Garden, and the Leisure Valley & Rose Garden, Chandigarh is a city you would love visiting. With Chandigarh Sightseeing Tour, explore all the major tourist attractions and learn more about the history and culture of the city. This Chandigarh Day Tour of Chandigarh will leave you awestruck.About Chandigarh Sightseeing Tour:Known for its architecture and designs, Chandigarh is worth an exploration. With Chandigarh Sightseeing Tour, visit all the places that you wanted to visit in Chandigarh in just one day. Themed gardens for everybody’s entertainment, the museum for pre-historic evidence and shopping for souvenirs, are all included in Chandigarh full-day tour. The quest starts as soon as you board the car. The car is spacious and comfortable and will allow you to reach places with comfort and in no time. The driver, with Chandigarh day tour, is very friendly and knows the city well thereby helping you to get transferred through the way that is of less traffic. Book the Chandigarh Sightseeing Tour now and create beautiful memories as you visit all the places.Know before you go:Time: Timings are flexible according to travelers’ convenience.Duration: 8 Hours | 80 km
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Chandigarh Airport Transfers Flat 25% off Best Seller
Chandigarh Airport Transfers Flat 25% off

1H

Chandigarh

If you are looking to be transported from Chandigarh airport to the hotels/residence of Chandigarh or vice versa, then you can book this package. Get an air-conditioned car and an experienced driver that will help you to reach your destination on time.The chauffeur will be there on time and will help you keep your luggage in the car. Just sit back and relax while you get transferred after you get picked up from the pick-up point. The cars are comfortable and air-conditioned and the driver is experienced and will allow you to get to the drop-off location right on time.Timings: Timings are flexible according to the customers' convenience.Note:No meals are included in this tour.Additional charges are applicable if you want to get transferred from/to outside the city limits.
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Chandigarh Food Walk Tour Best Seller
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Private Car Charter in Chandigarh | Flat 12% off Best Seller
Private Car Charter in Chandigarh | Flat 12% off

8H

Chandigarh

A union territory that is the capital of both Punjab as well as Haryana, Chandigarh is home to places like Rock Garden, and the Leisure Valley & Rose Garden. India’s first planned city, Chandigarh has so many places to explore. With Chandigarh car rental, get a chance to explore all the places in the city at your own pace.About Chandigarh Car Rental:Craft your own itinerary and book a rent a car in Chandigarh. The car will take you to all the places you want to visit with comfort and ease. A professional driver with an air-conditioned vehicle included in the Chandigarh car rental package is enough to make it a day worth sharing. Visit the Rock Garden, the International Dolls Museum, Shanti Kunj park and stroll along the Japanese Garden. There are so many more places to explore, visit all of them. Book your Chandigarh car rental now and explore the place at its best.Suggested Places To Visit:- Rock Garden, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden,  International Dolls Museum, Nada Sahib, Japanese Garden, Fateh Burj, Garden of Fragrance, Garden of Silence, Shanti Kunj ParkCar Types:- Sedan (Up to 4 people)- SUV (Up to 6 people)Duration:- Half-Day: 4 Hours / 40 km- Full-Day: 8 Hours / 80 km
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Photography Hike and Snow Camping in Manali Featured
Photography Hike and Snow Camping in Manali

3D/2N

Manali

About the Activity:Indulge in photography hike and snow camping in Manali during winter season from October to April for the maximum thrill, but the tour is open on all days.This private tour has night camping at different spots near frozen streams but with bonfire and delicious BBQ.You will start your trek from Kakhnal village to Banad, you ascend the glacial valleys and reach the campsite at Banad.Kakhnal Theli excursion will be happening on the second day which shows endless spots that are posing for photography and you will never get bored though.The night camp is at Banad for relaxing after a tiresome but thrilling expedition.Walk back to Kakhnal village on the last day, get driven back to Haripur with a bag full of charming moments created during the trek. 
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37 Ratings

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37 Ratings

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INR 8,899

The Mystical Soyal Hike with Camping near Manali
The Mystical Soyal Hike with Camping near Manali

2D/1N

Manali

About the Activity:Soyal village is an ancient beautiful village with less number of houses but it covers a avast area of lush green forests filled with Deodar and pine trees.Trek through the frozen village, visit the temple of Jamdagni Rishi and also other sights are there en route to delight your eyes.Use your spare time to participate in angling, photography and leisure walks to get relaxed and the destination for the day is Guadh.Relax for the night with BBQ and bonfire at the campsite in Guadh or indulge in some more photographic moments if you wish.See the bewitching river Beas on the way to Somvan via Dashaal, yet another spellbinding village.Satiate your palates with a delicious lunch en route and walk back to the base camp to wrap your tour up.You have the option to stay at the base camp at Haripur before and after the trek.
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54 Ratings

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INR 3,899

Hampta Pass Trek from Delhi
Hampta Pass Trek from Delhi

8D/7N

About the Activity:Experience the mighty Himalayas in a closer way while you indulge in a 8 day long trek toward one of the most scenic location there, the Hampta Pass.The moderate trail of Hampta Pass in the Manali region is a delightful trail which offer different shades of beauty. It connects two beautiful and picturesque valleys, Lahaul and Kullu. After you get picked up from Delhi, you will be taken to Chika, the starting point of the trek. Stroll along the captivating landscapes of the region.The trek starts from thick pine forest, enter the open valleys with lush green forest, glacial valleys, crossing rivers and barren landscapes of Lahaul and Spiti, and if visiting Chandratal Lake, it is icing on the cake.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.
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23 Ratings

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23 Ratings

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INR 14,850

Trekking at Rupin Pass
Trekking at Rupin Pass

8D/7N

About the Activity:Embark in this exciting trekking expedition in Rupin Pass and get a chance to explore the incandescent beauty of this region.Arrive at Dhaula in the late afternoon and reach the tour locality.Start trekking through the steep roads and flat section before reaching the Hanging village on the edge of the mountains.Witness the amazing view of the dense forest and meadows while trekking to Saruwas, 5 kms which will take around 4-5.Continue hiking through the amazing views of of the forest and the meadows and enjoy the view in Dhanderas consisting of hundreds of  waterfalls.Enjoy trekking over snow and then crossing the streams till you reach the Upper waterfall camp.Climb through the steep rocks and pass the form of a saddle on a ridge with multiple colour prayer flags and stone cairns and the meadows of Ronti Gad.Decent through the steep rock enjoying the spectacular views of Kinner Kailash Ranges. Continue trekking for 4 hours and pass through the village farms and orchards.Reach Sangla after trekking for 5-6 hours and end this exciting trip.Depart from Sangla.
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Sightseeing with a Guide in Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Sightseeing with a Guide in Manali, Himachal Pradesh

7H

Manali

About the Activity:Explore Manali like never before by hiring a guide for a truly blissful experience.Make a plan according to your interest and he would guide you through the places. Know more about this place with the help of the guide's extensive knowledge.The guide will ensure that you visit all the famous hot-spots spread throughout the town.  Activity: Guided sightseeingDifficulty Level: Easy
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23 Ratings

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23 Ratings

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INR 1,300

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Eight Day Long Rupin Pass Trek
Eight Day Long Rupin Pass Trek

8D/7N

About the Activity:Pack your bags for an eight day long trek to Rupin pass which is located in Dhauladhar ranges and have ultimate thrill.Arrive at Dehradun and you will be driven to Dhaula which is 195 kilometers away from Degradun and stay there.Wake up to a splendid chilled morning and then you will start trekking to Sewa from Dhaula and it will take almost 8 hours.Enjoy an overnight stay in Sewa and then on the third day, you will trek from Sewa to Jakha that is stretched up to 7 hours.Jakha to Suruwas Thach is the trek for 4 days, have an awesome experience while you walk for maximum 6 hours.Mark the fifth day with an exhilarating trekking experience to Waterfall camp and enjoy an overnight stay there.Rupin pass trek will be happening on the sixth day, it starts from Waterfall camp, from Rupin pass you will trek to Ronti Gad.Indulge in Ronti Gad to Sangla that will consume almost 6 hours an don the last day you will be travelling from Sangla to Shimla where your tour ends.
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Paragliding in Manali
Paragliding in Manali

Manali

About the Activity: One of the best paragliding destinations in India, get ready to witness majestic views of Dhauladhar Ranges and the entire stunning Beas River Valley while flying over this quiet land! Also referred to as the valley of Gods, Manali offers various adjoining places like Phatru, Solang Nullah, Gulaba, Marhi which are well known for various enthralling adventure activities, paragliding in Manali being the most desired activity. Depending upon your choice of flight, the most appropriate site will be thus chosen exclusively for you. Arrive anytime during daytime for an astonishing Manali Paragliding experience that provides you with a stunning aerial view of the entire place. The flying time varies, and depends on your preference; however, before you get ready with your glider, you will be briefed about some basic and required Do’s and Don’ts of flying. Once you are comfortably tied and adjusted in your glider along with a trained professional, get ready for a thrilling paragliding ride in Manali region. The scenery around the region is ideal for flying, fly high in the company of the mighty Himalayas. Admire the stunning Beas River winding its course below, feel the cool breeze while you fly in the tranquil surroundings. It’s time to live your desire of flying! Activities: Paragliding Difficulty Level: EasyDuration: Depends on the package selected
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Rejuvenate with Forest Hill Golf & Country Club, Chandigarh
Rejuvenate with Forest Hill Golf & Country Club, Chandigarh

2D/1N

Chandigarh

Forest Hill Golf and Country Club,Chandigarh is a solitary concept in sports, leisure & recreation conceded on the eccentric scale of class and spectacularity. The perfect place to explore lush greenery and finesse. The contour is a beautiful blend of originality of the contour along with new plantation kept in a spectacular form making it a eco-friendly place in Chandigarh to stay and exhilarate one’s senses. The rich hybrid Bermuda Fairways and Tiff dwarf green along with the shimmering azure blue of the strategically placed lakes enhance the contrived style of this magnificent course. The striking landscapes and sophisticated setting of the resort at Chandigarh becomes the canvas to create your celebrations- a memory for a lifetime. Whether enveloped in unforgettable warmth of the ballroom, or majestic scenery of the course with Shivalik Hills in the backdrop, every detail of your event will convey your personal style- unveiling the masterpiece celebration you have always imagined.  Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Accommodation Types: Double Occupancy Activities: Obstacle path of adventure zone, Treasure Hunt, Cricket, Football, Badminton Difficulty Level: Easy
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34 Ratings

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INR 3,792

Snow Trek in Manali | Book Now & Get Flat 30% off
Snow Trek in Manali | Book Now & Get Flat 30% off

5D/4N

Manali

About the Activity:Embark in this exciting 5 days 4 nights snow trekking expedition in Manali and get a chance to witness the amazing beauty of this region.Arrive at the Ramsu base camp and stroll around the paths of Naggar while witnessing the never ending beauty of the region.Visit the most famous Gowrishankar temple,Tripura sundari temple with its Pahadi style Naggar castle and the Roerich art gallery.Start trekking after getting briefed by your tour guide and trek to the Chaklani camp site and pass through the forest of pine, fir and chest nut trees. This trek will take around 4-5 hours.Enjoy the amazing view of the Manali valley from Chaklani and marvel at the sights of the peaks Ali Ratna, Friendship peak, Deo Tibba , Hanuman Tibba , Tiger Teeth and others.Start your trekking today at about 6.00 AM to Chandrakhnai and Dhanna Kunnu Pass. Enjoy the view of the Jamdagini Rishi and descend to the campsite at 11.00 AM for a delicious lunch at Chakhlnai.After a crunchy breakfast leave for Manali from Ramsu base camp.If you want you can futher explore the  Vashishth, Hidimba and Manu by trekking with your guide.Depart from manali by 5.00 PM.
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INR 6,500

Stay at Forest Hill Golf & Country Club, Chandigarh
Stay at Forest Hill Golf & Country Club, Chandigarh

2D/1N

Chandigarh

About the Activity: Forest Hill Golf and Country Club is a beautiful blend of sports, leisure and recreation. Unravel the luxuriant green and finesse surrounding your stay here! Delight in the pleasant climate and calm environs of one of the best city of India – Chandigarh. Enthrall in an array of activities available while you stay at Forest Hill Golf & Country Club. Build your team and get ready to conquer a series of obstacle path of adventures while relaxing in this abode nested in the beautiful city of Chandigarh. Glee in an intriguing round of treasure hunt along with rest of your buddies, you can also indulge in exciting rounds of various outdoor games such as cricket, football, badminton and various other equally enthralling adventures. The beautiful green meadow enveloping the entire land and amidst this luxuriant green, the presence of a calm-blue lake make this place all the more appealing. Enjoy a peaceful stay at Forest Hill Golf and Country Club that will help you in shedding off all the ruggedness of the routine life in just a minute! Meal Types: Vegetarian & Non-Vegetarian Accommodation Types: Double Sharing Activities: Obstacle path of adventure zone, Treasure hunt, Cricket, Football, Badminton Difficulty Level: Easy
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INR 3,792

North Indian City Tour with Paragliding
North Indian City Tour with Paragliding

8D/7N

Chandigarh

North India is the home to some of the most brilliant sights in the country. Home to the Himalayas and the plains that follow after them, this north Indian tour takes you through some of the best sights in the many cities of the region. Starting from Chandigarh, the tour takes you to the holy and spiritual city of Amritsar for an experience of the Golden Temple and the Wagah Border. After Shopping, you will get a transfer from there to the amazing hill town of Mcleodganj to enjoy the sights of the city and for a camping and trekking experience at the famous Triund trek.Post this, you will get a transfer to the 2nd highest paragliding station of the world, Bir in the Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh, where you will experience an unbeatable experience of Paragliding in the valley. The tour will then proceed to Chandigarh to end the trip there. Route- Chandigarh - Amritsar - Mcleodganj - Triund - Mcleodganj - Bir - Chandigarh*Note- The package cost displayed here is for a minimum of 6 people. For options on more or lesser people, you can drop us an inquiry regarding the same.
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31 Ratings

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31 Ratings

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Day Full of Adventure
Day Full of Adventure

6H

About the Activity: Spend an adventure filled day with rock climbing and rappelling at Aleo in Manali. Rock climbing's most basic features include climbing a rock face, using only hands, feet and a safety rope. If you are good at climbing, then you can definitely try out this sport. Exhilarate in a rappelling and river crossing experience that enables you to descend through mighty heights and cross raging current via rope respectively.Meal Types: Snacks boxActivities: Rock climbing and RappellingDifficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
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39 Ratings

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INR 725

Stairway to Heaven Trek
Stairway to Heaven Trek

5D/4N

Manali

About the Activity:Revel in an incomparable trekking in Manali, feel the real adventure while passing through the glacial valleys and pine forests.Gather at Haripur from where your big time feat of trekking starts, walk to Manali Chikka for three hours and camp by the side of a rippling stream.Thrilling river crossing and alpine forest trek through Juara are catalogued for the second day, finally reach Balu ka Ghera for camping.Get the chance to win over the famous Hamta pass which requires a walk up to 4270 meters and imagine only glaciers are there with you.A ceremonious sight of Mount Deo Tibba, Indrasan, the greater Himalayan range and Pir Panjal range would be possible from the top of Hamta pass.Relax for the night at Shiya Goru, wake up for a momentous fourth day trekking toward Chandertal after having lunch at Chatru.Park the memories of a captivating and breathtaking trekking in your heart while you travel back to Manali via Rohtang pass and Marhi.
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29 Ratings

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INR 9,250

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  1. What are the best things to do in Chandigarh?

    - Exploring the Rock Garden: If you are pondering what to do in Chandigarh, the thing to consider is exploring the beauty of Nek Chand’s Rock Garden. The numerous beautiful sculptures and art made of debris attract a lot of tourists. Apart from that, you can visit the open-air exhibition which was built in 1957 and is spread in 40 acres of land.

    - Taking a stroll by the Sukhna Lake: One of the best things to do in Chandigarh is to take a stroll around the Sukhna lake and let the tranquility of the place penetrate. This man-made blue lake has Shivalik mountains at the backdrop and is a home to different species of fishes as well as migratory birds. You can participate in various sports activities like boating, yachting and water skiing at Sukhna Lake.

    - Sinking into the city history at Le Corbusier center: The Chandigarh city has a rich architectural history which is presented in a sanguine way at the Le Corbusier Center. As you move through the small rooms that contain pictures and artifacts, you learn about how the 20th-century urban planner perceived the city.

    - Tantalizing the senses in Rose Garden: Rose Garden is the perfect place to relax your senses and have a similar experience to aromatherapy. Zakir Hussain Rose Garden of Chandigarh is spread in 30 acres and is known to be Asia’s biggest botanical garden. You can witness hundreds of different rose species as well as thousands of other rare trees and plants.

    - Appreciating the art at Government Museum and Art Gallery: The Government Museum and Art Gallery is a well-known museum since its establishment in 1947. This museum gives you an opportunity to witness an intriguing collection of Gandharan sculptures, Pahari and Rajasthani miniature art. As the place is located in the central part of the city, it is easily accessible and thus gives another reason for tourists to visit and appreciate the paintings, sculptures, and artifacts. There are several other museums to visit as well, such as the Museum of Evolution of life, the Doll Museum and many others.

    - Seeking Pleasure in Leisure Valley: As the name goes, visiting the Leisure Valley is one of the most pleasurable experiences. The 8km long Leisure Valley is not a single garden but includes many other gardens such as Rose Garden, Hibiscus Garden, Shanti Kunj, Garden of Fragrance, Bougainvillea Garden and others. The best time to visit this place is during the 3-day Chandigarh Carnival that is organized every year. The carnival aims to promote the talents of the elderly and children present by hosting various events.

    - Shopping at Sector 17: Shopping is a must when you visit a new place and there is no better place for the shoppers than Sector 17 of Chandigarh. Despite being economical, the place has all kinds of shops to buy anything you want! The Tiny Shop is Sector 17’s prime attraction and shopping here is one of the must things to do while in Chandigarh. You must visit this small shop in the basement and get a souvenir before you go back home. Established in the 1980s this small shop has everything to match your artistic taste. You can also find the art of locals at Tiny Shop that gives you the true essence of the city.

    - Move around the Tower of Shadows: You can visit the Tower of Shadows which is another brainchild of Le Corbusier. This architectural marvel reflects his interest in how sunlight passes into buildings. This excellent architecture captures the solar movement with shadows going in and out both and therefore gains a good amount of tourist attention.

    - Clicking Pictures at Open hand monument: This is another masterpiece architecture by Le Corbusier that depicts “the hand to give and the hand to take; peace and prosperity, and the unity of mankind”. There are many other open hand sculptures constructed by Le Corbusier, but this one is the largest and stands 26m high above a platform of 14 meters and weighs approximately 50 tons. You can take a close-up selfie with the symbolic monument.

  2. What are the best things to do in Chandigarh with your family?

    - Fun and frolic at Fun City: Fun City amusement park of Chandigarh is a perfect place for a group of friends or family to entertain themselves. The park has all kinds of water slides, pools and many more things which are well-suited for both kids and adults.

    - Experience serenity of Iskcon Temple: Iskcon temple at Chandigarh, dedicated to Lord Krishna is not only a religious place, but an epitome of beauty in itself. If you are contemplating what to do in Chandigarh then you must include a visit to Iskcon Temple with your family in the bucket list.

    - Rejuvenate at Sukhna Lake: Sukhna Lake is a perfect place to spend quality time with family. You can have a ride on a cruise or go boating in the clear blue waters and also enjoy the wildlife on the Northern side of the lake.

    - Awe at the Rock Garden: One of the best things to do in Chandigarh with your family is visiting the famous Rock Garden. The place has over 5000 statues and sculptures to celebrate with your family. While one phase of the garden has the best from the waste statues, the other phases consist of a waterfall and elephant statues.

    - Picnic at Pinjore Gardens: The famous Pinjore garden finds its way back to the Mughal era. The lush green of the garden, clean water fountains and the special Mango Festival lure a number of tourists. The place includes a mini zoo and a Japanese garden. A perfect spot for a family picnic!

  3. What are the best things to do in Chandigarh with friends?

    - Paintballing at Xtreme War Zone: One of the many fun activities to do in Chandigarh is the paintball. The game was first introduced in the city by the Xtreme War Zone and continues to provide the finest paintball experience.

    - Get a Strike at Smaaash: Another thing to try is bowling at the Smaaash located inside the Elante Mall. You can not only enjoy the bowling experience but also have a look around the Elante Mall, get a quick bite and shop.

    - Unwind the Mystery at Mystery Rooms Chandigarh: If you and your friends love solving puzzles then going to Mystery Rooms in Sector-35 is one of the must things to do in Chandigarh. The place is one of its kind as it has many escape games that make you solve puzzles in 60 minutes. An amazing way to bond!

    - Whisk above the greens at Timber Trail: Timber Trail is 36km away from the Chandigarh city located in Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh. Although this place is not a part of Chandigarh its closeness to the city attracts a lot of tourists who visit Chandigarh. The Timber Trail Ropeway gives you an opportunity to witness the spellbinding beauty of nature. The 15-20 minute ropeway ride will make you enjoy the lush green trees and rocky glaciers underneath.

  4. What can we do in Chandigarh at night?

    - Party at Pubs and Bars: After having an amazing day in the city, if you are planning what to do in Chandigarh at night then the first and foremost thing to consider is the energetic nightlife of the city. The Wild West Pub & Bar, Buzz, Peddlers and Paara Club are some of the places where you can have fun and dance through the night.

    - Devour the Dhaba Food: If you went to Chandigarh and did not gobble an Aloo Paratha at a Dhaba in the night, did you even visit Chandigarh! There are plenty of dhabas in Chandigarh that accepts guests the whole night so you can get to a Dhaba and enjoy a full meal at any time in the night.

    - Visit the Spooky Haunted Bridge: If you are one of those who loves the adrenaline rush then you must spend some time at the Sector-16 Haunted Bridge. As the legend goes, the bridge became haunted after a student committed suicide. Now it is considered to be home to paranormal activities as a lady with a lamp is often sighted here. Although the place is not a tourist spot, going here is one of the most thrilling things to do in Chandigarh.

  5. What is the best time to visit Chandigarh?

    - Party at Pubs and Bars: After having an amazing day in the city, if you are planning what to do in Chandigarh at night then the first and foremost thing to consider is the energetic nightlife of the city. The Wild West Pub & Bar, Buzz, Peddlers and Paara Club are some of the places where you can have fun and dance through the night.

    - Devour the Dhaba Food: If you went to Chandigarh and did not gobble an Aloo Paratha at a Dhaba in the night, did you even visit Chandigarh! There are plenty of dhabas in Chandigarh that accepts guests the whole night so you can get to a Dhaba and enjoy a full meal at any time in the night.

    - Visit the Spooky Haunted Bridge: If you are one of those who loves the adrenaline rush then you must spend some time at the Sector-16 Haunted Bridge. As the legend goes, the bridge became haunted after a student committed suicide. Now it is considered to be home to paranormal activities as a lady with a lamp is often sighted here. Although the place is not a tourist spot, going here is one of the most thrilling things to do in Chandigarh.

  6. What are the best places to eat in Chandigarh?

    Nik Baker’s: One of the most sought restaurants of Chandigarh is Nik Baker’s where you can have all sorts of quick bites. Whether you grab a sandwich or have tequila-filled chocolate, this place won’t fail you.

    Backpacker’s Cafe: Backpackers Cafe is fit for travelers with its chilled-out ambiance and travel guide and maps for the decoration. The credit for the place’s popularity goes to the finger-linking food that it serves for breakfast. You can chomp on Bangers and Mash or go for the other cuisines on the menu such as Quiche Lorraine, Club Sandwiches or Chicken Burger.

    Virgin Courtyard: The blue and white decoration of Virgin Courtyard with an open-air dining and garden lanterns is soothing to eyes, but the real pleasure is in savoring the authentic Italian dishes of this place. The baked ravioli and pizzas are among the many must-try foods on the menu.

    Whistling Duck: With ample space and sunlight, the Whistling Duck is a decent place to have a heartful meal. There is a separate bar in the restaurant that serves beer and cocktails. The hype about this place is true to a great extent as it severs finger-licking delicacies, which should be tried at least once while in Chandigarh.

  7. Which sector is famous for shopping in Chandigarh?

    There are many small and big markets, and malls to shop around in Chandigarh but the market that truly feeds the desires of shopaholics is in Sector 17. Also known as the ‘Pedestrian's Paradise’, the market has an exclusive collection of shops that varies from selling books to clothes, all in one place! There are places for foodies, for party animals and the decent shoppers.

    The place is adorned with neon lights, sculptures, and trees as well as having no traffic while shopping is another added perk. A number of trade shows, concerts, and other events are hosted frequently in the market thus, it gains a lot of tourist attention. Therefore, shopping at Sector 17 is one of the best activities to do in Chandigarh.

  8. Why is Chandigarh famous?

    Chandigarh is famous for being the cleanest and greenest cities which not only have a healthy environment but also wide roads and systematic arrangement of houses in sectors. The city is also recognized as the Tricity, for the inclusion of its neighboring cities, Mohali and Panchkula.

    The man-made gardens, lakes and historic museums are the principal attractions of the city.

  9. Is Chandigarh expensive?

    Yes, Chandigarh is an expensive city but it is not as costly as the metropolitan cities. There are both posh and economical places in the city. Nevertheless, if you plan your trip well you can enjoy a fun trip without spending too much. 

  10. Which is the best market in Chandigarh?

    The best market to shop for all kinds of stuff in Chandigarh is Shopping Plaza in Sector 17. From big brands to small stores, you can find everything you need.

    There are shops of carpets, apparel, books, handicrafts and many more. Other than this, many restaurants are also situated in Sector 17 of Chandigarh.

  11. Is Chandigarh safe?

    Chandigarh is one of the safest cities to find in India. There are police stations in every sector and patrolling is done every now and then to ensure safety.

  12. Why is Sector 17 Chandigarh famous?

    Apart from being a shoppers’ stop and a hub of restaurants, Sector 17 is popular for the National Gallery of Portraits in Sector 17B.

    This sector not only is a haven for shopaholics but the art lovers can also savor the photographs and manuscripts from the historical era in Sector 17.

  13. What can I buy in Chandigarh?

    You can buy the prettiest range of Punjabi Dupattas and Juttis for females in Chandigarh. You can also get the best quality Jams & Juices, Woolen Garments, Handlooms, and artifacts from the local markets.

  14. Is Chandigarh worth visiting?

    Chandigarh city is definitely worth visiting as there are many fun activities to do and places to explore.

  15. How far is Amritsar to Chandigarh?

    Amritsar is 225.5 km away from Chandigarh and can be reached in approximately 3 to 4 hours by train and bus on Nh344A or NH3. There are several private travel agency buses and taxis available to reach Amritsar to Chandigarh.

    The fastest and affordable way to do so is by taking a bus which would take 3 hours and 16 minutes.