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

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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Paragliding in Bir Billing | Book @ ₹1800 & Get 30% off Best Seller
Paragliding in Bir Billing | Book @ ₹1800 & Get 30% off

Bir - Billing

About the Bir Billing:Bir, a small town in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is well known for its majority Tibetan population, beautiful monasteries, educational institutions and NGO’s. Crowned in the lap of the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges in the background, this tiny town is set in one of the most picturesque settings. Lying 28km from this stunning town of Bir is another quaint town known as Billing. The entire stretch joining these two towns is abundant with idyllic natural beauties. Stunning mountain hamlets and fruit orchards along with lush-green terraced fields are staples to the region. Apart from scenic landscapes, paragliding in Bir Billing is one adventure that has been enticing tourists from all over the world. A perfect getaway destination for nature’s lover, one can enthrall in a quiet stroll while feasting on the bounties of nature present here. While for an adventure seeker Bir-Billing paragliding experience is something that would quench their thirst for adventure!                                                                   About Paragliding in Bir Billing : Situated at a soaring height of about 2300m, Billing is a tempting destination for all paragliding enthusiasts. With this fascinating Bir-Billing paragliding experience, get ready to witness majestic views of Dhauladhar Ranges and the entire stunning Kangra Valley! Your paragliding experience head starts with your drive from the Bir Village to the launch site that is located around 14km apart. Arrive anytime during daytime for an astonishing 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 to fly like a bird. The landscape around the region is ideal for flying, fly high in the company of mighty Himalayas. Feel the thrills! Cherish these wonderful moments post your paragliding in Bir Billing experience comes to an end.How to reach?The launch site that is located around 14 km, is easily accessible by public/private transportMin number of people required to book: 1NOTE: People allowed to do the activity : In Summers: Weighing between 30kg to 90kgIn Winters: Weighing between: 30kg to 100kg
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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 to Manali Transfers Best Seller
Chandigarh to Manali Transfers

9H

Chandigarh

Start Point: ChandigarhEnd Point: Manali, Himachal PradeshEliminate the hassle of finding a taxi or booking a transfer day with this pre-booked private transfer service. Pickup within 5 km area of Chandigarh railway station and drop within 5 km area of Manali bus stand.The Chandigarh to Manali transfer is inclusive of a professional and friendly driver. The vehicle is well equipped with music system so that you can enjoy your journey,The driver is local from the city and knows the paths very well. He will take you to the destination in the city via the fastest route possible.You can choose the vehicle according to your group size or travelling needs. You can choose a Sedan car or SUV car according to your preference.Toll taxes, fuel and driver fee are included in the package. You just need to pay once and enjoy your journey to Manali. Start time and end time is as per your reference.Additional information:Tour Duration: Approx. 9 hours and 30 minutes(290 kilometers)Vehicle types:Sedan car-Etios, Dzire, Accent or similarSuitable for 3-4 passengersSUV car-Innova, TUV 300, Sumo or similarSuitable for 4-6 passengers
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Chandigarh to Kasol Transfers Best Seller
Chandigarh to Kasol Transfers

9H

Chandigarh

Pickup Location: Anywhere within the 5 km of Chandigarh Railway StationDrop Location: Anywhere within the 5 km of Kasol Bus StandEliminate the hassle of finding a taxi or booking a transfer day with this pre-booked private transfer service.Chandigarh, a beautiful city planned by the french architect and famous for its beautiful urban architecture and rich culture.Start your 9 hours journey on the state of the art 6 lane highway which will later turn into the curvy roads of Himalayan mountains. Drive along with Beas and Parvati river before reaching the beautiful hamlet of Himachal Pradesh named Kasol situated on the banks of Parvati river which is famous for its beautiful valley and Trance parties. On your journey you will be accompanied with a professional and friendly driver and the vehicle will be well equipped with music system so that you can enjoy your journey,You can choose the vehicle according to your group size or travelling needs. You can choose a Sedan car or SUV car according to your preference. Toll taxes, fuel and driver fee are included in the package. You can choose your pick up time as per your reference.Vehicle types:Sedan car-Etios, Dzire, Accent or similarSuitable for 3-4 passengersSUV car-Innova, TUV 300, Sumo or similarSuitable for 4-6 passengers
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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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Triund Trek in December 2020 | Book @ ₹967 Only! Best Seller
Triund Trek in December 2020 | Book @ ₹967 Only!

2D/1N

Mcleodganj

About the Triund Trek in December - Embark yourself on the Triund Trek in December 2020 to find a true escape from all your hectic routine. Triund is accounted for as one of the most popular yet easiest treks in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Instead, it is a crown jewel of McLeodganj which is famous for its riveting waterfalls, monasteries, cafes, and sublime hills. The lush little town of Triund is a large gorgeous land of vast stretches of grass and a perfect place to dwell for the stargazers, bird watchers, and photographers. Trekking all over for 1100 meters high altitude, the Triund Hill offers scenic views of the captivating Kangra Valley. The winter months are the most favourable time to be a part of this trek as the cold weather does not hinder your trekking enthusiasm. Besides, the picturesque views of the snow-capped Kangra Valley are simply adoring. This is why most of the trekkers plan their Triund Trek in December. The presence of a dense mist or fog may obstruct in capturing the picture-perfect view of the snow-capped mountain ranges. However, the stepper trekking spots and the unexpected road conditions will definitely test every single ounce of your stamina. In the end, sustaining this winter trek is worthy as you walk down the path laid with thick covers of forests of Oak and Rhododendrons. Quick Facts:Group Size: Min 1, Max 10Transportation: No transportation includedTrekking Distance: 9 km Maximum Altitude: 9,432 ft Difficulty Level: Easy Starting and Ending Point: Mcleodganj 
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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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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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Adventurous Tour of North India For 13 Days
Adventurous Tour of North India For 13 Days

13D/12N

About the Activity:Is the Himalayan adventure tour your dream? Are you finding it difficult to plan an extensive tour to capture the maximum of this beautiful region?Then check this sightseeing cum adventure activity package which gives you the exotic opportunity to experience the life of adventure junkies.Indulge in a 13 day long trip starting from Delhi and pass the major cities like Rishikesh, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Mcleodganj, Dharamkot, Triund, Bir etc.The extended forest areas, dhabas, rough roads, the mighty Ganges, shopping centres, naturally blessed regions, blissfully lying mountain ranges etc will make your tour incomparable.This enthralling tour has umpteen number of pulsating activities like river rafting and bungee jumping in Rishikesh, trekking, paragliding in Bir and camping under the stars listening to the ubiquitous noises of the hill forests.The package includes food, accommodation in hotels and tents and all the transportation during the tour.There are two variants available: 1) For a Group of Minimum 10 or 14 PAX and 2) For a Group of Minimum 6 PAX.
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Sightseeing Tour and Adventure Activities in North India
Sightseeing Tour and Adventure Activities in North India

8D/7N

About the Activity:Himalayan adventure activities are anyone's dream, from time immemorial, as the location lying near the lofty snow-clad peaks are hardy, glistening and breathtakingly amazing.But the unpredictable climatic conditions, the lesser number of days etc act as villains to your dreams to fulfill the bucket list of adventure activities you have been carrying for a while.Here is a stop to your longing. This is an opportunity to enter the cult of adventure junkies keeping Himalayas as their motherland. A sightseeing tour starting from Chandigarh has everything which satiates the word adventure, very well.An 8 day long trip keeps its targets as Chandigarh, Amritsar, Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Mcleodganj, Dharamkot, Triund, Bir etc.From trekking to paragliding, the trip offers a package of adventure cum laid-back, a tailor made vacation to all those chaotic minds.There are two variants available: 1) For a Group of Minimum 10 or 14 PAX and 2) For a Group of Minimum 6 PAX.The package includes food, accommodation in hotels and tents and all the transportation during the trip.
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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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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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Adventure Camping at Barot
Adventure Camping at Barot

2D/1N

Mandi

About the Activity:A popular camping destination near Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, Barot is a situated at 6,100ft in th Mandi district at Himachal Pradesh.The campsite is tucked away in forests of pine, oak and deodar and presents a gorgeous escape with tall mountains.As soon as you arrive, you can embark on adventure activities such as rock climbing, rappelling and river crossing and enjoy a bonfire in the evening.The next day, you can enjoy a picturesque sunrise and checkout from the camp to go to the waterfall, marking the end of this wondrous journey.
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Corporate Team Outing with Adventure Activities at Damdama Lake
Corporate Team Outing with Adventure Activities at Damdama Lake

8H

New Delhi

About the Activity:Get a warm welcome on your arrival at the resort with non alcoholic drinks.Indulge in some fun filled activities like Zip line, Burma bridge, Trust walk , Tarzan Swing etc.Feel the thrill and enjoy boating in the river after a mouth watering buffet lunch.Grow your bond with your tram mates while indulging in some other activities like Commando bridge, Commando net, River crossing, Twine, Balance walk and Tyer crossing etc.Make your evening special with some music in the evening with the DJ along with your friends.Delight in your evening tea and then indulge in some team building activities like Tambola and Musical chair.Enjoy a rain dance and also try some in house games.Make your evening special with a bonfire and music (on request).Price mentioned is for minimum 20 people
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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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Horse Riding in Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Horse Riding in Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh

4H

About the Activity: Embark on this amazing 4 hour long horse riding activity that will take you through the picteresque environs of Solang Valley. Delight in this 8 km ride till Dhundi.Horse Riding is one of the most interesting and attractive activity for the people who visit Himachal. With this activity, both beginners and experienced riders have the opportunity to experience a wonderful safari with some fine riding opportunities in the Himachal Pradesh.Meal Types: Vegetarian and non-Vegetarian - Snack boxActivity: Horse ridingDifficulty Level: Easy - Moderate
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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.