Chandigarh, Punjab

Chandigarh is situated in Punjab, it is a famous city of North .

Places to Visit
rose garden

Top Activities

Package for Chandigarh

Shimla and Manali Tour Package

Chandigarh, Delhi, Manali, Shimla
6 Days/ 5 Nights
Rs. 16000

Manali Hills Tour Package

Chandigarh, Delhi, Manali
5 Days/ 4 Nights
Rs. 12500

Jeep Safari and Trekking Tour To Manali

Chandigarh, Kinnaur, Manali
13 Days/ 12 Nights
Rs. 42649

Shimla & Manali Holiday Package

Chandigarh, Delhi, Kullu, Manali, Shimla
7 Days/ 6 Nights
Rs. 15999

Hotels in Chandigarh

Best Western Maryland

Rs. 3499 onwards

Shagun Chandigarh

Rs. 850 onwards

City Heart 18

Rs. 1699 onwards

City Heart Premium

Rs. 2550 onwards

Royal City Chandigarh

Rs. 1450 onwards

Corporate Inn

Rs. 2200 onwards

Hotel Diamond Plaza

Rs. 2500 onwards

Hotel Sun Valley

Rs. 1200 onwards

Citi Heights

Rs. 2500 onwards

City Plaza 17

Rs. 2500 onwards
About Chandigarh Tourism

Chandigarh is a modern city and the state capital of Haryana and Punjab. It is the first planned city of India post independence designed by Le Corbusier. It is known as one of India’s clean and beautiful city. There is a very famous Rose Garden along with museum and art gallery in the city. The main shopping area sector 17, is the “heart” of Le Corbusier’s Plan.

History of Chandigarh

The history of Chandigarh isn’t very old. Its foundation was laid in 1952. Before the independence Lahore was capital of Punjab province, but post independence Lahore went to Pakistan. And Chandigarh was made the capital of Punjab. And Haryana earlier a part of Punjab was separated as Hindi speaking state then. Chandigarh is also the capital city of Haryana. The city layout was designed by French architect Le Corbusier and was supported by our then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. Its name is derived from a village existing near it.

Culture of Chandigarh

Chandigarh is a cosmopolitan city, with a blend of mix culture. It has people from every community in its heart. But the major influence of city is North – Indian with the language Hindi and Punjabi spoken widely.The city is too much into eating, one can find fast food to Chinese to South Indian to local dishes all around. Along with north Indian you can also find worshiping places in south Indian style architect.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Leisure Valley: It is one of most famous and beautiful destination of Chandigarh. It is like a garland of gardens that beautifies the whole city.

Sukhna Lake: It is situated in the foothills of India. It is an artificial lake made in 1958. It is 3 km long. People come here to rejuvenate, picnic, boating, yachting etc. It is the relax point for the people of the city.

Rose Garden: It is named after India’s former president Mr. Zakir Hussain. It is the largest of India and distinct in Asia. The beautiful garden has more than 17000 plants.

Mansa Devi: The temple is a symbol of Himalayan culture and faith located at Shivalik range.

Foods and Shopping guide of Chandigarh

Books n Brew: This is among one of the best place to enjoy fast food in city located in sector 38.

Fine Dine: This is the best place to enjoy the food in the city located in sector 37.

Pind Balluchi Restaurant: This is the best place to enjoy the high quality of hospitality service by tasting your favorite dish. The restaurant is located in sector 22.

City Centre: This is the famous destination of the city for shopping. You can buy any or everything here located in sector 17 of the city.

Paras Downtown Square Mall: This is the famous shopping mall of the city. You can find everything in the mall you like to buy, located in Zirakpur of Chandigarh.

How to reach Chandigarh

Flight: Chandigarh is well connected to flight from all major destination of India. All major airline operate to the airport of this city.

By Road: You can reach Chandigarh by road also. You can use private transport or common transport to enter the city. The city is well connected by road with major Highways crossing the nation.

Train: You can reach by train also. The city is well connected by train. Trains from all major destinations passes the city.

Travelling in Chandigarh

Autorickshaw and Rickshaw: Autorickshaw and rickshaw are available in the city to travel from one point to another. You can use it as these are the cheapest mode of local travel.

Taxi: The best and comfortable way to travel in the city is taxi, you can book it at the negotiable amount, it also saves your time and save from sunlight.

Minibus: There are minibuses on some fixed routes. You can explore the point of interest in the city on the minibus also.

Travel Tips for Chandigarh Trip

Carry Passport Inc. Visa, Cash Card, Credit Card, Health Insurance Card if any, Vaccination Booklet, Program Booklet, Important Phone Numbers and Extra Passport Copy.

Carry your sun cream, hand sanitizers, soap/Shampoo, personal medicines and ant diarrheal medicines.

Avoid wearing too short clothes. Carry your Sunglasses, party clothing and representative clothing.

In terms of Electronics, must carry your phone+charger, photo-video cam, E-banking.

Other miscellaneous things to carry are travel guide, books/magazines, playing cards, neck-pillow.

Map of Chandigarh

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