Top Interesting Things To Do In Chandigarh In A Single Day-
Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and Haryana. Its connect both states. Chandigarh is also known as The City Beautiful. Because it is so clean and green city. You will find much greenery in this city. Its also connect Delhi to Himachal Pradesh. It is 250 km far away from New Delhi. You can easily reach here by 5-6 hours bus or train journey. You can also reach Chandigarh by Flight on Chandigarh International Airport. There are lots of interesting things to do in Chandigarh and many places to visit. Let’s know about it-
Start Your Day With Morning Walk at Sukhna Lake-
Its a beautiful lake of Chandigarh. You can easily reach here by booking taxi or auto from any corner of Chandigarh. You will find many local citizens there when you go there for the morning walk. This is the routine for local people to do morning walk and yoga here. You can also do boating in this lake. It is too good if you are in the group of 2 or 4 persons.
Visit Rose Garden-
After spending your morning time at Sukhna Lake, visit rose garden. Rosegarden is one of the top places to visit in Chandigarh. Rosegarden, located at sector 16 of Chandigarh is a place to relax amid nature at its best. There are many qualities of roses in this garden. Its a big park of Chandigarh. You can easily go here by booking taxi or auto from Sukhna lake.
Visit Rock Garden-
After a visit to the rose garden, let’s move and visit rock garden. There are two rock gardens by Nek Chand. The most famous and most elaborate one is in Chandigarh. There is also a smaller one in Kerala. You have to pay Rs 20 Entry Ticket for this park. This is one of the top places to visit in Chandigarh. You can spent a quality time here in between the statues and creativity from the waste rocks and other things. It has over 2,000 sculptures created from anything, from debris to rubble to junk.
Try Food From Road Side Stall-
I don’t know you like it or not but try food or snacks from roadside stalls also when you are in Chandigarh. You will like it. The spicy food of Punjab and Haryana is famous in complete India. You can find these stalls everywhere or in every market of Chandigarh. Check the cleanness before eating. Some you will find very good food there or some time worst also.
Shopping at Elante Mall-
Elante mall is one of the largest malls of North India. So visit Elante Mall and spend time there. It is situated in the middle of the city, so you can reach easily here. It covers over 20 acres in area and is around four floors tall. There are many brand’s showroom in this mall. You can also enjoy your lunch here. The parking space in elante mall is good.
Visit Pinjore Garden-
Pinjore garden is little far from city centre. This is big park spread over a massive area of 100 acres. It is also known as Yadvinder Garden. Pinjore garden has a mini zoo, historic places, Japanese garden, nursery and a number of picnic spots. According to the Hindu mythology, it is said that it is over here that Pandava brothers have rested during their exile. That’s why visit Pinjore garden is one of the top interesting things to do in Chandigarh.
Shopping at Sector 17 Market at night-
Sector 17 market is the famous market of Chandigarh. You heard about it on many songs if you like to listen to Punjabi or Haryanvi Song. This is located near the city centre, so you can easily reach here by public transport like the city bus, auto, cab etc. There is the showroom of many brands here. You can purchase clothes and accessories of almost every brand here. If you go there on Friday’s night, you will see Musical Fountain Show also in the market, which is very big, beautiful and free of cost. Do shopping or window shopping in Sector 17 market of Chandigarh but must visit if you are coming to Chandigarh for one day.
Take Makke di Roti and Sarso Da Saag in Dinner-
It Night Time, search for any punjabi desi dhaba and eat Makke di Roti and Sarso Da Saag in Dinner. I am sure it will make your trip unforgettable. This is the famous food of Punjab. Try it in lunch or dinner whenever you want if you are the foodie like me.
There are many interesting things to do in Chandigarh in one day. You don’t need 2 or 3 day to explore Chandigarh. There are not so place to visit in Chandigarh like Delhi or other tourist place.
Happy Traveling :)