Chandigarh is the capital city of two north Indian states including Haryana and Punjab. The city is well known for its variety of gardens. Chandigarh is famous for its planned architecture of the city with modern grid-planned neat and well-constructed roads and houses. So let us have an insight about Chandigarh tourism.
About Chandigarh Tourism
How To Reach Chandigarh
- By Air: The airport is situated at about 11 kms away from the city. Chandigarh airport receives various flights from Amritsar, Delhi, and Leh. From here, you can hire an auto-rickshaw or taxi to reach the city.
- By Rail: Chandigarh is connected by rail but the railway station is not present in the city center. The city is around half an hour away from the railway station. You can board a bus from the station to the city. Taxi services are also available.
- By Bus: Chandigarh is well connected by the road. The city is well known for its wide roads which are traffic less. The bus station is at sector 17. Bus services are available from various north Indian cities.
Best Time To Visit Chandigarh
From November to March is the best time to visit Chandigarh as the weather is pleasant here and is best for sightseeing. The festival of garden is held at the month of February which is the best time as the different shapes and varieties of flower blossom this time. You can avoid the summer time as the temperature rises up to 40°C.
Where To Stay In Chandigarh
There are various options of places to stay in Chandigarh. Most of the hotels are located in Sector 22 near the bus terminal. The high-class hotels here provide all the facilities such as multi-cuisine restaurants, swimming pool, and various other facilities.
Activities In Chandigarh
There is a variety of outdoor activities you can enjoy in Chandigarh including Boating, Bird watching, Yachting, Picnics and Water skiing. You can enjoy these water sports at Sukhna Lake, an artificial water body.
Places To Visit In Chandigarh
- Rock Garden
- Leisure Valley
- Sukhna Lake
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