Holiday Trip in Chandigarh

Enjoy Fun-filled Trip with Chandigarh Holiday Packages

Often called as one of the leading and the finest planned cities of India, Chandigarh is a beautiful place to explore as a tourist. The city was designed by a renowned French architect, Le Corbusier whose effortless and elite planning has defined it as "the City Beautiful." This beautiful city is named after Hindu Goddess Chandi, "also known as the Goddess of Power" and the incarnation of Mata Shakti. Chandigarh is sited near the foothills of the Sivalik range of the Himalayas in northwest India. It covers an area of around 44.5 114 square kilometers and shares its borders with the states of Punjab and Haryana. Chandigarh is a shared capital of both the states of Haryana and Punjab. Amongst all in the country, Chandigarh is a very young city and does not have any of such historical monuments. However, the city simply compliments the same by appealing tourists with natural beauty (lakes, parks and gardens etc.) and modern architectures. So, explore this wonderful city by booking various Chandigarh holiday packages and get the best Chandigarh travel experience with us!
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Best Sightseeing Places in Chandigarh

So, make sure you visit these beautiful attractions during your Chandigarh tour.

Capitol Complex:
The most famous tourist attraction in the city, this complex is situated in the sector 1 of Chandigarh. This modern complex consists of the Assembly, the Secretariat and the High Court.
The Open Hand:
The Open Hand is the next amazing modern architecture located in Chandigarh. It is situated in the Capitol Complex and comprises of a giant hand, which soars up to the height of 85 feet from a hollow trench and attracts a large number of visitors and tourists. The monument is made of metal sheets and capable of rotating to deliver the message that Chandigarh happily receives all without any division.
Rock Garden:
Another major tourist attraction of attraction the city is the Rock Garden. Built by Nek Chand, it is one-of-its kind garden, which consists of art objects that have been made from urban waste material. The garden sprawls over an area of about 12 acres and located very close to the popular Capitol Complex.
Sukhna Lake:
A heaven for nature lovers, Sukhna Lake is a must visit destination for tourists and travel visiting Chandigarh. This picturesque lake is situated in Sector-1 of Chandigarh city. You can enjoy for boating, just sit on the 2-km-long boulevard or have some great time in the restaurants on its banks and spoil yourself in the beauty of nature.
Sector 17 Plaza:
Sector 17 Plaza is a famous hangout area and important place in Chandigarh city. You can call it a major city centre and shopping area. Sector 17 Plaza is planned as four pedestrian concourses, which meet at a central chowk (intersection). But, it is mainly a pedestrian's paradise adorned with fountains, sculptures and groves of trees.
Other Important Attractions:
Leisure Valley, Rose Garden, Botanical Garden and International Dolls Museum are some of the other popular tourist attractions of the city.

Best Time for Holidaying in Chandigarh

Chandigarh's seasons can well defined into hot and cool climates. The best time for visiting the place is from September to March. This duration is best for sightseeing and outdoor activities. So, plan your Chandigarh trip accordingly and enjoy the best of this City Beautiful.

Must Buy Things from Chandigarh

Shopping in the city beautiful, Chandigarh is a delightful experience as the markets here offer almost everything as per the requirements of every segment of society. They offer a huge assortment of goods, including local as well as foreign brands, because the city does not have any traditional goods specific to the state. The major shopping markets in Chandigarh are in Sector 17 which has handicrafts emporiums from different states from where you can buy embroidered silk garments, phulkari, punjabi dupattas, woolen garments, wood crafts and the traditional leather jootis (embroidered slip-ons). There are good leather products shops in Sector 17 and Sector 22. So, enjoy the most of your Chandigarh vacation by shopping for your favorite items/products and handicraft souvenirs for your loved ones back home.

Explore Options to Reach Chandigarh

Before booking Chandigarh holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can reach to this beautiful city of Rajasthan.
By Air
It has its domestic airport serving scheduled commercial flights to major cities of India including Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Indore and Srinagar. The airport is just 8 KM away from the city centre.
By Train
Chandigarh railway station lies in the Northern Railway zone of the Indian Railway network and offer good connectivity to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Lucknow, Jaipur, Bhopal, Trivandrum, Indore and Amritsar. It also links other cities like Ambala, Kollam, Panipat and Kalka.
By Road
The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) operates public transport as well as ply frequent buses to the neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and to Delhi. Chandigarh is well- connected by road by NH 21 (Chandigarh - Leh) and NH 22 (Ambala - Kalka - Shimla - Khab, Kinnaur).
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