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Popular Things To Do in Panchkula

Let’s come and explore something new and interesting that relieves all stress and negativity. There are many things that people love to do in their leisure time, over the weekends or in their daily routine. There is so much to do in Panchkula that you will be amazed what this town has to offer. Popularly known as a city just next to Chandigarh. We are sure post reading this blog you will find out this city does have its very unique own personality.

Pinjore Garden ( Yadvinder Garden)

Situated in the footstep of Shivalik hills. This is a 17th-century garden built by Fidai Khan. The garden has beautiful fountains, an Amusement park, a Food Court, and a lush view of Shivalik hills. It’s a perfect example of where history meets contemporary. There are often various festivals organised in the premises of this location hence making it a perfect weekend Picnic spot for the family in Tricity.

How To ReachOld Kalka Shimla Road, Chandigarh Shimla Highway

Best Time to Visit: During the spring and autumn would be the most ideal.

Timings Open: 7 AM to 9:30 PM Open all 7 days


Choki Dhani

Located on Kalka Shimla Expressway. Choki Dhoni is a perfect aroma of Rajasthani culture. Beautifully constructed this is a popular tourist spot for people visiting the town from all around the globe. They have a great variety of Rajasthani food as well as various activities such as magic shows, Rope tricks, Popular Rajasthani Dance, and Folk music. This place is sure must visit for people coming from abroad.

How To Reach: Amaravati Enclave( Kalka Chandigarh Highway)

Best time to visit: Avoid visiting in June and July. 

Timings open: 4:30 PM to 11 PM Open all 7 days

Fun City

FunCity is one of the biggest amusement parks around tricity. This is the perfect place to escape the scorching summer heat. Suitable for people of all ages Fun-city is especially popular among kids. Schools often bring children for short trips. Weekends are especially very crowded here. They also offer an Amusement park with amazing water slides and with wave pool. This place can surely be known as one of the best places to visit in Panchkula.

How To Reach : Near Ramgarh Fort ( Ramgarh Panchkula )

Best Time to Visit: Avoid visiting from November to January 

Timings Open: 9 AM to 6 PM 

Cactus Garden

Constructed in 1987 National Cactus and Succulent Botanical Garden or popularly known as the Cactus garden is the largest of its kind in ASIA. This one-of-a-kind garden is housing more than 4000 Species of rare botanical marvels. A heaven for people in the hobby of gardening and cactus collection. This place also houses a rare variety of Bonsai, Aloes, Gasterias, and Haworthias. You may also purchase plants from the front end of the garden. A trip to Panchkula is surely not complete without appreciating this one-of-a-kind place. This is surely amongst the Top Places to Visit in Panchkula.

How To reach: Sector 5 Panchkula( Opposite sector 9 showrooms)

Best time to visit: Ideal throughout the year

Timings open: Monday To Saturday 8 AM to 6 PM and on Sundays 9 AM to 6 PM


Morni Hills

Although this place is around 32 KMS from the main town of Panchkula this is surely a must-add place on your visit to the city. Surrounded by lush green forest and an abundance of wildlife. This is very popular amongst people who are fond of creating vlogs. Tikkar Taal lake has some amazing views as well as adventure sports. Do keep in mind the place has limited phone connectivity and JIO and BSNL are the only ones with connectivity in the area. There are a few very popular Maggi joints in the area. Also very popular for people looking for their pre-bridal shoots.

How To Reach: Take a left turn from Chandigarh Ramgarh road. 

Best time to visit: Anytime but please Avoid Monsoons 

Timings Open: Tikkar taal resort is open at all times


AASMA Revolving Restaurant

Revolving restaurant situated on the banks of river Ghaggar and Shivalik hills. A posh restaurant with views to die for AASMA surely adds a twist to the serene environment it is situated in. Located on the main highway this is surely a place to take sunk in all the beauty of tall gazing mountains and serene river. They have rooms available as well with tariffs suitable for most. They have bars, A la carte and vegan food options as well. This can surely be one of the best places to visit in Panchkula.

How To reach: Amaravati enclave ( NH 22 Mall) 

Best time visit: Any time of the year 

Timings Open: 11 AM to 11 PM


So next time you visit Panchkula make sure you visit all the places recommended above. We hope at Tricity diaries that your experience stays amazing.

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