Places To Visit In Panchkula

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Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Panchkula:

1. Morni Hills

4.0 /5

11 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Situated on the outskirts of Panchkula, Morni Hills is a great place for bird watching and trekking enthusiasts. Popular birds which are sighted here include Wallcreeper, Crested Kingfisher, Bar-tailed Treecreeper, Blue Peafowl, Kalij Pheasant, Red Junglefowl, Grey Grancolin, Quails, Himalayan Bulbul and Oriental Turtle Dove.

2. Cactus Garden, Panchkula

Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Established by Dr J.S. Sarkaria, the Cactus Garden is a fascinating place with a wide collection of Indian succulents, and is the largest such garden in the world.

3. Pinjore Gardens

Must visit 3.3 /5

12 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Situated roughly 15 km from Panchkula, this garden is spread over an area of 100 acres, and is also called Yadvinder garden. The work of creating this garden began in the seventeenth century.

4. Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula

4.0 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Built by Maharaja Gopal Singh, the ruler of Manimajra in 1815 AD, Mansa Devi Temple is believed to grant blessings when wished with complete devotion.

5. Nada Sahib

4.0 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Perched upon the Shivalik Hills, Nada Sahib is a Sikh Gurudwara frequented by followers of Sikhism as well as by other travellers. It is situated on the banks of the Ghaggar river and is believed to be a place where Guru Gobind Singh halted while he was travelling after the Battle of Bhangani in 1688 from Paonta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib. It is a sure shot way to restore mental peace and soothe the tired soul if you do happen to be in Panchkula. Pay your respects, recite the 'hukumnama' of the day and don't miss the Langar. The worshipper count rises on the full-moon day (Pooranmashi) of every month.

6. Yadvinder Garden

Must visit 3.4 /5 View 5+ photos

12 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Yadvinder Garden, also called the Pinjore garden situated 20 km off Panchkula is a very popular tourist spot. The work of establishing this garden began in the seventeenth century.

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7. Ramgarh Fort

3.0 /5

6 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

With its history tracing up to 360 years, Ramgarh Fort was built under the aegis of Chandel Rajputs from the plains of Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh.

8. Garden of Silence

8 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Situated in Bhagwanpura, Garden of Silence is a meditative space which house a massive idol of Buddha. The garden swears by its name and it offers a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere for meditation amidst lush green surroundings with a beautiful view of the Shivalik Ranges in the backdrop.

9. Chattbir Zoo

9 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Chattbir Zoo, also known as Mahendra Choudhary Zoological Park is a zoological park in Zikarpur near Chandigarh. The park is home to a vast variety of animals, birds and reptiles. Sprawling over an expansive 202 acres of land, the zoo offers an open enclosure to the animals to retain their natural habitat environment. The highlight of the zoo is Royal Bengal Tiger.

10. Chokhi Dhani

448 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Situated on Highway NH22 near Panchkula, Chokhi Dhani is a quintessential village that has been designed to encourage the rural art and heritage culture of Rajasthan. It has its counterpart in Rajasthan also and this one has also been based on the same. Aside from the mud thatch dwellings, to traditional and authentic Rajasthani food, every tiny detail in Chokhi Dhani has been designed keeping in mind the rural culture of Rajasthan.

11. Gurudwara Toka Sahib

37 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Panchkula

Situated on the border of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, Gurudwara Toka Sahib is built in the honour of Guru Gobind Singh. It is believed that the Guru stayed here for a couple of days in 1688. Toka Sahib is basically a modest room with a spacious verandah and is entirely painted in white. Other than that, the hut is also located in the premises where the caretaker of the shrine exists. In addition to that, there is also an ancient well which is considered holy. The surroundings boasts of serenity and peace.

FAQs on Panchkula

What are the top sightseeing places in Panchkula?

The top sightseeing places in Panchkula are Morni Hills, Cactus Garden, Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens, Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula, Nada Sahib, Yadvinder Garden.

Can you suggest an itinerary for Panchkula?

Day 1- Check-in at the hotel at Chandigarh. Local sightseeing around the city, visit Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Dolls museum and Elante Mall.
Day 2- Leave for Panchkula after breakfast First visit the Chattbir zoo, which homes around 110 species of animals. Next, visit the Cactus garden, a fascinating place with a wide collection of Indian succulents. Then visit the Mansa Devi temple built in 1815 AD. Day 3- Visit the Pinjore Gardens, located on the outskirts of Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens are famous for its Mughal architecture. Then, visit the Morni Hills, a great place for bird watching and trekking.

How can I commute within Panchkula?

Public transports and Private cabs are easily available.
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