Panchkula in One DayPanchkula is a small city which can be easily explored in a day. Apart from being a part of Chandigarh tricity and a gateway to some of the most beautiful hilly terrains and locales, Panchkula has many tourist attractions as well. Panchkula is also one of the most well planned urban locations in North India and people visit this city also to experience the impeccable planning and layout of the town.
Therefore, if on a one day trip to the city of Panchkula one needs to be organized so as to be able to view maximum tourist attractions without any hassle.The road distance from Chandigarh Sector 43 which is the nodal point of entry into Panchkula to Panchkula city is approximately 16 kms and it takes about 25-40 minutes to cover this distance subject to the weather and road conditions. Given below are the locations that can form the part of one’s itinerary:
Pinjore Gardens in Panchkula
Pinjore Gardens are arguably the most visited tourist attraction of the city of Panchkula. Pinjore Gardens are situated at a distance of about 18 kilometres from Panchkula bus stand. The gardens are located in the village of Pinjore in the Panchkula district of Haryana. Gardens exemplify the Mughal architectural designs and grandeur. Apart from the beautiful flora, gardens are also known for the eight ‘mahals’ set up in a pyramid like structure which provides a novel look to the gardens. The visit of Panchkula is incomplete without experiencing the breathtaking view of these gardens and the mahals built inside.
Cactus Gardens in Panchkula
Apart from Pinjore Graden, another popular gardens located in Panckula are Cactus Gardens. Cactus Graden is home to some of the most exquisite and endangered species of cacti plants. The garden is a treat not just for tourists but also those with botanical bent of mind and is frequented by scientists and students for educational purposes too.
The garden has more than 3500 different species of Cacti plants, some of them handpicked by the experts from varied locations across the world. Thus, including Cactus Garden in your itinerary while visiting Panchkula is a wise thing to do!!
Panchkula also has something to offer for the religiously inclined. Panchkula is home to two of the famous religious centers, one Sikh and the other Hindu.
Morni Hills in Panchkula:
Panchkula also has the lone hill station of the state of Haryana named Morni Hills. Morni is a tourist place in Morni Hills in Panchkula district of Haryana in India. Morni Hills are created out of the offshoots of Shivalik range of the Himalayas, which runs in two parallel ranges. The village of Morni lies on the sides of mountains, at 1222 meters above mean sea level. History assigns the name of Morni to a Queen who is believed to have ruled this area. Among the hills, lie two lakes, the larger is about 552 meters long and 463 meters broad and the other about 364 meters either way.
Apart from these tourist attractions, for those willing to go for some clubbing and shopping, Shalimar and Bella Vista provides promising avenues. These high end shopping malls is a treat for the urban populations and caters to its needs and demands.