48 hours in Chandigarh - Itineraries

  • Rock Garden, Chandigarh

The eminent places that has to be on your list when trying to explore the best of Chandigarh in just 48 hours

Day 1:

9:00 AM - Start your day by visiting the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden. It is one of the largest rose gardens in Asia and has over 50,000 rose bushes of different varieties. Spend some time admiring the beautiful flowers and taking pictures.

11:00 AM - Next, head to Sector 15C Market which is just a few minutes away from the rose garden. This market is known for its trendy clothes, accessories, and street food. You can shop for souvenirs or grab a quick bite to eat.

1:00 PM - After exploring the market, it's time to head to the Japanese Garden. This serene garden is inspired by Japanese architecture and has a beautiful lake, pagoda towers, and a meditation center. Take a stroll around the garden and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

3:00 PM - End your day with a cup of tea or coffee at the garden's tea house. Relax and soak in the beauty of the garden before heading back to your hotel.
Note: The timings are flexible and can be adjusted as per your convenience. Also, make sure to carry sunscreen, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes for the day.


Day 2:

9:00 AM - Start your day by visiting the Sector 7 Market. It is one of the most popular markets in Chandigarh and offers a wide range of shopping options, including clothes, accessories, and handicrafts.

11:00 AM - After exploring the market, head towards Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore. It is a beautiful Mughal-style garden located on the outskirts of Chandigarh. Spend some time admiring the lush greenery, fountains, and pavilions. 

1:00 PM - Grab lunch at one of the many restaurants near Yadavindra Gardens.

2:00 PM - Next, head towards Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, Chhat Bir Zoo, Zirakpur. It is a large zoo that houses a variety of animals, including tigers, lions, elephants, and birds. You can also enjoy a safari ride here.

5:00 PM - After spending a few hours at the zoo, head back to Chandigarh.

6:00 PM - Reach Chandigarh and spend some time exploring the city's famous  landmarks, such as the Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake.

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