Sukhna Lake

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    Location: Sector 1, Chandigarh 160001

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 to 2 hours (approximately)

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    Situated at a distance of 5.5 km from Chandigarh Bus Station is one of the worth visiting places in the city of Chandigarh in India. This beautiful lake is a manmade lake situated at the foothills of the Shivalik range in the city of Chandigarh. This is a man-made lake that is one of the most picturesque lakes in the country and a must-visit place in the city of Chandigarh. If you are visiting Chandigarh you can’t miss this place.


    Sukhna Lake in ChandigarhThis is one of the most beautiful places in Chandigarh. It is a wonderful place to see the sunrise and sunset. In summer the place looks amazing. It is a great picnic spot. The surroundings of the place are majestic. You. can experience boating here with your friends and family. There is a Shikara ride for couples and some other enjoyable activities. There are some food stalls also where you can find authentic south Indian food alongside Chinese and some other Indian foods like Kulcha and Bhelpuri. There are some rides for kids also available here so they will also Enjoy it.


    Is a reservoir at the foothills (Shivalik hills) of the Himalayas. This finest man-made lake in Chandigarh, India was made by Le Corbusier in the year of 1958 by damming the Sukha Choe which is a seasonal stream coming down from the Shivalik Hills. The depth of the lake is 18 feet and is spread across 3 sq km. It is enclosed by a golf course on the south and on the western end of the lake the famous Rock Garden is situated.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Sukhna Lake in ChandigarhThe beautiful man-made lake is surrounded by well-made infrastructure. The entrance of this place has hoards of shops, eateries, and amusement parks. The atmosphere of this place is so relaxing. You can find a cycling route surrounding the lake. The place is enclosed by a golf course on rugs south and on its western side you can find the very famous Rock Garden. Sukha lake is also a place where you will see various migratory birds like cranes and Siberian ducks. The scenic beauty of this place is absolutely mesmerizing. It is a delightful place for photographers and nature lovers.

    Opening Hours

    1. Saturday 5 AM to 9 PM
    2. Sunday 5 AM to 9 PM
    3. Monday 5 AM to 9 PM
    4. Tuesday 5 AM to 9 PM
    5. Wednesday 5 AM to 9 PM
    6. Thursday 5 AM to 9 PM
    7. Friday 5 AM to 9 PM

    Entry & Others Fees

    • No entry fee is needed to visit this place. But for boating, you need to pay some fee.
    • It is RS 100 for four people and RS. 50 for 2 people.

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to Sukhna lake is the Chandigarh International Airport. It is well connected with the other major cities of India. From there you can hire any local transport to reach your destination.

    By train: The Chandigarh Junction railway station is the closest to this beautiful lake. It is also well connected with the other major cities of India. You will find taxis and cabs outside the railway station, which can take you to your desired place easily.

    Tips for Travellers

    • Carry your camera 
    • Bring your belongings in a small bag
    • Carry a water bottle.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes this is a safe place for tourists.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed inside Sukha Lake?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed here.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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