Chandigarh Garden Tour Itinerary

Rose Garden and Cactus Garden visit

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

First spot has to be the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, to give your trip a perfect start.

It is known to be the largest rose garden in Asia. It has countless varieties of not only roses but many herbs and plants that are used for medicinal purposes. The display of flowers, lawns and arches make it one of the most visited spot for tourists and localities as well.

Time duration: 1 hour – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: Auto or OLA/UBER; hardly takes 10 minutes.

Second attraction for the day is one-of-a-kind, Cactus Garden, 11 km from city centre.

Such garden is exclusive and hard to find anywhere else. The garden is home to some rare and endangered species of cacti. It is a research centre and is situated in Panchkula. Plantsmen and garden lovers will love to visit this unique garden.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: OLA/UBER.

You can look to have your lunch here and there are multiple restaurants and food joints around the garden.  Gopal Sweets is very popular in this area which serves vegetarian North Indian, South Indian and Chinese cuisines at a price range of Rs. 500 – 600 for two. Just 500 meters from Cactus garden.

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More Gardens

03:00 PM – 07:00 PM

After cactus garden, you would love to see the newly built, Japanese Garden.

Inaugurated in the year 2014, the garden has gained immense popularity. The decoration, cleanliness, energetic visitors are something you cannot afford to skip. The architectures and sculptures which are native to the land of rising sun make it photographer’s paradise.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: An OLA/UBER will take 15 minutes.

Your garden tour ends at Garden of Fragrance

The garden is so named because of the blooming fragrant flowers. No doubt, this is one of the most colourful gardens. An ideal place to spend your evenings and wind up the day.

Interested folks can look to visit the ISKCON Temple adjacent to the garden.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Mode of Transport: Auto from Japanese Garden.

Head towards to hotel and give yourself some rest.


Night owls and shopaholics will be very keen to visit the Elante Mall. The mall is very prominent and is receives large number of footfalls daily. Scout for the restaurants and bars that suits your mood and enjoy the late evening.

Mode of Transport: Auto or OLA/UBER

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