Chhatbir Zoological Park
( 15 Kms. from Chandigarh)
The Zoo spreads over an extensive wooded area on the banks of the Ghaggar river. This large zoo famous for Lion safari, apart from star attraction Royal Bengal Tigers.
( 80 Kms. from Chandigarh)
Anadpur sahib, or Takhat Sri Keshgarh, is one of the four takhats of the Kikh religion. Takhat means "throne" or seat of temporal power. This historic and impressive gurudwara is highly revered by the Sikhs. It was here that their tenth guru, Guru Gobind Singh, baptized his follwers into the Khalsa, the casteless brotherhood of saint soldiers.
( 116 Kms. from Chandigarh)
Bhakra dam, the highest dam of its kind I the world spans the river Sutlej, its poer houses light up all of North India. The mian dam at Bhakra in the mountains has a 40 square kilometer reservoir, Gobind Sagar which has boating facilities and a restaurant.
( 240 Kms. from Chandigarh)
Ths ancient, beautiful and holy city, home to the world famous Golden Temple, Amritsar (literally, "Pool of Nectar"), was founded by Guru Ramdas, the fourth guru of the Sikhs, in the year 1579. Amritsar is considered the most significant seat of Sikh history and culture, as well as a flourishing trade center.