Sukhna Lake

  1. Sukhna Lake is a 3 sq. km rainfed lake created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe, a seasonal stream coming down from Shivalik hills.
  2. Sukhna Lake is a sanctuary for many exotic migratory birds like- Siberian Duck, Storks and Cranes during winter month.
  3. The Lake is declared National  Wetland by Government of India.
  4. It’s a venue for many festive celebrations like Mango festival during monsoons.
  5. The Sukhna Lake, has longest channel for rowing and yachting events in Asia.


  1. Boating:- 2 types of peddle boats - 2 seater and 4 seater, Shikara boat, Solar cruise.
    1. Ticket Counter for purchase of tickets. Charges -
  2. Portrait Making:- Portrait artists makes the sketches. Charges- Rs. 200 to Rs. 500
  3. Amusement Park:- Train rides, bull ride and other joy rides for children.
  4. Eating point:- CITCO Cafeteria, Chef Lakeview and other eating shops to munch on food.
  5. Peep in the Souvenir Shop:- One can buy gift items
  6. Walk of Art:- Display of various sculptures to enhance the beauty of Sukhna Lake.
  7. Garden of Silence:- Meditative space at the end of Sukhna Lake. Features seated Buddha.
  8. Sukhna Lake Park:- Scenic green space featuring manmade Lake with paddle boats, a jogging trail, bird watching; Sunrise and sunset view.
  9. Sukhna Interpretation Centre:- Indian Art Museum to sensitise and educate visitors about environmental conservation
  10. Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary:- It’s reserved for the Conservation of flora and fauna. Flowers, shade-giving trees are planted and tree cover in reserved forest area. Information panels displays details about flora and fauna.
  11. Visit of Migratory Birds in winters.
  12. Sukhna Museum:- Sukhna Museum displays photography exhibition of Sukhna Lake.
Address : Sector-1, Chandigarh (U.T.)
Open : Daily
Timings : 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Entry Fee : Free of cost


Sector 1, Chandigarh 160001


4th Floor Paryavaran Bhawan, Madhya Marg Sector 19-B, Chandigarh

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