Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is known for its alluring locations and tourist spots. Sukhna Lake is one of these amazing locations of Chandigarh. It is a man-made lake, stretching for a distance of 3sq.km. This mesmerizing and peaceful spot is located in the foothills of the Shivalik range.

This astonishing lake is a perfect spot for joggers who can enjoy the fresh air and peaceful time. The boardwalk in front of the lake is an ideal spot for the visitors to carry out their exercise routines.

Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh has a lot more to offer than peace. The visitors can enjoy activities such as boating, yachting, water skiing, and some other fun activities. It is connected with the Garden of Silence, which offers you a beautiful and peaceful spot.

Interesting Things About Sukhna Lake


It is a bonus for photographers and painters, as it enhances their experience with nature and provides them with a peaceful environment. In winter, on the weekends you can enjoy strains of flute or other classical instruments by the musicians.

During the evenings, Sukhna Lake becomes live with tourists, families gathered at the food point. The visitors can enjoy some delicious cuisines at the Chef Lakeview, Citco’s fast food joint, and other shops. There are plenty of joy rides for kids.

Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh is a sanctuary for migratory birds like the Siberian duck, Storks and Cranes in winters. There are many festive celebrations held like Mango Festival during the monsoon. It has membership need Lake Club providing many facilities like tennis courts, open lawns, etc.

The beloved lake has been declared as a protected national wetland by the Government of India.  It is a paradise for all elements of nature. However, problems like silting and outgrowth of weed are the reason for the reduction in the volume of Sukhna Lake. Although appropriate steps are being taken by the authorities regarding such problems.

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