Panchkula is a city in Haryana.
Panckula is located in the state of Haryana but is more suburb of the city of Chandigarh that a independent city. The three towns of Chandigarh, Panchkula (in Haryana) and Mohali (in Punjab) constitute one metropolitan area.
Panchkula shares an airport and a train station with Chandigarh, but has it's own bus stand. It lies on the Kalka-Ambala road. Refer to Chandigarh wiki travel for air and train journey
Panchkula has a good connectivity via road. It is a 4-5 hour drive from Delhi, the road comprising mainly of NH 1 is quite good.
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There are many car rental companies available. If you are traveling from Delhi, you can book a cab from a number of travel agencies. Some of these cab operators charge half the fare if only one side journey is required. Traveling by smaller vehicles like Indica is the most common mode of cab transfers on this route. The highway is pretty scenic.
Panchkula is served by one bus terminal, which is on Kalka-Ambala road. But all buses from Delhi, Punjab and Himachal go directly to Chandigarh bus stand. One can book a cab or take an auto from Chandigarh bus stand to Panchkula. An auto ride would cost ₹100. You will need to bargain to get to this price.
Panchkula is 5kms from Chandigarh.
The bus stand of Panchkula is in Sec-5 Panchkula, Panchkula is a very small town and people like to catch buses within the city from bus-stops that are there on all mainroads dividing the sectors.
A bus from Chandigarh to Panchkula costs around 16-20Rs. A taxi costs around 100-150Rs.
There many taxi stands in panchkula, in Sector 14, Sector 8.
Sector 5 of Panchkula has a couple of exotic gardens that mark the greenery of Panchkula. Sector 5 is the heart of city, it almost lies in the centre and is surrounded by 8 sectors.
It has the famous cactus garden. Cactus garden is open from 10am in morning to 5pm. It has a ticket for entry.
Yavnika open-theatre and adjoining park.
Vatika Gardens along with City Fountains. Panchkula is an upcoming city with a lot of movie theatres and shopping malls in and around the city.
1.Fun Republic in Manimajra, opposite Sector - 7 Panchkula. 2. Shallimaar Mall opposite Sector - 8 Panchkula. 3. Bella Vista opposite Sector 6 & Sector 2 on the Tank Chowk. 4. DT Cinemas IT Park. 5. Paras DownSquare and Adlabs Multiplex, Zirakpur 5 kms from Panchkula. 6.PVR in Chandigarh Industrial Area Phase-I.