Sukhna Lake Chandigarh Exploring the Natural beauty

Sukhna Lake is one of the favourite places to visit in Chandigarh. Sukhna Lake was built in 1958 and Sukhna Choe is Lshaped and fed by rains, the lake is just a 3 Square KM of a water body. Earlier, the Sukhna Choe drained its water directly into the lake, to prevent further silting it, over 25 Sq km of land was acquired from the lake’s catchment area and afforested

Sukhna Choe

During the rainy season, the water coming down from the Shivalik hills brings water to Sukna Lake. Sukhna Lake falls in Sector 3 of Chandigarh and here thousands of tourists from abroad come to visit this Sukhna Lake every day. Many times tourists walk only from the entry side of Sukhna Lake, but today we will explore that part of Sukhna Lake where only different types of birds and animals come.

As you enter the Sukhna Lake Wildlife Sanctuary, you will get to see a very beautiful scene as if you have sat in a quiet place away from the hustle bustle of the city. Here you can see different kinds of beautiful birds and animals, if your luck is good.

As you go further, you will see traces of deer and many more animals on the ground. There is not a lot of tourists about this area, so you might not see too many people here.

Animals mannequin in Nature interpretation Centre, Sukhna Lake


Sukhna Lake Wildlife Sanctuary, opens mostly in winters as the migratory birds return due to excessive heat in the summer. And due to the rainy season, the way of over-watering is closed, so if you are wandering in this part of Sukhna Lake Wildlife Sanctuary then you should visit it in winters.

Migratory Bird at Sukhna Lake

Sukhna Lake Wildlife Sanctuary, mostly due to much heat in the open is because the summer months are returning migratory birds and because of the rainy season the water becomes more closed way of coming so that you walk in this part of the Sukhna If you are planning a program, then you should visit it in winter

You will also get to see this part of Sukhna Lake. Here, along with the knowledge of the fauna found in it, you will also know about the history here.

Author: Gyaanmantri

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