Panchkula is a satellite city of the Union Territory of Chandigarh and is part of Chandigarh Capital Region. The origin of the name Panchkula is based on the five irrigation canals (or kuls as they were called, making it Panch Kul of five canals) that take water from the Ghaggar in the uphill section and distribute it from Nada Sahib to Mansa Devi. The prestigious Chandimandir Cantonment Headquarters of the Indian Army Western Command, is also located in Panchkula city.
Best time to visit:
October to March