Known for its beautiful greenery and mesmerizing lofty mountain ranges, Panchkula is in Haryana and 4 km away from Chandigarh. It houses five ancient water canals. It is a beautiful place where one can be lost amidst nature. Tourism in Panchkula has opened up recently as a number of excellent sightseeing spots can be visited from this area. Panchkula is best for visit during the spring season. The hotels in Panchkula provide many eye catching deals and offers which are liked by all tourists. For those willing to spend a little extra, the luxury of a bar and relaxing swimming pool, along with parking facility awaits you. Panchkula is located near Chandigarh Railway Station and lies 21.3 km away from Chandigarh airport. The best option is to vacation between mid-August and November. Tourists can visit Pinjore Gardens, Cactus Garden, and Yavnika Garden in Panchkula. The Cactus Garden has 2600 kinds of cactus and succulents. There is a cactus fair which happens during the month of March every year. The Morni Hills located on the foot of the Shivaliks is a widely visited tourist spot and one can enjoy boating activities in the lakes set around the hills. The Pinjore Gardens spread over a 100 hectare area is the place with a number of picnic spots and is also the venue for an annual mango festival. In recent years, a number of popular eating joints have opened up in Panchkula some of which are Puzzles, Masala Grill, Yo! China, La Pino?z Pizza and Chokhi Dhani.