LOCATION : Sector 49, Chandigarh, 160047
TIMINGS : 24 Hours, All days
Chandigarh aptly called as ‘City Beautiful’ will be getting yet another major tourist attraction as the Department of Tourism (DoT), Chandigarh is soon going to develop ‘Valley of Animals’ in Sector 49. The ‘Valley of Animals’ will give a glimpse into the hot Safari desert, as well as freezing Tundra region and also lush Asian forests, animals from every belt will inhabit the park, in their topiary form (the art of creating sculptures in the medium of clipped trees, shrubs and sub-shrubs). The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has sanctioned a grant of Rs 1.40 crore for the project.
A K Malhotra, Director Tourism, Chandigarh said, “The project has been conceptualized in topiary form and will be unique and different from other parks where all-green similar types of animal specimen are kept at a distance from one another.”