LOCATION : Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019
TIMINGS : 9:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M., All days
AREA : 2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Butterfly Park in Chandigarh is situated in front of the main entrance of Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology in sector 26 of Chandigarh. The butterfly park is extended over a region of 7 acres with a meticulous scene. In this garden for making habitat of butterflies special care is taken. This park is full of plants and vegetation with a different variety of trees. Butterfly park has different varieties of plants has Lantana, Dahlia, Marigold, Gazanian etc. This park also have amazing selection of mass plants for butterflies which includes Amla, Capris, Ashoka, Citrus Salix,Mango, Palm and Calotrpis etc. This park has 35 species of butterflies in the park like Common Grass Yellow, Apefly, Blue Mormon, Chocolate pansy and Commander, Common Blue Bottle and Angled Castor etc. To see the beautiful and colorful butterflies March to October month is best because in winter some species of butterflies goes into hibernate.
REVIEWS: The idea behind this park is to show and explain relationships between hosting plants and butterfly. The place is charming and we got a very warm welcome from the warden who offered seats and water! Details explanations are given to visitors, insisting upon the sensitivity to environmental changes of different species. Butterflies are good markers…