Mohali, a well planned city in Punjab, came to be known after the eldest son of Guru Gobind Singh, Sahibzada Ajit Singh. Lying very close to Chandigarh, it is also a city which has witnessed many cricket matches between India and Pakistan. Also, the home turf of the IPL team from Punjab, Kings XI Punjab, Mohali is turning out to be a sought-after city to reside in. Some of the important tourist areas nearby include Chandigarh, Parwanoo, Panchkula and Yadavindra gardens.
Places to Stay
Visitors to Mohali can book rooms in budget accommodation nearby such as Hotel Dhindsa Plaza (Tariff – Rs.855), Hotel JD Inn (Tariff – Rs.701), Hotel City Plaza (Tariff – Rs.908) and Hotel Sun Valley (Tariff – Rs.567).
The official language spoken in Mohali is Punjabi.
The important festivals celebrated in Mohali are Lohri in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Baisakhi Festival in April, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions around Mohali. These places include Chandigarh (8 km), Dariya Reserved Forest (14 km), Yadavindra Gardens (30 km) and Nadha Sahib Gurudwara, 21 km away from Mohali.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chandigarh Airport, which is situated 14 km away from Mohali.
Sahibzada Ajitsingh Nagar Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is around 6 km away from Mohali.
Mohali is well connected with a wide network of buses from nearby cities and states. There are some bus operators such as Libra Bus Services, Indo Canadian, Guardian Travels and City Travels that run comfortable A/C buses to Mohali from Delhi and Amritsar.Make use of a Volvo bus service when you are travelling anywhere in India and travel in comfort.