Changa Manga Park being maintained by the Punjab Forest Department, Kasur Forest Division is one of the very few parks for out-door recreation in Pakistan. Every month about large number of peoples from all walks of life visit this spot. Due to lack of recreation facilities in the Province in general and the adjoining areas of Lahore in Particular, it has over the years become one of the most frequently visited parks in the country. Some facilities for recreation in the form of Lunar Lake for boating, a pagoda, picnic lawns, suspensions and cantilever bridges, swimming pool, mini zoo and the wild life parks which are connected by a Tramway have been developed from the resources of the Forest itself. In addition there is four bed room Motel and the new four beds and five bed Forest Rest Houses for visitors. Due to financial constraint, most of these facilities has suffered a setback and are not maintained in the required standards. Keeping in view the number of visitors
The following facilities are available in Changa Manga Park:
- Children Gadgets
- Log Houses
- Children Cars
- Motor Boats
- Grassy Lawn
- Camping Sites
- Joging Tracks
- Water Coolers
- Rainy Shed
- Metalled Road
Jungle Train enroutes from DFO office to Motel Rest Houses and ownward to Lunar Lake and back. Timings from morning to evening on all Sundays and other gazzeted holidays. The fair for children is Rs. 20/ each and for adults Rs. 40/ each were as special booking for Rs. 400 per hour per bogi also avaliable.
Wildlife zoo have been established to maintain wild animals in captivity in a state as close to nature as possible for specific public recreation and education . Breeding of wlid animals in captivity is another objective of zoo establishment. Presently different types of birds and mammals are part of the zoo which includes blue bull, Monkey, Urial, spotted deer, Peacok and Patridges etc.
A very beautiful wooden bridge has been constructed on lunar lake in 1970. This bridge was designed and constructed with the help of Army Engineers. This single span bridge hanging with the help of steel ropes in the lane without pillars and is painted with multicolor and is the most interesting item in the plantation. One swings as one walks. The youngsters both boys and girls obtain ecstasy as they tread on it and the old have mocking grim on their faces.
Two stories Wooden Pagoda made in the lake which resembles Buddhist Pagoda stands on Kikar wood pillars. The building consists of two stories and is a beautiful wood lock monument. Painting with multicolor added to its grace.
Changa Manga Park arrange a different Recreational Activities:
- Lets Fun Begin with Jungle Train
- Plan a Picnic Party
|Wheater||Temperature (C0) 750 F
Rain fall 14'' (355 mm)
Tehsil Chunian, District Kasur
|Lahore main Railway Station to Changa Manga||90 km||1 hour, 45 minutes||Rs: 180|
|General Bus Stand/ Lorri Adda to Changa Manga||80 km||1 hour, 30 minutes||Rs: 160|
|City Bus Terminal Lahore Changa Manga||70 km||1 hour,15 minutes||Rs: 140|
|Niazi Chowk Lahore to Changa Manga||75 km||1 hour, 20 minutes||Rs:150|
|Thokr Niaz Baig to Changa Manga||70 km||45 minutes||Rs: 90|