Punjab

Jessica Lobo

  • Punjab is located in the north western part of India
  • Punjab  is also known as the  five rivers land.
  • It is probably  Known best for its cuisine, traditions and history.
  • Punjab is also known as the ‘Smiling Soul of India’.
  • Here are some magnificent places which is going to attract some tourist.

1.Jalandhar

  • It is the Indian  state of Punjab. Jalandhar district name is a domain  king legend of Jalandhar was the capital of the kingdom of lavi son of rama.
  • Jalandhar also famous for sports industry and equipment

Best Time to visit

  • The best time to visit Jalandhar is from January to March .
  • Summers are humid and are characterized by hot breezy winds.

Famous place to visit

1.Devi talab mandir

2.Nakodar Baba Marad Shah Samadhi

3.Cantonment Church

4.Gurudwara sahib ji

5.Gurdwara Guru Tegh Bahadur Nagar

6.Wonderland theme park

7.Sujit hockey stadium

How to reach

By Air

The Amritsar airport is the closest airport to Jalandhar.

By Rail

 The Jalandhar railway station lies on the Amritsar-Delhi railway line. This railway station is well interconnected with major urban  cities of India.

By Road

The Jalandhar city has good connectivity of buses from various cities of North India. State transport buses and private buses from Delhi, Punjab, Himachal, Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh etc. Connect with Jalandhar.

2.Mohali

Formally present to the west of Chandigarh,Mohali is a customer’s heaven and is known for its cricket ground. It’s remaining was done as SAS Nagar in memory of Sahibzada Ajit Singh, the oldest child of Guru Gobind Singh, the city alongside Panchkula and Chandigarh structure the Chandigarh Tricity. Mohali houses has recorded spots including Gurdwara Angeetha Sahib, Gurdwara Amb Sahib, the Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial, Gurdwara Nabha Sahib and Gurdwara Puddha Sahib.

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Mohali is from  November to February

Famous places to visit

1.Fateh Burj, Mohali

2.Amb Sahib Gurudwara, Mohali

3.Rock Garden, Mohali

4.Mansa Devi Temple, Mohali

5.Sukhna Lake, Mohali

6.Silvi Park, Mohali

How to reach

By Air

Chandigarh air terminal is the closest, situated around 15 km from Mohali. The air terminal is very much associated by departures from a few Indian urban areas like Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai and some more. From the air terminal one can employ taxi, auto-carts or take a transport for Mohali.

By Train

Chandigarh is the closest railhead. Trains from the urban cites  including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur and Amritsar end at the station.

By  Road

Mohali is all around associated by street. Patiala and East Punjab States Union (PEPSU) and Haryana Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) transports do handle routinely from a few urban areas of Punjab and Haryana.

3.PATIALA

The fifth largest city in Punjab, Patiala is famous for its traditional turban, paranda (tassled tag for braids) and jutti (footwear). … The Mahal also has a museum housing the largest collection of medals that were collected by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, the ruling King of the princely state of Patiala from 1900-1938.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Patiala is during the winter season.

The temperature remains moist as well as cool.

Famous place to visit

1.Kali Devi Mandir.

2.Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib.

3.Gurdwara Moti Bagh.

4.Bahadurgarh Fort.

5.Qila Mubarak complex.

6.Sheesh Mahal.

7.Baradari Gardens.

How to reach

By Air

The nearest International Airport from Patiala is Chandigarh Airport, roughly two hour drive from Patiala. It is well connected to the major cities like Amritsar, New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Leh via Air Mantra, Air India, Jagson Airlines, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines.

By Rail

The town has its own Railway Station named as Patiala Railway Station. It is well connected to major cities like Ambala, Amritsar, Barmer, Bathinda, Delhi, Haridwar and Kalka via Sgnr Intercity, Asr Dr Express, Bme HW Link Express, Hw Bme Link Express, Sgnr HW Express and UA Toofan Express.

By Road

It is 14 Kms from Kalwa, 24 Kms from Dittupur, 28 Kms from Kharorha, 50 Kms from Ambala, 63 Kms from Chandigarh, 96 Kms from Ludhiana, 156 Kms from Jalandhar, 177 Kms from Kapurthala, 236 Kms from Amritsar and 269 Kms from Pathankot etc. Patiala is well connected with the above cities through Punjab State Road Transport Corporation (PSRTC) and some private travel services.

4.Amritsar, Punjab

A travel to Amritsar is like a paradise to heaven.

Amritsar is one of India’s most deeply devoted cities.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Amritsar is from Novemberto March, when the weather is comparatively pleasant cool and moist.

Famous Place to visit

1.Golden Temple

2.Wagah Border

3.Jallianwala Bagh

4.Partition Museum

 5.Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

 6.Guru Ke Mahal

By air

The nearest airport to reach Amritsar is Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport. It  is properly interlinked with the rest of city in India.

By Train

Amritsar Railway Station is one of the nearest station in the city and is well interconnected to almost all major cities in India.

By Road

 Amritsar has good road network where the tourists can easily travel the city from neighbouring places. NH 3, NH 54 and Grand Trunk Road are among the most prominent arterial roads in Amritsar. For those who opt for inter-state buses, ISBT Amritsar is the prime bus station in the city.

5.Nangal

Nangal is a town and municipal council in Rupnagar district in Punjab, India.Nangal is situated on the foot of Shivalik hills and spreads over both sides of river Sutlej which forms a lake behind the Nangal Dam. Every year, the multi-purpose Bhakra Dam with its surrounding natural environment attracts a number of tourists from all parts of India and abroad

Best Time To Visit

Best time to visit  Nangal Dam is from October to November.

Famous place to visit

1.Jawahar Market

2. Main Market

3.Adda Market

4.GTB Market

5.Pahari Market.

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