Punjab & Haryana

Languages spoken
Hindi & English
Currency used
Indian Rupee (INR)
Area (km2)
(Punjab) 50,362 (Haryana) 44,212
Visa requirements
Visa is required

PUNJAB - The northern state of Punjab is the bread basket of India, accounting for almost the entire production of wheat in the country. Bordering the volatile country of Pakistan to the west and other Indian states to the east, south and north, Punjab is one of the most fertile states in India in terms of soil fertility. The people of Punjab will welcome you with open hands.

With huge areas of the state under cultivation, it provides for some scintillating visuals. The five rivers of the state give the tourists lot to cherish in terms of serene waters and stunning waterfalls. The lush green fields of wheat and maize that traverses the state give the tourist something to cherish and take back. Taking the train is something that a new comer shouldn't miss when it comes to Punjab.

 

The main areas of tourist frequency are:

  • Amritsar
  • Chandigarh
  • Wagah
  • Ludhiana
  • Jallianwala Bagh

HARYANA - Haryana is a state in the north of India that was carved out of the larger state of Punjab in 1966. It is bordered by Punjab and Himachal Pradesh in the north, Rajasthan in the west and south and Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal in the east. It surrounds the state of Delhi on three sides and a large part of Haryana is included in the Delhi's National Capital Region.

 

Most of the state lies in the plains surrounded by the Shivalik hills in the north, Aravalli hills in the west and Yamuna River in the east. Chandigarh, which is a Union Territory and administratively not part of Haryana is the capital of the state.

 

The state of Haryana has got a network of forty four tourist complexes to promote tourism. Some of the most visited tourist places in Haryana are as follows:

  • Badhkal Lake
  • Dumdama Lake
  • Karna
  • Kurukshetra
  • Magpie Surajkund
  • Morni Hills
  • Panchkula
  • Panipat
  • Prithaviraj Ki Kutchery
  • Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
  • Thaneswar
  • Tilyar Lake
  • Yadavindra Gardens