Holiday Trip in Faridabad

Enjoy Memorable Trip with Faridabad Holiday Packages

Faridabad is located in the north Indian state of Haryana and is a main industrial city of the state. The city is laced on the plains of the river Yamuna and is bounded by the Aravalli Hills on the south-western and western side. With the introduction of commercial setups and innovative industries, this place has become an important spot for business travelers. The city falls under the National Capital Region (NCR) of National capital New Delhi, which adds to the significance of it. Faridabad is not only about business and industries alone; rather it also attracts a lot of tourists due to various striking places of interest including the Baba Farid Tomb, Badhkal Lake, and Raja Nahar Singh Palace etc. Moreover, the famous Suraj Kund Fair (held near the Suraj Kund Lake) is a podium that displays a rich collection of art and craft items from various states of the nation. The city has been named after Sheikh Farid or Baba Farid (as he is generally known) during 1607 AD in order to guard the highway which passed through it. Explore this wonderful city by booking any of the Faridabad holiday packages offered at EaseMyTrip.in for an enjoyable Faridabad tour.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Faridabad

Before going for your Faridabad vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

Badhkal Lake:
Located in the Badhkal village in Faridabad, Badhkal Lake is around 8 KM away from the Delhi border. It's an artificial lake that is encircled by the Aravali mountain range. Every year during spring season, a flower show is conducted here that attracts a large number of visitors from different regions.
Peacock Lake:
It is another beautiful lake located near to the Badhkal Lake. Here, you can enjoy water sports, canoeing, boating, kayaking etc.
Baba Farid's Tomb:
A major tourist and religious attraction in Faridabad is Baba Farid's Tomb. It is crowded by the pilgrims throughout the year. It is generally said that Faridabad city has got its name after Baba Farid, who was a well-known Sufi Saint.
Raja Nahar Singh Palace:
Raja Nahar Singh Palace, also known as Ballabhgarh Fort Palace is situated in Ballabhgarh village. This palace was constructed by Rao Balram, who was the antecedent of the Jat Raja Nahar Singh. During the Indian war of independence, Jat Raja lost his life. This Fort Palace is very popular for its architecture and depiction of art and culture of that period.
Surajkund:
History dates back that the Surajkund complex was built during Tomar dynasty by King Surajpal and thus, got its name as Surajkund. However, there are also stories which say that the famous Sun temple was built here and it is only after this temple, the place got its name as Surajkund meaning 'Lake of the Sun'. You can find remains of the sun temple around the Surajkund Lake. The complex encloses Rajhans, garden and a pool of fresh water. It is a popular picnic spot for entertainment. The annual Surajkund Crafts Mela is another famous attraction of this place.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Some of the other tourist attractions in Faridabad to visit are, the Aravalli Golf Course, Town Park and Dabchik, etc.

Best Time for Holidaying in Faridabad

The winter season that begins from October to March is the best time to visit this city. During this time, the weather becomes quite pleasant and the temperature ranges between 7°C and 25°C. Though, this city becomes very cold during winters but it is surely the best season to visit Faridabad. Plan your Faridabad trip accordingly and enjoy sightseeing and other outdoor activities.

Things to Buy from Faridabad

While talking about shopping, you can buy the traditional items, which are easily available at the local markets. You can get amazing bargains on incredible items and souvenirs during festivals in Faridabad (such as Surajkund Crafts Mela & Kartik Cultural Festival). Apart from the traditional shops, Faridabad has a number of elite shopping malls. The Mathura Road is one of the famous shopping areas that have various malls named Ansal Crown Plaza, Pristine Mall, Crown Interior Mall, Vardhman Star Mall, Gardenia Sky, Parsvnath City Mall and Parsvnath Mall Manhattan, where you can enjoy in the delightful entertainment zone, and buy exclusive stuff, gems and jewellery from branded shops.

Explore Options to Reach Faridabad

Before booking your Faridabad holiday packages, you should know about the modes to reach this city. Read on to more:
By Air
The closest airport to Faridabad is in Delhi which is served by Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi and Palam Domestic Airport, New Delhi. You can hire taxis to reach here.
By Train
Faridabad has its own railway station besides its proximity with the Nizamuddin Railway Station, New Delhi Railway Station & Old Delhi Railway Station. It is situated on the Delhi-Agra-Gwalior highway. There is a local train between Faridabad and Delhi which is a major source of revenue for the government.
By Road
There is a bus terminal in Faridabad besides its close proximity with the ISBT, New Delhi. There are frequent services along Faridabad-Delhi-Ambala-Chandigarh/Amritsar/ Shimla route, Faridabad-Delhi-Gurgaon-Jaipur route and Delhi-Faridabad-Mathura-Agra route. So, choose any of the modes for Faridabad travel and enjoy your trip.
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