Holiday Trip in Kurukshetra

Historic Trip to Kurukshetra Holiday Packages

Kurukshetra is an ancient pilgrimage place located in the Indian state of Haryana. If you are interested in ancient archaeological sites and history of India, then is a perfect destination for you. During earlier times, this city was related to Aryan civilization and has the imprints of Lord Krishna's footsteps. Kurukshetra is surrounded by the physical River Yamuna and the mythical River Saraswati. This place is also referred to as the "Dharmakshetra", which means the field of justice. Brahma Sarovar is the most famous and visited in this city where people come to take a holy dip. Beside, tourists can also visit several other places like, Birla Mandir, Sthanesvra Mahadev Mandir, Arnai Temple, Prachi Tirath Pehowa and many more. The name of Kurukshetra is found in the puranas and various other sacred texts. As per Puranas, Lord Krishna preached philosophy of Karma in the form of the "Bhagwad Geeta" in the Mahabharata at this very place. Kurukshetra travel is a sole experience in itself. If you are planning a visit to this ancient city choose the best Kurukshetra holiday package and explore Kurukshetra at its best.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Kurukshetra

Before visiting this place, you must know which attractions you must pay visit to during Kurukshetra tour.

Jyotisar:
It is the place where 'the Bhagvad Gita' was revealed. 'Jyoti' means light and 'Sar' means 'the essence'. However, it is also believed to be the place, where Lord Krishna revealed his Virat Roop or universal form to Arjun.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple:
This ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Narayan and Goddess Lakshmi. Constructed in the 18th century, this double storied temple is built in the shape of a square and has a conical roof.
Bhishma Kund:
It is a huge water reservoir dedicated to Bhishma, the forefather of the Pandavs and Kauravs.
Brahmasarovar:
It is an ancient water tank of great historical and religious importance. In fact, it is one of the largest man-made bathing tanks in Asia. Thus, it was called 'mini sea made by man' by Akbar's historian, Abul Fazl. In this tank, you will find separate designated bathing spaces for men and women with curved enclosures.
O P Jindal Park and Musical Fountain:
This park was constructed in the memory of a former Power Minister of the state of Haryana, late O P Jindal. The park is spread over 14 acres with a jogging area, meditation centre, rose garden, picnic area, toddler's zone, sports area and animal zone.

Best Time for Holidaying in Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra experiences extreme arid climate with very hot and dry summer and cold winters. Therefore, the mid season i.e., from 'September to March' is best time to visit Kurukshetra. So, plan your Kurukshetra trip accordingly.

Must Buy Things from Kurukshetra

You can shop in Kurukshetra for various items, but mainly for the handlooms and pottery. Embroidery and woven shawls, lungis (sarong) and robes are famous in the region. The best form of the woven cloth is 'the Phulkari Style of weaving' with the use of vibrant colours and intricate designs. You can also but utensils, toys and vessels while strolling in the dusty lanes in the markets near the railways station. So, make the most of your Kurukshetra vacation by buying ethnic items of this city.

Explore Options to Reach Kurukshetra

Before booking Kurukshetra holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can reach to this beautiful city of Rajasthan.
By Air
Chandigarh Airport is the nearest to the Kurukshetra at (about 75 KM away). Flights connect this city with other major countries and cities.
By Train
Kurukshetra railway station is located near the main city centre and is easily accessible.
By Road
Kurukshetra is well connected with other major cities such as Delhi (163 km), Chandigarh (93 km), Amritsar (328 km), Panipat (71 km) and many more. You can hire bus or taxi to travel from different locations easily.
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