Heaven on Earth

Kurukshetra – Holy Land

83120008.jpgKurukshetra Tour 2 Day/ 1 Night

Weather: Summer +35 - +45°C , Winter -4 - +17°C

A holy town in the north Indian state of Haryana, Kurukshetra is known for its legendary history. Also known as Dharmakshetra, this place is mainly known for its association with the Kurukshetra war from the Hindu epic Mahabharata. According to the Puranas, this place has for its name from King Kuru, the ancestor of Pandavas and Kauravas.  Kurukshetra is popular as the land where Lord Krishna preached the theory of Karma from Bhagwad Gita to Arjuna, one of the Pandava brothers. According to archaeological excavations, Kurukshetra existed even during the pre-Harrapan times. If you wish to get an insight into the history of Indian, Kurukshetra is the perfect weekend getaway destination from Delhi. The city is dotted with a number of temples and lakes, dating back to the old times.

83120015.jpgPROGRAM

1 day. Distance / Traveling TimeFrom Delhi to Kurukshetra: 150 km /3 h.  

Pick up from Delhi at 7 am (Optional pick up From Ambala or Chandigarh or from designated place).

Beakfast at  Neelkanth Star Dhaba

Visit: Sthaneshwar temple, Krishna Museum, Panorma, Brahmsarover, Jyotisar, Bhadrakali Temple, Sheikhcheli ka makabra

Dinner at  Jewel's Karnal Restaurant

Night stay at Leela BB

2 day. After breakfast, check out from hotel and start your journey back to Delhi . On the way purchase Basmati Rice from Karnal . Enjoy  with boating at famous Karna Lake.  On your way, you will be visiting historical town of Panipat. At this place, three historical battles were fought. Also take a halt to purchase famous Pachranga pickle from Panipat and home textile shopping.

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СOST: 1 Pax: 5500 rupees, 02 Pax and more 3500 rupees per person 2 Days/1 Nights

Package Cost Includes: Accommodation on Single and twin sharing basis, A/c Car for all surface transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary. Breakfast and Dinner. English-speaking guide services

Package Excludes:  Entrace fees and Services other than those mentioned above. Any tips, beverages, expenses of a personal nature. Tickets for any program

Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.

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PLACES

Jyotisar

Jyotisar, or the source of light and inspiration, is the birthplace of the Holy Scripture Bhagwad Gita. The site lies some 12 km from Kurukshetra on the Pehowa road. Jyotisar delights with its fine water body, bathing ghats and small temples. Here the marble image of Lord Sri Krishna and Arjun stand immortalized in marble: Lord Krishna explaining to Arjun, the doctrine of Karma through the Gita Updesh. A banyan (believed to be an off-shoot of the original tree under which the Lord gave His Sermon) gives shade to the area. Thanesar is one of the most sacred places of Hindu pilgrimage

Kurukshetra -Jyotisar-4.jpgKrishna Museum

Founded in 1987, Krishna Museum displays innumerable artifacts ranging from the 1st century AD to 11thcentury AD, depicting the various colors of the personality of Lord Krishna. The museum has a total of 6 galleries, which showcase several idols, ivory works, exotic wooden carvings, stone sculptures, miniature paintings and much more.

Brahma Sarovar

Brahma Sarovar is a water body in Kurukshetra with a mythological connection. It is believed that this was the place from where Lord Brahma had created the mother Earth. This water body is 1400 meters in width and 1800 meter in length. The lake also finds its mention in the 11th century book Kitab-UL-Hind by Alberuni and is visited by devotees during a solar eclipse to take a dip.

Sannihit Sarovar

One of the most respected sites, Sannihit Sarovar is believed to be the abode of Lord Vishnu and the confluence of 7 sacred Saraswathies. On the day of Amavasya, devotes visit this lake to take a dip. This lake is surrounded by small temples dedicated to Goddess Durga, Laxmi Narayanm Hanuman, and so on.

Bhadrakali Temple

Bhadrakali temple is a legendary temple known for its association with the Pandava brothers. Dedicated to Goddess Kali, the temple is believed to be the site where the Pandavas had performed several rituals before the Kurukshetra war against the Kauravas. One of the Skahti Peeths, this is the site where the lower limb of Goddess Sati had fell.

Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple

If the legends are to be believed Stahneshwar Mahadev temple is the site where the Panadava Brothers were blessed by Lord Shiva. It is said that the water of the adjoining tanks has curative properties and had cured leprosy disease of Banasura.

Sheikh Chilli ka Maqbara

This beautiful tomb is associated with the Sufi saint Abdu'r-Rahim popularly known as Shaikh Chehli believed to be the spiritual teacher. It is built of sandstone and is crowned with dome of white marble standing on a high circular drum. The centre of the chamber, where his grave is located in the lower chamber.