Punjab

Punjab

Punjab, One of the 29 states of India, bounded on its north by the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, on its east by Himachal Pradesh and the Union territory of Chandigarh, on its south by Haryana and Rajasthan, and on its west by Pakistan. The city of Chandigarh is the joint administrative capital of Punjab and Haryana.

Punjab is a well-known state in India that is located at the northwest end of the country. This state has gained recognition as the ‘land of five rivers’. The five rivers are Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab and Jhelum. The state of Punjab acts as a clear demarcation of India from the neighbouring country Pakistan. The major cities that form an integral part of the state include Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Bathinda and Anandpur Sahib. Apart from the aforementioned cities, Kapurthala, Tarn Taran Sahib and Patiala also are situated in the state of Punjab. This state is primarily agriculture-based due to the presence of abundant water sources and fertile soils.

Must Visit places: Amritsar, Jalianwala baug, Wagah Border, Aravalli Valley, Akal Takht, Harike wetland

Best time to Visit: October to March