Haryana Virtually the 'green'
state Haryana surrounds Delhi on almost three sides. Its
close proximity to Delhi also makes the areas around Delhi
, industrial townships.
Haryana is primarily an agricultural state with some major
industrial areas being developed by the government of
India. It is one of the more developing states and offers
a network of 45 tourist complexes, set up along the
national and state highways.
Just a short drive from Delhi, one can visit Haryana 's
tourist complexes for a day. Tourist Attractions -Badhkal
Lake, Dabchik, Jungle Babler, Karna Lake, Sohna, Surajkund,
Dumdama, Sultanpur, Kurukshetra.
The internationally famous Surajkund Crafts Mela is held
every year in the month of February, to promote Indian
arts and handicrafts at Surajkund is only 10 kms from
is basically a lake surrounded by the enchanting Aravali
Ranges and is popullar for rock climbing, paragliding and
ballooning. Motorable from Delhi.
Sultanpur was declared a waterbird reserve in 1972 . The
grounds are lush with lawns, trees and shrubs and masses
of bougainvillaea . Sultanpur is a good place for
birdwatching. Motorable from Delhi (46kms).
About 154 kms.from Delhi is Kurukshetra, the place where
the famous battle of the epic, Mahabharata was fougdht .
It was here that the message of the Gita, the doctrine of
Hindus, was given by Lord Krishana to doubt ridden Arjuna
on the battleflied.
The Kurukshetra tank attracts millions of pilgrlims during
eclipses, when the water is believed to be especiallly
purifying. How to reach : Easily accessible by road .
Places to see : Kurukshetra tank and Lal masjid.