Punjab, literally meaning 'The land of five Rivers' is one of India's most
beautiful states. It is the location of the world's first and oldest civilization-
the Indus Valley Civilization. In Punjab a tourist can enjoy Culture, ancient
civilization, spirituality and history.
Punjab is the perfect destination for a pilgrim tour in
the country. Golden Temple attracts millions of devotees across the world.
Apart from Gurudwaras, one can see historical monuments, temples, churches,
mosques and a number of other holy shrines.
Main cities in Punjab include Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana
and Patiala. A visitor to Punjab can see the Golden Temple at Amritsar, the
sword of Hazrat Ali at Anandpur Sahib, the world's highest straight gravity
dam at Bhakra, India's Steel City - Gobindgarh, and the world's biggest grain
market at Khanna. The vast mustard fields colouring yellow and blue mountains
endow with a romantic and picturesque feel to Punjab.
September to March is the best time to visit Punjab as weather
in Punjab is soothing and pleasant during this time. Besides, most of the
major festivals of Punjab, like Lohri, Holla Mohalla, Diwali, and Dussehra,
fall during this period.