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Pritha Manchanda Nov 06 2014

What are 10 reasons to visit Punjab?

Kanika Nevatia Nov 06 2014
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Planning a trip to Punjab? These 10 reasons to visit Punjab are going to compel you to visit the state soon!

Delicious Food

Think Punjab and the first thing that comes to mind is the scrumptious food served all over the state. There is no dearth on places to eat in Punjab, be it a portion of mouthwatering butter chicken, yummy choley bhature or chola kulcha from the city of Amritsar or the simple aloo paratha and rajma chawal, everything is finger licking good and available at pocket friendly rates.

Aloo Paratha (by Rishu83)

Beautiful Gurdwaras

Be it the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Anandpur Sahib in Rupnagar, Jamni Sahib in Ferozepur or Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in Gurdaspur, each gurudwara has a charm of its own that compels you to visit again and again. Do visit for some peace and tranquility!

Golden Temple (by *_*)

The Famous Lassi

It may be hard to believe, but a simple glass of lassi is reason enough for one to travel all the way to Punjab. Sweet, salted or flavoured, though a glassful is enough to be classified as an entire meal, people often drink it alongside a delicious Punjabi breakfast.

Flavoured Lassi (by Tupinambah)

Picturesque Landscapes

Want to run around a mustard field that seems as if it’s right out of the movie DDLJ? Then head to the state of Punjab and explore the countryside which is dotted with an array of farms and fields growing fresh produce. Don’t forget to carry your camera!

Mustard Field (by Carol Mitchell)

Fun-Filled Shopping

From phulkari dupattas and kurtas to woolen shawls, beautiful bangles and accessories, there is so much to buy in Punjab that you are bound to be left spoilt for choice. There is quite the scope for shopping in Jalandhar and Amritsar. Make sure to put your bargaining skills to use.

Amritsar Market (by Rishu83)

The Welcoming People

If there’s one thing Indians can swear by, it’s Punjabi hospitality. Spend some time with the people of the land and learn about their culture, their past and their present and you are sure to be left in awe. Make sure you have a large appetite as you sure to be stuffed with loads of homemade food! The people are definitely one of the top 10 reasons to visit Punjab.

Punjab (by CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture)

The Festivity

If you haven’t seen how festivals are celebrated in Punjab you have no idea what you are missing out on. From giddha and bhangra performances to singing out punjabi folk songs, the atmosphere is simply electrifying. The city of Ludhiana is a good place to see these festivities.

Bhangra (by Onef9day)

The Nightlife

Who said you have to be in Delhi to enjoy the nightlife? Spend some time in Punjab and you’ll know how happening the nightlife in the state actually is. Be it Ludhiana, Jalandhar or the city of Chandigarh, there are so many clubbing options that you are sure to be spoilt for choice!

Nightclub (by charlie 13N)

A Good Road Trip

The best part about travelling from one place to another in Punjab is that the roads are well maintained and the view on both sides is fabulous. If you’re planning a trip from New Delhi to Amritsar by car, then the route from Ludhiana-Jalandhar is a fun road trip to take!

Highway in Punjab (by Sharada Prasad CS)

Budget Friendly

The best part about Punjab is that it is a delight on every budget. Stay at one of the many budget friendly hotels in Punjab and eat at the roadside dhabas selling scrumptious food, or stay at one of the five star properties and enjoy gobsmacking fine dining meals. Either ways the options are endless.

Dhaba Food (by jetalone)

These 10 reasons to visit Punjab should be reason enough for you to plan a trip soon!
Anjali Rao Sep 21 2015
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The people of our Punjab are extremely home coming .because one old lady of punjab on one late night .when we were siting outside on the road waiting to get back to our hotel .one lady who didn't know who we are..even we didn't know who she is .she offered us dinner .they are very good ,caring .good for their hospitality 
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