virtually the 'green' state, surrounds Delhi
on almost three sides. Its close proximity to Delhi also makes the
areas around Delhi, industrial townships.
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.
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 and 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 Delhi.
Is basically a lake surrounded by the enchanting Aravali Ranges
and is popular for rock climbing, paragliding and ballooning. Motorable
This place 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 (46 kms).
About 154 kms. from Delhi is Kurukshetra, the place where the
famous battle of the epic, Mahabharata was fought. It was here
that the message of the Gita, the doctrine of Hindus, was given
by Lord Krishna to doubt ridden Arjuna on the battlefield.
Kurukshetra tank attracts millions of pilgrims during eclipses,
when the water is believed to be especially purifying.
How to reach : Easily accessible by road.
Places to see : Kurukshetra Tank and Lal Masjid.