Tourist places in Haryana

Here are the top 16 places to visit in Haryana in 2023:

1. Gurgaon

3.6 /5

1 out of 16
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Once little more than a dull and comparatively unknown suburb of the national capital region, today, Gurgaon is not only one of the most urbanised cities of India, but it also boasts of a skyline that can easily rival those of Hong Kong and Singapore. Easily accessible from Delhi and Noida, Gurgaon ...

Best Time: October to March

2. Kurukshetra

3.2 /5

2 out of 16
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A city in the state of Haryana, Kurukshetra, also known as Dharmakshetra is known as the "Land of the Bhagavad Gita". Situated 170 km north to Delhi, the place is famous for the battle between the Kauvaras and the Pandavas in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata. It is the place where Lord Krishna is said to...

Best Time: July to March

3. Panchkula

4.2 /5

3 out of 16
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Present on the way to hills of Shimla, Panchkula is famous for the ruins of the Chandels and trekking on Morni Hills teemed with peacocks.

Best Time: October to Apr

4. Faridabad

3.7 /5

4 out of 16
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Faridabad is Haryana's largest city and its major industrial hub as well. Faridabad is the main part of district Faridabad which has two divisions - Faridabad and Ballabgarh. The city shares borders with New Delhi on its north, Gurgaon to its west and Uttar Pradesh on its south west ends.

Best Time: September to December, February to March

5. Panipat

2.8 /5

5 out of 16
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Located at a distance of 90 km from Delhi, Panipat is known for the three historical battles that were fought here. Innumerable monument, forts, temples and its magnificent historical connections make Panipat in Haryana an interesting tourist destination. Also known as 'City of Weavers', a...

Best Time: October to March

6. Narnaul

2.5 /5

6 out of 16
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The historic town of Narnaul in Mahendergarh district of Haryana claims to be one of the important seats of the Dwapar yuga of Mahabharata.

Best Time: October to March

7. Nuh

3.7 /5

7 out of 16
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70 kms off Delhi and at 190 m altitude, the historical city of Nuh traces its roots to the Aryan civilization, and later the Tughlaq Dynasty..

Best Time: October to March

8. Karnal

4.4 /5

8 out of 16
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Karnal, a city in the Indian state of Haryana, boasts of a history reaching into the period of the Mahabharata. Nestled in the banks of the sacred Yamuna River, Karnal today is popularly called the ‘Rice Bowl of India’ for its vast rice fields.

9. Rohtak

2.2 /5

9 out of 16
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The Heart of Haryana, Rohtak is situated just 70 kms away from the Heart of the India, Delhi and happens to be a part of the National Capital Region (NCR). There have been many rumours regarding the name of the city and its origins. With evidence suggesting that the old town is as old as the Indus V...

10. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

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A perfect weekend getaway from Delhi, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is an amazing escape, especially for nature lovers and birding enthusiasts. It is home to a number of migratory birds and is a great spot for spotting the various species, especially during winters. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is located at...

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11. Morni Hills

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Morni Hills is a hill station situated on the outskirts of Panchkula in Haryana close to Chandigarh. Being the only hill stations in Haryana, it is also a popular picnic destination for locals and tourists alike. The hills are 1,220 metres in height and have some really stunning views to offer....

12. Damdama Lake

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Damdama Lake is a beautiful lake 24 km south of Gurugram, off the Gurugram-Alwar road. It is around 64 km i.e. an hour's drive away from New Delhi and has a calm and peaceful vibe about it. The lake was commissioned by the British in 1947 for rainwater harvesting. In its current form, however, ...

13. Manesar

13 out of 16
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Manesar is a unique combination of modern and traditional lifestyles and is an upcoming destination that needs to be visited on your next road trip from Delhi to Jaipur. It is highly advised to you spent at least a day in this town to experience its farm tourism, its spas and relax, before you head ...

14. Murthal

14 out of 16
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A favourite among the people of Delhi, Murthal is a place that lives, breathes, eats, and loves Paranthas. Situated on National Highway 1 connecting Delhi to Amritsar, Murthal is a step away from being the Paratha capital of India. A large village in the Sonepat district of Haryana, it has become a ...

15. Kalesar National Park

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Spread over a stretch of whopping 13,000 acres (53 km square) Kalesar National Park is a protected area in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, perfect for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. Because of its natural scenic beauty and amazing flora and fauna, the park is also an ideal tourist and picnic locatio...

16. Chandigarh

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Chandigarh, a union territory that is the capital of both Punjab as well as Haryana is a subtle and ideal definition of the word 'city'. In a culture that includes instances of both traditional Punjab as well as modernity, Chandigarh is a pretty town resembling a morning dream which is sure to flatt...

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FAQs on Haryana

What is not so good about Haryana?

Not having its own airport can be considered a drawback when travelling to Haryana. One would either have to take a flight to Chandigarh or Delhi and undertake a journey by road to reach Haryana.

What are the top places to visit in Haryana?

The top things to do in Haryana are Gurgaon, Kurukshetra, Panchkula, Faridabad, Panipat, Narnaul. You can see all the places to visit in Haryana here

Who should visit Haryana?

While families mostly prefer Haryana as a travel destination, travellers also stop in Panchkula or Pinjore for an overnight stay while driving up the mountains towards Himachal. It also makes for a quick weekend getaway from nearby cities like Delhi.

What is the best time to visit Haryana?

October to March is the best time to visit Haryana owing to the favourable weather conditions during this time. It starts getting colder and pleasant around this time making it a perfect time for venturing out for sightseeing.
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What is the local food in Haryana?

Since most of the people living here are Hindus, the food is generally vegetarian. Some of the most mouth-watering delicacies that the state has are Rajma Chawal, Aloo-Tikki, Saag Gosht, Dahi Bhalle, Kheer and are enjoyed by people all over. The other traditional preparations include Bajra Ki Khichri' (salty, wholesome millet porridge), 'Karhi' (chickpea flour beaten in spiced yoghurt), Bathua-Ka-Raita (green leafy Bathua in delicately spiced yoghurt). Singri ki sabzi, Methi Gajar, Bathua Raita, Kadai Hara cholia, Rabri, Gajar ka Halwa, Laddu are also some of the preparations that represent the richness, elaborate cooking styles and distinct flavours of Haryana that one must indulge in while in the state.

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