Panipat is a historical city in the state of Haryana situated 90 kilometres north of Delhi. It is popularly known as “City of Weavers” because of its handloom products which are exported all over the country and abroad. It has a place in the pages of Indian history as three historic battles were fought on this land. Major attractions include – Hemu’s Samadhi Sthal, Ibrahim Lodhi’s Tomb, Babur’s Kabuli Bagh Mosque, Kala Amb, Panipat Museum, Devi Temple and Salar Gunj. The best time to visit is in the months between October and January.
Gurgaon also known as Gurugram is located in the Delhi-Haryana Border. It is the leading financial and industrial hub of India and located 30 kilometres from New Delhi. It was once a suburb of Delhi but seen a drastic change after the lands owned by the local was bought by the DLF Group, a real estate developer. Sultanpur National Park and Bird Sanctuary, Sohna Lake, Leisure Valley Park, Kingdom of Dreams, Heritage Transport Museum, Sultanpur Lake are some of the popular attractions of this city. Damdama Lake is a natural lake in the city and is a perfect picnic spot. One can also opt for adventure activities like rock climbing, boating, valley crossing and kayaking or just sit back and watch the sunset. There are about 50 malls in this city. Ambience Mall was the first largest mall of India but now it was overtaken by LULU shopping mall in Cochin.
Karnal is situated on the banks of the river Yamuna and is popularly known as “The Rice Bowl of India”. It is believed that the city is founded by Karna, an important figure in the epic Mahabharata. Major tourist places include – Karna Tal, Pukka Pul, Kalandar Shah’s Tomb, Miran Sahib’s Tomb, Durga Bhawani Temple, Gurudwara Manji Sahib, Cantonment Church Tower, etc. October-March is the best time to visit this city.
Panchkula is a satellite city situated in Haryana and forms the Chandigarh Tricity as Chandigarh-Mohali-Panchkula. Morni Hill, Nada Sahib, Mata Mansa Devi Mandir, Bhima Devi Temple Site Museum, Morni, Pinjore Gardens, Kaushalya Dam, Cactus Garden are few places of interest. Kasauli, a hill station of Himachal Pradesh is 30 minutes away from Panchkula. One can visit this place between the months of October and April.