Bhatinda is main sikh pilgrimage as it is home to Sacred TaKht, the highest seat of Sikh religion. It is also famous city of Punjab and it is also known as city of Lake. In this package you can cover some famous tourist attractions i.e. Quila Mubarak, Bathinda Lake, Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan, Bir Talab Zoo etc. You will also visit one of the famous takht of sikh religions that is Takht Sri Damdama Sahib. Takht means a throne or seat of authority is a result of historical growth of Sikhism.
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(Takht Sri Damdama Sahib)
Tourist must visit Bathinda for its religious and historical significance. Bhatinda is also known for famous Sikism Takht Gurudwara Shri Damdama Sahib which is located in the village of Talwandi Sabo. Tourist can visit Quila Mubarak, one of the tallest monuments of the city which is entirely made up by small bricks. Approaching to Rose Garden you will find a wide variety of roses, which now has become favorite picnic spot for the tourists. You can also enjoy boating in the chetak lake on the whole Bathinda is the combination of religious place, Lake, Monuments, Forts and Rose Garden.
Damdama means a place to have a break and rest. Damdama Sahib is one of the Five Takhts of the Sikhs. (The other four Takhts are Akal Takht, Amritsar, Takht Keshgarh Sahib, Anandpur, Takht Hazur Sahib, Nanded (Maharashtra) and Takht Harmandir Sahib Patna (Bihar). It is located at village Talwandi Sabo, 28 km southeast of Bathinda. It is also known as Talwandi Sabo and Guru Ki Kashi. Guru Gobind Singh stayed here after fighting battles against Mughal atrocities. Before his arrival at Talwandi, two of the Guru’s sons were bricked alive at Sarhind and two laid down their lives at Chamkaur Sahib. After writing Zafarnama, Guru Gobind Singh fought a successful battle at Muktsar and then moved towards Talwandi Sabo Ki.
This was the place where Guru Ji also got the holy Beed of Aad Guru Granth Sahib Ji written by Martyr Bhai Mani Singh Ji.
Day 01: Arrive Bathinda
Bhatinda is main sikh pilgrimage as it is home to Sacred TaKht. You will be pick up from Bathinda railway station and transferred to hotel. After freshen up and having lunch you will visit some famous sites in Bathinda which includes Takht Sri Damdama Sahib which is situated in the village of Talwandi Sabo near Bathinda. At this place Guru Gobind Singh stayed here for approximately a year and compiled the final edition of Guru Granth Sahib also known as the Damdama Sahib Bir in 1705., Quila Mubarak and Bathinda Lake where you can also enjoy boating. In the evening you can go for shopping and rest of the day free at your leisure. Overnight stay in Bathinda
Day 02: Bathinda local siteseeings
You will start your day with famous breakfast of Bathinda and proceed to visit some new and famous places of Bathinda which includes Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan, Bir Talab Zoo. After completing this sites you will proceed for Rose Garden which is very famous in Bathinda then by the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Bathinda
Day 03: Depart from Bathinda
After breakfast you will check out from hotel and you will drop to railway station for onwards journey. Tour end
Rose Garden: Spread over a massive area of 40,000 sq. m, the rose garden is situated close to the thermal power plant in Bathinda. The garden, as the name suggests, is famous for its varied species of roses.
Takht Sri Damdama Sahib: Takht Sri Damdama Sahib (Talwandi Sabo) is situated in the village of Talwandi Sabo near Bathinda. At this place Guru Gobind Singh stayed here for approximately a year and compiled the final edition of Guru Granth Sahib also known as the Damdama Sahib Bir in 1705.
Quila Mubarak: Quila Mubarak is very famous and prominent place in Bathinda. The fort is also known as the Bathinda fort and was The fort also became the place where the first Empress of India Razia Sultana was defeated and imprisoned. It is a must visit place in Bathinda.
Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan: One of the most important Muslim places of worship in Bathinda, the Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan is a wonderful display of the religious diversity in India. The mosque is built alongside a Sikh Gurudwara and a Hindu temple and shares its walls with the two.
Chetak Lake: Bathinda lake is a favorite spot to spend the evenings for the people of the city. The promenade near the lake’s shores is great for a relaxing evening walk and the various eateries located nearby attract a huge number of people. Boating facilities are also available at the lake with Kashmir styled Shikara Boats.
Bir Talab Zoo: The Bir Talab Zoo is a famous attraction in Bathinda, it is spread across an area of 161 acres and he zoo is a home to several rare and endangered species of animals, reptiles and bird
By Air: Bathinda does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airports are located at Chandigarh and Amritsar, which are at a distance of 146 km and 177 km respectively. One can take a flight to either of the two destinations and then travel by bus or taxi to reach Bathinda.
By Rail: Bathinda is a big railway junction of Northern Railway, situated on the Ambala-Bathinda branch line. A few trains, like New Delhi-Bathinda Intercity Express and Dadar-Amritsar Express, touch the Patiala Station. The New Delhi-Bathinda Intercity Express connects Bathinda with the capital city of India, Delhi. Besides, there are several passenger trains running between Ambala and Bathinda (which stop at Patiala) at regular intervals daily. There are also direct trains that run from Delhi to Bathinda via Patiala, Ambala, Hisar and Rohtak.
By Road: A wide network of roads connects Bathinda to the main cities of India like Delhi, Ludhiana, Ferozpur, Faridkot, Kolkata etc. You can easily get buses as well as taxis for commuting the distance between these cities.
Best time to visit is from September to March as it is ideal for sightseeing in and around apart from the temple visit. June to September offers pleasant climate with intermittent showers and is good for the temple visit as the chief festival Brahmotsavam
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