Ghandhar is a beautiful village in the district of Muktsar in Punjab. It is located near the famous Sikh worship place called Sri Muktsar Sahib. People travel from all over India to visit this Gurdwara on Guru Nanakji's birthday. Ghandhar is located at a distance of 271 km from Chandigarh. Famous cities nearby are Jalalabad, Malout and Bhatinda.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Ghandhar. Some of them are City Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Madaan Continental Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Royal (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Gagan International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Ghandharis Punjabi. Other languages spoken are Hindi, Sindhi and English.
The important festivals of Ghandhar are Baisakhi (April), Diwali (November) and Dusshera in the month of October.
Places of Interest
There are several places of touristic attraction in Ghandhar. Some of them are Muktsar (20 km from Ghandhar), Ferozpur (68 km), Faridkot (51 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Surat Gujarat Airport (147 km) from the village.
The closest railway station is the Bhatinda Railway Station (64 km) from the village.
Ghandhar and Muktsar are well connected by road. There are regular, local buses from Muktsar to Ghandhar and nearby cities like Faridkot, Ferozpur and Bhatinda. Advance ticket booking to reach Shri Muktsar Sahib from Ghandhar by private travel agents such as Chadha Travels, Sharma Travels or Joy Travels is available. Most of the travellers these days opt for online bus ticket reservation.