A city and a municipal corporation in Ludhiana district of Punjab, Ludhiana is located 100kms west from state capital Chandigarh on NH 95. The largest city in the state, Ludhiana is centrally located on NH1 that passes from Delhi to Amritsar. In 2009 the World Bank ranked Ludhiana as the city in India with the best business environment. The city is a major agri-products producer, centre for dairy product packaging and a major consumer shopping centre.
Places to Stay
There are many places to stay near Ludhiana bus stand. Some of them are Hotel Samrat (Tariff- Rs. 900),Hotel Nanda (Tariff- Rs.1,024) and Hotel Maharaja (Tariff-Rs.613).
Lohri, Basant Panchami, Holi and Baisakhi are celebrated here.
Punjabi is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
The Nehru Rose Garden, Hardy's World (Amusement park), Guru Nanak Bhawan, Rural Museum, Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum and Gurdwara Charankanwal Sahib Machhiwara are great places to visit within 1-5kms from the bus stand.
How to Get There
Sahnewal Airport (Ludhiana Airport) is the local airport serving the city of Ludhiana.
Ludhiana has its own Railway Station.
Ludhiana Bus Stand has regular bus service that connects the town to neighbouring regions. Private bus operators like Libra Travels, Banjara Satguru Travel, R.S Yadav Travels and Indo Canadian Travels run regular buses to and from the city. Opt for booking your tickets in advance and get cheap bus tickets from several travel portals.
Hisar is a small district in Haryana. The nearest city to Hisar is Chandigarh (235 km). Hisar is famous for its historical forts and temples. It is widely known for the Automobile and Steel Manufacturing Industries. The place has a Tropical climate and the perfect season for tourist is in winters.
Places to Stay
The medium to luxury hotels nearby Hisar are Sapra Hotel (Tariff Rs. 500), Hotel Crown (Tariff Rs. 1000), Hotel City Square (Tariff Rs. 1,800), Hotel Minerva (Tariff Rs. 2,000), and Hotel Grace (Tariff Rs. 3,000 onwards).
The languages spoken in Hisar are Haryanvi, Bagri, Hindi, and English.
Festivals celebrated in Hisar are Basant Panchami, Teej, Dussehra, and Diwali.
Places of Interest
Some nearby tourist attractions to Hisar are: Asigarh Fort, Gujari Mahal, Dargah Char Qutub, Hanuman Mandir, Agroha Dham, Feroze Shah’s Palace, Lat Ki Masjid, Humayun’s Mosque, and Jahaz Kothi.
How to Get There
Hisar has its own airport at a distance of 12 km and is well connected to Kolkata, Chandigarh, New Delhi and Mumbai.
The Hisar railway station links all the important cities like Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi.
Hartrans bus depot in Hisar connects to most of cities and town. Private bus services such as Indo Canadian Travels provides (Hisar to Delhi) with the ticket price of Rs. 161 for Non AC Seater and Sleeper. For the cities like Haryana, Amritsar and Delhi, other bus operator provides Volvo, AC, Non AC bus services. To keep customers happy, several travel websites offer discount coupons for bus tickets on a regular basis.