Mukerian is a city and a municipal council in the Hoshiarpur district of the state of Punjab. Located on the banks of river Beas, Mukerian is full of majestic views and has an abundance of greenery. Mukerian is also famous for its rice production and is the main market for the 150 villages that lie around it.
Places to Stay
Mukerian is a small city and while there may not be hotels there are several lodges and homestays that one can find.
Punjabi is the official language of the region. Hindi is also spoken here.
Lohri, the harvest festival is celebrated with great zeal in this region. The festival of colours, Holi, is also given a lot of importance.
Places of Interest
20 km from Mukerian is a very famous Lord Shiva Temple. There is Gurudwara in Mukerian which is popular amongst tourists. This Gurudwara used to be the Fort of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s in laws. The Hoshiarpur district and Mukerian are famous for its mangoes and one can see vast farmlands full of mango trees.
How to Get There
Around 82 km away is the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar.
Mukerian has its own railway station and it is well-connected to the other cities in the state.
The Mukerian main bus stand is around 0.8km away. Private bus companies such as Libra Travels are popular in this region. Book your bus ticket online through Ticketgoose.com.