Haryana was once part of Punjab and was separated in 1966 to be made an independent State. The hard working people made it self-supporting in a short time through agriculture.” THE GREEN LAND". Department of tourism and Haryana Government started gaining importance in modem tourism promoting adventure tourism in big way and Hayrana Tourism repeatedly won awards from P.A.T.A. and T.A.A.I.
Haryana has a proud history going back to the Vedic Age. The State was the home of the legendary Bharata dynasty, which has given the name Bharat to India. Haryana finds mention in the great epic of Mahabharata. Kurukshetra, the scene of the epic battle between the Kauravas and the Pandavas is situated in Haryana. The State continued to playa leading part in the history of India, till the advent of the Muslim and the rise of Delhi as the imperial capital of India. Thereafter, Haryana functioned as an adjunct to Delhi and practically remained anonymous till the first war of India's Independence in 1857. When the rebellion was crushed and the British administration was re-established, the Nawabs of Jhajjar and Bahadurgarh, Raja of Ballabgarh and Rao Tula of Rewari of the Haryana region were deprived of their territories. Their territories were either merged with the British territories or handed to the rulers of Patiala, Nabha and Jind. Haryana thus became a part of Punjab province. With the reorganization of Punjab on November 1, 1966, Haryana was made a full-fledged independent State.
Haryana lies on the crossroads of North India. All main routes to Delhi go through this state has taken advantage of this fact and built hotels, motels and resorts and restaurants on the Delhi –Agra; Delhi Jaipur; Delhi-Amritsar and Delhi-Fazilka highways.
Major Cities: Chandigarh, Surajkund, Sultanpur, Rohtak, Hansi, and Sirsa.
Chandigarh was conceived and born in the 1950 and was the master plan of the European modernist architect Le Corbusier.No other Indian city feels quite like this one. Indians are very proud of it and it’s the cleanest and healthiest city in the country.
Hotel Accommodations : Panchayat Bhavan, Hotel Satyadeep, Chandigarh Yatri Nivas, Hotel Jullundur, Amar, Hotel Alankar, Hotel Kwality Regency, Aroma Hotel, Hotel Sunbeam, Hotel Piccadilly, Hotel Mountview.
Places of Interest
(1) Badkal Lake (2) Dabchick (Hodal) (3) Karna Lake (Uchana) (4) Magpie (Faridabad) (5) Saras (Samdama Lake) (6) Sohna (7) Skylark (Panipat) (8) Yadavindra Gardens (9) Surajkund.
Airport: Chandigard, Hisar, Jind and Karnal.