Weekend Getaways near Afzalgarh

The municipal city Afzalgarh is also located close to Haryana which give tourists from Afzalgarh to tour at various destinations and enjoy on weekends. All these destinations can be reached in about 7 to 11 hours travel. This tourism also teaches the cultural heritage of Haryana to its visitors from Afzalgarh.

Cities for Weekend Getaways near Afzalgarh

Gurgaon


Gurgaon is one of the biggest cities in Haryana. The historic fort of Badshahpur and Baoli, the majestic Begum Samru Palace, the DLF Golf and country club on the foot hills of Aravalli range has lavish green lawn with colourful flowers, birds and streams, the golden green golf cum resort is a beautiful landscape with shrubs that changes its colours according to the change in season, the entertainment destination Kingdom of Dreams is famous for its carnivals, the green Sultanpur bird sanctuary and other golf courses are popular in the city.

How to reach


The cities Afzalgarh and Gurgaon are located at a distance of 272 km from each other. Two way-journey favours its reach, from Afzalgarh to Amroha through roadways and from there Gurgaon can be reached through Bareilly Bhuj express (14321) in a total travelling duration of about 7 hour 25 mins.

Ambala


Ambala city in Haryana is famous for its cloth market. The cloth market here brings enormous tourist every season as it sells all quality of clothes which included handloom, silk, fancy works and many other at a nominal rate. The science market in the city sells all variety of science equipments. The city homes many pilgrim centres especially gurudwara which are Badshahi Bagh Gurudwara, Bhawani Amba Temple, Gurudawara Lakhnaur Sahib, Gurudawara Manji Sahib, Gurudawara Panjokhara Sahib, Gurudawara Sis Ganj, Hanuman Temple, Holy Redeemer Church, Jain Samaj, Kali Mata Temple, Muslim shrines of Lakhi Shah and Taqwal Shah, Shiv Mandir and St Paul's Church. The other famous tourist destinations in the city is the Mughal style old dak bunglow built by the British which was converted into library in recent times.

How to reach


The cities Afzalgarh and Ambala are located at a distance of 251 km from each other. The shortest two way route to reach Ambala from Afzalgarh to Najibabad through roadways and from where Ambala can be reached again through roadways at a total of 7 hour 10 min journey.

Kurukshetra


Kurukshetra in Haryana has religious importance as historic Kurukshetra war was fought and also the holy Bhagavad Gita was preached by Lord Krishna to Arjuna. Lakhs of devotes visit Brahma Sarovar on the occasion of Somavati Amavasya as it is considered ritual bath on this particular occasion wash off their sins. Also ritual bath in Sannihit Sarovar also considered auspicious as the ghats are the meeting point of seven lines of River Saraswati. Historic destination Jyotisar is the location on which Bhagavad Gita was preached. The painting depicting the episodes of Mahabharata is kept for display at Sri Krishna Museum. The Kurushetra Panorama and Science centre narrates Mahabharata war in connection with science. The other famous tourist destinations in the city are Kalpana Chawla Planetarium, Light and sound show of Geeta Saar, Dharohar which depicts the culture of the state, Bhishma Kund, Sheikh Chehli ka makbara, Saraswati forest reserve, Shri Durga Devi Mandhir at Pipli and many more. The Kessel mall is said to be the shopping destination of the city.

How to reach


The cities Kurukshetra and Afzalgarh are located at a distance of 412 km from each other. The shortest three way route to reach the city was to reach Najibabad from Afzalgarh through roadways and from Najibabad railway station Saharanpur can be reached through Amritsar Mail (13005) and from where Kurukshetra can be reached through roadways in a total of about 7 hours travel.

Yamuna Nagar


Yamuna Nagar in Haryana is located on the foothills of Shivaliks which homes famous temples like the Mantra devi temple, Adibadri Narayana temple, Hanuman temple and Shri Kedar nath temple that all attracts a large number of devotes to its land. The Chuharpur Devi Lal herbal nature park is famous for its beautiful landscape and herbal plantations. The majestic fort of Buria built by Sikh rulers and the Kalesar forest reserve with many medicinal tree plantations also attracts enormous tourist. The other popular tourist locations in the city are Harnol, Topra, Kalesar forest reserve, ancient site of Sugh, Kos Minar and many more.

How to reach

The cities Yamuna Nagar and Afzalgarh are sited at a distance of 200 km from each other which can be reached from Afzalgarh to Najibabad through roadways and from where Yamuna Nagar can be reached through Amritsar Mail (13005) with a total of 5 hours travelling duration.

Karnal


Karnal is located in the National Capital Region and it is the birth place of Late Kalpana Chawla. The main tourist attractions in the city are the 1000-year-old Durga Bhawani temple which is visited by a large number of devotees each year on special occasions. The city has popular picnic spots like the Karnal Lake which homes fishes and birds, Atal Park which is rich in flora, Karnal Golf course, Karnal taal, Pakka pul, the majestic Karnal fort, Oasis tourist complex and Gurudwara Manji Sahib.

How to reach

The cities Afzalgarh and Karnal are located at a distance of 39 km. The shortest three-way journey to reach Karnal is to reach Najibabad from Afzalgarh through roadways. From Najibabad through Amritsar mail (13005) Saharanpur can be reached from where Karnal can be reached though roadways at a total of 7 hour 10 min travelling duration.

Faridabad


Faridabad is famous for its luxury hotels which provide world class accommodation facilities for its customers. The popular flower show organised in Badkhal Lake which is near Peacock Lake is a beautiful landscape and a perfect picnic spot. Another popular picnic spot is the Suraj Kund which includes Suraj Kund Lake, a Sun Temple, the fresh Siddha Kund pool which is said to possess medical properties and a beautiful garden. The complex is famous for its annual craft fair which falls in February that displays many handicraft products. Apart from the fair many cultural programs are also organised here for the tourist to gain knowledge of their culture. The majestic Raja Nahar Singh palace is famous for its architectural style.

How to reach


Faridabad is located at a distance of 411 km from Afzalgarh. Two-way journey to reach the city is from Afzalgarh to Haridwar through roadways and from where Faridabad can be reached through Kalingautkal express (18478) in a total travelling duration of about 10 hour 20 min.

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