Weekend Trip to Kurukshetra, Haryana
Summer 35 to 45°C
Winter -4 to 17°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 154 kilometers / 2 h ,27 m
Best Time To Visit
A holy town in the north Indian state of Haryana, Kurukshetra is known for its legendary history. Also known as Dharmakshetra, this place is mainly known for its association with the Kurukshetra war from the Hindu epic Mahabharata. According to the Puranas, this place has for its name from King Kuru, the ancestor of Pandavas and Kauravas. Kurukshetra is popular as the land where Lord Krishna preached the theory of Karma from Bhagwad Gita to Arjuna, one of the Pandava brothers. According to archaeological excavations, Kurukshetra existed even during the pre-Harrapan times. If you wish to get an insight into the history of Indian, Kurukshetra is the perfect weekend getaway destination from Delhi. The city is dotted with a number of temples and lakes, dating back to the old times.
How to Reach Kurukshetra
The railway station in Kurukshetra is a chief railway junction, which is well- connected to all the major railway stations in India including Delhi. There are regular trains between these two places.
Renting a cab would be a suitable option for you. However, regular state-run buses connect Delhi to Kurukshetra. Service of deluxe AC and non AC buses are available frequently.