Weekend Trip to Rupnagar, Punjab
Summer 35 to 43°C
Winter 4 to 20°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 294 kilometers / 4 h ,33 m
Best Time To Visit
Formerly called as Ropar, Rupnagar was founded by Raja Rokeshar in the 11th century. Apart from beautiful temples and other religious sites, Rupnagar earns popularity for being located in the Indus Valley Civilization. Bhakra Dam in Nangal is also one of the major tourist attractions. As the city has been under the power of six major civilizations, there are numerous notable archeological splendors. Shards of terracotta items, pottery, arrowheads, bones, and other things have been found here. The city also proves to be an amazing getaway from Delhi.
How to Reach Rupnagar
Rupnagar has its own railway station, which is connected with major cities through an extensive railway network. Availability of local transportation system makes moving in and around the city comfortable for the guests.
The nearest airport is Chandigarh. At the airport, one can find cabs and taxis to move in around the city.
There is proper road connectivity available from Delhi. There are bus services to reach Rupnagar. If travelling in groups, it is advisable to hire a cab or private taxis.