Punjab, a north Indian state is bordered by Jammu & Kashmir to its north, Himachal Pradesh to the east and Rajasthan to its south. Chandigarh, which is the capital city, is one of the most well planned cities across the world. The state primarily has a sikh majority community with about 60 % population being sikhs and agriculture forming the largest source of income in the state.
During your holidays in Punjab, you will get to taste some of the best cuisines of North India, the most popular breakfast dishes being the Punjabi aloo paratha. A must see thing is the Indo-Pak retreat ceremony that happens every evening at the Wagah Border. It is an occasion that exhibits enthusiasm amongst the Indian and the Pakistani soldiers for their country. The Golden temple in Amritsar is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Punjab. It is one of the very important destinations during your journey of Punjab as is considered to be the holiest of all the pilgrimages in Sikhism. Other famous cities include Patiala, known for its calmness and tranquility, not to mention the famous Patiala peg and Ludhiana which is famous for woolen goods and hosiery products which are exported across the world.
The best time to visit Punjab is between October and March when the winters set in and the weather is cool for a perfect holiday.