Ludhiana District is one of the largest districts in the Indian state of Punjab. It is the major industrial centre of northern India. It has also been referred as India’s Manchester by the BBC. The city is also home to the largest agricultural university in Asia and one of the largest in the world.
Flights to Ludhiana
The Ludhiana Airport is situated within the city parameters and provides excellent connectivity to the capital city, New Delhi, along with other major parts of the country.
Ludhiana city caters outstanding services to the visitors coming here. The city possesses various guest houses and hotels that make proper accommodation feasible. All these accommodation options offer all basic as well as luxury facilities depending upon the cost of stay.
Activities and Sightseeing
Being a business city, Ludhiana doesn’t offer much adventure or outdoor activities. The main attractions, however, around the city include:
- Gurudwara Sri Manji Sahib, located in the Alamgir village of Ludhiana city, this is a place where Guru Gobind Singh Ji was provided security by his Muslim followers, Ghani Khan and Nabi Khan. A famous fair is also conducted every December at this Gurudwara.
- Punjab Agricultural University Museum, situated in the suburbs of the Ludhiana city, is one of the most important educational Ludhiana sightseeing points. Also, the famous ‘Kisan Mela’ is conducted at thos university every year. The museum is one of the most appealing attractions to be visited in Ludhiana.
For summers, pack light and airy cotton clothes to beat the heat of bright sun. however, for winters, carry warm woolens and jackets as it gets really chilly. pack your scarves as you would need one while visiting the Gurdwara Sahib.