Travel to ancient root of Mahabharata with Hastinapur Tours Operators Delhi bringing you flexible Hastinapur Holiday Packages India as per your need. With any of Hastinapur Holiday Packages you get to experience the epic of tale of Kauravas and Pandavas. The city is also known as ‘City of Elephants’ which can be figure out from the name itself where Hast means elephant and Pura means City. One will find many historical temples that tells legendary tale of Krishna Updesh to Arjun. The town holds great importance in Hindu’s methodology and it’s regarded as the most respected cultural place.
Basic Facts About Hastinapur:
■ Ranked: 38 of 42 Uttar Pradesh Tourism Destinations
■ Famous for/as: Religious/ Heritage
■ State: Religious/ Heritage
■ District: Meerut
■ Altitude: 202 m
■ Language spoken: Hindi and Sanskrit
■ Weather info: Summer 32-40 degree Celsius and winters : 4-12 degree celcius
■ Pincode: 250404
■ STD Code: 01233
The town is located where two river Ganges and Yamuna merge and holds a great historical significance in India’s culture. The city is famous among all Hindus because of the great epic Mahabharata in 5000 B.C. to 6000 B.C. It’s a place where battle between good or bad took place. According to the hindu’s tale the city was the capital of Kauravas. They tricked pandavas and captured the land in a dice game. After the 14 years of exile in forest, Pandavas strikes back and took the control of the city. The city gives you the visual experience of that era and many archaeological artifacts such as pottery gives the signs of early human civilizations.
The city is famous for its ancient temple and stoops which gives the glimpse of Lord Krishna preaching and Mahabharata tales. Like other cities, there were no evidence of Harappa’s and MohanJodaro but the antiques found represent the History to Stone Age and Harappa civilizations. Many Chalk drawing and utensils were also discovered of that era. The people here are very religious and recite preaching and Vedas written in Sanskrit language. Coming to food and traditions, mostly you’ll find vegan cuisine of dal, chapatti and rice. Major Hindu’s festivals such as Deepawali, Holi , Dusshera, Basant panchmi, Janamashtmi, etc are celebrated here.
♦ What to Expect: Sightseeing
♦ How to Travel to Hastinapur: There are so many ways to reach the religious city Hastinapur
♦ Bus: Interstate bus services are available on regular basis from jaor cities such as Delhi,Aligarh, Ludhiana, Gwalior, etc.
♦ Road: If you’re travelling by road then take NH 119; a cab is easily available for your entire journey.
♦ Train: The nearest railway station is Meerut (only 37km away)
♦ Flight: No direct flight is available; the nearest airport is Delhi Airport which is 120 km away.
♦ Minimum Honeymoon Package: ASK (Per Couple)
♦ Minimum duration of honeymoon: Atleast 2-3 days
♦ Time to Visit: September to February
♦ Most Preferred By: Families
Top Destinations to Visit in Hastinapur
• Religious Place : Jain Jambudweep Mandir, Digamber Jain Bada Mandir, Kailash Parvat, Old Pandeshwer Temple
• Other famous Places : Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary, Shastri Nagar, Digamber Jain Bada Mandir, Nishiaji, Lotus Temple
♦ Carry loose cash for minor shopping.
♦ Leave your jewelry’s and valuable items at hotel.
♦ Avoid being scammed by schemers.
♦ Do note down police and other emergency numbers.
♦ Don’t buy watches and other items loose from unknown persons; items might be stolen.
Get your family ready and travel to Hastinapur today. It is an amazing place for family to give them cultural and religious journey. You might have read so many tales of Krishna, Arjun, Kauravas and Pandavas but you never get to experience until now. This is the right time to plan a short yet exciting trip with your family and mates.