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Kurukshetra has a topical climate which makes the city extremely hot in the summer months. The summer season extends from April to August with maximum temperatures reaching more than 45 degrees Celsius. The monsoon rains from August to September bring relief from the dry heat of the summer but rains can be erratic increasing the overall humidity. Winter season in Kurukshetra runs from October to February and minimum temperatures drop to as low as 5 degrees Celsius accompanied by fog and mist. The best time to visit Kurukshetra is between October and November when the temperatures are moderate and the climate is pleasant.

How To Reach

By Road:

Kurukshetra is located on the main National Highway 1 running from New Delhi to Amritsar. The city is well connected to all parts of Haryana and Punjab. Distance between New Delhi and Kurukshetra is close to 160 Kms while Chandigarh is located at a distance of 100 Kms from the ancient city of Kurukshetra.

By Air:

Kurukshetra does not have a dedicated airport facility. The closest airport to Kurukshetra is the domestic airport located at Chandigarh which is at a distance of around 85 kms from the city. The Chandigarh airport is well connected to all major cities and towns of India and regular bus and cab services are available at the Chandigarh airport to travel to Kurukshetra.

By Rail:

Kurukshetra is well connected with rail and lies on the main national grid line running from New Delhi to Punjab. All trains from New Delhi to Punjab and Haryana have a dedicated stop at Kurukshetra. The Kurukshetra railway station is a big junction and all big and small trains plying the route have a dedicated stoppage. Kurukshetra is well connected by rail to adjoining cities of Pehowa, Ladwa, Ambala, Delhi and Chandigarh.


The ancient town of Kurukshetra is a famous pilgrim city located in the state of Haryana at a distance of 160 Kms from New Delhi. Kurukshetra literally means the "Land of the Kauravas" and the city was a witness to the epic Kurukshetra battle of the Mahabharata. The renowned past of Kurukshetra is connected with the Vedic culture and the city holds a prominent place in the narration of many Hindu scriptures. Largely a pilgrimage center, Kurukshetra is a popular tourist attraction for historians, pilgrims and tourists alike.


The land of Kurukshetra comprises of several spiritual and holy shrines including Kunds and Gurudwaras weaving Indian history and culture in its unique fabric of existence. Modern day Kurukshetra is the center of learning with the Kurukshetra University offering a wide range of educational and vocational courses.


Kurukshetra is also known as the ‘Rice bowl of India’ and the city produces Basmati rice that is exported to a lot of European nations. Kurukshetra is the land of fairs and festivals including the famous Gita Jayanthi Samaroha Celebrated on the 11th day of the full moon in the months of November-December.


Although Kurukshetra lies in Haryana, the local food of the city is a mix of traditional Punjabi and Haryanvi cuisines. The city serves the famous dal and nans which is also the staple diet of a large number of people. Due to its rising student population, Kurukshetra offers modern day escapades including shopping malls and cafes but the core of the city lies in its traditional heritage and spirituality attracting a large number of pilgrims from all over the world.