The Plains
India Travel Guide

From: India Travel Guide

See also: Mumbai, Goa And The West CoastHimalayan Foothills

The Plains
The Plains contains the bustling city of Chandigarh, stunning forests, wildlife sanctuaries and several rivers including the Narmada River which is an important Hindu pilgrimage site.

The Bahir region is filled with rich heritage and culture and is a popular pilgrimage destination which has several pilgrim centres, temples and caves in particular the Mahabodhi Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an important Buddhist Temple.

The city is surrounded by forests and plantations of the National tree of India the Banyan Tree and also Eucalyptus. The area that surrounds the city is home to many species of flora and fauna such as Parrots and Sambars.

The Haryana region is steeped with history such as the epic Battle of Mahabharata at Kurukshetra, and the Battles of Panipat. The region now has a booming agricultural and economic scene.

Contains the city Amristsar that houses the stunning Golden Temple (also known as Harimandir Sahib). Other sites of interest include the Sukha Lake and Rock Garden.