Famous for ‘peg’, ‘pagri’, ‘paranda’ (tasselled tag for braiding hair and ‘Jutti’ (footwear), joyous buoyance, royal demeanor, sensuous and graceful feminine gait and
Aristocracy, Patiala presents a beautiful bouquet of life-style even to a casual visitor to the city. A brilliant spectrum of gurudwara Dukhniwaran patiala, patiala sight seeing, patiala bazar, patiala food, patiala life Rajput, Mughal and Punjabi cultures, a fine blend of modernity and tradition and a judicious synthesis of all that is beautiful in form and bold in spirit conjure up a vision called ‘Patiala’.
Patiala, an erstwhile princely state, capital of PEPSU and a district headquarters of Punjab is situated in the Malwa region of Punjab. Malwa has the largest number Of districts in the reorganised Punjab, and antiquity of some of the cities goes back to the ancient and early medieval period. Patiala is relatively a young city, a few years more than two centuries old.
In the 18th century, the political vacuum created by the downfall of the Mughals was successfully filled up by the Sikh Misldars in Punjab by thwarting the designs of both the Marathas and the Afghans. One among these independent principalities of the Sikhs was that established by Baba Ala Singh at Patiala.
The early history of the founders of Patiala state is more of a myth mystery than reality. The rulers of the erstwhile states of Patiala, Nabha and Jind trace their ancestry to one Chaudhary Phul. Apparently the appellation of dynasty ‘Phulkian’ is derived from their common founder. One of his sons, Chaudhary Ram Singh was baptised and blessed by Guru Gobind Singh. His son Ala Singh assumed the leadership in 1714 A.D. when Banda Bahadur was engaged in the fierce struggle against the Mughals. A man with vision and courage, Ala Singh carved out an independent principality from a petty Zamindari of 30 villages. Under his successors, it expanded into a big State, touching the Shivaliks in north, Rajasthan in the south and upper courses of the Jamuna and the Sutlej. While confronting the most trying and challenging circumstances in the middle eighteenth century, Baba Ala Singh, unlike many of his contemporaries, displayed tremendous courage and shrewdness in dealing with the Mughals, Afghans and Marathas, and successfully established and maintained a state which he had started building up bit by bit from its nucleusmoti bagh place, palaces of patiala, forts of patiala, patiala peg, patiala city tour Barnala. In 1763 Baba Ala Singh laid the foundation of the Patiala fort known as Qila Mubarak, around ‘which the present city of Patiala is built.
Day 01 : Delhi
On arrival in India (Delhi) meet our company Representative (Holding your Name Play Card) meet & greet & Transfer to Hotel. After Fresh, in afternoon leave for City tour of Delhi which include President House (Rashtrapati Bhawan), the regal residence of British rulers, a palace built for British Viceroys. India gate, this monument was built to honour and tribute to the Indian soldiers who sacrificed themselves during the Afghan war, then visiting Birla Mandir (Laxmi Narayan Temple) built by wealthiest Birla family, Humayun’s Tomb, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple and Qutub Minar, In evening back to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi– Chandigarh (280 kms / 4-5 Hours By Car)
After Breakfast leave for Chandigarh , In Afternoon Reach at Chandigarh & After Fresh leave for City tour Chandigarh visiting the Museum, Rock Garden and Pinjore Garden & Enjoy Dinner at Sector 17. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 03 : Patiala- Delhi (240 Kms 4 -5 Hrs)
After breakfast leave Anand pur Sahib – It was here that the Sikh religion acquired. Visit to Sisganj and Kesgarh Sahib Gurudwaras. Late Afternoon proceed to Delhi , In evening arrive Delhi Transfer to Railways Stn / Airport for Next Destination.