Top things to do

Fort in Bathinda


Of all the ruined forts in Punjab, Bathinda’s Govindgarh is the mightiest and most impressive. It’s also one of the oldest, dating way back to the 7th century, although rebuilt in its current red-brick form during t…
Music in Western Punjab

Harballabh Sangeet Sammelan

The 140-year-old music festival in Jalandhar showcases Indian classical music over three days. Tickets are often sold out weeks in advance, owing to the fact that the list of performers unfailingly includes some of …
Sports in Western Punjab

Kila Raipur Sports Festival

This sporting extravaganza features three days of traditional games and contests including bullock-cart races, kabaddi, strongman contests, folk dancing and much more, in the vicinity of Kila Raipur near Ludhiana.
South Indian in Bathinda

Sagar Ratna

For a pleasant departure from local Punjabi flavours, try one of the many dosas at this authentic South Indian restaurant located on the main drag. There's good South Indian coffee to go with your meal of choice.
Modern Indian in Bathinda

Yellow Chilli

New-age Indian cuisine comes to Bathinda in the form of imaginative dishes designed by a celebrity chef at this stylish restaurant. It's a good place to order fish and meat dishes in town.