Know About splendid and eventful tour of Bhatinda, Punjab India – Bhatinda City Tour & Travel Guide

Bhatinda is an important travel destination on the map of Sikhism tourism in India as the city is the nearest railway station for Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, one among the five Takhts of Sikhism. One of the oldest Gurudwara “Gurudwara Lakhi Jungle” is situated just 15KM away from the Bhatinda on the Mukatsar road. History states that this is the place where Adi Guru Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji has recited Pathu of Japuji Sahib for one Lakh Times.
In the ancient times Bhatinda was known as Bikramgarh or Batrind and it is believed that city was established in the 6th century by the Punjab rulers Bhati Rajput Kings. In the recent times at many places spelling of city is appearing as Bathinda.
With the two thermal power plants, Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant and Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant, at Lehra Mohabbat, Bhatinda is also known as power city of Punjab. Besides being famous for the Grape production, city is also among the biggest market of Cotton and Food grains in the north India. Chetak Park, Zoological Garden, Dhobhi Bazaar, Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan, Zoo and historic Qila Mubarak are the prime tourist attraction of Bhatinda. Qila Mubarak is unique monument in the sense that only small bricks are used for constructing this tall monument.
Bhatinda also famous as the major educational center of the area, the list of some of major educational institutions of the city is given below
Central University of Punjab
Government Rajindra College
Giani Zail Singh College Of Engineering & Technology
S.S.D. Senior Secondary School
St. Paul’s High School
DAV Public School
Delhi Public School
St. Xavier’s Sr. Sec. School
St. Joseph Sr. Sec. School
Deepika Public School


Vital Tourist Information : Bhatinda

Location :
Bhatinda is situated in the Malwa area of Punjab at road distance of nearly 225 KM from state capital city Chandigarh.


Near By City : Chandigarh


State : Punjab [India]


Region : North India


Famous as / For :
Gateway to Sikh Pilgrimage of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib & Other Gurudwara
Educational Center of Malwa Area of Punjab
Power Plant city of Punjab
Market of Cotton & Food grains in Punjab


Weather & Climate :
Bhatinda experience typical north Indian climate.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 43°C Min. 31°C
Winter : Max. 26°C Min. 1°C


Best Time to Visit :
Like the other major tourist travel destinations of north India, Bhatinda also have tourist season during the October - March months.


Spoken Languages :
Punjabi - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
There is good facility for the food lovers, Bhatinda hotels and restaurants offers a menu with many mouth watering typical Punjabi dishes and various other recipes.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
There are several malls in the city so the shopping lovers will find ample places to get their shopping bags filled with tour souvenir.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Chetak Park - Dhobhi Bazaar - Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan - Qila Mubarak - Zoo & Zoological Garden


Interesting Information :
List of some of important educational institutes of Bhatinda:
Central University of Punjab
Government Rajindra College
Giani Zail Singh College Of Engineering & Technology
S.S.D. Senior Secondary School
St. Paul's High School
DAV Public School
Delhi Public School
St. Xavier's Sr. Sec. School
St. Joseph Sr. Sec. School
Deepika Public School


How To Reach Bhatinda Punjab [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Bhatinda is an important railway station in Punjab. There is direct train service for Delhi, Mumbai, Haridwar, Guwahati, Jaipur any many other cities. More than 30 trains are reaching Bhatinda railway station daily.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Bhatinda is well connected with other cities of the state on road journey.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Bhatinda don't have airport for the air travel. Air journey to Bhatinda gets terminated either at Chandigarh or Delhi which are the nearest airport to Bhatinda. Ample number of buses are running on the Delhi Bhatinda route. Tourist can also hire a taxi for road journey to Bhatinda.