Things to Do in FazilkaFazlika on Indo-Pak borders offers number of things to do to while traveling to this town. It offers natural beauty spots like Bada Lake and Satluj River offering a refreshing morning walk and an exciting boating ride. Shopping at Tilla Jutti and relishing sweetmeat is a memorable moment. Pratap Bagh i.e Sanjay Gandhi Memorial park and Jayani Natural Park are perfect location for having a picnic with family and friends. The day can be easily spend watching black bucks and neelgai and many other animals and plants in Abohar wild life sanctuary. Fazilka very well arouses spiritual and patriotic feelings in the minds and hearts of its tourists. let’s have a look on what all things can be done in Fazilka.
Plan Out Picnic in FazilkaPratap Bagh i.e Sanjay Gandhi Memorial park is the oldest and biggest park of Fazilka. It’s a favorite ground for morning walk. It also serves as favorite weekend spot for number of residents. It is also a famous picnic spot for the residents and tourists of Fazilka. Jayani natural farm are also a perfect spot to plan out a picnic in Fazilka. Near to the farms are Emu farms where one can enjoy looking at the emus. Jayani Natural Park also has a rest house, swimming pool and a beautiful surroundings to experience a fun filled time. The large ground offers different sports enjoyed by both kids and elders.
Enjoy Shopping at FazilkaShopping spree have quite a lot of stuff to buy from the markets of Fazilka. Tilla Jutti are a must buy in Fazilka. These are a major handicraft of Fazilka. These world famous jutti are a must buy from Fazilka. Also the sweetmeat is a delicacy of Fazilka known worldwide.
Explore Nature in Fazilka
Badha Lake and the banks of River Satluj offers a perfect site for exploring and getting close to the nature. Morning in Fazilka cannot be better than having a refreshing and close to nature morning walk at the Bada Lake. The lake was the main source of drinking water till early 80’s. The undying desires of mankind choked the flow of water from the Sutlej River to the lake. Also a walk through the banks of river Satluj gives immense peace and calm. The cool breeze from the river is very refreashing. River Satluj and Bada Lake proves to be a good destination if a person wants to enjoy boating. The two water bodies attract a number of tourists to enjoy boating in the cool water. A number of people offer boat rides to the tourist.
Know About Art and Culture of FazilkaMany fests and events are organized by Graduates Welfare Association to promote art culture and food of Fazilka. Anand Utsav-Environment Festival, Fazilka Heritage Festival and Mehak Sarhad Di are some of such events organized every year. The events full of different folk dances and music, traditional food, art and handicraft of Fazilka are a treat for everyone who wants to know about the art and culture of Fazilka. Number of people visit Fazilka during these events to know more about Fazilka. they have a big hand in promoting art and Culture of Fazilka.
Explore Wildlife at Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary
Spread over an area of 18,650 hectares, Abohar wildlife includes farmlands of 13 Bishnoi villages. Bishnoi community is doing every bit to protect the black buck deer of the locality, the indigenous antelope. The blue bull also known as the Neelgai, which they also consider scared is also a part of this initiative. Black buck can be seen moving freely through the villages and homes. The typical flora of wildlife is tropical dry mixed deciduous forest. Some other animals like Porcupines, wild boars and black ducks are also found here. The best time to visit is winter season as summers are very hot and winter receives heavy rainfall. Buses, taxis and cars are easily available from Fazilka to reach the sanctuary. The sanctuary was established under the 1972 Wildlife Protection Act in 2000.
Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary
Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary
Visit Historical Sites in FazilkaThere are not many historic places in and around Fazilka. Raghunath fort is one among them though the history of this fort is still a mystery to all. Dedicated to the martyrs of 1971 war between Indo-Pak, Asafwala War Memorial is a sacred memorial and War Museum. About 7 kms from Fazilka, it is Located on NH7. Asafwala War Memorial is a way to remember memories of all the sacrifices of brave Indian soldiers and their families. .
Feel the Spirituality in Fazilka.With over a hundred of temples, number of gurudwaras, mosques and churches, a spiritual person can spend days in the city. Fazilka is known as a religious town. There are many temples some of the most famous are Shiv Temple of Kusht Ashram, Hanuman Temple, Shree Bala Ji Dhaam, Dayra Baba Balbantgiri Temple, Ram Mandir, Parnami Mandir etc. Try to be a part of prabahat fery held early morning. 8 km ride from fazilka is manzoor islamic mosque which is the only mosque in the district. To have some peace of mind visit the oldest church in the city, Methodic church.
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