If you’re seeking a unique and memorable way to experience the beauty of Haryana, there’s no better way than to take to the skies in a hot air balloon above Pinjore. On November 8, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will start a Hot Air Balloon Safari in Pinjore to promote the town as a tourist attraction.
Enchanting World Of Hot Air Ballooning In Pinjore
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The gentle rustling of leaves in the breeze, the distant call of a bird, and the anticipation of an adventure in the air – this is the essence of hot air ballooning in Pinjore. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will introduce a Hot Air Balloon Safari in the town to promote Pinjore as a tourist attraction. Not only will the recreation centre provide tourists with more tourism options beyond what is already available, but it will also expose them to Pinjore’s historical past.
According to a statement given to Hindustan Times, adventure activities including paragliding, jet skiing, parasailing, and trekking have already been introduced in the Tikkar Tal area of Morni Hills. Alongside water sports, trekking, mountain bike trails, and other activities have received recognition in an effort to increase tourism in Haryana and improve ecotourism in Morni Hills. The forest department has also encouraged ecotourism in the Morni Hills by arranging events like camping, off-roading, and trips to herbal gardens.
In addition, plans have been developed to develop the region between Kalka and Kalesar as a tourist destination, with an estimated cost of ₹1,200 crore. The Aravalli mountain range’s Dhosi Hills are being developed as a pilgrimage destination as well since famous sages like Chyavana Rishi lived there and gave the place spiritual value. Additionally, research is being done to support air sports like paragliding.
Nestled in the lap of the Shivalik Hills, Pinjore offers a unique and exhilarating way to explore its beauty and soak in the tranquillity of nature.
What’s More In Pinjore?
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Hot air ballooning in Pinjore is more than just a ride; it’s an experience that ignites the senses and nurtures the spirit of adventure. From the air, you can witness the enchanting mosaic of lush forests, undulating hills, and the serene Ghaggar River, which meanders through the landscape. However, there’s more to do in the city:
- A visit to Pinjore is incomplete without exploring the renowned Pinjore Gardens, also known as Yadavindra Gardens. These beautifully landscaped gardens date back to the 17th century.
- Pinjore also has Bhima Devi Temple. It is an archaeological treasure trove, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Bhima Devi. Moreover, this ancient temple complex dates back to the 8th to 11th centuries.
- For nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers, a visit to the Morni Hills is a must. These hills, about 45 kilometres from Pinjore, offer breathtaking views.
- Haryana boasts a rich culinary heritage, and Pinjore offers a delightful mix of local dishes.
- If your visit to Pinjore coincides with a local festival or fair like Mango Mela, consider yourself fortunate. Haryana is known for its vibrant and colourful celebrations.
Its rich cultural heritage, picturesque landscapes, and warm hospitality make it a must-visit destination in Haryana. So, pack your bags and immerse yourself in the kaleidoscope of experiences that Pinjore has to offer.
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