Kila Raipur Sports Festival 2016 (Rural Olympics)
- Tour Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
- Travel Destinations: Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Kila raipur
Day 01 Chandigarh
Arrive Chandigarh Railway Station. On arrival meet and greet by our representative who will take you to the hotel. Start your city tour with Rock Garden which is made of industrial and urban waste. Then visit Sukhna Lake that lies in the foothills of shivalik range. People visit here for picnic and for the water activities. In the evening enjoy shopping at sector 17 market. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Chandigarh.
Day 02 Chandigarh
Chandigarh Rock Garden After breakfast, visit Rose Garden which is Asia's largest garden. It contains more than 17000 species of plants and over 16000 varities of roses. Rose Garden also hosts annual rose festival or festival of garden in the month of February or March. After that visit Museum and art gallery, a place that houses magnificent Gandhara period stone sculptures, Hindu sculpture, Miniature Paintings, Decorative arts and coins. The credit for the wonderful designing of this museum goes to Le Corbusier.
Afternoon drive 230 kms 5hrs to Amritsar from Chandigarh. In the evening check in at hotel. Rest of the time at your leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Ludhiana fair of Kila Raipur It was in 1933. Philanthropist Inder Singh Grewal visualized an annual recreational meet where farmers from areas surrounding Kila Raipur could get together and test their corporal endurance. In February each year, Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts, including foreigners. The idea gave birth to Kila Raipur Sports, the undisputed "Rural Olympics". Enjoy the numerous set of games like Athletics of tug of war, Hockey, Cycle race, Dog Race etc. After the enjoying rural games. Drive back to hotel .overnight stay in hotel in Ludhiana.
After breakfast, proceed to Kila Raipur games of festival Now you get an experience to watch games like 100mts-1500mts,High and Long jump, Kabbadi, bullock cart race, Short Put, Mule cart race. Horses and bullock carts, races were also held between tractors. The indigenous martial arts stunts demonstrated by the young Sikh performers were no less extraordinary. Martial art this was also a part of the teaching in Akharas, where the boys learnt the use of weapons. Nihangs practice martial arts to keep up the traditions.Evening Back to hotel overnight stay.
After breakfast, proceed to Kila Raipur games of festival bizarre seems to be the word of the day at Rural Olympics. Where else would you see activities like people lifting bicycles or ladders with their teeth, pulling cars with their hair, teeth or ears, and other daredevil stunts on bikes and horses. each evening there’s a cultural feast with folk singers, Bhangra, and Gidha performers, which happens on all three days of the festival. Drive back to hotel .overnight stay in hotel in Ludhiana
Day 06 DEPARTURE
After breakfast, drive to Chandigarh/Ludhiana Railway Station or Airport for onward/Return Journey.
How to Get There: The Kila Raipur Rural Olympics is held 15 kilometers south of Ludhiana, in the Punjab. Kila Raipur is well connected by rail, road, and even air. Ludhiana is two hours train journey, or 3 hours’ drive from Chandigarh.
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