Punjab Village Tour
Punjab Village Tour Evening Entertainment
Punjab emerged as a wealthy state after the green revolution. Its hard working farmers, farming techniques, farm productivities often were few notches above other states in India. Punjab in eyes of a commoner forever became a green state with culturally rich rural heartland. Punjabi cuisine today is an inseparable part of what is considered “Indian Cuisine”. A Punjabi Dhaba meal with trademark Lassi became legendary.
For an experiential traveler experiencing village lifestyles of Punjab and its cuisine could be a sought after experience. Some of the experiences are as under:
# Stay in the Punjab Village home. Early morning visit the houses to see and feel how the day in the village starts. Men give bath to their Cows and milk them. The ladies of the House will light their hearths with cow dung and leaves to cook food. The Punjab villager farmers plough their fields with bullocks.
# Watch Potters collect clay from nearby pond (Chhappar) and make clay pottery, Surahi and Ghara (vessels for storing water), dishes, jars, etc.
# Sit and see the creative ability of the women in Phulkari embroidery of different design and blending of harmonious colors.
# Watch village metal-workers or Lohars casting, soldering and making metal things like Hammer, Sickle, garden tools, pots and common utensils used in the village kitchen.
# Visit Carpenters or Tarkhans to see them carving traditional and regional style Doors, Windows, Beds, chairs, tables, etc out of different Woods
# Walk along the swaying mustard fields, take a ride on a tractor, take the cattle for grazing, feed the cattle or simply sit, relax and gulp down the fresh buttermilk in the green fields.
Season: Oct - March