Day 12: Leave Amritsar for Kurukshetra, 340 kms/3 Hrs hour bus journey. Sight Seeing Ban Ganga, Battlefield of Kurukshetra, and Origin of Gita place. Mythologically, the name Kurukshetra applied to a circuit of about 80 miles (128 kms.) which includes a large number of holy places, temples and tanks, connected with the ancient Indian traditions and the Mahabharata war. The Saraswati and Yamuna Rivers at its northern and eastern boundaries respectively. According to Manu, the tract between the old sacred rivers Saraswati and Drishadvati in Kurukshetra was known as Brahmavarta. In the very first verse of the Bhagvad Gita,a Kurukshetra is described as Dharmakshetra, the field of righteousness. It is also known as Brajhmakshetra, the field of Brahma, the Creator. Nardak is another name for Kurukshetra, probably derived from nirdukh, without sorrow. Diner and overnight at Hotel Neelkant.