Golden Temple Tour Amritsar
Duration:Amritsar » and Around
Up on arrival at Amritsar Airport or Railway station our local company representative will meet you and transfer to respective hotel and give you complete information about your trip. On arrival at hotel do check in formalities. Evening free at leisure or own activities or do the shopping, Amritsar city is famous for its traditional handicraft and handloom products including phulkari, lacquered woodwork, jewelry etc. Other attractive items available at Amritsar include Punjabi jutis, woolen garments and Patiala salwar. Overnight stay.Day 02 : Amritsar
After breakfast at Hotel proceed Golden Temple the hoiliest shrines for the Sikhs. The architecture of Golden Temple is a blend of Hindu and Muslims architecture and gives the peace of Soul. After visiting Golden temple tour visit Jallianwala Bagh Jallianwala Bagh- which is just the walking distance from the Golden Temple. Jakianwala has a special importance attached to it with respect to India's freedom struggle On April 13, 1919 on the auspicious day of Baisakhi hundreds of men,women and chidren sacrificed their lives in front of ruthless firing of the british forces. Later on visit Wagah Border, Wagah Border which is famous for its 'Retreat' ceremony at the time of sunset. During evening armed soldiers, both Indian as well as Pakistani, fully decked in their uniform enacts a particularly hostile parade marked by lowering of their respective flags and closing the border gates. The changing of the guards and the ceremonial lowering of the flags is carried out with great pomp and fervor.
Day 03 : Amritsar and Around
After breakfast, proceed for full day Gurdwara Yatra around Amritsar starting from Gurdwara Shri Tarn Taran Sahib (25 Kms from Amrisar) - is a Gurdwara established by the fifth guru, Guru Arjan Dev. It is situated in the city of Tarn Taran Sahib, It has the distinction of having the largest sarovar (Water pond) of all the gurudwaras. Also it is famous for the month gathering of pilgrims on day of Amavas (No moon night). Then Visit Khadoor Sahib (15 Kms from Tarn Taran)- Sri Khadur Sahib was the family home of second Guru Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji. The Guru settled here with his wife Mata Khivi and raised their three children here. Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji established his religious center here and spent the rest of his life at Khadur Sahib. Here Shri Guru Angad Dev appointed Guru Amar Das as his successor and the third Guru. A grand Gurudwara Khaddi Sahib, has been constructed here, in memory of Guru Amar Das. Then proceed to Goindwal Sahib (10 Kms from Khadur Sahib), visit Gurdwara Shri Baoli Sahib- This was the first centre of Sikhism and was established by Sri Guru Amar Das Ji. The Hindus went on pilgrimage to Hardwar and Benaras but the Sikhs needed a place of their own. Understanding this, Sri Guru Amar Das Ji purchased the land and personally helped in the construction of the Gurdwara and Baoli (well) with 84 steps leading down to it. Return to hotel. Overnight stay.Day 04 : Amaritsar- Departure
Transfer to Railway station to board train for onward journey.