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  • Location: Delhi, India
  • Duration:  4 days (approx.)
Discover the colorful Indian history and culture on a 4-day private tour of Amritsar from Delhi. Travel by first-class train and watch the countryside pass you by. See iconic city landmarks, including the beautiful Golden Temple and witness the nightly border flag ritual between India and Pakistan. This 4-day private tour is perfect for both first-time visitors and experienced travelers, allowing plenty of time to explore on your own.

Highlights

  • 4-day private tour of Amritsar from Delhi
  • Enjoy the pomp and ceremony of the nightly flag-lowering ceremony between India and Pakistan
  • Visit the Golden Temple, the holiest temple and place of pilgrimage
  • Learn the history of British rule in India
  • See the countryside as you travel by train to Amritsar
  • Enjoy the flexibility of traveling at your own pace on a private tour
  • Plenty of free time to explore at your leisure

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: 4-Day Amritsar and the Golden Temple from Delhi

Indo-Pakistan flag ceremony

Day 1: Delhi – Amritsar
Transfer to Delhi railway station and board the train to Amritsar. The train journey is approximately six hours and you will travel by first-class train in a comfortable air-conditioned carriage. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, be amazed by the pomp and ceremony of the nightly flag-lowering and retreat ceremony between the Border Security Force of India and the Pakistan Rangers. Watch the troops march down the road, yelling and posturing to one another as bugles ring out and the flags are lowered. Great for photo opportunities this is one show not to be missed! Overnight: Amritsar

Day 2: Amritsar (B)
This morning discover the cultural heart of Amritsar and the beautiful Golden Temple, aptly named with its gold roof top dome. The temple is the cultural and spiritual home of the Sikh religion and known pilgrimage destination for Sikh and non-Sikhs alike. It houses the original Sikh holy book and was built as a place of worship for men and women from all walks of life and religions. Please note that you are required to wear a head covering, remove your shoes and wash your feet before entering the temple. Next, visit the Jallianwala Bagh gardens and the memorial that commemorates the political uprising of 1919. Hear the tragic story of lives lost when Brigadier-General Dyer, the highest ranking British military officer at the time, gave orders to open fire. Your afternoon is free to explore Amritsar. Overnight: Amritsar

Day 3: Amritsar – Delhi (B)
Transfer to the railway station and board the train to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight: Delhi

Day 4: Delhi – Departure
This morning transfer to Delhi airport where your tour will conclude.

Itinerary

Hotel Accommodation:

Standard Hotels: (3-star)

Clean, comfortable value-for-money accommodation with private facilities
Amritsar: Hotel Ritz Plaza
Delhi: Hotel Ramada Plaza

Superior Hotels: (4-5 star)
Superior properties with an emphasis on comfort, well located with personalized service
Amritsar: Hotel Ista
Delhi:Hotel Metropolitan
From USD $ 581.25

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Tour code: 5353DAG

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