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Explore the history and culture of Amritsar on this guided multi-day excursion. After a convenient airport pickup, enjoy a complimentary hotel transfer and a delicious breakfast before visiting this historic city’s holiest site, the Golden Temple. Honor those killed by British occupying forces at Jallianwala Bagh memorial park and stop by a temple devoted to the Hindu warrior Goddess Durga.
Start and end in Amritsar! Golden Temple tour is an in-depth cultural and pilgrimage 3-days tour, taking you through Amritsar, and Wagah Border (India and Pakistan Border). Golden Temple Tour includes 2 nights accommodation, an expert guide, transport, sightseeing, and 2 breakfasts at the hotel.
Amritsar is not only a central religious place of the Sikhs, but also a symbol of human brotherhood and equality. Everybody, irrespective of cast, creed or race can seek spiritual solace and religious fulfillment without any hindrance. It also represents the distinct identity, glory and heritage of the Sikhs. To pen-down the philosophy, ideology, the inner and outer beauty, as well as the historical legacy of Sri Harimandir Sahib is a momentous task.
Wagah Border Ceremony is the Beating Retreat Ceremony starts at 4:15 PM in winter and 5:15 PM in summer. This 45 minute ceremony includes the closing of the international gates and lowering the flags of both the countries.
It is both an entertaining and patriotic event where the national anthem singing, dancing and loud applause takes place with an enthusiastic audience. The massive gate known as “Swarn Jayanti Dwar” separates the two countries. Visiting the Wagah Border leaves you with a sense of pride and is an excellent way to end the Amritsar local sightseeing tour.
Remember to arrive at the spot one hour early to secure good seats.