Watch the evening border closing ceremony at the Attari-Wagha border, just outside of Amritsar, with this tour. Every evening, Indian and Pakistani border guards ceremonially close the border with an energetic ceremony complete with military kicks and stunts, shouts, and formations, wrapping the choreographed ceremony up with a lowering of the two country's flags.
Watch the evening border-closing ceremony on the frontier between Pakistan and India with this tour from Amritsar. Every night, the border between the two countries is closed with much fanfare, with a drill of marches and a flag-lowering ceremony to mark the daily occasion. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel in a private vehicle, exclusively for your party.
Avoid getting lost in the back alleys of Amritsar by joining a guided walking tour. With a small-group of like minded travelers, visit many of the Punjabi city’s cultural and historic highlights. Start at the Town Hall and walk to buildings and monuments that you might overlook when traveling alone, all while learning more about the city’s colorful history. End at the Golden Temple, which you can check out independently.
Wagah Border booking for a hassle free experience while you visit Amritsar. We provide professional guide cum drivers who will take you to witness Wagah border ceremony and then drop you back to your hotel.
Wagah Border Ceremony.
The international border between India and Pakistan. The pomp and pageantry of the Beating Retreat and the Change of Guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces makes for a most charming spectacle. Wagah, an army outpost on Indo-Pak border – between Amritsar and Lahore, is an elaborate complex of buildings, roads and barriers on both sides. The daily highlight is the evening “Beating the Retreat” ceremony. Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic fervour rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause.
Learn about what life is like in a Punjabi village on this private tour. You'll get to try your hand at milking cows, take a ride on a tractor or a bullock cart, learn how to tie a turban, or get mehndi (henna) done on your hands. You can also learn about traditional cooking methods or just relax as your hosts prepare you a meal of quintessentially Punjabi fare.
This is one day tour of Amritsar in which all the important points are covered and a one-day tour with an experienced driver. There are no hidden charges. GUIDE IS ONLY FOR GOLDEN TEMPLE AND JALLIANWALA BAGH
You go with the driver at the border as Guide is not required there.
will describe an overview of the history of the site, the four gates and thier significance, and then give you an expert led tour of the introductory museum. Then, we all will proceed on the traditional walk around the temple, visiting the significant monuments and sub-temples along the way. After this spiritual and energy filled walk, we will start to go beyond what any normal tourist is allowed to see. Our 10+ years of volunteering has given me access to places no tourist can enter, and I offer you an inside look into the behind the scenes miracles keeping the temple running. We will visit the kitchen which is one of the largest in the world, where you will get the opportunity to cook for up to 100,000 people, making chapatis, stirring massive cauldrons, and washing dishes with hundreds of Sikhs. We will journey deep into the inner areas as well as see the surface of the site on what I promise this will be the most unforgettable and Authentic Golden Temple experience you can have.
Globe Trek Travels, Amritsar city tour includes all the important & historic places to see in city. Our professional guide will make this tour memorable for you by showing the beautiful places & the history behind it. The service will be provided in a private air conditioned cars, coaches with ample of leg roam and premium tempo travellers for big groups. We also take care of our guest with every necessary aspects and provide mineral water bottles during tours to keep every one hydrated and special care of old age guests for hassle free experience.
The Main Highlights of the tour are as following :
1. Golden Temple.
2. Back Door Entry to World Largest community Kitchen.
3. Jallianwala Bagh.
4. Partition Museum.
5. Durgiana Temple.
6. Mata lal devi temple.
Learn about the culture and history of Amritsar during a 3-hour walking tour led by a local guide. Visit the Saragarhi Memorial Gurudwara, Jallianwala Bagh, and the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib)—one of the most sacred Gurudwaras (Sikh temple) in the world. You'll hear from your guide about the spiritual traditions of Amritsar, stop to try favorite street snacks, and explore the city streets with a small group limited to eight people. Perfect for first time visitors that seek in-depth experiences of India.
Set beneath the snow-capped Dhauladhar Mountains, the Kangra Valley is famous for its beauty and this private bike tour from Dharamshala is the perfect way to experience it. Spin by lush pine forests, tea plantations, and orchards; and explore villages and serene Buddhist areas as your guide spotlights detail and hidden gems you’d miss if alone. Bikes, hotel pickup and drop-off, and a choice of departure times are included.
Learn about Sikhism and the history of modern India with this private walking tour, led by an English-speaking guide. You'll learn about the formation of India and Pakistan at the partition Museum, take a walk through the historic Old Town, and spend time at the gilded Golden Temple, the most important place of worship for members of the Sikh faith.
Heritage walk is a guided tour deep inside the narrow lanes and Bye lanes of the 400 year old city of amritsar. One gets to see Katras, Akharas Bungas, Havelis,and Hatties. The walk takes you back in the time as you witness town planning traditional trade and crafts being Practiced in the same place and in the same manner as has been done for centuries.
Tour one of India's most-iconic cities, where the Sikh reign supreme and learn about the chaos and culture that exemplify this destination. Visit Amritsar's most famous monuments: the Golden Temple and the Jalliawala Bagh. Sample traditional Punjab cuisine and learn about local legends and traditions from your friendly guide.
The tour that brings you different kind of experiences of real Punjab rural areas. You'll be surrounded with real farm and seasonal crops of farmers and will be served with organic lunch, fresh vegetables right for the farm.
The village and farm activities are available and included in the trip with the assistance of our local staff.
Explore the splendid sights and destinations in Amritsar while accompanied by an expert local guide who will allow you to learn so much more than what is on the surface of this beautiful city. From your hotel, you head first to the famous Golden Temple, one of the most vital structures and key landmarks in the city. As you offer prayers and witness how tea and bread are made in this sacred location, you’ll discover how it has come to be so revered as the holiest gurdwara in the Sikh religion. This is followed by a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, which is a sacred location for all different reasons: the historical events that this garden commemorates calls back to the infamous massacre that took place, under the troops of the British Indian Army and the ending your trip back to your hotel.
Explore the splendid sights and destinations in Amritsar while accompanied by an expert local guide/driver who will allow you to learn so much more than what is on the surface of this beautiful city. From your hotel, you head first to the famous Golden Temple, one of the most vital structures and key landmarks in the city. As you offer prayers and witness how tea and bread are made in this sacred location, you’ll discover how it has come to be so revered as the holiest gurdwara in the Sikh religion.
• Behold the majestic Golden Temple of Amritsar, the holiest gurdwara in Sikh religion
• Explore Amritsar in this full day tour, seeing the city, its people, and learning about its history
• See the magnificent monuments from Golden Temple and visit the kitchen to see the of making Roti
Explore the Punjabi city of Amritsar with this five-hour tour. You'll not only get to experience the Golden Temple, easily one of India's most beautiful and iconic sites, but you'll also get to uncover some important Independence-related attractions not commonly visited by international tourists, including the Saragarhi Memorial Gurudwara and the Jallianwala Bagh memorial that marks a 1919 massacre that cost over 1000 people their lives.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment from Amritsar with a difference when you attend the Wagah Border Flag Ceremony before sunset. Your private guide will meet you at your Amritsar hotel and transport you to the India–Pakistan border, where you’ll watch the guards from the two rival nations face off against each other as they close the border for the day.
Hit the highlights of Punjab during this jam-packed, small-group tour of Amritsar’s top sights. See the iconic Golden Temple with round-trip hotel transfers, making this a hassle-free way to take in the main attractions. You’ll also head to the 300-year-old Gobindgarh Fort and enjoy enthralling performances of bhangra, live percussion, and the famous Sher-e-Punjab show—plus two different museum visits.
At Sadda Pind, you can experience the old-world charm of Punjab through cultural performances, folk dances, local handicrafts, songs, stories and of course, cuisine. Sadda Pind is a fantastic place to connect with the Punjabi roots and experience live Punjabi culture around it. It recreates a Punjabi village in the true sense. As a guest, you can see, participate and interact with people from village and their culture. Sadda Pind has everything to keep you busy and entertained for an entire day. It offers day packages and also stay packages.You can learn a traditional art or create a masterpiece of your own. Phulkari, Punjabi jutti, clay toys and utensils, ironwork, durries, agricultural implements are some of the traditional arts showcased here. Punjab can never be complete without its music and dances. At Sadda Pind, treat your senses to the vibrance and beats of traditional Punjabi folk dances like bhangra, gidha, jhumar and kikli.
Head to the Golden Temple which is easily recognizable and key landmark of the city is the holiest gurdwara in the Sikh religion. Here, the faithful offer prayers and take a meal provided for free by the temples. You can offer prayers yourself and also visit the temple's mega kitchen to see these meals being created and served. Following this, you head to Jallianwala Bagh, a public garden with a somber history. This garden was made to commemorate the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre that took place right in Amritsar, when troops of the British army cut down participants of a peaceful protest. Travelers looking to learn more about the grave moments in Indian history will find a trove of incredible exhibitions and information in the Partition Museum of Amritsar. This tour will be a two hour journey into the events of 1947, when the events of India's division of that year caused a ripple of shocking and somber moments in its history.
Attari, an army post on the Indo-Pakistan border and venue for the flag lowering ceremony which takes places every day during sunset. Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic enthusiasm rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause. The National Anthem chanting, rounds of applause and tremendous energy in the air make this an unforgettable experience.
The India/Pakistan border may be the subject of disputes, but the nightly border closing ceremony is pure theater and carnival, as each side tries to outdo the other with parades, music and displays. Get ready to cheer, paint your face and heckle with the fervor of a fan at a sports match.
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"Our guide Mr. Gurinder Singh is a very pleasant and polished person with in-depth knowledge of the history of Amritsar and of Sikhism. He took us through narrow streets of the old town and showed us things that we e would never have seen in our own, and gave us wonderful insights into the past that is now fading out of people’s memories. Great walk."..."
"Our guide Mr. Gurinder Singh is a very pleasant and polished person with in-depth knowledge of the history of Amritsar and of Sikhism. He took us through narrow streets of the old town and showed us things that we e would never have seen in our own, and gave us wonderful insights into the past that is now fading out of people’s memories. Great walk."
"It was an excellent trip with Amrit who brought me right up to the ceremony area, the furthest a local could go. Gave me instructions for anything i needed and was very informative on not only the border but the history of Amritsar as well. He then invited me on a food tour which i accepted and it was amazing as well. Would highly recommend this trip."..."
"It was an excellent trip with Amrit who brought me right up to the ceremony area, the furthest a local could go. Gave me instructions for anything i needed and was very informative on not only the border but the history of Amritsar as well. He then invited me on a food tour which i accepted and it was amazing as well. Would highly recommend this trip."
Amritsar 1 Day Tour (Golden Temple, Jalliawala Bagh Partion museum,Wagah Border)
"We were picked up on time from our hotel. Our guide Inderjit and driver Mandeep were very professional. Inderjit answered all our queries and took us around Jallianwala Bagh, A detailed tour of Golden temple. Later in the afternoon we were taken to the Wagah border where we watched the beating the retreat ceremony between the Indian Border Security Force and Pakistan army. The whole day was spent well. Thanks to the tour operator, Inderjit and Mandeep. Highly recommended. Thanks"..."
"We were picked up on time from our hotel. Our guide Inderjit and driver Mandeep were very professional. Inderjit answered all our queries and took us around Jallianwala Bagh, A detailed tour of Golden temple. Later in the afternoon we were taken to the Wagah border where we watched the beating the retreat ceremony between the Indian Border Security Force and Pakistan army. The whole day was spent well. Thanks to the tour operator, Inderjit and Mandeep. Highly recommended. Thanks"