Amritsar Tour Packages
Arrival at Amritsar Railway Station
Meet and greet at the airport, check in at the hotel. In Afternoon, proceed to Wagah Border for a beating retreat border ceremony. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Amritsar.
Wagah border is famous for its beating retreat border ceremony between the neighboring countries India and Pakistan. Wagah border lies on the outskirts of Amritsar near the controversial Radcliffe Line, the boundary demarcation line dividing India and Pakistan during the Partition of India, was drawn. People from both sides of the border participate in large number to attend this retreat ceremony. The beating retreat ceremony at Wagah border is very famous among tourist planning to visit Amritsar. The ceremony witnesses huge crowds from both sides of the border. Soldiers march towards the gate at the border, which is thrown open when they reach there. Soldiers on both sides of the gate salute each other and start lowering the flags. After this, the soldiers retrieve and fold the flags. The gate is closed on both sides of the border with a loud sound. Then a trumpet sounds towards the end of this entire ceremony. The soldiers return to their respective position with their country's flag.
The package 'Amritsar with Wagah border' provides you an opportunity to feel the daily routine life in Punjab, Punjabi cuisine, culture and traditions. A spiritual darshan of the Golden temple and a feeling of pride looking at the Indian soldiers guarding the borders.
After breakfast, visit Golden Temple, Jalianwala Bagh and local market. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Amritsar.
The glorious city of Amritsar is home to most sacred Sikh shrine, Golden Temple also known as Harmandar Sahib. Golden temple receives a large number of visitors every day from all over India. This religious site is very popular among Non resident Indians (NRI's) who regularly visit the heritage city of Amritsar. The city is the hub of Sikh temporal and political affairs. Amritsar is also famous for its old Punjabi delicacies and other historical monuments such as Jallianwala bagh
The cultural city of Amritsar offers a perfect blend of modern lifestyle along with old world charm of heritage sites. The economy of Amritsar revolves around the Golden temple, the holiest Sikh shrines in India. The main source of income comes from Farm produce, handicrafts, carpets and fabrics, service trades, and light engineering. Amritsar is associated with rich cultural heritage and traditional Punjabi cuisines. Presence of several historic sites in Amritsar offers a memorable visit for tourist.
|(Except for Festive Period, Long Weekends, Christmas & New Year Period)|
|Hotel Category||Package Cost Per Adult|
|Above cost based on minimum two adults traveling together, sharing one double room.|
|Budget||HK Continental, Grand Hotel|
|Standard||RV Inn, Pearl Inn & Suites, Grand Galaxy, Roopa International|
|Deluxe||Ramada, Humble Hotels, Sawera Grand|
|Luxury||Golden Tulip, Holiday Inn, Radisson Blu|
|Premium||Hyatt, Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar|
- Pick up and drop to Amritsar station by a/c sedan.
- Accommodation for 01 night at Amritsar.
- 01 Breakfast.
- Visit to WagahBorder.
- Local sightseeing at Amritsar.
- Toll tax, permits, parking and driver daily allowance.
- Air Fare / Train fare throughout the tour.
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, porter-age etc.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees, video camera permits during sightseeing.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any other feature which is not mentioned in the "Cost includes" column.
- GST extra on total billing @ 5%.
Amritsar Wagah Border Tour
Delhi Amritsar Tour Itinerary - The rich history, scenic landscape and religious sites will pull you in Amritsar. This city is a splendid blend of culture and tradition. The city is known as the 'Jewel of Punjab'. Visit Golden Temple which is the epicenter of Sikhism. This is one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots for Sikhs. The Golden Temple is also known as by the name of Harminder Sahib and its architecture is very beautiful. This is visited by millions of pilgrims from all over the world. It is remarkable that Golden Temple feeds over 2000 people daily. It also houses Guru Granth Sahib which is the holy text of Sikhs. I When in Amritsar do visit Jallianwala Bagh. This historical place has seen the most tragic event in the history of India. Here in 1919, the British under the command of General Dyer randomly fired a peaceful gathering of men, women and children demanding freedom. The story of the massacre is still written on the walls of this park where the bullet marks are quite evident. Wagah Border is another must visit places in your Amritsar Wagah tour package. The border town between India and Pakistan is named as Wagah. It is 29 km from Lahore in Pakistan and 27 km from Amritsar in Indian side. It is popularly known that the partition of India and Pakistan led to the marking of long white line called Wagah Border between the two neighbouring countries. The border is separated by two heavy gates about 2 meters apart on either side. Wagah Border is the only open border between India and Pakistan which is officially accessible by both nations.
Amritsar Wagah Border Tour Package
This post between India and Pakistan is famous for its beating retreat ceremony which includes the closing of international gates and lowering of flags of both the countries. Many people throng to this place to witness the ceremony. One can say that it is an entertaining ceremony and a highly stylized patriotic display as well as an energetic performance. People from both the sides come to watch this ceremony. This ceremony was started in 1959 and since then it is continuing with much pomp and splendor. It started as a goodwill gesture between both the countries. The ceremony lasts for 45 minutes and is carried out before sunset. 4:15 pm is the time during winter and 4:45 during summer. The border gate is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. However, the ceremony starts only after 4:00 pm. If you want to watch the ceremony, you have to reach the place not later than 3:00 pm.No tickets are needed for this event. Weather in Amritsar is extreme, it is advisable to experience Amritsar Wagah Tour package during the moderate months of August, September, October, November, February, March, April and July. If traveling by Shatabdi / Train to Amritsar it is advisable to book train tickets at least a month in advance. Ideal stay for this package is 2 to 3 nights.
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