Divine Journey: Amritsar to Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara Excursion
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Product Code : AGORA504
Embark on a "Divine Journey" as you depart from Amritsar and head to Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara. Explore the revered Takhat Sri Kesgarh Sahib Ji, steeped in Sikh history. Delve into the heritage of the Khalsa Panth, including the momentous initiation by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Discover priceless relics and scriptures, then visit the Virasat-e-Khalsa Sikh museum, a celebration of Sikhism's valor. Enjoy local cuisine during lunch and find time for souvenir shopping. This full-day tour provides a profound experience of Sikh spirituality and history.
7:00 AM - Departure from Amritsar: Your tour begins as your friendly driver picks you up from your Amritsar hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Set off on your journey to Anandpur Sahib, which is approximately 200 kilometers away. The drive will take around 4 hours, depending on road conditions and traffic.
11:00 AM - Arrival at Takhat Sri Kesgarh Sahib Ji, Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara: You'll reach your destination, the revered Takhat Sri Kesgarh Sahib Ji Gurudwara in Anandpur Sahib. This sacred site holds immense historical significance in Sikhism. Your knowledgeable guide will accompany you on a comprehensive tour of the Gurudwara. Learn about the history of the Khalsa Panth and the initiation of Khande di Pahul by Guru Gobind Singh Ji on Baisakhi in 1699. Explore the Gurudwara's relics and memorabilia, including Guru Gobind Singh’s Khanda, Katara, his personal firearm, and the Saif, a double-edged weapon.
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Exploration of Gurudwara: Spend two hours immersing yourself in the history and heritage of the Gurudwara. Your guide will provide in-depth explanations of the historical artifacts and their significance.
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Lunch: Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Anandpur Sahib, savoring the regional flavors.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Visit to Virasat-e-Khalsa Sikh Museum: After lunch, continue your journey with a visit to the Virasat-e-Khalsa Sikh museum. This museum pays tribute to Sikhism and commemorates the glorious history of Sikh warriors. Explore relics and artifacts that narrate the stories of the triumphs and struggles of Sikh warriors over the centuries. The museum also showcases the sacred scriptures authored by Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Free Time for Souvenir Shopping: Enjoy some leisure time to explore the local market and shop for souvenirs. Your guide will recommend reputable shops where you can purchase traditional handicrafts, textiles, and other mementos.
5:00 PM - Return Journey to Amritsar: As the day's exploration concludes, you'll leave Anandpur Sahib and commence your return journey to Amritsar.
9:00 PM - Arrival at Amritsar Hotel: Upon reaching Amritsar, your driver will drop you off at your hotel, marking the end of your Anandpur Sahib day tour.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.