Golden Temple & Wagah Border Tour
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Product Code : AGORA126
Golden Temple & Wagah Border Tour: Explore the vibrant city of Amritsar on a private tour that includes transfers, hotel accommodation, and sightseeing. Visit the iconic Golden Temple, one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots for Sikhs, and witness the unique Wagah border ceremony. Discover the historic Gobindgarh Fort and the Durgiana Temple. Take a rickshaw ride through the bustling old market and enjoy personalized attention from a private guide with comfortable transportation throughout the tour.
Day 1: Amritsar
You will arrive at Amritsar airport, where you will be met by our office executive who will assist you and transfer you to your hotel. After checking in, you can spend the rest of the day at leisure, enjoying personal activities and relaxation.
Day 2: Amritsar
After breakfast at the hotel, you will begin your city tour of Amritsar. You will visit the Golden Temple, one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots for Sikhs, famous for its full golden dome. At the central Sikh Museum atop the Clock Tower, you can learn about the history and culture of the Sikh religion. The Guru Ka Langar, which offers free food to around 20,000 people every day, is a unique experience that you should not miss. The number of visitors shoot up to 1,00,000 on special occasions. You will also visit the Durgiana Temple, a Hindu temple whose architecture is similar to the Golden Temple. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, famous for its rare and priceless collections, particularly Paintings, Weapons, Armours, Manuscripts & Coins, is another place you will visit. Gobindgarh Fort, originally built in the 18th century, was conquered and enhanced in the early 19th century by Maharaja Ranjit Singh who renamed it after the 10th Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh. The fort had five cannons which included the famous two Zamzama cannons. Later in the day, you will enjoy a rickshaw ride and walking tour of the old market in Amritsar.
In the evening, you will visit the Wagah border to attend the beating retreat ceremony. Every evening, just before the sunset, the soldiers from the Indian and Pakistan military meet at this border post to engage in a 30-minute display of military camaraderie and showmanship. During the build-up to the ceremony, the crowd engages in chanting the Indian national anthem, rounds of applause, and Bollywood-style dancing on Hindi songs. You will return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Amritsar
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have some free time for personal activities until it is time to transfer to the airport as per your flight schedule for your onward destination.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Amritsar x 2 night
3* - Surya Beacon/ Hotel City Park
4* - Ramada Amritsar/ The Fern Residency
5* - Hyatt Hotel/ Holiday Inn Amritsar Ranjit Avenue
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.