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Majestic Kapurthala from Amritsar: Palaces, Temples, and More

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Product Code : AGORA505

Embark on a captivating journey from Amritsar to the majestic city of Kapurthala, where a blend of history, culture, and architectural wonders awaits. Beginning at 8:30 AM, our tour unveils the opulent Jagatjit Palace, a testament to the city's royal legacy. Delve into the colonial-era charm of the Jagatjit Club before indulging in a delightful Punjabi lunch. Afternoon highlights include the serene Shalimar Bagh, the grandeur of State Gobindgarh Palace, and the natural beauty of Kanjli Wetland. Conclude the day with a visit to the Jagatjit Singh Museum, offering insights into Kapurthala's rich heritage. With a 6:00 PM return to Amritsar, this day tour promises an unforgettable exploration of Kapurthala's palaces, temples, and more.

We'll begin our captivating journey by picking you up from your hotel in Amritsar at 8:30 AM. Upon arrival in Kapurthala, our first destination is the awe-inspiring Jagatjit Palace, often referred to as the Moorish Mosque. This 20th-century architectural marvel was built by the Kapurthala royal family and showcases a unique blend of French and Indo-Islamic styles. Wander through the grand Durbar Hall adorned with intricate designs, stroll through the lush gardens filled with vibrant flora, and marvel at the exquisite mosque's intricate carvings and beautiful domes, immersing yourself in the grandeur and elegance of Kapurthala's royal heritage.

Jagatjit Club Visit Next, we'll head to the historic Jagatjit Club, a colonial-era venue cherished by the Kapurthala royal family. As you step inside, marvel at its impressive architecture, characterized by its majestic pillars, elegant arches, and ornate detailing. Delve into its intriguing history, learning about its significance as a prominent social and recreational venue for the royal family, and gain insights into Kapurthala's social and cultural fabric through engaging narratives and stories.

Lunch Break: At around midday, we'll take a break to enjoy a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Savor authentic Punjabi cuisine, featuring flavorful curries, succulent meats, aromatic rice dishes, and freshly baked bread, or opt for other culinary delights tailored to your preferences, ensuring a satisfying dining experience that caters to your taste buds and culinary preferences.

Afternoon: Shalimar Bagh & State Gobindgarh Palace After lunch, at 1:00 PM, immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Shalimar Bagh, a Mughal-style garden crafted by French architect M. Marcel. As you wander through the garden's lush greenery, admire the tranquil fountains, picturesque pavilions, and beautiful flower beds, offering a peaceful and rejuvenating retreat in the heart of Kapurthala, perfect for relaxation and leisurely exploration.

Venture to the State Gobindgarh Palace, a 19th-century royal residence, at 2:00 PM. As you explore the opulent palace complex, marvel at the ornate Durbar Hall adorned with shimmering chandeliers, intricate frescoes, and beautiful stained glass windows. Discover the royal chambers, showcasing exquisite furnishings, elegant decor, and historical artifacts, and visit the museum housing a diverse collection of artifacts, including paintings, sculptures, weapons, coins, and manuscripts, offering a fascinating insight into Kapurthala's rich heritage, cultural traditions, and royal legacy.

Kanjli Wetland Exploration Continue your exploration with a visit to the picturesque Kanjli Wetland at 3:30 PM, a wildlife sanctuary renowned for its diverse birdlife, including Siberian cranes, egrets, herons, and more. As you stroll along the wetland's tranquil pathways, enjoy the peaceful ambiance, observe the vibrant birdlife in their natural habitat, and admire the scenic beauty of the wetland, characterized by its lush vegetation, sparkling water bodies, and panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, offering a serene and immersive nature experience.

Evening: Jagatjit Singh Museum & Departure Conclude your day with a visit to the Jagatjit Singh Museum at 4:30 PM, housed within a section of Jagatjit Palace. Explore its captivating collection of paintings, sculptures, coins, manuscripts, and other artifacts, meticulously curated to offer a comprehensive overview of Kapurthala's cultural heritage, artistic traditions, and royal lineage. As you wander through the museum's galleries, admire the exquisite artworks, learn about the historical events, cultural influences, and artistic movements that have shaped Kapurthala's rich and vibrant heritage, and gain a deeper appreciation for the city's cultural legacy and artistic heritage.

We'll then return you to your hotel in Amritsar at 6:00 PM, marking the end of your engaging and private day tour. As you travel back, reflect on the memorable experiences, fascinating discoveries, and cherished moments from your day in Kapurthala, leaving you with lasting memories of the city's grandeur, charm, and cultural richness.

Join us for a memorable day exploring the majestic landmarks, enchanting gardens, historic palaces, and vibrant cultural gems of Kapurthala, a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered and explored!

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.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.