Majestic Kapurthala from Amritsar: Palaces, Temples, and More
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Embark on a journey from Amritsar to Kapurthala, a royal city known for its grand palaces and temples. Explore the stunning Jagatjit Palace, the colonial-era Jagatjit Club, and the Mughal-style Shalimar Bagh. Visit the State Gobindgarh Palace and the Kanjli Wetland to admire the architectural marvels and natural beauty of the region. This private guided tour is perfect for history buffs, culture enthusiasts, and nature lovers alike.
Morning: 7:00 AM: Depart from Amritsar to Kapurthala. 9:00 AM: Arrive at Kapurthala and start your day with a visit to the stunning Jagatjit Palace, also known as the Moorish Mosque. This palace was built in the 20th century by the royal family of Kapurthala and is known for its unique blend of French and Indo-Islamic architectural styles. Explore the beautiful palace complex, including the grand Durbar Hall, lush gardens, and the exquisite mosque.
10:30 AM: Visit the Jagatjit Club, which was once a popular social and recreational hub for the royal family of Kapurthala. Admire the colonial-era architecture and learn about the history and significance of this iconic club, which still serves as a prominent social institution in Kapurthala.
Lunch: 12:00 PM: Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor local Punjabi cuisine or other culinary delights as per your preference.
Afternoon: 1:00 PM: Explore the Shalimar Bagh, a beautiful Mughal-style garden located in Kapurthala. Admire the lush greenery, fountains, and pavilions in this serene garden, which was designed by French architect M. Marcel in the early 20th century. Take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the tranquil ambiance of this picturesque garden.
2:00 PM: Visit the State Gobindgarh Palace, which was built in the 19th century and served as the residence of the royal family of Kapurthala. Explore the grand palace complex, including the ornate Durbar Hall, royal chambers, and the museum that houses a collection of artifacts showcasing the rich heritage of Kapurthala.
3:30 PM: Visit the Kanjli Wetland, a picturesque wildlife sanctuary located near Kapurthala. This wetland is home to a variety of migratory birds, including Siberian cranes, and is a paradise for birdwatchers and nature lovers. Take a peaceful walk along the wetland and soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings.
Evening: 4:30 PM: Visit the Jagatjit Singh Museum, which is housed in a section of the Jagatjit Palace. This museum displays a fascinating collection of artifacts, including paintings, sculptures, coins, and manuscripts, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Kapurthala and its royal family.
6:00 PM: Return to Amritsar, marking the end of your private 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.