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Amritsar: Small Group Sightseeing Tour with Wagah Border

1. Amritsar: Small Group Sightseeing Tour with Wagah Border

Explore the magnificent sights in Amritsar under the guidance of an expert local guide. From your hotel, head first to the famous Golden Temple, one of the most vital structures and key landmarks in the city. After you offer prayers at the Golden Temple, you'll visit the Langar Hall (Community Kitchen) and witness how food is made for thousands of pilgrims who arrive daily at this sacred location. This is followed by a trip to Jallianwala Bagh where the infamous massacre took place under the troops of the British Indian Army. Afterwards, visit the only Museum dedicated to the horrific Partition of India in 1947. You will explore the different exhibitions, with both video and photographic displays providing you with the stories behind the events. Expressive paintings depicting these harrowing times are also on display in the museum. Finally, head out to the Wagah Border and visit the historic Grand Trunk Road, the only link between India and Pakistan in 1999. During the ceremony, you will watch the soldiers of India and Pakistan put on a show of sorts, with the lowering of both flags and a handshake between two nations. At the end of the ceremony, you will be dropped back to your hotel.

Flexible Private Cab Booking in Amritsar

2. Flexible Private Cab Booking in Amritsar

From your pick-up to dropping back at your destination, we will make your journey convenient and memorable at a pocket-friendly price. Enjoy your Amritsar city tour by keeping the cab with you for a maximum of 12 hours and experience the thrill of delving into the greatness and uniqueness of Amritsar's historical monuments. A professional driver will come to pick you up from anywhere within the city and drop you at your desired destination first which can be Golden Temple, A historical Gurudwara that was constructed in the early 17th century. You have to complete circumambulation in the temple and take a bath in holy water (if you want) and spend some time clicking pictures outside the temple, knowing the significance of the place, and enjoying local food from nearby eateries. Following the same route and moving to your next spot Jallianwala Bagh, and Partition Museum and Wagah Border. Subsequently, you can come to a halt anywhere you want and your driver will be there to take care of your belongings. After exploring the holy city (Amritsar) and undertaking all the fun-filled activities of your choice, your chauffeur will finally drop you back to the same spot he picked you from. You must ensure how many passengers are travelling along before booking your cab to avoid any kind of inconvenience.

Golden Temple & Wagah Border in Amritsar with Lunch

3. Golden Temple & Wagah Border in Amritsar with Lunch

Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib): The Golden Temple is the holiest Gurudwara (Sikh place of worship) and an iconic symbol of Sikhism. It's renowned for its stunning architecture, the central pool (Sarovar), and its gold-covered exterior. Here's what you can do at the Golden Temple: Darshan: Pay your respects by visiting the main prayer hall and the inner sanctum, where the Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh holy scripture) is kept. Langar: Experience the communal meal known as "Langar," where volunteers serve free meals to all visitors, regardless of their background. It's a beautiful way to witness the spirit of selfless service. Amrit Sarovar: Take a peaceful walk around the sacred pool and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. Architecture: Admire the stunning architecture of the Golden Temple, with its gold-covered dome and intricate marble work. Wagah Border: The Wagah Border is the international border between India and Pakistan, and it's famous for the daily "Wagah Border Ceremony," a military parade and flag-lowering ceremony that's performed by both Indian and Pakistani soldiers. The ceremony is a lively display of patriotism and national pride. Punjabi Lunch: Punjab is known for its flavorful cuisine, and enjoying a Punjabi lunch is a must during your visit to Amritsar. Some dishes you might want to try include: Sarson da Saag and Makki di Roti: A classic Punjabi dish made from mustard greens and served with maize flatbread. Chole Bhature: Spiced chickpea curry served with deep-fried bread. Amritsari Kulcha: Stuffed flatbread often served with chole (chickpea curry) or potatoes. Lassi: A traditional yogurt-based drink that can be sweet or salty, perfect for cooling down. Punjabi Sweets: Don't miss out on trying some delicious Punjabi sweets like Jalebi, Gulab Jamun, and Pinni.

Amritsar 02 days Tour

4. Amritsar 02 days Tour

2-Day Amritsar Exploration: Immerse Yourself in Rich Heritage and Spiritual Bliss Day 1: Icons of Amritsar's History and Culture Golden Temple: Begin your day with a visit to the mesmerizing Golden Temple, the spiritual heart of Amritsar. Also known as Harmandir Sahib, this glistening monument is a symbol of inclusivity and devotion. Explore the stunning architecture, stroll around the tranquil Sarovar, and partake in the Langar – a free community meal. Jallianwala Bagh: Immerse yourself in India's struggle for independence at Jallianwala Bagh. This historical garden serves as a poignant reminder of the tragic events of the 1919 massacre. The memorial wall, eternal flame, and well showcase the sacrifices made during that time. Durgiana Temple: Pay a visit to the intricately designed Durgiana Temple, often referred to as the "Silver Temple." Dedicated to Goddess Durga, the temple's architecture mirrors the Golden Temple and is adorned with exquisite carvings and sculptures. Wagah Border Ceremony: As the sun sets, experience the electrifying atmosphere at the Wagah Border. Witness the grand Beating Retreat ceremony as Indian and Pakistani soldiers engage in a spirited display of patriotism. The energy, enthusiasm, and flag-lowering ceremony create an unforgettable spectacle. Day 2: Exploring Tradition and Heritage On Day 2, delve deeper into Amritsar's rich heritage and traditions, immersing yourself in the city's vibrant local life. Partition Museum: Gain insights into one of the most significant events in India's history at the Partition Museum. Through exhibits, stories, and artifacts, learn about the painful partition of 1947 that divided India and Pakistan. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum: Discover the legacy of the "Lion of Punjab" at this museum dedicated to Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Explore a treasure trove of artifacts, paintings, and possessions that offer a glimpse into the life and times of this legendary ruler. Amritsar Markets: Roam through bustling local markets like Hall Bazaar and Katra Jaimal Singh. Shop for intricate Phulkari embroidery, traditional jewelry, spices, and more. These markets are a vibrant reflection of Amritsar's lively culture. Gobindgarh Fort: Conclude your tour at the historic Gobindgarh Fort. Uncover the fort's rich past through captivating sound and light shows. Explore the different sections of the fort, each narrating a unique story of Amritsar's history. Amritsar 2-day tour Golden Temple spiritual experience Jallianwala Bagh historical significance Wagah Border ceremony spectacle Durgiana Temple architecture Partition Museum insights Maharaja Ranjit Singh heritage Amritsar local markets shopping Gobindgarh Fort history exploration Best Amritsar itinerary Cultural immersion Punjab Top things to do in Amritsar

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What people are saying about Partition Museum

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4.4 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Excellent, well organised. Our guide Anil Sharmer +91-9780234705 Was fluent in English and had a good all round knowledge. He we was patient with our many questions answering everything we asked. He exceeded our expectations in all aspects. He arranged a very safe driver for our tour which added to our satisfaction. If you are in Amritsar you may wish to consider his services.

Price-quality is phenomenal, good experience, both the manager Anil Sharma and the guide Lovepreet have provided excellent service! Above all, the guide has been very helpful and friendly, highly recommended!

Great trip! The tour guide was amazing! He did a great job and let us travel the area . Such a beautiful temple. It was amazing trip with amazing memories

We enjoyed our day with guide Anil a lot! He is of good knowledge and friendly. The tour is a must do when Amritsar! The Golden Temple is breathtaking!

All thel best and very beautiful in the Golden Temple