Feel yourself in Punjabi culture and Sikh religious history on this a 2-day trip to Amritsar fascinating sites in the centuries-old city, stopping at temples, picturesque gardens and palaces en route. See the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), founded by Guru Ram Das, and watch the lowering of the flags at the Wagah border the memorial of Jallianwala Bagh and a visit to Maharaja Ranjit Singh's summer palace at Ram Bagh Gardens.
After early morning pickup from your New Delhi hotel, transfer to the railway station to catch a train for Amritsar. enjoy breakfast aboard the train. Upon arrival in Amritsar around transfer to your accommodation, afternoon tour begins.Witness the brash parade of soldiers from both sides of the Wagah border, which once served as the only road linking the two countries. Watch as the infantrymen stand at attention and the border’s iron gates are opened as the two nations’ flags are lowered in perfect unison with the setting sun. The spectacle ends with the folding of flags, followed by a curt handshake between opposing soldiers and the closing of the gates.Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast Visit The Golden Temple also known as Harminder Sahib. Later visit Jalianwala Bagh.Amritsar, meaning ‘pool of nectar,’ was founded in 1579 by Guru Ram Das – the fourth Guru of the Sikh religion. Learn about his son and the next Sikh guru, Arjun Dev, who built the famous and important shrine.Jallianwala Bagh, a public garden within the city and the site of a notorious massacre of Indians under British rule in 1919.See the memorial that commemorates hundreds of pilgrims who gathered for a Punjabi New Year festival and were killed under the orders of General Dyer, the British lieutenant governor of the Punjab, who had banned all meetings and demonstrations in the province. Amid today’s pleasant park atmosphere, learn more about the tragedy of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre and the Indian freedom struggle that ensued.
In the evening, your guide will transport you back to the railway station to board your train for Delhi. During the approximate 6-hour return, enjoy complimentary dinner aboard the train. Upon arrival, a driver will transfer you to your hotel or the airport.