Quintessential Amritsar
History & heritage tours

Quintessential Amritsar

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 7 hours
Do this because
  • Visit the Golden Temple
  • Learn about the history of Sikhism
  • Visit Wagah Border
What to expect

Meet your guide after getting picked up from the hotel at 9.30 hrs. Your first destination is the iconic Golden Temple, and on the way, you will see the colorful streets of Punjab and experience its rich martial character. Also called the Harmandir Sahib, the Golden Temple is perhaps Amritsar’s most famous landmark. The Golden Temple is also revered as the most sacred place for Sikhs in the world, and as you explore it, your guide will give you lots of historical insights about the temple and the history of Sikhism. A major attraction of the Golden Temple is its Langar (dining hall). People from all faiths are welcomed here for free meals.

After visiting the Golden Temple, visit a local restaurant and treat yourself to a rich and deeply gratifying heavy Punjabi meal. Then you will go to Wagah Border, which is one of the points of the Indo-Pak border, and every evening, the ‘lowering of the flags’ or the ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony attracts many onlookers. The iron gates are opened and border guards of both the countries lower their respective flags amidst much pomp and show. The atmosphere gets electrified as they try to outdo each other in the drill. Finally, you will be dropped back to your hotel.

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What's included
  • Private round trip transport from city hotels
  • English speaking local guide
  • Punjabi set menu lunch at a local restaurant
  • All applicable taxes
What's not included
  • Tips
Reduced price
  • Child (6-11 years)
Where

Pick-up from your hotel in Amritsar. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour
  • Dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums (no shorts or sleeveless tops allowed and knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women)
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When
  • Daily
  • Pick up starts from 9.30am
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Provider
Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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