Destination Covered: Wagah Border » Golden Temple » Amritsar
ARRIVAL AT AMRITSAR RAILWAY STATION
Meet and greet at the airport, check in at the hotel. In Afternoon, proceed to Wagah Border for a beating retreat border ceremony. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Amritsar.
Wagah border is famous for its beating retreat border ceremony between the neighboring countries India and Pakistan. Wagah border lies on the outskirts of Amritsar near the controversial Radcliffe Line, the boundary demarcation line dividing India and Pakistan during the Partition of India, was drawn. People from both sides of the border participate in large number to attend this retreat ceremony. The beating retreat ceremony at Wagah border is very famous among tourist planning to visit Amritsar. The ceremony witnesses huge crowds from both sides of the border. Soldiers march towards the gate at the border, which is thrown open when they reach there. Soldiers on both sides of the gate salute each other and start lowering the flags. After this, the soldiers retrieve and fold the flags. The gate is closed on both sides of the border with a loud sound. Then a trumpet sounds towards the end of this entire ceremony. The soldiers return to their respective position with their country's flag.
The package 'Amritsar with Wagah border' provides you an opportunity to feel the daily routine life in Punjab, Punjabi cuisine, culture and traditions. A spiritual darshan of the Golden temple and a feeling of pride looking at the Indian soldiers guarding the borders.
AFTER BREAKFAST, VISIT GOLDEN TEMPLE, JALIANWALA BAGH AND LOCAL MARKET. OVERNIGHT STAY WILL BE AT HOTEL IN AMRITSAR.
The glorious city of Amritsar is home to most sacred Sikh shrine, Golden Temple also known as Harmandar Sahib. Golden temple receives a large number of visitors every day from all over India. This religious site is very popular among Non resident Indians (NRI's) who regularly visit the heritage city of Amritsar. The city is the hub of Sikh temporal and political affairs. Amritsar is also famous for its old Punjabi delicacies and other historical monuments such as Jallianwala bagh
The cultural city of Amritsar offers a perfect blend of modern lifestyle along with old world charm of heritage sites. The economy of Amritsar revolves around the Golden temple, the holiest Sikh shrines in India. The main source of income comes from Farm produce, handicrafts, carpets and fabrics, service trades, and light engineering. Amritsar is associated with rich cultural heritage and traditional Punjabi cuisines. Presence of several historic sites in Amritsar offers a memorable visit for tourist.
Pick up and drop to Amritsar station by a/c sedan.
Accommodation for 01 night at Amritsar.
Visit to WagahBorder.
Local sightseeing at Amritsar.
Toll tax, permits, parking and driver daily allowance.
Air Fare / Train fare throughout the tour.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, porter-age etc.
Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
Entrance Fees, video camera permits during sightseeing.
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
Any other feature which is not mentioned in the "Cost includes" column.