As the name suggests, The Golden Temple tour covers a memorable tour to the principal shrine of the Sikhs in the World . In this 5 days and 4 nights tour, the visitor pays obeisance to the sacred texts like Guru Granth Sahib, visits the museums and the Holy Sarovar in the Golden Temple .Apart from visiting the Golden temple , the tourist also pays visit to the other Gurudwaras of Amritsar . Apart from paying a visit to the religious shrines , the tour also covers other tourist sites of Amritsar like the Jallianwala Bagh, and the Wagah border. Apart from visiting Amritsar The traveler also gets to visit Delhi and Chandigarh . Both these cities have outstanding rich heritage from tourism point of view . The Red Fort and the Jantar Mantar in Delhi along with The Rock Garden and The Rose Garden are some of the prominent tourist sites covered in the Golden Temple Tour.
Duration: 4 Nights/5 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Chandigarh - Amritsar - Delhi
1st Day : Arrival in Delhi Sightseeing and Shopping in Delhi . .The representative of the tour receives the guests on their arrival in Delhi the National Capital of India. After being bestowed with a warm welcome the guest is escorted to the City Hotel . After a brief rest , the tourists proceed on a tour of this vibrant city .Delhi coincidentally has been the premier city for rulers of ancient, medieval and modern India. The Red Fort , The Jama Masjid , The Purana Quila, The Raj Ghat , The Rashtrapati Bhawan , The India Gate , The Lotus Temple are some of the outstanding monuments encompassing both medieval and modern India. In the evening before the tourists check into the hotel for an overnight stay the tourists can go for shopping in its famous markets like Connaught Place , Karol Bagh etc..
2nd Day : Delhi-Chandigarh From Delhi, the tour proceeds to Delhi. The distance between Delhi and Chandigarh is 274 Kilometers On arrival at Chandigarh the tourist checks into its hotel. After a brief rest the tourist moves out to explore the magnificent Chandigarh . This city which is renowned world over for its amazing architectural structures and incredible landscape. It is also home to some stunning tourist sites like The Rock Garden, The Rose Garden , Sukhna Lake and the International Doll Museum. It is the first planned city of India and was designed by Le Corbusier the Swiss- French architect. Overnight is spent in the comforts of the Chandigarh hotel.
3rd Day Chandigarh -Amritsar Immediately after the sumptuous breakfast on the third day , the tourists proceed to the Holy City of Amritsar . This city of Punjab is a home to the most important Sikh shrine -The Golden Temple On arrival at Amritsar , the tourists check into its hotel. After a brief stay the visitor visits the Golden Temple . This principal Sikh Gurudwara is also called Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib .The Golden Temple which was constructed in 1604 AD, houses the Guru Granth Sahib the eleventh Guru of Sikhism. Before checking into the hotel for an overnight stay , the tourists are free to visit the nearby markets.
4th Day Sight Seeing in Amritsar : The next day of the stay in Amritsar is utilized by paying a visit to its other important tourist attractions. Apart from Golden Temple, Jalianwala Bagh and Wagah Border are the other top tourist sites of Amritsar. Jallianwala Bagh reminds the humanity of one of the worst massacres the world has ever witnessed . On April 13, 1919 , Reginald Dyer , the British Army Brigadier, ordered his soldiers to fire on thousands of unarmed people who had gathered for a protest meeting against the oppressive policies pursued by the then British Government against the Indians . In this mad shooting spree it is believed that over 1000 innocent people lost their lives. The number of the wounded people stood at an alarming figure of 2000. The bullet marks of this brazen act of General Dyer can still be seen on the walls of the Park .
The Wagah Border between India and Pakistan is a great place to visit in the evening for the flag lowering ceremony by the soldiers of both the nations .The overnight stay is at the Hotel.
5th Day : Amritsar -Delhi : On the last day of the Golden Temple tour, the tourists proceed back to Delhi . On arrival at this Political Capital of India , the visitors move to Indira Gandhi International Airport-Delhi to catch their onward flight.
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