Golden Triangle and Temple Tours
How about blending a leisure tour with a religious excursion? The Golden Triangle and Temple Tours is the perfect choice for travelers who want to make a recreational tour cum short pilgrimage. Golden Triangle and Temple Tours begins from Delhi and finishes at Amritsar. All the major attractions of Delhi and its surroundings are covered in this kind of Golden Triangle Tour. The itinerary includes visit to the various temples at Delhi, Amritsar and Chandigarh. From Lotus temple and Laxminarayan temple at Delhi to the Golden temple at Amritsar, travelers have a fair idea about the heritage and customs of the North Indian religious places.
Duration: 4 Nights and 5 Days
Destinations Visited : National Capital -Delhi , Capital of both Punjab and Haryana -Chandigarh and the Holy City - Amritsar
1st Day :Arrival in Delhi
This pilgrimage cum leisure tour commences from Delhi -the National Capital of India . On arrival to this premier city our representative will get the tourist escorted to the hotel . After a little rest , the visitor will go on a sight seeing tour of the marvelous monuments and bazaars of Delhi. The tourist will get enthralled by architectural grandeur of India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan , Jama Masjid , Parliament House, Lotus Temple, The Jantar Mantar and Qutab Minar . In the Chandni Chowk market the tourist can shop for the mind boggling handicrafts and ethnic wears. For the overnight stay the tourists return back to the hotel
2nd Day : Sightseeing tour of Chandigarh
Immediately after the sumptuous breakfast the day two of Golden temple tour proceeds to the Union Territory of Chandigarh . This city which is renowned world over for its amazing architectural structures and incredible landscape is also home to some stunning tourist sites like The Rock Garden, The Rose Garden , Sukhna Lake and the International Doll Museum. The city designed by Le Corbusier the Swiss French architect is the first planned city of India . The 2nd day stay in Chandigarh is spent in the comforts of its exotic hotel.
3rd Day : Arrival in the Holy City of Amritsar
Post breakfast on the third day , the tour moves to Amritsar- the city of The Golden Temple . Shortly, after checking into this holy cities hotel, the tourist will pay a visit to the principal element of the tour -The Golden Temple . Also Known as Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib this most important shrine for Sikhs houses the Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Gobind Singh the tenth Sikh Guru declared that The Guru Granth Sahib was the holiest book for Sikhs It is a dream for every Sikh in the world to pay at least one visit in their lifetime to the blessed temple. After paying their obeisance at the Golden temple, the tourist are free to frequent at the local markets of Amritsar. The overnight stay is at the hotel
4th Day : Amritsar Sight seeing
The penultimate day of this Golden temple tour is spent in visiting the famed tourist sites of Amritsar . Apart from paying visit to the other Gurudwaras , the tourist gets an opportunity to see the Jallianwala Bagh and Wagah border.
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 unnamed thousands of people who had gathered for a meeting against the oppressive policies pursued by the 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 the brazen act of General Dyer can still be seen on the walls of the Park .
Wagah Border between India and Pakistan is another top visited tourist site of Amritsar. Notably the flag lowering ceremony in the evening by the soldiers of both the nations is the top tourist attraction at this border.
5th Day : Indira Gandhi Airport -Delhi
Post breakfast the tourists head towards Delhi again to catch the homeward bound flight The tourists take back with them the sweet memories of this exotic tour.
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