Delhi- Amritsar Tour – The gateway of Punjab
Known to be the home to historic and religious Golden Temple, the city of Amritsar, stands as a symbol of pride for the Indian state of Punjab. A day begins at Amritsar offering spiritual prayers at Gurudwaras. Amritsar always remained a spiritual as well as a cultural center for the people of Sikh Religion. This city is historically popular for the historic event of Jallianwala Bagh massacre and for having proximity to the Wagah Border separating India from Pakistan. Golden temple tour is one of the popular packages of North India which gives scope to tourists to know more about the historic city of Amritsar.
If you are searching for the best 2 days golden temple package, then there are few facts we wish you know about Amritsar.
The period from September to December and February to March is considered best for the Delhi Amritsar tour as during this period weather remains very pleasant and ideal for sightseeing. Amritsar is one of the safest cities of India for the tourists and the locals here are helpful and known for their great hospitality. Tourists are treated like a god by the Amritsari People.
Short dresses are a strict no while visiting gurdwaras and especially the Golden Temple.
Head needs to be covered with a scarf or Dupatta for a female and for a male with handkerchief or cap at the time of visiting Gurdwara. Traditional dresses or dresses which fully cover the body are a must to wear while visiting the Golden Temple or any other Gurdwara of Amritsar.
If you wish to shop some local and traditional products and handicrafts of Amritsar then you can buy Punjabi jutti, Phulkari suits, as well as dry food items like papad besides excellent Achar with spicy masala. The best destinations for shopping in Amritsar are Hall Bazar, Shastri Market, and Katra Jaimal Singh.
Major attractions of Amritsar worth exploring:
There are many places to see in Amritsar and you can book a package which includes the major attractions of Amritsar. The key attractions include:
Golden Temple is the major attraction of Amritsar and an early morning visit is recommended to avoid long lines and to begin the day with absolute positivity. Feel stress-free sitting near to the nectar pond followed by langar at the temple.
Govindgarh Fort is another destination in Amritsar worth visiting and, in the evening, here you can enjoy evening cultural show and light and sound.
A visit to Amritsar remains incomplete without paying a visit to Jallianwala Bagh having huge importance in Indian History. Guru Ke Mahal is another place which is known for housing Granth Sahib and their gurus. The Partition Museum and Khair-ud-Din Masjid are another two places that you can visit during your tour.
Wagah Border is an international border between India and Pakistan. beating retreat ceremony is something worth watching at Wagah Border. Visiting Goindwal Baoli and Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib can also be included in the itinerary depending on the duration of the tour.
For a family tour to Amritsar from Delhi hiring a private car will be perfect. In case you have a group with you then the tempo traveller will go well and will make the trip comfortable. Get your Amritsar tour package booked soon for a memorable trip.