Golden Temple visit with Delhi takes the travelers through the fascinating city of Amritsar. This beautiful state in Punjab is a famous site that has attracted tourists from all over the world. Golden Temple being the famed site gives you an insight into the history of Sikh religion. The beautiful structure and its intricate architecture is a sight to behold. With this , you are sure to have an amazing time with your loved ones making your stay memorable.
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You will be picked up from your hotel and later transferred to railway station from where you will board train to Amritsar. The distance from Delhi to Amritsar is approximately 6 hours and traveling in a train offers ultimate experience that will be cherished for a long time. Savour delicious breakfast and snacks on the way and by afternoon arrive at Amritsar. On arrival, meet our guide who will transfer you to your booked accommodation where you will have time to relax. Amritsar is known for its spiritual and cultural center for the Sikh religion and is the second largest town in Punjab. In the evening you will be visiting Golden Temple that glows in the dar and sparkles in the waters around it. Devotees from all over the world visit this iconic religious site and make the most of the trip. This religious place has some charming places to eat and is a paradise for foodies. When at Golden Temple, you cannot miss the delicious Langar that is served at their community kitchen. After the tour, return back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Today after breakfast, head for sightseeing tour of Amritsar. The Golden Temple, not with its elegance standing at night, is equally magnificent and charming during the day. See the reflection of this magical temple in its huge, consecrated pool wrapped in a series of marble walkways. Enjoy the architecture of this religious site and savor langar at the community kitchen. Continue your tour with visit to Jalianwala Bagh which is a famous tourist attraction in Amritsar. The Vaisakhi festival in Jallianwala Bagh garden was peacefully celebrated by men, women and children in the thousands at this somber location in 1919 and this when the British soldiers gunned down 379 and 1000 people. This massacre changed India's landscape in terms of politics, and was a major contributing factor to India's end of colonial rule and independence. You will then proceed to Wagah Border where you can witness the famous flag lowering ceremony which is also popularly known as the Beating Retreat Border Ceremony that takes places every evening before sunset. The Indian Border Security Force and the Pakistani Ranger have observed this military practice on a daily basis since1959. The Wagah border parades on both sides that once was the only road to both countries are fast and a sight to behold. With tall, commanding figures the soldiers from Pakistan and India conduct every mission in perfect unison. The infantrymen are vigilant, gates are opened, and the flags of both nations are lowered, all together exactly as the sun sets. Return back to your hotel by the end of the day for overnight stay.
Today you will leave early morning departure from Amritsar to Delhi where your tour will come to an end. You will be dropped back at the Delhi airport for your onward journey.
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