Planning a trip? Our Amritsar Holiday Tour Packages are designed by reliable Amritsar tour operators India who make sure that Amritsar Holiday Packages provide you maximum exposure to culture, attraction points and lifestyle. Amritsar is known as a Global Tourist Destination Spots famous for its Handicrafts, food and swarn mandir(golden temple). Visiting to Amritsar will also give you a glimpse of history, patriotic feeling and sacrifices our reformers made. Journeying to Amritsar will be more like pleasant plus learning experience.

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Basic Facts About Amritsar:

■ Ranked: 1 of 21 among different destinations in Punjab
■ Famous for/as: Sacred pilgrim spots, full golden dome l
■ State: Punjab
■ District: Amritsar
■ Altitude: 218 m
■ Language spoken: Hindi, Punjabi
■ Weather info: Summer 24 to 45°C, Winter 4 to 27°C
■ Pincode: 143001
■ STD code: 0183

History

Amritsar is considered as one of the Ancient and Sacred City of India, centered around Sikh History and Culture. Amritsar is known for its tragic episode of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, took place on April 13 1919, which will be remembered in history. The best time to visit Amritsar is during the festival of baisakhi, harvesting festival, where many locals dress in their finest new cloths and makes merry. They visit Gurudwaras to offer their respect to waheguru and eat food at Langar uniting them all. Amritsar people is known for their humbleness and helping nature. There are many popular Gurudwaras including Golden Temple which shows the culture and religious side.

Culture

Amritsar is the holy City for the Sikhs. The official language of Amritsar is Punjabi. The famous dance form of Amritsar is Bhangra and Gidda performed in a group. The chief festival celebrated at Amritsar Baisakhi, Lohri, Guru parb and Holi. Coming to cuisine, Guru ka langar, Lachedar Parantha, Tanduri Kulchas, Makki di roti te sarso da saag, Stuffed kulcha, Stuffed Aloo kulcha, channa Bhatura, Kadai paneer, Chiken tikka ,mutton tikka, , kabab’s, Dal makhni, matka kulfi,etc are must to try dishes. The Amritsari market includes distinguished items depecting sikh religion such as : Khadas, Swords, Images of Guru nanak, Dagger, Patiala salwar, Jutti, Handicraft Items, etc

Major Highlights

Here are some major highlights to go through –

♦ What to Expect: Local Attraction, Historical and Cultural points, Sight seeing
♦ How to Travel to Amritsar: Best way to reach Amritsar is by Bus train or Car(road)
♦ Minimum duration of Holiday: Atleast 4-6 days
♦ Time to Visit: Summer monsoon and Winter
♦ Most Preferred By: Families and friends, CULTURAL EXPLORERS, Student and college trips

Top Destination

• Historic Places : Harmandir Sahib, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border, Tarn Taran Sahib, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Central Sikh Museum, The Akal Takht, Ram Tirth
• Gurudwaras : Golden Temple, Gurudwara Pipli Sahib, Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, Gurudwara Shaheed Ganj Sahib, Bibeksar Sahib, Gurudwara Mata Kaulan, Gurudwara Saragrahi Sahib, Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib, Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib
• Temples : Durgiana temple, Lal Devi Mata Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, Sri Ram Tirath Temple, ISKCON Amritsar, Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda Temple
• Religious Places : Harmandir Sahib, Tarn Taran, Santokhsar Sahib, Guru Ke Mahal, Tempio d’Oro

Travel Tips

♦ Mandatory for both men and women to cover their head while in the Gurudwaras, so carry Scarf Plus
♦ Carry lose money for your public transportation.
♦ Beware of pickpockets.

Let’s escape to Holy City where people welcome you with open Arm. You will never feel alone and lonely here. The guest coming to Amritsar will always be treated with warmth and love. It’s time for you to plan your amazing journey to food, festivals , historical culture and traditions.

 

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