Private Full-Day City Tour of Amritsar visit Golden Temple and Wagah Border (13134P111)
India, Punjab, Amritsar
You’ll visit the Golden Temple, the spiritual center of the Sikh faith, the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial, an important monument dedicated to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919, the Durgiana Temple, which sits in the middle of a sacred lake, and an evening visit to the India/Pakistan border for the traditional changing of the guard.
Pickup at 8am from your Hotel in Amritsar, where you’ll visit the Golden Temple. The Temple is the spiritual center of the Sikh faith, and was built by Guru Arjun Singh in the late 16th century.
Next visit the Saragarhi Memorial Gurudwara and learn about the Battle of Saragarhi that was fought between the British Indian Army and Afghan Orakzai tribesmen. Let your guide tell you about the Battle of Saragarhi that has gone down in history as one of the most fierce last-stands executed in battle.
After that you’ll visit the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial, an important monument dedicated to the hundreds of martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919. Finally, you’ll travel to Durgiana Temple which sits in the middle of a sacred lake and its share of pilgrims from all over the world.
Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at AC Restaurant (At your own expense)
After a lunch break, you’ll travel to the India/Pakistan known as a Wagah Border for the changing of the guard ceremony and the flag hoisting and lowering activities, which are done with great skill and precision by the border security forces of both the countries. The final frontier, around 28 km from Amritsar is the only border crossing between India and Pakistan.
After a memorable day you will be dropped at your hotel or anywhere in Amritsar at 6pm.