Private Tour: 4-Day Amritsar and the Golden Temple from Delhi

Private Tour: 4-Day Amritsar and the Golden Temple from Delhi information and booking

from
$582
Duration
4 days
Departs from
Delhi hotels
Returns to
Concludes at the airport, train station or hotel in Delhi
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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover the colorful Indian history and culture on a 4-day private tour of Amritsar from Delhi. Travel by first-class train and watch the countryside pass you by. See iconic city landmarks, including the beautiful Golden Temple and witness the nightly border flag ritual between India and Pakistan. This 4-day private tour is perfect for both first-time visitors and experienced travelers, allowing plenty of time to explore on your own.

What's included

  • Accommodation in the selected category of hotels
  • Meals as per itinerary (b-breakfast, l-lunch, d-dinner)
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival/departures 
  • Services of a local guide for sightseeing tours
  • First-class train ticket in air-conditioned carriage for travel between delhi and amritsar
  • All applicable entrance fees

What isn't included

  • Items of a personal nature, porterage, phone calls etc
  • Meals unless specified
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi – Amritsar
Transfer to Delhi railway station and board the train to Amritsar. The train journey is approximately six hours and you will travel by first-class train in a comfortable air-conditioned carriage. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, be amazed by the pomp and ceremony of the nightly flag-lowering and retreat ceremony between the Border Security Force of India and the Pakistan Rangers. Watch the troops march down the road, yelling and posturing to one another as bugles ring out and the flags are lowered. Great for photo opportunities this is one show not to be missed! Overnight: Amritsar
Day 2: Amritsar (B)
This morning discover the cultural heart of Amritsar and the beautiful Golden Temple, aptly named with its gold roof top dome. The temple is the cultural and spiritual home of the Sikh religion and known pilgrimage destination for Sikh and non-Sikhs alike. It houses the original Sikh holy book and was built as a place of worship for men and women from all walks of life and religions. Please note that you are required to wear a head covering, remove your shoes and wash your feet before entering the temple. Next, visit the Jallianwala Bagh gardens and the memorial that commemorates the political uprising of 1919. Hear the tragic story of lives lost when Brigadier-General Dyer, the highest ranking British military officer at the time, gave orders to open fire. Your afternoon is free to explore Amritsar. Overnight: Amritsar
Day 3: Amritsar – Delhi (B)
Transfer to the railway station and board the train to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight: Delhi
Day 4: Delhi – Departure
This morning transfer to Delhi airport where your tour will conclude.