Amritsar was founded by Sri Guru Ramdass ji, the fourth guru of the Sikhs in about 1574 A.D. Before the city was founded, the area was covered with thick forests and had several lakes. To start the city the Guru invited 52 traders from different sectors belongings to nearby places like Patti and Kasur to settle here. These families started the first 32 shops in the city which still stand in the street called Batisi Hatta (32 shops). The Guru himself shifted to live among them in the city which came to be called Ramdaspur and has been eulogised in the Guru Granth Sahib.
Morning Pick up from advised location in Delhi and transfer to railway station to board the
Shatabdi Express train to Amritsar. On arrival in Amritsar at 13:05 hours, you will be
welcomed by our representative & transfer to hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay
Morning after breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Amritsar. Visit the famous Golden
Temple located in the heart of the city, Jallianwala Bagh , a memorial built to commemorate
the martyrs of the 1919 massacre; the Durgiana Mandir, dedicated to the Hindu goddess
Durga and Baba Atal Rai Tower. After exploring the historical landmarks of Amritsar, return
to your hotel.
In the evening drive to the Wagah Border (25 kilometres from the city) between India and
Pakistan. An English-speaking guide will accompany you on all sightseeing tours mentioned
in the itinerary. At Wagah Border, witness the ceremonial changing of guard, the march-
past followed by the singing of national anthem and other patriotic songs. Solders parading
in full swing and the sight of India-Pakistan border from such close quarters will evoke a
sense of nostalgia. Return to hotel and Overnight stay.
Morning after breakfast enjoys recreational activities provided by hotel or explore local
market. Afternoon transfer to Amritsar railway station to board shatabdi Express to come
back to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi railway station you will be welcomed by our representative
and transfer to Hotel or your advised location.
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