7 Days Walking tour itinerary for Amritsar: Relish A Pacifying Experience In India
Spend a memorable time in the spiritual city, the location of the Golden Temple, known as the most sacred to Sikhs. Take a walking tour in the colourful bazaars and gardens of the city savouring famous street food. Take in scenic lakes in the historical and cultural parts of another city, Chandigarh. Relish rejuvenating ayurvedic massage as a bonus on this tour.
Welcome to Amritsar, the city of the Golden Temple. On arrival at the airport/railway station in Amritsar, you will be transferred to your hotel in Amritsar.
Unwind the rest of the day with leisure.
Dinner and overnight at our 3.5 - 4 * hotel.
Amritsar - Golden Temple - Old Bazaars
Visit the Golden Temple in the morning with your Amritsar tour guide. Most visitors to the Golden Temple, whether Sikh or not, are humbled by what is quite simply the most tangible yet spiritual place in the country. Spend a few hours seeing the rituals and sermons and get mesmerized by its magical beauty.
Make sure not to miss the 'Kada Prasad' (sacred pudding made at Gurdwaras) and 'langar' (community meal), while you are here at this famous shrine.
Walk through the colourful narrow lanes of the city and enjoy the food at one of its famous restaurants.
Enjoy an Ayurvedic massage.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Amritsar - Jalianwalla Bagh - Beating the Retreat Ceremony
Visit, after breakfast, the Jallianwala Bagh, gardens, and the memorial that commemorates the political uprising of 1919. Hear the tragic story of lives lost and visit the memorial that preserves the portion of the wall with pellet marks along with the well into which hundreds desperately jumped to avoid the bullets by colonial police.
Head for lunch at a Dhabha, an authentic local restaurant for tandoori fish and chicken after visiting this historical place.
Drive to Wagah (before 16:30 hours), the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan, and witness the elaborate 'Beating the Retreat' or 'lowering of the flags' ceremony between the Border Security Force of India and the Pakistan Rangers. Witness the troops march down the road, yelling and posturing to one another as bugle- thrilling spectacle of the mock fight.
Buffet dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Amritsar - Chandigarh
Drive in an AC car, after a leisurely breakfast, to Chandigarh, India's best-planned city with lovely gardens and bazaars and monuments.
Check into your hotel. Enjoy your lunch here.
Take a round of the gorgeous city after lunch visiting the Rock Garden, the Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake, and take a walk of Sector 17, the best market of the city designed by a famous French architect.
Enjoy dinner at one of its famous restaurants.
Overnight at your hotel
Chandigarh - Kasauli - Chandigarh
Drive 57 km, after breakfast, through meandering road to the lovely hill station of Kasauli.
See the church, the Monkey Point, walk in the woods, enjoy lunch and see the setting sun at the Sunset Point before returning to Chandigarh for dinner and overnight.
Chandigarh - Ramgarh - Chandigarh
Take a joy ride on a rope-way at Timber Trail, see Nadda Saheb Gurudwara and ISKON Temple after breakfast.
Enjoy lunch at the Ramgarh Fort.
Return to Chandigarh for an Ayurvedic massage, dinner and overnight at hotel.
Chandigarh - New Delhi
Check out from your hotel early to board the superfast AC train to New Delhi at 6:00 AM. You will be served a complimentary breakfast on the train.
Reach New Delhi Railway Station by 9:30 AM. The representative will receive you and drive you to your hotel or airport.
End the services
AC car or coach airport to hotel and hotel to airport transfers
AC car or coach with an English-speaking driver throughout the tour
AC 4 * accommodation
Buffet breakfasts and buffet dinners
Juices, fruit, snacks and mineral water on excursions
Two Ayurvedic massages
All activities and entrance fees
Flights, insurance and lunches
The Harmandir Sahib, famously known in the world as the Golden Temple, is Sikhism’s holiest shrine, visited by millions of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. The temple's architecture is beautiful beyond imagination and the serene Sarovar, the holy lake that is believed to consist of Amrit or holy water, adds to the glory of the temple complex. Harmandir Sahib also houses the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy text of Sikhism.
Please arrive Amritsar by air or on the 6:00 am super fast train from New Delhi Railway Station which reaches by 10:30 am.
Leave Chandigarh Railway Station to board the ac chair car super fast train to New Delhi station at 6 am.
Arrive in New Delhi at 9:30 AM. You will be received and seen off at each of the locations for free.
Rates valid upto December 2022
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