This seven day amazing tour takes you to Amritsar which is home to Golden Temple one of the biggest places of worship for Sikhs all across the globe. The gurudwara is open to people belonging to all faiths. You must try the Langar which is served here at all the times. Besides, Amritsar this tour also encompasses cities of Delhi and Chandigarh. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and one of the most well planned cities in the state. Check out various places of tourist interest here such as Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, Doll’s Museum, Chatbir Zoo etc.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit to Gurudwara Sisganj, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Gurudwara Rakabganj.
Drive to Chandigarh and check in at Shivalik Afternoon visit Parivar Vichorra and drive to Anandpur Sahib - fortress temple situated on the left bank of the river Satluj founded by the ninth Sikh guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur. It was here that the Sikh religion acquired its final military character. Overnight in hotel
Morning city tour, visiting the Museum, High Court, Assembly Chamber and Rock Garden. Afternoon drive to Amritsar, situated on the north western border of the country. The 400 years old city, founded by the fourth guru of the Sikhs, Guru Ramdas, has been the seat of the Sikh religion and culture from its very inception. It is renowned for the famous Golden Temple. Amritsar , literally Pool of Nectar, derives its name from the holy pond around the temple. The land for the pool was gifted by the Moghul Emperor Akbar.
Morning excursion of Tarn Taran, famous for a gurudwara standing on the side of a large tank and built in honour of Guru Arjun Dev. Lepers come from far off places to have a dip in the tank, for it is believed that its water can help cure leprosy. Proceed to Gobindwal, a short run from Tarn Taran, connected to the memory of guru Amardas who lived there. A gurudwara built by the guruji still stands there. Since no place was available for a tank, an underground Baoli was constructed near the gurudwara with a flight of 84 steps leading to it. Continue onto Hazoor Sahib, where the Samadhi (memorial) of the second Sikh guru, Guru Angad Devji, was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1815. Return to Amritsar. Afternoon visit the Golden Temple built in the midst of the holy pool by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1803, it is also known as Darbar Sahib or Har Mandir Sahib. The dome of the temple is covered with an estimated 400 kgs of gold leaf , hence its popular name the Golden Temple. The interiors of the temple, like wise, decorated by inlay work with delicate floral patterns are done with semi precious stones. Adjoining the pool is Akal Takht, established by the sixth Sikh guru, Guru Hargobind Singh. It is seat of the supreme head of the Sikh religious authority.
Morning visit Jailianwala Bagh, the historic site where hundreds of innocent Indian men, women and children were massacred by British General Michael Dyer on April 13, 1919. A memorial and garden have been created here as a national monument. Proceed to Baba Bakala, a place associated with the ninth Sikh guru , Shri Tegh Bahadur, having a magnificent gurudwara where people gather in thousands on every Amavas. An annual fair is held on Raksha Bandhan with about hundred thousand people visiting the place, commemorating the day when the ninth guru was located by his followers.
Transfer to rail-station to board train to Delhi. Arrive and transfer to hotel .
Morning sightseeing tour visiting Red Fort the symbol of Moghul power and elegance built in red sand stone by the fifth Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan when he shifted his capital to Shahjahanabad from Agra in 1638, India Gate the country memorial to the unknown soldier and Qutab Minar built in red sand stone in Islamic style, the tower is 71 mts tall with its walls consisting of intricately carved quotations from the Holy Quran. Check out at 1200 hours. Transfer to airport to connect flight for onward journey. END OF OUR SERVICES.
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