The Amritsar is the city of Golden temple center of Sikhism and the Sikh’s principal place of worship The Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple. Amritsar is the most important city of Punjab religious as well as commercial center. Wagah border is 30 kms from here near to Attari Village/Border and is the post is at the boundary separating India and Pakistan. During sunset the Wagah Border retreat ceremony is carried out and is no less than a theatrical play where both sides soldiers march in sync and bring down the national flag amidst the slogan shouting Vande Matram and Bharat Mata ki jai by visitors which is most of the day is filled with capacity.
What to Expect
Amritsar as we all know is a city of Punjab known for Sri Harminder Sahib or Golden Temple. The most sacred place for Sikh. Travelers or Pilgrims irrespective of any caste creed flock from all over the world to pay homage or respect to Guru Granth Sahib THE SIKH HOLI BOOK. Amritsar is also center of commercial center of Punjab. The Wagah Border and the evening beating retreat during lowering of nationals flags of India and Pakistan simultaneously. The ceremony is one the most attracted ceremony which is celebrated on most of the days. It’s a kind of pride feeling and people in thousand of numbers whip up into a patriotic frenzy. Another more important landmark is Jalian Wala Bagh memorial and the Bagh- the scene of mass shooting during public gathering on 13 April 1919 which is known as Jalianwala Bagh Massacre in which some 100o people were dead and more than 12oo wounded.
Upon arrival you will be receive by our chauffeur and straight away head towards Wagah Border it is necessary to reach well on time else there might be problem of getting parking and space to witness this ceremony being sync by both Indian and Pakistani Army during sunset. Wagah Border for live beating retreat ceremony watched by thousands of travellers. The Wagah Border Wagah is 28 kilometres from the Amritsar main town. A change of guard’s 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. A site you cannot afford to miss. Later return to Amritsar and check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
After breakfast leave for sightseeing and visit to Jallianwala Bagh, Partition Museum, Sri Durgiana Temple and spend your rest of the time at Harmandir Sahib-Golden Temple. Have langar there donate or social work and retire for the day. Amritsar Golden Temple welcomes everyone regardless of the religion or faith one follows. Overnight stay at hotel.
Leave for Amritsar Railway station for onward destinations.
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