Amritsar Luxury Tours

Luxury & Private Amritsar Tours 2024/2025

Amritsar was founded in the 1570s by Guru Ram Das, the fourth Sikh guru. The city derives its name from the pool surrounding the revered Golden Temple, called Amrit Sarovar which means the Pool of Nectar. The Golden Temple, also called Harmandir Sahib, is the principal place of worship for Sikhs and one of the key tourist attractions in Amritsar. This capital city of Punjab is not just religiously relevant but also has a deep historical and cultural prominence. The city was ruled by multiple kings before the arrival of the British, post which Amritsar became one of the main sites during the fight for independence. The remnants of which can still be seen in the form of Jallianwala Bagh that stands there, bearing bullet holes and a dark history.

Over the years Amritsar has become a commercial and cultural hub. The city is not just a popular tourist destination because of the above mentioned sites but also for its textiles and cuisine. From woollens to phulkaris, you get the best here. And the food is one thing you cannot get enough of. The seasonal local dishes are a must-try when visiting Amritsar.

Things to do in Amritsar

Home to Sikhism’s holiest shrine, the majestic Golden Temple, Amritsar is the spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh religion. A great city of worship and pilgrimage, a visit to Amritsar is believed to cleanse the soul of the pilgrim. The gold plated Gurdwara, a place of worship in the Sikh religion, sits majestically in its ‘holy pool of nectar’, a unique site that rivals the majesty of the Taj Mahal. The surrounding city consists of busy lanes full of friendly locals selling folk arts and exceptional cuisine. In addition to the city’s number one attraction, there re a number of other sacred monuments, temples and shrines worth visiting.

Golden Temple Amritsar Tours

The Golden Temple

The Golden Temple, also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib, is the holiest shrine in all of Sikhism. Located right in the heart of Amritsar, the stunning golden architecture of the temple and the daily Langar (community kitchen) attract a large number of visitors and devotees each day. They feed over 100,000 people for free, everyday. 

Wagah Border Tour Amritsar

Wagah Border Ceremony

Wagah Border (between India & Pakistan) is around 30 km from Amritsar’s city centre, Crowds gather in large numbers at the Wagah Border to see this enthusiastic and patriotic sight which includes a parade, Beating the Retreat ceremony, change of guards, and lowering of the national flag at the end of the day. 

Jalianwala Bagh Amritsar Tour

Jalianwala Bagh

The Jallianwala Bagh is located at a walking distance from the Golden Temple, on a recently renovated stretch called Heritage Street. The place is of importance because during the British rule, locals present in the Bagh, were open fired at. Around 10,000 people had gathered there for Baisakhi when the incident took place.

Heritage Walk Amritsar

Heritage Old City Walk

A guided tour deep inside the narrow lanes of the 400 year old city of Amritsar. One gets to see Katras, Akharas Bungas, Havelis and Hatties. The walk takes you back in the time as you witness town planning , traditional trade and crafts being practiced in the same place and in the same manner as has been done for centuries.

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Taj Swarna Amritsar

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