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Amritsar Tour and Travel guide

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Amritsar is situated in Punjab state well known as a holy city and its name has been derived from the nearby pool at the Golden temple. Amritsar is when segregated it refers to Amrit as elixir and Sar from the word Sarovar. In this Amritsar travel guide will make you experience the spirituality aspect as well as the tradition and cultural aspect of this holy place. You will catch various tour operators in Amritsar guiding with this customized Amritsar sightseeing packages at the same time. Variousattractive places are there in Amritsar Tourism, so don’t miss the visit.

 

Amritsar at a Glance

State Punjab

Best time to Visit Amritsar September to March

Languages spoken English, Punjabi and Hindi

Seasons Summer (April-June), Winter (October-March), Monsoon (July-September)

Religions Sikhism, Hindu, Islamic, Jainism

Temperature Summer (30°C to 46°C) & Winter (0°C to 17°C)

Climate Semi-arid

Cuisine Punjabi and also different country foods

 

Highlights of Amritsar

Some attractive  Amritsar tourist places that you will visit.

 

How To Reach

By Air

The airport which is nearest to Amritsar is the one and only Raja Sansi International Airport. It has many numbers of flights to various different destinations on continuous and regular basis such as Mumbai and Chennai. You can easily get connecting flights from here to all the major international destinations which will definitely enrich you with better facilities in comparison to rail and road.

By Rail

You will definitely have a memorable and amazing experience with your group by traveling through train. Amritsar is very well-connected with actually all the major cities of India and especially with Pakistan also. You can travel through any part with the train in these connecting cities.

By Road

Hiring a car rental service will be convenient and comfortable to visit all the attractive spots of Amritsar. By taking road ride is in total different and the most suitable way to travel to Amritsar. Amritsar is very well-connected with all the major cities of India.

Golden temple
Golden temple

This temple is not only for Sikhs but is open for all common people. This is the most crowd pleasing destination of Amritsar which is so elegant and remarkable in its art, structure and especially by the water in its side makes it more shining and sparkling. The entrance of this temple will overwhelm you with its creativity and classic look in architecture. The pathway for its entrances which is made up with marble is so striking and breathtaking in its view.

Durgiana mandir
Durgiana mandir

This temple is also well known by the name Shree Laxmi Narayna Temple which is dedicated to the deity Durga. This temple is very artful and structured in a unique style of architecture. This temple name is also derived from the Durga Goddess as Durgiana Mandir.

Baba Atal Rai tower
Baba Atal Rai tower

This tower is built up in the offering to Guru Har Gobind who died at this spot only. It is a building of nine stories so if you get on top you will get fascinating view of nearby area. The  very first floor is decorated with Guru Nanak Dev ‘s teachings and preaching’s and also some miniatures related to his life.

Jallianwala Bagh
Jallianwala Bagh

This historical monument is the only one which takes you to the time when the Indian people were struggling for freedom where so many people lost their lives. This place attracts tourists from all over the world.

Wagah Border
Wagah Border

This Indo-Pakistan border will give you a feeling of nationalism completely as you willmeet guards at the border, some other security forces at border and also flag hosting. This is the destination that one should not miss which is only 28 kms from Amritsar.