The 4 Nights and 5 Days Golden Temple Tour is a great travel program for a tourists who have limited time to explore the rich heritage of art and culture existing in North India . This tour covers the cities of Amritsar, Chandigarh and Delhi . Some of the famous tourist sites covered in Golden Temple Tour are: The Golden Temple in Amritsar , The Rock Garden in Chandigarh and The India Gate in Delhi .
Length of the Tour: 4 Nights and 5 Days
Places Covered: Amritsar, Chandigarh ,Delhi
Arrival in Delhi, Sightseeing, Paying Obeisance and Shopping in Delhi The delegate of Golden Temple with Varanasi tour welcomes the tourist’s on their arrival in Delhi. After being accorded with a warm welcome the visitors are escorted to its Hotel . After a brief rest the tourist move out of the confines of the hotel to explore the great city of Delhi.. Incidentally the National Capital of Delhi , has been the premier city for rulers of ancient, medieval and modern India. The Qutab Minar, The Humayun’ s Tomb, The Red Fort , The Jama Masjid , The Purana Quila, The Raj Ghat , The Rashtrapati Bhawan , The India Gate , The Lotus Temple, The Birla Mandir , The Sacred Heart Cathedral are some of its famous places of interest . Delhi is also a home to five famous Gurudwaras : Gurudwara Sis Ganj, Gurudwara Majnu Ka Tila , Gurudwara Rakab Ganj, Gurudwara Nanak Piao and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Before checking into the hotel for an overnight stay the tourists are free to go for shopping spree at Khan Market, Sarojini Nagar and Connaught Place .
2nd Day :
Delhi To Chandigarh: On the second day ,The Golden Temple Tour moves to Chandigarh . This Union Territory of India has been designed by legendary , Le Corbusier the Swiss- French architect . Chandigarh is the first planned city of India .It is famous world over for its amazing architectural structures and incredible landscapes. The Rock Garden, The Rose Garden , Sukhna Lake and the International Doll Museum.. are some of its outstanding tourist sites . Incidentally , Chandigarh lies at a distance of 274 kilometers from Delhi .For the overnight stay the tourist retire in the relaxing environ of Chandigarh Hotel.
3rd Day :
Chandigarh To Amritsar : Today the tourists of this tour proceed from the Union Territory of Chandigarh . to Amritsar –The City of The Golden Temple . This number one Sikh Shrine is the most important Sikh religious site . This famous Gurudwaras of Sikhs is also known as Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib. Built in 1604 AD , Golden Temple is an abode to Guru Granth Sahib - the eleventh Sikh Guru. Notably, The first ten Gurus of Sikhism in the ascending order are Guru Nanak, Guru Angad, Guru Amar Das, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan ,Guru Hargobind,Guru Har Rai, Guru Har Krishan ,Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh Soon after praying at Golden Temple , the visitor moves out on a visit to other Gurudwara’s and temples existing in the Amritsar City.
4th Day :
Tour of Other Tourist Sites in Amritsar In addition to Golden Temple , Amritsar is a home to other tourist sites.. Jalianwala Bagh and Wagah Border occupy a top position among the tourist attractions of Amritsar . Jallianwala Bagh bears testimony to one of the world’s worst carnage. It was on a fateful Monday afternoon of April 13, 1919 , that a senior British Army officer Reginald Dyer, ordered his soldiers to fire on thousands of unarmed Indian people. The natives had gathered for a protest meeting against the cruel policies pursued against them by the Colonial British Government . In this mad shooting frenzy over 1000 innocent people lost their lives. Over 2000 people suffered brutal injuries . Even today , the bullet marks on the robust walls of the Jalianwala Bagh reminds humanity of the macabre act piloted by General Dyer.
The Wagah Border lies on the Grand Trunk road between the Indian Punjab City of Amritsar and Pakistani Punjab City of Lahore. Every evening ,the flag lowering ceremony by the soldiers of both India and Pakistan takes place at this border. It is a great sight to watch Indian soldiers in Khaki uniform and Pakistani soldiers in dark green outfit meticulously completing the formality of flag lowering .The tourists retire for the night in the relaxing comforts of Amritsar Hotel.
5th Day :
Amritsar To Delhi Today the time has come to bid adieu to Golden Temple Tour . The tourist proceed to Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport . They will now board their respective flight for their forward journey .
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