Amritsar: Half Day Golden City Tour with Golden Temple

Language English
Price 60,00 USD for excursion
Capacity 12 persons max
Duration 5 hours

Start your tour with Hotel Pick up where your guide will brief your tour. Travel in Public transport. Visit to Jallianwala Bagh to witness the massacre created by General Dyer that killed more than 1000 people.

Next visit the Saragarhi Memorial Gurudwara, Learn about the Battle of Saragarhi that was fought between the British Indian Army and Afghan Orakzai tribesmen. Let your guide explain about the Battle of Saragarhi that has last gone down in history as one of the most fierce last-stands executed in battle. Walk through the local streets of Amritsar to visit the Golden Temple. It is the holiest Gurudwara of Sikhism, located in the city of Amritsar. Amritsar (literally, the tank of nectar of immortality) was founded in 1577 by the fourth Sikh guru, Guru Ram Das. The present-day gurdwara was rebuilt in 1764 by Jassa Singh Ahluwalia with the help of other Sikh Misls. In the early nineteenth century, Maharaja Ranjit Singh secured the Punjab region from outside attack and covered the upper floors of the gurdwara with gold, which gives it its distinctive appearance and its English name.

Next visit to the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, who was the founder of Sikh Empire. Prior to his rise, the Punjab region had numerous warring misls (confederacies), twelve of which were under Sikh rulers and one by a Muslim.Ranjit Singh successfully absorbed and united the Sikh misls, took over other local kingdoms to create the Sikh Empire. He repeatedly defeated the invasions by Muslim armies particularly those arriving from Afghanistan, and established friendly relations with the British Learn more about Maharaja’s life by visiting the museum. End your tour with famous Amritsari Kulcha and chilled Lassi post which you are free to explore the city at your own.

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