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The Golden City of Amritsar Walking Tour
"The crazy streets of Amritsar are where the history of this iconic city was born. There is a story behind every alley and by-lane we cross and a legend to every monument we visit. Amritsar played a vital role in the freedom movement of India and you’l a monument erected to commemorate the Battle of Saragarhi an iconic battle in Sikh and British military history and considered one of the world’s most significant battles by war historians. You’ll then proceed to Qila Ahluwalia and Jalebiwala Chowk the latter home to some of the most famed jalebi (sweets) shops and other eateries in Amritsar — a must for fuelling you up as we keep moving! You’ll wander through the bazaars bustling with locals and selling a mix of Fulkari textiles colourful turbans
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Private Tour: Golden Temple and Wagah Border with Punjabi Lunch
"Get picked up from the hotel in Amritsar at 9:30am meet your expert guide and leave for an exceptional day of exploring the 400-year-old heritage of Amritsar. The streets of this iconic city portray the heroic character of the Punjab and vibrancy of its culture.In the company of your guide drive famously known as the Golden Temple. Revered as the most sacred place for Sikhs in the world Golden Temple is considered Amritsar’s soul around which the whole city flourishes. Visit the Golden Temple Museum and understand the rich history of Sikhism and its establishment in India. Let your local guide narrate you the legend behind the rise of t feeding over 100000 people in a day. Visit the mega kitchen and learn from your guide how volunteers have to wait for their turn to work in the temples kitchen for months and sometimes years.Proceed for lunch in a local restaurant and devour the flavors of Amrits drive to the Wagah border at 3:00pm to prepare to witness the flag down ceremony performed at the only active border between India and Pakistan. Also referred to as the Beating Retreat
From $53.00
 
"Private Tour: Golden Temple
Private Tour: Golden Temple Jallianwala Bagh and Evening Wagah Border Beating Retreat Ceremony"You will be picked up at your hotel in Amritsar around 09:00 AM and transported to the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) with your English-speaking tour guide. The Golden Temple is a prominent Sikh Gurdwara built by the fifth Sikh guru Guru Arjan in the 16th Century. After Golden Temple visit Jallianwala Bagh a public garden that houses a memorial of national importance established in 1951 to commemorate the massacre by British occupying forces.After Jallianwala Bagh explore Hall Bazar and other local bazaars. Later enjoy your Lunch at a local restaurant. After some relaxation around 3 PM drive to Wagah Border f the soldiers return to the border line for the final handshake and afterwards no glance is exchanged and the gates are close. Watch the ceremony from the VIP or foreigner gallery (Indian Passport holder Not eligible for VIP Entry
From $34.00

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Hiking on Trail # 3

There are several hiking trails and countless natural pathways in Margalla hills national park. The atmosphere is truly inspiring to the outdoor lover. The Margallas are excellent for hiking purposes and cater to both the serious hiker and the less serious enthusiast.

Hiking in the Margallas affords the opportunity to walk through the numerous valleys and along the ridges and for taking bath in the cold waters of the natural springs in the rock pools surrounded coolness and a rich variety of flora and fauna.

On Margalla hills, there are many trails of length from 1.5kms to 15kms and ranging from heights of 640-1580m. You can even plan 2-3 day hike if you are professional hiker.
A network of trails having more then 120 kms total length has been developed for this purpose.

But the most popular and easy hiking track is Trail # 3 and most of people prefer to opt it hiking and walk. So take some time out and enjoy the natural beauty along with keep youself fit :-)

Equipment No as such equipment is required for trail number three . But you are suggested to keep water with you. Wear comfortable dress and shoes. This is not tough kind of hike for which you need proper equipment.

najamrulz
Sep 18, 2003
 
 
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