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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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Islamabad was exclusively designed as Pakistan's capital and many government offices were shifted here. So it had no local population. All people living in Islamabad shifted here from other cities...
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Snakes and insects

Snakes are actually quite rare in Islamabad, but if you intend to visit the villages in Pakistan then there's alot to learn. Snakes are very common in the villages. I saw a snake in a village called...
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TRAFFIC AND THE POLICE

Traffic is a very common is Islamabad!It's very annoying when it starts. It takes the police a it of time to get rid of. I was stuck in traffic once. It was very frustrating. I was also involved in a...
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Thieves @ home

Most of people living in Islamabad actually belong to different parts of the country. They shifted here because of job when city was built in 1964. On special events like Eid or long holidays,...
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Clothes Searching

This was an amazing sight, seeing so many clothes spread out along the train tracks. We were in Islamabad and Rawalpindi right after a major flooding of areas of the city. We could see parts of houses...
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Daman-e-Koh

Its a spot in the hills around Islamabad. The whole city can be viewed from here. Even Rawal Dam Lake can be viewed from here. It is a good, health air picnic spot. Government has developed the...
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Shah Faisal Masjid (Mosque)

I really inspired with Faisal Mosque located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Many professional photographers love to capture the beautiful masque in their camera. I just have seen some inspiration by...
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Margalla Hills

Residents of twin cities visit Margalla hills frequently in summer in order to get rid of hot weather. One can go there to relax, walk, hike, drive or for camping, picnic or cycling. Views of twin...
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Dams

Simly Dam is major water source for residents of Islamabad. It is also a popular picnic spot. spot because of its scenic location. Its some 30 Km from Islamabad near Bhara Kahu town. Dam was completed...
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Rawal Lake

It is a famous picnic place for the people of Rawalpindi & Islamabad. I enjoyed visiting Lake View Point with my family. Atmosphere is cool relative to Rawalpindi. Kids enjoyed rides & we enjoyed walk...
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Lok Virsa Museum & Heritage Library

I think this museum located in the Lok Virsa Complex is a must visit by all tourists(including locals who have not yet seen this) coming to Islamabad. You will find a beautiful presentation of...
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