Posted on July 7th, 2023
Our heritage Amritsar tour takes you on an enchanting journey through the traditional heritage and astounding architectural remains connected to the layered past of Amritsar. This exuberant city has suffered major historical turns that have left indelible marks on the culture, lives, and hearts of generations to follow. Saunter through its narrow streets. Explore the bustling and dynamic bylanes in Old Amritsar. Decipher the untold stories of the past at the astounding historical monuments. Embark on a journey of exhilaration and mysteries with our heritage tour of Amritsar. Our tour covers:
The world-famous Golden Temple of Amritsar is amongst the central religious places of the Sikhs. Also known by the name of Sri Harmandir Sahib, the Gurudwara is a symbol of devotion, equality, and human brotherhood. The doors of the Gurudwara are open for anyone and everyone irrespective of their caste, creed, or religion. Experience spiritual solace amidst the quaint and pleasing ambiance of this magnificent place of worship. Witness the distinct identity, the glorious existence, and timeless heritage of the Sikhs. Offer prayers and enjoy a delicious meal served for free by the holiest Gurudwara. Visit the mega community kitchen of the temple where the meals are prepared and served.
This place has been the witness of the most notorious massacre under British rule. The British troops cut down and shot Sikh participants while doing a peaceful protest. The incident has left cavernous scars on the hearts and minds of the Indians. Currently, Jallianwala Bagh is open to the public. A mere visit to the place is enough to give you chills and goosebumps. Even today, you can visibly identify the holes and marks left by the bullets of the Britishers.
Owing to its immense national importance, Dr. Rejendra Prasad, when serving as the President of free India, declared Jallianwala Bagh as a memorial site on Panjabi New Year, 13th April 1961. Explore the timeless history and hero-worship the sacrifice of millions of Sikhs at the Jallianwala Bagh in the pious city of Amritsar.
Delve deep into the grave moments of Indian history through a trove of insightful information and incredible exhibitions at the Partition Museum. Located inside the town hall, Partition Museum is open to the public. Correspondingly, it serves as a central repository to document the stories, materials, and chronicles related to the pre-partition era and post-partition riots.
The two-hour tour of the museum will take you through key events of 1947 when the division of British India resulted in the formation of Independent nations of India and Pakistan. The incident created a ripple effect of somber, shocking episodes in the history of India. Here you can witness the stories of the partition narrated via classic art pieces, blood-curdling archive material, contemplating refugee artifacts, and epic exhibits.
We will also cover some other important locations in the commute. We will start the tour at Ram Bagh Gate. After visiting the Partition Museum, we will explore the Sargarhi Gurudwara. Shop extravagantly at Qila Ahluwalia, which is an ancient shopping district of Amritsar. Also, explore the Bangle Bazar, the Darshan Deori, and the Bartan Bazar. Visit the Thakurdwara Dariana Mal and the Sangalwala Akhara. Relish the deliciousness of the tasteful traditional sweets at the Jalebiwala Chowk. Do not forget to taste the flavourful chole puri with a traditional glass of Lassi. Take a sneak peek into the way of life of the locals. Explore the distinct flavors of Amritsar with our exclusive heritage tour of Amritsar by car.
Our elite heritage tour of Amritsar by car aims at giving you a memorable experience of this pious city. Drive your way in the most luxurious and comfortable sedans. Get the freedom of multiple stopovers at will, with a private car and driver. Our courteous, well-trained chauffeurs will not only operate the wheels but also share insightful information and knowledge regarding the places you visit. Moreover, with Rental Tempo Traveller, you get beneficial deals and exclusive tours at most competitive prices. Select a tour. Pick a vehicle of choice. Fasten your seat belts. Get ready in time for an unmatched experience of the best of Amritsar with our Heritage tour of Amritsar by car.