Amritsar Holidays

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi - Amritsar

Welcome to your on the go adventure! This morning early we will collect you and transfer you to the train station for the 07:20 express train to Amritsar. Arriving into Amritsar at 13:25, our local team are on hand to transfer you to your hotel.

The temple at night

Day 2: Amritsar

his morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of the historic Amritsar, including the Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh. Amritsar’s main attraction - the beautiful Golden Temple, is made of white marble, bronze and gold leaf. To enter the temple, you must don a traditional headscarf, wade through a shallow pool (a purification ritual) and merge with the mass of bodies that circle the embankment around the holy structure.

Amritsar smile

Day 3: Amritsar

Enjoy a free morning to relax or explore Amritsar independently. This afternoon travel approximately 28km to Wagah, which is the only border crossing between India and Pakistan. Visiting Wagah is an interesting experience especially at sunset when the ‘Retreat’ ceremony takes place with the BSF on the Indian Side of the Border. The changing of the guards and the ceremonial lowering of the flags ceremony is carried out with great pomp.

Lake view of the temple

Day 4: Amritsar - Delhi

Free time in the day to do your own thing - sightsee, shop or simply relax and soak up the atmosphere. In the evening you will be transferred to the railway station to board your train to Delhi, arriving shortly before midnight. Transfer to the hotel for your overnight.

India Gate

Day 5: Delhi - Mumbai

Transfer to the airport in time for your flight to Mumbai. We have noted that you will make your own arrangements from here on in. We have organised a day tour for you an will pick you up tomorrow from you hotel.

Crawford market architecture

Day 6: Mumbai

Enjoy a cruise to the Elephanta caves in the morning. The 4 rock-cut temples are believed to have been cut between 450-750AD. After an hour’s boat trip to the island, walk the steps up the hillside to the caves. Shiva is the most depicted form. This afternoon city tour leads us to the Gateway of India – a former colonial monument. The biggest museum in India is next door - the Prince of Wales Museum. Sample bhelpuri (Mumbai’s favourite snack) at Chowpatty Beach along what is known as Marine Drive. It’s one of the city’s most popular promenades. End of Arrangements.

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last updated - 24 Oct 2014 2:55 PM