Visit the most sacred site in the Sikh religion: the great Golden Temple in Amritsar, India. This majestic structure can be seen throughout the skyline, shining in the light and resting by the water. This three hour tour, accompanied by an English speaking guide, allows you to discover the temple's history and its presence in the life of locals. Tour through its halls, hidden nooks, and secrets. Visit the largest community kitchen in the world, where thousands of meals are made every day for free. You'll even get the opportunity to work in the kitchen to learn how this kitchen makes a huge difference in the lives of the faithful that visit it daily.
Explore the splendid sights and destinations in Amritsar while accompanied by an expert local guide who will allow you to learn so much more than what is on the surface of this beautiful city. From your hotel, you head first to the famous Golden Temple, one of the most vital structures and key landmarks in the city. As you offer prayers and witness how tea and bread are made in this sacred location, you’ll discover how it has come to be so revered as the holiest gurdwara in the Sikh religion. This is followed by a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, which is a sacred location for all different reasons: the historical events that this garden commemorates calls back to the infamous massacre that took place, under the troops of the British Indian Army. Then you head for the Wagah Border, where a sacred ceremony takes place every day. The lowering of flags here is considered a sacred practice between the two militaries that look after it. It is a somber and touching moment to witness and a great way to cap your tour.
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What people are saying about History Tours in Amritsar
It was a good tour, the guide Mr Ajay was very knowledgeable about Amritsar town. We learned a lot about the history of the city and its importance in Punjab's society. We also visited the Partition museum near Golden Temple and the War Museum on the way to Wahah border. I highly recommend this your, though I suspect it can be priced a bit lower.