Amritsar Sightseeing Tourist Package – 1 Day, 2 Day Local Sight Seeing Packages

Amritsar sightseeing tourist package

Amritsar is tourist place in Punjab (India). The city earned the fame for Sikh Pilgrimage “Golden Temple”. It is common place of worship for Sikhs & people from other religion. Amritsar was founded by 4th Guru of Sikhs ‘Guru Ramdas’ in 1577. The historical name of this city is Ramdaspur. The name Amritsar is derived from the Holy ‘Pool of Nectar’, which surrounds the building of ‘Golden Temple’. The word Amritsar is a combination of 2 cultural words ‘Amrit’ as ‘Nectar’ & ‘Sar’ as ‘Pool’. Amritsar is well connected by Air, Road & Railway. To roam across this beautiful city, you can book Amritsar sightseeing Tourist Package mentioned below.

Popular Places to visit in Amritsar

Apart from Golden Temple, there are a lot of other tourist places in Amritsar. The popular Historical Tourist places which are worth to visit are:

  • Jallianwala Bagh
  • Partition Museum
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum
  • GobindGarh Fort
  • Wagah Border
  • Ram Tirath Temple
  • Mata Lal Devi Temple
  • Durgiana Temple

Now let’s see the packages which you can book as per your availability. The main purpose of this post is to show you the Amritsar city tourist packages.

Taxi Booking for Amritsar Sightseeing

The recommended way to visit these tourist spots is by car. Hiring a private car for local sightseeing is very easy or you can opt-in for tourist packages. Just select your package mentioned below to see the glimpse of tourist spots.

1 Day Tourist Package Golden Temple, Heritage Walk, Jallianwala Bagh, Durgiana Temple, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Wagah Border
2 Days Tourist Package Day 1: Durgiana Temple, Ram Tirath Temple, Wagah Border

Day 2: Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Partition Museum, Gobindgarh Fort

1 Day Amritsar local sightseeing by Car

1. Golden Temple

You start the tour by visiting Golden Temple. Feel the spiritual positive vibes with soothing breeze around the holy pond. Enter the temple to take blessings and see the Gold all around. You must also enjoy the Langar (Free Food) which is prepared in world’s largest kitchen. This kitchen feeds around 1 Lac people daily. You can visit the kitchen where the food is prepared by volunteers and capture the moments.

You must also visit the Gurudwara Akal Takhat Sahib, which is known as the Supreme centre of Authority for Sikhism. All the major decisions related to Sikhism take place at Akal Takhat (Sikh Parliament). You may visit Sikh Museum which is located inside the temple premises. This museum shows you the pictures of some historical events took place at the time of British rule.

Heritage Walk

Enjoy the walk in Heritage Street and capture cheerful moments. Enjoy the popular & delicious eatables while shopping for some cultural things. The heritage street gives the look of old Amritsar, when the city was being established.

2. Jallianwala Bagh

Then we head towards Jallianwala bagh which is located 100 meters from Golden Temple. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre is also known as Amritsar Massacre, when the troops of British Indian Army fired on unarmed people gathered on the occasion of Baisakhi festival. Baisakhi is a cultural festival celebrated in Punjab every year on 13th April. The popular sights which you must see in Jallianwala bagh are The historical Wall & a Well which still show you some marks of bullets fired by troops.

3. Durgiana Temple

Durgiana Temple, also known as Lakshmi Narayan Mandir or Sitla Mandir. It is a Hindu holy place where Goddess Durga deified & worshipped. The saying is that Goddess Lakshmi & Vishnu also deified & worshipped here. It is located in the Central Amritsar, near Lohgarh Gate, Punjab (India). The structure and look of the temple is very similar to Golden Temple. It is located in the tank of water and a bridge connects the way to temple. The Dome is decorated with colourful lights and is a point of attraction. All Hindu festivals are being celebrated in the temple. The major festivals include Janmashtami, Dussehra, Diwali and Ram Navmi.

Lunch & Shopping:

Amritsar is very much famous for it’s food. And the reality is the food is actually delicious and gives unique taste. Lassi, Amritsari Kulcha, Gulab Jamun, Jalebi, Makki Roti & Sarso ka Saag are some popular dishes which you must taste.

If you are shopping freak, then Hall Bazaar & Katra Jaimal Singh are the best places for you. You can shop for Clothes & Handicrafts while giving a try to some electronics gadgets as well. Don’t worry, your car will bear the load of all your shopping bags.

4. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

Then you will head towards Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum. It is located in the centre of Ram Bagh garden. The museum will give you the look of Maharaj Ranjit Singh’s life. Maharaja Ranjit Singh was first Sikh ruler of Punjab. The paintings & Photo gallery will tell you all about the life of this King. And it also reflects the thriving history of Sikhs.

The must see things are:

  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gallery which reflects the attitude of this King.
  • The other paintings which shows you the memories of old Punjab (including Lahore).

5. Wagah Border

Wagah is a village located in tehsil of Wahga, Lahore (Pakistan). Wagah Border is the main border lies on the Grand Trunk Road of both countries. It is also a main international transit terminal with road connectivity.

Wagah Border is also a tourist point, because of ‘Beating Retreat’ Ceremony happens every day here before sunset. At the time of independence in 1947, the partition was made between two countries by British govt. This border was the main crossing though which people migrated from India to Pakistan. The Beating Retreat ceremony basically is the lowering of flags ceremony, which Border Security Force & Pakistani rangers practice daily.

Return: After visiting Wagah Border, Driver will take you to your hotel & Drop.

2 Day Local Sightseeing Package

Amritsar city is full of historical tourist spots. To cover all most popular spots, you should go for 2 Days sightseeing package. If you are coming on weekend then this package is very good deal for you. Visit all these spots by private AC car and capture those cheerful moments. You may halt driver at any point, but along with that please take care of timings also to cover all these spots on time. The itinerary includes below:

Day 1

Durgiana Mandir

Durgiana Mandir, also known as Lakshmi Narayan Mandir or Sitla Mandir. It is a Hindu holy place where Goddess Durga deified & worshipped. The saying is that Goddess Lakshmi & Vishnu also deified & worshipped here. It is located in the Central Amritsar, near Lohgarh Gate, Punjab (India). The structure and look of the temple is very similar to Golden Temple. It is located in the tank of water and a bridge connects the way to temple. The Dome is decorated with colourful lights and is a point of attraction. All Hindu festivals are being celebrated in the temple. The major festivals include Janmashtami, Dussehra, Diwali and Ram Navmi.

Ram Tirath Mandir

Ram Tirath temple is a birth place of Lava & Kusha. It is an ancient Valmiki Pilgrimage. Lava & Kusha were sons of Lord Ramachandra. As per the beliefs and history, Maharishi Valmiki gave shelter to Sita (Wife of Rama) in this Ashram. Goddess Sita gave birth to twins Lava & Kusha on this place. Saint Valmiki composed Ramayana at this place only. Ram Tirath is a place where the historical fight between Rama’s force and Lav & Kush took place.

Wagah Border

Wagah is a village located in tehsil of Wahga, Lahore (Pakistan). Wagah Border is the main border lies on the Grand Trunk Road of both countries. It is also a main international transit terminal with road connectivity.

Wagah Border is also a tourist point, because of ‘Beating Retreat’ Ceremony happens every day here before sunset. At the time of independence in 1947, the partition was made between two countries by British govt. This border was the main crossing though which people migrated from India to Pakistan. The Beating Retreat ceremony basically is the lowering of flags ceremony, which Border Security Force & Pakistani rangers practice daily.

Day 2

Golden Temple

You start the tour by visiting Golden Temple. Feel the spiritual positive vibes with soothing breeze around the holy pond. Enter the temple to take blessings and see the Gold all around. You must also enjoy the Langar (Free Food) which is prepared in world’s largest kitchen. This kitchen feeds around 1 Lac people daily. You can visit the kitchen where the food is prepared by volunteers and capture the moments.

You must also visit the Gurudwara Akal Takhat Sahib, which is known as the Supreme centre of Authority for Sikhism. All the major decisions related to Sikhism take place at Akal Takhat (Sikh Parliament). You may visit Sikh Museum which is located inside the temple premises. This museum shows you the pictures of some historical events took place at the time of British rule.

Jallianwala Bagh

Then we head towards Jallianwala bagh which is located 100 meters from Golden Temple. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre is also known as Amritsar Massacre, when the troops of British Indian Army fired on unarmed people gathered on the occasion of Baisakhi festival. Baisakhi is a cultural festival celebrated in Punjab every year on 13th April. The popular sights which you must see in Jallianwala bagh are The historical Wall & a Well which still show you some marks of bullets fired by troops.

Partition Museum

Gobindgarh Fort

Gobind Garh Fort is one of the historical tourist attraction. It is located in central Amritsar area in Punjab (India). It was under the supervision of Indian Defence Force but is now open for public since 2017. The fort is now designed in the way to show the culture of Punjab and represent the history of Gobindgarh Fort itself and life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (The Sikh emperor of Punjab).

Points to keep in Mind

  • 1 Day tourist package cannot be customized. Customers are requested to stick to the itinerary provided in this package.
  • Please follow the time limits as per the schedule. For the excess time spent on each spot, Driver will not be responsible. Which will result into to not to cover all destinations mentioned in itinerary.
  • Please cooperate with driver to cover all tourist destinations in 1 day.