2 Days Amritsar Sightseeing Tourist Package Guide – Popular Destinations

Amritsar city is full of historical tourist spots. To cover all the most popular spots, you should go for 2 Days sightseeing package. If you are coming at the weekend then this package is a very good deal for you. Visit all these spots by private AC car and capture those cheerful moments. You may halt the 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 spots:

2 Days Tourist Package Day 1: Durgiana Temple, Ram Tirath Temple, Wagah Border

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

Day wise breakup of destinations for 2 Days Package:

Day 1

Durgiana Mandir

Durgiana Temple Amritsar

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 Central Amritsar, near Lohgarh Gate, Punjab (India). The structure and look of the temple are very similar to Golden Temple. It is located in the tank of water and a bridge connects the way to the temple. The Dome is decorated with colorful 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 Amritsar History

Ram Tirath temple is the birthplace 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 in 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 Border Amritsar
Wagah Border Amritsar (Source: Tripadvisor)

Wagah is a village located in the 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 the British govt. This border was the main crossing through 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

General Information about Golden Temple
Night View of Golden Temple Amritsar (Source: Wikipedia)

You start the tour by visiting Golden Temple. Feel the spiritual positive vibes with a 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 the 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 center 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 pictures of some historical events that took place at the time of British rule.

Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh

Then we head towards Jallianwala bagh which is located 100 meters from Golden Temple. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre is also known as the Amritsar Massacre when the troops of the British Indian Army fired on unarmed people gathered on the occasion of the 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

Partition Museum Amritsar

Partition Museum is a Public Museum located in Amritsar near Golden Temple. The Museum was inaugurated in 2017. Partition Museum houses materials & documents that represent the old India before Partition. It also witnesses the movements that happened and faced by people, at the time of partition in 1947. The collections donated by partition survivors & their families describe the actual condition they faced at that time.

Gobindgarh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort Amritsar

Gobind Garh Fort is one of the historical tourist attractions. It is located in the central Amritsar area in Punjab (India). It was under the supervision of the Indian Defence Force but is now open to the public since 2017. The fort is now designed in a way to show the culture of Punjab and represent the history of Gobindgarh Fort itself and the 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, the Driver will not be responsible. Which will result in not covering all destinations mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Please cooperate with the driver to cover all tourist destinations in 1 day.

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