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Amritsar to Anandpur Sahib: Sikh Pilgrimage & Cultural Odyssey

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Duration

8 Hours

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a profound journey from Amritsar to Anandpur Sahib, a place of immense significance in Sikhism. This day tour invites you to explore the heart of Sikh culture and spirituality. Discover the revered Gurudwaras, delve into the history of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, witness priceless relics, and immerse yourself in Sikh traditions. Alongside the spiritual experience, savor local cuisine and shop for traditional souvenirs, making this pilgrimage a cultural odyssey through Sikh heritage.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Takhat Sri Kesgarh Sahib Ji, a revered Gurudwara and a supreme seat of Sikh authority.
  • Explore the history of Khalsa Panth and the initiation of Khande di Pahul by Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
  • Witness priceless relics and memoirs, including Guru Gobind Singh’s Khanda and Katara.
  • Immerse yourself in Sikh culture at the Virasat-e-Khalsa Sikh museum.
  • Enjoy local Punjabi cuisine and shop for traditional handicrafts in the vibrant market.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 258
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 468
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 725
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 927
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1156
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1413
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1671

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 8:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 8:00 PM

Tour Itinerary:

8:00 AM: Your day begins as your friendly and knowledgeable guide picks you up from your hotel in Amritsar in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. As you settle in, your journey to the historic town of Anandpur Sahib commences, nestled about 200 kilometers away from Amritsar. The drive is expected to take around 4 hours, allowing for picturesque views of the countryside, lush fields, and small villages along the way. The exact duration may vary based on traffic conditions.

12:00 PM: Your arrival at Takhat Sri Kesgarh Sahib Ji, the Gurudwara at Anandpur Sahib, marks the commencement of your spiritual and cultural exploration. This gurudwara holds immense reverence among Sikhs and boasts a rich and glorious history. Your expert guide will take you on a comprehensive tour of the Gurudwara, sharing captivating stories of its significance. Learn about the historical event when Guru Gobind Singh Ji initiated Khande di Pahul, the Sikh initiation ceremony, on the auspicious day of Baisakhi in 1699. Marvel at the numerous relics and memoirs on display, including Guru Gobind Singh's Khanda, Katara, his personal firearm, and the double-edged weapon known as Saif.

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM: Spend a couple of enriching hours exploring the Gurudwara and delving into its history. Your guide will offer insights into the spiritual and cultural significance of the relics and memoirs, providing a deeper understanding of Sikh traditions and beliefs.

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM: Rejuvenate with a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Anandpur Sahib. Indulge in authentic Punjabi cuisine, renowned for its robust flavors and aromatic spices, and savor the regional culinary delights.

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM: After lunch, your cultural journey continues with a visit to the Virasat-e-Khalsa Sikh museum. This remarkable museum pays homage to Sikhism and celebrates its illustrious history. Delve into the captivating displays that showcase the struggles and triumphs of Sikh warriors across the centuries. Admire the sacred scriptures written by Guru Gobind Singh Ji and gain a profound appreciation for the rich heritage of Sikhism.

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Enjoy some leisure time to explore the local market in Anandpur Sahib, offering a delightful shopping experience. Your guide can recommend reputable shops where you can find traditional handicrafts, textiles, and a variety of souvenirs to commemorate your visit.

5:00 PM: Bid a fond farewell to Anandpur Sahib as you embark on your return journey to Amritsar.

9:00 PM: Anticipate a late arrival back at your hotel in Amritsar, concluding a day filled with spiritual enlightenment, cultural exploration, and memorable experiences.

This detailed and descriptive itinerary provides you with a comprehensive overview of your day tour to Anandpur Sahib. If you have any further preferences, questions, or require additional information, please feel free to let me know, and I'll be happy to assist you further.

Included/Excluded

  • Pick up and drop off to from your hotel in Ahmedabad
  • Transport by AC vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Languages

English

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