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Royal Heritage Trail: Jagatjit Palace & Kapurthala Wonders

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Duration

8 Hours

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on the “Royal Heritage Trail” and journey from Amritsar to Kapurthala for a day of cultural exploration. Your adventure begins with a visit to the majestic Jagatjit Palace, a stunning blend of French and Indo-Islamic architecture. Explore its opulent halls and lush gardens before delving into the colonial-era charm of the Jagatjit Club. Savor local cuisine, wander through Mughal-style Shalimar Bagh, discover the grandeur of Gobindgarh Palace, and admire the natural beauty of Kanjli Wetland. Conclude your royal expedition with a glimpse into Kapurthala’s rich heritage at the Jagatjit Singh Museum, creating cherished memories of this regal journey.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the opulent Jagatjit Palace, an architectural marvel with French and Indo-Islamic influences.
  • Step into the colonial-era charm of the Jagatjit Club and learn about its historical significance.
  • Admire the picturesque beauty of Shalimar Bagh, a Mughal-style garden designed by a French architect.
  • Discover the rich heritage of Kapurthala at Gobindgarh Palace and its ornate Durbar Hall.
  • Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Kanjli Wetland, home to diverse bird species and scenic landscapes.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 164
2 Discount on 3-person group 2 2 290
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 453
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 574
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 721
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 884
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1048

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 8.30 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 5:30 PM

Morning:

8:30 AM: Your journey commences with a prompt pick-up from your hotel in Amritsar. You'll be greeted by your knowledgeable guide and will step into a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle that promises a day of exploration and cultural discovery.

10:30 AM: Arriving in Kapurthala, your day unfolds with a visit to the enchanting Jagatjit Palace, also referred to as the Moorish Mosque. This architectural marvel, crafted in the 20th century by the royal family of Kapurthala, showcases a captivating blend of French and Indo-Islamic architectural styles. The palace complex beckons you to explore its grand Durbar Hall, lush gardens, and the exquisite mosque that will leave you in awe.

12:00 PM: Following your palace visit, you'll have the pleasure of indulging in a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant in Kapurthala. The menu offers a delightful array of local Punjabi cuisine and other culinary delights, catering to your preferences.

Afternoon:

1:00 PM: Post-lunch, your exploration continues at the Shalimar Bagh, a Mughal-style garden gracing Kapurthala's landscape. Designed by French architect M. Marcel in the early 20th century, this garden promises a serene interlude, with its lush greenery, ornate fountains, and charming pavilions.

2:00 PM: Your cultural journey leads you to the State Gobindgarh Palace, a 19th-century architectural gem that once served as the residence of Kapurthala's royal family. Inside the palace complex, you'll marvel at the ornate Durbar Hall, the regal chambers, and a museum housing a remarkable collection of artifacts that illuminate Kapurthala's rich heritage.

3:30 PM: Nature beckons as you venture to the Kanjli Wetland, a picturesque wildlife sanctuary nestled near Kapurthala. This sanctuary serves as a haven for diverse avian species, including the majestic Siberian cranes. Nature enthusiasts and birdwatchers will revel in a tranquil walk along the wetland's banks, immersing themselves in the serene natural beauty that abounds.

Evening:

4:30 PM: Your cultural odyssey culminates with a visit to the Jagatjit Singh Museum, an integral part of the Jagatjit Palace. This museum offers a fascinating glimpse into the cultural tapestry of Kapurthala. Inside, you'll encounter a captivating collection of artifacts, including exquisite paintings, intricate sculptures, ancient coins, and precious manuscripts, each echoing the vibrant heritage of Kapurthala.
Drop-off:

5:30 PM: As the day draws to a close, your private day tour concludes with your return to your hotel in Amritsar. Here, you'll have the opportunity to reflect on the enriching experiences and cherished memories gathered throughout your exploration of Kapurthala's cultural treasures.

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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