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Punjab | India
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Amritsar is categorised as Pilgrimage / Business and Transit


Golden Temple
Jalianwala Bagh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Wagah Border (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Golden Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Cultural Performance (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Street leading to Golden Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Phulkari Shop (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Giani Lassi (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Jutti Shop in Amritsar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Fish Tikka Shop (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Dhaba in Amritiar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Golden Temple at night (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 January 2018)
Harike Wetlands
Bullet Marks at Jallianwala Bagh (Photo Courtesy: Sychonet)
Kandh Sahib (Photo Courtesy: Hpt lucky)
Baba Bakala Gurdwara (Photo Courtesy: Hpt lucky)
Gurdwara Ber Sahib (Photo Courtesy: Jiwanjot)
Goindwal Sahib (Photo Courtesy: Jasleen Kaur)
Tarn Taran Sahib (Photo Courtesy: Giridhar Appaji Nag Y)
Wagah Border (Photo Courtesy: ZMAlam)

Reasons to Visit
  • Amritsar is a major destination in India where guests arrive to visit the Harmandir Sahib Gurwara or Golden Temple, One of five Takhts of Sikhism and a Sikh pilgrimage center
  • Amritsar is a major tourist attraction from visitors all over India and elsewhere.
  • Amritsar lies on border with Pakistan and famous Wagha border is just 36 km away (Lahore in Pakistan being just 50 km away) and the parade in the evening is a major attraction for tourists coming into Amritsar
  • Amritsar is home to Jalianwala Bagh, massacre was carried out by General Dyer in early 1900s under British colonial rule
  • Amritsar is base point to visit many Significant Gurdwaras and therefore its a hub of Sikh pilgrimage circuits
  • Amritsar is renowned for its ethnic cuisine and visited by experiential travelllers looking to experience Cuisine and heritage of the area.
Recommendations
  • Destinations offering Heritage Walks in India"Heritage walk is a guided tour deep inside the narrow lanes and Bye lanes of the 400 year old city of amritsar. One gets to see Katras, Akharas Bungas, Havelis,and Hatties alongwith some ancient temples and gurdwaras."
  • Major Sikh Pilgrimage Destinations in India"Golden Temple (also known as the Sri Harmandir Sahib) in Amritsar was designed by the fifth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Arjan Sahib and was built in 1601 AD. Akal takht here is one of the Five Takhts of Sikhism and therefore the most important from the pilgrimage perspective. Around Amritsar (70 kms Radius) there are many significant Gurdwaras to visit"
  • Popular Destinations of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab"Golden Temple in Amritsar (180 kms from Dalhousie) is one of the most visited and sought after pilgrimage in India visited by guests from all religions and sects. Golden Temple visit alongwith visits to Wagah border and Jalianwala Bagh are popularly combined alongwith a Himachal itinerary. "
  • Airports and Popular Access points in Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh"Amritsar Airport and Railway Station are 200 kms from Jammu and 250 kms from Katra and can be used to access these destinations."
  • Popular Pilgrimages ex-Delhi"Amritsar is a renowned Pilgrim getaway ex-Delhi (400+ kms accessible via flight, train, road), visited for the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib, one of the five Takht of Sikhism and a major pilgrim centre). "
  • Destinations visited part of Heritage Himachal and Punjab circuit"Amritsar is renowned for Golden Temple, its cuisine and Svaasa Heritage Hotel. These are highly popular with heritage travellers."
  • Airports and Popular Access points for Himachal Pradesh"Amritsar Airport and Railway Station offers an convenient access point for destinations of Kangra Valley such as Palampur (200 kms), Dharamsala (200 kms), Dalhousie (180 kms) etc."
Access Information

Amritsar has 22 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Standard1
Mid-segment8
Premium9
Luxury2
Experiential2
Type of HotelsCount
Hotel19
Farm1
Resort2

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5 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Amritsar

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)4

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List of Holidays for Amritsar

Short Break

  • Dalhousie - Dharamsala with Golden Temple (6 Nights)

Holiday

  • Best of Heritage Himachal and Punjab (10 Nights)
  • Dalhousie - Dharamsala with Golden Temple and Vaishnodevi (8 Nights)
  • Full Himachal with Golden Temple (10 Nights)
  • Pilgrimage Itinerary- HP Temples and Gurudwaras - Jammu - Vaishnodevi - Golden Temple (8 Nights)

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Amritsar has 31 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and ChintpurniRs. 4694
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and DalhousieRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and DharamsalaRs. 5000
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and GurdaspurRs. 2582
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and HoshiarpurRs. 2934
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and Hotel in Amritsar TownRs. 834
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and JalandharRs. 2817
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and KangraRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and LudhianaRs. 3521
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and McleodgunjRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and PalampurRs. 6806
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and PragpurRs. 4694

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day Sightseeing in AmritsarRs. 1723
Evening Visit to Wagah BorderRs. 1334
Gurudwara Visit in and around AmritsarRs. 1723

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Manali to Amritsar DropRs. 11735
Pickup from Bathinda and Drop to AmritsarRs. 4445
Pickup/Drop between Jammu and AmritsarRs. 5868

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and ChintpurniRs. 4694
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and DalhousieRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and DharamsalaRs. 5000
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and GurdaspurRs. 2582
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and HoshiarpurRs. 2934
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and Hotel in Amritsar TownRs. 445
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and JalandharRs. 2817
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and KangraRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and LudhianaRs. 3521
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and McleodgunjRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and PalampurRs. 6806
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and PragpurRs. 4694
Pickup/Drop between Pathankot Railway Station and AmritsarRs. 2348

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Amritsar has 1 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Guide Services1

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List of Service Add Ons for Amritsar

Guide Services

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Audio Guide for AmritsarRs. 250

11 Travel Ideas listed for Amritsar. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Amritsar Experience
  • Amritsar Pilgrim Getaway
  • Gurdwara Visit Ex-Amritsar
  • Harike Wetlands
  • Punjab Village Tour

Stay Ideas

  • Ranjit’s Svaasa – A Boutique Spa Haveli experience

Festivals linked to Amritsar (Punjab)

  • Baisakhi
  • Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
  • Guru Nanak Jayanti
  • Lohri
  • Muktsar Fair

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Golden Temple (also known as the Sri Harmandir Sahib) was designed by the fifth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Arjan Sahib and was built in 1601 AD. Akal takht here is one of the Five Takhts of Sikhism and therefore the most important from the Sikh pilgrimage perspective. Golden temple remains the prime reason why tourists make a visit to Amritsar. Golden temple is also perhaps the most visited Sikh Pilgrimage destination in the world and visited by devotees from all religions.
    Gurdwara
    Takht, Major Gurdwara
    2
    Jalianwalla Bagh (5 kms) is a garden where a thousand innocent citizens were shot dead in 1919 by British Gen Dyer's troops. The bullet marks can still be seen and therefore visited by tourists to pay tribute to those who died in 1919.
    Historic Site
    Indian Independence
    5
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tarn Taran Sahib (23 kms from Amritsar) was founded by the fifth Sikh Guru Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji around 16th Century. There are many Gurdwaras in Tarn Taran. The The main religious hub at Tarn Taran Sahib is Sri Darbar Sahib Tarn Taran, which has the largest holy tank in the world.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    23
    Wagarh border is a famous India - Pakistan border at about 36 kms from Amritsar and is known for its evening Parade.
    Historic Site
    Indian Independence
    36
    Khadur Sahib is situated by the Beas river at 38 kms from Amritsar, 20 Kms from Tarn Taran. Khadur Sahib is the sacred village where Guru Angad the second Master lived for 13 years, spreading the universal message of Guru Nanak. Here he introduced Gurmukhi Lipi, wrote the first Gurmukhi Primer, established the first Sikh school and prepared the first Gutka of Guru Nanak Sahib's Bani.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    38
    Gurdwara Kandh Sahib (26 kms from Dera Baba Nanak, 38 kms from Amritsar) - This is where Sri Guru Nanak Dev marriage procession first arrived.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    38
    Baba Bakala Gurdwara (40 kms from Amritsar) is the historical shrine at Baba Bakala on the Gurdaspur Road.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    40
    Goindwal Sahib is 23 km from Tarn Taran (46 kms from Amritsar) on the situated on the banks of the river Beas. The Sikh Guru Arjan Dev was born there in 1563 and its now an important Sikh Pilgrimage centre
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    46
    Dera Baba Nanak, one of the most sacred places of the Sikhs, is situated on the banks of a river. Two renowned Gurudwaras at Dera Baba Nanak are Sri Darbar Sahib and Sri Chola Sahib.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    49
    Kartapur (65 kms from Amritsar) - This is where Guru Arjan Dev and his successor Guru Hargobind Singh lived in late 16th century. There are number of Gurdwaras here.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    65
    Gurdwara Ber Sahib (20 kms from Goindwal and 25 kms from Kapurthala and 73 kms from Amritsar), the principal shrine at Sultanpur Lodhi is where Guru Nanak sat under a tree to meditate for over 14 years. There are several other Gurdwaras in Sultanpur Lodi for pilgrims to visit.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    73
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Harike wetland was declared a bird sanctuary in 1982 and named as Harike Pattan Bird Sanctuary with an extended area of 8600 hactres. 200 species of birds visit the wetland during winter season. The Indus dolphin supposed to have become extinct in India was recently sighted in the Beas River in Harike wetland area.
    Activity
    Bird Watching
    60

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Amritsar,Punjab,India

January
22°C / 8°C
February
22°C / 10°C
March
30°C / 15°C
April
37°C / 22°C
May
44°C / 30°C
June
46°C / 33°C
July
45°C / 31°C
August
37°C / 27°C
September
37°C / 26°C
October
35°C / 22°C
November
29°C / 17°C
December
24°C / 12°C

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Golden TempleA crowded area near Golden temple where value centric hotels are situated. 2 kms from Railway station and 12 kms from Airport.Pilgrimage4
GT RoadAn area at 5 kms from railway station and Golden temple that includes Model Town and Alpha One City center areas.Business/Holiday2
Queens RoadA city centre area at 3 kms from Golden Temple and Railway station where mid-segment and premium hotels are situated just off NH-1 (Grand trunk road)Business/Holiday3
Railway StationWithin 1 km of Amritsar Junction Railway station (11 kms from Airport) are number of value centric, mid-segment and premium hotels which also includes Mall road.Transit1
Ranjit AvenueA residential and commercial area, 4 kms from Railway station and Golden Temple and lies mid-way towards airportBusiness/Holiday5
Mall RoadCity centre locality from where Railway Station is accessibleBusiness/Holiday1
AirportNext to Amritsar Airport at 10 kms from city centreTransit/Business/Getaway1
Lawrence RoadLawrence Road lies in heart of Commercial area of Amritsar where a lot of offices are located. The area is 4 kms from Golden Temple.Transit/Business2
City OutskirtsAmritsar City Outskirts area renowned for its experiential stays that offer farm like character.Getaway/Experiential3
Airport in Amritsar
  • Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport ( ATQ ) , Amritsar
Railway Stations in Amritsar
  • Amritsar Junction ( ASR ), Amritsar
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