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Sikh Pilgrimage Tour

Tour Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Destination Covered: Chandigarh - Amritsar - Delhi - Departure!!

Golden temple is a Sikh temple and as the name suggests it's a serene tour package for the devotional and the peace lovers. Learn to know more about the Sikh principles and the lives of the great Gurus who taught humanity and justice to the world, as you pass through some of the best Gurudwara and sacred pools of Punjab. This is the best Sikh pilgrimage tour one can have in India, offering only the best options for every tourist at a hurry. The package includes the best Delhi and Amritsar Gurudwaras, and not to forget, the Golden temple that is universally accepted as a hallmark of religious buildings.

Day 01: Arrive Chandigarh - Parivar Vichhora - Anandpur Sahib - Chandigarh

On your arrival at Chandigarh airport/ Railway station our representative will meet and greet you. Check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Parivar Vichorra ( 52 kms / 02 hrs ) and drive to Anandpur Sahib ( 30 kms / 01 hr ) -fortress temple situated on the left bank of the river Satluj founded by the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur. It was here that the Sikh religion acquired its final military character. Drive back to hotel. Overnight in Chandigarh.

Day 02: Chandigarh - Amritsar

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Amritsar en route sightseeing tour of Chandigarh, visiting the Museum, High Court, Assembly Chamber and Rock Garden. Afternoon drive to Amrltsar (250 kms/06.50 hrs), situated on the north -western border of the country. The 400 years old city, founded by the fourth guru of the Sikhs, Guru Ramdas , has been the seat of the Sikh religion and culture from its very inception. It is renowned for the famous Golden Temple. Amritsar, literally -'Pool of Nectar' derives its name from the holy pond around the temple. The land for the pool was gifted by the Moghul Emperor Akbar. Check in at hotel on arrival. Overnight in Amritsar.

Day 03: Amritsar - Tarn Taran - Gobindwal - Hazoor Sahib - Amritsar

After breakfast, Morning excursion to Tarn Taran (22 kms / 45 minutes), famous for a gurudwara standing on the side of a large tank and built in honour of Guru Arjun Dev. Lepers come from far -off places to have a dip in the tank, for it is believed that its water can help cure leprosy. Proceed to Gobindwal (23 kms /30 minutes) , a short run from Tarn Taran connected to the memory of Guru Amardas who lived there. A gurudwara built by the Guruji still stands there. Since no place was available for a tank, an underground 'Baoli' was constructed near the gurudwara with a flight of 84 steps leading to it. Continue onto Hazoor Sahib (10 kms / 15 minutes) , where the Samadhi (memorial) of the second Sikh guru, Guru Angad Dev ji , was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1815. Return to Amritsar. Afternoon visit the Golden Temple - built in the midst of the holy pool by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1803. It is also known as Darbar Sahib or Har Mandir Sahib. The dome of the temple is covered with an estimated 400 kgs of gold leaf, hence its popular name the 'Golden Temple'. The interiors of the temple, likewise, decorated by inlay work with delicate floral patterns are done with semi precious stones. Adjoining the pool is Akal Takht , established by the sixth Sikh guru, Guru Hargobind Singh. It is seat of the supreme head of the Sikh religious authority. Overnight in Amritsar.

Day 04: Amritsar - Jalianwala Bagh - Baba Bakala - Waga Border - Amritsar

After breakfast, Visit Golden Temple - AmritsarMorning visit Jailianwala Bagh ( 24 kms / 45 minutes) , the historic site where hundreds of innocent Indian men, women and children were massacred by British General Michael Dyer on April 13 , 1919. A memorial and garden have been created here as a national monument. Proceed to Baba Bakala ( 21 kms / 45 minutes) , a place associated with ninth Sikh Guru, Shri Tegh Bahadur, having a magnificent gurudwara where people gather in thousands on every "Amavas". An annual fair is held on Raksha Bandhan with about hundred thousand people visiting the place, commemorating the day when the ninth guru was located by his followers. Drive to Waga Border and watch parade and closing of border for the day. Return to Amritsar. Overnight in Amritsar..

Day 05: Amritsar - Delhi

Early check out from the hotel and transfer to Amritsar railway station to connect Shatabdi Express Train to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit to Gurudwara Shri Bangla Sahib . Overnight in Delhi.

Day 06: Delhi

After breakfast, Visit Morning Gurudwara Shri bala Sahib, Gurudwara Shri Damdama Sahib, Gurudwara Shri Shahidi Asthaan Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur Sahib, Gurudwara Shri Mata Sundri Ji, Gurudwara Shri Nanak Piao Sahib, Gurudwara Shri Moti Bagh Sahib, Gurudwara Shri Rakab Ganj Sahib, Gurudwara Shri Sisganj Sahib, Gurudwara Shri Majnu Ka Tilla Sahib. Return back to the hotel. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 07: Leave Delhi

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Later transfer to Delhi Airport/ Railway station for your flight/train to next destination.

Tour ends with happy memories..!!!!

 

 
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