Amritsar - Jalandhar - Chandigarh - Delhi
5 nights / 6days
DAY 01: Arrive Amritsar
Arrive Amritsar Railway Station. On arrival meet and greet by our representative who will take you to the hotel. Check in hotel. Overnight stay.
DAY 02: Amritsar
Have breakfast. Start your full day city tour with the blessings of Golden Temple-the most important Sikh shrine which is also called Mecca for the Sikhs is a living symbol of the spiritual and historical traditions of the Sikhs., then visit Jallianwala Bagh- where, on April 13, 1919, British and Gurkha soldiers opened fire on an unarmed forbidden gathering, killing hundreds of civilians. Evening visit Indo-Pak Wagah Border to watch Flag Retreat Ceremony- Wagah, an army outpost on Indo-Pak border 30 Kms from Amritsar where the daily highlight is the evening "Beating the Retreat" ceremony. Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic fervour rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause. Return to hotel.. Overnight stay.
DAY 03: Amritsar-Jalandhar
After breakfast proceeds for full day Gurdwara Yatra around Amritsar starting from Gurdwara Shri Tarn Taran Sahib- is a Gurdwara established by the fifth guru, Guru Arjan Dev. It is situated in the city of Tarn Taran Sahib. It has the distinction of having the largest sarovar (Water pond) of all the gurudwaras. Also it is famous for the month gathering of pilgrims on day of Amavas (No moon night). Then Visit Khadoor Sahib- Sri Khadur Sahib was the family home of second Guru Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji. The Guru settled here with his wife Mata Khivi and raised their three children here. Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji established his religious center here and spent the rest of his life at Khadur Sahib. Here Shri Guru Angad Dev appointed Guru Amar Das as his successor and the third Guru. A grand Gurudwara Khaddi Sahib has been constructed here, in memory of Guru Amar Das. Then proceed to Goindwal Sahib, visit Gurdwara Shri Baoli Sahib- This was the first centre of Sikhism and was established by Sri Guru Amar Das Ji. The Hindus went on pilgrimage to Hardwar and Benaras but the Sikhs needed a place of their own. Understanding this, Sri Guru Amar Das Ji purchased the land and personally helped in the construction of the Gurdwara and Baoli (well) with 84 steps leading down to it. Proceed to Visit Gurdwara Shri Hatt Sahib at Sultanpur Lodhi- Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith, spent 14 years in Sultanpur Lodhi, situated in Kapurthala district of Punjab. His brotber-in-law,Jai Ram, got him employed in the service of Nawab Daulat Khan Lodhi who was much impressed by the intellectual equipment of Nanak. He worked as an accountant there. Proceed to Jalandhar, Reach Jalandhar, Check in hotel, Overnight stay.
DAY 04: Jalandhar-Chandigarh
After breakfast start your journey for Chandigarh. On the way stop at Gurdwara Shri Keshgarh Sahib at Anandpur Sahib- Keshgarh Sahib is situated at Anandpur. It is considered the birthplace of the Khalsa. The Khalsa order was founded here by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. Some of the weapons of Guru Gobind Singh are displayed here. The most precious of these is the actual Khanda (double edged sword) used by Guru Gobind Singh to prepare the Amrit (sweet water) used in the first Khalsa initiation ceremony. Proceed to Chandigarh, Reach Chandigarh, and Overnight.
DAY 05: Delhi
After breakfast start your journey for Delhi, check in Hotel, later afternoon proceed for Darshan of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is situated near to Connaught Place in New Delhi. The place where the Gurdwara now stands was once a splendid bungalow of Raja Jai Singh Amber of Jaipur. Guru Sri Harkishan, the eighth guru of the Sikhs, stayed in this bungalow as guest of Raja Jai Singh. Since that time, the bungalow has assumed sanctity for both Hindus as well as Sikhs. Delhi Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, in has a quite simple and large main hall covered by a small golden dome with a sculpted bronze cupola, after darshan proceed to Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib was constructed in the year 1732 by Lakhi Banjara. He performed the last rites of the martyred Sikh Guru Teg Bahadur. There is an interesting legend attached to Rakaabganj Gurudwara, in New Delhi. The legend has it that Lakhi ran away to his home with the body of Guru ji. There, he cremated the body on a pile of sandalwood. To remove any evidence, he even set fire to the house. Later, when the fire extinguished, he gathered the holy ashes and put them in an urn, which he buried on the cremation site itself. It is believed that Delhi Gurdwara Rakab Ganj was built, there itself, as a commemoration of the event. Also visit Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib was built to commemorate the martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur. It is situated in Chandni Chowk, on the same site where Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb ordered the beheading of Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur in the year 1675. It is said that when Guru Tegh Bahadur died, no one had the courage to pick up his body. Suddenly, it started raining heavily. Then, two of the brave followers of Guruji took his head and body and fled.Later visit Gurdwara Majnu Ka Tila is situated opposite Timarpur Colony beyond Khyber Pass in Delhi. The Gurdwara is dedicated to Guru Nanak who sanctified this place in the 15th century. Delhi Gurdwara Majnu Ka Tilla has quite an interesting story behind its foundation. It is believed that a fakir (Muslim hermit) used to live on the banks of river Yamuna during the rule of Sultan Sikander Lodi. Carrying people across the river in his boat for free, prayer and meditation were the sole aims in his life.later evening proceed to Gurdwara Nanak Piao is situated on Rana Pratap Road in the Shakti Nagar area of New Delhi. The gurdwara was built to commemorate Sri Nanak Dev, the first Sikh Guru. The site where the Delhi Gurdwara Nanak Piao stands was once a garden where the Guru camped during his visit to Delhi in 1505. The people, who came to visit the Guru during his visit, used to present him and his bard Mardana with numerous gifts, which he distributed among the deprived and poor, return back dinner & overnight stay.
DAY 06: Transfer- Departure
Transfer to Railway station / Airport to board train / flight for onward journey.