Amritsar: Small Group Partition Museum & Wagah Border Tour
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 6 hours
Explore the magnificent sights in Amritsar under the guidance of an expert local guide. From your hotel, head first to the famous Golden Temple, one of the most vital structures and key landmarks in the city. After you offer prayers at the Golden Temple, you'll visit the Langar Hall (Community Kitchen) and witness how food is made for thousands of pilgrims who arrive daily at this sacred location. This is followed by a trip to Jallianwala Bagh where the infamous massacre took place under the troops of the British Indian Army. Afterwards, visit the only Museum dedicated to the horrific Partition of India in 1947. You will explore the different exhibitions, with both video and photographic displays providing you with the stories behind the events. Expressive paintings depicting these harrowing times are also on display in the museum. Finally, head out to the Wagah Border and visit the hi...
Enjoy 2 days in the magnificent city of Amritsar, where you will visit its famous Golden Temple. Head out to the Wagah border to view the unique Beating Retreat Ceremony. Learn from your local guides about the historical and cultural importance of the sites you visit throughout your tour. Day 1: Delhi – Amritsar Get picked up in New Delhi, early in the morning, and leave for Amritsar either via train or air, depending on the option you have chosen. Upon arrival at Amritsar, your driver will take you to hotel, where you will have the opportunity to freshen up before your professional guide arrives to take you to the Wagah border. Wagah is where India and Pakistan were divided in 1947, and today you will witness a patriotic and theatrical flagging ceremony performed by both Indian and Pakistani border guards as the border formally closes for the day. Day 2: Amritsar – Delhi After brea...
Join this 6-hour guided tour to get a better understanding of Amritsar and its people in Indian history. Visit the Partition Museum, War Memorial Museum, and the Wagah Border ceremony to gain insights into the constantly evolving relationship between India and Pakistan. After your hotel pickup, you will be taken to the Partition Museum to explore different exhibitions narrating the heartbreaking stories of the partition of the country into India and Pakistan. The collection of art, refugee artifacts, and oral histories depict the displacement and loss of communities as they left their homes overnight. Next, visit the War Memorial Museum, which houses a state-of-the-art gallery where martial tradition and military campaigns can be viewed. Travel back 3 eras, through the pre-British, British, and post-independence periods with a special light and sound show. The 7D auditorium is a must-d...
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Guide was friendly and helpful but lacked knowledge due to inexperience