Punjab Gurdwaras Darshan Tour
- Tour Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
- Travel Destinations: Golden Temple, Tarn Taran Sahib, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib, Gurdwara Shri Hatt Sahib, Anandpur Sahib, Sri Damdama Sahib
Day 01 - Amritsar
Arrive Amritsar Railway Station. On arrival meet and greet by our representative who will take you to the hotel. Check in hotel. Relax for a while. 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 - Tarn Taran Sahib/Goindwal Sahib/Khadoor Sahib/Sultanpur Lodhi/Jalandhar (90 Kms)
After breakfast proceed 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.
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 / Anandpur Sahib / Chandigarh (200 Kms / 4 hours)
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. Overnight stay.
Day 05 - Chandigarh / Sri Damdama Sahib Bhatinda (250 Kms. / 4 hours)
After breakfast proceed by car to Bhatinda. Reach Bhatinda. Check in hotel. Visit Takht Sri Damdama Sahib- Damdama Sahib is situated in the village of Talwandi Sabo near Bhatinda. This is where Guru Gobind Singh stayed for nearly a year and compiled the final edition of the Guru Granth Sahib known as the Damdama Sahib Bir in 1705. Return to hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 06 - Bhatinda-Amritsar
After breakfast. Proceed by car to Amritsar. Reach Amritsar. Check in hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight stay.
Day 07 - Departure
Transfer to Railway station to board train for onward journey.