Longing for a vacation but not sure where to go? Why not take a 6-day Tour to Punjab?
‘Punjab’, by its very name, the aroma of ‘makke di roti sarson ka saag’ fills in the air and the next best thing you want is to fly to the state.
India is a land of diverse culture, rich traditional values and multiple religions, Sikhism being one of them. Punjab – what we call as the ‘Hindustan di Shaan’ is a North Indian state which is a Sikh dominated state with a Sikh population of 57.69%. The tourism in Punjab revolves around the battle sites, historic palaces and the great Sikh architecture while the Punjabi cuisines have made a splash all around the world.
Explore the colors of Sikhism with the Punjab Tour
Now that you have decided to take up the Punjab tour, get ready to enjoy the most wonderful 6 days of your life. Major cities to cover in a Punjab tour are Amritsar, Jalandhar and Chandigarh. Here are the sights not to miss or else you will regret:
- Darshan to the Golden Temple: Sri Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as the “Golden Temple” is the holiest Gurudwara located in the heart of Amritsar, is a home to the ‘Akal Takht’ – seat of the God’s contemporary authority. Women and men from all religions are allowed to worship the God and take a dip in holy water. The English name of the temple is derived from the fact that the upper floors of the temple are made of gold.
- Discovering Amritsar: Besides the ‘must to visit’ Golden temple, there are many places to explore in Amritsar. Jallianwala Bagh, close to the Golden temple, is a public garden that does not have a very pleasant memory but is a place of National importance. The place commemorates the sacrifices made by the Indians to seek freedom and the brutalities of the British forces. Other places of historical and religious interests are the Durgiana Temple, Ram Bagh and Ranjit Singh Museum. Take a stroll to the Amritsar bazaar where you can find clothes, footwear and other handicrafts reflecting the real and actual Punjabi culture.
- Drive to Jalandhar along the cultured farms: Driving through the lush green fields will revitalize your road journey experience. A day spent at the Pushpa Gujral Science City will be an educational yet a fun trip.
- Clean and Green Chandigarh: Punjab tour is incomplete without a trip to Chandigarh. Chandigarh has a number of awe-striking places like the Rock Garden which is simply built from the industrial and home waste products, Rose Garden a home to more than 50000 species of roses that is a charm for the eyes of the sight seer, Sukhna Lake – a reservoir created by damming the stream of the Sukhna stream, situated at the foothills of the Shivalik hills and the Himalayas. A visit to the museum and Chhatbir Zoo will conclude the tour with a lot of cheerful memories to share with your friends and relatives.
Get on board with your tickets to Punjab and feel close to one of the most vibrant cultures of India!
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