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Pickup from your hotel as per your schedule proceed to visit Golden Temple-the sacred Sikh sanctuary, marbled, bronzed and covered with gold leaf wherein the Guru Granth Sahib-the Bible of the Sikhs is placed reverently. Also, see the community kitchen where 10000 pilgrims are fed daily on voluntary and complimentary basis.
Jallianwala Bagh (garden) famous for one of the most tragic yet landmark events in the history of India. This is where the Amritsar Massacre of 1919 took place. The British Army soldiers upon receiving orders from General Dyer opened fire on a huge, unarmed gathering of men, women and children on April 13, 1919. Return back to your hotel.
Pickup from your hotel at 1400 hrs and proceed to visit Wagah Border. Located on the Indo-Pakistan border, Wagah is 28 km from the Amritsar main town.
A good-number of visitors come to this place to see the change of guard ceremony and the flag hoisting and lowering activities which are done with great skill and precision by the BSF (Border Security Force) and PR (Pakistani Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959. The ceremony will take approx 45 minutes.
Pickup from your hotel at 0830 hrs and drive to Dharamshala.
McLeod Ganj: Originally home of the semi-nomadic Gaddi tribe, Mcleodganj is today the residence of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. This mid-19th century place was developed as a British Garrison. The place was developed as an important administrative point for the whole Kangra valley. Today the place has developed as headquarters of the exiled Tibetan Government. The impressive monastery has larger than life size images of Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avaloketeshwara
Kangra Art Museum: This treasure trove of the Kangra valley’s arts, crafts, and rich past, displays artifacts that date back to the 5th century. The museum also includes a gallery of Kangra’s famous miniature paintings and a representative collection of sculptures, pottery, and anthropological items.
Lord Eligin’s Memorial: It is a world famous church built in the memory of lord Elgin, the Scottish working peer and eighth Viceroy. In 1896, he took vacations from official Shimla. He was not able to finish his 4 years term and died in Dharamsala. Before his death he had given instructions to be buried in the Church of St. John.