A major commercial and cultural center of Punjab, Amritsar is a historical city with great spiritual and cultural significance to Sikhs. Known for its spectacular monuments, scrumptious cuisine, and rich heritage, Amritsar attracts visitors from all over the world. Best time to visit Amritsar
The city experiences extreme weather. Summers are sizzling and the temperature often touches 47 degrees and winters are extremely cold with temperatures dipping as low as 2 degrees in January with thick fog. The best time to visit Amritsar
is from the later half of September to December and then from February to early April when the weather is pleasant and moderate. Hotels in Amritsar
Amritsar offers a wide range of hotels to its visitors right from 5-star hotels to budget hotels. Hyatt Regency, Raddison Blu Hotel Amritsar, Hotel Inn Amritsar, Hotel Nanksar Residency and Ranjit's SVASSA offer a luxurious stay. If you are traveling on budget then Hotel PR Residency
, Hotel Le Golden, Hotel Grace, Hotel Narula's Aurrum and Hotel Basera
offer great value for money. Restaurants in Amritsar
Amritsar has a rich culinary culture. Not only restaurants and hotels but reputable sweetmeat shops and street vendors have faithful patrons. To relish local and authentic Indian cuisine try Zaika The Taste of Punjab, Chawla's, Billa Pehelwan da Dhaba and for international cuisines you can visit Tavolo Mondo - Radisson Blu, Wall of Asia, Thai Chi, The Blue Chilli Restaurant and The Littel Chef Restaurant. Offbeat things to do in Amritsar
• Visit Golden Temple:
Sri Harmandir Sahib also known as Golden Temple is the holiest gurudwara for the followers of Sikh religion. Visitors from all over the world, walks of life and religions come to worship here.
• See Jallianwala Bagh:
It is a memorial of national importance established in the memory of people who were massacred by British force during the Raj.
• Witness the Beating Retreat at Wagah Border:
Beating Retreat is lowering of the flags ceremony at the Wagah border of India and Pakistan. A special drill is performed by the soldiers of both sides which is worth watching. Many people from both the sides come to see this special ceremony.
• See the Durgiana Temple:
Situated near Lohgarh Gate Durgiana Temple is a premier Hindu temple with architecture similar to The Golden Temple.
• Go to the Gobindgarh Fort:
Located in the center of the city of Amritsar, Gobindgarh Fort is a historic monument that attracts many tourists. The fort is also being developed into a museum. FAQs Q. What are the domestic and international airlines on the Delhi to Amritsar route? A. The major airlines that operate their flights from Delhi to Amritsar route are Air India, Vistara, Indigo, Jet Airways, and Spice Jet.
Q. How is Amritsar airport connected to the city? A. Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport located at a distance of about 11 km from Amritsar is an international airport. It’s very well- connected to the city, via buses and cabs.
Q. What is the earliest non-stop flight from Delhi to Amritsar? A. The earliest non-stop flight from Delhi to Amritsar leaves at 5:00 am.
Q. What is the last non-stop flight from Delhi to Amritsar? A. The last non-stop flight from Delhi to Amritsar is at 9:10 pm.
Q. What are the airlines that provide non-stop flight from Delhi to Amritsar? A. Air India, Vistara, IndiGo and Jet Airways provide non-stop flights between Delhi to Amritsar.
Q. What are the hotels near Amritsar airport? A. Radisson Blu Hotel Amritsar, Park Inn by Radisson and Holiday Inn Amritsar (https://www.yatra.com/hotels/hotels- in-amritsar/holiday-inn) are some of the luxury hotels near Amritsar airport.
Shopping in Amritsar
Amritsar is a great place for shopping. The main markets that you can visit are Hall Bazaar, Katra Jaimal Singh Bazaar, Guru Bazaar, Lahori Gate Market and Shastri Market.
Nightlife in Amritsar
Peddlers Amritsar, Stars N Bars and Irish Beach are places you must visit if you want to explore the nightlife of Amritsar.
Major attractions in Amritsar
Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh and Akal Takht are the major attractions in Amritsar.
About Delhi Airport
Delhi Airport or Indira Gandhi International Airport is the best and busiest airport in India. Traffic is growing at a very fast rate at the airport and constant expansions are going on to cater to the growing needs of the passengers. Spread across more than 5106 acres the airport is 16 km away from Delhi city center.
Connectivity to Delhi Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport is very conveniently located at the distance of 16 km. Reaching airport is easy as 24 hours buses, private taxis and cabs ply between airport and the city.
Q. What are the most popular domestic routes from Delhi Airport?
A. Most popular routes from Delhi are Mumbai and Bangalore.
Q. What are the popular airlines that operate from Delhi?
A. Prominent airlines that offer flights from Delhi are GoAir, Jet Airways, IndiGo, Air India, Alliance Air, AirAsia India and Spicejet.
Q. Which are the well-known luxury hotels near Delhi Airport?
A. Pride Plaza Aerocity, Novotel New Delhi Aerocity, Lemon Tree Premier, Pullman New Delhi Aerocity and Airport Hotel Breeze are some of the well-known luxury hotels near Delhi Airport.
Q. Which are the key attractions in Delhi?
A. Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple (https://www.yatra.com/india-tourism/attractions-in-new-delhi/lotus-temple), Bangla Sahib and Lodi Gardens are some of the major tourist attractions in Delhi.
Q. What is the best time to visit Delhi?
A. October to March are the best months to visit Delhi as the weather is pleasant.