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Home to the Golden Temple, the holiest temple for Sikhs, Amritsar is the perfect place to learn more about India’s rich mix of cultures and religions. Book flights to Amritsar today to discover this unique corner of the country for yourself.
There are three main seasons in Amritsar: winter, summer and monsoon. Winter is generally the best time to book flights to the city. Although temperatures can drop as low as 0˚C, most days will see highs of between 15˚C and 20˚C, making November to March the perfect time to see the sights.
Temperatures begin to rise at the start of April as the summer heat begins to kick in. This sweltering season can see the mercury hit 49˚C, so unless you’re built for the heat, it may be a good idea to book your flights to Amritsar at a different time of year.
July to October is monsoon season in Amritsar. In between downpours, temperatures in the city are generally fairly pleasant. If you want to avoid the winter crowds and boost your chances of bagging cheap flights to Amritsar, this could be the perfect time to travel.
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Named after the founder of Amritsar, Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International is the main aviation hub serving the city. Located around seven miles from central Amritsar, the airport offers a limited choice of flights to destinations in India, the Middle East, Asia and the UK.
The easiest way to continue your journey from the airport is by private transfer. Arrange your pick up before your arrive in Amritsar or catch a cab when you touch down in the city.
Passengers flying to Amritsar from the UK have a number of airlines to choose from.
Auto-rickshaws and taxis can be found across Amritsar. Fares are generally cheap, although journey times can vary thanks to the volume of traffic on the roads.
Some parts of the city are compact enough to navigate on foot. For example, you can easily explore the restaurants, shops and stalls of Lawrence Road without a taxi or rickshaw.
Free shuttle services operate between the city’s train station and the Golden Temple. However, these can become very crowded at peak times so you may prefer paying a little extra for a taxi.
The Golden Temple is the most famous sight in Amritsar and one of India’s best-known attractions. Originally constructed in the 16th century, it’s the holiest site in Sikhism and the most important pilgrimage location for followers of the religion.
The temple is set on the shores of a manmade pool and is just one of a number of buildings that make up the Gurdwara Complex. Spend a day or two exploring this important attraction and learning more about the history and culture of the Sikhs who worship there.
Learn about the recent past of this of this fascinating region by visiting the Partition Museum. Covering one of the most defining events in Indian history, it’s a must see for anyone interested in the country.
British passport holders travelling to India need to apply for an e-visa before they fly. This visa will allow them to stay in the country for up to 60 days.
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