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“Perfect guide Amritsar!”

Amritsar Heritage Walk
Ranked #1 of 17 Tours in Amritsar
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: I am Gurinder Johal(Writer, Social Worker and a guide), working as a guide in Amritsar since 2004. The City which was established by the 4th Guru of the Sikhs is a symbol of the brotherhood, History, Culture and Heritage of Punjab. Come & explore the hidden treasure of Amritsar and know the essence of India. ABOUT HERITAGE WALK:- Heritage walk is a guided tour deep inside the narrow lanes and Bye lanes of the 400 year old city of amritsar. One gets to see Katras, Akharas Bungas, Havelis,and Hatties. The walk takes you back in the time as you witness town planning traditional trade and crafts being Practiced in the same place and in the same manner as has been done for centuries.
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We came to Amritsar just for a day trip as such we needed a guide who was knowledgable and had a good feeling for timing (not easy to find in India sometimes)! Davinder was the perfect choice, everything from pickup at the airport at 7.20 to drop off at 20.00 went smooth, we were never in a rush and never bored.

The definite highlight was the visit of the golden temple including a lunch at Guru Ka Langar! The food was awesome and davinder arranged a good location for us to sit, so that we never had to worry about our personal belongings.

Also at the border ceremony he arranged good seats and a smooth way of getting in and out the crowd!

Further you can totally trust him regarding the choice of restaurants! All places were very good (and I am very particular about restaurants).

Davinder is a guide you have to like! He is very respectful, highly knowledgeable, adjusts the tours of the taste of his guest, has never been pushy and allows travelers time on their own by sometimes stepping back for a few minutes!

Davinder - you have been the best guide I met during my entire 12-week stay here in India! Thank you for making our day unique!

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

Mr. Davinder Singh is a very knowledgeable person and the heritage walk with him was a very interesting, informative and involved experience. It is first thing that I recommend one should do after landing in Amritsar as you will get to know about the background of the city and the walk shall add perspective to the places you visit afterwards.

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

After reading the reviews on trip advisor we decided to use the services of mr davinders and i am so glad we did. Normally when we visit cities we just see the main monumental icons without understanding the whole context behind it. Mr. Davinder helps in understanding how Amritsar came in being and gives you also some understanding of the history behind the Golden Temple and little bit also about the Sikh religion. This helped me appreciate the Golden Temple even better. He is extremly professional and not at all money minded. Though Saturday is his day off he agreed for a guided walk since that was our only day in the city. Seeing our interest he also offered to visit the golden temple with us for the closing ceremony to explain the significance of the traditions. He even dropped me back to the hotel since it was late at night .Thanks to Mr. Davinder i have new respect for the Sikh religion. I would highly recommend his services to all who want to understand the city and golden temple a little better. In case you dont like walking down narrow and dirty alleys request him to show your around inside the golden temple.

3  Thank Fimani
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

our guide was Rajwinder kaur who conducts the walk every day,she is very helpful and charming lady,there is great heritage but badly showcased, building are in pitiable conditions, stray dogs every where.any how Rajwinder was wonderful guide ever we have, she possess great knowledge about the city

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Reviewed 17 April 2014

Time of walk: Everyday, 8am and 5 pm
Location: Townhall (it's a big pink building), the side which faces Jama Mashjid
Fee: Rs 25 per person (no, this is not a typo)

The walk was amazing, Mrs Havindar Kaur took us around the streets of the old history, giving us insight on the historical, architectural and religious significance of all the places, spiced up with tales of kings, guru's and landlords that pretty much keeps you gripped. Her knowledge was encyclopedic, exceeding your expectations from a guide.

I highly recommend this as a way to start your trip, you will probably have a whole bunch of new places (that you may not find online) that you'd want to visit after the walk. One example of this in my case was Baba Taal Singh da Gurudwara, with a building 9 stories tall, from the roof, you can see the whole city of Amritsar! (you need to get here at specific times, else you can't go to the top... the morning time is 8-10, feel free to ask the guide details :))

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