Amritsar is a city and administrative headquarters of Amritsar district in the north-western Indian state, Punjab. It is home to the world-famous Sikh shrine, Harmandir Sahib, which is popularly called the Golden Temple. The Akal Takht, one of the Sikh religion's five seats of power is also located in this city. Amritsar is a popular tourist destination and a great place to shop for carpets, handicrafts, and fabrics.
When to visit Amritsar
The period from November to March is the best time to visit the city. Around this time of the year, the weather is relatively pleasant and favourable for visiting all the popular attractions in Amritsar. However, at times, the temperatures can drop to freezing levels of 4-Degree Celsius. You can book cheap flights to Amritsar to have greater savings for enjoying the best offerings of this city.
Reaching Amritsar from London
Named after the fourth Sikh Guru and founder of Amritsar, the Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport handles the city's domestic and international air traffic. You can reach the city from London's Heathrow Airport with the help of flights offered by Air India. The cheap tickets to Amritsar greatly reduce your travel costs to the city, leaving you with greater savings to explore the city’s top attractions.
Hotels in Amritsar
Radisson Blu Hotel, a luxury hotel close to the airport, offers you a comfortable stay with facilities like free Wi-Fi and LCD televisions with satellite channels and DVD players. You can also choose to stay in Country Inn and Suites, that features an outdoor pool, two restaurants, and a health club. It also offers free continental breakfast, valet parking and Wi-Fi in public areas.
Popular attractions in Amritsar
Your visit to Amritsar would not be complete without a visit to Harmandir Sahib or the Golden Temple. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum is another attraction worth visiting, as it displays artefacts associated with the erstwhile king. You can explore other attractions of the city with the savings made by booking flights to Amritsar offered by Lowest2.
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