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Amritsar Wagah Border Beating Retreat Ceremony and Dinner Experience

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    You will be picked up from your hotel  between 2:30 - 3 PM and proceed to Wagah Border to witness the afternoon parade ceremony. Watch ceremony from the VIP or foreigner Gallery. (Indian Passport holder Not eligible for VIP Entry, they have sit to in common gallery)  

    Located at about 29 km from Amritsar on the Grand Trunk, Wagah border post has become famous for the ceremonial closing of gates and lowering of flags of India and Pakistan. BSF and Pakistani Rangers march towards the gates from their respective sides. After the gate is open, the soldiers salute each other and start lowering the flags. The flags are carefully folded and carried back. The ceremony reaches a crescendo with the soldiers returning to the border line for the final handshake and the blowing of the bugle marks the end of the ceremony. As the ceremony climbs to its apogee, cries of Jai Hind and Pakistan Zindabad render in the air.

    After the parade ceremony, your driver will then take you to a local restaurant for a lavish mouthwatering dinner. After dinner your driver will drop you back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Amritsar
    Departure Time
    3:00 PM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Your hotel in Amritsar
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Amritsar
    • Driver/guide.
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Buffet dinner.
    • Enjoy Ceremony from VIP Gallery
    • Buffet dinner in Luxury Restaurant
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • DVD (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 8 people per booking
    • Indian Passport holders are not eligible for VIP Entry, and have to sit in the standard spectator gallery
    • Passengers must bring proof of ID
    • Please note: pickup reconfirmation is required upon booking, please refer to voucher for further details
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 22 February 2019

    I can't tell you what Happened there literally there was tears in my eyes during the ceremony the energy and the aggression of the Jawans and the people over there such a amazing feeling if you go to Amritsar then you must go to this...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    4  Thank Monica t
    Reviewed 28 November 2018

    If in Amritsar then one must not miss a visit to the India-Pakistan border at Wagah.It takes about one and a half hours and taxis are plenty. The hired cars can be available from near the Golden temple . There are buses also but buses...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    9  Thank mausumee
    Reviewed 26 November 2018

    Had seen the ceremony on You tube, but trust me actually being there and seeing it live was something out of this world. It is a kind of feeling which you have when you stand for the national anthem or even more energizing. Its a...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    4  Thank AdityaTilve
    Reviewed 10 September 2018

    When you are in Amritsar -- you must visit Wagah Border in the evening and here you will see a lot of spirit in the general pusblic as well as in the BSF Soldiers at the time of closing the gates and bringing your Country...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    10  Thank yogeshsabharwal
    Reviewed 19 June 2018

    If you are in Amritsar, and you don't go to Wagah border, to witness the evening ceremony, its sacrilege. The crowds, and the cajoling from the gentleman in the middle, conducting the ceremony, to cheer is the highlight. The blaring patriotic songs (too loud at...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    3  Thank AsheeshS21
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    22 August 2018|
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    Response from SajanJ49 | Reviewed this property |
    It is in the evening around five. Arrange a cab or look for govt bus. Approximately two to three hours.
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