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Flag Ceremony at Attari from Amritsar provided by WRJ Holidays

Flag Ceremony at Attari from Amritsar

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Attari, an army post on the Indo-Pakistan border and venue for the flag lowering ceremony which takes places every day during sunset.   Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic enthusiasm rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause. The National Anthem chanting, rounds of applause and tremendous energy in the air make this an unforgettable experience.
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    Wagah Border
    Stop: 3 hours
    Meet your tour guide at the lobby of your hotel who will drive you to Attari border to witness the “Retreat Ceremony”. After about an hour’s drive arrive at the destination and walk towards the sitting area specially dedicated for the foreign tourists. The events starts with music and cultural programs performed by local folk dancer. After the performance the flag lower ceremony begins. Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic fervour rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause. The National Anthem chanting, rounds of applause and tremendous energy in the air make this an unforgettable experience.
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Duration
3–4 hours
Inclusions
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private local English speaking guide
  • All current applicable taxes
Exclusions
  • Air ticket to travel within India
  • Pre & Post accommodation and meals
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, gratuity to chauffeur and guide
  • Still or Video Camera Fees
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned in the price includes section
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A minimum of 1 people per booking
  • The duration of sightseeing is approximate and will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Avinash G wrote a review Feb. 2020
Mumbai, India
It is wonderful Ceremony to be present at Attari border when the retreat Ceremony takes place. Nice national fervor
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Abanatrix wrote a review Feb. 2020
Mumbai, India
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Well worth Visiting. Makes an Indian proud to be there. Good showmanship on both sides keeps the crowd going. Friendly soldiers who obliged for photos readily and smiling.
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Shashialabur wrote a review Dec. 2019
Bengaluru, India
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I had heard a lot about this and made it a point to attend this ceremony as soon as I could ! The Attari-Wagah border is about 30km from Amritsar, about a 40-45 minute drive. There are many tour operators offering a round trip from Amritsar, but we had our own Innova for the 5
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Date of experience: November 2019
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jtjayati wrote a review Sep. 2019
New Delhi, India
Must visit if you are planning to teach your kids about BSF and India Pakistan relationship.Definitely gives patriotic feeling. AVOID Sunday or holidays as queue is quite long and you might not get perfect view. Handbags or anything apart from small wallet is not allowed
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Date of experience: September 2019
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B Padmanabhan wrote a review Aug. 2019
Pune, India
Every one tells that they visit Wagha border but actually Indian side of the border is called 'Attari' & Wagha isvthe Pakistan side of border. One army person motivates the whole crowd. Each one in the crowd gets literally feverish while Chanting words of national fervor. Only
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Date of experience: July 2019
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