Keshgarh Sahib (Anandpur) & Punjab Gurdwaras Tour
Route : Delhi Panjokhara Patiala Fatehgarh Sahib Mohali Chandigarh Machhiwara Chamkaur Ropar Anandpur Sahib Amritsar
Delhi – Panjokhara (225 Kms / 04 Hrs)
Panjokhara – Patiala (65 Kms / 01 Hrs & 15 Mins)
Patiala - Fatehgarh Sahib (35 Kms / 45 Mins)
Fatehgarh Sahib – Mohali - Chandigarh (50 Kms / 01 Hrs & 30 Mins)
Morning, embark on your drive to Chandigarh enroute visit to Panjokhara Sahin, Shri Dukh Nivaran Sahib (Patiala), Gurdwara Mata Gujri (Fatehgarh Sahib), Gurdwara Jyoti Saroop Baba Banda Singh Bahadur (Mohali)
Gurdwara Panjokhara Sahib, The Gurdwara is dedicated to the memory of the eighth Guru Sri Harkrishan Sahib Ji.
Gurdwara Shri Dukh Nivaran Sahib, This Sikh shrine is located in the small village of Lehal which is now a part of Patiala city.
Gurdwara Mata Gujri, also known as Gurdwara Burj Mata Gujri forms part of the main Gurdwara complex of the city called Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib. Mata Gujar Kaur' was the wife of the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur; the mother of the tenth and last human Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh and the grandmother of the four Sahibzade.
Gurdwara Jyoti Saroop, is situated on the FatheGarh Mohali road. It is about a mile to the east of Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib. At this place, the mortal remains of Mata Gujri (the mother of Guru Gobind Singh), Sahibzada Fateh Singh and Sahibzada Zorawar Singh (Guru Gobind Singh's young sons) were cremated.
Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial, Chappar Chiri, Bari and Chhoti (senior and junior), are twin villages in Ropar district, along Kharar-Banur Road, now officially named Banda Singh Bahadur Road.
Chandigarh– Machhiwara (80 Kms / 1 Hrs & 30 Mins)
Machhiwara – Chamkaur Sahib (22 Kms / 30 Mins)
Chamkaur Sahib – Parivar Vichora – Kiratpur (45 Kms / 1 Hrs)
Kiratpur – Nurpur Bedi (05 Kmsa / 40 Mins)
This morning, embark on your drive to Machhiwara and upon arrival visit Gurdwara Charan Kanwal Sahib, Gurdwara Shri Gani Khan Nabi Khan Sahib and Gurdwara Chola
Gurdwara Charan Kanwal Sahib marks the site of the garden where Guru Gobind Singh had a sip of water and a spell of brief sleep. It was here that his three devotees Bhai Mani Singh, Bhai Daya Singh and Bhai Dharam Singh joined him.
Gurdwara Shri Gani Khan Nabi Khan Sahib - This holy land of Machiwara Sahib was once traversed by Guru Gobind Singh who came here from Gulabe & Punjabe's house. Gani Khan and his brother Nabi Khan were well aware of the danger that Guru Gobind Singh was in, yet even though they were Muslims their respect for the Sikh Guru was such that they risked certain death, if caught, and travelled to meet with him asking him to come to the safety of their home.
Afterwards proceed to Chamkaur Sahib (22 Kms / 30 Mins), upon arrival visit Gurdwara Shri Katalgarh Sahib and Gurdwara Garhi Sahib
Gurdwara Shri Katalgarh Sahib, lies west of Gurdwara Garhi Sahib and is the main Gurdwara at Chamkaur Sahib. This Gurdwara marks the site where the thickest hand to hand fighting took place in December 1704 between the mughal army and the Sikhs, including the Sahibzadas and three of the original five Panj Pyare (the Five Beloved).
Gurdwara Garhi Sahib, marks the site of the mud fortress, double storeyed house, with a high compound wall around it and only one entrance from the north, which was used by Guru Gobind Singh as a temporary refuge in the unequal battle against the mughal empire in December 1704. On occupying the Garhi, Guru Sahib assigned 8 Sikhs each on the four sides to keep guard, while another two, Madan Singh and Kotha Singh, were posted at the entrance
Afterwards visit Gurdwara Shri Parivar Vichora Sahib is situated near Kiratpur Sahib on the bank of the river Sarsa. Also, visit Gurdwara Kiratpur Sahib.
Post visit embark on your drive to Kikar Lodge Nurpur Bedi for overnight stay.
Anandpur Sahib – Amritsar (220 Kms / 4.5 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Anandpur sahib and visit Gurdwara Shri Keshgarh Sahib, Gurdwara Sis Ganj and other Gurdwara within the complex
Afterwards visit Fort of Anandpur Qila one from five Kilas (forts) built by Guru Gobind Singh for the protection of Sikhs and other residents from the Mughals and the Hill rulers. In Gurdwara Sahib there is also a sacred Baoli sahib. It is situated in the south east side of Gurdwara Sri Takhat Kesgarh Sahib.
Virasat-e-Khalsa - Heritage Complex is conceived as a repository of the rich heritage of the Khalsa, showcasing the history and culture of Sikhs and their homeland enshrining the eternal message of Guru’s.
Afterwards, embark on your drive to Amritsar and via Sadda Pind. Sadda Pind is a Punjabi Culture Living Village Museum spread across 12 acres of land. It brings you a chance to experience authentic culture, colours and flavours of Punjab in one place.
Upon arrival check in to your hotel and freshen up.
This evening visit The Golden Temple (Shri Harmandir Sahib Amritsar) - Sri Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar is the main religious center of the Sikh community. Among the ambrosial pool, the rises of the divine verses from the Harmandar Sahib are absorbed in the ambrosial pool, with amrit sarovar movements and harmonizing the surroundings with the spiritual aroma. Every pilgrim experiences himself as a resident of Pritam Ki Desh while entering from the entrance to the process. The pilgrim, if any, of a country, religion, caste, race or region, is feeling himself tainted in the spiritual shade of the Harmandir Sahib. The Golden Temple is not only a religious center for the Sikhs but it is the auspicious cause of the unique identity, pride, history and heritage of the Sikh community. The identity, religion, society and politics of the Sikh community, is associated with the concept of the Golden Temple, the concept and history. The concept of the Harimandar is enshrined in the principle and form of holy verse, which was revealed by the fifth person, Guru Arjan Dev, in Sargun Saroop, and presented a literary form to the ideal temple of Manavata.
Day in Amritsar
After breakfast, visit Shri Akal Takht Sahib: Sri Akal Takht Sahib, created by the great warrior of Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib, is the ultimate center of the power of the Panth, in which according to the sacred sentence of "A Rajah Nah Hath Binde O Buddha O Gurdas Biyeo" in construction, Baba Budha Ji and Bhai Gurdas JI constructed with his own lotus. Sri Akal Takht Sahib is a symbol of the divine combination of politics and religion, which has been given the name of miri-piri, bhakti-power in Sikh vocabulary. Sri Akal Takht Sahib To make the real sense of human dignity and fundamentalism of human dignity and freedom of the people, 'Har Sachchae' established this divine truth Takht so that no human beings, any caste or caste, any religion Religion can not make a country independent of any country, and everyone can be independently independent of living according to their ideology.
Visit Jallianwallah Bagh - famous gardens close to the Golden Temple, which narrate the story of the most horrific pre-independence massacre in India
Afterwards, visit Gurdwara shaheed Baba Deep Singh ji is the place where Baba Deep Singh Ji along with other Singhs achieved martyrdom fighting the Mughal forces who were disrespecting Sri Harmandir Sahib. Dharmaveer, Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Ji, to maintain the historicity and sanctity of Sri Amritsar Sahib, on 11 November 1757, martyr with his hundreds of warriors, fighting a fierce battles with the faujdar of Jahan Khan of Ahmed Shah Durani and Sri Amritsar got rid of the Durani attacker. In memory of Baba Deep Singh Shaheed, a valiant serving wrestler of the Panth, Jassa Singh Ramgarhia created 'Shaheed Ganj', where Baba Deep Singh's cremation was performed. Jathedar Akali Phula Singh ji, the Jathedar of the Panth, developed 'Shaheed Ganj' as a memorial gurdwara, which was first organized by the head of the Shaheed Misl. On 31 October 1924, the management of this historic site came to the Shiroma??i Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, a representative body of the Sikh Panth, who, according to the support of the Sikh sangat, gave a modern look to the building of Gurdwara Shaheed Ganj Baba Deep Singh.
Later in the afternoon, proceed to the India – Pakistan border at Attari to see the 'lowering of the flags' ceremony. This unique ceremony involves a drill by Indian Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers.
Optional visit Dera Baba Nanak (51 Kms) - Dera Baba Nanak being situated only 1 km from India-Pakistan border, Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib can be seen from the Border with naked eyes. Two famous Gurdwara at Dera Baba Nanak are Sri Darbar Sahib and Sri Chola Sahib. Dera Baba Nanak, one of the most sacred places of the Sikhs, is situated on the banks of river Ravi. Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh Guru, settled and died near the village Pakhoke, opposite to the present town and named it Kartarpur. The Bedis, descendants of Guru Nanak Dev built a new town and named it Dera Baba Nanak after their great ancestor.
Optional visit to Gurdwara Baba Buddha Ji - also known as Gurdwara Bir Baba Buddha, this is situated in the revenue limits of the village of Thatta, 20 km south of Amritsar. The shrine honours and commemorates Baba Buddha (1506 - 1631), the venerable Sikh of the time of Guru Nanak who lived long enough to anoint five succeeding Gurus.
Optional visit to Ram Tirath (15 Kms) - The temple complex contains a hut and a tank. The temple is believed to be at the place where sage Valmiki had his ashram. According to Hindu mythology, Valmiki gave shelter to Goddess Sita in his ashram and she gave birth to her sons, Luv and Kush, in the hut. The tank is believed to have been dug by Lord Hanuman. Hindu mythology also states that the epic fight between Luv-Kush and their father, Lord Rama, took place at Ram Tirath.
Optional visit to Saragarhi Memorial Gurdwara - Saragarhi Sahib Memorial Gurdwara stands as a protected headstone, which has been constructed to pay honor to those Sikh soldiers, who sacrificed their lives in the flight against Pathans (Pathans are a group of people and is constitutes 60 Pashto language speaking tribes of Pakistan and Afghan). This Gurdwara is often called as Saragarhi memorial, as it tells the legend of Sikh courage in the battle of Saragarhi.
Amritsar- Tarn Taran (25 Kms / 30 Mins)
Tran Taran - Shri Khadur Sahib (22 Kms/ 30 Mins)
Shri Khadur Sahib- Goindwal Sahib (10 Kms / 20 Mins)
Goindwal Sahib - Ferozpur (100 Kms)
Ferozpur – Muktsar (65 Kms / 1.5 Hrs)
Muktsar – Bhatinda (65 Kms / 1.5 Hrs)
Early morning proceed to Taran Taran and upon arrival visit Gurdwara Shri Darbar Sahib (Tran Taran) - On the way of the ancient Delhi-Lahore Shah, there is the Pancham Patshah, the holy historic city 'Tarn Taran', set up by Guru Arjan Dev. Guru Arjan undertook the purchase of the sarovar of a religious center in 17 Vaisak Sammat 1647 B: (1590 AD) by purchasing the land of Khara and Palasore villages, and the historical town of Chet Samat 1653 B: (1596 AD) The foundation of the foundation. The owner of Miri-Pir, Guru Hargobind, also blessed his place on this place. The construction of Sri Darbar Sahib, Tarn Taran was still under way that the construction of Sarai Nur Din was started officially, which led to the construction of Sri Darbar Sahib, Tarn Taran. The bricks collected for the construction also carried the son of Nur Din to Amiruddin. No. 1835 B: (1778 AD) Sardar Budus Singh Faisalpuria occupied Patti Pargana and brought Nur Din to Sarai and brought back the bricks of the Guru's house and started the construction work of the Guru Nagar Tarn Taran
Post visit drive to Khadur Sahib and upon arrival visit Angeetha Sahib and Shri Darbar Sahib
Gurdwara Angeetha Sahib: It is a historical fact that Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji lived at Khadur Sahib for a long period. He left for heavenly abode at Khadoor Sahib after performing many great religious, social & cultural activities. The place where Guru's last sacred rites were performed is given the name of Angitha Sahib Paatshahi Dusri. It is a historical fact that the Eight Gurus by their visit to Khadur Sahib, made this town of great historical importance.
Gurdwara Shri Darbar Sahib (Khadur Sahib): Khadur Sahib, district is a famous historical city of Amritsar. Adi Guru, Guru Nanak, in 1539 AD, appointed Guru Angad Dev Ji on the "Gurbani", ordering Khadur Sahib as a new center for Sikh faith. Guru Angad Dev developed from 1539 to 1552 AD, in particular Khadur Sahib as a Sikh preaching center. Mata Khivi was given the responsibility of this service to give a special form to langar practice in order to express the concept of Sangat-Pangat in practice. Gurmukhi script was developed and promoted for the promotion of Gurmat Gyan. Having built a Mall Akhara for physical healing. Emperor Humayun also lost to Sher Shah Suri and Khadoor Sahib was present in Guru Angad's court. 'Khadur Sahib' got the touch of Guru Nanak and the other Gurus. Guru Angad Dev was cremated at the shrine of Gurdwara Sri Darbar Sahib. Maharaja Ranjit Singh received the welfare of managing and developing the historical monuments of Khadur Sahib.
Afterwards proceed to Goindwal Sahib, visit Gurdwara Shri Baoli Sahib- With the order of Guru Angad Dev Ji, Guru Amar Das established a Sikh Evacuation Center for the holy historic city, Sri Goindwal Sahib. Guru Amar Das has created the Baoli Sahib with 84 stairs to dispel the spiritual and worldly intimacy of the Sangat, the sanctity of mind-mood, the low and the caste prejudice. This historic place, which is full of natural scenic beauty, beautiful and picturesque, is also ideal in the management. The compilation of the sacred book of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is also here with Baba Mohan ji Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth bani of 'Bohitha', also got the light of this beautiful land. Guru Amar Das was seated on the Gurdwara in 1552 AD. Akbar King also appeared very well to see the blessings of Guru Amar Das for spiritual trillies. The observance of Punjab's seasonal festival, Baisakhi, was started as a historic Sikh gathering fair.
Have Langar at Goindwal Sahib - the term used in Sikhism for the community kitchen in a Gurdwara where a free meal is served to all the visitors, without distinction of religion, caste, gender, economic status or ethnicity.
Move ahead to Firozpur and upon arrival visit National Martyr’s Memorial known as Bhagat Singh ki Samadhi (Approx. 10 Kms from Ferozpur and 16 Kms from Gurdwara Jaamani Sahib). Also visit Hussainiwala Border (1 Km from Bhagat Singh ki Samadhi), this border attracts a large number of audiences during its retreat ceremony that lasts for almost 40 minutes and it is being carried out every evening in a similar manner to that at Attari Border in Amritsar.
Move on to visit Gurdwara Shri Darbar Sahib Muktsar Sahib. Sri Darbar Sahib, Mukatsar Sahib is a holy land, in which Sahib Sahib-Kamal, Dashmesh father, Guru Gobind Singh, conquered the last covetous war against tyranny. This place's first name was Khidrana's dhab. From the battle of Chamkaur, Gurdev reached there by Machhwara, Alamgir, Raikot, Din Kangar, Kot Kapura. The enemy troops also reached here after pursuing the Guru. At this place, 21 Vaisak, 1762 B: (1705 CE), the warrior of Sirhind's governor, Wazir Khan, was killed in the battle. During this war, he also fell victim to martyrdom, which the Guru had brought to Bidwa during the period of Sri Anandpur Sahib. And they had to get martyrs to be 'Gurmukh' from 'Manmukh'. Mai Bhago was also seriously injured during this war, who, after recovering, remained at Guru Charan to the last.
Continue your drive to reach Bhatinda, Check-in at your hotel for overnight stay
Bhatinda –Talwandi Sabo (30 Kms / 40 Mins)
Talwandi Sabo - Delhi (300 Kms / 5 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Talwandi Sabo, upon arrival visit Takht Shri Damdama Sahib along with various other Gurdwara including Likhan Shar Kaur, Mata Sahib Kaur Ji and Mata Sunder Kaur Ji.
Takht Shri Damdama Sahib: Dashmesh Father Guru Gobind Singh purified the earth of Sri Kanshi Takht Damdama Sahib after the religious wars of Sri Anandpur Sahib, Chamkaur Sahib and Mukatsar for the first time in 1705 AD to bless his feet. The place that Guru Sahib opened the first time and made a lot of breath, he became famous in the same place as Takht Sri Damdama Sahib. At this holy place, Chaudhary Dule was decorated with pahul of Khande Bate. Before the pilgrimage to South, on the holy site of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred text of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib and the completion of the writing by the holy person Shaheed Bhai Mani Singh ji. Under the supervision of Shaheed Baba Deep Singh ji started the mint for teaching, writing and speaking the meaning of the Gurbani, and appointed Baba Deep Singh Ji as the Chief Servant of this place. In 1960, when the administration of this sanctuary came to the Shiromani Gurmukh Committee, Sant Harchand Singh Ji Longowal was appointed Jathedar. This Pravin Takht terminated the controversies related to Bhai Kahn Singh Nabha's work "Hum Hinduism". Near the sanctum sanctorum are: Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, Gun Nanaksar Sahib, Gujari Manji Sahib, Gu Wrocanarsar Sahib, Guj Jung Sahib, Burj Baba Deep Singh ji etc. are able to be present.
After Langar at Takht Shri Damdama Sahib, continue your drive back to Delhi via Fatehabad and Rohtak
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