Brief about the Destination: Sri Harmandir Sahib, also known as Sri Darbar Sahib or  Golden Temple, is the holliest Gurudwara and is one of the Five Takhts of Sikhism. Sri Harmandir Sahib  is one of the most traveled tourist destinations in India.

Places to visit within Golden Temple: Akal Takhat Sahib,Darshani Deori, Nishan Sahib Miri Piri, Dukh bhanjan Beri, Har Ki Pauri, Central Sikh Museum, Langar Hall (Community Kitchen)

Location: Sri Harmandir Sahib is located in Amritsar city  which is  situated in northern Punjab state of north western India which  lies about 25 km east of the border with Pakistan.

Route: Chandigarh-Kurali-Ropar-Nawan Sahar-Banga-Phagwara-Jalandhur-Amritsar.

Distance from Chandigarh: 250 K.Ms

Accommodation: Accommodation is available within the Golden Temple complex and its periphery.

General Information:

  • Altitude above sea level: 234 Meters
  • Temperature: Maximum Minimum

         Summer                 39                 25

          Winter                    15                 04

  • Best season to visit: Sri Harmandir Sahib can be  visited at any time during the year. However, the best season is from October to March.


  • Clothing: Summer: Light cotton, Winter: Woolens


  • Language: Punjabi, Hindi, English & Urdu


  • Items to carry: Required medicines etc.


Any other information: Local rules must be followed while visiting Religious places, Wagah Border etc. Langar is available at Golden Temple  where  tea,  breakfast, lunch and dinner is served to the tourists.