Amritsar, is bordered with numerous ancient sanctified temples and gurudwaras that mirror the rich cultural mosaic of the city. Laden with splendid beauty, Amritsar attracts many tourists from around the globe and is thronged by many tourists all the year round. The quest of exploring the spiritual ambiance of this holy city is solved by adequate facilities of transportation in Amritsar.
Amritsar is well connected by air, rail and by road. The bus services are available from Ambala, Delhi, Jammu, Chandigarh, Ferozpur, which connect to Amritsar thus making the commuting and transportation in Amritsar convenient for its tourists. The railways are well linked with Calcutta, Varanasi, Delhi, Wagah Border and Bombay and rest of India. Amritsar can also be reached by air and the airlines that provide services include Indian Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways and Turkmenistan Airlines among others. The main airport in Amritsar is the Raja Sansi Airport and it is located at an approximate distance of 10 kilometers from the city.
As you board down at Amritsar you might be crowded with different travel agents asking you several questions. But it is recommended to contact the official tourism office to avoid the chances of getting cheated. Local transportation in Amritsar like the cycle rickshaws, city buses and taxis are available at affordable rates, and everywhere within the city. It is suggested to know the travel rates before hiring these services. Many of the tour operators are also well informed about the local transportation rates and one can even take their help, if needed. With good knowledge about the city and keeping the head on the shoulders, your trip to Amritsar can be a memorable one.
Last Updated On: 2011/07/08