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Travel, Food & Things To Do in Amritsar and Jaipur

2019-11-21
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Some Interesting Facts About Jaipur

Referred to as the Pink City of India – Jaipur has royalty in every aspect. A city of Rajputs, a home to 2 major UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Jaipur is both historically fascinating and aesthetically striking. It is the heart of Rajasthan, one of India’s most flamboyant states. Between rugged hills and besieged walls are a city bursting with colorful streets, chaotic bazaars and touristy buzz. In the midst of this mayhem, Jaipur’s fairy-tale grandeur is calm evoking. It is one of the few places where one can delve deep down the layers of time and learn in detail about […]
2019-11-20
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2 Days In Amritsar – The Ultimate Itinerary

Planning a short trip to Amritsar and looking out for the places to visit here to make the most of your holidays? Well, you are on the right page. We at City On Pedals make sure that our guests to our Holy city should be fully contented and satisfied with their tours. To make this happens we have given our tours a 360-degree approach that will help you visit each and every important place of this Heritage City. Starting from the much revered Golden Temple to a very important political and patriotic place – Wagah Border, from street food of […]
2019-11-19
Off Beat Places In Amritsar

Offbeat Places To Visit In Amritsar

Amritsar – a city of Amrit Sarovar, a Holy city of Golden Temple is mostly preferred by tourists from around the world because of the plethora of attractions that the city offers. Being well connected to all the major cities of India via rail, air, and road, Amritsar can be visited round the year with October – December being the best time of travel to this city. Developed and maintained as a Heritage city, the place offers various sites to its guests, some being world-famous but some considered as offbeat places, basically, those that do not conform to social norms. […]
2019-11-01
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550th Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrations

Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Baba Nanak or Nanak Shah – all are the names of the first of the Ten Gurus of Sikhs who is actually the founder of Sikh religion in the world. Sikhs believe that all subsequent Gurus possessed Guru Nanak’s divinity and religious authority. Considered as one of the august religious thinkers, his thoughts, views, and words have been cataloged in the form of 974 poetic hymns, which came to be known as “Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji” – the holy book of the Sikhs. Born in 1469 in the village of “Rai Bhoi di Talwandi” (now […]
2019-10-25
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Diwali In Jaipur

Diwali – the season of happiness, the month of lights, a series of lamps that glitter the buildings and roads, all this and much more happens in The Pink City during the biggest festival of India. Diwali typically means the festival of lights, a season that marks the beginning of the tourism season in Rajasthan, where probably people from all over the world visit here especially to see the lightening of the state. In Sanskrit, it means a series of Deepak (lamps). The city of Jaipur is decked up with lights to attract visitors from around the world. The main […]
2019-10-24
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Offbeat Places To Visit In Jaipur

The Royal city of Rajasthan is known for its rich culture and tradition, magnificent art and artifacts, and brilliant past. Various forts and monuments aren’t the only attractions of this Pink City, the intricate handicraft items and exquisite jewelry also catch the eyeballs of tourists. Jaipur is a magical city bursting with life, history and awe-inspiring architecture, lakes, sand dunes, and various markets. But there is much more to this city, most of which are not much explored and commercialized. Renowned by UNESCO, the city is a host to two Heritage sites, but from the point of concern of World […]
2019-10-23
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How To Spend A Morning In Jaipur

A historical yet charismatic city that provides a range of unique and fascinating activities and attractions for its tourists from around the world, Jaipur is a treat for World Tourism. For travel enthusiasts, there are a lot many places to visit in this Pink City like palaces, forts, and temples which can leave anybody spellbound. The city gives a plethora of places to visit which probably takes around a minimum of 4-5 days time to explore the city perfectly. Now the question is how and where to start from? Well, to answer this question, we from City On Pedals take […]
2019-10-22
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10 Things To Buy From Jaipur

The Pink City of India – Jaipur is best known for its historical architectural buildings and Its traditional culture. Apart from all this, it is also one of the biggest fashion hubs which are popular all over India. Shopping in Jaipur is a delight whether, from big malls or the local streets, the flavor of the State is evident everywhere. It is a real treat as there are some fabulous places that stock unique and high-quality items. Precious and semi-precious gems are most sought after along with blue pottery and textiles. Listing out the famous 10 Things that are peculiar […]
2019-10-22
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How To Wear A Punjabi Turban

In Punjab, one can spot many men wearing a turban. Well, the turban is tied not for the sake of fashion, but because it has a lot of significance in the lives of Punjabis. The Pagari (Indian Turban) is a headdress of Sikh men which is tied manually. Dastar – another name for Turban, is mandatory for all Khalsa – (Sikhs) and is adorned by them. Prominently worn by men the Pagdi is quite famous among the Amritdhari – (Initiated) Sikh women and as such, they also need to wear it. It is a religious requirement of the Sikhs to […]
2019-10-22
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Things To Do With Your Corporate Team In Amritsar

After completing a hard week at work, meeting deadlines, long hours of meeting, a break is a must for the one who is working in 9 to 5 jobs. Following such a monotonous schedule, life at times appears dull and requires a change! And in order to bring in the change, a corporate outing will always prove to be the ideal way of encouraging the team members and boosts them up. It is like breaking the ice between the associates and bringing them together along with their families and get to know them more by taking them to a corporate […]
2019-10-20
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The Ultimate Guide To The Street Food Of Amritsar

Think about the Oldest City of Punjab – Amritsar and your mind is instantly directed to the never-ending list of savory delights the country has to thank the state for. Signature Punjabi delicacies like Makki di Roti and Sarso ka Saag, Chicken Tikka, Lassi and Choley Bhature have transcended the state’s barrier and secured a place on several plates and hearts, both home and abroad. And then there are some hidden gems in the congested alleys and towns of the state still waiting to get its due. The Chicken and other non-vegetarian tandoori dishes take away the limelight when it […]
2019-10-18
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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Your First Trip To Amritsar

Planning a short trip to Amritsar and want to make the most of your holiday? Well, you are on the right page. We at City On Pedals make sure that our guests to our Holy city should be fully contented and satisfied with their tours. At various times, people ask us what are the key places that will make our trip most fun-loving and knowledgeable at the same time.  To guide them further on this point we have formulated a perfect itinerary – can be called a cheat sheet to take a 360-degree view of the city, its history, world-famous […]
2019-10-18
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5 Lesser-Known Travel Places In Jaipur

The royal city of Rajasthan is known for its rich culture and tradition, magnificent art and artifacts, and brilliant past. Various forts and monuments aren’t the only attractions of this pink city, the intricate handicraft items and exquisite jewelry also catch the eyeballs of tourists. Jaipur is a magical city bursting with life, history and awe-inspiring architecture, lakes, sand dunes, various markets. But there is much more to this city, most of which are not much explored and commercialized.  But from a tourist point of concern, these places are a must-visit as there dwell some interesting facts which need to […]
2019-10-17
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The Ultimate Guide To The Street Food Of Jaipur

Referred to as the Pink City of India – Jaipur has royalty in every aspect. A city of Rajputs, a home to 2 major UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Jaipur is both historically fascinating and aesthetically striking. It is the heart of Rajasthan, one of India’s most flamboyant states. Between rugged hills and besieged walls are a city bursting with colorful streets, chaotic bazaars and touristy buzz. In the midst of this mayhem, Jaipur’s fairy-tale grandeur is calm evoking. Regarded as a heaven for foodies, the place offers the royal treats of Rajasthan in its narrow bylanes that gives you pleasure […]
2019-10-17
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Hindu Traditions And Rituals To Observe In A Temple

Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as Sanatana Dharma “the eternal tradition”, or the “eternal way”, beyond human history. India with its overwhelming cultural diversity is rich with unique traditions that almost always amusing. These traditions can be magnificently seen in all the Hindu temples across India. A Hindu temple often called “Mandir” is a spiritual destination for many Hindus, as well as landmarks around which ancient arts, community celebrations, and the economy have flourished. Being a symbolic house and an abode of God, the symbolism and structure […]
2019-10-15
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Diwali: India’s Biggest Festival

The warmth of families & friends, homes filled with the sweet smell of delightful sweets, candlelights, earthen lamps, and the chill of the upcoming winter season, that’s how we’d like to paint a perfect picture of Diwali celebration in India. Diwali—the “festival of lights” is the biggest festival in India, mainly celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains around the world. Commemorating the victory of good over evil and knowledge over ignorance, it is also an opportunity for people to move on, let go of the past grudges, and make merry. There is an interesting phase of history connected to this […]
2019-10-12
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5 Popular Punjabi Foods Not To Be Missed In Amritsar

Amritsar – a land of Kings, Emperors and Pure Punjabis. A tour to the city will be considered incomplete if you do not do these 3 things – A visit to the World Famous Religious place Golden Temple, Enjoying the beating Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border and having a delicious meal at the most famous places of Amritsar. The food in the city is the most loved thing by World travelers. This love for food is evident in its sheer number of eating joints covering all the major and strategic parts of the city. Search for one and you will […]
2019-10-12
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Vegetarian Punjabi Food Guide

Think Punjab and your mind is instantly directed to the never-ending list of savory delights the country has to thank the state for. Signature Punjabi delicacies like Makki di Roti and Sarso ka Saag, Chicken Tikka, Lassi and Choley Bhature have transcended the state’s barrier and secured a place on several plates and hearts, both home and abroad. And then there are some hidden gems in the congested alleys and towns of the state still waiting to get its due. The Chicken and other non-vegetarian tandoori dishes take away the limelight when it comes to talking about Punjabi cuisine. But […]
2019-10-11
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Non-Vegetarian Punjabi Food Guide

The one district of Punjab that is thronged by foodies from all over the world is Amritsar. It holds religious, cultural and political significance because of its World famous Golden Temple and Wagah Border among the tourists. Considering that the place is also called the Culinary Capital of Punjab, people from across the globe enjoy the food. It has many varieties of Non-vegetarian food that adds to its taste and probably compels one to take a halt and enjoy rich delicacies of the city. We have certain handpicked non-veg delights that are sure not to be missed by any guest […]
2019-10-09
5 Relevant Souvenirs To Buy From Amritsar

5 Relevant Souvenirs To Buy From Amritsar

With its proud past, glorious present and a promising future, Amritsar has a dazzling showcase of composite culture and secular heritage. Amritsar is not just bhangra or Giddha, Sarson ka saag and Makki ki Roti, it is an attitude and a way of life, despite the modern winds blowing, the city still enshrines and exudes its essential cultural identity. There is some uniqueness in the Amritsari products. Be it Parandi, Phulkari, Jutti or the famous Papad Warian – (Dry Papad Snacks). Most of the tourist who comes to Amritsar, want to shop for these amazing things as a Souvenir of […]
2019-10-08
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Guided Walking Tours Now In Jaipur

India – a land of rich Culture & Heritage, of stories and facts, of Mughals and Emperors, of beauty and heroism, of big monuments and accessible markets. Such a city that is inculcated with all these features is Jaipur. Ruled by Rajputs in the past, this Capital City of Rajasthan has a beautiful amalgamation of our Royal past and a modern future. If we talk about our Indian History, Jaipur is sure to hold an important place. Being home to grand forts, temples, palaces, and museums, Jaipur is also home to various local handicraft bazaars and famous street food. Regarded […]
2019-09-30
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5 Things We Get To Eat Only In Amritsar

The Culinary Capital of India – Amritsar is a home for foodies around the world. Everything in this city revolves around food – be it prayers, festivals or socializing, the food is never to be missed or lagged behind by its travelers and visitors. You could say the food is the second-biggest attraction here, after the Golden Temple. Its the fondness of its food that brings in a herd of the tourists from far and near. If you haven’t tried the traditional Amritsari food during your visit to Punjab you basically haven’t visited at all. If you thought “patriotic” food […]
2019-09-27
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5 Famous Hindu Temples In Amritsar

Amritsar – one of the Heritage cities chosen by HRIDAY – Heritage City Development & Augmentation Yojana Scheme of Government of India today, was actually founded by fourth Sikh Guru – Shree Guru Ram Dass Ji and is also called “Ramdaspur”. Also referred to as Holy City, it is believed to be the central point of Sikh faith with the most revered “Golden Temple” arguably called the “World Headquarters for Sikhism”. Being an attractive destination for World Tourism, the place has many historic sites that have gone through the beautification and renovation process under the HRIDAY scheme with Heritage Walk […]
2019-09-25
Langar Seva

Langar Seva: A Self-less Service Towards Mankind

As a symbol of Equality and a move towards innovative charity programs for people belonging to all castes, creed, color, status, religion and social status, a Free Food Seva was started by the First Guru of Sikhs – Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This particularly means of serving Free Food in Gurudwaras to teach everyone a virtue of sitting and eating with the community besides providing a welcome, secure and protected sanctuary to all. This is mainly to initiate the idea of “The Light of God is in all Hearts”. “Langar” means “Free Food for All”. The place where it is […]
2019-09-23
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Punjabi Fashion: Shop like a local

Punjab – The Land of Five Rivers (“Panj” means “Five” and “Ab” means “Water”) has a rich culture and tradition that defines the serenity of the land. Distinguished and popular across the globe, the state has a unique, colorful and extravagant culture to offer to the world. Apart from the food and hospitality of the people here, another aspect that attracts people around the globe are the colorful and fancy clothes of Punjabis. Like the culture of Punjab is exuberant, so are the dresses of the land and the colors depicted in it. Punjab contains one of the oldest and […]
2019-09-21
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Popular Street Desserts in Amritsar

Everyone who ever visited Amritsar knows: Amritsar is all about the food. Well, not all of the food but there are certain favourite food items that have something common in them. That is – Oil, sugar, ghee and butter. These ingredients play a vital role not just in Amritsar’s food culture but in a Punjabi man’s round belly! You are right, the Punjabis are famous for their healthy, round figure. But don’t think they try to hide it! On the contrary. It is a matter of pride. While the food in Amritsar stands above all street food and snacks provide […]
2019-09-21
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Amritsari Kulcha Alias Amritsari Naan

If you haven’t tried the traditional Amritsari Kulcha during your visit to Punjab you basically haven’t visited at all. If you thought “patriotic” food doesn’t exist then you were wrong. There is nothing more than Amritsari’s are more proud of than their traditional breakfast – The Amritsari Kulcha.  A family won’t have a weekend without a proper Kulcha Breakfast at their favorite Kulcha walla shop.  But what makes it so admirable? It is the way it is manifested with butter and the stuffing. A good crispy kulcha with a good amount of butter all over it merges the crispiness and […]
2019-09-21
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Khalsa College: A part of Our Rich Heritage

A focal point of Sikh faith, a pivot of Punjab politics, a nursery of defence pool, an alert sentinel at the Indo-Pak border, Amritsar is the place where the first Sikh Army was raised by the sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji. With its proud past, glorious present and a promising future, Amritsar has a dazzling showcase of composite culture and secular heritage. Amritsar is not just bhangra or Giddha, Sarson ka saag and Makki ki Roti, it is an attitude and a way of life, despite the modern winds blowing, the city still enshrines and exudes its essential cultural identity. […]
2019-09-21
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5 Popular Breakfast of Amritsar

Amritsar – one of the most important cities of Punjab, often termed as the Culinary Capital of India when it comes to food or cuisine. The city is a beautiful blend of food, tradition and culture. Apart from being the Holy City of Golden Temple which is revered around the world, it has also got everything to satisfy your taste buds with all the rich treats it provides. From piping hot stuffed kulchas to buttery lassis, Amritsar is a paradise for food lovers. It may be due to the fertile soil of Punjab, the fact of being the “Pond of […]
2019-09-21
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Mata Lal Devi Temple in Amritsar

Being an iconic city that represents the true essence of Punjab, Amritsar is also home to numerous temples and gurudwaras that are grand, eclectic and spiritually uplifting. Although it is the holiest city for Sikh pilgrims travelers of all faith and interests visit this beautiful place in Punjab. Amritsar today is a thriving city with active trade and tourism industries. The tourist is very active these days due to the recent developments taken place under the HRIDAY project in the city. Various historical and religious places are attracting the tourist due to the beautification and the renovation work done in […]
2019-09-20
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Non-Alcoholic Drinks of Amritsar’s Street

Amritsar, a synonym that goes well with food and lip-smacking beverages, has a profusion of mocktails and coolers available at your dispense. Being home to some of the most important Heritage & Cultural sites, it is estimated that over 1.5 Lakh people visit this town which is of great importance to them from its religious and historical point of view. Often heard as the Culinary Capital of Punjab, the city of Golden Temple has some interesting and most popular must-try drinks that you cannot miss during your tour to the Holy City. Many street-side shops tucked away in small lanes […]
2019-09-16
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5 Lesser-Known Travel Places in Amritsar

Hailed as the “Home of all Virtues” (Sifti Da Ghar), Amritsar has a dazzling showcase of composite culture and secular heritage. With a proud past, a glorious present and a promising future, the city are rightly called the “Mukut-Mani” (The Jewel of Crown) of Punjab. A focal point of Sikh faith, a pivot of Punjab politics, a nursery of defense pool and an alert sentinel at the Indo-Pak border, it is a city that is like a diamond with many facets. The true spirit of the city is found not only in its art & architecture, fairs & festivals, folk […]
2019-09-13
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Navratri: Festival And 5 Popular Food Items

The Holy City is preparing, as Navratri is around the corner with 9 days of festivities beginning at the end of this month. The fast will begin in India on 29th September 2019 and will go on till 7th October 2019. Endowed with a great significance, it is one of the festivals of the Hindu tradition that is celebrated twice in a year, with great fanfare. “Nava”- meaning ‘Nine’ and “Ratri”- meaning ‘Night’, this literally means the Nine Nights of Divinity. These nine nights and days are dedicated to worshipping Goddess Durga’s nine divine forms. Apart from showering offerings to […]
2019-09-06
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Exploring The World’s Biggest Community Kitchen Inside The Golden Temple

Located in the city of Amritsar, Sri Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib is one of the prominent pilgrimage sites of Sikhism. Arguably referred to as the World Headquarter for Sikhism, the place attracts many tourists from around the globe. Apart from being the central religious place of the Sikhs, it is also a symbol of human brotherhood and equality. Everybody, irrespective of caste, creed or race can seek spiritual solace and religious fulfilment without any hindrance. It also represents the distinct identity, glory, and heritage of the Sikhs. About Sri Harmandir Sahib Built at a level lower than […]
2019-07-20
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Reviews Debacle by Travel India With Peace on TripAdvisor

Update 2019-07-29 13:35 IST: I think all of the reviews that I reported have been removed. I also took to the Owner’s Forum on TripAdvisor to share my thoughts on this whole situation It breaks my heart to see someone who was trained under me to have resorted to fraud. Aman, who I hired back on March 2018 to handle our tour operations, was a gem employee and a top-performer. I trusted him with all the aspects of the business and gave him the full authority to make decisions. But then he was found cheating and conducting fraud and so […]
2019-04-13
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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Facts And A Century Later

Vaisakhi is observed as a mark of the new year in Sikh culture and the beginning of the harvest season. Although the freshness of the festivity and happiness is all around on this day, it has also a blood spot marked to its name for the year 1919 in the saga of India’s independence from the British Empire. As they said, “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it“, but the fight for independence was never so easy as it may now seem. Thousands of Bravehearts have given their lives so we can breathe in the air of independent […]
2019-04-13
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Vaisakhi – A festival that will make Amritsar on your travel wishlist for 2019

The granary of India supplying surplus food grain to the whole country, where most of the land is devoted to the agricultural activities. Also as a part of the interesting fact, Punjab has agriculture and cultivation in its name itself. The British state of Punjab before the time of India’s independence had five rivers (Jehlum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Indus and Satluj) flowing through it, which marked its name as Punj(five) + Aab(waters) and making it one of the most fertile lands for the agriculture in the world. As going through agriculture, one of the most prominent festivals for farmers of […]
2018-10-11
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Langoor Mela Amritsar – Hindu festival that will creep you out

Prior warning: this is not for the faint of heart! Just when you think you have seen it all, that’s when India will put something in front of you making you feel you might have just scratched the surface. Of all the beliefs, superstitions and rituals that travelers come to the country to experience, this festival might actually creep the hell out of some. Allow us to share what’s happens every year in a small temple next to the world-famous Durgiana Mandir, secret and hidden but extremely famous in the country for during the 10-days festival of Navratri. History One […]
2018-06-14
Why you should travel?

Why you should Travel?

“Go over the mountains or into the oceans or maybe get lost in the woods, perhaps this the way you will become a traveler” Wake up, work, sleep, repeat. Isn’t it a way too monotonous? But this is what most of the people do and thus, are into stressful life. Get an escape from this routine and travel as far as you can. Wake up in forest paradise, see the glaciers, listen to waves hitting the shore and seek other souls. A voyage to find the hidden self Be a traveler instead of being a tourist Explore like a local […]
2018-06-12
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Aam Papad – A Highly Irresistible Indian Street Food

Amritsar, the golden city is filled up with spicy, sweet and buttery food. Since this holy city is known for its heritage, apart from Golden Temple and Wagah Border, there are many more places to visit. You will also encounter hundreds of food stalls to kill your hunger. One thing is for sure if you are in Amritsar, there will be times when your belly will be all filled up. But here we have something different, something to digest your food, that is Aam Papad. ‘Aam Papad’, this word is enough to give you flashbacks of your golden days. It […]
2018-06-06
Top 11 Street Food dishes of Amritsar you should never miss

Top 11 Street Food dishes of Amritsar you should never miss

Amritsar, the cardio of Punjab known for its heritage and more for its local food. The food of Amritsar highlights the magic in the hands of ages old vendors. For vegetarians to chicken lovers, this vibrant city has got choices over the best food items you will ever have. Your cheat day will be worth cheating for your tongue if you are on the streets of Amritsar. Here’s the list of best street foods in Amritsar. Aloo Kulcha Lassi Gulab Jamun And Jalebi Aam Papad Roasted Momo Nutri kulcha Masala Chai Kulfa Puri-Chana Kali Daal from Kesar da Dhaba Butter […]
2018-05-02
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A Journey To Preserve The National Heritage – Gurmeet S Rai

In the world where people have confined themselves to just “me”, “my” and “myself” there’s a lady who goes beyond it and works to conserve our national heritage. Meet, Mrs Gurmeet Sangha Rai, Director of the Cultural Resource Conservation Initiatives in India. She is also working with “UNESCO” for preparing cultural heritage policy for Punjab. The firm CRCI is taking care of many projects regarding heritage foundation, conservation and training associated with it. What projects is she involved in Important to have beliefs and stay true to them What more can be done to improve tourism in Amritsar Her message […]
2018-04-23
Himalayan cities you can visit after Amritsar

Himalayan cities you can visit after Amritsar

A full week getaway can be the most delightful experience. From fun activities to great food of Punjab and perfect picturesque views of the Himalayas give you the best way to escape from your hectic life. Explore the highlights of North India, including the Himalayan escapades and divine journey of Amritsar. Here is an 8-day itinerary for specially curated for Amritsar, Dalhousie and Mcleodganj which includes the best things to do, places to visit and food to eat of North India. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Amritsar Amritsar is known as the Golden […]
2018-04-11
The Ultimate Amritsar Bucket List

The Ultimate Amritsar Bucket List

Amritsar, home to one of the most religious places “GOLDEN TEMPLE”. It not only binds the beliefs of Sikhs but is also an attraction for the people across the world. It was founded back in the 16th century. It is the second-most populous city in Punjab. Also, it is the most visited place in the world. On average, it is frequented by around 1,00,000 visitors on weekends. The city is walled by 12 gates. This city is well known for its rich cultural practices, cuisine, and heritage. This iconic city portraits the nationalistic character of Punjab. The day starts peacefully […]
2018-04-04
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Pul Kanjari – A Forgotten Historic Site in Amritsar

Amritsar held a very prominent place during the era of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1800-1840. Considered to be the Golden Era of Punjab in which Amritsar was fortified, he also used to travel to Lahore frequently and due to that, some places rose to prominence along his way. One of the most historically prominent places and a marvel of architecture near Amritsar, also used as a rest house by the king was Pul Kanjari. History Points of Interest How to reach Pul Kanjari One the very few places that have been left in its historic form and well preserved, it […]
2018-03-15
6 Consumer rights Amritsar people should know about

6 Consumers Rights Amritsar People Should Know About

Consumer rights are provided by the government of India, in order to give information about the quality, potency, quantity, purity, price, and standards of goods and services to the consumers. Consumer protection law was brought into action in 1986, and a body was formed to protect consumers from any unfair practice of trade. Government bodies and many NGOs actively making Indian consumers aware of these rights. We all have seen “Jago Grahak Jago” ads on Doordarshan and other TV channels but many of us never gave a thought to read about the rights thoroughly. There are 6 basic consumer rights […]
2018-03-08
Influential Women from Amritsar

8 Influential women from Amritsar every local should know about

From the time of Jhansi Ki Rani to Mithali Raj, women have always risen up their voice for their rights and fought their battles instead of restricting and limiting their boundaries. They are the shining stars of hope and inspiration to many women across the country. On this International Women’s Day we are honouring women, who are unstoppable, fearless, fighters and are well known for their remarkable performance in their fields. Here are the 8 influential women from Amritsar who are known for their exemplary performance in their respective fields.   1. Dr Kiran Bedi She is the first woman […]
2018-03-06

Emergency Contact Details for Travelers in Amritsar

Golden temple is ranked among India’s top tourist places which makes Amritsar to one of the most visited places in the country. The tourists have a safe and homely feel in Amritsar and we hope the same for you but does emergency come with a prior notice! The following Amritsar emergency contacts are for the troublesome situation you may find yourself in. Being in a foreign land can make it difficult to get a right solution to the whole scenario.This list of the Amritsar emergency contacts come handy and it is better to be prepared for not so pleasant times. […]
2018-02-19
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10 places to get currency exchange in Amritsar

Amritsar is one the most visited places in the world. Over a hundred thousand tourists from all around the globe visit the holy city every day. Harmandir Sahib aka Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh has been the main point of interest among the visitors. The city is also famous for the rich street food it has to offer. Some surveys concluded that it has now majorly become a two-night stay city and travelers often increase their stay because of several other major attraction and activities like Sada Pind, Gobindgarh Fort and of course our must-try Bicycle Tour. One of our […]
2018-02-13
5 Things to do on Valentine's Day in Amritsar

5 Things to do on Valentine Day in Amritsar

The month of love has already arrived. The Valentine’s week is almost in its final rounds. The Rose day and the chocolate day have already gone. So everyone is preparing to take their dates out on the valentine’s day to spend some time together, to know each more and enjoy each other’s company. Start with Gurdasram Jalebi Wala Walk around Company Bagh Feed your hunger at Monu Kulcha Hut Sit under nature at the Rose Garden Sunset: The Rising of your Love story Being an Amritsari startup we always try to serve you the best. Whether it’s about food, places […]
2018-02-07
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The Magnificent Parade at the India-Pakistan Wagah Border

Being an Indian you can never get really settle with the Patriotism you have got in your blood. Why wouldn’t it be? After all, we have got freedom after 200 years of struggle. We still get goosebumps and sometimes even shed tears while watching Patriotic movies. I still remember how loud I used to sing the National Anthem while standing in the school assembly during my school days. I’ve got a chance to witness the Wagah Border Parade ceremony in last summers. It is the lowering of the flags ceremony which has been practiced daily by the Para Military force […]
2018-01-30
City On Pedals got featured in the local newspaper in Amritsar

City On Pedals Got Featured In A Local Newspaper of Amritsar

Serendipity! We were on our regular tour with our guests from Australia, father and daughter duo. We were in the middle of our tour and reached the famous Gurdasram Jalebi wale. While we were enjoying our sweet jalebis, some kind locals, curious about our outfit (safety helmets and reflective jerseys), walked up to our bicycles and asked us who we were and what it was all about. As I was explaining to them about our new way of promoting tourism in an eco-friendly way on bicycles, one of the locals revealed that he was a press reporter for a local […]
2018-01-21
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EAAS – Experience as a Service in the Tourism Industry

Japan spoils you. It provides you with the amazing experiences of service at convenience stores, railway offices, restaurants; well everywhere. I have had the luxury to live in Japan for over 4 years and it has completely changed my perspective of how businesses and customers interact with each other. I am not just talking about the big players like NTT, Softbank, 7 Eleven or Japan Railways, I also talk about the local Mom and Pop stores like that ramen place down the street or the shop that sells stationery goods in a shopping district in front of the train station […]
2018-01-14

Exhaustive Guide For Travelers To Buying And Using a Sim Card in India

Planning travel to India, you might want to stay in touch with your family and friends back there and would need to use internet services here in India. Using the international roaming services provided by your countrified provider could be quite expensive. So buying a sim card in India would be the best option available. Here in this blog, we will tell you the complete process of buying and using a sim in India along with which service provider you should use and whether the Indian sim would work on your phone. let’s walk you through the various steps you […]
2018-01-13
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11 Useful Apps for Travelers in India 2019

Travelling in India is a rewarding experience. Whether you are fanatic individual planning to spend your next vacation in India or a traveller who wants to explore the beauty, culture, and heritage of India, travel planning is necessary. Nowadays, travel planning is a lot easier than before with a number of apps available. We have delved and catalogued 11 apps categorized into 7 parts that are most useful if you want a smooth travelling experience in India. Maps Google Maps If you have a good internet connection in India, there is nothing compared to Google Maps. This app helps you […]
2018-01-10
First time in Amritsar - What to do, see, eat

First Time Traveling to Amritsar – Things To Do, See, Eat

I love Amritsar! Its been around 2 years that I am back in my city and every time I go to my tours with travelers to show them the spectacular places and the hidden gems, I am amazed by the beautiful sights and people I come across, not to mention the amazing vibes. It has been my dream to see Amritsar on the top of the world travelers’ bucket list and I am overwhelmed to see so many families, couples & solo travellers wandering around my city. I have been asked many times about all the things a first-time traveller […]
2018-01-07
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Kulcha – The Amritsari Naan

Kulcha is a soft textured bread and is a local variation of the naan. Kulcha is a Punjabi dish that is made by leavening (fermenting and aerating) the maida. It is an Indian flatbread which is prominent in North India, especially Amritsar and Delhi. But on the basis of popularity and quantity of consumption Amritsari Kulchas top the list. Kulcha is specifically a breakfast dish due to its high amount of calories but is available in the restaurants till evening satisfying gastronomic delight. So here we are going to tell you the basic ingredients, its serving style and various other […]
2017-12-29
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Amritsar 1 Day Itinerary

Amritsar is a charismatic and historical city that provides many different places of attraction. Amritsar would ideally require two days to explore it to the full extent but if time and other factors allow you only one day’s time to discover the city, this is just for you. The City On Pedals’ 1-day itinerary has been specially crafted to help the travellers explore the most important and popular places of the city including the most famous food places to fuel you for the day. The day is divided into 2 parts – the first focuses on visiting the heritage places […]
2017-12-21
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A Quick Guide To The Heritage City Of Amritsar

We have done extensive research and compiled a list of things that every traveller must know before or while travelling to Amritsar. We are committed to reshaping the perspective of Amritsar Tourism and this here is a small token of gratitude to the fellow travellers. Hope this helps. Weather in Amritsar How To Reach Transport Local Delights Cuisine Weather in Amritsar? Summer Season It starts in the month of April and lasts until June. The season is very hot and the temperature reaches up to 49 degrees Celsius. Travellers generally avoid this season because of the scorching heat. Monsoon Season […]
2017-12-21
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City On Pedals – Guided Bicycle Tours in Amritsar

There is a large gap between what Amritsar has to offer and what the travelers customarily experience. That being the case, our team is constantly trying to reduce the gap and provide the travelers with untapped experience of Amritsar. With that in mind, we sought to start the blogging portfolio with the kick-off blog on how this startup came about. The company is a venture by Rishabh and Michelle who have also started a kindergarten school. While discussing with Rishabh about how he came up with this idea, he elucidates that in Amritsar certain invaluable places have not received the […]