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. Traveling: A voyage to find the hidden self We have a norm that traveling is just visiting a new […]
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 if you are on the streets of Amritsar. Here’s the list of best street foods in Amritsar. 1. Aloo Kulcha The kulcha of Amritsar is world famous. What makes it so admirable is the stuffing. The seasoning in the kulcha is basically of the […]
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? Mrs Rai does not bound herself to just one city, she has contributed in saving and making the management plans for […]
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. Amritsar Amritsar is known as the Golden City of north India, located about 50 km from the Pakistan border. […]
2018-04-11
The Ultimate Amritsar Bucket List

The Ultimate Amritsar Bucket List

Amritsar, home to one of the most religious place “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 16th century. It is the second most populous city in Punjab. Also, it is the most visited place in the world. On an 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 […]
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. One the very few places that have been left in its historic form and well preserved, it has recently caught a lot of attention of the […]
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 to […]
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. Being an Amritsari startup we always try to serve you the best. Whether it’s about food, places or shopping we always research and come out with the best for you. This time we have come up with a blog that will precisely help to make your Valentine’s […]
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? Afterall 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 been0 practised daily by the Para Military force of […]
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 Jalebiwale. 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 newspaper. […]
2018-01-21
Experience as a Service

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 write-up, 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. 1. Documentation for buying a sim in India […]
2018-01-13
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11 Useful Apps for Travelers in India

Traveling in India is a rewarding experience. Whether you are a fanatic individual planning to spend your next vacation in India or a traveler 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 traveling 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 […]
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 flabbergasted 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 travelers wandering around my city. I have been asked many times about all the things a first-time traveler […]
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 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.   Making of the Kulcha & ingredients The ingredients used in its making are maida, salt, stuffing (the […]
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 travelers explore the most important and popular places of the city including the most famous food places to fuel you for the day. Get Started The day is divided into 2 parts – the first focuses on visiting […]
2017-12-21
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A Quick Guide To The Heritage City Of Amritsar

We have done an extensive research and compiled a list of things that every traveler must know before or while traveling to Amritsar. We are committed to reshaping the perspective of Amritsar Tourism and this here is a small token of gratitude to the fellow travelers. Hope this helps. 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. Travelers generally avoid this season because of the scorching heat. Monsoon Season July to October marks the monsoon season. The city […]
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 […]