Since the inception of Amritsar in the 16th century with the Golden Temple at its heart, the city has been through some massive transformations with each one leaving its mark on the city. With this slow-paced walking tour, allow us to walk you through the historical turn of events, the lives and times of the generations of locals dwelling around the most important monument of the Sikh religion as we pass through the narrow streets and bylanes.

Learn in detail about one of the most exuberant cities in Indian history with our curated heritage walk of Amritsar that goes through the first government office of the British at the Town Hall and the Saragarhi Gurdwara, into an ancient fortress turned one of the very important trade centers of the city, across the most popular shopping streets for wedding bangles and household utensils. Visit some of the very old but forgotten temples and meditation centers whose inside premises never got to see any natural light.

Our expert guides will share their research and knowledge about the history of the Sikh religion and some of the ancient battles fought by the rulers, the onset of the British Rule and its impact while we get a sneak peek into the lives of the locals. We will also get to taste some of the most popular street food of Amritsar like puri chhole, karah, lassi, and mouthwatering local sweets.

This curated heritage walk of Amritsar has been extremely popular amongst solo-travelers, couples, and families who are looking for in-depth local and off-the-beaten experiences. Many of the most beautiful, picture-perfect places of the old Amritsar and its locals are covered in this guided tour for some amazing photography. Also regarded as a mini food tour of Amritsar, our heritage walk is a teaser of the secret culinary activities of the locals.

For the bicycle tour version, check out our Amritsar Heritage Bicycle Tour.

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Our Amritsar Heritage Walking Tour is designed to complement the Amritsar Golden Temple Walking Tour, which offers a deep insight into the Sikh religion and history. Together, both tours will give you the complete Amritsar experience while offering an exhilarating way to see this magical city.

Tour details

Tour Schedule

Start Time
Daily 7:00 am
17th Oct – 13th Mar
Daily 6:00 am
14th Mar – 16th Oct
Assemble Place

Partition Museum, Town Hall, Amritsar

Total Distance

3 km (approx)


2.5 hours (approx)

Group size
Price per participant
1 – 3
₹ 800 / USD 14
4 – 7
₹ 650 / USD 11
8 – 10
₹ 600 / USD 10
Hostel guest
₹ 600 / USD 10

Private tour starts from ₹ 5000 / USD 75 for a group of 4 to 6 participants

Price includes street food tasting
Group size is the number of participants during booking and is not related to the total number of participants during the tour

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  • Town Hall aka the Partition Museum (starting point)
  • Saragarhi Gurdwara
  • Qila Ahluwalia – an ancient shopping district
  • Ancient Passage (Bangle bazar)
  • Darshan Deori (the hanging Gurdwara)
  • Utensils Market (Bartan bazar)
  • Baba Bohar
  • Thakurdwara Dariana Mal
  • Traditional Mud Wrestling Arena
  • Crawling Street
  • Galliara
  • Sangalwala Akhara
  • Tea export street
  • Jalebiwala Chowk – a traditional Indian sweets crossing
  • Golden Temple Heritage Street
  • Mata Longawala Mandir


  • Guided walking tour with friendly English speaking tour guide aka storyteller
  • History overview and explanation of famous and interesting sites in Amritsar
  • Water bottle
  • Local street food tasting (up to 3-4 dishes)
  • Warm gloves (in the winter time)
  • Sharing of pictures taken by the storytellers

Additional Information

Other important information

  • We provide tours in English, Hindi, and Punjabi. Tours in other languages may be offered upon request
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Strongly advised to wear clothing covering full arms and legs as it is mandatory for entering most of the religious places
  • Recommended not to bring anything heavy with you for smoother and enjoyable tour. However, you may bring your phones, pocket cameras and some money (in case you would like to buy something on the way)
  • Recommended to leave all other personal belongings at your current place of stay
  • Operates in all weather conditions except rains. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Please note that the street food and meals may not conform to recommended national or international standards of hygiene
  • Please advise any specific requirements at the time of booking. Eg, allergies in food items, etc
  • Recommended to use the toilets before joining for the tour
  • Required to accept the conditions mentioned in the WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIM page

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