Cheap Flights to Amritsar

What can I do in Amritsar?

The old part of town is where most of the attractions are, such as Harmandir Sahib, otherwise known as the Golden Temple, a holy shrine to Sikhism, then there is Jallianwala Bagh—a memorial built to commemorated to martyred peaceful protestors, and the Durgiana Temple, the prominent Hindu temple in Amritsar.

If you’d like to head outside the city for some wide-open spaces, then make for the Harike Wetland, one of the largest of its kind in the country, and perfect for keen bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Solo travellers to India should read our travel guide.

What airlines fly to Amritsar?

When is the best time to book? 

What are the visa requirements?

  • Australian nationals must have a visa, but are eligible for an Indian e-Visa. For updates and information, please go to the Foreign Affairs Smart Traveller site, and their dedicated page on India.

How long is the flight to Amritsar?

  • Adelaide to Amritsar – 23-24 hours
  • Brisbane to Amritsar – 20-24 hours
  • Melbourne to Amritsar – 25-26 hours
  • Perth to Amritsar – 18-22 hours
  • Sydney to Amritsar – 22-23 hours

When is the best time to visit Amritsar?

  • Winter is the best time to visit Amritsar, when daily averages are 11-23°C.

What are the average costs in Amritsar?

  • Buying a cappuccino in Amritsar costs 95INR ($1.85).
  • The currency is in Indian Rupee (INR).

What airport will I arrive at?

  • Amritsar Airport (ATQ) is the main airport for Amritsar. This hub features foreign exchange counters, restaurants, ATMs, duty-free shops, and free WiFi.

How to get from the airport into Amritsar?

  • A taxi to Amritsar from the airport will cost you 300-500INR ($6-9).
  • Buses are the main form of public transportation.

Any useful tips?

  • Haggling for your taxi fare is pretty normal, just make sure you agree a price before you hop in if your driver is not prepared to put on the meter.
  • It is advised that you dress conservatively, especially if you are visiting religious sites.

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of September 2017

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