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Amritsar Tour Ideas

The Golden City of Amritsar Walking Tour

The Golden City of Amritsar Walking Tour
4 hours
USD 69.00
From the horrors of the Butcher of Amritsar to the legend of the pool of eternal happiness, this Amritsar walking tour will teach you about the people, places, and events that have shaped Punjab. You’ll wander through back alleys and bazaars, and take a trip through 400 years of history, culture, and tradition.

Private Tour: Golden Temple and Wagah Border with Punjabi Lunch

 Private Tour: Golden Temple and Wagah Border with Punjabi Lunch
10 hours
USD 53.00
Amritsar is a captivating mix of culture and busy streets and is often referred to as Punjab's major commercial and cultural center. Visit the Golden Temple and the Jalliawala Bagh and devour the local flavors of Punjab with Amritsari Kulcha (Hot potato bread) and Sweet Lassi (sweetened yogurt) for lunch. Learn all about the heroic legends of Sikhism and its significance in the freedom movement of India. Proceed to witness the highly choreographed flag down ceremony, performed at the Indo-Pak border.

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Amritsar Airport (ATQ) Taxi Service

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Official Amritsar Airport Taxi Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Amritsar Airport taxi service.

With public transport a bit thin on the ground here, this is the quickest and cheapest way to get into town from Amritsar Airport.

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** Be aware that unofficial or pirate taxis operate at Amritsar Airport and we have given them different safety recommendations as discussed below.

Official Amritsar Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Amritsar Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (INR or Indian Rupee). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Amritsar Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different.

  • Fares to the city centre are:

    Taxi INR 300
    Autorickshaw INR 100
    cycle-rickshaw INR 50

Amritsar Taxi Payment: Cash only
Amritsar Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, Round up to next bill/large coin

Official Amritsar Airport Taxi Details

Amritsar Airport Taxi

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Amritsar Airport taxi service is available outside the terminal building.


You can choose between a taxi, an auto-rickshaw or a cycle-rickshaw. A prepaid taxi counter can be found in the Arrivals area.


The journey into town takes approximately 20 minutes.

 Unofficial Amritsar Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points


There will be plenty of taxis ready to take your money as you exit the terminal building.

IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the unofficial Amritsar Airport taxi service.

It is much safer to use a prepaid taxi to avoid being ripped off.

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Last Updated: 21 May 2017