About Amritsar City
Amritsar is a charming city located in north Indian state of Punjab. The largest city of Punjab, it is a major business and commercial hub of the state. Literally meaning ‘pool of nectar', Amritsar is city of historic as well as religious significance. Amritsar is a sacred place for the people following Sikh religion. The city is home to world famous Golden Temple also known as Harimandir Sahib, which attracts believers from all over the world. Golden temple is considered as the symbol of strength and conviction of the Sikhs across the world. Amritsar is also known for incident of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919 under British rule. Other places of tourist interest in the city include Akal Takhat, Durgiana Temple and the summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. A visit to Wagha border (Indo-Pak border) in the evening is a wonderful experience, when Indian and Pakistan border troops take part in change of guard ceremony.
About Pathankot City
Pathankot is an important city of the Indian state of Punjab and connects Jammu and Kashmir with rest of the country. Ideally located at the meeting point of three states namely Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, Pathankot serves as a gateway to the three north Indian states. Due to this strategic location Pathankot is fondly called as ‘Cock neck city'. Set in the picturesque foothills of Kangra and Dalhousie, Pathankot serves as the base to visit hill stations of Himachal Pradesh such as Dharamshala, Dalhousie and Mcleodganj. Pathankot is a major hub for defence forces (Indian Army and Indian Air Force) and also home to the largest military base in Asia.