Virasat – Amritsar Homestay

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  • Type : City
  • Punjab / amritsar stay
Contact :
Phone: +91-935-600-3214

Virasat Haveli is an old castle-like building, actually a farmhouse in the middle of green fields, which has been now converted into a homestay. This is about 12 km from the Golden Temple and railway station. This place is approved by state govt. under promotion of rural tourism.There is a horse breeding farm here and also other animals like camels, cows, donkey, goat, buffaloes. You can try your hand on milking cows in the morning and evenings. Additionally, there are three swimming pools here to make you cool in summers and also a beer bar. Thus, horse and camel riding, and swimming pool facilities are available. There is a lush green park surrounded with beautiful flowers and Asoka trees, and the Haveli is surrounded by lush green fields. You can enjoy morning and evening walks in fresh air away from the polluting environment. Evenings at Virasat Haveli witness a Punjabi mela set-up, electrified with live Bhangra-Gidda performances by the village boys and girls.

This Amritsar homestay has 10 bedrooms with private toilets, and the unique feature of this place is that there is no room rent. Your charges are only for your three meals and all your activities at this place, and ranges between Rs.1000 to R.2000 per person per day. Children above 4 years are fully charged.

amritsar weather

32 C
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    27 C
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    28 C
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    39 C
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  • Rooms 10 rooms

    The décor of Virasat Haveli has been set up with intricate detailing, highlighting every aspect needed to familiarize the guest with true Punjabi culture of old times. The 10 bedrooms have attached private toilets. As they don’t have any room rent, they offer basic rooms with not too much decorated interiors, but with air-conditioning in all rooms, heaters in winters, clean toilets and linen, and also refrigerator in all rooms. Four Royal rooms have attached kitchen for complete choice of cooking.

  • Food Multi-cuisine

    Chinese, Indian, Tandoori and Punjabi vegetarian food is served for the guests in the in-house restaurant.

  • span>HostsMr. Narinderjit

    Mr. Narinderjit is a friendly and humble person who multi-tasks as a farmer, and also breeds horses and cattle. He has converted his old Haveli at farm into a homestay for people to experience a taste of Punjabi splendour.

  • Suggested Activity #1 Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib).

    It is one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots for Sikhs. The temple derives its name from its fully golden dome. The temple is built over marble and is two storied high structure. Guru Ram Das, the fourth Guru of Sikhs had initially built a pool here which currently houses the Temple. It is the epicentre of Sikhism. The Granth Sahib is kept in the Temple during day time and at night it is kept in the Akal Takht or Eternal Throne. The Akal Takht also contains the ancient weapons used by the Sikh warriors. There is also a Central Sikh Museum atop the clock tower. The ‘Guru Ka Langar’ offers free food to approximately two thousand people every day with number going up to one lakh on special occasions. A visitor to the temple must cover his or her head all the time while in the temple premises.

  • Suggested Activity #2Wagah Border

    Wagah is the only road border crossing between Pakistan and India between Aritsar and Lahore cities.Wagah also termed as “Wagha” in Pakistan.The international border between India and Pakistan is located at a distance of 28 km from Amritsar. The ceremonial display of the Beating Retreat and Change of Guard makes it an extraordinary spectacle. The soldiers from both countries demonstrate great enthusiasm and spirit as nationalistic fervor rises amidst roaring applause.

  • Suggested Activity #3 Jallianwala Baugh

    Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden located in Amritsar, Punjab in India. In the pre-Independence era, public rallies were organized on the grounds of Jallianwala Bagh. Inside the garden, a memorial was built in 1951. This was in remembrance of the innocent people who died in the 1919 massacre. Later on, a flame in honor of the martyrs was added. Since then, it has become the center of political and humanitarian significance. Dignitaries around the world, whether of political or social significance, have visited the place and offered their regrets and respect including Queen Elizabeth II in 1997. It remains to date a heartfelt and extremely sad memory in the hearts of Indians throughout the world.

  • Suggested Activity #3 Heritage Walk Amritsar

    Amritsar Heritage Walk is a guided tour into the winding lanes of Amritsar’s 4 centuries old history. Witness the Akhara Bungas, Hattis, Havelis and Katras that have always been characteristic of this place. Take a step back in time with this amazing heritage walk, where you can see the traditional crafts and trade of the town still being practiced in the same manner as they had been ages ago. Look at Amritsar in a way that you have never before, learn interesting facts and discover a new insight into this historic walled city. This 3 kilometre heritage walk will give you the most unusual experience, a part of the city that will remain with you much after your holiday has ended.

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