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Amritsar Wagah Border Beating Retreat Ceremony and Dinner Experience

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  • Wagah Beating Retreat ceremony and dinner tour from Amritsar
  • Experience the nightly flag-lowering at the Wagah checkpoint on the India-Pakistan border
  • See the elaborate military drills and gate-closing performed by soldiers from both nations
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Amritsar Wagah Border Beating Retreat Ceremony and Dinner Experience
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Evening Indo - Pak Beating Retreat ceremony at Wagah Border followed by dinner
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Overview
Experience one of the world’s most famous military ceremonies on this Wagah Beating Retreat and dinner experience from Amritsar. Travel north to the Wagah checkpoint on the Indian-Pakistan border and enjoy grandstand views of the nightly military border closing from the VIP gallery. Watch as Indian and Pakistan soldiers perform the elaborate drills and flag-lowering, and then finish with dinner at a local restaurant. Hotel pickup and drop-off, guide, and air-conditioned transport included.
What to Expect
You will be picked up from your hotel  between 2:30 - 3 PM and proceed to Wagah Border to witness the afternoon parade ceremony. Watch ceremony from the VIP or foreigner Gallery. (Indian Passport holder Not eligible for VIP Entry, they have sit to in common gallery)  
Located at about 29 km from Amritsar on the Grand Trunk, Wagah border post has become famous for the ceremonial closing of gates and lowering of flags of India and Pakistan. BSF and Pakistani Rangers march towards the gates from their respective sides. After the gate is open, the soldiers salute each other and start lowering the flags. The flags are carefully folded and carried back. The ceremony reaches a crescendo with the soldiers returning to the border line for the final handshake and the blowing of the bugle marks the end of the ceremony. As the ceremony climbs to its apogee, cries of Jai Hind and Pakistan Zindabad render in the air.
After the parade ceremony, your driver will then take you to a local restaurant for a lavish mouthwatering dinner. After dinner your driver will drop you back to your hotel.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing Experience

I can't tell you what Happened there literally there was tears in my eyes during the ceremony the energy and the aggression of the Jawans and the people over there such a amazing feeling if you go to Amritsar then you must go to this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Monica t
Reviewed 28 November 2018
Wagah ceremony

If in Amritsar then one must not miss a visit to the India-Pakistan border at Wagah.It takes about one and a half hours and taxis are plenty. The hired cars can be available from near the Golden temple . There are buses also but buses...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank mausumee
Reviewed 26 November 2018
You get goosebumps and the energy they create simply fantastic..!

Had seen the ceremony on You tube, but trust me actually being there and seeing it live was something out of this world. It is a kind of feeling which you have when you stand for the national anthem or even more energizing. Its a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank AdityaTilve
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Indo-Pak Border-- Wagah Border--A must visit place at least once to see the patriotism live of our BSF Soldiers.

When you are in Amritsar -- you must visit Wagah Border in the evening and here you will see a lot of spirit in the general pusblic as well as in the BSF Soldiers at the time of closing the gates and bringing your Country...More

Date of experience: August 2018
10  Thank yogeshsabharwal
Reviewed 19 June 2018
When patriotism surges in your heart, and flows through your emotions.

If you are in Amritsar, and you don't go to Wagah border, to witness the evening ceremony, its sacrilege. The crowds, and the cajoling from the gentleman in the middle, conducting the ceremony, to cheer is the highlight. The blaring patriotic songs (too loud at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank AsheeshS21
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It is in the evening around five. Arrange a cab or look for govt bus. Approximately two to three hours.
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