Panj Takht (The Five Sikh Takhts):
Panj Takht are 5 important Gurudwaras of Sikhism which have a significant respect. In Sikhism, Guru is referred as Sachcha Patshah (true king) and to his gaddi (spiritual seat) as Takht and the congregation he led as darbar (court). These Panj Takht take Religious, Social and Political decisions as required by Sikh community. In 1609, Sri Guru Hargobind Singh established the first and the most important one of the Panj Takht Akal Takht near Sri Harmandar Sahib (Golden Temple) at Amritsar.
Other Gurudwaras of Panj Takhts are :
* Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib, Anandpur Sahib
* Takht Sri Damdma Sahib, Talwandi Sabo
* Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Patna Bihar
* Takht Sri Hazur Sahib, Nanded, Maharashtra
Sri Akal Takht Sahib : Akal Takht Sahib literally means Eternal Throne. It is also part of the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar. Its foundation was laid by Guru Hargobind Sahib . The Akal Takht is situated opposite to Harmandir Sahib and are connected by a passage. The building of the Akal Takht opposite Akal Takht, Panj Takht, Sikh Supreme Seat of Power, the Golden Temple has a special meaning.
Takht Sri Damdama Sahib : Takht Sri Damdama Sahib is situated in the village of Talwandi Sabo near Bhatinda. At this place Guru Gobind Singh stayed here for approximately a year and compiled the final edition of Guru Granth Sahib also known as the Damdama Sahib Bir in 1705.
Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib : Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is situated at Anandpur Sahib. It is the birthplace of the Khalsa. The order of the Khalsa was founded here by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. Some of the weapons of Guru Gobind Singh are displayed here.
Takht Sri Hazoor Sahib : Takht Sri Hazoor Sahib is situated on the banks of Godavari river in Maharashtra state. This is the place where Guru Gobind Singh left for Heavenly abode. The inner room of the temple is called Angitha Sahib and is built over the place where Guru Gobind Singh was cremated in 1708.
Takht Sri Patna Sahib : Takht Sri Patna Sahib is situated in Patna city which is also the capital of Bihar state. Guru Gobind Singh was born here in 1666 and he spent his early childhood here before moving to Anandpur Sahib. Besides being the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh , Patna was also visited by Guru Nanak and Guru Tegh Bahadur at different points of time.
Panj Takht Tour
Day 01: Delhi- Aurangabad (By Flight)- Hazur Sahib (By Car)
On arrival Aurangabad meet our company Representative (Holding your Name Play Card) meet & greet & Transfer to Hazur sahib. On arrival Hazur Sahib & transfer to Gurudwara sahib, In the evening attend Hazur Sahib Aarti and Shastra Darshan at Hazur Sahib & Later enjoy Sikh Guru History Laser Show at Gobind bagh (19:00-20:30).After Guru Ka Langer, overnight Stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Hazur Sahib- Bidar- Hazur Sahib (200 Kms 4 Hours 1 side) (By Car)
After Breakfast, leave for Gurudwara Nanak Jheera, Bidar Tour, After Darshan back to Hazur Sahib In the evening attend Hazur Sahib Aarti and Shastra Darshan at Hazur Sahib. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Hazur Sahib Aurangabad (By car)
After Breakfast leave for visit sachkhand Sahib & Nanded Gurudwaras Gurudwara Banda Ghat Sahib, Gurudwara Shikar Ghat Sahib, Gurudwara Nagina Ghat Sahib, Gurudwara Sangat Sahib,Gurudwara Mal Tekdi Sahib, Gurudwara Hira Ghat Sahib and Mata Sahib DevaanJi, In the late evening leave for Aurangabad, on arrival Transfer to Aurangabad Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Aurangabad Delhi (By Flight)- Patna ( By Train)
After breakfast leave for Airport to Connect the Flight for Delhi, On arrival Transfer to New Delhi Railway stn to catch the Train for Patna . Overnight at Train.
Day 05: Patna Delhi ( By Train)
On arrival Patna Stn our representative (Holding your Name Play Card) meet & greet and Proceed for Patna Sahib Gurudawara sahib Ji , After Fresh leave for Takht Patna Sahib enjoys the privilege of being the birthplace of the Tenth Guru Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He was born here on December 22, 1666. There stands, at the sacred place a magnificent holy shrine, called Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib. It is situated in one of the old quarters of Patna city, once known as Kucha Farrukh Khan, now known as Harmandir Gali. , In evening leave for Railway stn to connect the Train for Delhi. Overnight at Train.
Day 06: Delhi Bhathinda Damdama sahib (By Car 325 Kms 7-8 Hrs)
On arrival Delhi Stn our representative (Holding your Name Play Card) meet & greet and Proceed to Bhatinda, On the way take Lunch & fresh,Late evening reach at hotel & visit Damdama sahib .overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Damdama sahib Amritsar (By Car 290 Kms 6-7 Hrs)
After breakfast leaves for Gurudwara Manji Sahib Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur,Gurudwara Manji Sahib Padshahi Nauvin and Dasvin, Gurudwara Likhansar Sahib, Gurudwara Jandsar Sahib, Gurudwara Tibbi Sahib, Gurudwara Sri Nanaksar ,Gurudwara Niwas Asthan Padshahi Dasvin Gurudwara Mata Sundari and Sahib Devan. late afternoon proceed for Amritsar. In late evening reach Amritsar & check into Hotel. After fresh leave for Darshan of Golden Temple. Overnight at Hotel/Gurudawara Sahib.
Day 08 : Amritsar
After breakfast leaves for Golden Temple Darshan. Enroute Visit Tarn taran ( 22 kms/ 45 minutes ), Proceed to Gobindwal ( 23 kms /30 minutes ). Harike wetland, Summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Bara Bazar for shopping. Lunch (Guru ka Langer in any Gurudawar).Evening tour of Wagah border (Indo-Pak Border) ( 20 kms/45 min ) overnight at Hotel/Gurudawar sahib.
Day 09: Amritsar Anand pur Sahib-(260 Kms 5 Hrs) Chandigarh (75 Kms 2 Hrs)
After breakfast leave for Anand pur Sahib It was here that the Sikh religion acquired. Visit to Sisganj and Kesgarh Sahib Gurudwaras. Late evening proceed to Chandigarh. Overnight at Chandigarh Hotel.
Day 10: Chandigarh Delhi (270 Kms 4-5 Hours)
After breakfast leave for sight seeing of Chandigarh visiting the Museum, Rock Garden and Pinjore Garden & In late Afternoon leave for Delhi, On arrival after Dinner Transfer to Airport to connect the flight for Next Destination.
The Tour is of minimum 10 days and cost depends upon number of persons,
Route taken, Air/Train transport, starting & ending place.