Half Day Rural Punjab Experience

Do you know that Punjabiyat has been featured by CNN as amongst the top 6 things to do in Punjab? Publications like India Today, Conde Nast Traveller and Outlook Traveller have been raving about our experience. Once you have done the visit to Punjabiyat, we are sure you will agree with them.

For the guests who are not able to stay overnight at Punjabiyat, this half fay visit offers an immersion into rural Punjab at its best. Not only the food is to die for but various other activities like tonga ride to the village and tractor ride to the Gurudwara with our local guides, will complete the experience for you.

If you are visiting Amritsar or are on your way to Dharamshala, this is one experiece, you do not want to miss.

Half Day Visit Itinerary

  • Tonga / Bullock cart ride: After recieving you with a welcome drink, you will be taken to the local village and the diary farm on the traditional tonga (horse driven cart) or ox driven cart ride. Not only is the ride experience local, you also get an opportunity to see the daily life of villagers in our village.

  • Traditional Punjabi Lunch: No experience in Punjab is complete without tasting its delicious food. On your return piping hot Punjabi food will be waiting for you. The lunch will consist of lassi, stuffeed naan, daal makhani, sarso ka saag, makki ki roti,locally made white butter, butter chiken, raita and local vegetables. Your special dietary requirements if mentioned at least a day before the arrival can be met.

  • Tractor Ride to Gurudwara and Sikh History Museum: Post the lunch, a tractor will take you to the local Gurudwara Ghallughara and the Sikh History Museum nearby. You can try your hand at driving the tractor yourself. Ghallughara Gurudwara is around 10 minutes drive away. Listening to mesmerizing Gurubani recitals (Sikh religious songs) is an amazing experience. During weekends a mobile market is set up outside the Gurudwara where local souvenirs can be bought.

  • Evening Tea / Coffee: On your return, you will be served tea or coffee, pakoras and other snacks like local mathhi.

  • How to Reach

    Punjabiyat is just an hour drive away from Amritsar. It is on the way from Amrtisar to Pathankot or Amritsar to Dharamshala.

    Costing and How to Book

    Rs 3000 for a single, Rs 5000 for a double. Children below 10 years are complimentary. Children aged 11 to 18: Rs 1250. Special costing for larger groups.

    How to Book
    Call us now at 9818705508 to make your booking. You may drop an email at info@itmenaanlodges.com for a call back.