Amritsar is a holy city in the state of Punjab. The name of the city was derived from the pool around the Golden Temple which means “holy pool of nectar”. It holds great religious significance for Sikhs as well as Hindus. The city is famed for the shrine of Harmandir Sahib which is also known as Golden Temple. It is a city of multifaceted traditions and different cultures. It is the showcase of a splendid past, magnificent present and optimistic future. The major tourist attraction in the city is the Golden Temple. Amrit Sarovar is another major attraction which is a huge water pool in the temple complex of Golden Temple. Also recommended is a visit to Akal Takht, Central Sikh Museum and the historic Jallianwala Bagh. Amritsar is a major tourist hub and is well connected through air route to all major cities in India like Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata Chennai, Pune and international cities like Ashgabat, Doha, Dubai, London, Toronto and Tashkent.The major airlines which operate flights to Amritsar airport are Indigo, Jet Konnect, Jet Airways , JetLite, SpiceJet, Air India, Singapore Airlines and TransAero. Amritsar airport or Sri Guru Ram Das Jee international airport is located at a distance of 11 km northwest of the city and it serves both international as well as domestic airlines. It is a two terminal airport : terminal 1 serves the domestic passengers and terminal 2 serves the international passengers.The facilities available at the Amritsar airport are baggage services, places to shop and eat, duty free shopping. The Amritsar airport is well connected with the rest of city; the city bus stand is located at distance of 22 km while the railway station is located at a distance of 23 km from the airport. Travellers can commute from the bus stand and railway station to the airport via private buses, taxis and auto rickshaws. Find the best deals on Amritsar flight tickets on Via.com and book your flights at the lowest airfare along with benefits like instant confirmation, lowest convenience fee, airfare calendar and easy cancellation/refund.
Jammu is the largest city and the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated on the banks of Tawi River. The name Jammu was derived from its founder Raja Jambulochan, it was first named as Jambupur which was later changed to Jammu. Jammu is one of the major tourist destination in India. Nestled in the foot hills of Himalayas, Jammu is land of many beautiful palaces and temples. It is the cultural and economic centre of Jammu division. All the major routes which leads to Kashmir, Poonch, Doda and Ladakh start from Jammu. Major tourist attractions in Jammu are Vaishno Devi Temple, Mahamaya Temple, Raghunath Temple, Peer Baba, Peer Khoh, Dargah of Ali Shah, Mansar Lake, Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary, Bahu Fort, Katra, Patnitop, Sanasar, and Mubarak Mandi Palace. The best time to visit Jammu is during the summer season from May to October. Jammu with its scenic landscapes , beautiful valleys , lush green valleys and lakes attracts millions of tourist from all around the world. The city is well connected with Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar and other major cities in the country. All the major airlines in India such as GoAir, Indian Airlines, IndiGo and SpiceJet airlines operate flights to Jammu. Jammu Airport, also known as Satwari Airport is situated at a distance of 14 km from the international border between India and Pakistan. It is single terminal airport which handles domestic travelers. Find the best deals on Jammu flight tickets on Via.com and book your flights at the lowest airfare along with benefits like instant confirmation, lowest convenience fee, airfare calendar and easy cancellation/refund.