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.
Surat, which was previously known as Suryapur, is a city in the state of Gujarat. It lies on the banks of the Tapti river. Surat is known by different names like Silk City, Green City and Diamond City. It is often referred to as the ‘Diamond Capital of the World’ as well as the “Embroidery Capital of India”. Surat is the second largest city in Gujarat and the ninth largest in India. Visitors to Surat can spend relaxing evenings on the beaches of Suvali, Ubharat and Titha. Apart from the beaches, Surat is home to several tourist attractions like Surat Castle, Sardar Patel Museum, Swaminarayan Temple, Vansda National Park and Rangupavan. Exquisite cuisines and embroidery works lures the tourists. Surat is well connected with the rest of India. The major airlines serving Surat are Air India, Jet Airways, GoAir and SpiceJet. There are daily and weekly flights from Surat to Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai and other major cities in India. Surat Airport is located at a distance of 11 km south west of city. It is a single terminal airport which handles domestic airlines. Find the best deals on Surat 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.