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About Amritsar:

Amritsar or historically known as Ramdaspur, is a city situated in Punjab, in the north-western part of India. The city is located at about 217km northwest from the state capital- Chandigarh. The city is in close proximity to Pakistan; with Wagah Border being only 28km away. Hinduism is the largest religion in Amritsar; followed by Sikhism. The city holds both historical and religious significance. It is one of the most renowned cities in Punjab. The city also holds a special place in the heart of Sikhs; as it is home to Harmandir Sahib, or also commonly known as “Golden Temple”. It is a cultural and a spiritual center for the Sikhs. The famous temple attracts millions of devotees and tourists every year. Though not widely known; but the fact is this holy temple attracts more visitors than the Taj Mahal. Amritsar also houses the Akal Takht; which basically is the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa, and the committee which is responsible for the upkeep of Gurudwaras. The prime commercial activities of Amritsar include carpets, fabrics, farm produce, tourism, service trades, handicrafts, and light engineering. The city is well known for its culture, and rich cuisine. For travel lovers, there are several places to discover like Harmandir Sahib, Wagah Border, Jallianwala Bagh, Gobindgarh Fort, and Durgiana Temple.

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport: IATA CODE (ATQ)

The city of Amritsar is served by Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. It was named after the fourth Sikh Guru, and also the founder of Amritsar City- Guru Ram Dass. It is an international airport situated at about 11kms to the center of the city. The airport also serves areas near Punjab, Western districts of Himachal Pradesh, and Southern districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The airport caters flights to international destinations like Toronto, London, Birmingham, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Tashkent, Singapore, Doha, and Ashgabat. There are also regular flights to prime metro cities like Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Mumbai. Cheap air tickets are offered between the two destinations.

About Srinagar:

In the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is the summer capital and the largest city. It is situated on the banks of Jhelum river; which basically is tributary of the Dal, Anchar and Indus lakes. The city is renowned for its house boats, gardens and waterfronts. Srinagar is also famous for dried fruits and traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. It comprises of breathtaking landscapes, and stunning lakes. For adventure lovers, there are several trekking options around the region to explore. Srinagar experiences pleasant climate for throughout the year; except for the winters. The months between April and June is the best time to visit the city. One can indulge in the Kashmiri Cuisine and experience the rich culinary heritage. For shopping freaks; there are several options like exquisite carpets, beautiful pashmina shawls, and handmade items. Srinagar is easily accessible through a number of domestic airlines.

Srinagar Airport: IATA CODE (SXR)

Srinagar International Airport is also known as Sheikh ul Alam Airport. It is an International airport serving the city of Srinagar, in Jammu and Kashmir. It was declared as an International airport in the year 2005. The airport is situated at about 12 kilometers from Srinagar City. The Airline Carriers that operate from the airport are Air India, Go Air, Spice Jet, Jet Airways, and Jet Lite. These Airline Carriers are well connected to major Indian cities like Jammu, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Delhi, and Mumbai.

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Address:

Ajnala Rd,

Rajasansi,

Amritsar,

Punjab 143101

Airport Code: ATQ

Srinagar International Airport Address:

Aerodrome Road,

Srinagar,

Jammu and Kashmir 190007

Airport Code: SXR

 

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