Amritsar_People-meditating-at-the-golden-temple. Also Read - Road Trip: 10 Tips on How to Prepare Yourself And Your Car For a Weekend Getaway

Amritsar is a city in the state of Punjab. It is most famous for being the home of the Golden Temple, also known as Harmandir Sahib. It is the spiritual centre for Sikhs. Other main attractions in Amritsar include Gobindgarh Fort, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border, Ram Tirath Temple, Durgiana Temple, and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Garden and Museum. Also Read - Veg to Non-veg: When in Amritsar, do Not Miss Out on These 5 Dhabas



The total distance from Chandigarh to Amritsar is 230 km. It takes 4-5 hours to complete the journey by road. There are buses running regularly from Chandigarh to Amritsar every day. Maharaja Travels and Guardian Travels are mostly preferred by people. The journey can also be made by car. Also Read - Manali to Amritsar: How to reach Amritsar from Manali by road

To start off with your journey, move on NH21 for 14 km, then take a left and continue on NH103A and then move for 16 km. Continue moving on NH103A for 30 km and then continue straight on Phagwara-Mohali Expressway for 16 km. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit on Phagwara-Mohali Expressway and move for 36 km more. Then move on NH1 for 77 km. After that, take a slight right onto Taranwala Pul Flyover and move for 5 km. You will reach Amritsar after travelling for 4-5 hours by car.