Sikh Panj Takht are :
Sri Akal Takht Sahib :
Akal Takht Sahib literally means Eternal Throne. It is also part of the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar. It’s foundation was laid by Guru Hargobind Sahib . The Akal Takht is situated opposite to Harmandir Sahib and are connected by a passage. The building of the Akal Takht opposite the Golden Temple has a special meaning. While the Golden Temple stands for spiritual guidance the Akal Takht symbolizes the dispensing of justice and temporal activity. During the day the Guru Granth Sahib is kept in the Golden Temple, while at night it is kept in the Akal Takht Sahib. In earlier days all Sikh warriors sought blessings here before going to battle fields. During the 18th century while Sikhs were fighting a guerrilla war in the forests they used to gather at the Akal Takht on special occasions such as Baisakhi and Diwali. Here the community used to have general meetings and approve resolutions. The Akal Takht is the oldest of the Panj Takht.
Takht Sri Damdama Sahib :
Takht Sri Damdama Sahib (Talwandi Sabo) is situated in the village of Talwandi Sabo near Bhatinda. At this place Guru Gobind Singh stayed here for approximately a year and compiled the final edition of Guru Granth Sahib also known as the Damdama Sahib Bir in 1705.
Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib :
Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is situated at Anandpur Sahib. It is the birthplace of the Khalsa. The order of the Khalsa was founded here by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. Some of the weapons of Guru Gobind Singh are displayed here.
Takht Sri Hazur Sahib :
Takht Sri Hazur Sahib is situated on the banks of Godavari river in Maharashtra state. This is the place where Guru Gobind Singh left for Heavenly abode. The inner room of the temple is called Angitha Sahib and is built over the place where Guru Gobind Singh was cremated in 1708.
Takht Sri Patna Sahib :
Takht Sri Patna Sahib (Takht Shri Harmandir Sahib Patna) is situated in Patna city which is also the capital of Bihar state. Guru Gobind Singh was born here in 1666 and he spent his early childhood here before moving to Anandpur Sahib. Besides being the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh , Patna was also visited by Guru Nanak and Guru Tegh Bahadur at different points of time.
Tour GT-31 : Panj Takht Tour Package
Panj Takht is a private tour organised by Flight or Train and local visits by Car.
Panj Takht Tour covers Sikh Panj Takhts & Important Gurudwaras of India including Delhi Gurudwaras, Golden Temple, Sri Akal Takht, Taran Taran Sahib, Goindwal Sahib, Takht Damdama Sahib, Takht Anandpur Sahib, Takht Patna Sahib, Takht Hazur Sahib, Gurudwara Nanak Jheera, Bidar and some more.
Panj Takht Flight Tour Package – 9 Nights/10 Days
(Only Delhi Amritsar, Delhi Aurangabad (Hazur Sahib) and Delhi Patna Sahib Sectors by Flight)
Panj Takht Train Tour Package – 13 Nights/14 Days
(To be booked atleast 2-3 months in Advance)
(Travel by III AC Train Seats – Option of II AC Train Seats also available)
Package Cost includes :
Hotel Room on Double sharing basis
Deluxe/3 Star Hotels
Only Breakfast in the Meals
AC Car for Local Transfers & Sightseeing
Economy Class Flight Tickets / III AC Train Tickets
Driver, Petrol/Diesel, etc Charges
All Prevalent Hotel & Transport Taxes
Package Cost does not include :
Monument/Public places Entrance Charges (if applicable)
Medical and Insurance.
Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like Train delays, roadblocks,
vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc
Any meals except specified in the itinerary.
Tips, Beverages, Laundry, Telephone Calls, etc.
For more details and Prices
Visit Sikhtourism website at http://www.sikhtourism.com/panj-takht.htm#pt