Wagah Border – Punjab

#travelwithgdp Fact: The flag-lowering ceremony conducted every evening at Wagah is called the “Beating Retreat” ceremony. It has been conducted by the Indian Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers since 1959.

Description: The Wagah Border is a must visit for everyone who would like to see the glory of BSF in action. As Michael Palin, who after filming the ceremony at Wagah, described it perfectly as a “carefully choreographed contempt”. The well-groomed mustaches, the high leg raised stamp of the legs, the jolly humor of the commentator as this alongside the crowd shouting ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ is truly a spectacular scene to see unfold.

Place: Wagah Border, Punjab, India
Date: December, 2015
Weather: Winter
Shot On: @canonasia 1300D
Travelling With: Group Travel
Places Visited on Trip: Punjab, UP, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh, India
Trip Total Days: 11 Days
Budget Required: INR 20,000-25,000

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