Pushkar Fair & Rajasthan Tour
Pushkar fair offers a wonderful glimpse of the rich culture, tradition, rural lifestyle, traditional folk dance and handicrafts of Rajasthan. The colorful and lively celebrations just amaze the tourists. You can marvel the vivid colors of Rajasthani culture by visiting the Pushkar fair through our 17 days and 16 nights tour package. Moreover, you can also visit the splendid monuments, forts and havelis of various prominent cities like Jaipur, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Udaipur. The package has been thoughtfully designed to offer you a stress-free tour by taking care of all your requirements ranging from accommodation to commutation. So, give us an opportunity to be your travel guide for a mesmerizing and enjoyable trip.
Day 01: Delhi
Meet on arrival at Delhi Airport by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast full day city tour of Old and New Delhi, visit Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru, Raj Ghat (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi), Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.
In the afternoon visit India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Qutub Minar (built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199), Humayun's Tomb) and drive past President's House, Parliament House, Connaught Place shopping centre and Akshardham temple (a modern Hindu Temple). Overnight stay at hotel.
New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayun's Tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutub Minar.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra. En route visit Sikandra, the Akbar’s tomb. On arrival at Agra our representative assists in your check in process at the hotel.
Afternoon visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Evening free for shopping the local market. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Agra - Jaipur
Morning visit the famous Taj Mahal in sunrise, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, en route stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Akbar, the Mughal emperor between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour. It was constructed mainly as a tribute to the great Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chishti who had blessed Akbar with a son. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra.
On arrival at Jaipur, our representative will assist you in the hotel check in process. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast go for an excursion to Amer Fort. Ascend the fort on Elephants back. In the afternoon take tour of the city visiting the City palace, the Jantar Mantar (observatory), the Palace of Winds and the Birla temple. In the evening check into a hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur - Pushkar
After breakfast drive to Pushkar. On arrival at Pushkar check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the Pushkar fair and enjoy the cultural shows. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: Pushkar fair
Pushkar is one of the holiest cities of Hindus and is the only place in the world, with the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. Morning take a holy dip in famous Pushkar Lake and visit the very famous Pushkar fair and all its activities such as camel ride, tug-of-war and witnessing the camel contests and cultural performances of the folk artists dressed in traditional attires. In the evening enjoy camel cart ride to the 52 Ghats of the lake.
Overnight stay and dinner followed by folk song, dance and music by the Rajasthani artists.
Pushkar brings alive the rich tradition of Rajasthan enhancing the glory of the golden sand. Spectacular Fair Ground with Camels, decorated cattle's, adventures competitions, jostling rustic crowd, meditating sadhus, holy dip, vivid stalls. The Pushkar Fair is a lifetime experience. At leisure to visit the Pushkar fair during the day. Stay overnight at Hotel / Tented accommodation.
Day 08: Pushkar fair
Breakfast at the hotel and rest of the day free for visiting colorful Pushkar fair. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Pushkar - Mandawa
After breakfast drive to Mandawa. On arrival at Mandawa check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the place. Overnight stay at hotel.
In the heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan lies the beautiful small town of Mandawa, popular throughout the state for its forts and havelis. This town is situated in the north Indian state of Rajasthan around 190 km away from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan.
The fort town of Mandawa is well connected with the other places of the region through a good network of roads. Like most of the other places in north India, Mandawa too has extreme climatic conditions. The summers can be very hot with the mercury touching 40.5°C, whereas winters can be chilly and the temperature can fall below 10°C. The best season to visit this place is winter i.e. October to March. The compact and busy little market town of Mandawa was settled and fortified in 18th century by the dominant merchant families of the region. Though with time these architectural extravaganzas faced ignorance, their attraction did not fade away and today also these are some of the major attractions for the tourists visiting Rajasthan.
Day 10: Mandawa - Bikaner
After breakfast take a walking sightseeing tour of Mandawa Village. Then drive to Bikaner where our representative assists you in your check in process at the hotel. The evening is with you for leisure activities. Stay overnight at the hotel.
This royal walled medieval city dates back to 1486 AD and lies on the northern point of the triangle of desert cities. It was founded by Prince Bika Rathore and therefore came to be known as Bikaner. Bika was the eldest son of the founder of the Jodhpur - Rao Jodha. Bikaner was well protected from its enemies by the harsh deserts. It was also a major trade centre as it was located on the ancient caravan route which linked Central Asia and North India with Gujarat seaports.
Bikaner stands on a slightly raised ground and is circumscribed by a seven Km long embattled wall with five gates. The magnificent forts and palaces, created with delicacy in reddish-pink sandstone, bear testimony to its rich historical and architectural legacy. Undulating lanes, colourful bazaars and bright and cheerful folks make Bikaner and interesting tourist place.
Day 11: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
After breakfast take a tour of Bikaner visiting the Bikaner Fort, the Lalgarh Palace and the Deshnoke Temple. In the afternoon drive to Jaisalmer. En-route Jaisalmer visit the Pokhran Fort. On reaching Jaisalmer our representative will assist you in your check in process at the hotel. You have the evening for leisure activities. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Jaisalmer - is India's most exotic and unusual town - a medieval looking place, straight out of the 'Tales of the Arabian Nights'. This beautiful city is situated inside a huge mud fort and grew as a result of its strategic position on the trading route between India and Central Asia bringing great wealth to the city. Jaisalmer is a tiny jewel in the heart of the Thar Desert - once the capital of the Bhatti Rajputs. Jaisalmer started as an important caravan center and remnants of caravan sarais still exist.
Day 12: Jaisalmer
After breakfast full day city tour of Jaisalmer, visit the Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis, Manak Chowk, Gadisar Lake, also visit painted & colorful market. In the afternoon go for an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes (40 kms from Jaisalmer city). In the evening take camel safari at desert and enjoy the sun set. Later drive back to Jaisalmer and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 13: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
After having breakfast drive to Jodhpur. En-route visit Mandore later continue drive to Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur check into a hotel. Have the evening for leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Jodhpur was once the capital and powerful kingdom of Marwar, Rajasthan's largest princely state. In medieval era, Jodhpur lay on the trade route between Central Asia and the ports of Gujarat. Due to this it became a major trade centre during the 16th century. Presently the city has a population of over six hundred thousand and is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Jodhpur still thrives on textile and craft business.
Day 14: Jodhpur - Udaipur
After breakfast half day city tour of Jodhpur, visit Mehrangarh Fort, the Jaswant Thada and the Umaid Bhawan Palace. In the afternoon drive to Udaipur. Enroute visit Ranakpur complex of temples. Later continue drive to Udaipur. On arrival at Udaipur check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Ranakpur temples - A visit to the famous Jain Temple, dating back to the 15th century. There are 200 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The Temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. The tour includes visits to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.
Day 15: Udaipur
After breakfast full day city tour of Udaipur, visit City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari (Gardens of the maids of Honor), Museum and Jagdish Temple. In the evening take a boat ride at Lake Pichola. Later transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Udaipur is situated 1900 feet above the sea level in the Aravali Hills. This beautiful city was founded by Maharaja Udai Singh in 1559 AD and is named after him. One of the most romantic cities in Rajasthan, Udaipur is also known as the city of lakes. The marble palaces, beautifully laid out gardens and the lakes make Udaipur seem almost like a mirage in the desert.
Day 16: Udaipur - Delhi (by flight)
After breakfast transfer to Airport for Delhi. Meet on arrival at Delhi Airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 17: Delhi Dept
Transfer to the airport on time to catch your flight for onward destination.
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