Pushkar Fair, 2013

The Pulsating beats of vivid images of the Sacred Brahma land, Pushkar brings alive the rich tradition of Rajasthan enhancing the glory of the golden sand. Spectacular Fair Ground in the month of Kartik. Pushkar the is a place 13km. away from Ajmer. A road among the hills leads to Pushkar. The way is full of natural sceneries. Beautiful flower plants on either side of the road fill your way wid natural colours and the travellers get refreshed while travelling this place. Buses, tongas, taxis and pedestrians on the road coming to and going from Pushkar can be seen.This is why this road is always busy. The pedestrians enjoy their walk. The Tourists can also have rest under the shady trees on their way & they feels like in the lap of nature once they reach the place of fair.

The town of Pushkar is far away from any noise pollution. Specially the ghats near the Sarovar Tourist Bungalow, is like a treat to your eyes. Tourist loses his tiredness of his journey. Pushkar is situated at the foothills, which add more to its beauty. Five rivers, Suprabha, Kanaka, Prachi Nanda, and Saraswati flow here which makes this place more beautiful. The climate here is balanced, not too hot and not too cold. It has neither the dryness of Sindh nor the wetness of Bengal.

This is the only lake in the country associated with Lord Brahma & is considered as one of the holiest pilgrimage sites in India. The place simply teems with the devotees in various garbs who come to the temple to pray and take a holy dip in the sacred water of the lake. Keeping aside the rituals & festivities, people participate in various cultural & sporting events. Atmosphere is charged up with camel races and the cattle fair. Splashes of vivid colors & dances add a taste to the fair. Body tattooing is yet another favorite activity. The fair in conjunction with having religious entity is famous for its Cattle Fair. Camels, Horses, Donkeys, Bulls, etc are bought, sold, beautified, raced and paraded on the sand. The bargaining process haggling between the camel traders and the buyers, add to the spirit of the fair.

This fair attracts people not only from India but from other countries as well.

Tour Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Tour Route: Delhi – Pushkar – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Agra – Delhi

18 November 2013: Delhi

On arrival to Delhi You will be escort to the hotel by our representative who will help you with the check in formalities. After that, you may rest as next day you will be visiting various famous monuments in Delhi.

19 November 2013: Delhi

Today you will proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of New Delhi, with visits to the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Laxmi Narayan Temple and while enjoying the famous places in Delhi how can we miss the Bahai temple- the temple is shaped like a Lotus (national flower) and is as beautiful as the flower... Today after lunch we will proceed to Akshardham - Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomises 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The Akshardham experience is an enlightening journey through India’s glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of humanity.

The grand, ancient-styled Swaminarayan Akshardham complex was built in only five years through the blessings of HDH Pramukh Swami Maharaj of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) and the colossal devotional efforts of 11,000 artisans and BAPS volunteers. The complex was inaugurated on 6 November, 2005.Overnight stay at the hotel.

19 November 2013: Delhi- Pushkar

Early morning, check out from the hotel after breakfast and set out for the holy town of Pushkar. The Pushkar Lake is surrounded by 52 flights of steps, called 'ghats', many having special legendary importance. Visit the only Brahma temple in India, the Savitri temple and the 3 sacred lakes of Pushkar. Also, visit the Nag Pahar. About 400 temples and shrines are located at Pushkar around its holy lake, which finds a mention in the Padma Purana. Legend has it that Lord Brahma in search for a spot to hold his 'yagna' (religious ritual), dropped the lotus from his hand, the three spots touched by this flower were turned into lakes. These are today known as the 'Jyeshtha Pushkar' (main Pushkar), the 'Madhyam Pushkar' (medium Pushkar) and the 'Kanishtha Pushkar' (little Pushkar). A temple dedicated to Lord Brahma is located at Pushkar; the other important temples are those of Gayatri, Savitri, Shiv and Badri Narayan.Overnight stay at a tent in Pushkar.

20 November 2013: Pushkar

Pushkar is a fantastic interplay of history and mythology that makes it worthwhile to travel to this holy destination of Rajasthan. People bathe, worship and delight in the dazzling wares of roadside stalls. Most unusual are the small groups of men and women seen busy tattooing their hands and other parts of the body. The movement of the crowd is like a tide of colours. Dance, music, gaily-attired men & women, various cultural events add to the fun and charisma on the occasion. Overnight stay in tents

21 November 2013: Pushkar

Every ingredient that makes Rajasthan a distinct place can be spotted in the fair including men dressed in colorful traditional clothes, women in mirrored skirts and vivid shawls, embroidered clothes, exquisitely designed jewelry, pots and ornaments. The acrobats, jugglers, snake charmers and fire-eaters will leave you mesmerized with their skilled performances. Cruise on a camel safari and get the real flavor of the fair. Pushkar is a sacred town for the Hindus. Overnight stay in tents.

22 November 2013: Pushkar- Jaipur

This four-day long fair full of fun and frolic falls on the full moon of Kartik Purnima and offers an unique opportunity for a shopping spree while giving an edge to the consumer product marketing in rural Rajasthan. Later in the evening you will proceed for Jaipur, Upon arrival, check into a hotel and overnight stay in the hotel.

23 November 2013: Jaipur

This morning you will be taken for a tour of the exquisite forts and palaces of Jaipur with visits to Amber Fort and you can visit the numerous palatial mansions, temples and pavilions located inside the fort., Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort and City Palace as well as Hawa Mahal. Overnight stay at the hotel.

24 November 2013: Jaipur- Ranthambore

Today you will proceed to Sawai Madhopur, where you can check into a forest lodge, on the outskirts of the Ranthambore National Park which is spread in the area of 1,334 sq km. Post lunch, enjoy an exhilarating jungle safari inside the wildlife sanctuary and have fun spotting wild animals and exotic birds. Overnight stay at the lodge+-*

25 November 2013: Ranthambore

Spend the whole inside the park enjoying wildlife safaris on jeep and elephants. Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. Try your luck at spotting the elusive Indian tigers. It has also pulled the attention of many wildlife photographers & lovers in this destination. Overnight stay at the lodge.

26 November 2013: Ranthambore- Agra

After an early morning, breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive towards Agra. Enroute there will be a stopover at Fatehpur Sikri, the historical town built by Akbar where you can see the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world; Jama Masjid and the tomb of famous Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chisti. Arrive at Agra, check in at a hotel and relax a while. Post lunch, visit the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Akbar's Fort at Sikandra, Dayal Bagh Temple, Overnight stay at the hotel.

27 November 2013: Agra- Delhi

Today you will drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival, you would be directly transferred to the Hotel for Check in. After freshen up you will be taken to Humayun’s Tomb ...Successor of Babur (founder of Mughal Empire) – A replica of Taj Mahal and Beautiful Gardens. Now we will proceed to Qutub Minar- A Minrate is a Landmark in itself. It is supposed to be one of the tallest in Asia and will find the ruins of Temples in the premises of the Minirate. Later in the evening you will be going to the famous India Gate, which is built in the memory of the soldiers who lost their lives during the World War 2 & Afghan War. Overnight in Hotel.

Tour Cost Includes:

  • 01. Hotels with Breakfast basis
  • 02. A/C Transport & English speaking driver
  • 03. Parking, Permit, Gasoline, Taxes for the car
  • 04. Food + Lodging for the driver
  • 05. Arrival + Departure transfers in Delhi
  • 06. All taxes

Tour Cost Not Includes:

  • 01. Things of Personal Nature
  • 02. Tips
  • 03. Lunch, Dinner
  • 04. Entrance fees to the monuments

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