Destinations Covered : Delhi – Jaipur – Chittaurgarh – Udaipur – Ranakpur – Pushkar – Delhi
Held every year for five days The Pushkar Fair (Pushkar Camel Fair) at the holy city of Pushkar is the largest livestock festival in the world. An important cultural event of Rajasthan, the Pushkar Fair is fun and frolic filled and an astounding spectacle of Indian countryside. It is thus is also an important center of tourist attraction for foreign visitors as well.
Started at a religious node by the Pushkar Lake, the festival according to hindu calendar it is celebrated between the five days from the Kartik ekadashi to Kartik Poornima, the full moon day (the 15th) of Kartik (October–November) accordinfg to Hindu calendar. The full moon day is considered as the main day of the festivals. According to Hindu beliefs on this day, the Hindu god Brahma sprung up the Pushkar Lake, thus numerous people swim in its sacred waters.
Following it, with a came race, the festival begin with successive music, songs and exhibitions thereafter to occur. It is a life time opportunity to see the great traditional festival to have real glimpses of colourful spectacle of Rajasthan.
Pushkar Festival Tour Arrive in Delhi by international flight. After a traditional Welcome, our representative would meet & assist you at the airport and at our hotel for check in and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the Coffee shop. Rest of the morning at leisure. You will be taken on a guided tour of Delhi, beginning with a morning sightseeing trip to Old Delhi and followed by visits to the 1648 Red Fort, India’s largest mosque – Jama Masjid and Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat. Afternoon tour includes visits to India Gate, President’s House, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple and Qutb Minar. Evening at leisure and overnight stay at hotel.
After an early breakfast, leave for Jaipur, the flamboyant capital of Rajasthan. Upon arrival at Jaipur, our representative will meet & assist you to check in at our hotel. A leisurely evening followed by overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning 11 km drive to Amber, the capital of the gallant Rajputs from 1037 to 1728 AD. Ascend till the Fort on Elephant back and take a tour of the Palace. Later, visits to the City Palace, Birla Temple, Jantar Mantar Observatory and the Palace of Winds. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning drive to Chittaurgarh, this magnificent fort is a spectacle of romance and chivalry. The ruined Fortier’s of Chittaur symbolises all that is brave true and noble in the Rajput era. This glorious fort was attacked 3 times and every attack involved the ritual of Jauhar. This ritual involved mass immolation, where everyone threw himself or herself into raging fire or a well, to prevent themselves from the humiliation at the hands of the enemy. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning post breakfast visit to Fort, Vijay Stambh (Victory Tower), the imposing 37metre high structure with nine storys. Covered with exquisite sculptures of Hindu deities and depicting episodes from the two great epics – Ramayan and Mahabharata, the Vijay Stambh, was built in 1440 A. D. by Maharana Kumbha. Next is Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame). This 22 m tall tower is dedicated to Adinathji, the first of the Jain Tirthankaras.
The “City of Lakes” awaits your attention on this day. Morning tour of Udaipur’s fascinating City Palace. Moulded in soft yellow stone, its windowless base is crowned with ornate turrets and canopies. At sunset you can cruise around in a boat amidst the romantic waters of Lake Pichola. Overnight stay.
Morning drive to Ranakpur to visit the secluded 1439 Jain Temple Complex with 29 halls dissected by 1444 pillars, each sculpted with unique designs. Overnight stay at Maharani Bagh Orchard retreat.
Morning post breakfast depart for Pushkar, located on the edge of the desert lies the tiny tranquil town of Pushkar along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake. This is an important pilgrimage spot for the Hindus, which has the only temple of Lord Brahma in the country and one of the few in the world.
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 with bedecked Camels, decorated cattle’s, adventures competitions, breathtaking events, jostling rustic crowd, meditating sadhus, holy dip, vivid stalls, exotic fair, colourful desert, so typical, so obvious, It can be nothing else but Pushkar Fair. An amalgamation of a marvellous juxtaposition of commerce and devotion, Pushkar Fair, a lifetime experiences in the very Holy Land.
Day free to witness Pushkar Fare. Stay overnight at Hotel / Tented accommodation.
Day free to witness Pushkar Fare, evening transfer to Ajmer for connecting train to Delhi, departing at 15:30hrs, on arrival at 22:15hrs you will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day free for shopping etc, car and driver at disposal for local use, evening transfer to airport for flight to onwards journey.