PUSHKAR FAIR TOUR – 2015
PUSHKAR – It’s a Pacifying place that reminds of an exact Utopian land with Scintillating and Heavenly effect on you which fills you with extreme Kinetic power & Auspiciousness, at the same Replenishing with positive vibe that the place possesses!
Imagine yourself on a fluffy seat that nothing but the hump of a camel. You find yourself trailed by hundred similar camels behind you and a hundred more in front. The slow up and down tapping of the camels feel like great with yellowish tint of the sky an all you see around yourself are the vast horizons!
Soon you find yourself losing and a feeling like miracle happening inside you that is making your heart saturated with feelings anew which are unexplainable.
This is what a camel ride in Pushkar is all about!
Indian culture has thousands of Gods and millions of legends associated with them. Going with that – we find a deity who created this world – known as ‘Lord Brahma’. Pushkar is mythologically associated with Lord Brahma, the creator and the thing that makes this place more interesting is that Pushkar is the only city to have a temple dedicated to Lord Brahma!
Situated beside Pushkar Lake, this temple is marvelous when it comes to aesthetic beauty and peace! And the most terrific & stupendous thing that happens annually in Pushkar that attracts millions of people here is the Great Pushkar Fair!
So what’s in here that has created such hype?
Then let me tell you – about 50,000 camels are there in the Pushkar Fair and all beautifully decorated. You may even play a game of guessing and voting for the best decorated camel. Pushkar fair is basically organized to promote harmony amongst the people living around that area. They chill, relax and also trade their cattle possession – the most dashingly decorated getting a higher price.
There is song, dance and food – all in their best scintillations. One can also participate in longest-moustache competitions, camel races or a cricket match between locals and foreigners. And if you missed Camel Safari out there – you probably missed on of your most soothing moments of your life.
The biggest camel fair on the earth is happening this year from November 18th till November 25th 2015.
1. Guaranteed departure,
2. Rickshaw ride at old Delhi,
3. Old city walking tour in Delhi,
4. Elephant ride at Amer Fort in Jaipur,
5. Walking tour of the old Jaipur city,
6. Tonga ride to Taj Mahal in Agra
7. Ranthambhore National Park entrances
8. Safaris in canter with a naturalist cum tiger tracker expert
9. All meals in Pushkar & Ranthambhore
10. Pushkar Fair activities
1. Accommodation at mentioned hotels,
2. Buffet breakfasts,
3. Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary,
4. Air conditioned deluxe vehicle (mini coach) for all transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary,
5. English speaking company authorized guide cum escort for all mentioned tours,
6. Assistance at the airports on arrival / departure,
7. Monument entrance charges,
8. Internal airfare in economy class for the sector Delhi-Udaipur,
9. All applicable taxes and service charges,
10. All road taxes, government taxes and driver allowances.
Tour Not Includes
Please note that lunches and dinners are not included (if not mentioned in the inclusions) along with movie camera fees at the monuments, tips and personal expenses. All hotels / flights mentioned are guaranteed at the time of quotation. Indian Visa along with international return airfare is not part of the tour package.
Day 01 and 02: Delhi Tour
Our representative will receive you on arrival at the airport in Delhi and will take you to your hotel.
New Delhi the capital of India is one of the most charming & happening place in the world. With thousands of sightseeing places like India Gate, Red fort, Jama Masjid and of course The Connaught Place. This city has been beautifully planned with extra greenery to suite your eyes! Delhi is surely the travelers delight.
Activities: Our full day tour of Delhi will highlight the remarkable contrast between Old and New Delhi. We will visit iconic historical monuments like Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, and the Jama Masjid which is also the largest mosque in Asia. Form the mosque we will take a ride in Rickshaw to absorb the sights and sounds of the famous Chandani Chowk market in the heart of Old Delhi.
We will also visit the Gandhi memorial at Raj Ghat, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Presidents residence, National Museum and modern wonders such as the Akshardham Temple.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra by road
Agra “the love city”, “the wonder city” or the “Taj city” whatever you call- it mean the same, the wonder of the world – The great Taj Mahal, which is perhaps the world’s largest token for love. Visit the massive structure master piece to explore the white marble mausoleum which is the pinnacle of architecture. Apart from Taj Mahal, Agra also has some other place of attraction like Agra Fort and Buland Darwaja.
Activities: Here we will enjoy the visit (at sunrise and sunset) to the legendary Taj Mahal, built as a memorial to the wife of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. We will also see the Red Fort, where Shah Jahan spent the last few years of his life after being imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb and Itmad-ud-daulah, at times also known as the “Baby Taj”. People also say that the interiors of this tomb are better than that of Taj Mahal.
While driving from Agra to Ranthambhore, we will visit Fatehpur Sikri which is also one of the best preserved collections of Mughal architecture in India. The finest example is the Buland darwaja which is stupendously made entrance gate to a mosque. We can also visit the Tomb of Salim Chisti which is a white marble encased tomb of Sufi saint Salim Chisti.
Day 04 and 05: Agra – Ranthambhore by road
Ranthambhore is one of the largest National Parks of India listed in the Category II of IUCN. Ranthambhore is renowned primarily for the tigers! You can have a thrilling watch of these predators here and that too in action…! Other animals that will attract your attention here include Leopard, Nilgai, and Wild boar, Sambar, Hyena and Chital.
Reptile’s species are also in plenty. One can also visit Ranthambhore fort which lies nearby the entrance to the National Park.
Activities: Morning and afternoon jeep safaris to the Ranthambhore National Park.
Day 6-7: Ranthambhore – Jaipur by road
Jaipur the largest city in the state of Rajasthan is rich in heritage, culture and architecture with splendid forts, palaces, temples and beautiful quiet havelis. Apart from these captivating attractions, Jaipur also shows exquisite craftsmanship and stunning jewelry. These intricate artworks give life and color to the uniqueness of this pink city. In addition, the serenity of lush gardens and floral variety gives us fabulous scenery.
Activities: We will begin our Jaipur excursion with a ride on decorated elephants to visit the Amber Fort Palace, a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu style of architecture. Later, back in the city we will visit the City Palace, Hawa Mahal (the Palace of the Winds), Jantar Mantar – world’s largest stone observatory and the Birla Temple. In the evening, explore the Old City of Jaipur and visit Choki Dhani to enjoy an exuberant Folk Dance performance and a puppet show.
Day 8-9: Jaipur – Pushkar by road
Pushkar is one of the five sacred Dhams (Pilgrimage Sites) of Hindu devotees. Pushkar basically relates it’s past and present with God Brahma. Apart from the religious value this place possesses, Pushkar also sees a large gathering of around 50000 camels in the month of October for the Great Camel Fair. Camels are decorated with Great interest and are traded. People can also do the camel riding to witness and explore the Great Thar Desert.
Enjoy Pushkar fair activities:
• Camel milking competition
• Wresting competition
• Safari on camel and camel carts
• Horses, camels and Nagauri bull competition
• Matka Race (where rural Rajasthani women race while balancing earthen pots on their heads)
• “Shilp Gram” or arts & crafts fair
• Matka phod competition (Local v/s Visitors)
• Village market place
• “Desert Symphony” or best of Rajasthan cultural program
• Gir and cross breed cattle competition
• Musical chair
• Inter Panchayat samiti rural sports competition i.e. competition amongst various village bodies
• Champion Cattle Competition
• Cultural performances by Kuchamani (local Rajasthani artists)
Day 10: Pushkar – Delhi by road
After leisurely breakfast and spending some time in Pushkar Fair, proceed to Delhi. On our arrival in Delhi we will visit the famous Dilli Haat, an exotic and very picturesque bazaar with big variety of art & crafts from different parts of the country all together at one place. Here you will get a variety of things ranging from carved sandalwood, handlooms, jewelry, craft metals etc. If you have forgotten to take some souvenir from India for any of your friends or family, then this is the place.
As per your international flight schedule you will be transferred to airport for flight back home.
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