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Pushkar Camel Fair Tour

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ajmer - Delhi

DESTINATIONS COVERED : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ajmer - Delhi Lotus Temple

Day1 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi by international flight. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 : In Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be given tour of Old and New Delhi .

Old Delhi - Visit the former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

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 Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 : Agra - Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be given city tour of Agra which includes visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.

Red Fort - lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat. Taj Mahal Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra . Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from it's stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays)

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri Upon arrival in Jaipur check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 & Day 6 : In Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning you will be given excursion to Amber Fort with Elephant ride.

Tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City . At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honoured fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families

In the afternoon you will be given city tour of Jaipur.

Tour of the Pink City - Your tour will include the imposing City Palace , still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artefacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal, "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Pushkar Camel FairDay 6- Pushkar - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, arrive & check in at the hotel. Afternoon free to observe activities of the colorful Pushkar Fair. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 : In Pushkar Camel Fair Tours
Full day at the fair. Built as 'an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a rare change to see Rajasthani women decked out in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. It is worth getting up early to see the camels and tribes rousing themselves in the pink of the dawn desert light. Temple music wafts through the night, as the fires die down and the Rajasthani melodies played on the stringed ek-tara come to a close. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 : Pushkar - Ajmer - Delhi
Morning visit the famous Brahma Temple , Later drive to Ajmer (15 Km) & transfer to the railway staion to board train for Delhi . Upon arrival at Delhi , you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 : Depart Delhi
Today you will be transferred to the international airport in time to connect flight for onward destination.

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