Pushkar fair date 2019 : 4 Nov`2019 to 12 Nov`2019
02 Nov`19 (Sat) : Arrive Delhi
Today on arrival at Delhi International airport, our representative will assist you at the airport and transferred to hotel. (Check in time at hotel is 1400 Hrs.). Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
03 Nov`19 (Sun) : Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Delhi, covering Red Fort from outside (Closed on Monday), Jama Masjid & Gandhi Memorial (Raj Ghat). Enjoy cycle rickshaw ride on the street of Chandini chowak market Also visit Humayun`s Tomb and Qutub Minar. Drive pass through Parliament House, Presidents house & India Gate. Overnight at hotel.
04 Nov`19 (Mon) : Delhi/Agra (210 Kms/4 Hrs.)
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Agra. On arrival check in at hotel. Later proceed to visit the famous Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) - built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD). Also visit Agra Fort - which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Overnight at hotel.
At evening optional visit (additional payment basis) of Mohabbat the taj show - that depicts the romantic love story of Emperor Shajahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in the famous theatre Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center. The live show is in both Hindi and Urdu languages and interpretation is available in English, French and German through headphones. Reporting time at Theatre for show is 1800 hours. During the one and half hours you will not only be touched by the beautiful story but also to experience the lavish lifestyle of the Mughal Empire. Their grandeur and extravaganza is well put forward in the creative dance performances.
05 Nov`19 (Tue) : Agra/Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (250 Kms/5 Hrs.)
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Jaipur, en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri - built during 1571 and 1585. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour at its height. After visit continue drive to Jaipur - the capital of India’s Rajasthan state. It evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old City, or “Pink City” for its trademark building colour. On arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
At evening optional (additional payment basis) Jaipur city heritage walk –(Start point - Choti Chaupar and finish point - Johri Bazaar, Jaipur, Duration: 2 - 2.5 Hours) - Explore the geometrically precise architecture of the city and the significance of its `Chaupars` (intersection points). Visit the old stables converted into market. Takes a bird eye view of walled Pink City from one of the bigest towers (Optional). Walk through the market of bangle makers and see a demonstration of bangle making with - Sealing wax. Witness a narrow lane full of bridal clothing shops. This will leave you spellbound. Walk though some of the most interesting artisians & old houses (Havelis). Gemstone workshop & enjoy a hi-tea while witnessing gemstone bullion. Closely observe the gathering of local sellers selling the milk products for making the most delicious Indian sweets. An accompanying walks` Explorer.
06 Nov`19 (Wed) : Jaipur
After breakfast proceed for an excursion to Amer Fort - Ascend the fort on Elephants back. In the afternoon take city tour of Jaipur visiting the City palace, the Jantar Mantar (observatory), the Palace of Winds, photo stop at Albert hall museum. At evening witness aarti ceremony at Birla Temple. Overnight at hotel.
07 Nov`19 (Thu) : Jaipur/Pushkar (145 Kms/4 Hrs.)
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Pushkar - one of India’s oldest towns. Pushkar is a famous destination for the Hindu devotees. It has a great number of temples and 50 bathing ghats. It’s believed that Brahma had dropped a lotus here, which resulted in the emergence of a holy lake. Upon arrival at Pushkar, check in at hotel/camp. Later enjoy Camel Festival - one of the world’s largest camels, horses and cattle trade fair. More than 30,000 camels are traded during Pushkar Camel fair every year. Apart from cattle and camel trading, the Pushkar Camel Fair in parallel holds a festival of folk music and dances, Ferris wheels, magic shows, cultural events and competitions like Tug of War- competitions for women teams and men teams, Bridal competition, Rajasthani Group Dance, Camel Race, Camel Decoration (Gorband), Camel Dance Competition, Wrestling Competition, Matka Race for women etc. There are many Indian sports competitions (e.g. Kabadi) where locals play against visitors (mainly tourists). The environment of Pushkar becomes colorful and vibrant during the fair as many tourist visits to experience the cultural heritage of Rajasthan. In the evening we explore the spiritual facets of this relaxed holy town Pushkar on foot. Latter visit Brahma temple & Pushkar lake. Overnight at hotel/camp.
08 Nov`19 (Fri) : Pushkar
Breakfast at Hotel.
Full day enjoy at Pushkar fair.
Overnight at hotel/camp.
09 Nov`19 (Sat) : Pushkar/Nawalgarh (200 Kms/4 Hrs.)
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Nawalgarh - founded in the beginning of 18th century by Thakur Nawal Singh, a warrior-statesman. The city boasts of some of the finest frescoes in Shekhawati region. This typical Rajasthani town reflects the old world charm through its colorful bazaars and hand- painted havelis. On arrival check-in at hotel. Later proceed to visit Roop Niwas Palace, Ganga Mai Temple and the British Clock Tower. Overnight at hotel.
10 Nov`19 (Sun) : Nawalgarh/Delhi (250 Kms/5 Hrs.) Departure
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer straight to airport to board the flight to onward destination.
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Note : Kindly note distance & driving hours mentioned in the itinerary are approximate, it will be more or less depend on road condition & traffic on any particular day.