Pushkar Fair - 09 to 17 November 2013
The picturesque little temple town of Pushkar, 13 killometers Northeast of Ajmer in the state of Rajasthan.
Pushkar is one of the holiest centers of Hinduism. Pushkar have nearly five hundred temples large and small and fifty palaces and 52 bathing ghats.
Each year, it is the site of an amazingly colourful camel fair also known as (Camel Fair Pushkar, Pushkar Cattle Fair, Pushkar ka Mela). Pushkar Fair is one of the world's largest camel fairs. Apart from buying and selling of livestock it has become an important tourist attraction and its highlights have become competitions such as the "matka phod", "longest moustache", "bridal competition" and "camel Race" are the main draws for this fair which attracts thousands of tourists. Pushkar Fair take place on the banks of the Pushkar Lake and it is the annual five-day camel and livestock fair.
This is a suggested tour. It can be tailor made to suit your requirements. Please contact us for a tailor made tour.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 01, Arrival / Delhi Meeting and assistance on arrival at international airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight Hotel.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 02, Delhi Full day city sightseeing of New Delhi & Old Delhi visiting Rajghat, Akshardahm Temple, Jama Masjid, Lal Qila, Humayuns Tomb, Qutab Minar and Lotus Temple. Evening take orientation drive on Rajpath. Overnight at Hotel.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 03, Delhi / Agra Today morning after breakfast drive off to Agra. Arrive and check in the hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal - A beautiful poem written in white marble & the most extravagant monument ever built for love, In the afternoon visit Agra Red Fort - A massive structure on the bank of river, Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula Tomb - The exquisite marble structure which was a forerunner of the Taj. Overnight at hotel.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 04, Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur Morning after breakfast drive to the pink city of Rajasthan - Jaipur en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. (The old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) Fatehpur Sikri is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour at its height. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, it was the old capital of the Moghuls. Arrive Jaipur and check in the hotel. Overnight Hotel.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 05, Jaipur
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting the City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons, Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the facade of Hawa Mahal - the Palace of winds. Overnight at hotel.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 6, Jaipur / Pushkar Today after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar and check in at hotel. Participate and enjoy the camel safari & fun n frolic of the famous Pushkar camel fair. Overnight at hotel / tent.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 7 Pushkar Full day, visit the Pushkar fair and local area. Overnight at hotel.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 8, Pushkar Today enjoy the city tour covering Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Temple - The only exquisite temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, Apteshwar Mahadeo Temple - Dedicated to Lord Shiva : Also visit Dargah of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer 11 kms from Pushkar. It is entered through a high gateway with silver doors. A silver railing surrounds the grave of the saint.
Pushkar Fair 2013 - Day 9, Pushkar / Ajmer / Delhi / Departure Today morning free for you to relax and get the feel of this holy place before your departure to the railway station at Ajmer from where you would board the fast train to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and get transferred to the International airport for your departure flight back home.
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