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Pushkar Fair Tour 2013

Pushkar Fair TourPushkar is the famous little town located to the east of Rajasthan. Every November (this year from 7th to 17th), it gets even more crowded, with thousands of people, during the famous Pushkar Camel Fair. Home to India's only temple dedicated to Brahmais town of Pushkar in Rajasthan. The fair is undoubtedly one of the important fairs and festivals in Rajasthan.

The history of Pushkar Fair states that on the day of Poornima, all the 330 million deities of Hinduism visit Pushkar Lake and bless the devout. So thousands of devotees converge for a holy dip at the lake to wash away their sins and pay obeisance at the only Brahma Temple in the world.

Pushkar Fair, Rajasthan is distinguished by the large scale participation of the people like cattle traders, shopkeepers, merchants, dancers, musicians and artisans. Pushkar Fair is the world's largest camel fair in Rajasthan India. Pushkar Camel Fair takes place around the months of October and November according to the Gregorian calendar.
Pushkar Fair Tour
Duration Duration : 8 Days
DestinationDestinations : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur - Delhi

Pushkar Fair Tour

Day 1 : Arrive - Delhi
On arrival meet and greet at the International airport and transfer to hotel.

Pushkar Fair TourDay 2 : Delhi - Agra (Shatabdi Exp 0615/0805 hrs)
Agra - Jaipur ( 250 kms - 5 hours drive)

Morning departure transfer to railway stationfor train to Agra. On arrival proceed to Taj Mahal, (closed Friday), arguably the greatest monument to love, built by Shah Jahan as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz and a building world renowned for its power and beauty. Restored by Lord Curzon after the demise of the Mughal Empire had led to its decline it is immediately recognizable that the shape, design and material combine to produce perfection. The craftsmanship is outstanding with semi-precious stones inlaid into the marble in beautiful patterns, a process known as pietra dura, whilst the white marble reflects every change in light allowing the Taj to appear to change its hue according to the light and time of day.

Afternoon Agra for the drive to Jaipur en-route visit to Fatehpur Sikri, the one time red sandstone capital of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri grew into a city that is still today a reminder of his power, lifestyle and vision. Afterwards continue your journey onto Jaipur. On arrival check into the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 : Jaipur
This morning drive through the rugged hills that surround Jaipur city to visit Amber Fort a beautiful palace with ornate mosaics, colored stone inlays, intricately painted murals, palaces, temples and cooling courtyard watercourses. In the afternoon take a guided walking tour through the old city to explore the colorful markets and bazaars before continuing onto the City Palace complex that occupies the centre of Jaipur. Painted pink as a mark of welcome, the City Palace was completed in 1732 and houses the intriguing Armory Museum and the beautiful Peacock Gate. Nearby is the Hawa Mahal, or Palace of the Winds, which forms part of the east wall of the City Palace complex. Built at the turn of the 19th Century this five storied structure with its elaborate fašade was built for the ladies of the harem and is best seen from the street outside. Further along is the Jantar Mantar the largest stone observatory in world.

Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 : Jaipur - PushkarPushkar Fair Tour
Morning drive to Pushkar. At the centre of the town is Pushkar Lake, believed to have formed when Brahma dropped a lotus while looking for somewhere to pray. Now the town has over 400 temples, and many pilgrims come to bathe in the holy waters. On arrival check into the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel
Meals: breakfast

Day 5 : Pushkar
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Overnight at the hotel

Day 6 : Pushkar - Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur, set in the Girwa Valley amongst the Aravalli Hills of south Rajasthan, Udaipur is a beautiful city and regarded by many as the most romantic in India. In contrast to the many neighbouring 'desert' cities Udaipur is an image of white marble palaces, languid deep blue lakes and attractive gardens set against a background of endless green hills. On arrival check into the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel

Pushkar Fair TourDay 7 : Udaipur
This morning visit the City Palace which is an impressive complex of several palaces and stands on a hill on the banks of Lake Pichola. Of interest is the attractive Mor Chowk court, the Manak Mahal or 'Ruby Palace', the Chini ki Chitra Mahal and the Queen's Palace. Afterwards leave the palace and walk through the old town to view the impressively carved Jagdish Mandir temple built in 1651 and dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In the afternoon take a sunset cruise on Lake Pichola (water level permitting) to admire the serene beauty of Udaipur.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 8 : Delhi/out
Departure transfer to airport for flight back home.

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