Pushkar Festival

Pushkar Festival 


15th Nov to 23 Nov 2018

Duration: 5 days


Highlights: Pushkar Mela, Pushkar City, Cultural tour of India, Brahma Temple, Cattle Trading, Horse Trading, Purshkar Lake



Pushkar is the Pilgrimage city of India & is the home of only Brahma Temple in India and millions of pilgrims come here for blessing from the lord, guidance and to wash their sins away. It is just on the banks of the beautiful Pushkar Lake which also has divine powers. The lake has 52 Ghats and it is believed that wash your sins away. 

The best time to visit Pushkar during Kartik Poornima in October-November. Lakhs of pilgrims visit Pushkar as the annual Pushkar fair is organised. Take part in the special devotional activities during this phase and find true spiritual piece. There are more than 500 temples around this lake and exploring those makes you forget the world and be near to God. Pushkar a small city situated in the states of Rajasthan. 

It is one of the world's biggest camel fairs. Apart from the purchasing and offering of animals, it has turned into a vital vacation destination. For example, the "matka phod", "longest mustache", and "marriage rivalry" are the primary draws for this reasonable which pulls in a large number of tourists It is celebrated for five days from the Kartik ekadashi to Kartik Poornima, the full moon day (the 15th) of Kartik (October- November) in Hindu calendar.

The Rajasthan tourism ministry has taken several measures to ensure the comfort and safety of the tourists who come to Pushkar. There are many hotels in the city ranging from the luxurious to the budget-friendly. Thus, accommodation and food are easily available here. But during the Pushkar cattle fair duration get ready to shell out extra bucks for your accommodation because the entire city is almost sold out months ago.

Pushkar festival, has an interesting and long historical past which one can listen from the villagers from Pushkar. Pushkar is a tranquil and peaceful city. pushkar mela fair For those who want to know about Pushkar and its great historical and cultural heritage, a visit to this city gives the perfect opportunity.

An opportunity to visit the locals of Rajasthan. The locals here are still free from commercialization. From Photographers interested to capture the lifestyle and travel stories; the grand occasion of Pushkar festival is definitely a priceless treat. Once the trading of cattle gets completed, they are then bred and decked up with beautiful clothes and dazzling ornaments for public displays. Every year Pushkar Fair is celebrated with great vigor by the locals of Rajasthan. The images of silver bells making heart pleasing jingles and animals walking over sparkling sand dunes are usual yet fascinating at this stunning cultural retreat. Thousands of villagers flock to the ancient temple town of Pushkar, to bathe in the holy waters of the lake there at this time. The town comes alive with men and women dressed in their traditional colorful best, buying and selling brilliantly adorned camels, while street magicians, performers, storytellers and soothsayers vend their wares and services. If ever there was an opportunity to experience - and photograph - a traditional, authentic Indian festival.



Itinerary


10 nights & 11 days


Delhi - Agra-Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur


Day 1: Delhi Arrival
On arrival at Delhi International Airport you will be transferred to the hotel. Relax at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Old Delhi.Starting with Raj Ghat , where India’s son Mahatma Gandhi cremated .Visit the largest mosque in India known as Jama Masjid. After lunch, proceed for sightseeing of New Delhi. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb , memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun , built in 16th century. Our next attraction will be Qutub Minar , the tallest minaret of world. Also visit the India Gate & President House , the official residence of President of India. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3:  Delhi – Agra (The Taj Mahal) - 220 Kms
After breakfast lead to Agra. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Later in the afternoon take a tour to the visit of Agra Fort , the majestic fort of red sandstone stands on the banks of river Yamuna , Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb. Visit the magnificent TAJ MAHAL , one of the seven wonders of the world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is a perfect example of most extravagant love. Evening free to explore the local streets.Overnight at hotel.

Day 4 – Agra – Jaipur enroute Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur ( 240 Kms)
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Jaipur, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri , knowns as Ghost Capital. Visit the tomb of Salim Chishti , Akbar’s residential complex. Later drive straight to Jaipur.Upon arrival check in at hotel.Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 – Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast in the morning you will be taken for Amber Fort , the majestic fort located at the top of Aravali Hills. Take a short ride on elephant’s back to reach at the fort , a overwhelming experience. Come back to the city & visit the City Palace , a perfection of Rajput & Mughal architecture , Palace of Winds popular as Hawa Mahal , a five storied building to enable the royal ladies to view the outside life & world. Later proceed to Jantar Mantar , a astronomical observatory. Enjoy the evening dinner at a village resort with typical Rajasthani experience. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 – Jaipur – Jodhpur (350 Kms)
After morning breakfast leave for Jodhpur at the edge of Desert also called as Blue City of India.Upon arrival check in at hotel . Evening free at leisure to stroll around the local streets of Royal city.Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 – Jodhpur – Udaipur
After breakfast take a tour of Jodhpur. Begin with the Mehrangarh Fort , most imposing fort of India & houses of excellent museum.Visit Jaswant Thada – A cenotaph of the rulers of Jodhpur built in lucid white marble & Umaid Bhawan Palace. Post the sightseeing assignment drive straight to Udaipur , a romantic city of Rajasthan , also familiar as Lake City.Upon arrival check in at hotel & overnight.

Day 8 – Udaipur Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast , Start your tour to visit the City Palace ,built by Maharana Udai Singh on the bank of Pichola Lake Jagdish Temple , Sahelion-ki-Bari ( Gardens of the maids of Honor ). Later in the evening enjoy boat cruise on Lake Pichola . After a busy day return back to the hotel and relax. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9 - Udaipur – Pushkar ( 280 Kms)
After breakfast, Leave to Pushkar a very famous religious hindu religious centre & houses of various sacred temples.Upon arrival check in at hotel. In the afternoon take a sightseeing tour of Pushkar. You will visit the Brahma Temple ( said to be the one & only temple of Lord Brahma in world ) & other various temples. Later visit the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer , a world wide popular pilgrimage centre which attracts a large number of pilgrims every year.Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Pushkar Fair
After breakfast, enjoy Pushkar Mela. This is a pilgrimage destination and you will see temples that are a hubbub of activity during this auspicious period. There is usually a colorful religious procession that goes through the alleys this morning, but this events schedule can change and so it is not guaranteed. Visit the holy lake in the middle of town where pilgrims are taking a dip to wash away their sins.Experience the camel race, where some camels will develop a mind of their own and head in every other direction but the finish line. You will be amazed by the speed and grace of these awkward looking animals as they fly over the sand. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11 – Pushkar – Jaipur ( 180 Kms)
After breakfast, transfer to Jaipur International Airport for your onward journey.(Tour ends)


Overnight stay:
  • Delhi– 2 nights
  • Agra– 1 night
  • Jaipur–2 nights
  • Jodhpur–1 night
  • Udaipur–2 nights
  • Pushkar–2 nights
Tour Includes:
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Tour Guides
  • Hotel Plan: CPAI
  • All entry Tickets & entrance fees
  • Ground transportation

Excludes:
  • Train Tickets/Air tickets
  • Any personal expenses which is not mention in itinerary
  • Gst 5%

Note:
  • All Inclusion & Exclusions are as per Itinerary
  • All price are net price, no commission included.
  • 5 % of profit from this tour will goes to community development of Tribal villages.
  • Package can be redesign according to the wish of our esteem visitors and partners.
  • Rooms are not blocked, in case of unavailability; we will book in alternate hotels.
  • Price may Change with change of Our Vendor agreement.
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  • 100 % payment to be deposited before arrival of Visitors.
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