Pushkar Tours

Duration: 12 Days / 13 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Pushkar - Udaipur - Deogarh - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi

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  • Overview

    Pushkar Signature Tour gives you the privilege of eyeing the traditional Pushkar fair while taking a rollercoaster ride to some major destinations in Rajasthan like Udaipur, Deogarh, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Bharatpur and Agra.

    Day 1 : Abroad - Delhi – Gurgaon (Ncr)

    Upon arrival in Delhi, the guests will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel in NCR.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2 : Gurgaon – Delhi – Gurgaon

    Morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi - Former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the 'rickshaw ride' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from the Fort. Later 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.

    Afternoon visit 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.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3 : Delhi - Pushkar ( Distance of 325 kms )

    In the morning just after early breakfast you will check out from hotel and drive to Pushkar, on arrival check in the Deluxe Camps.

    Deluxe tents which captures the luxurious nostalgia of a bygone age of the Maharaja's Safari and Shikar camps, combined with innovative design demonstrating many of the skills and crafts of Marwar. The camp consists of tents, each with verandah, bedroom and bathroom. There is a large dining tent serving the best of Rajasthani cuisine and a large open reception tent with seating areas.

    Pushkar is famous for its colourful annual fair during kartik poornima (full moon) in the November each year. At this time, this otherwise peaceful and gentle village on the banks of holy Pushkar take is thrown into colourful confusion when the desert tribes and camel caravans meet to trade cattle, camels, goat, sheep, clothes, jewellery and spices. Upto 200000 traders and 50000 cattle pour into town, along with numerous festooned camels and colourful pilgrims. After 10 hectic days of livestock dealing, camel racing and colourful festivities, on the night of the full moon (Kartik Purnima), everybody goes for a big holy dip in the lake and performs religious rituals in its waters, to the accompaniment of temple & folk music.

    Overnight at Camp

    Day 4 : Pushkar

    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 Camp.

    Day 5 : Pushkar - Udaipur ( Distance of 294 kms )

    Morning drive to Udaipur on arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the City Palace stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant gardens running down to the waterside.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 6 : Udaipur

    Morning city tour of Udaipur, one of India's most romantic cities and famed for its lovely palaces and lakes. Begin by visiting the City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments, then continue on to the Garden of Maidens "Sahelion-ki-bari".

    Afternoon at leisure for own activities.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7 : Udaipur - Deogarh ( Distance of 140 kms )

    Morning drive to Deogarh on arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Deogarh Mahal - built in 1670 A.D., the Mahal stands at a height of 2100 ft. above sea level with its bold battlements, domed turrets and balconies offering a commanding view of the surrounding Aravalli mountains and its rugged rock-strewn countryside dotted by a number of lakes.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 8 : Deogarh - Jaipur ( Distance of 180 kms )

    Late morning drive to Jaipur on arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Afternoon city tour of Jaipur - "The Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. 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 hotel.

    Day 9 : Jaipur

    Morning 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.

    Afternoon at leisure.

    Overnight at hotel.

     

    Day 10 : Jaipur – Ranthambore ( Distance of 130 kms )

    Morning check out from hotel and drive to Ranthambore

    On arrival check in the hotel and relax for while and enjoy the nature and overnight at the hotel

    Ranthambore : Ranthambore was the erstwhile hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Jaipur until 1955 when it was declared as a game sanctuary. With the emergence of Project Tiger, it was declared a national park and listed among its protected reserves in 1980. With time, it emerged as the wildlife photographers' delight as it offers them a chance to photograph the tiger in its natural environment. A Jeep Safari in the national park, a cultural and traditional experience with the Meena tribes, and for the more adventurous, a night-out in the hideouts of the park makes Ranthambore a good choice to visit.

    Day 11 : Ranthambore

    Early morning and afternoon you will be escorted on a game viewing in the sanctuary canter.

    Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary - Rajasthan's most renowned wildlife sanctuary, it is 400 sq kms of dry deciduous forest, perfect natural habitat for tigers, and is set in the Aravalli and Vindhya hills, dotted with pavillions and dominated by a hilltop fort. Ranthambore was one of the hunting preserves of the former rulers of Jaipur and because of this the Maharajas ensured the environment was preserved and the forest and their inhabitants well protected. It has a good population of tiger and their prey species, and has been declared a "Project Tiger" reserve. Wildlife includes blue bull, black buck, spotted deer or cheetal, wild boar, a large variety of bird species and, if very lucky, the rarely seen leopard.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 12 : Ranthambore – Bharatpur – Agra

    Shatabdi Express departs at 0705 hrs and arrival Bharatpur at 0925 hrs

    Early morning check out from the hotel and board the train from station to reach Bharatpur, on arrival our representative will meet you at the station who will assist you to the cab and straight drive to Agra, on arrival check in the hotel and relax for the morning.

    Late afternoon visit the Red Fort - lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. It was built by Akbar 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.

    Day 13 : Agra – Delhi ( Distance of 201 kms )

    Morning visit the famous Taj Mahal -.This most famous Moghul monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child.The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. Above the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan are false tombs, a common practice in Indian mausoleums.

    Later on drive to New Delhi and drop at the airport to board the flight for onward journey.

  • Get in touch

    Rajasthan Travel Services
    Contact Person: Mr. Suresh Sirwani
    52-55, Ground Floor, Ganpati Plaza,
    M.I. Road, Jaipur - 302001
    Cell No : 91 - 09829050852
    E-mail: suresh@rts.co.in