Experience an exotic holiday to India with the beautiful architectural gems combined with the extravagant camel fair of Pushkar. The ‘9 Nights & 10 Days’ tour will let you discover some of the best magical sights and spots of Rajasthan and Delhi. The ornate forts and palaces in Jaipur, the serene lakes of Udaipur, the vibrant affair of Pushkar fair, the outstanding temple arts of Mount Abu, and stunning Mughal architecture in Delhi awaits you. From history to royalty to divinity and to culture, your holiday experience couldn’t get better. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the holy city of Pushkar, which not only has a strong spiritual background but also enlightens tourists with its festivities. Pushkar adds value to your tour by giving you an opportunity to witness Pushkar Fair - one of the largest camel fairs in the world.
On arrival at Delhi Airport, our representative will greet you. After the warm welcome transfer to the hotel and relax.
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. After reaching Jaipur, check-in to the hotel and freshen-up. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may go shopping at the colorful bazaars of Jaipur, which is famous for its unique handicrafts, pottery, fabrics, jewellery, etc.
This morning after breakfast at the hotel, start Jaipur excursion at Amer Fort, a 16th-century majestic red sandstone and white marble fortress-palace. Next, visit Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory housing world’s largest stone sundial. Then proceed to Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, an exquisite 5-story building with over 953 ornate windows. Lastly, City Palace which still continues to be the residence of the royal family, and also houses the City Palace Museum, which displays interesting royal collections. Return to the hotel or visit the local market.
This morning after breakfast, leave for the holy city of Pushkar. Check-in at the hotel and freshen-up, then proceed to visit the famous Brahma Temple and the Pushkar Lake. The Brahma temple, believed to be 2000 years old, is the only prominent temple in the whole world that is dedicated to the Hindu God Brahma. Situated at a walking distance of the temple is the sacred Pushkar Lake where a large number of pilgrims gather to take the holy bath, which is believed to absolve all sins.
Pushkar Fair is also known as the Pushkar Camel Fair. Held over a period of seven days in the month of October and November, it is an annual camel and livestock fair. The festival is also touted to be the world’s largest cattle fairs. Experience various activities offered in the fair like a camel cart ride, hot air balloon, watch performances like turban tying competition, moustcahe competition, best-dressed camels, folk music and dance among other interesting activities. Spend the day visiting the colourful Pushkar Fair and enjoying the colorful display of unique exhibitions, exciting competitions and fascinating events. Return to your hotel.
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Mount Abu, the only hill station of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is refreshing and a summer retreat.
As you reach Mount Abu, check-in to the hotel and relax. Evening at leisure.
After breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Mount Abu. Start the day by visiting the Dilwara Jain Temples dedicated to Jain faith. The exceptionally outstanding architecture of the Dilwara temples are one of the main attractions of Rajasthan. Built-in the 11th and 13th century, the Dilwara temples, created of marble, consists of five temples and exhibits intricate carvings and sculptures. Afterward, drive to Udaipur. On reaching Udaipur, check-in to the hotel.
After breakfast, take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit City Palace built in 1559, a small palace overlooking the dreamy Lake Pichola. It has gradually evolved to be the largest palace in Rajasthan; with attractions like Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. Later, visit Saheliyon Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honor of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose, and visit Lok Kala Mandal, a cultural institution with a museum, which exhibits collection of folk art items like folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls folk musical instruments, folk deities, and paintings. Opened seven days a week, puppet shows and folk dancing are conducted every evening in an adjacent open-air theatre. The next stop will be at Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Evening is free to relax, optionally you can take a walk through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur up to the Ghats at lake Pichola. Enjoy Boat ride at Lake Pichola.
After breakfast in Udaipur, transfer to the airport to board a flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, get transferred to your hotel in Delhi for check-in. Rest and relax in the hotel. In the evening, we’ll take you shopping to one of Delhi’s most vibrant markets, the Dilli Haat – a handicraft village in Delhi to experience the culture from across India. Dilli Haat is an open-air market set up in rural style setting and offers craft, food and cultural activities from across India. Look for fabrics with unique patterns, interesting jewellery, creative wood, metal, and pottery work among other things.
After breakfast, set out on a sightseeing tour (for 6-7 hours) of Delhi city. You’ll first go for Old Delhi sightseeing, starting with Jama Masjid, the country's largest mosque, built-in 1656. The mosque's courtyard is capable of holding 25,000 devotees at once. Next, visit Delhi’s oldest and biggest market Chandni Chowk. Later, enjoy a rickshaw ride from Fatehpuri Masjid to the impressive red sandstone monument of Red Fort. Here, our driver will pick you up and drive you to Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi - Father of the Nation.
Afterward, proceed to Humayun’s Tomb (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), an early example of fine Mughal architecture in India, built-in 1565. Humayun's Tomb is often said to be the is said to be the inspiration behind the Taj Mahal. Later, tour New Delhi and by driving past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s House), Parliament House, and India Gate - the national monument of India was constructed in memory of thousands of Indian soldiers who fought in WW-I.
Lastly, visit Qutub Minar (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), a soaring tower of victory constructed in 1193 under the Islamic ruler Qutub-ud-din-Aibak, immediately after the defeat of the last Hindu Kingdom in Delhi. The marble and red sandstone built structure is nearly 73 meters tall and tapers from a 15-meter-diameter base to just 2.5 meters at the top. After sightseeing, we’ll drop you at the airport.
Note: *Flexibility in timing of sightseeing in Delhi on the day of departure.
|Duration||:||9 Nights / 10 Days|
|Starting price||:||669 Per Person|
|Route||:||Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Delhi|