Experience an exotic holiday, India’s beautiful architectural gems combined with the extravagant camel fair of Pushkar. This ‘7 Nights & 8 Days’ tour will take you to Agra, Jaipur Pushkar, and Delhi. In Agra, you will explore the Mughal era architectural wonders while in Delhi, we discover the new and old charm of the city and enjoy a rickshaw ride. In Rajasthan, we admire the magnificent royal forts and palaces as well as stunning temples, and in the holy town of Pushkar, we discover the world’s only prominent Hindu Temple dedicated to God Brahma. Pushkar adds value to this tour by giving 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, you’ll be transferred to Agra. After checking into your hotel and freshening up, you’ll visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Agra Fort. Built-in the 16th century, this red sandstone fort once served as the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty and is home to beautiful mosques, palaces, and halls.
In the evening, a spectacular sight of the Taj Mahal awaits at sunset. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed white marble masterpiece, commissioned in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his departed wife, is a world-renowned icon and symbol of eternal love.
This morning after breakfast, drive to Jaipur en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Built-in the 16th century, this ancient fortified city was once the capital of the Mughal Empire. The complex includes Diwan-i-Khas, a building that has a beautifully carved pillar at its center and the Panch Mahal palace.
Continue drive to Jaipur and check-in to your hotel upon arrival.
After breakfast, set off for a day of exploration in Jaipur. Take an elephant ride to the majestic Amber Fort, part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hill Forts of Rajasthan. This 17-century ornate palace, split over four levels, was created from marble and pink and yellow sandstone. In the afternoon, drive opposite the incredible Hawa Mahal (‘Palace of Winds’) with its high frontage designed to allow royal veiled ladies to watch ceremonies and festivals without being seen. explore the ‘pink city’ (Jaipur’s Old City) and take in the 18th century City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory that was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in the 18th century.
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel and drive to Pushkar. After lunch in the afternoon, proceed to visit the famous Brahma Temple and Pushkar Lake. The Brahma temple, believed to be 2000 years old, is the only prominent temple 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 ballooning, watch performances like turban tying competition, mustache competition, best-dressed camels, folk music and dance among other interesting activities. Spend the day visiting the colorful Pushkar Fair and enjoying the colorful display of unique exhibitions, exciting competitions, and fascinating events.
Return to your hotel in the evening.
After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and leave for Delhi. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel in Delhi. Rest and relax.
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. 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 by driving past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s House), Parliament House, and India Gate - a memorial to the Indian soldiers who died during the first world war in Persia, Mesopotamia, France, Flanders, Gallipoli, East Africa and elsewhere in the Far-east and the third Anglo-Afghan war.
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||:||7 Nights / 8 Days|
|Starting price||:||510 Per Person|
|Route||:||Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Delhi|