PUSHKAR FAIR FROM JAIPUR

8 Nights / 9 Days


PUSHKAR FAIR FROM JAIPUR

Jaipur – Pushkar – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Jaipur

Experience an exotic holiday, India’s beautiful architectural gems combined with the extravagant camel fair of Pushkar. On this ‘8 Nights & 9 Days’ tour to Rajasthan, we will take you to the best attractions of the state of the Maharajas. Starting off in Jaipur - the seat of the Maharajas, Udaipur where the mesmerizing lakes enhance the view, and Jodhpur - the blue city. Discover unique and diverse culture, stunning architectural wonders inlcuding forts, palaces and temples, and people on the go. 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. Adding value to this tour, Pushkar gives you the opportunity to see the annual Puhskar Fair - one of the largest camel fairs in the world.

Highlights

  • Learn about Jaipur city's varied and contrasting history.
  • Journey up the Aravalli Mountains on an elephant back to reach the World Heritage Site listed Fort of Amer.
  • Hear stories about the interesting Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) with its exquisite 953 ornate windows.
  • See the colors of Rajasthan come alive at the Pushkar Fair Grounds.
  • Discover the stunningly ornate Jain Temples of Ranakpur.
  • Attend the very colourful annual Pushkar Camel Fair in the holy city of Pushkar.
  • Enjoy a boat ride in Lake Pichola with the mesmerizing Udaipur City in view.
  • Private tour guide for a more personalized experience.
  • Transport in a private chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicle including hotel pick-up and drop-off.

DAY 1
Arrive in Jaipur
On arrival at Jaipur airport, our representative will greet you. After the warm welcome, transfer to the hotel. Check-in to the hotel and freshen up. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may go shopping at the colourful bazaars of Jaipur, which is famous for its unique handicrafts, pottery, fabrics, jewelry, etc.
Overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

DAY 2
Jaipur
This morning after breakfast at hotel, start Jaipur excursion at Amber Fort, a 16th century majestic red sandstone and white marble fortress-palace located on a hill top of the Aravalli Ranges. Reach up to the entrance gate of majestic fort riding on the back of a caparisoned elephant. Next, visit Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory housing world’s largest stone sundial. Then drive past Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, an exquisite 5-storey 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. Overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

DAY 3
Jaipur - Pushkar (approx. 147 Km / 3 Hrs & 30 min)
After breakfast, proceed to the holy city of Pushkar, which is the venue of the annual Pushkar Fair. Then proceed for the local sightseeing of the holy town of Pushkar visiting the only Brahma Temple in India and the Pushkar Lake. Overnight stay at hotel in Pushkar. Pushkar is a sacred town for the Hindus, situated 11 kms. to the North-West of Ajmer. The charm of this sleepy, lakeside settlement so captivated the great Indian poet, Kalidas,that it found a place in his classic, Abhigyan Sakuntalam. The Great Hindu epics of Mahabharat and Ramayana make references to this religious place regarded to be Adi Tiratha. Evidence points to its having existed during the fourth century B.C. lake in the inhospitable surroundings of a desert is no less than a miracle.
Overnight at hotel in Pushkar.

DAY 4
Pushkar - Pushkar Fair
Pushkar Fair is also known as 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, moustache 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 in the evening.

DAY 5
Pushkar - Udaipur (approx. 298 Km / 6 Hrs)
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel and start towards your next destination - Udaipur, a beautiful city of Rajasthan, located 283 km off Jaipur. Well known as the City of Lakes, Udaipur is the historic capital of the Mewar Kingdom. The place takes every visitor through Rajput era.
On reaching Udaipur, check-in to your hotel.

DAY 6
Udaipur Sightseeing
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 honour 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 theater. 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.
Overnight at hotel in Udaipur.

DAY 7
Udaipur - Jodhpur (approx. 300 Km / 7 Hrs); En-route visit Ranakpur Jain Temple
After breakfast, leave for Jodhpur. En route visit the famous Jain Temples of Ranakpur – a three-storied 15th century temple made of white marble. It was built by a rich Jain businessman and is dedicated to Lord Adinath - 1st Tiranthakara (Spiritual teacher) of Jainism. This temple is said to have around 1,400 pillars that are designed totally different from each other. It was among the 77 sites to be nominated as the 7 wonders of the world.
Continue driving to Jodhpur. On reaching, check-in at the hotel and relax. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 8
Jodhpur
After enjoying breakfast at hotel, leave for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Start with visit Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most impressive forts of Rajasthan. The walls of the fort surround the old city of Jodhpur, and the fort stands 100 feet on a perpendicular cliff and 400 feet above the skyline of Jodhpur. Fabricated with red sandstone, the fort is a sight to behold. Located close to the fort is Jaswant Thada - a serene white marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, built in 1899. The main memorial has been built like a temple with intricately carved marble stone that is sculpted by genius artisans. Afterwards, visit the iconic landmark of the town - Clock Tower (otherwise called Ghanta Ghar); close to it is the vibrant and quaint Sadar Market selling textiles, antiques, silverware and handicrafts.
Overnight at hotel in Jodhpur.


DAY 9
Jodhpur - Jaipur (approx. 335 Km / 7 Hrs) - Departure
This morning after breakfast, drive to Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur, we’ll transfer you to the airport to continue with your onward journey.




Hotel Options

  • 3 Star - Jaipur- Surya Villa Pushkar- Aaram Bagh Udaipur- Atulya Niwas Jodhpur - Lords Inn
  • 4 Star - Jaipur- Four Point by Sheraton Pushkar- Bhanwar Singh Palace Udaipur-Karohi Haveli Jodhpur- Park Plaza
  • 5 Star - Jaipur- Hilton Pushkar- Westinn Udaipur- Shiv Niwas Palace Jodhpur- Ajit bhawan

“Similar/Suggestive Hotels will be provided in case of unavailability.”


Package Includes -

  • 09 Nights’ Accommodation at above stated Hotels.
  • Arrival assistance by GeTS Holidays Representative.
  • Daily Buffet at all the Hotels/Resorts.
  • All transfers & Sightseeing as per the itinerary by chauffer driven A/C Private vehicle.
  • Daily 01 bottle of water on board.
  • All applicable taxes.

OPTIONAL ADD-ON'S -

  • Elephant Ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur.
  • Entrance & Chowkhi Dhani Dinner with a Rajasthani Folk Dance, Jaipur.
  • Camel Ride in Pushkar.
  • Jeep Safari at Bishnoi Village in Jodhpur.
  • Horse Safari Near Lake Palace, Udaipur.
  • Evening Boating at Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
  • Local English Speaking Guide at each location.
  • Entrance Fees to Monuments/Sightseeing Places

We’ll happily customize this tour, tailor-made to your interests. Our tours aim at offering hassle-free services to all our clients while they relax and enjoy their India Getaway.


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