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Pushkar Fair 2010

Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ranakpur - Udaipur.

Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Late night arrival. You will be received by our representative at the airport, who will take you to the hotel. You will be accorded a traditional welcome. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, head on a guided tour of New Delhi. Some of the monuments you visit on your sightseeing tour include Bahai Temple (Lotus Temple), Humayun's Tomb, the Qutab Minar, Connaught Place and India Gate. In the afternoon proceed on a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, visit Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Raj Ghat and other memorials. You also take a ride on a cycle rickshaw.

Dinner with an Indian family is the main highlight of your evening activity. You visit an Indian family for dinner to get an insight into the Indian way of life. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Delhi- Agra
After breakfast proceed to Agra. In the afternoon tour the massive Agra Fort, which was built by the Mughal emperor Akbar. The fort houses various beautiful palaces and mansions that you can visit on your tour of Agra Fort. In the evening visit Taj Mahal and watch the wonder monument change color as the sun sets. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur
After breakfast proceed to the Pink City—Jaipur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the capital city of Akbar, the Mughal emperor. The city has some palatial buildings, a mosque and the shrine of saint Salim Chisti. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in at hotel. In the afternoon, you visit Jaipur's colorful bazaars that are famous for enameled blue pottery, exquisite gem-studded jewelry, engraved brass work, traditional block-printed fabrics and brightly patterned dhurrie rugs together with traditional crafts and miniature painting. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Jaipur
This is the day to take in the architectural beauty of the Pink City. You visit Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Hawa Mahal and other important places on your sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Jaipur is rich with ancient monuments, which were built centuries ago. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Jaipur- Pushkar
After breakfast proceed to Pushkar, the venue of the Cattle Fair. Also known as Pushkar Fair, the fair takes place in the month of November every year. It is the best time to tour Pushkar. During the fair you can see a number of animals including horse, camel, sheep, cow, buffalo and goat brought to the fair for sale. It is one big occasion to witness the riot of colors in Rajasthan. Pushkar is also a pilgrimage destination for the Hindus. Overnight at hotel/Swiss tented accommodation.

Day 07: Pushkar
Explore Pushkar, there are many sites that you can visit. During the fair, there is so much to see and enjoy. You can see various competitions like camel racing, turban tying and long mustaches competitions among others. Pushkar is also to home to the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma. Overnight at hotel/Swiss tented accommodation.

Day 08: Pushkar-Ranakpur-Udaipur
After breakfast, proceed to Udaipur. En-route stop at Ranakpur to visit the famous Jain Temples. Upon arrival in Udaipur, check in at hotel. Udaipur was founded by Maharaja Udai Singh in 1567. Udaipur is famous for its lakes and palaces. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09: Udaipur
After breakfast, head for the city tour. On your sightseeing tour you visit many important tourist places in Udaipur, which include the Jagdish Temple, the City Palace and Lake Pichola. The City Palace is a group of beautiful palaces that was built by successive rulers in the past. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Udaipur-Delhi
After breakfast, transfer to airport to catch a flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Delhi
Early morning transfer to airport to catch a flight back home. Tour ends.