Pushkar Festival.com -- » Pushkar Taj Mahal Tour
Pushkar Taj Mahal Tour
Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Mandawa - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01 Delhi
Arrive Delhi and transfer to the the hotel for O/N stay.
Day 02 Delhi
After b/f full day sightseeing of Delhi. O/N at the hotel.
Day 03 Delhi - Mandawa
After b/fast, leave for the town of Mandawa located in the Shekawati region of North - West Rajasthan. Afternoon, visit Mandawa bazaar and havelis. O/N at the hotel.
Day 04 Mandawa
After b/fast, visit some of the havelis in the small town around Mandawa. O/N at the hotel.
Day 05 Mandawa - Pushkar
After breakfast, drive for Pushkar. On arrival transfer to Hotel. O/N at hotel / Tent.
Day 06: Pushkar
After breakfast, day at Pushkar Mela. Spend the day walking through the traditional decorated fair ground and view various activities, like - dance, camel races and many more. Overnight at Hotel / Tent.
Day 07: Pushkar
Early morning visit bathing ghats of Pushkar, where thousands of pilgrims take holy bath. Return back to Hotel / Tent for breakfast. Afterwards, Take a tour of Savitri temple, Man Mahal. Overnight at Hotel / Tent.
Day 08: Pushkar - Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09 : Jaipur
Morning visit the Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back. Afternoon at leisure / shopping. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Jaipur / Agra, visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute
Morning drive to Agra, enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Evening visit to the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 : Agra / Delhi
Early morning (Sunrise) visit to to the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Evening drive to Delhi. Transfer to airport for flight back to home.
Pushkar houses as many as 400 temples and 52 ghats, which includes the Brahma temple, the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the country. Pushkar is amongst the important pilgrimages in the country visited by devotees from all over the country.