Place to visit: Delhi - Pushkar - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Agra
Duration: 10 Night / 11 Days
Price: 1290 EUROS / 1590 USD
Pushkar Camel fair is one of the most popular fairs in India. Tourists from all over India and across the world visit Pushkar in huge numbers every year. The festival showcases versatility and cultural diversity of Rajasthan. It is also known as ‘Pushkar Mela’ and celebrated especially to worship the Kartik Purnima Festival happens on the full moon day as per the Hindu calendar. Being the most-sought after festival of the year, it is attended by thousands of tourist’s year. Camel and cattle are the main attraction of the festival, and Hindu pilgrims take a holy bath in the divine Pushkar Lake and worship at the Lord Brahma temple. Being a huge festival, tourists can experience various cultures and rituals of Rajasthan, and can also take home memorable souvenirs including decoration pieces, artifacts, jewelry, traditional outfits, footwear etc.
Camels play a great role in this extremely popular and beautiful fair. Villagers bring camels to the festival and decorate them for beauty contests and exchange them too. Due to this ritual, it is called as Pushkar Camel Fair. Along with that, one can also witness mesmerizing traditional dance performances, snake charmers and carousel rides for entertainment. Entertainment level is on high during the fair as there are many more entertaining acts performed by various artists. For an instance, you can watch puppet acts, bridal contest, camel rides and various live music acts. However, the camel race and contest is the major attraction of the first day and throughout the fair.
All those who are planning to attend Pushkar Camel Fair must know that the fair is entirely depends on the moon cycle. However, it is usually take place in October and November. This year, the fair will commence on 15th November and ends on 23 November.
As Pushkar is just 40 km away from the beautiful city Ajmer, one can also pay a visit to the Ajmer Sharif, the holy place of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti. Tourists often visit the place while going through Pushkar Camel Fair to look for his endowments.
One can also do a lot of activities in Pushkar Camel Fair. The first one is Camel safari on the vast desert of Sahara and click pictures to be remembered for lifetime. The second activity is camping in luxurious tents in tranquil settings. The third one is Hot Air Balloon ride to witness the fair from great height. One can find out multiple vendors offering balloon ride at different prices. The fourth is Horse Safari which is again a ride to remember. One can stroll around the fair and explore the surroundings while enjoying the ride.
There are many premium accommodations in and around Pushkar offering best services to tourists. So, one doesn’t need to worry a little for accommodation. However, it is advised to book your accommodation or Pushkar Camel Fair tour packages in advance to avoid any kind of inconvenience. To get best tour packages of Pushkar Camel Fair, you can also check out Cosy Travels, a leading national and international tour operator in Delhi.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Udaipur , Visit Jagdish Temple,City Palace ,Pichola Lake ,Fatehsagar Lake ,Lok Kala Mandal ,Saheliyon ki Bari and and Shilpgram ,evening at leisure ,overnight Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur on the way visit Ranakpur Jain temples , dating back to the 15th century is part of the itinerary. 200 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The Temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. Includes visits to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures ,upon arrival in Jodhpur transfer to the hotel,evening at leisure,overnight Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur,upon arrival transfer to the hotel,evening at leisure ,overnight Jaipur
After breakfast proceed to visit Hawa Mahal, Amber Palace ,Jal Mahal ,City Palace and Jantar Mantar ,evening at leisure,overnight Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Delhi ,upon arrival transfer to the hotel,later visit India Gate ,Qutub Minar,Humayun Tomb and lotus temple,evening at leisure,overnight Delhi
After breakfast visit Jama Masjid ,Red Fort ,Raj Ghat and in the evening transfer to the airport to catch the flight back home.