Pushkar Cattle Fair (Photography Tour).
Pushkar Photo Walk or Pushkar Photography Tour organized by Pushkar India in association with photographytours.in during Pushkar Cattle Fair is targeted for the travelers interested in photography.
Pushkar Cattle Fair
DAY 1: ARRIVAL DELHI
On arrival, our representative will welcome you at the airport and escort you to the hotel to check in. The capital of India, the city is also the media capital, fashion hotspot, corporate hub and political seat of the nation. What better place than Delhi, to start discovering India.Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 2: DELHI-JODHPUR
After breakfast, take a city tour of Delhi. Visit structures like the Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort built by Shah Jahan. Also visit Chandni Chowk - the street of the silversmiths, and Rajghat - the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, Humayun's Tomb - built in the mid-16th century and an example of early Mughal architecture, Qutab Minar, and more. Later transfer to the railway station to board an overnight train for Jodhpur.
DAY 3: JODHPUR
Transfer to the hotel on arrival in the morning. Afternoon, take a city tour of Jodhpur and visit the Mehrangarh Fort, which literally means Majestic Fort. Located at the center of the city. It has a collection of well-preserved musical instruments, palanquins, furniture and cannons on the fort's ramparts. Close to the fort complex lies the Jaswant Thada - a white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Also visit the Clock Tower at the city center. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4: JODHPUR-RANAKPUR-UDAIPUR
After breakfast, leave for Udaipur, visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur on the way. This cluster of temples, made of intricately sculpted white marble, is a marvelous feat of architecture and a feast for the eyes. So well preserved and sparkling is the marble that it is hard to believe that the structures were built in 1460. Arrive at Udaipur in the evening and check in at the hotel.
DAY 5: UDAIPUR
After breakfast, visit the romantic city of Udaipur. Explore the City Palace which is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan; Jagdish temple, a fine Indo Aryan temple built in 1651; Sahelion ki Bari or Garden of the Maids, which is a small garden with fountains, kiosks, marble elephants and lotus pool. In the evening, enjoy a serene boat ride on Lake Pichola. Back to the hotel and overnight stay.
DAY 6: UDAIPUR-CHITTORGARH-PUSHKAR
Visit Chittorgarh after breakfast, en route to Pushkar. The hilltop fortress of Chittorgarh symbolizes the romantic ideal of Rajput chivalry. A stronger enemy sacked the fort 3 times from 1303 to 1568 and on each occasion, the women of the fort committed or mass self-immolation in a funeral pyre. Arrive at Pushkar and check in at hotel. Stay overnight.
DAY 7: PUSHKAR
Full day, visit the Pushkar fair and local area. The world's largest camel fair and undeniably, the world's largest cattle fair in general is held in the holy town of Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan, India. The Pushkar fair is indubitably the world's largest camel fair. A host of competitions are the main attractions of this fair that attract thousands of tourists every year.
DAY 8: PUSHKAR
Full day, visit the Pushkar fair and local area.The fair takes place on the banks of the Pushkar Lake and begins with an exciting camel race. One can buy and sell livestock in this fair. The fair is also popular among women for trinkets, knick-knacks and clothes on sale. Other places to see in Pushkar are Pushkar Lake, Jagat Pita Shri Brahma temple, Savitri temple, Man Mahal and Pushkar Palace. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 9: PUSHKAR-JAIPUR
In the morning, visit the fair. Set out for Jaipur during afternoon. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan in India and is also called the ‘Pink City’ for the vast use of pink stucco in many of the city’s constructions. Royal and rustic, Jaipur is home to several beautiful forts, palaces and temples. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 10: JAIPUR
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort beginning with an elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravalli Hills to the entrance of the fort. Take a city tour of Jaipur afterwards. Amber Fort is at a distance of 11 km from Jaipur. The construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. In the afternoon, visit the City Palace, which has a museum with an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamelware and weapons; Jantar Mantar, an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728, and the Hawa Mahal. Stay at the hotel overnight.
DAY 11: JAIPUR - AGRA
After breakfast, leave for Agra. Visiting the Mughal structure Fatehpur Sikri on the way. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, the Fatehpur Sikri was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Observe the marvelous buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti and Panch Mahal, which are still preserved in their original glory. Arrive at Agra in the evening and check in at a hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 12: AGRA - DELHI
After breakfast, tour the city of Agra. Visit the Agra Fort, Tomb of Itmad-ud-daulah and the Taj Mahal. The Agra Fort was initiated by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and extended by his grandson, Shah Jahan. The tomb of Itmad-ud-daulah, constructed by Noor Jahan between 1622 and 1628 is very similar to the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan. The highlight of the day is a trip to the beautiful Taj Mahal constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Leave for Delhi in the afternoon. Arrive at Delhi and transfer to the international airport to board a flight back to home.Tour ends.