Pushkar Fair Tour with Taj
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
Destination : Delhi, Ajmer, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi :
Arrival at Delhi where guest will be greeted by representative of Pushkar India. Post formal meet up and greeting, transfer to hotel for check in. Day free for own activities and rest to beat the jetlag. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Ajmer - Pushkar
Early morning drop at Railway station to catch Shatabdi Train from New Delhi Railway station. Arrival Ajmer at around 1 PM where team member of Pushkar India will meet with chauffer driven vehicle for transfer to Pushkar. The drive between Pushkar and Ajmer is almost 30 kms passing through the countryside of Rajasthan.
Arrival Pushkar, Check in at Hotel / Camps. Post lunch and relaxation, proceed for Pushkar walking tour. Evening free for own activities at campsite wherein Rajasthani Cultural Show will be hosted every evening during dinner. Overnight at Hotel / Tented accommodation.
Day 03: Pushkar Fair
Post breakfast explore India's and perhaps the world's most colorful folk festival - the Pushkar Fair. Observe, explore and photograph the colorful Fair. Enjoy a camel ride, enjoy the festivities and many interesting events or visit the many temples along the Pushkar Lake including the famous Brahma temple. Overnight will be in deluxe tents in fair grounds.
Day 04 : Pushkar Fair
Day free for own activities and photography in and around Pushkar. (One may opt to take the extension tour of Pushkar Village Tour or Pushkar Cycling Tour). Overnight will be in deluxe tents in fair grounds.
Day 05: Pushkar - Jaipur
Morning after breakfast drive towards Jaipur stopping at Ajmer to capture its famous Dargha Sahab. Arrival Jaipur and check in at hotel. Day free for street photography at Jaipur. Later in evening we will proceed towards the Nahargarh Fort where you can take some amazing shots of the sunset over the entire city. Dinner will be served at the hotel and if you still have some energy left, you can go for a stroll through the busy markets at night.
Day 06: Jaipur
The day will start with early move in order to catch sunrise from Amber fort, the morning light offers a perfect canvass for any photograph. After breakfast at the hotel, we'll head back to the fort so you can capture the inside of this amazing building.
Just before lunch we'll head over to Monkey Valley and your first chance for some action shots of the many simian characters you'll meet along your trip.
Lunch at the hotel and then you'll be moving straight on to explore the heart of the Pink City – the old walled part of Jaipur. This includes City Palace, the royal observatory and the Palace of Winds, a five-story structure of pink sandstone accentuated by honeycombed windows that overlooks the old city– as well as giving you a taste of life in Rajasthan's busy capital.
As the sun sets over the hills you'll be at the Jal Mahal – the Water Palace where the shadows and reflections across the water provide excellent potential for some creative evening shots.
Dinner will be arranged at Chowki Dhani resort which serves traditional Rajasthani Dinner with cultural program. Some great amazing shots of Rajasthani dance can be captured during this program. Head back to hotel and retire.
Day 07: Jaipur -Agra :
Post breakfast, proceed towards Agra, en-route visiting the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital of the Mughals, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory. One can capture an amazing aspect of monument photography at Fathepur Sikri. Post lunch driver towards Agra to catch the setting sun view of Taj. Check in at hotel and free for own activities.
Day 08 : Agra :
An early start of the day, inorder to catch the rising sun view of Taj. After completing photography in and around Taj, Return back to hotel for late breakfast. Proceed to city tour of Agra. Evening will be free for individual activities & overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 09 : Agra -Delhi :
After leisure breakfast, proceed towards Delhi. On arrival check in at Hotel. Day free for own activities. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Depart - Delhi
Day tour of Delhi, visiting Old Delhi (Red Fort, Jamia Mosque, Chandni Chowk) and New Delhi (Ghandi Samadi, India Gate, drive pass President House, Lotus Temple, Qutab Minar, Himayun Tomb). Evening transfer to airport for flight to onwards journey. Pushkar Tour with Taj ends here.
Pushkar Fair Tour with Taj