8 Days Rajasthan Tour with Pushkar

Rajasthan Tour with Pushkar (IOYO-24)


This 08 days India heritage tour is actually an India's Golden Triangle Tour with a Pushkar extension. Pushkar camel tour is quite popular and staying in a tented accommodation during the Pushkar festival is quite interesting. Stay in any of the forts & palaces in Mandawa. The pink city Jaipur tour as well as the Tajmahal Agra tour does not need any descriptions. Suggested features which will make the tour more colorful is - a rickshaw ride in Delhi or Agra, a short camel ride in Pushkar and an elephant ride in Jaipur. If time permits, you could watch a Bollywood type show in Delhi, a classical local dance theme in Jaipur and a show on Taj Mahal in Agra. Select heritage hotels and live the tour as royalty. A visit during the Pushkar fair in Rajasthan will be like a dream as Pushkar offers thousands of cattle and camels at this time.

Day 01 :-Arrive Delhi.
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.

Day 02 :- Delhi Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa/Shekhawati.Overnight at Mandawa or any of the Shekhawati Villages.

Day 03 :- Mandawa
Morning visit Mandawa, Dundlod, Nawalgarh. Visit the famous Shekhavati villages, full of beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions. This entire area is like an open air gallery. Overnight at Mandawa or any of the Shekhawati Villages.

Day 04 :- Mandawa Pushkar
Drive to Pushkar. In Pushkar, visit the holy Lake and also the famous Brahma Temple. Pushkar is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Overnight Pushkar.

Day 05 :- Pushkar Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. In Jaipur visit the Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. 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. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.

Day 06 :- Jaipur Fatehpur Sikri Agra
Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. 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. Afternoon free. Overnight Agra.

Day 07 :- Agra
Morning visit 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 the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Afternoon free.Overnight Agra.

Day 08 :- Agra Delhi
Drive to Delhi airport. No hotel.