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Pushkar Camel Fair / Festival Tour

Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination : Delhi - Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Osian - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 1: Abroad - Delhi
Udaipur Udaipur
Arrive New Delhi International airport. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast full day sightseeing tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi. Experience the diverse colors of Indian society. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Udaipur
In the morning the guests will be transferred to the Domestic airport for 'Delhi - Udaipur' flight On arrival in Udaipur the guests will be met and transferred to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Udaipur.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Udaipur
After breakfast full day tour of Nagda & Eklingji and Udaipur city. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Udaipur - Ranakpur - Kumbhalgarh
Morning drive to Kumbhalgarh enroute visiting Ranakpur Temples. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Kumbhalgarh - Jodhpur
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon, proceed for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Jaisalmer
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for city tour of Jaisalmer. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Jaisalmer - Osian
After breakfast drive to Osian, also called the "Khajuraho of Rajasthan" for its temples - the ancient site of Brahminical and Jain temples from 8th and 11th centuries. Of the 18 shrines in the group, the Surya or Sun Temple and the later Kali temple, Sachiya Mata Temple  and the main Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira stands out in their grace and architecture. This luxurious tented camp nestles in the most marvelous sand dunes of the great Thar Desert. Overnight at camp.

Day 10: Osian - Pushkar
Pushkar Lake Pushkar Lake, Pushkar
After breakfast, drive to Pushkar. Pushkar - is famous for its colourful annual fair during kartik poornima (full moon) in November each year. At this time this otherwise peaceful and benevolent village on the banks of holy Pushkar lake is thrown into colourful confusion when the desert tribes and camel caravans meet to trade cattle, camels, goat, sheep, clothes, jewellery and spices beside the sacred Pushkar Lake and to perform their rituals in its waters, to the accompaniment of temple & folk music. Upto 200000 traders and 50000 cattle pour into town, along with numerous festoned camels and colourful pilgrims. The whole town comes alive with vibrant folk music and dances, magic shows, horse and camel races and various other traditional entertainment competitions.Pushkar, with more than 12 local fairs and festivals of 10–15 days duration is a year round destination. It is a mellow town by the great lake of Pushkar amidst the perfume of jasmine and rose flowers.After 10 hectic days of livestock dealing, camel racing and colourful festivities, everybody goes for a big holy dip in the lake on the night of the full moon. (Kartik Purnima).

Day 11: Pushkar
Full day at the fair. Built as 'an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a rare change to see Rajasthani women decked out in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. Overnight in the camp.

Day 12: Pushkar - Jaipur
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur - check into hotel. Afternoon city tour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After breakfast, tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. Afternoon drive to Agra (265 kms / 6 hrs) enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Continue drive to Agra, upon arrival check in at Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Agra - Delhi
Taj Mahal Taj Mahal, Agra
Early morning visit the Taj Mahal to witness its changing colour at sunrise. Thereafter transfer Delhi.

Day 15: Delhi - Abroad
Depart Delhi.