Pushkar Mela Tour Rajasthan
This fair is held at Pushkar town, 11 km from Ajmer in Rajasthan for twelve days annually. This cultural and trade cum religious fair is an attractive and lively spectacle with Rajasthani men and women in their colourful traditional attire, saffron-robed and ash smeared Sadhus (holy men) and thousands of bulls, cows, sheep, goats, horses and camels in richly decorated saddles. Perhaps the largest cattle fair in the world, it attracts more than one lakh people, from all over Rajasthan as well as tourists from different parts of India and abroad.
Trading of cattle, camel races and dazzling displays of bangles, brassware, clothes, camel saddles and halters make the fair colourful. Necklaces of glass beads from Naguar, pottery, printed textiles from Jodhpur and Ajmer are all on sale here. Farmers, cattle traders and breeders buy and sell their animals, leather whips, saddles etc. There are facilities for camel rides also. This livestock fair coincides with the climaxing of a religious celebration. Pushkar is among the five main places of pilgrimage mentioned in the Hindu scriptures. It has a large number of temples including one of the only two temples dedicated to Lord Brahma in India. Hundreds of thousands of devotees take a ritual dip in the holy Pushkar Lake on the day of the Kartik Purnima (full moon night of the Kartika month) and worship at the Brahma temple (Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Mandir). Pilgrims flock from all over India to be in Pushkar at this auspicious time. They also believe that all the 330 million Gods and Goddesses are present at Pushkar Lake during the occasion
Pushkar Mela(Fair) 2011 Tour Package - Rs. 10,299/-
Destinations : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur
Day 01 : Delhi-Pushkar (410 km / 7 hrs.)
06:30 hrs, Departure to Pushkar. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel. Later proceed to visit Pushkar. Pushkar is the tiny tranquil and the sacred town along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake. Pushkar brings alive the rich tradition of Rajasthan enhancing the glory of the golden sand. Spectacular Fair Ground with Camels, decorated cattle's, adventures competitions, jostling rustic crowd, meditating sadhus , holy dip, vivid stalls. The Pushkar Fair is a lifetime experience. Later check into Hotel. Overnight Stay.
Day 02 : Pushkar -Ajmer - Jaipur (160 Km / 3 hrs.)
Post break fast, Take a holi dip in the shrine pond then proceed to Ajmer-Visit famous Ajmer Dargah . Later proceed to Jaipur. Arrive at Jaipur in the evening. Check into Hotel. Overnight Stay.
Day 03 : Jaipur – Delhi (260 Kms./ 6 hrs.)
Post breakfast, visit Jal Mahal ,Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Albert Hall & Birla Mandir.Visit Amber Fort(Enjoy Elephant / Camel ride here) and proceed to Delhi. Arrive Delhi in the night. Tour concludes.