Tour India’s famed Golden Triangle and participate in the colourful festivities of the Pushkar Camel Fair in Rajasthan. The Pushkar Camel Fair brings together 50,000 camels and 200,000 people on the dunes surrounding the city. Camel races, beauty pageants, Rajasthani folk dancing, mustache competitions, and crafts are the backdrop to your wanderings in this Hindu holy city.
When you want a break from the festival head to Pushkar lake where thousands of devotees are completing pilgrimages to the Brahma temple, the only one in India. Our Golden Triangle and Pushkar Camel Fair brings together some of the most culturally significant sites in India for one, spectacular nine day holiday. For those eager to explore North India’s diverse heritage and culture, this adventure is for you.
|TOUR DATES||26 October – 3 November 2017|
|TOUR COST||A$1900 per person twin share
Single Supplement A$695
|DURATION||9 days, 8 nights|
26 October 2017
27 October 2017
Ajmer houses the mausoleum of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Christi, a 10th century saint famous for his work on bringing Muslims and non- Muslims together. In many ways, Ajmer is a fabulous example of India’s immense religious diversity; Hindu and Sufi traditions are woven together throughout the city. After our tour of Ajmer, we drive to Pushkar. Overnight Pushkar
28 - 30 October 2017
Livestock traders are everywhere. Camels and goats stand in packs. In the background, a camel beauty pageant is underway, a mustache competition is happening to your left, a game of tug of war to you right. Join in or browse the craft stalls. The festival is yours to experience.
Take a break from the fair at the Hindu pilgrimage site of Pushkar Lake. According to legend, while searching for a place to perform a fire sacrifice, the Hindu God Brahma made Pushkar Lake appear out of thin air. On the day of the full moon, thousands of pilgrims flock to the Ghats of the lake to bathe in its sacred waters.
On day 5 enjoy free time at the fair in the morning before an afternoon drive to Jaipur. Overnight Jaipur
31 October 2017
1 November 2017
2 November 2017
3 November 2017
8 nights Twin Share Accommodation and Breakfast for duration of tour
Following transportation by AC cars:
Pickup from Delhi airport
Drop off at Delhi Train St.
Pickup from Ajmer Train St. to hotel at Pushkar
Local Transport for 2 days in Pushkar
Transfer from Pushkar to Jaipur
Jaipur to Agra and drop off at Delhi
Drop off at Delhi airport
Delhi to Ajmer by Train
All attractions and entrance fees as per itinerary
Local English speaking Guides in Pushkar, Jaipur and Agra
Local English speaking guide throughout tour
Airfares to and from India
Indian visas *
Travel Insurance (compulsory)
Lunch and Dinner
Occasional optional items not identified in itinerary description
Tipping and personal expenses
Bottled water and other beverages not included with meals