Pushkar Camel Fair with Golden Triangle India 9 Days

A Journey focused on History, Culture and Pushkar Camel Fair

Trip Grade

Moderate

Trip Price From US$ 1390 | See Details

Trip AccommodationCombination of 4-5 Star Deluxe Hotels and Heritage Hotel in Jaipur.
Royal Desert Camps in Pushkar. See Details

Group SizeMaximum 7 pax

MealsDaily Breakfast.
All meals while stay in Pushkar.

RouteDelhi-Agra-Jaipur-Pushkar-Ajmer-Delhi

Trip Type Festival Tour

Best MonthsNovember

Good MonthsJanuary, February, March, September, October, December

Lean MonthsApril, August

Not RecommendMay, June, July

Trip highlights

  • Old and New Delhi – Red Fort, India’s largest mosque Jama Masjid and hustle & bustle of Chandni Chowk
  • A date with Taj Mahal at sunset- An epitome of Love
  • Fatehpur Sikri – Former Capital of Mughals
  • The Pink City of Jaipur – Grandeur of Amber Fort, City Palace Museum and ancient observatory of Jantar Mantar
  • Pushkar Camel Fair -World famous cattle fair with trading, competitions, music, dance, colourful market stalls and fairground events
  • Ajmer Sherif – A Muslim Mausoleum
  • Travel through Indian Railway- One of the largest rail network in the world

Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most highly-rated travel experiences. An epic carnival visited by over 400,000 people from all over the world. It attracts more than 10,000 camels, horses and cattle for trading, races and various spectacle competitions. It brings rural traders and villagers from different parts of Rajasthan. Pushkar is a ‘Hindu city’ which is famous for having the only ‘Brahma Temple’ in the world.

This tour largely focus on history and culture of India with a life-time experience of witnessing Pushkar Camel Festival. Get amazed by competitions organized in the festival like Longest Moustache competition, Cricket match and a ‘Camel Beauty Pageant’.

Along with this unique experience, follow the famous Golden Triangle visiting three most popular destinations – Agra, Jaipur and Delhi. This tour gives you an unforgettable introduction of these classical and incredible cities. We will take you through the ‘hustle n bustle’ of Old Delhi with enthralling Rickshaw Ride and Lutyen’s Delhi showcasing Qutab Minar, Humanyun’s Tomb, India Gate with panaromic tour of city. Delhi – the ‘Capital City of India’ boasts important historic monuments and modern day architecture with pride.

A date with Epitome of Love – ‘Taj Mahal’ at sunset would leaving you captivated with its glory. Visit the Ghost Town – ‘Fatehpur Sikri’, the first planned city of Mughals in India. It was deserted due to water scarcity in the region. Enchanting grandeur of Amber Fort, Jal Mahal and Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, also known as ‘Pink City’, are prominent sights of this Capital City of Rajasthan. Jaipur is a heritage city dating back to 18th century and a modern metropolis.

Follow our Pushkar Camel Fair with Golden Triangle Tour for an astonishing and stupefying familiarization to India not as tourist but a traveler with travel companion.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01. Wed,Oct 25, 17:  Arrive in India.Highlights: Humanyun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Parliament House, Jantar Mantar
Detail: Arrive in Delhi. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel to relax.
Begin your half-day New Delhi sightseeing in the afternoon. Visit to 16th Century Humanyun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar Tower, India Gate, drive past majestic Parliament House and Jantar Mantar Observatory. Evening free to explore nearby areas.
Overnight in Delhi.
Note: If your flight arrives late in the evening on Day 01, local sightseeing scheduled for New Delhi will be covered next day in full day sightseeing on Day 02.

Day 02.  Thur, Oct 26, 17: Delhi Sightseeing Highlights: Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk Market, Rickshaw Ride
Detail: After breakfast, embark on Old-Delhi sightseeing tour. Visit the famous RED FORT and JAMA MASJID  one of the most impressive mosques in Delhi. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of ‘Chandni Chowk’ Market with an enthralling Rickshaw ride in the narrow crowded lanes. After the tiring day, retire to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 03. Fri, Oct 27, 17: A Date with Taj Mahal (Distance: 210 Km | Duration: 5 Hrs.)Highlights: Agra Fort and ‘Taj Mahal’
Detail: After breakfast, depart for Agra via Yamuna Expressway. Upon arrival, visit the grand AGRA FORT. It is a 16th century fortress made by red sandstone, thus also known as RED FORT of Agra.
Later this evening, enjoy the epitome of love – ‘Taj Mahal’. You will see it at its best – at Sunset. Admire the reflections over the white marble of the mausoleum and minarets. Feel the cool breeze rising from the Yamuna River Bank where this wonder of the world is constructed.
Check-in hotel and overnight at Agra.

Day 04. Sat,Oct 28, 17: Ghost City – ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ – Jaipur(Dist: 250 Km | Dura: 6 Hrs.)Highlights: Deserted Fatehpur Sikri Town
Detail:  After breakfast, depart Agra and en-route visit FATEHPUR SIKRI – an old ruined city built by Mughals in 16th Century. Later proceed to Jaipur and arrival by the evening and free time at the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Note:If time permits, option of visiting Laxmi Narayan Temple (also known as Birla Temple) in the evening.

Day 05. Sun,Oct 29, 17: The ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur Highlights: Amber Fort, City Palace Museum, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar
Detail: Enjoy the iconic places of Jaipur, Capital city of Rajasthan, visiting Amber Fort in the morning, Hawa Mahal, ancient Jantar Mantar Observatory, vast City Palace with its courtyards and majestic buildings. Browse several museums and art galleries.
Evening free to explore the ‘Pink City’ market. Overnight at Jaipur.
Note: Option of enjoying majestic elephant ride at Amber Fort which can be arranged on the spot depending on the availability of elephants on direct payment basis. Else, you will be taken by Jeep to the Amber Fort main complex.
Optional: Late evening enjoy local Bollywood movie in famous traditional Raj Mandir Movie Theatre on direct payment basis.

Day 06. Mon,Oct 30, 17: PUSHKAR CAMEL FAIR (Dist: 150 Km | Dura: 3 Hrs.)Highlights: Camel, Horses and Livestock Trading Market, CAMEL CART RIDE
Detail: After breakfast, leave the Pink-City behind and proceed to Pushkar. Once a year, Pushkar holds the world-famous Camel Fair where hundreds of traders, villagers, breeders, farmers descend from various parts of Rajasthan. Witness the trading of livestock, camel races and other astonishing events. Enjoy these colorful markets and festival for two days at the fairground in Pushkar. You can enjoy in fun activities like a cricket match, ‘Tug-of-war’, longest moustache competition and a CAMEL BEAUTY PAGEANT.
Experience Camel Ride -the ship of the desert, to enjoy the sunset over the back drop of hills.
Overnight stay in Deluxe Camping accommodation at Pushkar.

Day 07. Tues,Oct 31, 17: SACRED PUSHKAR SIGHTS Highlights: Pushkar Lake, Sacred Ceremony, Brahma Temple, Savitri Temple
Detail: Pushkar has religious significant sights as well – Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple. Morning hike to Savitri Temple located at the top of Ratnagiri Hill in Pushkar. Later visit the only Temple in the world dedicated to ‘Lord Brahma’, god who creator universe according to Hindu mythology. In the evening visit the Pushkar Lake and take part in sacred ceremony performed by the local priest. Enjoy free time to explore the local market.
Overnight stay in Deluxe Camping accommodation at Pushkar.

Day 08. Wed,Nov 01, 17: Train Journey to Delhi via AJMER (Dist: 440 Km {Train} | Dur: 7 Hrs.)Highlights: Muslim Mausoleum, Jain Temple and Indian Rail Journey
Detail: After breakfast, proceed to Ajmer, just 15 Km away from Pushkar. Upon arrival in Ajmer, visit to the Muslim Mausoleum (Dargah Shariff), drive past Ana Sagar Lake and Nasiyan Jain Temple.
Later board Ajmer Shatabadi Express train which departs at 1545 hrs. and arriving New Delhi Station late in the evening at 2240 hrs. You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel.
Overnight at Delhi.
Note:You will be served light snacks, tea-coffee and dinner during the train journey by Indian Railways which is part of the train ticket price.

Day 09. Thur,Nov 02, 17: Goodbye India!Bid Goodbye to India and transfer to International airport for your flight back home.

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