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Pushkar Camel Fair & Rajasthan Adventure
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Take any local carnival youve ever been to at home. Now add thousands of extra people, cricket matches, longest-moustache competitions, and more camels than you can count. Voila! Youve got Rajasthan's wondrously bewildering Pushkar Camel Fair. This itinerary combines four days at the festival with time at Jodhpur, Agra, Udaipur, and Delhi.

  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 165817
  • Starts: Delhi, India
  • Finishes: Delhi, India
You will Visit
  • Delhi

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Delhi

There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.

Included Activities:
Women on Wheels Transfer
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Delhi

Enjoy a city tour by former streetkids. This is a unique way for travellers to learn more about the streetkids program, help promote language and communication skills for the tour guides, and learn about Delhi from a new perspective.

Visit the famous Jama Masjid (Great Mosque), walk through Chandni Chowk, one of India's oldest and busiest markets, and explore the history of the Sikh religion at the important Sikh Gurduwara SisGanj.

Wander through the colorful spice market before visiting Connaught Place.

Later explore on your own, opting to visit the markets and shops, the Gandhi museum, India Gate, or stroll through the peaceful Lodi Gardens.

In the evening, head to the train station for an overnight train to Jodphur.

Included Activities:
Guided Walking Tour with New Delhi Streetkids Project
Jama Masjid Visit
Chandni Chowk Visit
Gurdwara Sis Ganj Visit

Transport:
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))

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Day 3: Jodhpur

Arrive early at Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is sometimes called the “Blue City” for the vast number of houses here that are painted blue.

Take a short climb to the top of a hill on the outskirts of the city to reach the Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India.

Wander around the Old City, with its clock tower and Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in India.

Opt to head further afield and visit a Bishnoi tribal village.

Included Activities:
Sadar Bazaar
Mehrangarh Fort Visit

04

Day 4: Jodhpur/Udaipur (1B)

Continue on to Udaipur and take an orientation walk including a visit to the Jagdish Temple and Lake Pichola.

In the evening, attend a Rajasthani Cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli Folk Museum on Gangaur Ghat.

Included Activities:
Bagore-ki-Haveli Cultural Show
Orientation Walk
Ranakpur Jain Temples Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))

05

Day 5: Udaipur

After exploring the City and Eklingji palaces, see more of Udaipur.

Opt to journey out to the hilltop Monsoon Palace, the summer resort of the Maharajas. Sitting atop a hill with a panoramic view of the city's lakes, it a great place to watch the sunset.

Included Activities:
Eklingji Palace Visit
City Palace Visit

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Day 6: Udaipur/Pushkar

Travel through Ajmer and over Snake Mountain. Take an orientation walk around Pushkar, including the lake and ghats and also the 14th-century Brahma Temple.

Pushkar is famous for the Brahma Temple, making it one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites in the world.

Accommodation during the fair will be in comfortable Swiss-style tents with en suite bathrooms.

Included Activities:
Brahma Temple Visit
Pushkar Orientation Walk

Transport:
Private Vehicle

07

Day 7: Pushkar

Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.

Included Activities:
Pushkar Camel Fair

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Day 8: Pushkar

Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.

Included Activities:
Pushkar Camel Fair

09

Day 9: Pushkar

Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.

Included Activities:
Pushkar Camel Fair

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Day 10: Pushkar

Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.

Included Activities:
Pushkar Camel Fair

11

Day 11: Pushkar/Jaipur

This wide-avenued city is one of the most important heritage cities in India, and home to the Hawa Mahal, or "Palace of the Winds."

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50-4.00 hours, 150km)

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Day 12: Jaipur

Stop and take a photo opportunity at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) before continuing on to the Amber Fort. After the tour, opt to visit the Anokhi Museum, established by the Anokhi Foundation to ensure the ancient traditions of hand block printing are maintained.

With free time, opt to head out to the nearby village of Sanganer to see blue pottery, handmade paper, or more hand block printing being done. Choose to visit the Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in the 1700s, or sip a cocktail in one of the luxuriously converted palaces.

A visit Jaipur wouldn't be complete without checking out a Bollywood film in the spectacular Art Deco film house — the Raj Mandir Cinema.

Included Activities:
Amber Fort Guided Tour

13

Day 13: Jaipur/Āgra

Travel to Agra and visit the I'timad-ud-Daulah, or Baby Taj.

Included Activities:
Baby Taj Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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Day 14: Āgra/Delhi

Visit India's most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal. Start out before sunrise for the best light in which to see this white marble masterpiece. Later, ride one of the ubiquitous cycle rickshaws to visit the Agra Fort before travelling to Delhi.

Included Activities:
Agra Fort Guided Tour
Taj Mahal Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.00-5.50 hours, 210km)

15

Day 15: Delhi

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project
    • Walking tour with a guide from the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project
    • Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place
    • Meherangarh Fort visit (Jodhpur)
    • Jain Temple visit (Ranakpur)
    • Kumbhalgarh Fortress visit
    • Udaipur orientation tour with city palace visit
    • Cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli
    • Pushkar Camel Fair
    • Amber Fort tour (Jaipur)
    • Taj Mahal and I’timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) entrance
    • Agra Fort entrance and guided tour
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (8 nts), comfortable tented camp (5 nts), sleeper train (1 nt)
    • 1 breakfast
    Transport
    • Overnight train (beds), private vehicle, cycle rickshaw
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Tour Highlights:
  • See Delhi on a walking tour led by a former streetkid
  • Set eyes on the gleaming Taj Mahal
  • Join thousands of people to celebrate the Pushkar Camel Festival
  • Ride a cycle rickshaw to Agra Fort