Pushkar Camel Fair with Beaches

Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Places Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ajmer - Delhi - Goa- Delhi

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "Pushkar Camel Fair With Beaches". On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight : Hotel

Day 02 : Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.
Combined city tour of Old & New Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi. Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping .
Overnight : Hotel

Day 03 : Delhi - Agra
Morning drive to Agra. Upon arrival at Agra - check into the hotel. Visit Red Fort and Taj Mahal. Red Fort - lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. It was built by Akbar as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat. Taj Mahal - This most famous Moghul monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child.The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. Above the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan are false tombs, a common practice in Indian mausoleums. (Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday).

Day 04 : Agra -Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
This morning drive to Jaipur enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. Thereafter continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur check into your hotel.

Day 05 : Jaipur
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort enroute witness the façade of Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds which was built in 1799. Amber Fort - The ancient capital of the state until 1727 when Jai Singh decided to move from his hillside fortress at Amber to new site on the plains. The construction of this fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army. The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture, stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake which reflects its terraces and ramparts. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jal Mahal & temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated.Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the Jantar Mantar the observatory built by Jai Singh in 1728; the City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It also has a museum with an extensive collection of art, carpets, paintings, enamel ware and weapons dating back to the 15th century.

Day 06 : Jaipur - Pushkar
This morning after breakfast drive to Pushkar. Upon arrival at Pushkar check into your hotel.
Afternoon proceed on a city tour of Pushkar. The most famous is the Brahma Temple.

Day 07 : Pushkar
After breakfast full day visit to fair. Built as an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a great chance to see Rajasthani women decked up in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. Temple music wafts through the night, as the fires die down and the Rajasthani melodies played on the stringed ek-tara come to a close. On the night of the full moon, the pilgrims bathe in the moonlight, then send marigold and rose petals floating across the lake on green plate-like leaves. It is worth getting up early to see the camels and tribes rousing themselves in the pink of the dawn desert light.

Day 08 : Pushkar - Ajmer Sharif - Delhi
This morning after breakfast drive to Delhi. Enroute visit Ajmer Sharif.
Upon arrival at Delhi check into your hotel.

Day 09 : Delhi - Goa
This morning after breakfast transfer to Delhi airport to catch flight for Goa. Upoa arrival at Goa check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 10 : Goa
After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Goa
Visit Old Goa, the most important Cathedrals and churches - namely Se-Cathedral, Church of St. Francis Xavier, St. Catherine's Church, Arch of Vice Roy of Goa. Miramar Beach - This is the only beach close to any city and has a good view of the river Mandovi flowing into the sea. Also visit Dona Paula fishing village which is a small village at the tip of Panaji, the place has a very good viewpoint and a monument at the same place.

Day 11 : Goa
Full day free for leisure activities on beach.

Day 12 : Goa - Delhi
This morning after breakfast transfer to Goa airport to catch flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to International Airport to board the flight for your onward destination with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Pushkar Camel Fair With Beaches" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.