Golden Triangle Tour with Pushkar (07 Nights/ 08 Days)
Destinations: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Ajmer – Delhi
The Golden Triangle with Pushkar Tour in india is a private tour & famous for Pushkar fair. The traditional oldest fair which is organized in the Pushkar city which is situated in the Ajmer district. Every year the fair is organized in the month of November where the tourists can and participate in ritual activities. Apart from this, here the villagers and local people trade their animals and also organize camel ride for those who are interested to see the colorful land. The Golden Triangle with Pushkar Tour in india is based on private departures, whereby you can benefit from having a private air-conditioned car, stop en-route for breaks or photo opportunities.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI – A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort – once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire.
NEW DELHI – An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue- Rajpath, pastthe imposing India.Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra ( By Train Dep 0600 hrs Arr 0800 hrs.)
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Agra .Breakfast in the train .Arrive Agra & transfer to hotel Later visit the magnificent Taj Mahal – one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife Also visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Night stay in Agra.
Day 04: Agra – Jaipur ( By Surface Approx 5 Hrs. )
Morning drive to Jaipur en route visit 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. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur
Early morning enjoy elephant ride while going up to Amber Fort. AMBER FORT PALACE – Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it’s ultimate expression
A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR- This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL- The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
Evening transfer to railway station to board the air conditioned train to Delhi, Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur – Pushkar ( By Surface Approx 3 Hrs.)
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, Pushkar boasts temples, though few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were deserted by Aurangzeb and subsequently rebuilt. The most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. It’s marked by red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its site. Night stay in Pushkar.
Pushkar Pilgrimage Tour Brahma TempleDay 07: Pushkar – Ajmer – Delhi ( By Train Dep 1550 Hrs Arr 2230 Hrs.)
Morning visit the famous Brahma Temple, Later drive to Ajmer (15 Km) & proceed for city tour. The Emperor Shah Jahan’s white marbles pavilions are in a delightful park on the east banks of the man-made Ana Sagar Lake. Ajmer, located 135 km southwest is the most sacred of all Muslim places of pilgrimage in India. Ajmer is a green oasis on the shore of Ana Sagar Lake, hemmed in by barren hills. Historically Ajmer has always had great strategic importance. It was founded in 7th century by Ajaipal Chauhan. He named it Ajaimeru the ‘invincible hill’, because here he raised Taragarh, India’s first hill fort. The city’s Muslim history began when Prithviraj Chauhan lost Ajmer to Sultan Muhammad Ghori in 1193 A.D. The Persian saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti who came with Muhammad Ghori from Persia in 1192 settled here. Thus the place where he was buried is today known as the Dargah Sharif. Construction of the shrine was completed by Humayun and the gates were added by the Nizam of Hyderabad. Later Shah Jahan constructed a mosque of white marble, it has 11 arches and a Persian inscription running the full length of the building. Beyond the Dargah is the Adhai din ka Jhonpra an ancient Sanskrit college, which was converted into mosque in 1198 and remains one of the finest monuments of medieval India. Afternoon transfer to railway station to board the airconditioned train to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, meet at the railway station and transfer to hotel .Night stay in Delhi.
Day 08: Departure
Transfer to airport to board the onward flight.