Sufi Music Festival in Nagaur
From 1860 $ per person
From the famous Taj Mahal to the lavish havelis of Shekhawati, let us take you through the different cities that have been witness to the colourful history of this legendary region - the pink city of Jaipur, the blue city of Jodhpur, the fabled village of Pushkar, and the musical Nagaur.
Nagaur opens its doors to an entirely different world. The sound of music notes, reed flutes and musical instruments add a touch of magic to the region that seems straight out of the pages of One Thousand and One Nights.
Your heart will lilt with the tunes and notes of the amazing music that stems from Islamic culture and tradition. Your musical journey will culminate in the nomadic and poetic contours of the Great Indian Thar Desert. Travel to Rajasthan and immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of North India.
From $1,860 / person based on 2 participants.
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
> Welcome at the airport by a representative of Shanti Travel
> The briefing at the hotel by the travel advisor.
> 24/7 Assistance by your SHANTI Advisor
. > Breakfasts (except for the camel : full board )
> Transfers and land transportation in private car with driver Tempo traveler (max. 8 passengers)
> Accommodation: hotel in double room. > Meals: full board . > The entries in monuments and sites mentioned in the program (so as to provide you the flexibility to choose the sites you wish to visit).
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE :
> International flights. You can consult our list of tour operators offering daily flights.
> Airport taxes (international) .
> Optional activities
> Visa fees
> Repatriation assistance
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Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at the airport in New Delhi, you are met by your driver who then takes you to your hotel for the night.
Day 2: Delhi
Enjoy this day and visit the Indian capital, its famous monuments and its disparate markets. In the evening, go to Nijamudin for an evening of Indian music.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra
In the morning, leave the Indian capital towards the city of Agra. Visit the famous Red Fort in the afternoon and the Itmad-ud-Daula commonly called the "Baby Taj" at sunset . Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - [6H - 240 km]
In the morning, visit the fabulous Taj Mahal, a true wonder of the world and the jewel of Mughal architecture. Head towards the ghost town near Agra, known as the ruined city of Fathepur Sikri. In the late afternoon, take the road to the pink city of Rajasthan, the capital city of Jaipur. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur - Pushkar - [4H - 150 km]
Your morning is organized around Jaipur. You can enjoy the scenery on the back of an elephant that leads you to the gates of the imposing Amber Fort. After lunch, take the road to Pushkar, a few hours away from Jaipur. Visit the old town nestled around the famous and mythical Pushkar Lake. Enjoy a musical evening and spend your night at the hotel.
Day 6: Pushkar - Nagaur - [3/4 H - 135 Km]
Take the road to Nagaur in the morning. Once you have checked into the hotel you can sightsee in this traditional city of Rajasthan. Free day, no vehicle available. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Sufi Nagaur Festival
During the day, discover different artists performing in the city during the festival. The atmosphere is joyful and magical, befitting the reputation of great Indian festivals.
Day 8: Nagaur - Jodhpur - [4 H - 140 Km]
Today you will head towards Jodhpur, a magnificent blue city dominated by the Meharangarh fort perched on a hill top. You will also discover the splendid Umaid Bhawan Palace. Walk through the old city and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 9: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - [6/7 H - 270 Km]
Leave the blue city and head towards Jaisalmer in the early afternoon. Visit the majestic citadel town, in the middle of a barren desert. Walk around in the fort before visiting the Jain temples. Stroll in the lower town towards the beautiful havelis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Jaisalmer
Discover the treasures of Jaisalmer: temples, palaces and havelis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Your journey continues towards Bikaner, the precious ‘pearl’ of Rajasthan. The old city of Bikaner surprises you with its picturesque, crowded and noisy streets, fraught with permanent animation of nomadic peddlers, women in saris, children and sadhus. Visit Bikaner and its splendid fortress. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Bikaner - Shekhawati
In the morning, head to the Deshnoke village known for its Temple of Rats. This temple houses entire colonies of rodents fed by priests and by pilgrims with their offerings. If you want to see the fabled and lucky white rat, make a wish and it many just come true! Continue your journey until Shekawati. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Discovery of Shekhawati
Venture into the different villages of Shekhawati to explore the beautiful havelis, the reputation of which precedes them. Overnight at hotel .
Day 14: Shekhawati - Delhi - [5/6 H - between 240 & 280 Km ]
Leave for Delhi by car. Enjoy the last day by visiting some unknown places or by shopping in the many and varied markets of the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: Delhi
You are transferred to the airport according to your flight schedule. End of our services.