Each year, in October/November during full moon, hundreds of pilgrims purify themselves in the sacred waters of Pushkar Lake. Combining business with religion, they participate in a large cattle fair in the dunes trading camels, horses, cows, goats and sheeps.
This colorful celebration attracts tens of thousands of Indians: ranchers, farmers, sadhus, jumpers, and simple pilgrims. A kind of medieval mystery in a setting of Arabian Nights.
Tens of thousands of camels spread out all over the dunes, this is the first sight that greets your eyes in the Pushkar fair, an event which brings together all the breeders and merchants of camels and horses of North India and buyers who come from far and wide.
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Arrive at the airport (generally in the night). Transfer and night at hotel.
240 to 280 km - 5 to 6 hours drive
We start our journey to Shekhawati, a famous region for its majestic havelis (large noble mansions) built by merchants in the area. Drive to Alsisar, Mandawa or Nawalgarh. Night in the hotel.
200 km - 4 to 5 hours drive
Visit the town of Nawalgarh or Fatehpur, continue onwards to Mahansar; across more and more desert settings towards Bikaner, the pearl of Rajasthan. Night in the hotel.
330 km - 7 hours drive
Long drive to the middle of the Thar desert. Arrive at the end of the day. Night in the hotel.
Visit Jaisalmer, the citadel-city, placed like an architectural dream in the middle of the arid desert. Night in the hotel.
300 km - 7 hours drive
Leave in the direction of Jodhpur. Night in the hotel.
4 h - 150 km
Visit the Meherangarh fort. Walking tour to discover the winding lanes of the blue city. Head south in the direction of the village of Ghanerao, Narlai or Jojawar located at the foot of the Aravelli Mountains. Night in the fort.
3 h - 100 km
Visit the traditional villages of Ghanerao, Narlai or Jojawar. Drive towards Udaipur through the superb landscapes of the Mewar mountains. Night in the hotel.
Visit the “Venice of the East” built around the lake Pichola and surrounded by Aravalli mountains. There is the possibility to have a boat ride on Pichola lake, visit the Palace and the commercial lanes. Night in the hotel.
7 h - 300 km
Depart in the direction of Pushkar, a small peaceful village built around a holy lake, an important place of pilgrimage for Hindus. Arrive at the end of the day in Pushkar. Free visit in the small town and walk to the neighbouring villages. Night in the hotel.
Day dedicated to explore the preparations for the Pushkar fair. Night in a deluxe tent.
3/4 h - 175 km
Drive to Jaipur, the pink city. Check in to the hotel. Explore, on foot, this lively pink city: the City Palace, Hawa Mahal or the "Palace of Winds". Night in the hotel.
In the morning, visit the Amber Fort, the ancient state capital until 1728. Return to Jaipur. In the afternoon, visit the different bazaars. Night in the Hotel.
5/6 h - 250 km
Take the Jaipur – Agra road. Stop at the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri. Head to Agra and night in the hotel.
4 h - 200 km
In the morning, visit the Red fort and the fabulous Taj Mahal. In the afternoon, drive to Delhi. Visit Delhi. Transfer to the international airport in the evening. End of our services.
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