Pushkar Camel Fair & Rajasthan Adventure
15 days
From $ 1899
Duration15 days

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

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  • Duration: 15 days
    Service level: Standard
  • Physical Grading: Light
  • Ages: 12+
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Itinerary

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Day 1: Delhi
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Delhi
Enjoy a youth-led walking tour of Delhi with G Adventures-supported project, City Walk. This tour offers a unique perspective of Delhi while supporting at-risk youth. Learn about the important work of local nonprofit Salaam Baalak Trust.

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.
Enjoy a youth-led morning walk through Delhi by G Adventures-supported City Walk project. Later, visit Old Delhi, explore the spice markets, and visit Jama Masjid and Connaught Place. Take an overnight train to Jodphur.
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.
Visit the Mehrangarh Fort then wander around the old city and markets.
Day 4: Jodhpur/Udaipur
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.
Travel to Udaipur, visiting the outstanding Jain temples at Ranakpur en route. Enjoy a cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli.
Meals: B
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.
Visit the City and Eklingji palaces before enjoying free time to explore.
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.
Travel to Pushkar. Take an orientation walk and visit the Brahma Temple.
Day 7: Pushkar
Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.
Day 8: Pushkar
Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.
Day 9: Pushkar
Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.
Day 10: Pushkar
Enjoy a full day to experience all the action of the colourful Pushkar Camel Fair.
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."
Travel to Jaipur, the former capital of a princely state of the same name. Spend a free evening exploring.
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.
Visit the historic Amber Fort and stop for a photo opportunity at Hawa Mahal before some free time to explore. Opt to start your day early with a hot air balloon ride.
Day 13: Jaipur/Āgra
Travel to Agra and visit the I’timad-ud-Daulah, or Baby Taj.
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.
Day 15: Delhi
Depart at any time.

Inclusions

Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport Your G for Good Moment: City Walk, Delhi
  • Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk, and Connaught Place
  • Meherangarh Fort visit
  • Jain Temple visit
  • Kumbhalgarh Fortress visit
  • Udaipur orientation tour with city palace visit
  • Cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli
  • Pushkar Camel Fair
  • Amber Fort tour
  • 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
  • Transport

    Overnight train (beds), Private vehicle, Cycle rickshaw
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (8 nts), Comfortable tented camp (5 nts), Sleeper train (1 nt)

Dates & availability: Pushkar Camel Fair & Rajasthan Adventure

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Departing Tue, 10/29/2019 Finishing Tue, 11/12/2019 Catalog Price $ 1899 Sale Price $ 1899 14 Book
Departing Sat, 11/09/2019 Finishing Sat, 11/23/2019 Catalog Price $ 1899 Sale Price $ 1899 -
Departing Mon, 11/16/2020 Finishing Mon, 11/30/2020 Catalog Price $ 1899 Sale Price $ 1899 15 Book

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