Pushkar fair package 2017 with Kerala (12 days / 11 nights)

Highlights:

  • You will stay for 02 nights each at Pushkar, Jaipur and Cochin, and 01 night each at Delhi, Periyar and Agra.
  • We can provide you with a tour guide for the Pushkar Fair in a choice of languages – including Spanish, French, Italian and German.
  • One night’s stay in special air-conditioned tents during the Pushkar fair. The tent has a European-style bathroom and toilets.
  • A special photographic tour of Pushkar village to see local Indian village culture and to meet with Indian village people.
  • Exciting Alleppey backwater tour in a houseboat
  • One night stay on houseboat.

Itinerary: Delhi - Agra - Pushkar - Jaipur– Cochin – Periyar - Alleppey- Delhi

Detailed Plan of 12 Days Pushkar Fair Package 2017 Package with Kerala

Day 01 - ARRIVAL IN DELHI – TOUR BEGINS

Our tour representative will meet you upon your arrival at Delhi airport and brief you about the tour. After you have cleared customs, our driver will take you to the hotel, and will remain with you throughout the tour. Once you’ve checked-in to the hotel, take some time to relax before moving on to sightseeing – you will visit the Qutab Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort, Jamia Mosque, the President's House and Houses of Parliament – wrapping up with a trip to the market.

Overnight stay in Delhi

Day 02 - DELHI TO AGRA BY ROAD (Duration - 04 Hours)

Welcome to the second day of your tour. After breakfast you will head for Agra where you will take the take the sightseeing tour, visiting the Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah and the Mehtab Garden. You will have a chance to see the Taj Mahal from the banks of the river Yamuna, and take some photos at sunset. Then you can visit the night bazaar (market).

Overnight stay in Agra

Day 03 -AGRA TO PUSHKAR BY ROAD (Duration –06 Hours)

Early morning, around 6:00 A.M, it is time to see the famous Taj Mahal at sunrise. This is the best time to see it, and you can take some memorable photos. This is the main highlight of the tour. Returning to the hotel around 8:30 A.M to freshen up, we will take breakfast and head on to visit the Agra Red Fort - one of the biggest forts in India. Then drive towards Pushkar, en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri -the deserted red sandstone phantom city. Upon arrival, you will check-in to your Hotel/Deluxe Tent and relax. Later you will visit the Pushkar Fair, one of the largest camel fairs in Asia. People come to Pushkar from all over India to participate in this colourful amalgam of national and local culture. Pushkar Fair is famous for the buying and selling of animals (mainly camels and cattle), and Indian ladies come to shop in traditional Indian dress. You will see bridal competitions, games of matka phod (breaking the tumbler), moustache competitions and many other events. Come evening, you can return to your tent and relax.

Overnight stay in Pushkar

Day 04 – PUSHKAR

The fourth day is the day for Pushkar city sightseeing - our guide will take you on a four-hour photographic tour of the local villages. On this fascinating trip, you will see typical Indian villages, Indian schools, heritage buildings, and get a chance to chat with local villagers. In the evening, you will move to the site of the Pushkar Fair for shopping, before returning to camp and enjoying the campfire. You will see some traditional folk dances and music shows, and later enjoy traditional Indian village food.

Overnight stay in Pushkar

Day 05 – PUSHKAR TO JAIPUR BY ROAD (Duration - 05 Hours)

On the fifth day, we will drive to Jaipur City for a sightseeing tour. You will visit the Royal City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory, and the famous Wind Palace – stopping off on the way at the fabulous Water palace. Later in the evening, you can take in a city walk in the busy traditional busy market of Jaipur. Here you can find great produce and goods - heaven for shopping lovers, especially for ladies.

Overnight stay in Jaipur

Day 06 – JAIPUR

Good morning – it is time for Jaipur city sightseeing! You will visit the Amber fort and also enjoy a ride on an elephant. After a visit to the Amber Fort move to visit the Nahargarh fort, it is located on top of a cliff, so you can get great views of the city. In the evening, you will visit the famous Birla Temple of Jaipur - it is made of pure white marble and looks very beautiful at sunset. Then move on to see the famous food streets of Jaipur, and taste some exclusive dishes.

Overnight stay in Jaipur

Day 07 – JAIPUR TO COCHIN VIA MUMBAI BY AIR (Duration - 04 Hours)

Today you fly to Cochin. You will reach it around noon, and our tour representative will receive you at the airport, and the day will be spent sightseeing. Cochin is an Old Colonial city - it is very beautiful and has a rich history. Here you will see Fort Cochin, which was under the possession of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British at different points of time – for this reason, the district bears the influence of European structural design. You will visit the St Francis Church, which was built in the year 153 AD., and later you will visit the Chinese fishing nets - they are fixed land installations, which are used for a unique and unusual method of fishing.

Overnight stay in Cochin

Day 08 – COCHIN

Good morning! Time for more Cochin city sightseeing - you will visit Bolgatty Palace and Mattancherry Palace. Bolghatty Palace is located on the Bolghatty Islands, in the Cochin city of Kerala; and the Mattancherry Palace is located in the city itself, and was built by the Dutch. Later, visit the Jewish Synagogue, built in 1568 and one of the oldest active synagogues. In the evening, you can enjoy Marine Drive, which was built facing the backwaters of Kochi and is the perfect place to hangout. You will also get chance to see the local market - Cochin is famous for its unique sea products.

Overnight stay in Cochin

Day 09 - COCHIN TO PERIYAR WILD LIFE SANCTUARYBY ROAD (Duration - 04 Hours)

It is the ninth day of your Pushkar Fair Package 2017. After breakfast, head for Periyar and check into your hotel. In the late afternoon, you will go sightseeing; Periyar sanctuary is one of the best-maintained wildlife sanctuaries in India. Boating is the ideal way to explore the sanctuary and to catch a glimpse of the abundant wildlife in close quarters. It is home to endangered lion-tailed macaques, Nilgiri langurs, elephants, Indian bison, boar, bears, and a wide variety of deer and exotic birds. Fishing can also be enjoyed here if you want to spend a quiet day on the riverbanks.

Overnight stay in Periyar.

Day 10 - PERIYAR – ALLEPPEY BACK WATERS BY ROAD (Duration - 03 Hours)

Today you will go see the spice plantation at Kumily. South India’s spices are world famous - it is a unique experience. Then, you will drive towards Alleppey and get on board a backwater cruise. The Kerala backwater tour is very famous - the Kerala backwaters are a chain of brackish lagoons and a network of five large lakes linked by canals. The backwaters have a unique ecosystem - freshwater from the rivers meets the seawater from the Arabian Sea. During the ride, you will see water birds such as terns, kingfishers, darters and cormorants, and animals such as otters and turtles. You will also see the lifestyle of the people who lives on the banks of the lakes. At night you will stay on a house-boat, and trust us - it will be one of the best experiences of your life.

Overnight stay in house-boat

Day 11- ALLEPPEY TO DELHI BY AIR (Duration - 03 Hours)

After a hearty breakfast, drive toward Cochin (One hour) and take a flight to Delhi. Our tour representative will receive you at airport and will assist you to check-in at the hotel. In the evening, you will visit the famous Delhi Chandni Chowk market, where you can enjoy a traditional rickshaw or Tonga ride. At night, you can try food at an Indian restaurant and pamper your taste buds.

Overnight stay in Delhi

Day 12- DELHI

Today you will take the Delhi city tour. You will visit Raj Ghat, the final resting place of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi; St. James' Church, one of the oldest churches in the city; and the National Museum. Later, head for the airport with time to spare, and fly home with unforgettable memories of India.

Your 12-Days Pushkar Fair Package 2017 with Kerala ends here.

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