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Experience the rich culture and heritage of India, and the royal way of living. Attend the Pushkar Cattle Fair, a cultural extravaganza
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Twelve nights accommodation, journey led by an expert resource, a guru on Indian Religion and Culture, meals as indicated, sightseeing, activities and entrances fees as per itinerary, flights as per itinerary, all transfers, journeys & excursions by appropriate air-conditioned vehicles based on the number of guests.
11 Nov '18
With its rich cultural heritage, India offers sights and experiences that will leave your enthralled and intrigued. In this journey, explore the cultural delights of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur as well as the Pushkar Fair. Experience the royal way of living with stays at heritage hotels and interactions with the royal family over a cooking demonstration and dinner. With experiences curated and crafted especially for you, the rich cultural heritage of India along with insights from Hemant Malhotra, will make for a memorable journey.
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Experience the world’s largest cattle fair.
Enjoy a hot air balloon ride over the Fairgrounds.
Immerse yourself in the culture and performances at the Pushkar Fair.
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Arrive at the first destination of your journey, Delhi. Spend the evening interacting with your tour expert, Hemant Malhotra. Enjoy your dinner and get briefed by him about the tour.
Enjoy a walking tour of the city accompanied by the volunteers from the Salaam Baalak Trust, who are mostly street children and take you through the city while narrating their life transforming stories. Later, walk through the bazaar of Paharganj where the locals do their daily shopping and take a stroll through a vegetable market.
Drive to your next destination, Agra and in the afternoon visit the Agra Fort.
Start your day by visiting the iconic Taj Mahal and drive to the “Pink City” – Jaipur. En route, enjoy lunch at a resort and a “Jugaad” ride to a local village. The “Juggad” is commonly known as the Village Mercedez.
Spend your day taking a tour of the city. Visit a royal family of Jaipur, interact with the family and experience cooking demonstration of Rajasthani delicacies. Enjoy dinner post demonstration.
Drive to Pushkar, which is an approximately 3-hour drive. Check in to your tent and enjoy lunch. In the evening, enjoy camel cart ride to the mela (fair) ground.
(Note: Non-vegetarian meals and liquor are not served in Pushkar as it is a religious place.)
On one morning, enjoy a hot air balloon ride over the mela (fair) ground. Enjoy camel cart ride to the mela (fair) ground, during morning and evening, on both days. You can enjoy a variety of activities like camel race and kite flying at the fair. On the evening of the second day, perform a Puja ceremony and visit the local market.
Please refer to day 7 for today's itinerary.
In the morning, visit the mela (fair) ground and in the afternoon drive to Hotel Rawla Narlai, an approximately 4-hour drive. Enjoy dinner at the Stepwell, where you will experience the royal Rajasthani hospitality.
Start your day with a jeep safari into the countryside. If lucky, you might spot Deer, Leopards and Chital. Spend your day at the Kumbhalgarh fort, the second most important citadel after Chittorgarh in the Mewar region.
Drive to Udaipur, an approximately 3.5-hour drive and spend your day taking a tour of the city.
Fly to Delhi and enjoy your evening at leisure.
After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport to leave India.
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