Pushkar Fair Tour
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Last updated: 09/21/2007
This tour replete with cultural extravaganza takes you through the Pushkar fair festivities complete with rural competitions,sightseeing of one of the most reverred Indian destinations,camel safari...
Day 01 : Arrival Pushkar : Arrival Pushkar & check into your luxury camps at The Pushkar Camp Retreat..
The Pulsating beats of vivid images of the Sacred Brahma land, Pushkar brings alive the rich tradition of Rajasthan enhancing the glory of the golden sand. Spectacular Fair Ground in the month of Kartik with bedecked Camels, decorated cattles, adventures competitions, breathtaking events, jostling rustic crowd, meditating sadhus, holy dip, vivid stalls, exotic fair, colorful desert, so typical, so obvious, It can be nothing else but Pushkar Fair.
Post lunch visit the lake The legend behind the Pushkar Lake is that the lake originated when some Lotus petals fell on Earth from the hands of Lord Brahma. Surrounding the lake, are 52 ghats, each having water with special powers. The Pushkar Lake also serves as the venue for the renowned Pushkar fair held every year.
Also visit the most famous and visited tourist attraction of Pushkar - the Brahma Temple. It is the only temple of Lord Brahma (creator of the world) in the whole world. The temple was constructed in the 14th Century. It houses a life-size statue of Lord Brahma. The temple is made up of marble and is its floor is decorated with silver coins, donated by the pilgrims.
Evening enjoy at the Pushkar Camp Retreat with bonfire & cultural dances.Dinner & overnight at Pushkar.
Day 02 : Pushkar : The fair in conjunction with having religious entity is famous for its Cattle Fair. Camels, Horses, Donkeys, Bulls, etc are bought, sold, beautified, raced and paraded on the sand. In fact, the fair is predominantly a rural gathering, where villagers from different parts of state comes with their animals and lakes are flooded with the pilgrims for the Holy Dips.
Post breakfast enjoy at the Pushkar fair, explore the colouful bazaars for souvenir shopping & at the Mela grounds relish the cattle & camel races,the tuban tying competition,the longest moustache competition etc.
The evenings are possessed with its own charm, Deepdaan creates a spectacular view on the scared lake.
Evening enjoy a camel safari into the sand dunes to view a spectacular sunset.
The silent night pierced by camel calls, folk lores, dramas and heart throbbing beats of folk music and dances.Dinner & overnight at The Pushkar Camp Retreat.
Day 03 : Post breakfast visit The Savitri temple is dedicated to Goddess Savitri, the wife of Lord Brahma. Positioned on the Ratnagiri Hill, this temple holds a legend to itself. It is believed that once Lord Brahma had to perform a Yagna immediately. However, the performance of the Yagna required the presence of his wife. So, he married a local milkmaid, Gayatri for the purpose. When Brahma's wife, Savitri, found out, she cursed Lord Brahma that he would be worshipped only in Pushkar and only once a year. Then, she immolated herself at the Ratnagiri Hill, where the temple now stands.
Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the fair at The Mela grounds.The fair grounds reverberate with festivity, as rows of make shift stalls display a bewildering array items. Body tattooing is yet another favorite activity. The profusion of colors that run riot in the desert sand, the glee and the contagious enthusiasm of the village folk are a unique experience for every visitor.
Evening is the time for a camel caravan ride into the dunes.Dinner , dance & festivities that go beyond midnight at The Pushkar Camp Retreat.
Day 04 : Departure post breakfast.
- Inclusions -
- Accommodation with all meals , evening & morning tea & evening snacks & all taxes at The Pushkar Camp Retreat, all excursions & camel rides as described in the itinerary with local guide.
- Exclusions -
- Any other items not listed as above
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