Pushkar Holidays

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel with the rest of the day yours to relax after your long flight.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

Today we explore both Old and New Delhi - the order of New Delhi is a huge contrast to the unorganised chaos of the Old City. But both are just as appealing. Taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 3: Delhi - Agra

An early morning start we will drive to Agra - home of India's famous attraction - the Taj Mahal. Enroute we visit Mathura the birthplace of the deity Lord Krishna. Arrive Agra and check in to your hotel.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 4: Agra

After breakfast we head out to view the magnificent Taj Mahal. Enjoy your own time to explore and a guided tour of this once powerful Moghul emperor’s monument to love. Later we visit Agra fort built under the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565 that contains numerous palaces and a white marble mosque and the Baby Taj. Remainder of the day is at your leisure.

The sunsets over the Mosque in the Taj complex

Day 5: Agra - Jaipur

Today we will take a drive out to the ghostly fortifed city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandonded only 8 years after its construction due to droughts in the area. Continuing on, you will arrive in to Jaipur 'The Pink City'.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 6: Jaipur

This morning we visit the delicate pink, magnificent fort-palace of Amber - a wonderful example of Rajput architecture just north of Jaipur. Subject to Government regulations, we will arrive in style riding on an elephant! In the afternoon you will enjoy a tour of the city. Highlights include the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 7: Jaipur - Pushkar

This morning we will drive you to Pushkar. The small and beautiful town of Pushkar is set in a valley just about 14 km off Ajmer in the north Indian state of Rajasthan which we will visit en route. Surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the other, Pushkar forms a fascinating location and a befitting backdrop for the annual religious and cattle fair which is globally famous and attracts thousands of visitors from all parts of the world. Arrive Pushkar and transfer to your hotel.

Colourful camel

Day 8: Pushkar - Delhi

Today you get to visit Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple, later drive approx 30 Minutes to Ajmer train station for your train to Delhi (Ajmer Shtabadi, 15:45/22:40, AC Chair Car). On arrival transfer to your hotel.

Raj Ghat

Day 9: Delhi - Bangalore

Today transfer to airport for flight to Bangalore (AI 502, 1310/1545,Economy) Arrive Bangalore, transfer to hotel

Bull Temple

Day 10: Bangalore

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of this bustling city in the morning. The tour will include Tippu's Summer Place, Botanical Gardens, Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon Park. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your own pace and do a little shopping!

Bangalore city view

Day 11: Bangalore - Goa

Today transfer to the airport for your flight to Goa (9W 2352, 14:10/15:50, Economy) Arrive Goa, transfer to hotel. Remaining day at leisure

Days 12-14: Goa

For next 3 days sit back and relax here in this laid back coastal area of India, walk along palm fringed beaches looking for shells and watching the fishermen at work, or simply kick back and enjoy some fresh fruit cocktails served on a silver platter.

St Augustine ruins

Day 15: Goa

Transfer to airport for flight back home

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