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RIDE DETAIL
Ride No. 2 - Pushkar Fair

(15 October 2009 - 30 October 2009)

Duration -   15 Nights / 16 Days
Departure Date: October 15, 2009
(Pushkar Fair Dates: 25 Oct. - 02 November, 2009)
 
This ride gives you an excellent opportunity and experience of riding horses through rural India and visiting the famous Pushkar cattle fair including the sightseeing at Delhi, Jaipur and Ranthambhore National Parks. This ride passes through different kinds of terrain and fascinating villages
 
Day 01 / October 15, 2009 - Arrive Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi – Transfer to 3 / 4 star hotel – Day at leisure – PM tour briefing.
 
P.S - In case of late or early arrival additional accommodations / transfer can be arranged at extra cost.
 
Day 02 / October 16, 2009:
Full-day sightseeing in Old & New Delhi – First half includes visit to Red Fort, the majestic fort on which work started in 1639. The fort that took nine years to build has all the trappings of the center of Mughal government: halls of public and private audience, domed and arched marble palaces, plush private apartments, a mosque and elaborately designed gardens.
 
You next head to Jama Masjid that was designed by Emperor Shah Jehan and built by a workforce of 5000 between 1644 and 1656. Originally called Maszid-i-Jehanuma “mosque commanding a view of the world”.

The second half of the day includes visits to Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Raj Ghat (Memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation), Drive past government buildings, President House, Parliament House.

Overnight in Delhi.

Day 03 / October 17, 2009:
Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway Station to board train for Sawai Madhopur – Packed breakfast served on train - Arrival at Sawai Madhopur Railway Station – Transfer to 3-star or Heritage hotel

PM Park drive to Ranthambhore National Park – one of India’s most popular parks, with more than 80,000 visitors a year. After the independence of India the area was declared a sanctuary, becoming a full-fledged national park under Project Tiger in 1972. Over time, Ranthambhore became renowned for its tigers, unperturbed by humans. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 / October 18, 2009:
Early morning Park drive to Ranthambhore National Park – Transfer to Raj Mahal – Arrive and check in Raj Mahal Palace hotel, a heritage property built in 1798. Situated on the banks of river Banas, Raj Mahal Palace casts a spell with its scenic beauty and grandeur.

PM casual ride to know your horse.

Overnight at Raj Mahal.

Day 05 / October 19, 2009:
AM ride to Junia village – Lunch – Continue ride and arrive at Amar Bagh, Junia. Situated in a quiet village, the hotel has 38 rooms and is styled in traditional way and decorated with antique objects that provide a royal ambience.
PM talk on farming and agriculture in Rajasthan followed by dinner.

Overnight stay at Amar Bagh.

Day 06 / October 20, 2009:
AM ride to Meru village – Lunch – continue ride to Meru – Arrive at campsite, Meru for overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 07 / October 21, 2009:
Ride to Pachewar – Lunch – continue ride to Pachewar. While riding through this area you will see quaint villages, step wells and Hindu temples which could be visited. Arrive campsite, Pachewar for overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 08 / October 22, 2009:
After breakfast ride to Rehlana village - Lunch – Continue ride through farmlands and you might also come across Blue Bull, the largest antelope in Asia and Desert Fox. Arrive campsite, Rehlana, overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 09 / October 23, 2009:
Morning ride to Kishangarh – lunch - continue ride to Kishangarh – arrive at campsite.
PM visit to Hindu temple and miniature painting studio in Kishangarh – back to campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10 / October 24 2009:
Morning ride to Maghri which takes you through villages, farmlands and sand dunes – lunch – continue ride to Maghri – arrive campsite, Maghri for overnight stay in tented accommodation.

Day 11 /  October 25, 2009:
AM ride to Pushkar – Lunch – continue ride to Pushkar – Arrive at the campsite on Pushkar cattle fair grounds – Pushkar, an important Hindu pilgrim center built around the sacred Pushkar Lake, is full of religious myths & faiths. The holy lake has 52 ghats (bathing places), where pilgrims take ritual dip in the lake. The main attraction is the temple of Lord Brahma, the god of creation. The annual Pushkar cattle fair held here on Kartik Poornima (full moon October / November), is one of  the largest cattle fairs in the country. Pilgrims and tradesmen come here in thousands from all over the country to trade camels, horses, cows, goat, sheep and bulls. The fair today has become one of the major tourist attractions of the state of Rajasthan.

PM walk through the cattle fair grounds.

Overnight at campsite.

Day 12 /  October 26, 2009:
Early morning ride through the cattle fair grounds – Breakfast – day at leisure.
PM ride through cattle fair grounds to Savitri Temple – visit to the Savitri Temple – back to campsite for overnight stay.

Day 13 / October 27, 2009: This morning the group will be transferred to Jaipur by coach / Car – Check in hotel – lunch.

PM sightseeing of Amber Fort.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 / October 28, 2009:
AM sightseeing of City Palace, Observatory (Jantar Mantar) and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) – continue drive to Bharatpur – Arrive and check in heritage hotel Bharatpur for overnight stay.

Day 15 /  October 29, 2009:
AM Departure transfer to Agra – en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, former capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar. Built between 1569 and 1585, it has lain silent for almost four centuries; by 1600, its meagre water supply had proved incapable of sustaining the population, and Akbar shifted the court to Lahore. Now deserted, it is almost perfectly preserved – a masterpiece in red sandstone, glowing in subtly changing shades of pink and red as the day progresses and light fades.

Continue drive to Agra – Check in Hotel.
PM visit to Agra Fort, built between 1565 and 1573 in form of half moon, on the remains of earlier Rajput fortifications - visit Itmad-ud-Daulah, tomb of Mirza Ghiyath Beg, an important member of Emperor Akbar’s court and father-in-law of Emperor Jehangir.
Overnight stay in 3 / 4 star hotel.

Day 16 / October 30, 2009:
AM Drive Agra to Delhi and check-in to Hotel and rest. Later in evening transfer  to International airport for your onward flight.

Tour Ends.

• Departure Date : October 15, 2008.
• Tour Length : 15 Nights / 16 Days
• Single Supplement: 50% extra of tour price.
• Ride per day : 05 to 06 hours
• Tour start point : New Delhi
• Riding Ability : Intermediate (at least)
• Group Size : 08 Minimum / 16 Maximum

Tour cost includes
 
1. All Rides
2. Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
3. Breakfast in Hotels.
4. All meals during rides / camping including afternoon tea or coffee.
5. 01 liter of mineral water per day.
6. Surface transfers, Railway transfers by air conditioned mini coach / car.
7. City Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
8. Guide Fee.
9. Services of groom.
10. Access to Internet in Camp.

Not included in tour cost
 
1. Charges for International Flights
2. Camera Fee at monuments
3. Lunch and dinner in Hotels at Delhi, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Agra.
4. Drinks other than afternoon tea or coffee.
5. Expenses of personal nature i.e. phone calls, laundry, tips, visa fee and room service.

6.  Note: The Service provider company "The Thar Marwari Horse Safari "  is not liable or responsible for any insurance claim against any accident during the tour .The traveler should arrange insurance on their own before the tour starts.

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