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Jaipur with Ajmer & Pushkar Tour

Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar

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Detailed Itinerary

JAIPUR (140 KMS/3.00 HRS) – AJMER - PUSHKAR (16 KMS/30 MIN) - JAIPUR

Pick from Jaipur & drive to Ajmer, upon arrive in Ajmer, Dargah Ajmer Sharif.

The dargah of Moinuddin Chishti (Gharib Nawaz -Benefactor of the Poor), known as Ajmer Sharif Dargah or Ajmer Sharif, is an international waqf, an Islamic mortmain managed by the "Dargah Khwaja Saheb Act, 1955" of the government of India. Ajmer Sharif Dargah is 2km away from the main central Ajmer Railway station and situated at the foot of the Taragarh hill, and consists of several white marble buildings arranged around two courtyards, including a massive gate donated by the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Akbari Mosque, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It contains the domed tomb of the saint. Akbar and his queen used to come here by foot on pilgrimage from Agra every year in observance of a vow when he prayed for a son. The large pillars called "Kose ('Mile') Minar", erected at intervals of two miles (3 km) along the entire way between Agra and Ajmer mark the places where the royal pilgrims halted every day. It has been estimated that around 150,000 pilgrims visit the site every day.

Pushkar, upon arrive in Pushkar,
Pushkar is a town bordering the Thar Desert, in the northeastern Indian state of Rajasthan. It's set on Pushkar Lake, a sacred Hindu site with 52 ghats (stone staircases) where pilgrims bathe. The town has hundreds of temples, including 14th-century Jagatpita Brahma Mandir, dedicated to the god of creation, which has a distinctive red spire and walls inlaid with pilgrims’ silver coins.

Afternoon Half-day excursion tour of Brahma Temple, This is one of the most famous Hindu pilgrimage sites and it is said that a dip in the sacred lake of Pushkar is akin to the visits to the four main Hindu shrines known as 'Chaar Dhaam'. The charming lake of Pushkar is surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the fourth and presents an ideal site for the religious and cattle fair, which is held every year in the month of October or November. Pushkar alone has more than 400 temples and is said to be the only place with a temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, one of the most important member of the Holy Trinity of Hindus who is known as 'The Creator'). According to Hindu mythology, all the gods visit Pushkar for five days in a year to bless the devout and absolve them of their sins. There are many legends associated to the origin of Pushkar and Pushkar Fair but they have one thing in common. They are all associated with Lord Brahma.

And Varaha Temple, Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Savitri Temple, Rangji Temple, Sri Panchkund Shiva Temple, Atmateshwar Temple etc.

A visit to Pushkar Fair is an experience of a lifetime and is certainly not worth a miss.

And evening time Spend at Pushkar Lake, return back drive to Jaipur, upon arrive in Jaipur.

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