Pushkar a holy city of Rajasthan
(1 night, 2 day excursion to Pushkar)
DAY 01 (JAIPUR –PUSHKAR)
Pushkar – one of the holiest pilgrimages for Hindus and the only place in India where you will find the temple of the „Creator‟ God, Brahma. Upon arrival in Pushkar we take on another form of travel, more suited to the desert, Camels!
After breakfast – drive to Pushkar the journey will take around 3 hours. Arrive at Pushkar and check into your accommodation.
We take a camel safari atop the “ship of the desert” going through sandy ravines, local villages where we can absorb the harsh yet colourful landscape of the Thar Desert. Our safari concludes in a tent camp. After sunset, we can enjoy a clear view of the star-lit night sky Dinner.
Overnight stay in Tent, Pushkar (Meal – Breakfast & Dinner)
(PS: In case of rain, we will not provide tented accommodation. Instead the Volunteers will stay at a Guest House at Pushkar)
DAY 02 (PUSHKAR – JAIPUR)
After breakfast – return to Pushkar & later a leisurely guided tour of the Pushkar town with its small lanes, colourful markets, but most importantly, the steps to the Holy Lake and about 500 temples. Our tour would conclude a visit of Lord Brahma’ temple, the creator God for the Hindu‟s.
Late on – visit some of the many temples & Ghats, where pilgrims bathe in the sacred waters of the Lake.
Afternoon –drive back to Jaipur. Arrive at Jaipur and check into your accommodation.
Overnight stay at accommodation, Jaipur (Meal - Breakfast & Dinner)