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Ajmer Tour from Delhi

  Ajmer Tour from Delhi TourCode : 1318
Duration  3 Days / 2 Nights
Destination
Route  Delhi-Jaipur-Ajmer-Jaipur-Delhi
Best Time To Visit Daily,all year round
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Ajmer Sharif

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Jaipur – On to Ajmer (131 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)

Welcome to Jaipur, the Pink City. On arrival at Jaipur airport or Jaipur railway station, begin your tour of ‘Ajmer. Later Proceed on a picturesque drive to Ajmer Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel with overnight stay in Ajmer.

Day 2: In Ajmer

After breakfast, visit Ajmer Dargha . The evening is at leisure to explore on your own. Overnight stay in Ajmer.

Day 3: On to Jaipur (131 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)

Today, bid farewell to your ‘Ajmer tour and you will be transfered to Jaipur airport or railway station for your onward journey.

Sightseeing

Ajmer is venerated as a holy place for both Hindus and Muslims. It has the mausoleum of the Sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti whose blessings are eagerly sought by pilgrims to his dargah. Known as the ‘Dargah Sharif’ the last resting place of the saint who died in 1235 lies at the foot of a barren hill.

The saint’s marble domed mausoleum is India’s most important shrine for Muslims and receives an endless flow of visitors of all religions as the sick, the troubled and the childless come here seeking a boon, a blessing or just peace of mind. Legend has it that the Mughal emperor, Akbar came here to the saint in the 16th century in quest of a boon for an heir and the saint obliged.

The Urs or annual pilgrimage of the devout is celebrated each May at the Dargah with millions of pilgrims arriving in Ajmer to pay homage. Lengthy queues of several kilometres snake their way past the tomb at the shrine while outside the Dargah precincts, two massive cauldrons cook sweet rice garnished with dry fruits and condiments to be served as ‘Tabarukh’ or sanctified food. Within the dargah lies a mosque, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Like all of Shah Jahan’s buildings, the mosque too, is an architectural marvel – a magnificent building in white marble with a long and narrow courtyard for the faithful to pray in, richly embellished with ornate calligraphic inscriptions and delicate carvings and detailed trelliswork.

A short walk north of the Dargah brings you to the oldest surviving monument of Ajmer’s Muslim rule, the remarkable Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpara. In 1193 A.D, the Afghan Mohammad Ghori conquered Ajmer and converted a Sanskrit school into a mosque by adding a seven arched wall in front of the pillared hall in just two-and-a-half days.

Taragarh Fort was built on a hilltop by Ajaipal Chauhan, the founder of the city in the 7th century and is about 3 km from the city of Ajmer. A steep climb up rewards the weary visitor with an amazing birds eye view of Ajmer.

A spectacular road journey up and over the Nag Pahar (Snake Mountain) brings you to the holy town of Pushkar (11 km away), on the banks of the picturesque Pushkar Lake.

Shopping

Just like any other place in Rajasthan, Ajmer is also a Shopper”s paradise. There are number of items that you can buy for yourself and for your close ones. The most famous shopping items are bandhini saris and dupattas, embroidered Jodhpuri juttis, ittar, ornaments, antiques and gold and silver jewelry in contemporary designs.

There are a number of other shopping places in Ajmer, Rajasthan. One of them is the Ajaymeru Udyog Crafts Mela. Here you will find typical Rajasthani items of home decor items, silver souvenirs, bangles, hand embroidered cloth bags, leather belts, woodcrafts, etc. Then, there is the Pushkar Fair, near Ajmer, where you can buy many handicraft items at reasonable prices.

Eating Joints

There are plenty of middle of the road restaurants and cafes in Ajmer that serve an eclectic mix of cuisines at modest prices in modest surroundings. No ultra smart, elegant bars and restaurants in this predominantly pilgrim town. The entertainment scene livens up during the Urs with evenings of Sufi music, qawwalis and poetry reading sessions or at the time of the Pushkar Fair with folk dance and music shows. The rest of the year, the entertainment scene is fairly humdrum with little on except movies at the local cinema houses.

 

 

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