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Kite Festival

In India, January 14th is celebrated as Makar Sankranti, when everyone from kids to youngsters relish the kite flying and even take up competition with their counterparts. Rajasthan and Ahmadabad are cities where this festival is celebrated at huge scale and everywhere you go, you would here the big shouts of ‘woh kata’.

 

People gather on their rooftops and start up the music on very high volume and enjoy the colorful sky. Large number of fancy kites are witnessed and you would see the kite-shops all filled up.

 

This day marks the welcome of spring season and farmers start up crop harvesting on this very day. Public holiday is observed on Makar Sankranti in Rajasthan & Gujarat, and the ladies at home prepare delicious Til (Sesame) laddoo, Gajak, Feeni as well Dahi chaat.

 

In every day it feels like a leisurely day, when people instead of resting and sitting inside their homes, get filled with excitement and enjoy kite-flying. With less traffic on roads, this is just the day to take pleasure in a walk down the road.

Day 1: New Delhi

Upon arrival at airport, you’ll be greeted by our staff member, who’ll transfer you to the hotel, where you can relish the luxuries. Then you’ll be briefed about the tour and what all travel documents and necessities you’ll need to carry. With car and driver provided to you, enjoy the day as you want.

 

Day 2: New Delhi

Trip to Red Fort, a monument built in 1648 by Shah Jahan, as well as other popular sites such as Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Qutub Minar & Humanyun’s tomb. Enjoy the drive through majestic building which still retain the grandeur of yesteryears.

 

Day 3: New Delhi-Agra

Drive to Agra, which takes around five hours. Check-in at hotel. Post, enjoy a trip to Agra Fort, Tajmahal and tomb of Itmadullah. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.

 

Day 4: Agra-Jaipur

After breakfast at hotel, drive to Jaipur and the journey will be of around five hours. After check-in, take rest in the luxurious hotel. In the evening, enjoy a visit to Chaugan stadium, where relish the Elephant festival. The sight of embellished elephants, dancers all dolled up in beautiful & colorful dresses, local Rajasthani men in bright turbans is extremely pleasurable.

 

Day 5: Jaipur – 14 January

Makar Sankranti falls on January 14, so this is the day to relish kite-flying in Pink City. To start with, you’ll be visiting Amber Fort on elephant back or jeep, as per your convenience. Sukh Mandir and Sheesh Mahal are the major attractions there. In the afternoon, enjoy the kite flying and see how whole city gather on their roof-tops to take part in the festival. In the evening, you’ll be taken to an ethnic resort for traditional Rajasthani meal. Spend your night in hotel room resting.

 

Day 6: Jaipur-Udaipur

After morning tea and breakfast at the hotel, it’s time to take on journey to Udaipur, which is at the distance of 420 kilometers from Jaipur and takes 7 hours to reach there. Spend your night in hotel room resting.

 

Day 7: Udaipur (Unique gastronomy experience in the evening at rural Indian family)

Start your day with royal breakfast at City Palace complex. Then visit the beautiful offering of the palace, Mor Chowk. Once you’ve explored the site, head for ‘Indian Dishes Cooking Classes’ in the evening. There you get to learn cooking Indian food and then enjoy Rural Food combined with Rural Dance Show. Spend your night in a hotel in Udaipur resting.

 

DAY 08: Fly to Delhi

After morning breakfast you’ll be transferred to the airport to catch flight back to Delhi.

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  • 3 to 5 Star Hotel
  • A/C Room
  • No Room Sharing
  • Extra Bed Available
  • Lunch and Dinner in Package
  •     5 nights hotel accommodation
  •     breakfast daily
  •     transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  •     small group touring
  •     entrance fees (camera fees not included)
  •     Western tour leader based on a minimum of 7 travellers
  •     local English-speaking guides
  •     return transfers (departure transfer on final day only)
  •     24 hrs Room Service
  •     Multicuisine Restaurant
  •     24 hrs Generator Backup with AC
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Kite Festival

{ 7 Night & 8 Days }  
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$850
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