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Gangaur Festival Tour, Jaipur

Gangaur Festival - Jaipur, Rajasthan - Mar-April

Another enchanting Festival presented to you by "Indian Festival Tours " is the Gangaur Festival, an important local festival throughout Rajasthan. "Gan" is a synonym for Lord Shiva and "Gauri" or "gaur" stands for goddess Parvati, the heavenly consort of lord Shiva. Gangaur celebrates the union of the two and is a symbol of conjugal and marital happiness. This festival is celebrated especially by women, who worship clay idols of "Gan" & "Gauri" in their houses. These idols are worshiped by unmarried girls who seek the blessings of Gan and Gauri for a good husband, while the married women pray for the good health and long life of their husbands. This worship which starts form the first day of the chaitra month culminates on the 18th day into Gangaur festival with a great religious fervor. On the eve of Gangaur festival women decorate their palms and fingers with henna. The idols of Gan and Gauri are immersed in pond or in a near by lake on the last day of the festival.

A traditional procession of Gangaur commerces form the City Palace, passing through interesting streets of the Pink city and finally converges near the Talkatora. The procession is headed by a colorful pageantry of elephants, old palanquins, chariots, bullock carts and performance folk artists.

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The Golden Triangle Tour during Gangaur Festival

Welcome to India!. Assistance on arrival at the airport by our representative and transfer to Hotel.Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast, sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Among some of the most interesting highlights of your city tour of Old and New Delhi are the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat in the old city area and the Government Buildings , a drive through the majestic Rajpath to the India Gate, the Humayun's Tomb and the Qutab Minar etc. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after early breakfast, depart by surface to Agra (205 kms/5 hrs approx.). Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Agra city, which includes: Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar over the years 1565 - 1573 with its maze of courtyards, mosques, and private chambers. Most of the buildings originally built by Akbar were destroyed and were replaced by his grandson Shah Jehan. The only surviving structure from Akbar's period apart from the solid sand stone ramparts and the gateway is the Jehangir Mahal. It is the biggest private residence in the complex and its architecture indicates strong influences from Hindu overtones. Taj Mahal , built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan, this beautiful mausoleum is built of pure white marble and is an architectural marvel. Built in the memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. The building was conceived as a garden tomb with the mausoleum rising at the far end of the complex with the river Yamuna flowing below. Beneath the dome are the cenotaphs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jehan. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast, depart by surface to Jaipur (240 kms/6 hrs approx.) en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri , the deserted capital of Mughal India. Among the principal attractions of Fatehpur Sikri are the large audience halls, palaces, the Mosques, the tomb of Salim Chishti, The Panchmahal, and the Buland Darwaza, which is among the biggest gates in Asia. Upon arrival in Jaipur check-in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after early breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort , the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and Temple of Kali . Take a ride on gaily decorated elephant to the ramparts of the Fort. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. Among the principal sights are the Jantar Mantar or the Observatory, The Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal, The City Palace & Museum. Jaipur is also a major center of precious and semi precious stones, jewellery, cotton textiles and the typical Blue Pottery. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast, proceed to see the spectacular Gangaur Festival witnessing the various cultural and religious activities of this famous festival for the inhabitants of the Royal State Capital of Rajasthan.. Overnight at the hotel

Morning after breakfast departure by surface to Delhi.Departure transfer to board flight to back to home.


 Ganguar Festival can be included in any other tour packages of Rajasthan. Please contact us for a tailor-made programme or chose any of our Rajashan Tour Packages during this period.

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