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AJMER INDIA TOURS

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Location : North India, Rajasthan
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Prime Attraction : The Dargah - Shahjhan’s Mosque - Adhai-din-ka-jhonpra - Taragarh Fort
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Caretaker Tours & TravelsAjmer situated in the foothills of `Ajaya Meru' the unconquerable hill, this green paradise was founded in 1100 AD by Aijpal Chauhan. The city was founded by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th Century A.D. and continued to be a major center of the Chauhan power till 1193 A.D.

One of the major city of Rajisthan, Ajmer became domicile to various dynasties, which left behind ineradicable mark of Hindu, Isalamic culture and traditions on the city’s history. It is a holy place for both Hindus and Muslims. The city is embellished with the monolith of a Sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, whose blessings are anxiously received by devotees, The dargha known as the ‘Dargah Sharif’.

Prime Attractions
» The Dargah :
At the foot of a barren hill, is a marble domed mausoleum. It is India’s most significant shrine for Muslims and thousands of devotees of all religions visit the holy place through the year. Legend has it that the Mughal emperor, Akbar visited the saint in the 16th century in pursuit of a boon for a child, the saint obliged the Emperor. He used to make a pilgrimage to the Dargah from Agra once a year. The shrine is next only to Mecca or Median for the Muslims of south Asia.

» Shahjhan’s Mosque :
Inside the premises of Dargah there is a dazzling structure in white marble with a long (30.5m) having low corridor and delicate carvings with trelliswork. It is the most outstanding of all the sanctums within the shrine of the Dargah.

» Adhai-din-ka-jhonpra :
An unprecedented structure, this is a masterpiece of Indo-Islamic architecture located just beyond the Dargah. In 1193 A.D. Mohhamed Ghauri conquered Ajmer and transfigured the building into a mosque by constructing a seven arched wall in front of the pillared hall in just two-and-half days (adhai-din).

Caretaker Tours & Travels» Taragarh Fort :
The remnants of the Taragarh Fort, perched on a hill, can be approached by a exciting one and a half hour steep climb. A view of the entire city from the fort is unimaginable. Initially the fort was Mugals for the military activity, later it was used as a sanitarium by the British.

Excursion

» Pushkar :
Pushkar is famous for some of the rare temples dedicated to Brahma the Creator. The town with its splendid charm of tranquil lake is a center of attraction for 10 days

» Pushkar Lake (11km.) :
The lake flows through the sides of the desert and girdled by hills on three sides. is separated from Ajmer by ‘Nag Pahar’-the snake mountain. The Panchkund and the cave of the saint Agastya are located on the ‘Nag Pahar’ the Snake Mountain which separates the lake from the city of Ajmer. It is believed that Kalidas-the 4th century sanskrit poet, wrote the great masterpiece Abhigyanam Shakuntalam on this mountain.

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» Pushkar Fair :
Pushkar Fair takes place in the month of November. It is a fair of colors, cloths, camels and cattle’s. Besides marketing of horses, camels, cows and bulls, there are exhilarating camel-cart races and cultural events. The camels are adorned with jewelry and exuding colors. The race is cherished by thousands of visitors coming from all over the world. Pushkar felicitate a unique accommodation in form of tents on the cool sand. Colorful cloths, household items and leather goods can be purchased during the fair. On the full moon of Kartik(Nov.) pilgrims take a holy dip in the lake.

» Pushkar Lake (11km.) :
The lake flows through the sides of the desert and girdled by hills on three sides. is separated from Ajmer by ‘Nag Pahar’-the snake mountain. The Panchkund and the cave of the saint Agastya are located on the ‘Nag Pahar’ the Snake Mountain which separates the lake from the city of Ajmer. It is believed that Kalidas-the 4th century sanskrit poet, wrote the great masterpiece Abhigyanam Shakuntalam on this mountain.

Caretaker Tours & Travels» Shopping :
Shopping in Ajmer is refreshing experience. It offers antiques, charming gold and silver jewelry in coeval designs, colorful tie-and-dye fabrics, sarees and embroidered jodhpuri ‘Jutis’(shoes). During the annual fair, a range of colorful cloths and fantastic creations of traditional items are for sale.

Mode of Transpotation

» Air :
Nearest Airport is Jaipur-138 kms.

» Rail :
The city is well connected by rail to Agra, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, and to Mumbai Via Ahmedabad.

» Road :
Ajmer is well connected by road with Agra (370 km), Bharatpur (312 km),Delhi (444 km), Jaipur (138 km), Jaisalmer (458 km), Jodhpur (205 km), Mount Abu (371 km) and Udaipur (269 km). Rajasthan State Trans. Corpn. Buses connect Ajmer with all the major cities in India.

Hotels in Ajmer
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