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Day excursion to Ajmer
Day excursion to Ajmer

What this tour is about: This is a private tour to Ajmer, customised to your interests.

Ajmer is a holy city, containing the tomb of the most revered Sufi saint Shaikh Moinudeen Chishti. Also known as Garib Nawaz, Benefactor of the Poor, the Shaikh founded the influential Chistiya order in India. The tomb (Dargah Sharif) is a major pilgrimage site. The Mughal Emperor Akbar used to come here on pilgrimage from Agra in observance of a vow he had made when praying for a son.

Apart from the dargah, Ajmer also has other sites of interest:

  • Akbar’s Palace and Museum, with an excellent collection of sculpture, coinage, art, craft and armoury (located inside the Akbari Fort)
  • Adhai din ka Jhopra, a Sultanate era mosque, the oldest surviving monument in Ajmer.
  • Soniji Ki Nasiyan, a Jain temple known for its Swarna Nagari (City of Gold) main chamber, with incredibly ornate gold-plated figures and carvings depicting Jaina mythology.
  • Ana Sagar, a lake built in the 12th century, with Mughal pavilions

Places we will visit: Ajmer Dargah, Akbari Fort and Museum, Adhai din ka jhopra, Jain Temple, Lakeside

Duration: 9 to 10 hrs

When: All days of the week. On Mondays the Museum is closed.

Start point: Your hotel in Jaipur

End point:  Your hotel in Jaipur

How to book: To enquire about prices, please write to deepa@magictoursofindia.com or magictours@live.com. If you are visiting during the annual Urs (death anniversary) of Khwaja Garib Nawaz, please let us know and we will suggest how best to do the trip (it will be very crowded)

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