AJMER – RAJASTHAN Package
1 DAY TOUR
The Dargah of Khwaja Moin-ud -din Chishti is located at the foot of a small and barren hill in Ajmer, whose blessings are eagerly sought by pilgrims to his dargah that’s why its known as Dargah Sharif. It is the tomb of Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti more popularly known as Khawaja Saheb or Sharif. Khawaja Moin-ud-din came to Ajmer in 1192 from Persia. And the tomb was built by Humayun. 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. Tomb was constructed with white marble, it has 11 arches and a Persian inscription running the full length of the building. It has a marble dome and the actual tomb inside is surrounded by a silver platform. Millions of pilgrims come every year on the anniversary of saint's death.
Take a pre booked train to Ajmer. Ajmer is a small city famed for having the tomb of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. The sacred place is popularly called the Ajmer Dargah. Entry is not restricted to any particular religion and it is believed to gather millions of devotees till date. Once you have finished your offerings and prayers, your rickshaw will also bring you back to where he picked you from. Do not forget to pick up the famous Sohan Halwa from Ajmer. Next, you can drive pass the Ana Sagar lake. Nothing much to see except that it is an artificial lake. Drive another 11 km further down and you reach Pushkar. It has the rare and famous Lord Brahma temple and Pushkar Lake.
The small markets of Pushkar are very colorful and there are many Handicraft stalls around. (If you are visiting Pushkar between October and November, their annual cattle fair – Pushkar Mela is a must).