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Pushkar Fair


Pushkar is an important center for Hindu pilgrims. Nestles in the eastern region of Rajasthan, Pushkar is located 11 km north west of the city of Ajmer. Located on the edge of the Thar Desert, Pushkar is parted from Ajmer by Nag Pahar. Pushkar Rajasthan is world-renowned for its Puskar,Pushkar Fair Rajasthan Fair or camel Fair. At this period of time, the streets of Pushkar come alive and all you can see is smiling faces. Take a travel tour to Pushkar and visit the Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple. A travel tour to Pushkar in Rajasthan with About Rajasthan ensures to make your trip worth taking. The most important tourist attraction of Pushkar is the Pushkar Fair. Also known as the Camel Fair, thousands of people flocked the Pushkar Lake from far-flung places in October-November. The Pushkar Fair features camel trading, dance and music, colorful stalls or shops, and stalls selling enticing delicacies. During your travel tour to Pushkar in Rajasthan, do visit the temple of God Brahma and Saraswati Temple. To enjoy a great day with your family and friends, plan a picnic along the banks of Pushkar Lake. You can pick up mementos to take back home with you.

There are a few places in India that can't be described and Pushkar is one of them. You have to come here and experience the things first hand to appreciate the real beauty of this serene town. Surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the other, Pushkar forms a fascinating location and a befitting backdrop.

Pushkar is among the five dhams or pilgrimages that are held in high esteem by Hindus, the others being Badrinath, Puri, Rameswaram, and Dwarka.

Places to Visit in Pushkar

Pushkar Fair

There is a steady flow of pilgrims throughout the year to Pushkar, which is among the five principal places of Hindu pilgrimage. It is, however transformed into a bustling fair-ground in the month of Kartik (October-November) when the annual Pushkar Fair and a cattle fair are held simultaneously.

Significance - Pushkar

Houses The Only Brahma Temple In India.

Leisure - Pushkar

Shopping in Pushkar

A large number of traders gather at the Pushkar Fair and set up shops. They sell a host of products like bead necklaces of Nagaur, woollen blankets of Merta, textiles printed in Ajmer and Jodhpur, brassware of Jodhpur and Jaipur etc. Also on sale are saddles, ropes, and assorted household items. During the fair, cultural shows and exhibitions are organised to enliven the event. Movies are shown and competitions are arranged. Bards and poets recite and sing tales of valour and heroism of bygone days. Animal races and other competitions add to the attraction.

How To Get There - Pushkar

By Air : Jaipur at 146-km is the nearest airport.

By Rail : Ajmer at 11-km is the nearest railhead from Pushkar.

By Road : Pushkar is well connected by road and is 11-km from Ajmer.

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