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North India

Pushkar

Rajasthan tours and travels are most sought after by tourists to India. Besides, many fortifies cities, there is one city that is known for pilgrimage. A holy town located close to Ajmer, Pushkar is flocked by devout Hindus for a relaxing time in the lap of nature. A visit to this sacred town bestows the travelers with tranquility and harmony between mind, body and soul. A major crowd puller, Pushkar Fair, is a must see here. Many saints and visitors come to this town during Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan. Separated from Ajmer by Nag Pahar, Pushkar is worth visiting for a quality time.
Located 11 kms west of Ajmer, Pushkar is sacred to the Hindus. The lake, supposedly having been created when Lord Brahma dropped a lotus flower here, is surrounded by temples and ghats. Pushkar is perhaps best known for its camel fair, held for 12 days in the month of Kartik (sometime in November), when the sleepy town is taken over by thousands of traders and their animals (camels, horses, cattle) and visitors - an event not to be missed. There are also rose gardens for the production of attar.

Tourist Attractions

As a part of Pushkar tours, travelers get to see amazing tourist attractions of Pushkar that range from temples, lakes, forts and palaces and of course the Pushkar fair.  The city is known for its exquisite temples. Only one of their kinds, these temples are much revered by the devotees and the architectural expertise displayed here is magnum opus. Pushkar travel packages are a good way to explore many places of interest in Pushkar.

Starting your tours to Pushkar, you must see the famous one and only Brahma Temple in Pushkar. In addition to this, you can also visit Savitri Temple (dedicated to second wife of Brahma), Apteshwar Temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva), Rangaji Temple (dedicated to Lord Vishnu), Varaha Temple, Ramavaikunth Temple, Saraswati Temple, Gayatri Temple and Pap Mochini Temple.
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Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lakeis another place where you will find numerous tourists. Visit this lake with 52 ghats around it during Kartil Purnima and witness infinite devotees taking a holy dip in the sacred waters of this lake which is considered to give salvation.

Tourist sites of Pushkar also include many forts and palaces that are excellent structures of architecture. Man Mahal and Pushkar Palace are worth seeing here. These buildings are very impressive and known for Rajasthani architecture. Come Kartik Poornima and the town is abuzz with biggest camel fair of the world, Pushkar Fair. Religious fervor gets blended with fun and frolic during this time. So it would be a good decision to ask for tour packages of Pushkar Fair before coming here.

Things to do

 Not to miss among things to do in Pushkar is the camel safari. Of course Pushkar also is an ideal place for camel safaris where you can sit back on camel’s back and have an exciting ride. Pushkar camel safaris are loved by many visitors who think of any thing else things to see in Pushkar.


Shopping in Pushkar

In addition to this, you can go for shopping expeditions. Shopping in Pushkar is fun filled activity where the narrow- laned markets will surely entice you. Fill your shopping bags with traditional stuffs, lac bangles, tie and dye dress material, saris, bed sheets, Rajasthani stitches etc.


How to Reach

Pushkar is not tedious. Sanganer Airport, in Jaipur, is the nearest airport connecting Pushkar to the rest of India and abroad. Ajmer is the closest railway station from Pushkar at a distance of just 11 km. Pushkar is easily connected to the major roadways and national highways of Rajasthan and India.


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