Located in the eastern part of Rajasthan, Pushkar is one of the ancestors of Rajasthan and the holy city. It is only 11 KMs from the most respected holy city of both Hindus and Muslims, Ajmer. Snag mountain (snake hill) Pushkar separates from Ajmer. Pushkar is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site. To keep a holy dip in Pushkar Lake, holy people of different parts of India, the sole residence of the creator of the Universe goes to Pushkar.
The first moment when you will take action in this divine land of Lord Brahma, you will be fascinated by the beautiful beauty of the 3 lakes surrounded by this holy land. According to a legend, Pushkar was created when the flower of the lotus of God Brahma fell on the ground, so that he could fix a place for sacrifice. The flower of the lotus fell on 3 different places in the area, from where water comes out.
Apart from the famous Pushkar Lake and 500 temples in the city, which includes the Brahma temple in the 14th century, there are 52 Ghats in Pushkar where the pilgrims enter the lake to take a holy bath. It is believed that if you take a holy dip on Kartik Purnima, it is equivalent to doing Yagna for many years. Some other prominent attractions of Pushkar are Lord Brahma’s first wife Savitri’s temple. The Savitri temple is located on the hill behind the Brahma temple, which can be reached by the flight of the feet. This temple offers a picturesque view of the Blake and Varah temples of the lake and the surrounding desert, which was rebuilt by King Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur in 1727. It is famous for idols, carvings and rich decorative images of the house. In addition to the temples, Mann Mahal is another tourist attraction of Pushkar. This palace was built by King Man Singh of Ajmer. It is home to Pushkar’s largest princely state, and King Man Singh used it during Pushkar’s visit.
Since Pushkar is a small town, Pushkar is easy to find and ideal only on foot. You can also use this holy land often by using a bicycle named “Thirth Raj”
Pushkar is famous worldwide for the camel fair. This fair is an annual religious festival near Pushkar Lake. This camel fair is the world’s largest camel fair. Every year thousands of tourists and pilgrims come to this mysterious land to see this spectacular event of seven days organized during the auspicious occasion of Kartik Purnima in the month of October / November. Every nook and corner of Rajasthan, the people of the country come here to sell their cattle at a good price. Apart from camel trade, other features of the Pushkar Fair include the races and parades of decorated camels, folk performances, body tattoos, ethnic shopping, puppet shows, acrobatics, best-breed competition, moustache competition, bride competition etc.
Pushkar is easily accessible by all means of communication. Pushkar’s nearest airport is Jaipur Airport. Jaipur is well connected to all major cities of India. Ajmer is the nearest railway station of Pushkar. Rajasthan Roadway runs very comfortable deluxe buses from Jaipur so that you can enjoy an easy road trip to Pushkar. If you want, you can rent a private car to reach Pushkar.
Jaipur Ajmer Pushkar tour packages offer you chance to experience the forts, palaces, lake, Dargah, and beautiful temples.