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Traveller Tales from Pushkar
26 August 2019
"Nice trip. Comfortable vehicle and courteous driver. Had a great time with family."
13 August 2019
"safe and nice tour...."
18 December 2018
Amazing camping experience in the desert of Pushkar. The camel and jeep safari were quite adventurous, as it was my first camel-back ride ever, and first jeep safari in a desert! The folk music and dan...
18 December 2018
The camel and jeep safari is the highlight of the package.You can explore the local culture of Rajasthan and relish the amazing food there. For affordable prices, i recommend to book from Thrillophilia
18 December 2018
I think there can be no better place in Rajasthan to experience the purity of its culture than Pushkar, and I found this camping experience the best way to feel it. The tents were surprisingly big and
17 December 2018
Total value for money. Went with my cousins for a fun day out, and ended up having the time of our lives. The local operator, Subhash ji was very supportive and skilled. He taught us many tips and hack...
17 December 2018
Who doesnt love paintball?This is my favorite fun sport and I never like to miss it when paintball is offered at such a price in Pushkar. Never expected will get to try this in Pushkar, but it was ther...
17 December 2018
Took my team out for an office outing near Pushkar, and had a great experience. The package is very well suited to corporate outings, while the local instructor and guide Jigar made sure everything was...
16 December 2018
A beautiful location with proper tents and basic amenities. We got the best guides who knew about the place and its importance in detail. They served Rajasthani food and it was very delicious. Jeep saf...
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The best time to take a trip to Pushkar is undoubtedly the festive seasons. October and November there offer you the most enjoyable stay. Don’t visit Pushkar during the summer.
Pushkar can be easily reached from many different cities of India either directly or via other cities of Rajasthan.
You can take a flight to Jaipur from Delhi, Mumbai, or Kolkata. it takes about 4 hours to reach to Pushkar from the Jaipur airport. You can hire a car from just outside of the airport.
If you want to reach Pushkar by train then you need to take a train to Ajmer. Direct trains are available from most cities of the country. It doesn’t take more than half an hour by car from Ajmer to Pushkar.
Take a bus to Ajmer from Delhi. Once in there, you can easily find a luxury state bus to Pushkar.
The city of Pushkar is primarily known for its spirituality. However, that’s just one of the things that the city offers. There is a huge variety of things to do in Pushkar some of the choices are:
Watch Dance Performances
This is a traditional dance performance formed by the Kalbelia tribe. The dance form is known for sensuality and artistry. The dance is often performed in the open.
Like any other city in Rajasthan, Pushkar offers a great range of cuisines. You can go on a food journey to discover the taste of Pushkar. Try the roadside restaurants for an authentic experience.
The market area of Pushkar is known for the variety it offers in clothing, ornaments, and accessories. From modern to traditional, whatever your needs are, Pushkar Market has it in stores for you.
The hike from Pushkar to the Ratnagiri Hill is a popular one. The 1.5 km path is not too challenging and it offers a beautiful view of the surroundings.
The evening aarti in Pushkar is a thing of absolute beauty. the music and the crowd will charm you.
Balloon Ride over Pushkar Fair
If you want to enjoy the view of the famous Pushkar fair then the balloon ride is your best bet. It’s also a fascinating experience in its own.
A camel ride through the desert is a very exciting experience.
From pricy to affordable, the choices are plenty when it comes to accommodation on Pushkar. There are quite a few resorts in the city that offers utmost comfort and luxury. When booking hotels, try these ones first:
If you want to enjoy the city’s most historical sites then traveling by foot can be the best choice for you. Other than that, there are few other choices:
Hiring a car to travel in and around Pushkar is probably the most comfortable way to travel. There are many car hire service providers in the city. For the safest option, you can ask your resort manager to get you in touch with a driver. Rent a comfortable car and enjoy the city.
This is a very fun option. For short distance rides, you can get hold of a camel trainer and ride like the kings.
Pushkar is famous for its leather goods. There is a huge variety of leather accessories are available in the markets and you must purchase a few to bring back home. Other than that, you can also find authentic clothing items and ornaments which are inexpensive and attractive. Hop around these markets for a great shopping experience:
The existence of the holy Pushkar Lake is turned the city into an attraction for Hindu pilgrims from around the world. There are a lot of beautiful and old temples in Pushkar. These are the ones that are most famous:
The Pushkar Camel Fair or simply the Pushkar Fair is one of India’s biggest festivals and oldest fairs. The fair takes place during Kartik Purnima, in the month of November every year. People from all over Rajasthan gather in Pushkar with their camels, horses, and other cattle. People from around the world prefer to visit the city during this period because this festival is a celebration of everything that Rajasthan’s culture stands for.
Pushkar is a city surrounded by hills, old temples, and forests. It’s not a surprise that you can find a couple of hiking trails around the city. There are two most popular paths that you should consider taking if you enjoy trekking in Pushkar.
The Ratnagiri hike is one of those simple adventures that offer a satisfying outcome. You have to walk hardly about 1.5 km to reach the top of the hill. It’s not a tough one either. The view from the hill is mesmerizing.
Savitri Temple Hike
The Savitri Temple hike is a little harder but it worth the effort. The first half of the hike is fairly easy but the second half might take a little push. However, once you successfully dodge the monkeys and end the walk, the Savitri Temple will make sure that you don’t regret it.
Pushkar is known as a land of festivals. If you like cultural gatherings of people then you need to attend the different festivals of this city.