Pushkar is a Rajasthani town, 11 km from Ajmer, and 2 hours from Jaipur. The most visited places in Pushkar are Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, Savitri Mata Temple, Aloo Baba, Ajmer Lake, etc. Pushkar is famous for Annual Pushkar Camel Fair and is a pilgrimage spot known for its sacred lake, the Brahma Temple.
Pushkar is situated on the borders of the Thar Desert. Pushkar is also famous for adventure tours. You can try trekking through the rugged terrains of the Great Indian Thar Desert, hiking in the Aravalli ranges, hot air ballooning, and desert safaris are taken up by tourists besides camping in the tented accommodation in the ‘Arabian Nights’ style.
The best places to visit in Pushkar are mentioned in the travel itinerary shown below. These places can be covered within 1 – 2 days. Pushkar is definitely worth a visit and its very different from other towns in Rajasthan.
Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Pushkar Terminus
Top Places to Visit in Pushkar – Travel Itinerary
1. Pushkar Lake
2. Gurudwara Singh Sabha
3. Brahma Temple
4. Savitri Mata Temple
1. Varaha Temple
2. Pushkar Handicraft Market
3. Man Mahal
4. Adventure Tour
What is the Pushkar fair famous for?
Pushkar is mentioned in the epics Ramayana, Mahabharata and other Puranas signifying its importance in historical and religious tradition of Hinduism. The Indian Winter is the best time to visit Pushkar. The Pushkar Mela also known as the Pushkar Camel Fair is a unique celebration which happens during the month of Kartik, on the day of the full moon. This fair attracts nearly two lakhs of people.