Pushkar Travel Guide

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

Day One


1. Pushkar Lake
2. Gurudwara Singh Sabha
3. Brahma Temple
4. Savitri Mata Temple

Day One
Day Two


1. Varaha Temple
2. Pushkar Handicraft Market
3. Man Mahal
4. Adventure Tour

Day Two
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.

Best Things to do in Pushkar
  • Jeep Safari – A thrilling jeep safari in Pushkar in the desert having offbeat trails and rugged paths.

  • Hot Air Balloon Rides – Hot Air Ballooning during Pushkar fair is once in a lifetime experience. The mesmerizing views of the stunning desert, forts and temples will leave your breathless.

  • Ratnagiri Hill Trekking – Experience the 1.5 km long trek to Ratnagiri Hill that will offer you stunning views. Visit Savitri Temple which is located at the top of this hill.


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