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Pushkar / Ajmer - At a glance

State :

Rajasthan

Best Time to Travel :

October to March

Language :

Hindi, English and Rajasthani

Religion :

Hindu, Islam, Sikhism, Jainism

Temperature :

Summer (25°C Min to 45°C Max) & Winter (8°C Min and 22°C Max)

Climate :

Quite Dry and Hot

Cuisine :

Rajasthani food and Different country foods

How to Reach :-

By Air

Sanganer airport, Jaipur which is 146 km from Pushkar is the nearest airport. It connects Pushkar to the rest of India and the world.

By Road

Pushkar/Ajmer is easily connected to the major roadways and national highways of Rajasthan and India. The Marwar bus stand is linked to places like Delhi, Jodhpur and Bikaner. The other stand is Ajmer bus stand, at a distance of 11 km in the east of Pushkar. Regular buses ply to Pushkar and Ajmer from Jaipur.

By Rail

Ajmer junction railway station, at a distance of just 11 km from Pushkar, is the closest railway station. Ajmer is connected with the major cities of Rajasthan and India. Pink City Express and Shatabdi Express are the best trains to opt for while traveling to Ajmer / Pushkar from Delhi and Jaipur.

About Pushkar / Ajmer

One of the ancient towns situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan is Pushkar. It is the town that is situated very close to Ajmert hat is just around eleven kilometers far. Nag Prabhat referred to as snake hill is the one that separates Puskar from Ajmer.

Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Pushkar / Ajmer

There are five dhams of Hindu which comprises of Badrinath, Dwarka, Rameshwar, Puri as well as Puskar. According to the historical books of Hindu it reflects that at the time of the fight Lord Bhrama killed demon Vajra Nabh with a lotus. And at the time of this one petal fell at Pushkar and it became a holy place. It gave rise to a lake. Therefore in creation of this place Lord Bhrama played an important role but then the Lord is not worshipped here. The main reason behind this is that Savitri wife of Lord Bhrama had cursed him that he will not be worshipped anywhere.

Pushakar, being a holy place has various attratcionsas well as places that cannot be missed upon.Being a dham of Hindus it is quoite obvious that there might be various stunning temples. There is one temple which is dedicated to Lord Brahma which is well known. Ranji temples is also must visit temple here. The best time to visit this temples would be in the morning as you can get the chance of great views as well as you will be able to hear great jingles of prayers at this temples. The morning environment at Pushkar is completely holy.

Apart from temples there are Ghats which comprises of attractions at Pushkar. There are various ghats at the lakes wherein people prefer bathing as the water of these lakes are considered as holy. In case you want to take bath in these lakes you need to abide with some of the rules like removing shoes while going into water, no smoking, etc.

One of the bets attractions of Pushkar is The Pushkar Fair which is held on the full moon day of Kartik Purnima. It mianly takes place in the months of October-November. There are many colorful shops which will offer many things as well as various delicacies. There are many dances held. A very good part of this fair is camel trading. There are also puppet shows held which attract tourists a lot.