Rajasthan is the land of surprises and scenic wonders. To experience the best of this beautiful state, one needs to dwell a little deeper and absorb everything during their visit. While this is practically impossible in one visit, you can still experience a taste of it by attending the many fairs and festivals that the state is famous for.
Among these fairs, the famous Pushkar Mela is one of the biggest annual fairs of India. Pushkar India hosts this festival in the lap of Aravallis in the month of November. This one-month long extravaganza offers a number of experiences to the travelers coming to Pushkar. The local Rajasthani vibe of the festival brings a number of travel photographers, journalists and culture seekers here.
There are a number of experiences to look for at Pushkar Mela. A multitude of travel companies provides various tours during the Pushkar Mela. These itineraries come in a number of themes like photography, car and motorcycle trips and culture trips where food and local lifestyle are showcased.
Tourists who come to attend Pushkar fair love taking a camel safari in the desert. You can also go on a camel cart ride with your family. They are more convenient and often arranged by the hotel and resort management with a chance to enjoy a picnic in the middle of the desert.
Rajasthan tourism and a number of private travel operators provide a chance of camping in Pushkar desert. There is no better way to experience Pushkar Mela than by pitching a tent and then spending the night under the starlit skies. With Pushkar Fair, you can experience exactly the same and make your travel goals come to life. These tents vary from the luxury tent accommodation with attached washroom and basic tent for 2 people and 3 people where you have to share the bathroom.
Pushkar Mela is one of the biggest annual fairs of Rajasthan. This means that tourists come in thousands on a daily basis and most of the hotels are booked in advance. The popularity of Pushkar Fair is so huge that it brings visitors from a number of countries. It is advisable to make your bookings for Pushkar fair through a reliable company which guarantees stay and guided tours for the festival.
Pushkar is 4 hours away from Jaipur and 30 min away from Ajmer. Most of the trains and luxury buses drop you in Ajmer from where you have to catch a local connecting bus or a private taxi. During Pushkar Fair, the provision of the shared taxi and a private bus is also available.
Apart from Pushkar Mela, Pushkar town is an all year attraction. The famous Brahma Temple of Pushkar Rajasthan is very unique and one of the highly revered holy places in India. The street side shops of Pushkar India sell colorful toys, bangles, junk jewelry, musical instruments and leather items at very cheap prices.
Apart from shopping, one can also indulge in tasting the local Rajasthani cuisine such as Daal bati churma, lentils, and gatte ki sabzi. The street side hotel and restaurants of Pushkar offer delicacies like samosa, poha, kachori, and malpuas. Pushkar Rajasthan is a treat for the tastebuds of those with a love for food.
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