Places to Visit in Pushkar

Rajasthan is the land of cultural extravaganza. The state is filled with surprises that will keep asking you to return to experience more and more.

Among these places, one name that invites every travel lover and culture seeker will undoubtedly be Pushkar, Rajasthan. This holy town is the center of so many activities that one needs all the time in their hand to experience Pushkar to the fullest.

Pushkar, Rajasthan is one of the most culturally rich towns of the state. Pushkar temple is the only Brahma Temple in the world and devotees come here from far –away places to seek blessings of the creator of the world.

 

A favorite destination for backpacking community

Pushkar India is a hub for backpacking and religious activities. The town is sprawling with cafes, cheap hostels and backpacker hotels where the travelers wish to spend some time and soak in the beauty of the Pushkar Temple, desert, and the ghat. Pushkar offers a number of surprises to the travelers coming here. One can enjoy jeep safari and camel ride in the desert or they can go for temple hopping, street side shopping or tasting the local food.

When it comes to experiencing the best of India, Pushkar offers everything that a travel lover seeks.

 

Where to stay in Pushkar

Pushkar offers a number of stay amenities for the travelers. Since Pushkar attracts backpackers and tourists in large numbers, the arrangement for their stay has been taken care of in the best way possible. There are a number of hotels in Pushkar. Most of the hotels in Pushkar are located in the main town and one can also find a number of Pushkar Resorts in the far end corner of the town. Some of the Pushkar resorts are also located in the desert area. Many hotels in Pushkar offer guided tour of the Pushkar city while you can also make avail of facilities like massage and spa for a holistic experience.

 

Things to do at Pushkar

Among some of the must experience things in Pushkar, the annual cattle fair known as Pushkar Fair is on the top of the list. Most of the travel plans to Pushkar are made keeping Pushkar Mela in mind. This fair offers a number of surprises that range from camel safari and hot air balloon rides in the desert.

One of the most unique aspects about Pushkar Fair is its traditionally rich customs. These charming vibes invite a number of photographers from every corner of the world. Apart from desert activities, you’ll also get to experience local rides and adventurous experiences. Pushkar Mela is one of the biggest fairs in the world. Because of this reason, Rajasthan tourism promotes and makes special arrangements for this festival.

Since the gathering at the festival is huge, one needs to make advance bookings for hotels and trip plans. In the lack of which, you’ll find almost every accommodation full during Pushkar Mela.

 

Places to visit in Pushkar

The unique surprises of this city hide a number of places to visit in Pushkar in its many lanes and ghat. One can take a short ride and visit the holy town of Ajmer of which Pushkar is a part of. Ajmer Shareef Dargah is highly revered among the visitors of all religions. Pushkar tourism provides special access and regular bus services for Ajmer.

The nearby desert of Pushkar is very beautiful and offers camping, ATV rides, and camel safari. A number of visitors travel between Pushkar to Jaipur for a rejuvenating weekend. Because of so much beauty, the travel enthusiasts consider this dessert one of the best places to visit in Pushkar. The calm sunset behind the desert is a charm for the photographers.

 

A popular weekend destination

Pushkar is easily accessible from Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, and Ajmer. Ajmer station is the last railhead after which you have to take a bus or a car to reach Pushkar. Pushkar to Jaipur is only 3 hours which makes it one of the popular weekends escapes for the travelers.

 

Explore the best of Rajasthan with Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook brings you the best of Pushkar with their specially curated trips to Rajasthan. You can experience the best of Rajasthan with luxurious amenities designed for your holistic trip experience. For more details, connect with our Pushkar travel experts today.

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