State of Rajasthan has a rich cultural-religious-historical background. Thus it has led to evolvement of many cities which has now become a melting pot of various cultures. Pushkar is one of these cities which have deep roots in history but now it has become a greater attraction with advancement of communication and transport. The city is a good example of lake-town as it has evolved around Pushkar Lake and also an example of religious town. It has importance for all religions especially Hindus and Muslims.
Why Pushkar City is Famous :
Pushkar City is famous for its annual Pushkar Camel fair also famous as Pushkar Fair held along Pushkar Lakeat Pushkar in Ajmer district of Rajasthan.The renowned cattle fair that is the largest in the world has also made Pushkar internationally famous. Fragrance of Pushkar is exported abroad due to its unique smell of roses. In Pushkar you can find everything from Tranquility, spirituality and religiosity to rooftop restaurants, luxury hotels, meandering lanes and vibrant festivities.
How to Reach Pushkar City Rajasthan :
Location of Pushkar : Pushkar Town is located at 14 kms from Ajmer in Rajasthan. It is 403 kms away from Delhi.
Air : The nearest airport is the Jaipur Airport from where regular flights to Udaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Aurangabad are available.
Rail : The nearest railway station is Ajmer from where direct trains for Jaipur, Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Mumbai and other destinations are available. The Shatabdi Express and Rajdhani Express connect Ajmer directly to Delhi.
Road : Pushkar is connected with Ajmer through road. Buses, taxis and jeeps are also available.
Best time to visit Pushkar :Best time to visit Pushkar is during October-November when world renowned Pushkar Fair is held.
Accommodation Facilities : Tourists can stay in the following hotels that provide world- class accommodation-
- Pushkar Palace,
- Sarovar (Man Mahal),
- Jagat Singh Palace Hotel, Royal Camp,
- Royal Camp (Mobile)
- Royal Desert Camp