Set on the edge of Great Indian Thar Desert, Pushkar is a small town renowned as an important pilgrimage spot for the followers of Hinduism religion. Pushkar is located along the banks of picturesque lake of the same name with 52 ghats. The town surprises all with around 400 small and big temples dedicated to many Hindu gods and goddesses. In fact, Pushkar is home to only Brahma Temple in India that makes it more auspicious for the devotees. In addition to its temples and ghats, Pushkar is widely known for its annual fair which showcases a variety of thrilling activities and performances. The fair gives a welcome break to the locals who spend a tough life in the arid deserts. Pushkar Fair is not just an event for trading of animals, it is much more as many attractive and unique events are held during the fair.
The city of Pushkar comes alive in the Hindu month of Kartik, which falls on October – November. Pushkar Fair is held for one week on the banks of holy lake of the town. During the fair the devotees and participants take a holy dip in the waters of Pushkar Lake, which is followed by the proceedings. Pushkar Fair is also ranked as the biggest camel fair of India. Trading of animals takes place during first five days of the fair, along with camels others animals are also sold and purchased that include cows, goats, sheep and horses. Watching the transaction process of animals between sellers and buyers is also an amazing experience. Camel races, animal musical chairs, beauty contest of the camel and laadoo oonths are some of the popular events of Pushkar Fair. You can also buy traditional dresses, exquisite handicraft items, silver ornaments, nose rings and other beautiful objects in Pushkar Fair. Want to plan holidays during Pushkar fair? Check below our featured packages or drop your enquiry and we shall get back to you shortly.