You all would have heard about the fascinating Pushkar Fair which happens to be one of the most famous and attractive festivals in Rajasthan. This festival starts in the beginning of the winters. There is beautiful desert landscape that you can see here in Pushkar. This fair gets even livelier with more than 30,000 camels. You will enjoy the great opportunity of getting closer to culture and traditions of India after experiencing this traditional festival. Get the Best Pushkar Fair packages.
Witness the amazing Pushkar Camel Fair that attracts a lot of local camel and cattle traders that creates an incredible opportunity of business meeting that is at the time of the holy Kartik Purnima festival. You will be fascinated by this beautiful occasion which is a major tourist attraction. You will see the celebration of colors, music, dances, food and competitions in this festival that also lets the tourists enjoy the sight of the beautiful golden sand dunes. Also the festival is famous for its feast that is enjoyed by all the visitors and is a sheer delight for your taste buds. Enjoy Pushkar Fair 2018.
When is the time for celebration of this fair?
You will enjoy the fascinating Pushkar Fair that is celebrated every year on the sacred occasion of Kartik Purnima. This is the time on the full moon day in the Hindu lunar month of Kartik which is said to be really auspicious. You will witness pilgrims from all over the world taking a dip in the holy waters of the Pushkar Lake and offering their prayers to Lord Brahma. In 2018, the dates of the fair are from November 15th till November 23rd.
Where do you celebrate the fair?
You will witness the small town of Pushkar hosting the famous Pushkar Camel Fair. This holy town of Rajasthan is in the state of Rajasthan near the Thar Desert.
How is the this Fair Celebrated?
This fair is famous for the camel and you will witness many camels here in a really huge number. You will witness the gorgeous camels being dressed up in the colorful garbs. You will see this ship of the desert being washed with a lot of love and also decorated with cloths, jewelry, silver bells, bangles and other fine pieces. You will witness the camels being at their best all over this place. You will also witness an amazing Camel Beauty Contest being organized here. Also you will witness the camels entering the races, competitions dance shows, and also the trade of cattle. Also there is an interesting contest that will turn the camel into a clown car. You will see a lot of people climbing aboard till the time the camel starts to buck a lot to get people down from its humps.
Along with that, this festival also has religious origins that attract a lot of pilgrims from far and wide to this beautiful festival in order to bathe in the holy waters of the Pushkar Lake. Also the two days that are considered to be the full moon happen to be the most auspicious time of the year when they bath in the lake. It is said that this is the occasion that even makes people wash away their sins with the holy waters. Sadhus, holy gurus and people from all parts of the world come to Pushkar to take a dip in the lake.
You will also be fascinated by the sand dunes of Pushkar that appear in the festive mood. You will witness a large number of pilgrims, camel traders, and tourists. You can also enjoy the hot air balloon ride aside from this festival. Also you will be astonished to notice the mustache competition where you will see the men folk compete for the award for their facial tresses which is a lot of fun. Get Pushkar Fair packages with Sharp Holidays.
Since this is a really famous fair that invites a lot of people from all over the world, you must book in advance to get the best hotels at the best prices.
How to Reach?
You will find the nearest airport to reach Pushkar named Jaipur. The famous Jaipur International Airport of Jaipur is just two and a half hours away. You can reach here through Buses, state owned and private luxury ones. Also you can book taxis and other private vehicles.
You will find the closest railway station that also has long distance Indian Railways trains named Ajmer. You will find a single train line that links Ajmer and Pushkar. You can take a taxi from Ajmer railway station or you can also reach Pushkar by train coming from Ajmer.
Pushkar is also well-connected through Jaipur and Ajmer. There is a 30 minute drive through the Snake Mountain (Nag Parbat) which is appropriately named and takes you to the holy land of Pushkar. You can also board the State owned buses, deluxe Volvo and taxis on this route.
This is a beautiful traditional Indian festival. You can enjoy a fascinating time being here with your family that is going to be a sheer delight for the people who are fascinated by the culture. Book Rajasthan Tour with Sharp Holidays to get the best packages with some great offers making it even more awesome for you.