Pushkar is one of the holiest places in India and also known as "the rose garden of Rajasthan" due to the large number of flowers grown in and around this city. The colorful festivals. enchanting fairs, the winding lanes, spiritual and tranquil ambience of Pushkar makes each and every tourist to fall in love with this place. Beautified by the calm lake and nestled in the lap of the Aravali hills, Pushkar is a wonderful blend of Hindu culture and religion. It is a true hallmark rustic Rajasthan and scenic beauty. In case, you are planning to visit this city, then go through this Pushkar Tour and Travel Guide from Splendid Vacations.
Pushkar Lake It is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Pushkar and believed to be formed due to the lotus falling off from the hand of Lord Brahma. A dip in this holy lake is regarded sacred for Hindus as it washes away all the sins. The pure waters of this lake is also believed to be containing curative and medicinal powers. You should not give it a miss, if you are going to visit Pushkar.
Brahma temple The one and only Hindu Temple in India wherein the creator of the world- Lord Brahma is worshipped. It was constructed in the 14th century and consists of four-armed idol of Lord Brahma, an image of swan, marble floors, stone slabs, red spire, silver carved turtle and a big raised platform.
Savitri Temple This beautiful temple is dedicated to Lord Brahma’s wife, Savitri and located on the peak of Ratnagiri Hill. It was constructed in the year 1687 and tourists need to trek up the hill to reach the shrine of this temple. The temple has the statue of Goddess Savitri and gives wonderful view of the surroundings, including the Pushkar Lake.
Pushkar Fair It is a five-day camel and livestock fair that takes place every year either in the month of October or November. In 2015, Pushkar Fair will be from 18th November to 25th November. It is one of the world's largest camel fairs. Aside from the selling and buying of livestock, it has become an important tourist attraction. Competitions like "bridal competition" , "longest moustache", and "matka phod" are the main attractions of this fair which attracts tourist from different parts of the world.
Camel Safari You can enjoy wonderful Camel safari in Pushkar, as you will ride through Rose Garden, small villages and isolated sand dunes. While riding on the camel, you can also enjoy the beautiful sunset. If you are planning to visit Pushkar, then you must enjoy a camel safari in this small town.