Pushkar is a town in the Ajmer District of the Royal Rajasthan in India. It is located at an elevation of 510 m. The town of Pushkar is very famous for the Pushkar Camel Fair in India. It is also known as the Triti Raj meaning the king of Pilgrimage sites.Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India. It is unlike other parts of Rajasthan and is a prominent Hindu Pilgrimage town and not only a major attraction for devotees but also for tourists. There are 52 ghats and around 400 temples in this town of Rajasthan. The town lies on the shores of Pushkar Lake which is also a major attraction for tourists and pilgrims. Pushkar is also known as “The rose garden of Rajasthan” because of the flower farming in and around the city. These flowers spread their fragrance abroad as they are exported across the world. The beautiful architectural heritage and its interesting history make this place a must-visit in India.

The town of Pushkar is situated 15km northwest of Ajmer. The road trip to the town goes through the Aravalli Range. The mountain portion which separates the town from the Ajmer city is known as the Pushkar Range. There are a large number of ghats and temples in this pilgrimage town. Camel Safari is another major attraction of the place. The locals owning Camels offer a ride in the Camels and this is a different experience loved by many tourists visiting Rajasthan. The airport in Jaipur is at a distance of about 146 km from the town and the Railway line in Ajmer is at a distance of 11 km. It’s not just about visiting temples in the town but admiring the architecture and culture of the county which is very well preserved in the place and is a place of equal interest for all.


  • Location: Rajasthan, India
  • Max Altitude: 510m
  • Nearest Airport: SanganerAirport (Jaipur), India
  • Nearest Railway Station: Ajmer, India
  • Best Occasion to visit: The Pushkar Camel Fair in the month of November.
  • Trip Duration: 6-7 Days

What to carry in your Backpacks:

  • Gear for Hand & Head: Sun hats, Face mask, etc.
  • Accessories: Sunglasses/Goggles, anti-glare glasses, water bottle, hydra pack. Gears: Emergency tool kit.
  • Footwear: Sandals, and floaters. Few pairs of socks.
  • Clothes:  T-shirts, shirts, and shorts. A few pair of jeans, pants.
  • Protection and First-Aid: Sunscreen, toiletry kit, Zip-lock bags, ear plugs, first-aid and all essential medicines.

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