Rajasthan ‘The Land of Kings’, the name itself has royalty and needless to say but is a magnificent place for which you can fall in love with. Amidst this royal land lies a place known as ‘Pushkar’ at the edge of the Thar Desert which is popularly known for the Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Mela. Pushkar stands as one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan and has its own story to narrate. This Fair spreads eccentric flamboyancy for a week in the month of ‘Kartik’ (typically overlaps October and November) and adds on a grandiose spark in the royal land. If you are planning for India Vacation, make sure that Pushkar Fair is in your must-visit list to have a memorable experience. Sparkling lights, colourful camps, souvenir shops, camel trade, music bands makes the Pushkar Fair a picturesque arena singing out the glory and tradition of Rajasthan. You can just go with the flow and experience the kaleidoscopic spectacle of the place. The heritage, the richness, the welcoming approach has graced this state and has brought more and more people landing down at this eyeful aura bringing a hike in the Rajasthan Tourism. Apart from being a weekend spot, this place has all the powers to make you feel the magic and fall in love with the place.
Here are the top 10 reasons why you can fall in love with the phenomenal carnival in the holy land of Pushkar.
1. A place for satisfying your religious instincts
If you are a follower of Lord Brahma, then the only place around the globe where you can visit a Brahma temple is ‘Pushkar’. There is folklore behind the Brahma temple being associated with the Pushkar Lake. It is believed that the lake was formed when the petals of a lotus flower fell at that place during a fight between Lord Brahma and a demon. Lord Brahma used a lotus flower as his weapon, and during the fight, the petals fell and gave birth to a beautiful lake which we now know as the Pushkar Lake.
2. The hot air balloon view
Pushkar Fair Rajasthan is one of the biggest and colourful fairs to go, and you can see all the colours of this Fair in a hot air balloon. Hot air balloon view is one of the most exciting and thrilling activities that you can opt for to witness the fair from the air. The livestock’s, the colourful camps, the shops, you can see them all while you fly in your hot air balloon high up in the sky. You can get the picture perfect selfies high up in the air with the whole view of Pushkar Mela.
3. The concert nights
Not only is the Pushkar Fair all about culture and tradition but it also opens doors for various fusion band performances. The best part about is that you can get free entry passes without paying a single penny and enjoy the exhilarating and breathtaking performances by the fusion bands. Enjoying such musical nights in the heart of the desserts is one of the major tourist attractions in Rajasthan. Bonfire in the open air with twinkling stars and live music are an add-on to experience the blend of music with a pinch of an extravagant affair.
4. The shopping spree
If you are out for holidays, then you cannot refrain yourself from shopping especially the specialities of the place that you are visiting. Talking about Pushkar Fair India, it offers a lot to the shopaholics. You can fall in love with the beautiful stones and mirror embedded Rajasthani dresses, handicrafts, lakh bangles, pieces of jewellery and a lot more. We bet that you can’t walk off without getting some of these things in your shopping bag. For all people who follow the motto of shop till you drop, Pushkar Fair can make you impatient to pick on the souvenirs.
5. Rajasthani Cuisines
Rajasthani cuisine is another thing that you cannot miss out if you are out for Rajasthan tour. Rajasthan can be considered as a food paradise where you can get to have different mouth-watering cuisines as never before. Pushkar Mela gives you a chance to gobble up some finger licking dishes that is definitely going to hit your taste buds and demand for more. You better pack some more while you leave this food arcade.
6. Camel Fair and Safari
Pushkar Fair is the biggest fair where you can trade livestock. The Pushkar Camel Fair is one of the biggest reasons that draw travellers to the heart of Rajasthan. Pushkar attracts travellers from all around the globe and the biggest Camel Fair proceeds with full flair amidst the sand dunes of the city. The best part is that not only do you get to buy and sell camels at this place, but you can also go for a camel safari for touring the city. Being on a furry camel and strolling the city and witnessing the sunset point is one of the coolest things that you can do in Pushkar, India.
7. Desert Camping
Desert camping is just another thing that you would not like to miss if you have planned for a trip to India especially Rajasthan. The fun doesn’t end as the sun sets down there is still a lot that you can do even after the sunset. Desert camping in the twilight is another thing that awaits you in the sun-kissed deserts of Rajasthan. You can enjoy the cool and chilly breeze with your group cladding in your blankets in the colourful tents at Pushkar. If you want to experience the nomadic life that dates back to history, then these colourful tents are all set to let you have a nomadic experience. A musical night with bonfire and games can get your nomadic experience more livelily and make your trip an adventure to remember witnessing all the colours of Rajasthan.
8. An excursion to remember
If you are out for India vacation, then Pushkar is the place where you can satisfy your travel goals. Pushkar Fair not only a place where you can trade livestock, but you get to understand the culture of the city closely. A person who loves to travel can fall in love with the surreal beauty of the sands and deserts of the place. Apart from the colourful camps and fair, there are a lot many other places to visit as well such as the Brahma temple, Savitritek, etc. The sun-kissed sands add on a splendid panorama to this place making it a spot worth visiting to satisfy your inner voyager.
9. The unusual and comical competitions
The Pushkar Fair Rajasthan not only gives you a paradise for shopping and witnessing the culture but is also known for the bizarre competitions. Out of box competitions are held at this place to add more charm to the festivity. The ‘matki-phod’ competition, the bride and groom games, etc. are add-ons to the flavour of the fair. You cannot stop yourself from being a part of these competitions and clicking selfies with the locals of the people donning their moustaches.
10. The adventure constraint
If you are adventurous and like to experience the thrills, then the adventure rides are something that will make you fall in love with the place again. Paramotor crafting, sand-biking, etc. are all there for you to give you some thrills running down your spines when you start flying in the Pushkar skyline.
To sum up, Pushkar has something for everyone, may it be its culture, its handicrafts, the camel fair, food or the adventure, Pushkar can make you fall head over heels. Pushkar can compel you to pay a visit to this lovelorn place again and again. So if you are looking out for Holiday Packages to India, then you can contact us at Tailor Made Holidays to make your trip worthwhile.
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