Well-known land of Rajasthan is loved for its rich tradition and the Pushkar Fair is the time when the exclusivity can be experienced by the visitors as well. This annual affair takes place in the holy city of Pushkar, which is at the distance of 18kms from Ajmer, and attracts Indians as well as foreign visitors. It happens in November and as per the Indian calendar, it’s held in the Karthik month. Counted among the most celebrated fair of the state, Pushkar Fair is highly rejoiced by the attendants, as they all love admiring the sight of golden sand dunes, with the locals exclusively dressed in vivacious Rajasthan-styled outfits. Attractively dressed locals display the colorful goods for sale and also the embellished Camel and cattle. It’s the rustic appeal which is behind the immense fame of the festival and the folk singers and dancers put their best efforts to attract the tourists with their effervescent performances.
Camel and cattle races are indeed a major attraction besides several other competitions that add to the charm of Pushkar Fair. The festivity and excitement leaves a lasting impression on the minds of the tourists, who take great interest in the colorful art, such as jewelry, printed textiles, patchwork, etc, put on display during this five-day extravaganza. Common events, which are held during the Fair, are Camel Race, Gorband - Camel Decoration, Camel and Horse Dance, Kabbadi Match (Local v/s Visitors), Cultural Programs, Turban Tying and Tilak Competition.
Pushkar enjoys splendid setting with it being encircled by the Aravali Hills on the three sides and the sight of tranquil Pushkar Lake is again breathtaking. Take delight in this fun-filled festivity planning exclusive trip to the town.