Pushkar Travel Guide
Pushkar is the much loved tourist destination and for the devout Hindu it is a very important pilgrim centre. Due to abundance of temples the town of Pushkar is called the town of temple. The small town of Pushkar houses over 300 temples and 52 ghats in Sarovar (Lake), which is legacy of timeless architectural heritage. The lake is considered as the most sacred lake in Hindu mythology. Hindus visit Pushkar to have holy dip specially in th month of Kartika (oct.or nov.). The Brahma temple attracts the attention because of its unique presence. The place is full of natural beauty holding a special place in the heart of Hindus. Not only Hindus but alsothe Mohammedans, Sikhs and Jain also come here toerform puja. Pushkar radiates an ambience of peace and spirituality that cast a lure to visit again and again. Spiritual and relaxed nature of Pushkar attracts tourists from several countries.
Pushkar Travel Information
How to Reach Pushkar
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The nearest airport is at Jaipur.
|Airports near Pushkar||Type||Arial Distance|
|Sanganeer Airport, Jaipur (JAI)||Domestic||144 km|
|Jodhpur Airport (JDH)||Domestic||200 km|
|Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, Delhi (DEL)||International||400 km|
|Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (BOM)||International||1071 km|
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Nearest Railway Station is Ajmer, situated at a distance of 11 km from Pushkar. Ajmer an important destination on its own right, Ajmer is well connected with major places in Rajasthan, and India as well.
(Ajmer Railway Station is nearest Railway Station of Pushkar)
|Starting Station||Train||Arrival at Ajmer||Service Days|
|Delhi (NDLS)||Adi Sj Rajdhani
(duration: 6h 51m)
(duration: 6h 55m)
|Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun|
.[/tab][tab title=”Reach Pushkar by Road”]Pushkar is home to two bus stands. The Marwar bus stand, in the north of town by the post office, has buses to some long distance places including Delhi, Jodhpur and Bikaner while the Ajmer bus stand is located east of the Pushkar town and offers bus services to Ajmer and Jaipur. Pushkar is well connected to Ajmer by bus. Hire Taxi from Delhi or Jaipur to Pushkar.
Recently Pushkar got its new Common Bus stand situated Near Bangad School, Pushkar.
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- Pushkar to Jaipur: 150 kms. .
- Pushkar to Delhi: 444 kms. .
- Pushkar to Ahmedabad: 526 kms.
- Pushkar to Jaisalmer: 490 kms.
- Pushkar to Bikaner: 250 kms.
- Pushkar to Jodhpur 190 kms.
- Pushkar to Udaipur 300 kms.
Pushkar Visit Tips and Tricks
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- The women should avoid wearing revealing clothes as Pushkar is a traditional and Sacred region.
- Do not Consume Liquor in Pushkar not even carry with you, (Strictly Prohibited) and Avoid having non-vegetarian food.
- Please Respect Hindu Culture.
- Footwear has to be removed 30 feet away from bathing ghats of Holy Lake. Exchange your currency only from authorized money exchangers and don’t forget to take a receipt.[/arrowlist]
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- Follow Traffic Rules and park your vehicles at prescribe place.
- Always carry your driving license with you.
- Do not touch unclaimed objects like bag, suitcase, Tiffin etc.
- If seen please inform to police.
- Beware of pickpockets. Avoid accepting eatable from stranger.
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Souvenir (Remembrance) of Pushkar Visit
Photographs : Taken from picturesque location i.e. Savitri Hill, on sand dunes, camel riding, rose garden and sun set etc.
Old Silver Jewellery : Necklace, rings, pendals especially poison pendal, stone items, threads and payjeb (beautiful chain of silver put on by women at ankles.)& another tribal jwellary.
Embroidery Work : Skirts, T-shirt, Shawls, Old Barmeri wall hangings
Leather goods : Leather Belts with embroidery, jodhapuri mozari(traditional shoes), hand bags etc.
Garments and textiles : Cotton, silk linen garments tops, skirt, pajamas, shorts trousers, and also traditional rajasthani dresses.
Decorative item Bandermal (door hanging) ,chain of birds made from colourful cloths, wall hanging with paintings
Miniature Painting . The most famous decorative painting are the love making of lord Krishana and his love Radha.
Rose Product Rose oil, Rose water, and Rose scents.
Prasad: From the temple of Pushkar
Malpua : Yellow sweet worthy eat.
Safari: Camel Safari in full-moon night and early morning horse riding alon Nag Pahar.[/tab][/tabgroup]
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