Overview: Trip to Pushkar – Pushkar is located to the northwest of Ajmer and it is one of the main attractions for anyone out on a Rajasthan tour. Pushkar is not only culturally rich but it has huge significance according to Hindi mythology. It is said that while the universe was being created, Lord Brahma happened to drop lotus flowers on the ground and the location upon which the flower dropped was named ‘Pushkar’, meaning Lotus flower itself.
Pushkar tour can make it onto your list for various reasons and one of them being the mesmerizing ‘Pushkar Mela’ which is an annual camel trading fair. The city of Pushkar, Rajasthan is culturally rich and you go face to face with a different view of India altogether.
Visiting places, forts, and temples are some of the examples of the same. Apart from the Pushkar festival, Pushkar is famous for the view of Pushkar Lake and the serene experience of the Brahma temple, which is only one of its kind in the whole world.
Pushkar proves to be a refreshing weekend getaway trip for anyone living in Delhi, NCR. Pushkar’s distance from Delhi is 418 Km, which makes up for a nice road trip too when visiting Pushkar from Delhi. There are a ton of activities and things to do in Pushkar.
The reasons you need to go on the Pushkar tour are far more than many but if you still have doubts then let us clear them up while you are on a trip to Pushkar with My Good Trip.
Day 0: Delhi to Pushkar Overnight Journey
Day 1: Pushkar Arrival and Sightseeing & Christmas Party
Day 2: Pandav Sthal, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Aaloo Baba
Day 3: Early Morning Trek to Savitri Temple and Departure to Delhi
|Price||₹ 6,499/- person|
- Accommodation: Stay is included from day 1 to Day 3 – you will be staying at guesthouses on all days of the trip.
- Meals: During the trip, we will provide total 5 Meals (3 Breakfast and 2 Dinner)
- Transportation: Delhi To Delhi.
- Support Staff: Local Guide.
- Trekking Equipment: you will be staying in high-quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. We provide high altitude sleeping bags that can stand temperatures as low as – 10 deg c. We also provide ropes, microspikes, gaiters, etc. As required.
- Safety Equipment: First aid, medical kit, etc. will be available at all locations to deal with emergencies.
- Any expenses for optional activities or tickets, unless quoted in Inclusions.
- Insurance, Items of personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry, etc
- Any Entry Fees
- Any additional expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like cancellation/roadblocks/landslides/ strike or any other natural causes out of human control or any emergency evacuation expenses.
- Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
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Approximately 450 kilometers from Delhi, the city of Pushkar takes around 8 to 9 hours of overnight travel. Reach Pushkar in the morning and do the hotel/Camp check-in. Post breakfast, and some leisure time we will leave for sightseeing in this beautiful city.
Here are some of the attractions that are going to give your eyes some treat to watch on the first day of your trip followed by Musical Night at the hotel:
Firstly visiting The famous Brahma Temple which is situated beside the Pushkar Lake is one of its kind. The place is packed with architectural features. The temple is one of very few existing temples dedicated to the Hindu creator-god Brahma in India and remains the most prominent among them.
Then we will visit the lakes of Pushkar. The lake is still an integral part of the Incredible India Initiative for Rajasthan and it showcases the hidden beauty of Rajasthan, a state with the largest desert in India and yet has a city called the City Of Lakes. Fascinate yourself in some of the famous lakes. Enjoy the evening at Pushkar lake.
The Pushkar Tour will be incomplete without the visit to the Pushkar Markets. Rose pulp, syrup and gulkhand are sold here at reasonable rates. Handicraft items, embroidered fabrics, brass utensils, glassware, leather bags made of camel skin, and belts and many more such unique items can be purchased in the bustling Pushkar Bazaar and leisure time at the hotel afterward.
The Panch Kund Shiva temple is just 2 to 3 kilometers away from the famous Pushkar Lake. If you’re interested to know more about the stories of Mahabharata, you will definitely love this place. This beautiful Temple is known to have been built by the Pandavas and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Moving Forward through Dense forest reaching at the top to witness the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Covered by mountains and Scenic views, Bird Watching is complimentary while visiting such a Hidden Gem.
Then we will move forward to another Hidden Paradise where A 70-year-old plus man living in a Shiva Temple located on the outskirts of Pushkar eats only potatoes. Yes! Aloo Baba (fondly called by this name) has been eating only aloos (potatoes) for the past 45 years and the place is full of positive energy. We bet you that you will definitely visit this place in the near future for sure.
The Savitri Temple located on the top of Ratnagiri Hills. It is said to be the place where Goddess Savitri rested for a while. Presently, Goddesses Savitri and Gayatri are being prayed in the temple. The route to the temple will give you ample opportunities for trekking and enjoying the natural environment.
After reaching the top you will witness the Birdwatching view of Pushkar City and the Desert of Pushkar as well. Witness the Sunrise from the top and give your eyes a treat to watch a magnificent view from such a height.
After completing the adventurous trek witness the magnificence of the golden sand of the Rajasthan desert on camelback.