About Pushkar Fair
The small and beautiful town of Pushkar is set in a valley just about 11km off Ajmer in the north Indian state of Rajasthan. Surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the other.
Pushkar Cattle Fair
Excitement, gaiety and a keen sense of competition fill the air as the long journey to Pushkar begins. The only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma (the creator) is located at Pushkar.
Pushkar Fair Attractions
Pushkar boasts temples, though few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were destroyed by Aurangzeb, a Mogul ruler and subsequently rebuilt.
Pushkar Fair Guidelines
Pushkar is connected to Ajmer by road, which is around 14 km away. Buses in most cases leave Ajmer in the morning from Daulatabad bus stand. Jeeps and taxis are also available, but at a fairly higher cost.
Pushkar Fair Activities
Nov 22nd - Nov 30th: Cattle Fair. This is when all the activities with camels and other cattle will take place - the cattle trading, camel races, as well as various shows and competitions etc.
Pushkar Fair Dates
2020 Pushkar Fair will begin on
Sunday, 22 November
and ends on
Monday, 30 November
Camel and Horse Race
The Pushkar fair is synonymous to the cattle fair. So there are camels, horses, cows, goats, and sheep; all decked up to be sold and purchased. The proud cattle owners throng Pushkar.
Why Pushkar Fair
It is the world's largest Camel Fair. Pushkar has the world’s only temple for Lord Brahma. Pushkar has the world famous Sarovar with 52 Ghats surrounding it.
Pushkar Fair Programme
Here is the TENTATIVE PROGRAMME for 2016. There may be changes to dates, venues and timings so please obtain the latest programme information on arrival in Pushkar.
Pushkar Fair Rajasthan
Every year thousands of devotees throng the lake around the full moon day of Kartik Purnima in October-November to take a holy dip in the lake. Huge and colorful cattle fair "The Pushkar Fair"
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