Meat, alcohol and drugs are forbidden in Pushkar.
During the annual Pushkar camel fair held in October and November, the city is awash with tourists. At other times, the town is peaceful and calm.
Please respect the local culture and dress reasonably.
No airports at Pushkar. Nearest airport is in Jaipur.
Take a taxi or rickshaw from Ajmer. Frequent buses are available from Ajmer main bus station (rs 8/-)
From Delhi, regular trains are available till Ajmer. There are direct trains from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Bhopal, Ernakulam and Bangalore to Ajmer.
Most of the sights center around the lakefront which can be seen on foot.
To go further a field you can hire a bike (push/motor) and take in the surrounding beautiful countryside and hidden temples.
- Bramha temple - One of the very few temples for Lord Bramha in the world.
- Rangji temple - This is a Vishnu temple built in south Indian style.
- Chamunda temple - This is one of the 51 Shakti peeths. It is also known as Manibandh.
- Pap Mochini temple
- Panchkund Shiva temple - It is around 2-3 kms from the pushkar lake. The shiva temple is said to have been built by Pancha pandavas.
- Savitri temple - It is located on top of a hill near the lake. This temple is dedicated to the goddess savitri, wife of Hindu god Brahma. This temple is the second most religious temple in Pushkar.
- Pushkar Lake- Pushkar Lake is a beautiful, sanctified spot to visit in Pushkar. This lake is considered to be very old and of the time when the earth was created. This lake is a place of pilgrimage for the Hindus. Lake is surrounded by 52 different ghats to take bath, where Hindus and other tourists come to take a dip in the month of karthik.
- Man Mahal-
- Gurudwara Singh Sabha-
- Shri Vaikunthnathji-
- Pushkar Fair: Every year thousands of domestic and international tourists come to be a part of this amazing Pushkar Fair. This fair is organized in between October-November. Tourists come to take a holy dip in the pushkar lake at the time of karthik purnima, which is basically a full moon day. Pushkar fair is also famous as colourful and huge cattle fair. Pushkar is well known for it’s camel safari and other adventures activities.
- Try to book room in a guest house having view of Holy Lake Pushkar.In Pushkar it is the lake that is most important religiously and mythologically.It will cost you something around €5 to €6 in tourist season.
- Enjoy rooftop candle dinners at the restaurant of the guest house.
- The small market of Pushkar is good for buying clothes of interesting designs and patterns at very cheap price of €2 to €3.
- Visit Savitri temple on small hill which is about one hour climb but view of lake from top is wonderful.
- If you find water clean take a holy dip in the pond.
- You can perform worship of pond through priest but fix up a price beforehand lest he hassles for it.
- In the evening there is prayer at Varah Ghat with huge lamps and chimes of bell. Attend it, it is mesmerizing.
- Bhaang(cannabis) is local herb sold on authorized shops of government. You may try bhang lassi.
- Try mint tea. It has exotic taste.
- Take a round of holy pond known as parikarma.
Go for a camel safari in nearby villages. Pushkar is famous for camel safari. Tourists can visit small villages, crop harvesting during their camel safari ride. The view from camel safari comes exceptionally enticing. Camel safari in Pushkar is always a memorable experience for tourists.
- Ajitsingh Camel Safaris 91-9414300251 Taking you out into the desert 2-3 hours through small Rajasthani villages by camel, with dinner, campfire, dinner, tents with warm quilts, breakfast and jeeps back to Pushkar.
- Thrillophilia Desert Safari http://thrillophilia.com/Adventure-Sports-Camel-safari-in-Pushkar_206.htmla Desert safari is one of the best ways to explore the beauty of world famous desert of Rajasthan called “Thar Desert”. This is an adventure journey, which should be enjoyed by everyone, coming to Pushkar, to have a view of beautiful range of Aravalli mountains, amazing sunset and sunrise view, beautiful sandy field and small dunes.
- Don't take the photographs of ghats, it is prohibited.
- Take off your shoes at stairs if you are going near the pond.
- Be polite, but do not be pressured to put flowers in the lake or make prays by the many people at the ghats. They will usually demand money.
- Hotel Sanjay Main Market 0145 2773831 breakfast,lunch,dinner 20-50 for a main meal
- Hotel Sunset Main Market
- Pushkar Restaurant 122/3, Near Bharma Temple Near Pushkar Fair Ground +91 1452772729 http://www.pushkarrestaurant.com 500 R A multicuisine pure vegetarian restaurant serving Indian, Chinese, Continental and Rajasthani cuisine. The restaurant is decorated in fresh & lively the dyed traditional textiles. It offers a choice of continental & Rajasthani buffet.
Alcohol and Nonveg forbidden in Pushkar.
- out of the blue traditional indian food kapra bazar badi basti pushkar brahma temple road 0919269102811 not yet good taste quick and friendly service panaromic view of lake and whole pushkar try the best italian pizzas and pastas we are very pleased to visit here
- Ram Kuti House Off Ajmer-Pushkar Rd behind Telephone Exchange 91-145-2772239 firstname.lastname@example.org Peaceful, boutique guest house. Also home cooked meals can be provided for guests, free internet, free filtered mineral water. Taxi, train and camel safari bookings, along with temple tours.
- There's a wonderful palace to stay at the entrance of the city, but the price is high.
- Several hotels have swimming pool.
- Plenty of budget places, advance booking is recommended during the fair period. When not during the fair, you'll have no difficulty finding a place to stay.
- For camping at a rural farm with with modern facilities, see http:/www.kampsite.org/stay
- Princess Trails  offers tented accommodations during the Camel Fair in Pushkar.
- Green Park Resort Vam Dev Road, Near Gurudwara Near Gurudwara, Ajmer Bus stand, Pushkar 0145-2773532 http://www.greenparkpushkar.com 12:00 Noon 12:00 Noon 800 1800 18 rooms and a large swimming pool. Rooms have balconies and modern amenities.
- If you want to hire local travel guide, do not go with him alone.
- Find safe accomodation. If you are solo female tourist, safety is more important than price.
- Avoid wearing western style casual clothes such as mini-skirt, shorts, tanktop, camisole, and tight-fitted t-shirts.
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