Pushkar,one of the holiest places to visit in India, has wonders of both religion and nature. Rightly called the Tirth raj , Pushkar is house to the only Brahma temple in the world and the holy of Pushkar lake. The word ‘Pushkar’ translates to the lotus flower, which is the seat of Lord Brahma. The town that got its name from the seat of Brahma is also the seat of numerous temples scattered across this small town. It also has a few historical palaces and picturesque views of the Aravalli hill ranges in amidst lush and greenery.
To experience the mood and exhilaration that embodies this town, one must walk its streets, bump into a camel or two, walk through the colourful markets or take a camel. So here is an experience that includes a handcrafted Jaipur to Pushkar tour with camel rides, desert camping and a great spiritual walking tour.
This one day package makes sure that you enjoy every minute in Pushkar. A chauffeured car will pick you up from Jaipur and take you to Pushkar as per your convenience. And here begins your walking tour through the streets of the town. Being a spiritual place, you first walk to a few of the main temples and holy spots including the enthralling Pushkar Lake. For a more delightful experience, you can and cheat the walking part of the tour and climb onto the camels as and when you please. The ideal time to visit Pushkar is during the monsoon or winter seasons when the famous 'camel-fair' colours the town. Temples aside, Pushkar is a haven for the shopaholics. With very low prices, the town has numerous local markets where you can purchase anything from handmade cushion covers to other artefacts and what not. The tour covers this aspect as well, giving you a treat by taking you through some of the most vibrant markets of Rajasthan.
Fascinate yourself with the sights of sadhus roaming the streets, vendors trying to sell trinkets and colourful artefacts and hippies enjoying their rides in beautifully decorated camels. Lose yourself to the scenic sunsets by the Pushkar Lake or soothe to the peaceful sounds of the temple bells that reverberate all through the Pushkar. This unique experience will surely leave you with memories to cherish forever