Ajmer

Ajmer

Things to do - general

The voyage here commences at Ajmer, Rajasthan a city prominent for its Rajputana and also Muslim heritage, citing the very first hill fort of India at Taragarh and moving onto the pious environment of the region with all the temples and other popularly know places of worship that dwell there.

The balance between intricate Muslim architecture on one hand and the display of finesse in all the Hindu structures here make it a quite interesting trip for visitors from all over to the crowded streets of Ajmer. To get away from the overpowering masses of the city, Pushkar only a few kilometers away a tiny little haven amidst the Aravallis with its massive pristine blue lake has attracted people with its surrounding serenity and peaceful picturesque backdrop.

Transporting you to a weekend getaway in a place where spiritual devotion meets adventure and touristy excitement, Pushkar holds a myriad of quaint temples, many lakes and then its huge annual fair as well as magical camel safaris that would tickle the senses of any fun seeking traveler

Country India
Languages spokenHindi, Rajasthani
Currency usedINR
Area (km2)8,481

General Info

Country/State India/Rajasthan
Temprature Winter (Max: 10°C, Min: 18°C), Summer (Max: 31°C, Min: 42°C)
Altitude And Co-ordinates 486 m (1594 ft), 26.5°N 74.55°E
Activities Hot air ballooning, Camel safari.
Language Hindi (Rajasthani)
Nearest Airport Jaipur
Nearest Railway Station Ajmer
Sightseeing Old rangji temple, Savitri temple, Pushkar lake, Brahma temple, Varaha temple, Papmochani temple, Apteshwar temple, Atmeshwar temple,Mahadev temple
Telephone Code 0145
Vehicle Registration No. RJ-01
General Info image

Culture and history info

Pushkar is derived from Sanskrit word which means blue lotus flower. Pushkar is a small town which lies in Ajmer district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. This small town is known for its temples, majority of which were destroyed during the attacks in the medieval history and were reconstructed. Pushkar is one of the famous places for Hindu community. This temple is dedicated to the god of creation Lord Brahma.

This is believed to be the only Bramha Temple in the whole wide world. It is the center of devotion for the Hinduism. Pushkar lake which is believed to be created by the tears of Lord Shiva is one of the famous tourist destination for Hindu tourists. Each year large number of people flock this place to take dip into the holy waters of this Lake. The Pushkar Fair is also held every year.

It is an annual five-day camel and livestock fair held by the locals in and around the town of Pushkar. People are helpful, cheerful and have belief in their culture. Pushkar is famous for the productions of items like local fabrics, handicrafts. Gujjar folk dance is again a highlight of their cultural heritage. Culture and history image
Orchard Tents Resort

Orchard Tents Resort

Chawandia Road, Village Ganahera, Pushkar, Ajmer
The Orchard Tents Resort is aptly named so because of the marvelous orchard of the highly beneficial More info
Orchard Tents Resort

Orchard Tents Resort

Chawandia Road, Village Ganahera, Pushkar, Ajmer
The Orchard Tents Resort is aptly named so because of the marvelous orchard of the highly beneficial More info

Unfortunately there are no tour offers at this location at the moment.

Unfortunately there are no cruise offers at this location at the moment.

Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.