Pushkar is in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan and is a very holy place centred around a lake. It might not suit all travellers tastes when it is absolutely mobbed during the annual Camel Fair, but it has a special magic particularly down at the holy lake at sundown.
From the Pushkar Travel Guide
We stayed at Ragav Resort for only one night. It was ,friendly, clean and roomy. The gardens are to die for as it is green and gorgous. This is my second time staying here in Pushkar, the first time was in 2000 and it was awesome, we stayed for one month!!! This time was the camel fair and the highway that runs nearby ended up a bit too noisy. ... more
What a refreshing kindness and hospitality. It was a first place in India so far that had a douvet in a room instead of blankets. In winter time was much welcome, finnaly no heater needed at once. ... more
travel in india: rajasthan
of avoiding Jaipur and Udaipur. Instead i was thinking of visiting Pushkar and/or Jodhpur and/or Jaisalmer . Do you think it's feasable to do Agra - Pushkar - Jodhpur or Jaisalmer - Mumbai in a week ...
Indian festivals, Nov 2010 to Feb 2011
Hey all. I'm going to be going to India at the end of this year and staying till Feb of 2011. Justwondering if there are any amazing festivals or anything that I really shouldn't miss? Through the reading I've done so far I was thinking the Pushkar festival in Nov and Thaipsum festival in Feb ...
palaces to streets lined with food waste, rubble and cow pat! We arrived in Pushkar after a 6-hour drive with Vinod (including a stop at yet another temple and a beautiful park). The centre of Pushkar ...
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We arrived in Pushkar by bus as there are no trains, it's in the opposite direction to Delhi and although we've done a little backtracking it's nice to be away from Jaipur. Pushkar is a very small, very religious town based around a lake that's supposed to have appeared when Brahma dropped a lotus flower ...
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