Pushkar is one city in India that everybody is cognizant of and wishes to visit someday. This sacred city of Hindus, is only 10 km from the city of Ajmer in Rajasthan.
A holy bath in the lake at Pushkar and worship at Brahma temple one of the very few Brahma temples in the world is held in very high regards. Pushkar, considered one of the five dhams Badrinath, Rameswaram, Puri and Dwarka make up the penta, is abound with several temples, which trace their origin to ancient times. Aurangzeb, the Mogul emperor tried his best to eliminate all these temples. However they were always rebuilt and they still stand tall. Legends claim that, at one time, the shores of the Pushkar Lake were hosting 500 temples and 52 palaces for numerous kings.
The city of Pushkar is comfortably settled between hills from tri-directions and the magnificent golden desert form the remaining. Though the climatic iations border the extreme ranges as is the true for any desert the always city is abuzz with activities Festivals, Fairs, Safaris, pilgrimages etc. throughout the year.
Summer 25 to 45 C
Winter 8 to 22 C
Oct - Mar
Getting to Pushkar
Sanganer Airport located at Jaipur is nearly 130 km from the heart of the city Pushkar, and taxi charges about Rs 2,500 from Airport to the city. Jaipur airport is connected to metro cities Mumbai and Delhi. Foreign travelers can take connection flights from Delhi international airport, which is nearly 400 km away from Pushkar. Taxi charges about Rs 7,000 from Delhi to Pushkar.
Ajmer is the nearest railway station to Pushkar. This railhead is on the Broad Gauge line and is connected to all cities in India by trains. Ajmer is about 11 km away from Pushkar and taxi fare from Ajmer to Pushkar is about Rs 200.
Ajmer main bus stand is nearly 11 km away. Many public transport buses pass through Pushkar. Ajmer is well connected with all major cities nearby. Deluxe Super Deluxe and Volvo buses provide services from Delhi, Jaipur and Jaisalmer to Ajmer. The bus fare ranges between Rs 3 to Rs 4 per km.
Pushkar is connected by road with
Ajmer Rajasthan - 16 km.
Kishangarh Rajasthan - 44 km.
Kuchaman Rajasthan - 113 km.
Nagaur Rajasthan - 137 km.