Upcoming Festival

The Pushkar Camel & Cultural Fair
15 - 23 November 2018

The holy city of Pushkar is placed in Ajmer district of Rajasthan, a state in India known for the Thar. Pushkar is considered to be one of the top five sacred dhams for devout Hindus. Being one of the oldest cities of India, Pushkar lies on the shore of the sacrosanct Pushkar Lake. The sacred waters here are considered at par with the waters of the Mansarovar Lake situated on way to Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva. The actual date of its origin is however, unknown, but legend associates Lord Brahma with its creation.

Pushkar is also known for the world famous Pushkar Fair, which is termed as one of the largest cattle fair on the planet. The kaleidoscopic palette depicts a cultural diversity which is a key highlight and enthralls the public all across Rajasthan. The hustle and bustle of the annual panorama comprises of copious and gratifying festivities at the Pushkar Camel & Cultural Fair which take its horizons to another level, thus epitomizing Rajasthan on global map for its vibrancy and culture galore.

Portraying the marvelous cocktail of wonderful art and architecture from a bygone era, Pushkar Fair creates a stir among the travelers with its awe-inspiring celebrations, good enough to make everyone wide eyed. This Camel & Cultural fair in Rajasthan is indeed a grand event cherished with life oozing activities, which encompass cultural and musical events, and thrilling camel safari tours and hot air ballooning.

As a major attraction, tourists who visit Pushkar Lake witnesses pilgrims who flock to take a holy dip here during Kartik Purnima, the full moon night falling between October and November each year. Folklore says that Lord Brahma had sprung up on the surface of this lake during Kartik Purnima, hence it is considered pious and sacred to take a holy bath on this day. Beside Hindu pilgrims thousands of foreign tourists pay their visit to have a Holy dip in this hallowed lake formed with the ethereal touch of Brahma's lotus petals, which is believed to have bestowed miraculous healing powers to the water.

Come! Witness the Exuberance in the air.