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Day excursion to Pushkar
Day excursion to Pushkar

What this tour is about: This is a private tour to Pushkar, customised to your interests. Pushkar is a sacred spot for Hindus; and Pushkar lake is the site of a temple dedicated to the God Brahma (one of the very few in India). It is said that one of Brahma’s lotus petals fell to the earth at Pushkar, and a lake sprang into being. A dip in the waters of Pushkar and worship at the Brahma temple ensures salvation.

Each year there is a Camel Fair for two weeks in November, where traders come from the countryside to buy and sell camels. There is also a religious festival at the time, as well as a fairground with contests. If you are visiting during the Camel Fair, then you can spend time at the fair activities, as well as the lakeside ghats and temples, before returning to Jaipur. If you are making this trip at other times of the year, you can visit nearby Ajmer or the block printing town of Bagru.

Places we will visit: Pushkar lake, bathing ghats, Brahma temple and other lakeside temples, Camel Fair arena

Duration: 9 to 10 hrs

When: All days of the week

Start point: Your hotel in Jaipur

End point:  Your hotel in Jaipur

How to book: To enquire about prices, please write to deepa@magictoursofindia.com or magictours@live.com. If you are visiting during the Pushkar Camel Fair please tell us the possible dates on which you can do the trip, and we will suggest the best tour coverage.

  Walking Tours
  (An exploration of the Pink City’s iconic monuments)
Bazaar Walk in the Pink City of Jaipur
  (An evening walk through Jaipur’s colourful bazaars)
Historic Walk through Amer
  (A visit to Amer Fort and settlement)
  Car Tours
Jhalana Leopard Safari
  (A visit to a leopard reserve on the outskirts of Jaipur)
Good Morning Jaipur
  (An early morning glimpse of life in Jaipur)
A Day in Jaipur
  (A private car tour of Jaipur’s must-see attractions)
Taste of Jaipur – Rajasthani Cuisine Tour
  (Visit to a Rajasthani home for traditional home-style cooking, and a local market visit)
  Tours Around Jaipur
Block Printing Workshop at Bagru
  (A fun hands-on experience learning a traditional textile craft)
Day excursion to the Taj Mahal
  (Same day trip to Agra, to visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort)
Day excursion to Pushkar
  (Enjoy the Camel Fair and Pushkar’s other delights)
Day excursion to Ajmer
  (Visit the Ajmer Sharif Dargah and nearby
  Custom Trips through India
Rajasthan itineraries
Other India itineraries