Planning a trip to any unexplored destination is more hectic than anything else. It is so because you aren't familiar with the destinations and you need to have someone with you who can help in exploring the city. There comes Ajmer Tours' exclusive Ajmer Pushkar Tour Guide in the picture, which helps you in travelling around comfortably. The tour guide lets you know every basic thing about the destinations. Travel enthusiasts from across the country can now plan their memorable holiday on Ajmer Pushkar Tour Package and enjoy discovering the two famous holy cities of India. So, let's take a dive into it.
With their immense historical relevance and breathtaking beauty, Ajmer is considered to be the best place to visit on a weekend getaway. The city is surrounded by the Aravali ranges and is widely known for its kind religious attractions, i.e., Ajmer Sharif Dargah of saint Moin-ud-din Chishti. Ajmer has a unique charm that lies in the ethos and craftsmanship experienced over the centuries.
One of India's oldest and most tranquil cities of Pushkar, located northwest of Ajmer is a favorite tourist destination in Rajasthan. The Nag Pahar meaning the Snake Range forms a natural boundary between Ajmer and Pushkar. Being considered Rajasthan's rose garden, the essence of the popular Pushkar rose. A legacy of timeless architectural heritage, coupled with an intriguing mythological past of the bygone era.
About Pushkar Mela
The Pushkar Fair (Pushkar Camel Fair) or Pushkar Mela, is locally known. It is an annual five-day camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar between the months of October and November. It is one of the world's largest cattle fairs. Besides buying and selling livestock, it has become an important tourist attraction. Competitions like matka phod, longest mustache, bridal competition, etc. are the main attractions of this annual fair.
Places to visit in Ajmer Pushkar –
- Pushkar Lake is the most famous holy lake in Rajasthan where devotees take a dip which is believed to remove sins.
- Ajmer Dargah Sharif is the majestic tomb of Sufi saint Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti.
- Ana Sagar Lake is a man-made lake built by Maharaja Anaji where you can enjoy boating here.
- Brahma Temple is the most famous and one of the popular holiest places in Rajasthan.
- Akbar's Palace & Museum is divided into three sections and is one of the best tourist places in Ajmer.
- Varaha Temple is the oldest shrine in Pushkar and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu's incarnation as a wild boar.
- Rangji Temple exhibits the South Indian architectural style showing the grandeur of this temple.
- Savitri Temple has an interesting legend which is built at the spot where Goddess Savitri.
- Gurudwara Sahib was visited by Guru Nanak Sahib and Guru Gobind Singh marking the spot where the last Sikh Guru stayed during his visit.
Things to do in Ajmer Pushkar –
Worship Ajmer Dargah Sharif and listen to qawwali
Enjoy boating in Ana Sagar Lake
Hike to the Aravalli ranges
Shopping in Ajmer and Pushkar
Best time to visit Ajmer Pushkar –
October to March are the months considered the best time to visit Ajmer and Pushkar. The weather is quite pleasant unlike the scorching heat of summers in April and June. URS festival and Pushkar mela are the major attractions of the cities when you can enjoy your remarkable weekend getaway in Ajmer Pushkar.
Through this Ajmer Pushkar travel guide, plan your memorable voyage with family or friends to discover the holy cities of Rajasthan. Travel enthusiasts can enjoy exploring the famous heritage sites of both these destinations in one go.