11 Tourist Places to visit in Pushkar in 2020 Holidays
Places to visit in Pushkar

11 Tourist Places to visit in Pushkar in 2020 Holidays

Pushkar is located in Rajasthan and it is known for its very rare temples, out of which most famous is Brahma Temple and not just temple but you can enjoy a handful of adventure activities that happen here. Pushkar is one of those places where one can see temples, holy lake, and Activities of Pushkar is its annual cattle fair. We have a list of places to visit in Pushkar that you can add to your list if you are planning a trip to the Rajasthan in Pushkar. 

Visiting Places in Pushkar with Sightseeing & Attractions

  • Pushkar lake
  • Brahma Temple
  • Varaha Temple
  • Savitri Temple
  • Pushkar camel fair
  • Adventure desert camp
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Gurudwara Singh Sabha
  • Rangji temple
  • Rose garden
  • Naga Pahar

1. Pushkar Lake

Pushkar lake
Pushkar lake

Lake is a sacred water body for Hindus and according to people Lord Brahma was looking for a place to conduct a ceremony, to guide him, he dropped a lotus. The site where that lotus fell is now known as Pushkar Lake. Thousands of people visit here to take holy dip during fair to cleanse sins. Lake is surrounded by hotels, resorts, flora, and fauna. Bird watchers love to visit this place as numerous migratory birds visit the water body. The Pushkar lake has 52 bathing ghats (steps leading to Fair). 

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 1 Hour

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2. Brahma Temple

Brahma Temple
Brahma Temple

The Brahma Temple was built in the fourteenth century. Brahma temple has a unique architecture and is constructed of marble and stones. One can witness the statue of Brahma inside the temple and according to the local entry of married men are not allowed. This place is reserved only for sanyasis. One should take a bath in the sacred lake to cleanse themselves before visiting the temple. 

Visiting Hours = 6:00AM – 8:30PM

Entry Fee = Free

Trip Duration = 1-2 Hours 

3. Varaha Temple

Varaha Temple
Varaha Temple

This Temple is one of the largest and ancient temples in Pushkar. This temple was built in the 12th century and clearly shows ancient architecture but the Mughal ruler of that time destroyed this temple. In 1727, Raja Sawai Jai Singh II restored the temple. 

Visiting hours = 6:00AM – 8:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1 Hour

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4. Savitri Temple

Savitri Temple
Savitri Temple

This temple was built in 1687 and it is believed that Goddess Savitri came here. From the top of the hill one can experience a breath-taking view, also visiting this temple is fun. It takes around one hour to reach the top of the hill by trekking. The best time to visit Savitri temple is in winter.

Visiting hours = 5:00AM – 1:30PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1 Hour

5. Pushkar Camel Fair

Pushkar Camel Fair
Pushkar Camel Fair

The Pushkar camel fair is celebrated every year in the month of November and one can see around 50 thousand dressed up camels here. In this fair, people buy and sell livestock, magic performances, and competitions like Matka Phod (break the pot). You can enjoy a camel race if you are visiting Pushkar in November. 

Visiting Timings = 4th November – 12th November 

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

6. Adventure Desert Camp

Adventure Desert Camp Pushkar
Adventure Desert Camp Pushkar

Desert camp hosts many activities like folk music, dance programs, camel safari to sunset points. As the camp is on Aravali mountains so one can listen to the birds chirping, fresh air, and a spectacular view of the sunset.  

Best time to visit = During winter season

Entry fee = INR4000 – INR5000

Trip Duration = The stay can be of 2 days and 1 night.

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7. Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot Air Balloon Ride
Hot Air Balloon Ride

The Balloon ride is one of the best adventures to do in Pushkar. The look of the city from the top is eye soothing, and not just that it’s like a treat for the photographers as one can capture splendid shots. 

Tip = The best time for this activity is during the early morning or late afternoon. 

Visiting hours = 6:00AM – 4:00PM

Per Hour Pricing = INR 8,000 – INR 12,000 

Trip Duration = 12 Hour

8. Gurudwara Singh Sabha

Gurudwara Singh Sabha
Gurudwara Singh Sabha

Singh Sabha Gurudwara was built in 19th century for the first and the tenth gurus – Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Govind Singh Ji. Just like any other Gurudwara, this place is open for every person from any caste. 

Visiting hours = All-day

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = less than an hour

9. Rangji Temple

Rangji Temple
Rangji Temple

Rang Ji Temple was constructed in 1823 by Seth Puran Mal Ganeriwal. This temple is famous in Rajasthan for its South Indian architecture. On important occasions, one can see a large number of Lord Vishnu devotees. 

Visiting hours = 6:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1 Hour

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10. Rose Garden

Rose Garden
Rose Garden

In acres of farmland farmers here grow many species of beautiful red roses and due to that Pushkar is also known as the Rose Garden of Rajasthan. Roses that are grown here are exported all over the world. The best you can do here is sit back, relax and mesmerize the fragrance of roses. In the desert of Rajasthan, Rose Garden is a delightful attraction.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 8:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour 

11. Naga Pahar

 Naga Pahar
Naga Pahar

Tish place is famous for trekking and spiritual walks and has a religious significance. Naga Pahar lies between Ajmer and Pushkar lake. Locals believe that the height of the hillock has been decreasing over the years.

Visiting hours = 24 hours

Entry Fee = Free

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Pushkar?

A. Pushkar is located near Jaipur International Airport (130 km) and Ajmer Railway Station (20 km) is the nearest railway station. Now, I am talking about by road this city is well connected with all major cities.

Q. What is the Name of Pushkar Airport & Railway Station?

A. Airport = Jaipur International Airport (JAI) 130 km from Pushkar, Railway Station = Ajmer Railway Station

Q. Best time to visit Pushkar?

A. The Best time to visit Pushkar is between November to February. People mostly visit Pushkar from December to February.

Q. Can we carry a Camera inside Temples?

A. There is no such objection on carrying a camera inside, but some places charge some extra amount for cameras.

Q. How many days are required in Pushkar?

A. The ideal trip duration for Pushkar is around 2 days to explore the whole city of Pushkar.


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Roshan Panjiyara

Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.

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