Best Things To Do in Pushkar for Spectacular Journey
Things to do in Pushkar

Best Things To Do in Pushkar for Spectacular Journey

Pushkar has many sightseeing places and some of them are visited by people from all over the world. Rajasthan is full of adventure places and Pushkar is one of them. People who visit Pushka r have a lot to do, they can indulge in different types of fairs held every year or you can engage in adventure activities that are too many and some of the Best Things to do in Puskar are listed here. 

Best Activities in Pushkar for a Lovely Trip

1. Zip Lining

Zip Lining
Zip Lining

Ziplining is most famous among tourists. In zip lining, a cable is attached to an elevation from where people glide to the other side and you don’t have to worry about the safety of yourself because these activities in Pushkar are done under the supervision of professionals.

Location = Around INR 700

Timings = 9:00AM – 7:00PM

Ideal Duration = Around 1 hour

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2. Paintball War

Paintball War
Paintball War

It is a fun activity with your friends and family. In this activity, you will feel like you are in the war zone and you will be given a paintball gun by which you have to shoot the players of the opposite team. Only 10 members can play in the arena at a time. Winner will be decided by players having maximum points.

Location = Pushkar 

Ideal Duration = Around 2-3 Hours

3. International Balloon Festival

International Balloon Festival
International Balloon Festival

Balloon Festival is the best thing that you can do to make your evening a memory. There are different packages available for tourists, the balloon will take you to a ride over the city and you will have a never seen birds-eye view of the city.

Location = Pushkar Fairground

Timings = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Ideal Duration = Around 2 hours

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4. Street food in Pushkar

Street food in Pushkar
Street food in Pushkar

Pushkar has a variety of foods for everyone. Sweets, Spicy food, snacks, drinks and a lot of items, there is something for everyone. The mouth-watering foods shops start from Varaha Ghat. The roads are crowded so take care of your stuff and to not get lost you can even hire a guide. 

Location = Varaha Ghat to Coffee Temple

Timings = 10:00AM – 8:00PM

Ideal Duration = around 1-2 Hours

5. Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari
Jeep Safari

It is best if you want to drive in the desert and the surrounding is covered with Aravalli hills. The ride is of around 20km and it is best if you go for jeep safari before evening to witness the sunset. The charges of activity vary according to the package you choose. Maximum 5 number of people can go together for the safari in sand dunes.  

Location = Pushkar Fairground

Timings = 7:00PM – 5:30PM

Ideal Duration = Around 1 hour 

6. A Holy dip at Ghats of Pushkar 

Holy dip at Ghats of Pushkar
Holy dip at Ghats of Pushkar

These Ghats are situated on the Pushkar lake and there are over 52 Ghats. There are around 400 temples near the lake and devotees come here to take a holy dip in the lake to wash away their sins. On visiting here, you can hear chants and on the Ghats on can see sadhus, pandits here. The best time to visit these Ghats is in the evening because in the evening the place lights up by aarti thalis.

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Location = Gangaur Ghat 

Ideal Duration = Around 1-2 hours

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7. Hiking at Savitri Temple

Savitri Temple
Savitri Temple

Savitri temple is a famous hiking place for people in Pushkar. It has a beautiful view to offer that shows the whole Pushkar city from above. There are two ways to reach the temple first is by stairs and another by ropeway cart. Climbing stairs is really hustling and you have to be careful of monkeys in the way. The ropeway is a fun way to reach the temple. 

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Location = Savitri temple

Trip Duration = Around 2-3 Hours 

8. Be a part of Evening Aarti

Be a part of Evening Aarti
Be a part of Evening Aarti

In the evening the Ghats are over-crowded, and you can hear chants and bells. People come here to enjoy evening prayer and the place looks so majestic, during the evening the lake glitters with floating lamps and the sky turns golden. There are many other Ghats too in the city but the Varah Ghat is the most famous. 

Location = Varaha Ghat

Ideal Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM 

9. Camel Fair

Camel Fair
Camel Fair

In this fair, people are visited by many India as well as outside of India. Here peoples are came to see dressed up camels in beautiful dresses. Many camel owners dress up their camels in creative ways to be on top. The camel fair is the major event in Pushkar, and the fair starts around 23rd October and attracts a massive crowd. After the camel fair, you can also enjoy camel safari in the evening.

Location = Thar desert          

Timings = 10:00PM – 6:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

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10. Admire the architecture of Varaha Temple

Be a part of Evening Aarti
Be a part of Evening Aarti

The temple was constructed in the 12th century and is one of the largest temples in Pushkar. One should visit the temple to admire the architecture and to see statues of Varaha who an incarnation of Lord Vishnu was as a boar. The temple was damaged by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb but later in 1727, it was restored by Raja Sawai Jai Singh II.    

Location = Main market, Pushkar, Rajasthan

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Timings = 5:00AM – 1:00PM

11. Experience the Luxury of Mann Mahal

Experience the Luxury of Mann Mahal
Experience the Luxury of Mann Mahal

The Mann Mahal is a bungalow for tourists and is maintained by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation. The Mann Mahal is built with beautiful and traditional Rajasthani architecture and the Mahal is located near the Pushkar Sarovar.

One can stay here for the experience of luxury and the view of the sunset are admirable from this palace. If I talk about the entry in this mahal, so entry is free but the room charges are different. 

Charges = Free

Duration = Around 2-3 hours 

Opening hours = All Days

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. What to do in Pushkar?

A. Pushkar offers many places and activities so here you can enjoy lacks, fort, balloon ride, local food and many more.

Q. Why Pushkar is famous?

A. Pushkar is famous for the camel fair and the camel safari. It also provides stunning sightseeing for travelers like Mann Mahal and Savitri Temple.

Q. What are the best things to do in Pushkar?

A. Puskar offers many activities like Zipline, Balloon Ride, Hiking at Savitri Temple and stay at the luxury Hotel Mann Mahal.

Q. When Pushkar Mela held?

A. Pushkar Mela held in the month of November and October and dates are fluctuating every year.

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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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