10 Must-do experiences for an unforgettable trip to Pushkar

Nov 21, 2023

By: Ayush Mehrotra and Shagun Chaudhary

Visit Pushkar Lake

Begin your journey at the heart of Pushkar with a visit to the sacred Pushkar Lake. Witness the serene ghats, join locals in rituals, and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance.

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Explore Brahma Temple

Pay homage at the Brahma Temple, one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma in the world. Marvel at its intricate architecture and feel the spiritual aura within its walls.

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Attend the Pushkar Camel Fair

Plan your visit during the famous Pushkar Camel Fair, a spectacle of vibrant colors, bustling markets, and camel trading. Experience cultural performances, camel races, and a myriad of local traditions.

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Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Get a bird’s eye view of Pushkar’s beauty with a hot air balloon ride. Witness the town's kaleidoscopic landscape, including the lake, temples, and the stunning Aravalli Range.

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Indulge in Rajasthan

Savor the local flavors at Pushka. Taste the delectable Rajasthani food, including kachoris, malpua, and the famous Pushkar lassi, offering a culinary journey through Rajasthan.

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Shop at Pushkar bazaar

Explore the vibrant Pushkar Bazaar, adorned with colorful textiles, trinkets, jewelry, and handicrafts. Bargain for Rajasthani souvenirs, embroidered fabrics, and traditional artifacts.

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Experience a Spiritual Retreat

Participate in yoga and meditation sessions offered by various ashrams and spiritual centers. Find inner peace amidst the tranquil surroundings.

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Take Camel Safari

Embark on a camel safari into the Thar Desert surrounding Pushkar. Traverse the sand dunes, witness mesmerizing sunsets, and experience the nomadic lifestyle.

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Witness Aarti at Varaha Ghat

Attend the mesmerizing evening aarti ceremony at Varaha Ghat. Watch as lamps are lit, hymns are sung, and the lake becomes a spectacle of spirituality and devotion.

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Hike to Savitri Temple

Embark on a hike up to Savitri Temple for panoramic views of Pushkar. Witness the sunrise or sunset, capturing breathtaking vistas of the town and its surroundings.

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