India Tourist Attractions

Jim Corbett

Pushkar Tourism

Pushkar an important pilgrimage centre is a puny village close to Ajmer near the desert and Nag Pahar Mountains. There is the Pushkar Lake and several bathing ghats for Hindu rituals. Pushkar Cattle Fair is held here annually in the month of October-November. The place has 400 big and small temples.

Pushkar has many temples around a hillock. The sun set and sun rise hold attraction for many. The popular temples are the 14 century Brahma temple, Savitri temple and Gayatri temple. Apteshwar temple has historical importance. Varaha Temple is in depilated state but people come and pay respects here. Mahadeva temple is held very pious. Pap Mochi temple is for forgiveness of sins committed knowingly and unknowingly. There is a yoga garden as well. Pushkar cooking art centre attracts tourists to the eating culture of the land. People enjoy camel safari. Oren is visited because it is an observatory. Tourists are seen taking long strolls here.

Malpua a sweet dish is liberally served here. It is prepared from flour cow’s milk butter and sugar. It is like a sweet chapatti with holes. Dal baati churma and Lassi is very popular.

Vikas Handicraft has given a touch of Rajasthan to the paper made gift items for home and office use. It is a good place to shop. Incense sticks have pleasant smell. Pushkar markets are well maintained based on tourist demands and sell ethnic attire and things of western taste.

Pushkar is well connected by road to other parts of India. Ajmer 11 km away is the closest railway station and Jaipur 130 km away is the nearest airport.

Friends travel services is very well established tour and travel agency in Delhi India. Its network is very well laid out. It takes care of reservation, booking of hotels and conveyance all through the itinerary. It has received commendable certification from government of India and other allied associations.