While in Pushkar, you can enjoy a camel safari on the surrounding sand dunes, which include dinner and cultural performances. Often, there are tents set up for those who’d like to spend the night in the desert.
Visiting the Brahma Temple, taking that one-hour climb to Savitri Mandir for splendorous views of the desert, and stopping by at the Dargah Sharif in Ajmer, a 30-minute drive away are also some thing you should never miss.
Temples, deserts, camel safaris, tribal fairs, and all things Rajasthani can be experienced in Pushkar in just one weekend getaway. So whenever you feel like, just pack your bags and get going.
Pushkar is located close to Ajmer in Rajasthan and is usually covered as part of a circuit tour. Ajmer is well-connected with all major cities in India and Pushkar is connected with AJmer by road. Here is how to reach Pushkar:
By Air : Sanganer airport which is 146 km from Pushkar is the nearest airport. It connects Pushkar to the rest of India and the world.
By Train : Ajmer junction railway station, at a distance of just 11 km from Pushkar, is the closest railway station. Ajmer is connected with the major cities of Rajasthan and India. Pink City Express and Shatabdi Express are the best trains to opt for while traveling to Ajmer from Delhi and Jaipur.
By Road : Pushkar is easily connected to the major roadways and national highways of Rajasthan and India. The Marwar bus stand is linked to places like Delhi, Jodhpur and Bikaner. The other stand is Ajmer bus stand, at a distance of 11 km in the east of Pushkar. Regular buses ply from Pushkar to Ajmer, Jaipur, Indore and Nagda every 15 minutes.