Private day trip to Pushkar from Jaipur

Day Trips & Excursions in Ajmer

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Plan your day for visiting one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimages on your full day tour of Pushkar from Jaipur. Your tour will start with your guide picking up from your hotel and you would be covering different Hindu temples along with traditional Indian cuisine (North Indian). Visit to the Holy Lake “Pushkar Lake”, a gathering place to dip into holy water and make offerings to the God.
After your guide picks up from your hotel it would be a 2 hours’ drive to Pushkar, one of the oldest cities of India in your private air conditioned vehicle. Located to northwest of Ajmer city, holy city of Pushkar is favored destination of thousands of tourists and devotees reaching Rajasthan state. According to lore, Lord Brahma (The Creator) dropped a lotus to the ground leading to the immediate creation of a lake. The city situated on the bank of this lake is believed to be known as Pushkar.Your first stop would be Brahma Temple; ancient structure dates to 2000 years old but current structure believed to be constructed in 14th century. It’s only a temple across the world that’s been dedicated to Lord Brahma, hence holds special place among Hindu devotees. The temple is made of marble and stone stabs. Your guide would lead you towards pious Brahma image, with four hands and four faces each oriented in a different direction.At noon time you would be availing lunch at a local Indian restaurant.Your next place of arrival would be Pushkar Lake, one that’s believed to be originated from lotus that fell on the earth. Your guide would tell you how it serves as a bathing spot during Karthik Poornima, a full-moon night where devotees dive in the lake to wash their sins.At evening you would also be able to see traditional Aarti that’s part of ceremony on the bank of Pushkar Lake. Your guide would be guiding you how it’s been performed and its religious significance.At the end of tour you would be dropped off back at your hotel.

What’s included

  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Gratuities