Welcome to Pushkar
Pushkar has a magnetism all of its own – it’s quite unlike anywhere else in Rajasthan. It’s a prominent Hindu pilgrimage town and devout Hindus should visit at least once in their lifetime. The town curls around a holy lake, said to have appeared when Brahma dropped a lotus flower. It also has one of the world’s few Brahma temples. With 52 bathing ghats and 400 milky-blue temples, the town often hums with puja... Read More
Top experiences in Pushkar
Private Day Tour: Ajmer and Pushkar from Jaipur to Udaipur
Be picked up at 9am from your hotel in Jaipur and, after a 3-hour drive, arrive Ajmer to visit the world famous mosque. Later, proceed to Pushkar to visit the Lord Brahma Temple and enjoy the walk around the streets of Pushkar and the beautiful lake for 1.5 hours. Continue your drive for 4-hours towards Udaipur where you can be dropped at your desired destination. Tour concludes with some wonderful memories of Ajmer and Pushkar.
Private Tour: Pushkar Day Trip from Jaipur
After pickup from your hotel in the morning, your guide will take you on a 2-hour drive by private, air-conditioned vehicle to Pushkar, one of India’s oldest cities. Located on the shores of Pushkar Lake, the city is thought to have been created by Lord Brahma, a Hindu god known as the creator of the universe. When you arrive, visit Brahma Temple, dating back to the 14th century. From the outside, notice the marble and stone construction and see its distinct shikhara (red pinnacle). Enter the temple with your guide and see the holy life-size image of Brahma, with four hands and four faces, each oriented in a different direction. At midday, depending on your sightseeing schedule, your guide will take you to a local restaurant to enjoy an authentic Indian lunch. Next, walk to nearby Pushkar Lake and learn how it’s considered the holiest lake in the country. Your guide will tell you how it serves as a bathing spot during Kartik Purnima, a Hindu holiday celebrating a full moon, where devotees come to cleanse themselves of their sins.Here, you may see pilgrims taking a ceremonial bath prior to entering the Brahma Temple. On the banks of the lake, you may also witness a traditional puja ritual, a religious ritual performed by Hindus as an offering to various deities. If you wish, you may participate in this ritual with the help of your guide for a truly immersive experience. After your private tour, you’ll return to your Jaipur hotel in the evening.
6 Day Golden Heritage Tour of North India
Day 1 : New DelhiAt 7:15am you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to a new hotel, assigned for this tour. After check-in and breakfast take a full-day sightseeing excursion to Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk. After, you will stop at a local restaurant for lunch and then, continued to Qutub Minar, India Gate and Lotus Temple. On your way back to hotel you will pass by Presidential Palace. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.Day 2 : AgraAfter breakfast check-out from your hotel at 7:45am to leave for Agra. Upon arrival check-in to your hotel and have lunch. In the afternoon visit Sikandra (Tomb of Akbar the Great) and Itmad-ud-Daula's tomb. After excursion return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.Day 3 : JaipurAfter breakfast at your hotel at 7:45am visit Taj Mahal. After that, return to your hotel for lunch and at 2pm leave for Jaipur. En-route to see Fatehpur Sikri and the bird sanctuary at Bharatpur. Check-in to heritage hotel for dinner and overnight stay.Day 4 : JaipurTake an excursion to Fort Amer. Also visit the Jaigarh and Nahargarh forts. After lunch at a local restaurant, return to your hotel for rest. In late afternoon visit the City Palace and the Palace of Winds. Walk through the colorful bazaars of the city, Albert Museum and the Birla Temple. In the evening see a puppet show and dance with the folk dancers. The owners of the hotel will host a gala dinner for you. Enjoy unlimited drinks, succulent mutton, chicken kebabs and a buffet dinner. Overnight at the hotel.Day 5 : Jaipur - Abhaneri - JaipurAt 8am take an excursion to Abhaneri, located two hours from Jaipur. See amazing 8th century step-well called Chand Baori. Visit the temple of Harsha Mata - the Goddess of Happiness. After excursion return to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon take a complimentary Ayurvedic massage. Later, leave for the Castle Kalwar, located 19 km (12 miles) from Jaipur for light and sound show and dinner. Your hosts here are a former General of the Indian Army and his elegant wife. Return to your hotel for overnight stay.Day 6 : Kishangarh - Pushkar - JaipurAt 8am leave for Kishangarh and arrive at Phool Mahal Palace situated by a lake by afternoon. This property is owned by a member of the former royal family of Kishangarh. After the lunch at the palace stroll to the nearby Kishangarh Fort to see its rich collection of heavy ancient armory.In late afternoon take a 40-minute ride to Pushkar to see Aarti being performed at the Brahma Temple. Take a walk around the sacred lakes. Have dinner back in a hotel. This tour ends in Jaipur on your return.
Pushkar Day Trip from Jaipur
In the morning, our car will pick you up at your hotel in Jaipur and drive to Pushkar. Your guide who will explain the history of this wonderful place. The major attractions covered in this tour are: Pushkar Lake – The prime attraction of Pushkar is the Pushkar Lake which is considered sacred like the Mansarovar Lake in Tibet. Pushkar has become a place of Hindu pilgrimage because of this holy lake. Legend has it that this lake was consecrated to Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe when alotus dropped from his hand into the vale and a lake emerged in that place.Brahma Temple – The most important temple in Pushkar is the Temple of Lord Brahma, one of the holy trinity of Hinduism. The temple enshrines a life-size idol of Lord Brahma.Savitri Temple- This temple that is located at the top of the Ratnagiri Hill is dedicated to Savitri, the wife of Lord Brahma. The temple houses a statue of Goddess Savitri.Old Pushkar- Old Pushkar lake is rebuilt and is located around 5 km from Pushkar lake. According to the ancient texts, Old Pushkar has equal cultural and religious significance for the pilgrims.
Private Tour: 7-Night Private Tour of Golden Triangle and Royal Rajasthan
Day 1: New DelhiOn arrival, you'll be welcomed by a representative and then transfer to the hotel. After check-in at the hotel, proceed to visit Red Fort, Jama Maszid, Quotab Minar and Humayun's Tomb along with Parliament Street. In the evening, you'll be dropped off at your hotel.Overnight in New DelhiDay 2: New Delhi To Agra (250 Kms/ 5 Hrs)After breakfast and hotel checkout, drive towards Agra to your hotel to check-in. Afterwards, head to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort for a visit and later drive back to hotel for overnight stay.Overnight in AgraDay 03: Agra To Jaipur (250 Kms/ 5 Hrs) (Via Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri Step Well's)After breakfast and hotel check-out, make your way towards Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the Largest Gate in the World and then continue towards Abhaneri. Witness the most amazing geometrically designed Step Wells and later continue towards Jaipur. Upon arrival, check-in to hotel.Overnight in JaipurDay 04: JaipurAfter breakfast, you'll visit Amber Fort, The Water Palace, The City Palace, The Royal Observatory along with The Palace of Winds and in the evening, enjoy a visit of the local market in Pink City. Later, drive back to hotel for overnight stay.Overnight in JaipurDay 05: Jaipur To Jodhpur (320 Kms/ 5 Hrs) (Via Pushkar)After breakfast and hotel check-out, drive towards Pushkar. Visit the worlds only Lord Brahma Temple and enjoy the walk around the Holy Lake of Pushkar. Continue your drive towards Jodhpur to visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Overnight in JodhpurDay 06: Jodhpur To Udaipur (270 Kms/ 5 Hrs) (Via Ranakpur Jain Temples)After breakfast, proceed towards Ranakpur. Visit the beautiful Jain Temples and then continue towards Udaipur. After hotel check-in, visit Lake Pichola where you'll enjoy a boat ride and great sunset views before returning to your hotel.Overnight in UdaipurDay 07: UdaipurAfter breakfast, enjoy a visit of City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari along with Vintage Car Museum. In the evening, visit Fateh Sagar Lake.Overnight in UdaipurDay 08: UdaipurAfter breakfast and hotel check-out, board your vehicle for a transfer to either Udaipur Railway Station, Udaipur Airport, Jaipur Railway Station or Jaipur Airport. Tour concludes with some wonderful memories of your Golden Triangle tour.
6-Night Royal Rajasthan Retreat: Private Luxury Tour from Delhi
Day 1: Delhi - JaipurArrive at Delhi by flight in the morning. Your driver will pick you up and head straight to the Pink City - Jaipur, famous for its broad avenues, massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples and lush gardens. Check-in at hotel on arrival. Overnight stay at Jaipur.Hotels: Regenta Central/ WelcomHeritage Traditional HaveliDay 2: Jaipur (B & D)After breakfast, set out for local sightseeing. Visit the World Heritage sites of Jaipur - Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. In the afternoon, visit the renowned forts of Jaipur. On your way also visit Jal Mahal (the palace in the middle of lake). Visit Amber Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). In the evening visit Nahargarh Fort, which provides a beautiful bird's eye view of entire Jaipur city. In the late evening enjoy a lavish Rajasthani culinary experience at VIRSAT restaurant. Overnight stay at Jaipur.Hotels: Regenta Central/ WelcomHeritage Traditional HaveliDAY 3: Jaipur - Jodhpur (B)After breakfast head for Jodhpur, also known as the Sun City, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. Set out for local sightseeing in the late afternoon. Visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, set on a sandstone hill built by Rao Jodha in 1459. Evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.Hotel: Indana Palace/ Treehouse Bijolai PalaceDay 4: Jodhpur - Udaipur (B)After breakfast head towards Udaipur, the “City of Lakes," a fusion of nature, and Rajasthani culture and architecture. The picturesque view of the city shouts the story of its past glory. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. Overnight stay in Udaipur.Hotel: Justa Rajputana Resort/Panna Villas PalaceDay 5: Udaipur (B)After breakfast head out for local sightseeing of Udaipur. Visit Fateh Sagar Lake and Bagore Ki Haveli – a palace located right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. Afterwards visit the Lake Palace Complex. Evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in Udaipur.Hotel: Justa Rajputana Resort/Panna Vilas PalaceDAY 6: Udaipur - Pushkar (B & D)After breakfast, head towards Pushkar, a beautiful peaceful town and sacred place for Hindus, situated 14 km (8.7 mi) northwest of Ajmer. Check-in at hotel on arrival. Visit and hangout by the holy and spiritual Pushkar Lake in the evening. Overnight stay in Pushkar.Hotel: Aaram Bagh/Dera MasudaDAY 7: Pushkar - Delhi (B)After breakfast check-out from the hotel and head back towards Delhi. The car will transfer you to Delhi Airport for your return journey.