Private Custom Tour: Pushkar Sightseeing With Guide - Jaipur

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Departs from your hotel in Pushkar city
  • Return Details :
    returns to your hotel in Pushkar city

Overview

Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of India and is located in the Ajmer district of the Indian state Rajasthan.  It is situated 14 km (8.7 mi) northwest of Ajmer at an average elevation of 510 m (1,670 ft) and is one of the five sacred dhams (pilgrimage site) for the Hindus. This beautiful town lies on the shore of Pushkar lake. This city is also known as the town of fairs and festivities. Infact, its specialty is the annual fair- Pushkar camel and livestock Fair, which is held in October to November for a period of seven days. The tour takes you to the Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, Savitri Mata temple and Dargah of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. A legacy of timeless architectural heritage makes Pushkar a fascinating city.

Inclusions

  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Any applicable entrance fees

Know More about this tour

In Pushkar, visit Brahma Temple: This is the only temple in the world where Lord Brahma is worshiped and the main attraction of Pushkar. The temple has a special position in Hindu pantheons. There is life-size four-armed idol of Lord Brahma - the creator in the vestibule. The temple has marble floors and stairs and coins have been put by the devotees to mark the birth or deaths of the loved ones.

Pushkar Lake: According to the legends, the lake was dedicated to Lord Brahma after a lotus fell from his hands and dropped into this picturesque valley. A lake sprang up on the same spot latter on which is considered holy. The entire lake is supposed to be surrounded by 500 temples, 52 palaces, and 52 ghats. On the occasion of Kartik Purnima in November every year, devotees take holy bath in the lake and a fair is organized, known world over as the Pushkar Fair.

Savitri Temple: The temple is dedicated to Savitri, the wife of Lord Brahma and located on the top of the Ratnagiri Hill. According to the legends when Lord Brahma performed a Yagna (holy fire devoted to gods) along with Gayatri, a local milkmaid, furious Savitri cursed her husband that he would never be worshipped anywhere except in Pushkar and that too only once a year. Savitri left for the Ratnagiri Hill after cursing her husband and immolated herself there. There is beautiful statue of Goddess Savitri inside the temple.

Dargah of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti; located at the end of a dusty alley in the main market, makes Ajmer an important pilgrim centre for Muslims from all parts of the world and Pushkar is the abode of Lord Brahma, which devout Hindus aspire to visit at least once in their lifetime. Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpara, In 1193 A.D, the Afghan Mohammad Ghori conquered Ajmer and converted a Sanskrit school into a mosque by adding a seven arched wall in front of the pillared hall in just two-and-a-half days. Ana Sagar Lake, This beautiful lake was built by King Anaji (AD 1135-1150), the grandfather of Prithvi Raj Chauhan at a picturesque site located to the north of Ajmer. Daulat Bagh Gardens, which was created by Jehangir, is located next to the lake. Baradari or the marble pavilion was added to the lake by Shahjahan

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Cancellation Policy

All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.