Pushkar Camel Fair 2018 is a must-see festival for tourist visiting Rajasthan, India. The Pushkar Camel Fair also known as Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Mela, started mainly as a cattle trade fair, where people brought their cattle, Camels, and Horses for trading in the fair. About a Century Old, Pushkar fair has developed from a cattle trade fair to a grand spectacle of vibrant colors and cultural heritage of Rajasthan. Its scale has been increasing year after year which attracts tourist from all over the world.

The Pushkar Camel Fair is organized in the holy city of Pushkar which starts from the month of Kartik (acc. to Hindu Lunar Calendar) and ends at Holy Kartik Purnima. This Fair starts in between the months of October and November. Pushkar Camel Fair is one of the main tourist attraction for international tourists to visit the state of Rajasthan during this season. The Pushkar Camel Fair starts in a cooler season which attracts over 200,000 visitors per year.

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Pushkar Camel Fair Dates

Pushkar Camel Fair 2018 starts on Thursday, 15 November 2018.
Pushkar Camel Fair 2018 ends on Friday, 23 November 2018.

Activities in Pushkar Camel Fair

Pushkar Camel Festival is one of the world’s largest camels, horses and cattle trade fair. More than 30,000 camels are traded during Pushkar Camel fair every year.

pushkar-camel-fair-imagesApart from cattle and camel trading, the Pushkar Camel Fair in parallel holds a festival of folk music and dances, Ferris wheels, magic shows, cultural events and competitions like Tug of War- competitions for women teams and men teams, Longest Moustache – a competition for Moustache Lovers, Matka Phod, Bridal competition, Rajasthani Group Dance, Camel Race, Camel Decoration (Gorband), Camel Dance Competition, Wrestling Competition, Matka Race for women.

There are many Indian sports competitions (e.g. Kabadi) where locals play against visitors (mainly tourists). Tourists also can take part in other competitions like Turban Tying and tilak Competition. There is also Indian Bride & Groom Competition (for Foreigners) organized by Rajasthan Tourism. The environment of Pushkar becomes colorful and vibrant during the fair as many tourist visits to experience the cultural heritage of Rajasthan.

Religious Aspects

Pushkar is the home to the only Brahma Temple in the world. It is one of the sacred Hindu pilgrimages where people come for salvation.
Acc. to Hindu Mythology, Lord Brahma one of the god in the Hindu Trinity (other are Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva) who is believed to be the creator of the Universe dropped a lotus flower here and thus named it “Pushkar” which means “Blue Lotus flower”.

On the Eve of Holy Kartik Purnima, hundred’s of pilgrims around the world come to take a dip in Pushkar Lake to remove their sins.

Places to visit in Pushkar

Pushkar being one of the oldest cities of India, it has its fair share of old magnificent architectural buildings and Historical Monuments. Apart from Pushkar Camel Festival, there are many temples, forts and places to visit in Pushkar.

Some of the famous and historical places to visit in Pushkar are :
1. Pushkar Lake
2. Jagatpita Brahma Temple
3. Savitri Temple
4. Man Mahal
5. Varah Temple
6. Ramavaikunth Temple
7. Rangji Temple
8. Pushkar Bazaar
9. Naga Pahar
10. Rose garden

Pushkar camel Fair 2018 Tour Plan (7 Nights/8 Days)

Day 1 :- Delhi
Day 2 :- Delhi
Day 3 :- Delhi – Agra (Taj Mahal)
Day 4 :- Agra – Jaipur
Day 5 :- Jaipur
Day 6 :- Jaipur – Pushkar
Day 7 :- Pushkar (Pushkar Camel Fair 2018)
Day 8 :- pushkar – Jaipur – Delhi (Fly)

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Pushkar camel Fair 2018 Tour Cost

TOUR COST PER PERSONStandard Tour PackageDeluxe Tour PackageLuxury Tour Package
Duration (15/11/18 – 23/11/2018)EURO 670 / USD 775EURO 805 / USD 935EURO 935 / USD 1080

(Minimum 2 person traveling together)

Pushkar camel Fair 2018 Tour Include/Exclude

InclusionExclusion
1. 5 nights twin sharing hotels with breakfast and taxes.
2. 2 nights in Aircon Camps in Pushkar with all meals.
3. Local English speaking tourist guide as per tour package.
4. All presently applicable taxes related to hotel and transport.
5. Air conditioned car with an English speaking tourist driver as per tour.
1. Entrance Fees of Monuments. (€075 / $085) Per Person
2. Other activities (Cycle Rikshaw, Tonga Ride, Elephant Ride) during the tour. (€020 / $025)/pax
3. Cost of Domestic flights ( Jaipur / Delhi or Jaipur / Mumbai ) ( USD 55 / EURO 48 )/pax.
4. Lunch and Dinner.
5. Extra expenses such as laundry, drinks, tips, etc.
6. Upgrade vehicle – from medium car to Toyota Innova. (€32 / $35)

 

Other Terms and Conditions :

1. Above Cost is only valid during Pushkar Fair ( 15/11/2018 to 23/11/2018 )
2. Domestic flight fare may fluctuate at the time of booking.
3. Please ask for more and specific information on Pricing.
4. Various Discounts are also available – subject to terms and conditions.

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JaipurVimal HeritageAlsisar HaveliITC Rajputana
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Detailed Itenariry ( Pushkar camel Fair Tour 7 Nights/8 Days)

DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI

pushkar-camel-fair-humayun-tombYou will arrive at Indira Gandhi Inernational Airport T3. Here you will be met by our representative who will welcome you in Indian traditional way. Later you will be transferred to your hotel. Check in in your hotel.
Night stay in Delhi.

DAY 02 : DELHI

Breakfast at your hotel.
Later our guide will join you for a full day tour of Old and New Delhi.
Delhi, with the history of 5,000 years is amongst the most wonderful and historical cities across the Globe. Here you can find the traces of 08 cities of Delhi built over the passage of time. In the morning we visit New Delhi. We drive through India Gate, President House, Parliament House and other Govt. Buildings. Later we visit Humanyun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple and Qutab Minar (the 73 metres high victory tower).

Afternoon we visit Old Delhi : Red Fort, Jama Masjid (The Friday Mosque whic can house 20,000 person for prayers at one time). We also visit Chandni Chowk (the central square of Old Delhi). Here we will do a two hours cycle rickshaw ride to visit narrow but colorful bazaars of Old Delhi. Finally we visit Raj Ghat – the cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi.
Night stay in Delhi.

DAY 03 : DELHI – AGRA DRIVE ( 215 km / 3:30 Hrs )

pushkar-camel-fair-with-taj-mahalBreakfast at the hotel
Subsequently we drive to Agra via Yamuna Expressway (our English speaking driver and air conditioned vehicle will be with us during the whole tour till we fly out of Jaipur on day 08. Upon arrival in Agra, check in in your hotel and rest for a while.

Afternoon (around 01.30 PM our guide will join you for tour of Agra. We visit Agra Fort and The Tomb of Itmad ud Daula. You may stay in Agra Fort till sunset to view Taj Mahal.
Free time for shopping
Night stay in Agra.

DAY 04 : AGRA – JAIPUR DRIVE ( 241 Km / 4:30 Hrs )

Early morning start with sun rise view of THE IMMORTAL TAJ MAHAL… A dream turned into a white marble mausoleum. A gift of a beloved husband to his wife. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later drive to Jaipur via Fatehpur sikri – The abandoned capital city built by Great mughal emperor Akbar.

On arrival in Jaipur, transfer to hotel an check in.
Night stay in Jaipur.

DAY 05 : JAIPUR

pushkar-camel-fair-with-jaipurEarly breakfast
Jaipur – It is the capital city of Rajasthan and also known as THE PINK CITY. Jaipur offers a unique blend of Rajasthani architecture, Forts, Palaces and Havelies. With its colorful people and busy market streets decorated with colorful shops, it is a paradise for global travelers.

We start our day with Excursion Trip to Amber Fort – The Old Capital City of Jaipur located outside 15 kms from the present City. Here we will ride a decorated elephant to go atop the hill. (Elephant ride is on direct payment basis).

Later you have sightseeing of Jaipur city with tour guide. Visit: City Palace, Hawa Mahal, (THE PALACE OF WINDS), Jal Mahal (Water Palace), Albert Museum and Birla Temple.
Later in the evening not to miss wonderful shopping opportunity. Finally come back to hotel.
Night stay in Jaipur.

DAY 06 : JAIPUR – PUSHKAR DRIVE ( 146 Km / 3 Hrs )

After breakfast you will drive to Pushkar – THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE TOUR – PUSHKAR FAIR is awaiting you
Upon arrival check in into your air conditioned camp which comes with attached private facilities. Your stay is on full board basis. Lunch.

Then the rest of the day to explore various faces of Pushkar Fair. These two days you can wander around Fair Grounds.

Witness various activities. Small road side shops decorated with local handicrafts etc etc. (Bangles, Jewellery, Trinkets etc etc)
Dinner and overnight stay in your Air conditioned Camp.

DAY 07 : PUSHKAR

After breakfast, you will again the visit Pushkar fair glimpses. Whole day free for watch every ingredient that makes Rajasthan a distinct place can be spotted in the fair including men dressed in colorful traditional clothes, women in mirrored skirts and vivid shawls, embroidered clothes, exquisitely designed jewelry, pots and ornaments. Do not forget to visit The Brahma Temple and Holy Pushkar Lake.

Your all three meals will be in the camp.
Night stay at Camp.

DAY 08 : PUSHKAR – JAIPUR DRIVE ( 146 Km / 3 Hrs ) – DELHI FLY

After breakfast at hotel drive towards Jaipur Airport to connect flight to Delhi.
From Delhi connect late evening (or midnight) flight to home.

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Pushkar Camel Fair 2017 started with a Harmony Half marathon from Ajmer to Pushkar.

Pushkar camel Festival itself was a grand spectacle where over 40,000 Camels, Horses and cattle can be seen. There were many amazing and exciting activities. Some of them were Hot air balloon Rides, Adventure activities, Showcase of local talent, Live musical performances, Camel and horse dance competitions.

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