Rajasthan Tourism is unequaled in the world for its sun kissed Thar Desert, heritage hotels, safaris, mystic forts and glorious palaces, various tourist destinations, huge open-air museum, lush green forests with its wildlife, arts and crafts, pilgrimage centres, fairs and festivals. Rajasthan India, the land of princes offers inexhaustible historical forts with brilliant architecture. Some of the famous Rajasthan Forts Tours are Chittaurgarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Junagarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Amber Fort and Golden Fort etc. Rajasthan India Tours offers famous aristocratic built Rajasthan Palaces making it one of the most popular destinations of India tourism.
In the month of November, the vibrant land of Pushkar, Rajasthan comes alive with the glistening colors of joys, vivacious events and huge crowds to relish the famous Pushkar fair. A reflection of the ancient land of Rajasthan with its opulent traditional culture and the enthusiasm flowing through each event in the Pushkar Fair is truly awe-inspiring. The occasion is marked with a dip in the holy waters of Pushkar Lake and pay homage to the Hindu Deities. At the well-known Pushkar fair, you can get a glimpse of the age old traditional richness that is still alive on the bountiful land of Rajasthan.
Thousands of people go to the banks of the Pushkar Lake where the fair takes place. Men buy and sell their livestock, which includes camels, cows, sheep and goats. The women go to the stalls, full of bracelets, clothes, textiles and fabrics. A camel race starts off the festival, with music, songs and exhibitions to follow. Between these events, the most waited for is the test of how the camel is able to bring the items. In order to demonstrate, the men go up on the group of camels one after another. It is celebrated on the day Kartik Poornima (night of the full moon), the day, according to legend, which the Hindu god Brahma sprung up the lake, thus numerous people swim in the sacred water.
Special Attractions The picturesque lake of Pushkar is set in a valley just about 11 kilometres northwest of Ajmer, surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the fourth. Pushkar forms a fascinating location and a befitting backdrop for the annual religious and cattle fair. Turbaned heads of men, and colorful veils and skirts of the women, bring alive the arid desertscape. The village women dress in their best clothes and finery for the five-day mela.
Like Varanasi, Pushkar is one of the sacred places for the Hindus, with 400 temples of which the most important is dedicated to Lord Brahma