has a lot in store for those adventure enthusiasts planning for vacations.
You can go for mountaineering, camping and rock climbing on the various
mountain ranges in India. Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy wildlife
safaris and visit the wildlife sanctuaries of India. ...
and more people are seeking a peak vacation. Experience something
that calms the mind, rejuvenates the body and celebrates the spirit.
We offer you an absolutely old concept which nowadays
is recognized as "new".
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is a serene and mellow town in rural Rajasthan and is believed
to be the first place created by Brahma. It has a surfeit of
bathing ghats whose beauty can only be seen. Its claim to fame
rests on the Brahma temple, which is the only one devoted to
Lord Brahma, the God of Creation.
In Pushkar, however, it is the Pushkar Fair that draws the maximum
crowds. Held annually in November, it is one of India's largest
and most flamboyant festivals. A visit to India is incomplete
if the magical spell of this unique fair leaves you untouched.
The fair falls on the full moon of Kartik Purnima according
to Hindu chronology. It is the time when this sleepy town comes
alive with the assemblage of camels, horses and cattle. Each
year, up to two million people flock to Pushkar fair for a shopping
spree, a get together and cattle trade. They all enjoy the fair,
dressed in dazzling traditional costumes.
The four-day long festival is full of fun and frolic. Some of
the major events that give this festival a completely distinct
look include camel race, tug-of-war, weightlifting competition,
horse and camel dealing and various religious ceremonies.
It is an event not to be missed for the local people as well
as many live stock traders. At the time of the fair the town
overflows with tribals, pilgrims and tourists from all over
the world. It provides them with an opportunity to search for
some respite from the tumult of daily life.
There are numerous opportunities for a tourist in the fair.
You can shop in the open-air market of the fair that offers
some of the most exquisite items reflecting the rich handicraft
tradition of Rajasthan. The colorful bangles, embroidery and
brassware items will surely draw your attention while the acrobats,
jugglers, snake charmers and fire-eaters will leave you mesmerized
with their skilled performances.
You can also cruise on camel safari or enjoy the Rajasthan dance
program that is performed by the local dancers clad in colorful
traditional costumes. The music of the itinerant 'Bhil' and
'Langa' minstrels and the performance of the children in the
programs are things you will remember for a long time to come.
The fair gives an edge to the consumer product marketing in
rural India. The improved facilities in the fair have made it
an international attraction. There is an arrangement of spacious
tent houses, equipped with all the necessary facilities that
can accommodate a large number of tourists. Camel carts are
available from the tent camp for your journey to and from the
Visit the fair and watch rural India unleash its true beauty.