Pushkar Fair 2015 – All You Need To Know

Pushkar Fair

 
In the heart of Thar Desert, Pushkar is a small remote city. Despite of being a small town, it is well known all over the World. Pushkar is regarded as a holy site for Hindus and is home to number to important temples. While most tourists know it for the the Pushkar Camel Fair, there are several other things to do in Pushkar. Below we have listed the things to do in Pushkar Fair, and The Schedule and Tentative Programmes of Pushkar Fair 2015.

 

Things to do in Pushkar Fair 2015

Pushkar Camel Fair

Pushkar Fair

 

As the name name suggest, Pushkar Camel Fair have  hundred of Camels in the surrounding area. Pushkar Fair is scheduled around the full moon every november. In this season the quite town of Pushkar suddenly explodes in the colourful chaos of market stalls, livestock, competitions and performances. You must visit the Pushkar Fair 2015 for experiencing the culture and sights which range from traditional gypsy dancers to camel beauty pageants.

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Pushkar

hot air balloon pushkar

You can’t afford to miss the vibrant Camel Fair in Pushkar and the sweeping landscapes that surround the Pushkar from an alternate angle. Experience the Hot Air Baloon ride for the amazing view of the local area. Many ghats and temples of Pushkar and the beautiful desert scenery are visible from the higher view.

Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lake
Pushkar Lake

 

Pushkar Lake
Pushkar Lake

The beautiful Pushkar Lake reflects the white temples situated on its banks is the most memorable aspects of Pushkar. The Lake is said to be formed by falling Lotus dropped by Load Brahma. Its water is said to contain healing properties and is ringed by the bathing ghats.

Brahma Temple Pushkar

brahma temple pushkar
Brahma Temple pushkar

Brahma Temple in Pushkar is one of the only temple devoted to Lord Brahma in the World. Brahma temple is one of the most memorable sights of Pushkar City. The origin of its structure came back thousands of years ago.

Camel Safari in Pushkar

pushkar camel safari
Camel Safari in Pushkar

 

pushkar camel safari
Camel Safari in Pushkar

If you are in Pushkar you must signup for the special Camel Safari. Both half day and full day itineraries are available, where you can explore Aravali Hills and the Desert Dunes on camelback.

Camping in Pushkar

camps in pushkar
Camping in Pushkar

 
Camping in Pushkar Desert is a unique concept where tourists can experience luxury camping like the Maharajas. Designed in the Royal style with the touch of modern comfort. Each tent unit has a bedroom, attached bathroom and a shaded sitting area outside. The camps are located on the western end of the city in the desert area and most of the famous temples are near to this area.
These camps also has features like Jeep safari, Folk dance, Lockers, Money exchange, STD/ISD phone services, Free Wifi etc.

Pushkar Food

Pushkar Food
Street Food in Pushkar

The cheap and mouth watering food is a bliss in Pushkar. You must try Falafal here in Pushkar.

 

Pushkar Fair 2015 – Schedule and Tentative Programmes

Wednesday November  18 , 2015

Time Event Venue
09.00–09.25 a.m. Flag Hoisting Stadium
09.30–10.00 a.m. Mandna Competition Stadium
09.35–09.50 a.m. Group Dance (By School Girls) Stadium
10.05–10.25 a.m. Camel Race Stadium
10.30–11.30 a.m. Football Match (Locals v/s Visitors) Stadium
06.00–06.30 p.m. Deepdan Sarovar (Lake)

Thursday, November 19, 2015

10.00–11.00 a.m. Satolia Match (Locals v/s Visitors) (Traditional Game) Stadium
10.30–11.00 a.m. Langari Taang Competition (Traditional Game) Stadium
11.00–11.30 a.m. Camel Decoration (Gorband) Stadium
05.00–05.30 p.m. Maha Aarti Varah Ghat

Friday , November 20, 2015

11.00–12.00 noon Camel Dance Competition Stadium
12.00–01.00 p.m. Horse Dance Competition Stadium
05.00–05.30 p.m. Maha Aarti Varah Ghat
08.00–09.00 p.m. Temple Dance Old Rangji Temple

Saturday, November 21, 2015

08.00–10.00 a.m. Spiritual Walk Gurudwara-Stadium
10.00–11.00 a.m. Kabbadi Match (Locals v/s Visitors) Stadium
01.00–02.00 p.m. Inter Panchayat Samiti Rural Sports Competition Stadium
03.00–03.30 p.m. Inauguration of “Shilp Gram” Art & craft Bazaar Shilp Gram
03.00–03.30 p.m. Inauguration of “Shilp Gram” Art & craft Bazaar Shilp Gram
05.00–05.30 p.m. Maha Aarti Varah Ghat
05.30–06.00 p.m. Inauguration of Gir & Cross Breed Cattle Exhibition Cattle Exhibition Ground
06.00–06.30 p.m. Inauguration of “Udhyog Craft Fair” Rural Haat
08.00–09.00 p.m. Temple Dance Old Rangji Temple
08.30-10.00 p.m. Cultural Programme Stadium

Sunday ,  November 22, 2015

10.00–11.00 a.m. Gir and Cross Breed Competition Stadium
11.00–11.30 a.m. Turban Tying and Tilak Competition Stadium
11a.m.–09 p.m. “Shilp Gram” Art & Craft Bazaar Shilp Gram
11 a.m.–10 p.m. Udhyog Craft Fair Rural Haat
11.30–12.00 noon Moustache Competition Stadium
01.00–02.00 p.m. Inter Panchayat Samiti Rural Sports Competition Stadium
05.00–05.30 p.m. Maha Aarti Varah Ghat
07.00–08.30 p.m. Indian Bride & Groom Competition (For Foreigners) by Rajasthan Tourism Stadium
08.00–09.00 p.m. Temple Dance Old Rangji Temple
08.30-10.00 p.m. Musical evening by renowned vocalist Smt. Vidhya shah Stadium

Monday , November 23, 2015

08.00– 09.00 a.m. Wrestling Competition Stadium
11.00–11.30 a.m. Matka Race (Water pot race for Women) Stadium
11a.m.–09 p.m. “Shilp Gram” Art & Craft Mela Shilp Gram
11a.m.–10 p.m. Udhyog Craft Fair Rural Haat
10.00–11.00 a.m. Horse, Camel and Nagauri Bull-Animal Competition Stadium
12.30–01.00 p.m. Matka phod Competition (Locals v/s Visitors) Stadium
01.00–02.00 p.m. Inter Panchayat Samiti Rural Sports Competition Stadium
05.00–05.30 p.m. Maha Aarti Varah Ghat
07.00–09.30 p.m. Best of Rajasthan – Cultural Show by Rajasthan Tourism Stadium
08.00–09.00 p.m. Temple Dance Old Rangji Temple

Tuesday , November 24, 2015

11.00–11.30 a.m. Musical Chair Race Stadium
11a.m.–09 p.m. “Shilpgram” Art & Craft Bazaar Shilp Gram
11a.m.–10 p.m. Udhyog Craft Fair Rural Haat
03.00–04.00 p.m. Champion Cattle Competition Cattle Exhibition Ground
01.00–02.00 p.m. Inter Panchayat Samiti Rural Sports Competition (Final) Stadium
05.00–05.30 p.m. Maha Aarti Varah Ghat
07.00–10.00 p.m. Cultural Programme Stadium
08.00–09.00 p.m. Temple Dance Old Rangji Temple

Wednesday , November 25, 2015

09.00–11.00 a.m. Closing Ceremony & Prize Distribution (Cultural Programme,  Folk Artists & Camel Parade, Cattle Show, Horse Race, Camel Race, Tug of War, Jalebi Race, Water Pot Race etc.) Stadium
11 a.m.–10 p.m. Udhyog Craft Fair Rural Haat
05.00–05.30 p.m. Maha Aarti Varah Ghat
08.00–09.00 p.m. Temple Dance Old Rangji Temple

 

 

 

Pushkar Fair
Camel Dance in Pushkar Fair

 

Pushkar Fair
Activities in Pushkar Fair

How To Reach Pushkar?

Reach Pushkar By Train:
The nearest Railway Station for Pushkar is Ajmer. Ajmer is well-connected with daily trains from the Captital City Jaipur And Delhi every morning.

Train Name Departs Time Arrival Time Days of Running
Jammu Exp 0430 hrs 1215 hrs Daily
Ajmer Shatabdi 0605 hrs 1240 hrs Daily
SLN All Express 0640 hrs 1405 hrs Thursday
Dee Porbandar Exp 0820 hrs 1605 hrs Thursday
Dee Bdts G. Rath 0920 hrs 1630 hrs Mon/Tues/Thur/Saturday
Ala Hazrat Exp 1140 hrs 2020 hrs Tues/Thurs/Fri/Sat
Ashram Express 1520 hrs 2235 hrs Daily
Chetak Express 1940 hrs 0200 hrs (morning) Mon/Tues/Thur/Saturday
Adi Sj Rajdhani 1955 hrs 0225 hrs (morning) Daily
Hw Adi Mail 2125 hrs 0640 hrs (morning) Daily


Reach Pushkar By Air
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The nearest Airport from Pushkar is in the capital ciry Jaipur. Jaipur is well-connected to all the major cities of India. Distance from Jaipur to Pushkar is approximately 146 kms

Reach Pushkar By Bus:

Pushkar is 14 km away from main Ajmer Bus Stand. Deluxe buses connect Pushkar from Jaipur and Delhi. Roads are very goods and it takes around 3 hours from Jaipur, the Pink City of India.

Pushkar mela

 

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