Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of India, the date of its actual origin is not known.Pushkar boasts of temples, though not many can be considered very old since many were destroyed by Aurangzeb, a Mughal ruler and were subsequently rebuilt. The most famous among all is the Brahma Temple, said to be the only temple in the world dedicated to this deity.
A Pushkar Road trip around the city of Pushkar can start from as far as Delhi or Jaipur. On the way you can visit a number of places around these cities. You can trek up to Savitri temple or drive to Varah temple or Mahadeva Temple.
How to get there
By train: From Delhi to Ajmer by train and to Pushkar by road transport
By road: RSRTC buses run regularly from Delhi to Ajmer.
Nearest Town: Ajmer
Distance: Delhi “ Ajmer “ 389 km. Ajmer “ Pushkar : 11 km
Best Time to visit: October to March
Exact Location: 11 km north west of Ajmer
The Pushkar road trip fair takes place every year usually in November, depending on the cycle of the moon. Camel trading and other activities takes place over the 5 days leading up to the official start of the festival, after which the focus shifts to heightened religious celebrations.
Pushkar Lake, Jagat Pita Shri Brahma temple, Varaha temple, Apteshwar Mahadev temple, Savitri temple, Temple of Rangji (New and Old) or Shri Vaikunthnathji, Man Mahal. Gurudwara Singh Sabha are some places around Oushkar which are a must see.