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Pushkar

The Lake City
Pushkar Tucked away beside a lake, in the north-west of the Ajmer district in Rajasthan, Pushkar is one of the oldest towns in India. The .For most part of the year, the town is a haven for pilgrims from across the country, seeking a dip in the  lake. As the year ends, however, one sees the other face of Pushkar – vibrant, colourful, noisy and buzzing with activity. This is when the town plays host to the annual Pushkar Mela, also known as the Pushkar Camel Fair.
Every November, in accordance with the lunar cycle, the normally tranquil lakeside town of Pushkar changes completely, thanks to the camel festival. Thousands of colourful Rajasthanis come to trade and race camels or to enjoy the annual celebrations as the desert transforms into a huge tented city. The festivities are concentrated into a one week period, but the days preceding the fair are just as exciting as the participants arrive from all corners of Rajasthan.

Quick Facts
  • Pushkar lake has 52 ghats from where pilgrims can descend to the lake
  • The Pushkar fair happens in October or November, depending on the lunar cycle
  • No Alcoholic beverages and Meat products are allowed in city
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  • The Pushkar Fair is a melting pot of Rajasthani culture, replete with folk dance and music, snake charmers and magicians, camel races, the works . The desert landscape miraculously transforms into a pretty carnival picture during the five day festival. Thousands of camels and cattle are traded during the fair
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The ‘’India Kosher Travel’’ Experience
  • Riding on camels This trip is a historical journey back in time Beginning of the journey will be in the deserts surrounding Pushkar We will go through the desert ′ reaching remote villages and experiencing ancient life as it was centuries ago. In the villages we′ll visit with local families, and will be exposed to their special way of life.
  • visit the chabad house of Pushkar  >Read More about
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