Why Choose Pushkar Vacation
Located in the city of Ajmer, the town of Pushkar is an integral part of the state of Rajasthan. Sitting on the western side of the Aravalli mountains, it is a well-known pilgrimage site hosting religious places for Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims. With a population of about 22,000 people, it hosts around 1 million domestic as well as international tourists every year. The word ‘Pushkar’ roughly translates to the word ‘Blue Lotus’. According to local legends, Lord Brahma dropped a lotus which resulted in the creation of a lake and hence named it Pushkar. Near this lake is where the town was established. The host of the iconic Pushkar Fair, an annual five-day festival which not only includes a showcase of cattle but also provides numerous sources of entertainment through several competitions. It is also the home for Pushkar Lake, which is considered as the king of all pilgrimages as well as the place of worship for Sikhs courtesy of the Gurdwara Singh Sabha, hence making it a prime tourist destination.