About Pushkar

Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India. Located to the northwest of Ajmer, the tranquil city of Pushkar is a favoured destination for thousands of tourists and devotees flocking to Rajasthan.Pushkar in Sanskrit means blue lotus flower.[2] Hindus believe that the gods released a swan with a lotus in its beak and let it fall on earth where Brahma would perform a grand yagna.

Pushkar is a town bordering the Thar Desert, in the northeastern Indian state of Rajasthan. It's set on Pushkar Lake, a sacred Hindu site with 52 ghats (stone staircases) where pilgrims bathe.

There are 400 temples in Pushkar. Shri Vaikunth Nath Swami Temple is one of them. Dravidian style of architecture is the theme of this temple. All rituals are done by dravidian priests. The temple was built by Bangur family. Foreign tourists are not allowed inside the temple area. They can see and take pictures from outside.


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In Summer : April to July 25 °C - 45 °C

In Monsoon : July to September 17 °C - 30 °C

In Winters : October to March 05 °C - 16 °C


By Air :Pushkar doesn't have an airport of its own. The nearest airport is Jaipur which is 131kms away.

By Road :The city of Pushkar has two bus stands. It is very well connected to major cities like Delhi (392 kms), Bikaner (233 kms) jaipur (138 kms), Jaisalmer (490 kms) etc.

By Rail :Ajmer is the nearest railway station to Pushkar (11 kilometers). It is only from Pushkar.

Best Season: October - February
Tourist Attractions Pushkar Camel Fair, Pushkar Lake, etc.