One of the largest fairs & festivals of India that is held each continuous year in Pushkar city of Rajasthan, India. This year the fair will going to be organized from Nov. 4 to Nov. 12, 2019.
Things To Do In Pushkar Camel Fair
Excitement, gaiety, rejoices & a keen sense of competitiveness fills up the air as long as an interesting journey to Pushkar fair begins. There’s so much to do in Pushkar.
Celebrations of Pushkar Fair
Why Pushkar Fair is celebrated Every Year?
Here, during this fair a no. of cattle like sheep, camels, goats, cows & other domestic livestock animals are being traded in a huge amount. In addition to this, animals are decorated lavishly to take out grand parades. Although different types of cattle are traded yet camels remain at the top in the trading list.
Despite the fact, one can also see bells & bangles around the hoofs of camels which jingle while they walk around sand dunes. The very custom practice in Pushkar is piercing camels’ nose. No doubt, this is the largest cattle fair which you’ve ever seen around the world.
Rituals At The Fair
A holy Hindu pilgrimage, the Pushkar Fair held for a week to 10 days from Ekadashi to Kartik Purnima. People (pilgrims) who travel to Pushkar come to take a holy dip in the Lake of Pushkar & offer religious prayers/ offerings to almighty deity, Lord Brahma. Many rituals are performed at the fair including bathing at the Pushkar Lake, and many others. This is the only temple of deity in the country that makes it an important pilgrimage tourist spot for the religious faith/ believes. The two full moon days are considered as highly auspicious that calls for special rituals & prayers to the god.
Events or Activities In The Fair
How can we forget to mention well-known & exhilarating Camel race contests, Best bridal competitions, the longest mustache, Matka Phod, etc that lures thousands of tourists throughout the globe.
List of Wonderful Events
- Cultural Programs
- Pushkar for pilgrims
- Camel & Horse dance
- Various exciting competitions
- Camel decoration-Gorband
- Interesting Kabbadi match (b/w locals & visitors)
- Tilak & Turban tying competition
For Attractions, Activities, Highlights & Places to visit near or around Pushkar Camel fair
What To Stay Away From
- Since the holiest fair attracts a large mix of different people, there may be several money-making scams that attract you by giving false & fake offers. So, make sure to keep your eyes open & try to avoid that seem too good to be true.
- Gypsies & beggars may also be there at the fair ground so beware of those touts by dissuading them a straightaway no from pestering you.
CONCLUSION: Pack your bags & head on towards the greatest fairs of India that will surely fill you with a positive energy with lots of enthusiasm. So start planning your tailor-made itinerary tour by contacting us. We are always there to help you.
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