Best Options to Stay during Pushkar Mela Visit
The very popular and significant Pushkar Mela is held every October/November in Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan. It is celebrated for five days from the Kartik Ekadashi to Kartik Poornima, the full moon day of Kartik as per the Hindu calendar. The city of Pushkar is located to the northwest of Ajmer in Rajasthan.
It is situated at a height of 510 meters and is home to rich cultural & architectural heritage. The iconic fair exudes grandeur and magnificence like none other. Tourists from all over the world come to experience the vibrant cultures and traditions of the royal state of Rajasthan.
Originally the idea behind the Pushkar Camel Fair was to attract local traders of camel and cattle to engage in business during the sacred Kartik Purnima Festival. Years passed and today Pushkar Mela holds a global reputation due to its awe-inspiring celebrations. Some of the highlights of the festival include hot air balloon flights, traditional contests between foreign & Indian participants, camel decoration & dances, half marathon from Ajmer to Pushkar, camel & jeep safari tours, traditional dances, recently introduced fusion concerts and stay in heritage properties as well as luxury camps.
Accommodation Options at Pushkar Fair
Tents are an excellent way to experience the tranquil countryside for a relaxed stay during the Pushkar fair as they let you soak in the place in a unique way. The Skywaltz Pushkar Camp are a preferred way to base your stay in Pushkar. There are Luxury Tents Air Conditioned and Deluxe Tents Non Air Conditioned.
The one night package at Luxury Air Conditioned includes stay in a Luxury tent at the camp for a couple, all meals, local transfers at the Pushkar Mela Ground, full day access to the elevated sitting area at the stadium, VIP seating for evening concerts. The second kind of package is the one night package in a non-air-conditioned deluxe tent for a night for a couple, all meals, Local transfers to the Pushkar Mela Ground, full day access to the elevated sitting area at the stadium, VIP seating for evening concerts and all activities at the Pushkar Stadium as in festival itinerary as per choice.
One can also book customized camel and jeep safaris, quad biking, para-motoring & hot air balloon flights albeit on advance notice.
So get ready for an experience of a lifetime!! A last bit of advice though - accommodation is scare and not readily available during the fair. It is always better to book much in advance for better planning and good deals.