Pushkar Camel Fair

The Royal Extravaganza in Rajasthan

Pushkar Fair is a five-day camel and livestock fair which is held year in winters in the town of Pushkar, Rajasthan. It is one of the largest camel fairs in the world which is a hot spot for tourists to experience the culture and traditions of vibrant and colorful Rajasthan. Travel agents at Mytravelo.com design customized tour packages for destinations across the globe at very affordable prices keeping in priority your requirements. This camel carnival at Pushkar is a completely magical experience and royal retreat.

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Every year in the month of November this amazing cattle fair is organized on the Kartik Purnima full moon. It is considered as the auspicious day by the Hindus which is why many people from all over the country visit this religious land to take a dip in the holy waters of Pushkar Lake.

Highlights of Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Fair is a spectacular experience for tourists. Getting to see camels and cattle in huge numbers at one place is a lifetime experience. You can witness the colorful culture of Rajasthan at this carnival which brings together tourists, traders and villagers from all over the Rajasthan.

This festival takes place on the banks of the Pushkar Lake. Some of the highlights of this festival are as follows :

1. It attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world who visit from different countries to experience this epic scale fair which attracts 20,000 camels, horses and cattle.

2. Buying and selling of livestock in huge numbers take place in this festival.

3. Amazing tourist attractions like enthralling competitions such as longest moustaches, tug of war, bridal competitions and “matka phod” are the important highlights which should not be missed at any cost. There are various Champion Cattle competitions which also take place.

4. Various options to engage in shopping the traditional way. From lakh bangles to bandhej lehenge choli, colorful saris and jewellery; there is a wide variety to shop. Traditional Rajasthani cuisine can also be enjoyed on the local stalls which serve an amazing variety of Rajasthani food.

5. Official programs are arranged by Pushkar Mela Vikas Samiti and Rajasthan Tourism which is a series of events which last for eight long days.

6. Fun cricket matches between the team of foreign tourists and Pushkar Club Members are a recent addition to the ethnic flavors of the fair.

7. The deep Dan festival is another wonderful experience in which candle lanterns are made to float on the lake.

To experience the royal reception and hospitality of this land of warriors, Pushkar Camel Fair is the best place. It is a complete rustic experience to see cattle and camels in huge numbers on the banks of Pushkar Lake.