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Pushkar Camel Fair

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Every year, nearly half a million visitors descend on the tiny desert town of Pushkar in rural Rajasthan to attend the annual Pushkar Camel Fair. This five-day festival held during the full moon of the Hindu month of Kartik, which usually falls in...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Unknown to us at the time of booking our tour, the Pushkar Camel Fair just happened to be on as we were travelling through the area on our way to Ajmer. We have stayed in Pushkar on a previous trip, but had missed the Fair...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LRMcK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pushkar Camel Fair is much more than just a Camel Fair it is an incredible Fair with event that also include the visiting Foreigners like the Indians vs Foreigners Tug of War, and the Foreigners Bride and Groom Contest, Indians vs Foreigners Cricket Match,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rowland D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit here and we saw hundreds of camels and horses for trade; by small time traders all over india. I believe this fair has become smaller over time. However, it is still interesting to see the many camels, how they are cared for,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alikarim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour group visited Pushkar at the time of the annual Camel Fair and it was certainly an assault on the senses. Hundreds of camels, dust, noise, market stalls, hordes of people, including very poor looking families in makeshift camps everywhere, touts flogging all sorts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Skyfox49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pushkar Camel Fair, this is very special thing to do in Pushkar. you can do camel ride here. so many camels are there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rathod2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, I would say that you should go to Pushkar, get a hotel with a beautiful rooftop view of the lake, and have breakfast & tea while watching the sun go down. As much as I hate to say it, we loved the little town...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Photographer's dream trip, so much to see and do! We enjoyed a camel cart ride or two, watched horse and camel displays, and bought lots of Rajasthani horse gear. Amazing, relentless, inspiring.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Xanthoria
Reviewed 8 December 2018

No really, how many have been to a camel (and Marwei horse) fair? From a camel cart ride through the fair to checking out the camels and horses to enjoying the spectacular dance presentation with women in traditional garb, it was almost sensory overload. Highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexander F
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Ones used to be the biggest cattle fair now reduces to few hundred camels and horses. Characteristic sand dunes now are grabbed by unknown organisations. Or converted into farmland and resorts. Nothing close to what it was, You will be disappointed if you visit this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

It was the best ever, enjoyed the camel ride, the colorful culture that included the classical music and dance, at night, the air balloon which was fabulous, the ceremony by the lake, shopping stalls, the Horse trading, best-bedecked camel in parade winning the beauty contest.

Date of experience: November 2018
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elizabeth w
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Hi, I was there many years ago. rented a British Enfield motorcycle and spent a month in india. two full days is fine. Thats probably what my friend and I did. three nights I think. and two full days. It was crowded, and... More
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Juliette G
24 August 2018|
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Hi, I was there many years ago. rented a British Enfield motorcycle and spent a month in india. Yes two full days is fine. Thats probably what my friend and I did. three nights I think. and two full days. It was... More
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