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Pushkar Fair in Pushkar

The Pushkar Camel Fair or locally Pushkar ka Mela is the largest camel fair (from Kartik ekadashi to Kartik Poornima) held in Pushkar. It is ends on full moon day (the 15th) of Kartik (during October–November) according to Hindu calendar. The full moon day is the main day, when according to legend, the Hindu god Brahma sprung up the Pushkar Lake, thus numerous people take dip in its sacred waters.

Numerous traditional, cultural and adventurous events and competitions are held during the fair. Morning starts with activities like Hot air ballooning, Lagaan style cricket, Mustache competition, Horse dancing, camel dancing, Horse racing and ends with Arthis, Musical performances, fireworks and dance around bonfire.

Special in Pushkar Fair: Dance during night bonfire

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Location:
Pushkar
Rajasthan, India
Best time to visit Pushkar: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
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Time people usually take to experience:
9 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Nov 16, 2016