Monday, 30 November 2015

Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is world famous for providing an essence of Indian culture and tradition. Pushkar is one such town in the state of Rajasthan which reflects the elegance and royalty of Rajasthan and the whole of India. Pushkar is one of the five sacred Dhams – the famous and most visited pilgrimage site in India and has been located at 14km North West from Ajmer. The snake mountain originally named as the ‘Nag pahar’ forms a natural fringe between Ajmer and Pushkar. Enclosed with hills on the three sides Pushkar has plethora of temples.
Pushkar means born through a flower and it lies on the edge of Pushkar Lake which is believed to be a lake of salvation. The place has a lot of religious significance and has mythical stories too behind its formation and origin. It comprises five major temples apart from the small ones and around 52 Ghats where the devotees soak themselves in the sacred water. One of the most prominent temples of Pushkar is the 14th century old Brahma temple which is the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma – the creator according to Hindu mythology, in the whole of India and the world. Pushkar is also known as the “Tirth Raj”- the king of pilgrimage sites. And recently it has become a major tourist spot too attracting visitors from all around the world. Apart from the religious significance one can just simply spend time at shore of the lake and taking a quite walk around the lake will surely mesmerize you by its serene beauty.
Pushkar a small, relaxing and the most peaceful place comprises a lot of tourist attractions among which Pushkar fair is the most distinct one. Pushkar is world famous for its annual camel fair also known as Pushkar fair. People look forward to this fair with a lot of enthusiasm. Camels the ship of the desert is the main attraction during this annual festival, camels are being decorated with multi hued saddle cloth with heavy jewelry and some special competitions are being organized for the camels like camel beauty contest, camel races, camel polo etc. apart from these activities camels are also traded off. The excitement of the people can be seen through the way they are dressed up; males are seen with bright turbans and women with bright Ghagra’s and silver ornaments. The event also includes some folk dance and music performances with puppet shows, magic show etc.
Pushkar accommodates a fascinating merge of history and mythology providing the true essence and sanctity of the place and makes it a unique destination which is worth a visit. One can look forward to a lot of activities including camel safari in Pushkar, shopping in the colourful bazaars providing fascinating handicrafts, enjoying the vibrant Pushkar fair and much more. No other place can match up to Pushkar’s effervescence, vigor and brightness which it offers through its Pushkar fair, the serene Pushkar lake fringed by the hills on the three sides, the ancient temples and sand dunes which bestows a perfect landscape leaving the visitor wholly mesmerized.

Monday, 23 November 2015

India: A Trip to Remember for Life

Travelers who have already spent some time in India have a world class experience while visiting this incredible country. It is the most captivating country of the world. It is a country that takes care of the traveler's interests in terms of tourist attractions. Not only is the country affluent in housing grand wonders of nature but is equally prosperous in inhabiting man made wonders in the form of its heritage. The locals of the country make it comfortable and convenient for the tourists to travel here.

India with its fascinating sights and exclusively unique places whose beauty should be cherished in person, has been standing among the top tourist delights in Asia since time immemorial. This incredible country carries within its territory cultural history, wide-ranging topography, and much more with some striking destinations. This extensively diverse land depicts the fascinating fusion of different cultures and religions with various traditions. It affirms to be an absolute destination accommodating everything which a person requires for spending a vacation or travelling. A traveler can ask for anything here from hill stations to enchanting islands, from spectacular architectural pieces to divine temples, from thundering waterfalls to shimmering beaches, from quiet desert to exotic wildlife etc.

The charismatic charm of this enticing nation with its innumerable wonders just can't be described in words. The diverse geographical scenario of the country is primarily known for the Himalayas, the Thar Desert, the elongated shoreline, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats etc. the contemporary mountain range of the world - The Himalayas comprise the most enchanting hill stations via its valleys that serves as a paradise for nature and adventure lovers. Some of the most visited hill stations of the Himalayan range are Shimla, Kashmir, Mussorie, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Nainital, Spiti, etc. The shoreline of the south comprises the most alluring coastal regions with enchanting natural wonders like backwaters of Kerala, shimmering sandy beaches of Goa, Kanyakumari, etc. Another fascination that adds to the diverse topography of the place is the magnetizing Thar Desert which offers thrilling adventure activities apart from the cultural affluence.

The enigmatic beauty of India can't be described in words so it is advisable to witness this interesting land of wonders in an organized and convenient way while travelling in here. Tourists who are planning to visit the country should opt for a tour to visit this bewitching nation at its best. Such tour packages are studded with numerous amazing locations which will definitely prove the trip worth while.