Overview

Pushkar Holi is a vibrant and exuberant celebration of the Hindu festival of colors, Holi, in the town of Pushkar, Rajasthan, India. Pushkar is already a popular tourist destination known for its sacred lake and Brahma Temple, and during Holi, it becomes even more lively and colorful.

Here's an overview of what you can expect during Pushkar Holi:

  1. Traditional Rituals: Like everywhere else in India, Pushkar celebrates Holi with traditional rituals including the lighting of bonfires the night before the main festival, known as Holika Dahan. This symbolizes the victory of good over evil.

  2. Colorful Celebrations: The main event of Holi is the throwing of colors. In Pushkar, locals and tourists alike gather in the streets, smearing each other with colored powders and spraying water mixed with colors. It's a joyous and lively atmosphere filled with laughter and music.

  3. Cultural Performances: Pushkar Holi often includes cultural performances such as folk dances, music, and traditional Rajasthani performances. These add to the festive ambiance and provide visitors with a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan.

  4. Street Food and Festive Treats: Holi is also a time for indulging in delicious street food and festive treats. You'll find vendors selling sweets like gujiya, thandai (a traditional Holi drink), and various savory snacks to munch on while enjoying the festivities.

  5. Community Bonding: Holi is a time for people to come together and strengthen bonds of friendship and community. In Pushkar, you'll find locals welcoming visitors with open arms, inviting them to join in the celebrations and partake in the joyous atmosphere.

  6. Photography Opportunities: Pushkar Holi offers fantastic opportunities for photography, with the colorful streets, joyful faces, and vibrant atmosphere providing endless inspiration for capturing memorable moments.

Overall, Pushkar Holi is an unforgettable experience that combines the joyous spirit of Holi with the unique charm of this ancient town in Rajasthan. It's a celebration of colors, culture, and community that shouldn't be missed if you happen to be in India during this time.

 

COST - 

Pune to Pune 3rd AC train - 13,299/- per person

Pune to Pune Sleeper train - 10,799/- per person

Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad - ( Private bus ) - 8,999/- per person 

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Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Travel via trains from Pune/Mumbai to Ajmer and back in Sleeper/3AC trains

  • Stay in hotels for 2 nights on a triple and quad sharing basis

  • Meals as planned(3 breakfast and 2 dinners)

  • Sightseeing places as mentioned

  • Team Captains

  • Entry tickets

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Desert Safari charges

  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion section

Highlights
What makes this tour special
  1. Pushkar lake

  2. Bramha lake

  3. Savitri Mata Temple

  4. Varaha Ghat

  5. Rangji Temple

  6. Camel desert safari in Evening

  7. Pushkar Holi festival

  8. Holika Dahan

  9.  Dhuleti ( Holi with colors) celebration with musical vibes

  10.  Exploring cafes

  11.  Exploring Cafes

  12. Camel Desert Safari In Evening (on Self)

Itinerary
  • Day 1:Departure from Pune/Mumbai/Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad

  1. Pune: Pune people will board the train from Pune to Ahmedabad in the morning

  2. Mumbai: Take train to Ahmedabad as per availability

  3. Ahmedabad people will take a private bus from Ahm railway station at sharp 11.00pm

  4. Overnight in AC Pushback bus towards Pushkar

  • Day 2:Arrival in Pushkar |  Holika Dahan

  1. We will Arrival Pushkar in the morning , after freshen up, we will visit nearby places such as Brahma Temple, Savitri temple, Pushkar Lake, and Varah Ghat

  2. Later in the evening, we will witness the Holika Dahan in the streets of Pushkar

  3. we will reach back to the hotel, post-dinner, we will do some music/Garba night

  • Day 3:Pushkar festival - Holi celebration

  1. - Today after breakfast, we will explore the local streets of the old city, we will experience India's most colorful and grand holi, vibing with music and color, where thousands of backpackers come together.

  2. - later in the evening one can spend time exploring local cafes and food.

  3. - One can also go for an evening safari at the pushkar desert by self.

  4. - We will also call off the day at the hotel with some light music/campfire and group activities

  • Day 4:Check out - Ajmer Dargah-Departure

  1. ​ We will check out from the hotel after morning breakfast

  2. - Later you can go for some last minute shopping in Pushkar as we head to Ajmer in afternoon

  3. -We visit Ajmer Dargah and catch our train at night to Mumbai

  • Day 5:Arrival in Pune/Mumbai/Ahmedabad

  1. ​Early morning reach Mumbai and take train from Mumbai to Pune

  2. People traveling from Ahm reach by morning to Ahmedabad