Ajmer Tours

Ajmer Quick Getaways

Places to Visit in Ajmer

Pushkar - Situated 12 kms from Ajmer, the specific full moon of November renders excitement in the air, for this is the time when the world-famous camel fair of Pushkar takes place. Thousands of traders come here with their families to trade in camels, visit the holy temples and take a dip in Pushkar’s lake. However, few know that before the camel trade begins, a massive horse fair starts, so celebrations continue for almost a fortnight.

Kishangarh - 27 kms from Ajmer, Kishangarh was once the centre of

art and culture. Some of the finest miniatures ever witnessed were created here. Of these, the most famous to look out for is the famous paintings of Bani Thani, the royal mistress used by painters as a model for Radha- the icon of the Kishangarh School. Also, the Phool Mahal Palace (now a heritage hotel), and the Roopangarh Fort, 25 kms from Kishangarh are must-sees.
Events in Ajmer

The annual Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti takes place in the month of May and is one of the most visited festivals in India. Held at the Dargah (mausoleum) of the Sufi saint, pilgrims come from across the Muslim world, as do devotees of other religions, to pay homage to the saint on his death anniversary. Celebrations, including Sufi music supplements the spiritual aura at the huge fair. Shops sell religious books, rosaries, mementoes, embroidered carpets and silver ornaments.

Getting There & Away

Airlines to Ajmer
Ajmer does not have an airport of its own but the nearest airport is at Jaipur (130 km). Buses or taxis available outside the Jaipur airport can be hired for the drive to Ajmer.
Railways to Ajmer
Ajmer lies on the main western railways grid and so is well serviced by a number of regular trains that connect it to the important cities in the region. Ajmer has multiple superfast, express and mail trains to Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Jodhpur.

Car Bus Service to Ajmer
A good national and state highway network links Ajmer to other parts of Rajasthan and many important destinations in India. Plenty of hired transport is easily available, be it cars, jeeps, or minibuses. If you drive your own vehicle, an international or a valid country-driving license is mandatory for all drivers. State and interstate roadways buses, RTDC conducted tours and coaches connect Ajmer to most important cities in the region, including Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Mt. Abu, Jaisalmer, Mumbai and Delhi.

Getting Around Ajmer

Private transport is the best for most travellers as public transport system leaves a lot to be desired. You can rent a car, jeep, or minibus. Tourist taxis, auto rickshaws and Rajasthan Tourist Development Corporation conducted tours are available. If you take an auto rickshaw insist on the use of the meter. A cheaper mode of travel in the city would be a cycle rickshaw.

Flights Trains to Ajmer

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