Best Time to Visit Pushkar

Discover the best time to visit Pushkar and explore the town's charm throughout the seasons. Whether you're a culture enthusiast, a nature lover, or an adventure seeker, Pushkar has something to offer year-round.

Summer in Pushkar

Summer in Pushkar can get hot, with temperatures often soaring beyond 40 degrees Celsius. However, the dry heat is tolerable, and you can find ways to cool down, like taking a dip in the lake or dining in air-conditioned restaurants. It's an ideal time to explore Pushkar's temples and historical sites with fewer crowds than during the Camel Fair. Some activities to enjoy during the summer include visiting Pushkar Lake for a sacred dip, exploring the unique Brahma Temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, ascending the hill to Savitri Temple for panoramic city and countryside views and embarking on a camel safari in the Thar Desert. If you prefer a quieter atmosphere, this season allows you to experience Pushkar with fewer tourists.

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lake in pushkar

Monsoon in Pushkar

The monsoon season in Pushkar, which spans from July to September, is a truly enchanting sight to behold. This is when the landscape transforms into a lush green oasis, with waterfalls gracefully cascading from the Aravali Hills and the Pushkar Lake overflowing with crystal-clear water. Pushkar receives an average of 500 mm of rainfall during this period, and while temperatures range from 25 to 35 degrees Celsius, the high humidity can occasionally make the weather feel a bit sticky. The local markets are less crowded during this season, making it an excellent time to snag some great deals on souvenirs.

To complete the experience, savour the flavours of traditional Rajasthani cuisine at the city's delightful restaurants while taking in the scenic views of the city. The monsoon season is a good time to visit Pushkar for couples. The city is less crowded during this time of year, and the lush green landscapes are perfect for romantic walks.

Winter in Pushkar

The winter season in Pushkar, spanning from October to March, brings mild and delightful weather, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 25 degrees Celsius. It's during these months that the city truly comes alive with a vibrant array of cultural events and festivals. If you plan your visit right, you can witness some of the most iconic celebrations in Rajasthan. One such event is the renowned Pushkar Camel Fair, a spectacular gathering that takes place every year in November. This fair holds a special place in Rajasthan's cultural calendar and draws visitors from all corners of the globe. It showcases the rich heritage of Rajasthan through traditional music, dance and various cultural performances.

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The winter season is particularly the best time to visit Pushkar, Rajasthan, with families, offering an ideal climate and a plethora of cultural experiences that everyone can enjoy. So, if you're planning a trip to Pushkar, these months are perfect to explore the city's vibrant cultural tapestry.

While choosing the best season to visit Pushkar is crucial, where you stay also plays a significant role in enhancing your experience. The Ananta Spa and Resort, Pushkar, offers comfort and luxury amid the desert landscape. We offer a range of comfortable and stylish rooms and cottages, ensuring a relaxing retreat after your day's adventures. The dining experience at our restaurants is equally delightful, with skilled chefs crafting an array of dishes from around the world to tantalise your taste buds. No matter which season you choose for your journey to Pushkar, our resort is poised to make your visit truly unforgettable.