Pushkar is located some 220 miles (354 kilometers) from New Delhi, the country's capital, and about 80 miles (129 kilometers) from Jaipur.
While you are in Pushkar, do spend some time at Pushkar Lake.
From firm tourist favorites to still-undiscovered gems, the area around Pushkar is crisscrossed with cultural and natural attractions. Journey 6 miles (10 kilometers) northwest from Pushkar to Ajmer, where you'll find the Dargah and Mayo College.
Tourists looking to discover those special places of quiet contemplation, will relish visiting some of the region's many temples. Make the effort to really understand Rajasthan by learning about its past. An enjoyable place to start is with a visit to the area's historic mansions.
When you need a break, try bird watching or shore fishing. If you are not the type of traveler to take vacations purely to shuffle between the pool and the buffet, the Pushkar area offers plenty of action-packed activities such as mountain climbing and hiking.
Be sure to take your tastebuds for a tour through the flavors and aromas of Rajasthan. Panchratan dal (mixed dal curry) and besan wali arbi (taro root curry) are common meal choices for travelers and local foodies.
When booking your holiday to Pushkar, keep in mind that the handiest major airport, Sanganer Airport, is located in in Jaipur, 80 miles (129 kilometers) away.