Road Trips

Plan a Fantastic Tour from Delhi to Ajmer and Pushkar These Holidays!

Craving for a holiday? How about checking the Northwest of India? It is truly an all-rounder with unbound beauty, religious significance, and even strong cultural heritage (not to forget wondrous handicrafts and scrumptious cuisine). Well the area is vast, and the offerings are infinite. For a start, you could start from the National capital Delhi heading towards Ajmer and then drive further onto Pushkar, you are sure to experience one of the best trails of your life. Added bonus? As you drive down, you shall be able to experience the life and living of the locals up close. From the rich architecture and sacred temples to the holy shrines and even some luxurious forts to check, these places surely hold wonder for every wanderlust soul. 

Important things to remember when traveling from Delhi to Pushkar and Ajmer:

  • Best time to take the road tour of these places — You may have heard that winter is the best time to visitthese places. Though the weather in Delhi would be really chilly from November to January, but it is very pleasant in comparison to the extreme heat of the summer months. Even the desert area of Ajmer and Pushkar are rejuvenating during the daytime of the winter months and that is why it is advisable to visit these places mostly during the cooler times.
  • Types of visit recommended— A weekend trip to Ajmer and Pushkar is recommended by most of the travellers, and you can visit these destinations if you are religious, looking for a leisure trip, or are a history buff.

Plan the perfect road trip from Delhi to Pushkar and Ajmer!

 Are you inspired by the travel stories your friends and family depicted in front of you about their fantastic trip from Delhi to Pushkar? So, it’s finally time to book a car for rent, put the fuel in, pack your bags, and head towards a spiritual, historical, and adventurous trip. But before you start, remember that the distance between Delhi to Pushkar and Ajmer is around 417 Km and you’ll have to drive the car for so long. (Ensure you’re ready for it!)

Explore best places to in Delhi

You couldn’t at all underestimate Delhi which is so urban and developed. But don’t forget this was an important destination during the time of the Mughal and the British rule in India as well. it is obvious that they left a lot of remnants of their reign and rule which can now be explored by all and sundry.

1. Red fort

You can start your journey from the Red Fort. Explore the red bricked fort that speaks of luxury and architectural grandeur and then steer straight towards Qutub Minar.

2. Qutub Minar

It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites that stands so proudly in the heart of Delhi boasting of the classy work thanks to Mughal patronage. The minarets speak of elegance and excellence in craftsmanship that certainly appeals to your senses.

3. Humayun’s Tomb

You shouldn’t miss visiting more such iconic places like Humayun’s Tomb, which is a prominent piece of Mughal architecture. Made by the Persian architects, the designs and the stones used in its construction are purely classy and exclusive. We are sure you’d be back to the pages of history when you visit here.

Other places to check in Delhi

Well, after you take a dip in the history of those exquisite monuments, don’t forget to check the India Gate, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, JantarMantar and Rashtrapati Bhavan. There is also the famous Chandni Chowk where you should stop to devour really exceptional street food and delicacies. So, get ready for the next phase of your travel to explore a lot of exciting things to do in Ajmer and Pushkar.

Best places to visit in Ajmer

For road trips from Delhi to Ajmer, be prepared for a drive of about 391 km from Delhi via the Delhi Express Highway or the National Highway, you’ll finally land on the most astounding town near Jaipur, Ajmer. If you ask about what to see in Ajmer, then we have got a never-ending list for you.

4. Ajmer Dargah

The famous Dargah shareef of Gharib Nawaz Moinuddin Chishti here sees thousands of believers daily. But what is most admirable is that not all of them are Muslims, but you will find people from different communities and religions visiting this shrine and praying at the Dargah – something that beautifully expresses the unity in diversity in India. You may partake of the charity food prepared over here that suffices thousands of people on a daily basis.

5. Anna Sagar Lake

From here you can head towards the Anna Sagar Lake that is such a delightful site to visit during sunsets. You’ll also find some prominent temples and gardens around it.

6. Akbar’s Palace

The famous Akbar’s Palace was built in this city during the 15th century but still maintains its charm and elegance to this date. It is now a museum, and you’ll get to see some exclusive range of military items and weapons used by Mughals and Rajputs then.

Other places to check in Ajmer

Apart from these, there are also some magnificent places to check like the Ajmer Jain Temple, Kishangarh City, Durga Bagh Gardens, and Adai Din Ka Jhopda. While you are here, don’t forget to shop at the local Ajmer bazaar near the shrine that prides in selling some of the best bangles you will ever lay your hands on in the world, and also the local handcrafted items and traditional Rajasthani attires. 

Best places to visit in Pushkar

After a drive of around 15km from Ajmer, you’ll finally reach Pushkar. And for those thinking what’s so special and what to see in Pushkar, let us tell you that this peaceful and blessed city of Pushkar is surrounded by hillocks on its three sides exuding serenity. You will hear the drumming and bells ringing in this place almost all day long. Wondering why? It is because this small town has around 400 temples located within its boundaries.

7. Brahma Temple

The Brahma Temple that this city has is the only one you’ll find in the entire world. That is why a visit to the Pushkar Temple has so much significance in the Hindu religion — and you will see the devotees visiting this location constantly. They say that your Char Dham Yatra doesn’t get completed without a visit to the Pushkar temple.

8. Pushkar Lake

The Pushkar Lake is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Rajasthan. Apart from its serenity and the visual beauty, a dip in this Lake is believed to purify your body and soul.

9. Winter exhibitions in Pushkar

The winter exhibitions held in this place during the winter months are very famous amongst the tourists and the locals where you can get some of the enriching religious items and even handcrafted accessories.

 Your weekend would be truly awesome by visiting these locations through a car hired from Revv. But before going back towards home, do take a look at the nearby tourist attractions in Jaipur like the desert safari and visiting the exclusive forts of Rajasthan which are truly masterpieces of architectural excellence that India can so proudly boast of!


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