Festival of Colours is almost round the corner when the mind goes crazy and the mood becomes super excited to enjoy a colorful celebration of Holi Festival. The festival is celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm in the holy city of Pushkar that lies in the heart of the desert stretch. This place is pure heaven on the planet earth that evokes a peaceful and tranquil aura in the city. It’s a perfect place for every kind of hippy, mindless, and mindful type of things to do and experience the spirituality in the vibes.
While springs are knocking on the doors, the Hindu surroundings and mainlands alike prepare their play to emulate mother nature, of course with colors, freshness, and a splurge of new energy. And that is what most know as Holi – the Colourful Festival of India. While the locals know the significance of this festival, they celebrate their cultures with togetherness.
Planning Pushkar Holi Tour would be the ultimate way to experience the madness of this festival in the city of Pushkar. A three-day extravaganza in the town is all good to celebrate the festival in authentic style amongst the locals. In 2021, the festival is held on 28 th& 29th March (Sunday & Monday), so it can be a great time to plan a Holi trip with family or friends to enjoy the festivity in Pushkar city
Day 1: – Morning assisted drive to Pushkar from Jaipur, Udaipur, or any nearest place. Reach Pushkar and relax sometimes. By the evening, mark your visits to the town’s popular spots like Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple, Varaha Temple, Savitri Temple, Gayatri Mata Temple, and more. As you explore a few of these places, its’ already about the time for sunset, and you’ll witness a mesmerizing view of the setting sun from over the Pushkar Lake or hills. Enjoy the evening aarti ceremony at Pushkar Lake and experience the divine power of the city
Day 2: (HOLIKA DAHAN) – The day marks special attention having a significant role in Holi Festival. The pyres of Holika are burned as this signify as the victory of good over evil. The day before Holi is known as Holika Dahan which has a greater significance in this festival. The tradition of Holika Dahan literally means the lighting of a bonfire which symbolizes the victory of good over evil. According to the legends, there was a demon king Hirankashyap who wanted everyone to worship, but his son Prahlad was a keen devotee of Lord Vishnu. The demon king said his sister Holika to take Prahlad in her arm and enter into a blazing fire. She had granted a boon which made her immune to fire without getting any harm and so both get saved and since then the day celebrates the victory of good over evil .
Day 3: (Dhulandi) – Get ready for an exciting day of Holi celebration with your group along with the locals and get the best ever experience of the Holi Festival. Begin the day by visiting Baidyanath Temple, one of the most Prodigious religious sites of the region, which marks a good start of the day. Play with colors and enjoy the day to the fullest.
Pushkar Holi can be your eventful travel experience in the spiritual city of Rajasthan. It is the best way to plan your festival outing to have truly a unique experience of enjoying the colorful festivity. So, go ahead and experience the cultural richness of Pushkar City while experiencing the fun of celebrating Holi in Pushkar.
Timings of Pushkar Holi festival – 8:30 Am to 3:00 Pm.
How to reach Pushkar for Holi festival ?– Every year thousands of people from all over the globe visit and attend this marvelous occasion. Pushkar town is well connected via flights with nearby Kishangarh airport. There is Ajmer Junction for Rail connectivity to Major cities of the country. In addition there are all type of luxary Ac and Sleeper buses to and from Ajmer and Pushkar. You can choose to arrive Ajmer or Kishangarh and book Taxi to Pushkar from any of the Station or Airport.
Pushkar Holi festival dates for 2022 , 2023 , 2024 , 2025–
18 & 19 March in 2022
07 & 08 March in 2023
25 & 26 March in 2024
13 & 14 March in 2025