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Pushkar Fair has a lot more to offer than just camel fair

The greatly awaited Pushkar Fair is right upon us, scheduled to begin on 4th November and will culminate till 12th November on the day of Hindu festival Kartik Purnima. There’s nothing like Pushkar Camel Fair. It’s a celebration of the uniqueness of Rajasthan and experiencing the festival is the dream of every traveler. This is the time when Pushkar comes truly alive with multiple hues.

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The small sleepy town comes out of its hibernation mode and becomes the playground of people from the world over. The history of Pushkar Fair is a hundred years old but the festival keeps not only that historic spirit alive but also has new age elements to it now.

Primarily, thousands of pilgrims and cattle merchants flock the town for holy rituals or the trade of cattle and livestock. But, that’s not all; Pushkar fair has a lot to offer to the travellers who are neither pilgrims nor traders. Buzzing markets, fascinating ghats and activity grounds are enough to catch the fancy of travellers and photographers.

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Sunrise and Sunset: The vibes and the views of Pushkar switch within every hour right from the dawn to dusk, added to that the starry sky above ignited Pushkar Lake gives a heavenly chill in nerves. During early mornings and evenings, when the dust mixes with golden light falling from the sun it’s an absolute delight to watch the camels and the camel traders in the Mela ground. You not only get to see the heard of camels but also get a glimpse into the life of a rural Rajasthan, where the traders heat up the chullahs (a kind of stove used for cooking the food ) and prepare their food with minimum ingredients. Thousands of people from the world across come to capture only this spectacle.

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Markets: The narrow streets and lanes of the town have hidden within themselves a whole world of intrigue; from the local artifacts and handicrafts to funky apparels and chunky jewellery, Pushkar’s cozy markets are the treasure trove for a shopping enthusiast.

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Ghats: The Ghats in the holy land of Brahma are said to be nothing less than those of Varanasi. Roaming around the ghats with a soothing sound of hymns and bells renders tranquility to the visitors. While the night scene becomes even more fascinating when evening aarti is performed on these Ghats. Illuminated with multitude of lights the Ghats and lake take the spectators into a world of solace and peace.

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Food: Pushkar is also one heaven for foodies. From street stalls to roadside cafes, wide range of cuisines waits for food lovers to visit and enjoy sumptuous cuisine of Pushkar. Special Masala chai in Kulhad, Authentic Italian pizza, unique Poha Dal Pakwaan and Ugma ji ki kachori are a few to dishes to tantalize your taste buds. However, as you walk down the streets of Pushkar amidst the aroma of freshly made baatis, puris and kachoris being fried right on the street, the whiff of gulkand and the sight of tempting malpuas dipped in sugar syrup will call out only one thing- pure bliss.

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Adventure and Activities: Apart from the buying and selling of livestock, the fair has become an important tourist attraction. Competitions such as the ‘matka phod’, ‘longest moustache’ and ‘bridal competition’ are the main draws for this fair, which attracts thousands of tourists. In recent years, the fair has also included an exhibition cricket match between the local Pushkar Club and a team of foreign tourists. Pushkar Camel Fair has so many events and activities like camel cart ride, horse riding, bullock cart ride and giant wheel that your day will be full but we advise you to take out a little time to stroll in the narrow lanes of the town.

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For your convenience, here’s a tentative impression of the flow of events at Pushkar Camel fair 2019.

4th to 9th November – Cattle Trading
Cattle trading is at its peak during these days along with a variety of cattle contests.

10th to 11th November – Cultural Galore
These two days will see some cultural activities like dance shows, music performances sponsored by the Rajasthan State Government.

12th November – Holy Dips
This is the Holy Day when people take dips in the Pushkar Lake, and other religious ceremonies take place.

How to reach Pushkar:

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By Air

The nearest airport to Pushkar is in Kishangarh, which is 36 kilometres away. Apart from this, Jaipur Airport is the major airport, which is 140 Kms and well-connected to major metropolitan cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata. Once you reach at the airport, you can hire a cab to reach Pushkar. The journey from airport to the city will take approximately 3 hours. You can either pre-book a cab or hire from any of the taxi vendors outside the airport.

By Bus

Regular buses between Jaipur and Ajmer ply every hour. However, buses from Delhi to Ajmer and further to Pushkar are easily available. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation runs deluxe and semi-deluxe buses (both air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned) connecting Ajmer to nearby cities and then transport you to Pushkar for a very nominal fare.

By Train

You will need to take a train to Ajmer and then take a 30-minute drive to Pushkar. The Ajmer railway station is well-connected with major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Kolkata, Bhopal, and Bangalore. Some of the most popular trains that run daily on this route are Ajmer Shatabdi and Ajmer Rajdhani. Apart from these, other trains are Chetak Express, Aii Sdah Express, Aravalli Express and Bsb Express. Once you reach at the station, you can hire a taxi to reach Pushkar.

So what are you waiting for? Go and enjoy India’s Biggest and world’s famous festival Pushkar Fair.

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Gear up for 16 Intriguing Events in November

Life’s a party if one knows how to party!

Every month there are a load of events happening around the city that gives us a chance to explore, interact with new people and have fun. October month was filled with workshops, music shows, festivals and a lot of fun-filled activities. Now that we are about to enter into November with absolutely no festivals to celebrate, we have listed down some events that would make this month a little interesting.

So, without wasting any time let’s see what all interesting events are stored in this month!

1. Zomaland Picnic

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Date- 2nd – 3rd November

Time- 12PM – 10PM

Venue- Pinkcity Garden & Resorts

 

2.City Flea

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Date- 2nd – 3rd November

Time- 11AM – 8PM

Venue- Home Café By Mr Beans

 

3. 4×4 Off Road Drive

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Date- 3rd November

Time- 9AM – 5PM

 

4. Pushkar Fair

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Date- 4th – 12th November

Venue- Pushkar

 

5. SAGA- The Literature Festival

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Date- 8th – 9th November

Time- 10AM- 4PM

Venue-Kanoria P.G. Mahila Mahavidyalaya

 

6. Dunes Music Festival

Dunes Music

Date- 9th November

Time- 4PM – 10 PM

Venue- Details Soon

 

7. Vijay Yadav Live

Vijay Yadav

Date- 10th November

Time- 8PM

Venue- Levels Club

 

8. Painting Competition CUM Exhibition

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Date- 12th – 14th November

Time- 11AM Onwards

Venue- Jawahar Kala Kendra

 

9. Largest Rajasthan Folk Dance

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Date- 14th November

Time- 6PM – 9PM

Venue- Jawahar Kala Kendra

 

10. Dabu Expedition

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Date- 16th November

Time- 11AM – 5PM

Venue- Creatis, Bais Godam

 

11. Ekadashi Exhibitions

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Date- 16th – 17th November

Time- 10AM

Venue- Birla Auditorium

 

12. Sab Moh Maaya Hai- Garv Malik Live

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Date- 17th November

Time- 7.30PM – 9.30PM

Venue- Club Colaba

 

13. DAHLEEZ Winter Wedding Lifestyle Exhibition

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Date- 22nd – 23rd November

Time- 11AM – 9PM

Venue- Birla Auditorium

 

14. Polaris Rally Cross Jaipur 2019

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Date- 23rd November

Time- 11AM – 8PM

Venue- Thar Motorsport

 

15. Grand Opening of Decathlon Jaipur Centre Mall

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Date- 23rd – 24th November

Time- 10AM – 10PM

 

16. Devesh Dixit Live

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Date- 24th November

Time- 7.30PM – 9.30PM

Venue- Club Colaba

 

If you know any other event do let us know!

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Events to look forward to this October | Jaipur Beat

The Pink City is already buzzing with lots of action with the arrival of the festival season. From dandiya nights, workshops to exhibitions and lots more! This month has a sack full of fun-packed events to make this festive month even more exciting. So brace yourself as the fun is about to begin and we are sure you don’t want to miss out the electrifying events happening in our very own Jaipur. Get set to experience the city at it’s vibrant best.

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1. Abhivyakti Garba Mahotsav

Date- 1st – 5th October

Venue- Housing Board Ground

3. Dandiya Raas “JAIPUR JALSA-2019”

Date- 5th October

Venue- Hotel Jaipur Heritage

3. Jaipur Garba Night

Date- 6th October

Venue- Jai Club Children Lawn

4. Dhol Baje Re Dandia

Date- 6th October

Venue- Kanchan Kesari Village Resort

5. Amazon Great Indian Festival

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Date- 29th September- 4th October

6. Flipkart Big Billion Days

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Date- 29th September- 4th October

7. A Touch of Class

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Date- 2nd – 7th October

Venue- JECC, Sitapura

8. Jaipur Youth Festival

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Date- 5th – 7th October

Venue- Tamara Garden, Durgapura

 

9. Gourmet Getaway Food Festival 2019

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Date- 9th – 13th October

Venue- Multiple Locations

10. Woman Up Jaipur Summit 2019

 

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Date- 14th – 16th October

Venue- Hotel Grand Uniara

 

Mark your calendars as the October month is about to get super interesting with the event listed above!

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Why Makar Sankranti In Jaipur Is Absolutely Not-To-Be-Missed

Hundreds of kites dancing in the sky, and us- on our terrace. That’s the memory every Jaipurite has of Makar Sankranti. Kite-flying is one of the most favourite and zealous festivals in Jaipur. It’s not just about flying kites but also about the battleground that the sky becomes and the way the whole group of family and friends gather up on their terraces and hoot and shout along with the music.

But this is not all! There’s so much more to this festival and the day marks as one of the most auspicious occasions of the year. Here are some of the reasons Jaipurites put their heart and soul into celebrating Makar Sankranti.

1. Pavitra Snaan and Daan
While lakhs of people take dips into the Ganges on Makar Sankranti around the nation, scores of people also arrive at Galta Ji Temple in Jaipur to bathe in the seven holy kunds there. The day is celebrated to worship the Sun God. It is considered that taking dips in the kund at Galtaji on Makar Sankranti absolves us of all our sins.

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To take a dip in the kund at Galta Ji Temple, you might as well trek up the small hill that exits the city from Galta and Surajpole gates. It’s a sight to behold when you see the amount of faith that Jaipurites put into worshipping on Makar Sankranti.

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People around the country also believe that donating clothes, jaggery, corn, ground peanuts and sesame is a good omen and brings prosperity.

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2. Harbinger of spring
Makar Sankranti falls on the equinox and the day and night are equally long. After this day, the days start to get longer and nights shorter. It also marks the onset of spring season. This also brings a welcome relief from the cold wave of the bygone winter.

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3. The Harvest Festival
Makar Sankranti is celebrated every year as the harvest festival of the country. The Rabi crop is harvested in the month of January and corn, mustard, peanuts, sesame etc. are the major crops harvested at this time. One day before Sankranti, i.e. on Lohri the new crop is offered to god through worshipping fire.

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4. Kite Buying
Kite buying is a serious affair in Jaipur. People don’t just by any random kites. They especially head to kite markets like Handipura, Haldiyon Ka Rasta, and Kishanpole bazaar to buy the best kites. It takes an understanding of the science behind the designing of kites in order to buy the best ones. You can find hundreds and thousands of kites in all shapes, sizes and designs according to your preference. Some of the popularly known designs of kites are Chaand-dara, Glass-dara, Mangal-dara, Aankhal-dara, Tripatta, Dadhiyal etc.

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5. Kite- Flying

A true jaipurite knows how to fly a kite and the science applied behind it.

It takes a lot of patience, time and effort to prepare for kite flying. The night before Sankranti the whole family sits together to put ‘tang’ in kites with white saddha.

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On Sankranti, everyone’s duty is sorted! Makar Sankranti food is all about pakode, moongfali, popcorn, khichadi, gajak, feeni, ladoo and papdi-chat and the children in the house go up and down the terrace for serving them. The youngsters become DJs playing the best songs the loudest.

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And oh! What an art kite flying is. As soon as the ‘Dangal’ starts in the sky, you can hear “Woh kaata” every five seconds from a terrace or two around!

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  1. The evening sky

As the day sets in, the kites start to come down and gradually the whole sky is lit up with fireworks and paper lanterns known as “Tukkals” or “Kandeel.” The night view on Sankranti is absolutely mesmerizing and one of those experience that is hard to get over!

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So if ever you plan to visit Jaipur during winter, make sure you don’t miss the intoxicatingly enthusiastic vibe of Makar Sankranti!

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Here’s what awaits you at the Grub Fest in Jaipur

You cannot buy happiness, but you can buy food and that’s as good as it!

Buckle up Epicureans! To prickle the hearts of foodies in Jaipur, the biggest food festival is almost here!

Ready to be held at the venue that takes you on a dreamy ride through the past- The Diggi Palace, The Grub fest is going to be India’s Premier Food Festival in Jaipur.

The Grub Fest with its first edition in Jaipur would bring together more than fifty restaurants ready to give you a hysteric food experience with their signature delicacies that you’d remember for a very long time. The culinary treasures from the most colloquial cores of India as well as the exquisite food delights from International cuisines would be on a platter for you to taste and relish.

Who can attend-

The event is going to be a wonderland for the food lovers as it’s the perfect chance for them to take in the aromas, try out interesting cuisines, fill their baskets with unique gourmet products, indulge in mouth-watering desserts and learn some of the best-kept food secrets from the most talented chefs from the country.

The organic products market at the fest is surely going to give you some diet goals and make you want to adopt a better lifestyle.

All you have to do is buy the tickets from Rs. 199 onwards on the spot or online!

Here is a quick link for the tickets 🙂

Why this is one of the best Fest ever-

Apart from the palatable food that’s going to get you grubbing, this fun fest is will be grooved up with the eventful evenings of stellar performances by well-known artists and uniquely designed games like Garry Knock out and the Sassy Ring Toss among the others.

As the evenings wrap up for the two-day fest a line-up of artists like Lisa Mishra, Musical Doctorz, the very talented Kutle Khan and none other than Bohemia are going to set the stage on fire!

This is not all! At the Grub Market, you can expect a whole variety of homegrown and organic products to stock up your kitchen with homemade jams, peanut butter, pickles and much more.

What to look apart from Food-

Why just food, Grub Street is also going to lure your heart with chic junk jewellery, pretty ethnic and western wear, traditional footwear, stationery items and much more- name it and they have it all!

And lastly, with so much to look forward to, who would want to stay up cuddled in their blankets on a weekend? Come on Jaipurites, gear up for one of the best food fests ever to be held in the Pink city. ❤

Date:15th-16th December’ 2018

Venue: The Diggi Palace

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Keep Your Bucket List Ready For The Authentic Jaipuri Delights!

An itinerary is never complete without some delicious local foodie delights of the place in it. So ditch the stereotypical food chain brands and savour the luscious and irresistible treats that are just not-to-be-missed when you visit Jaipur!

  • Dal Baati Churma– Who can miss the legendary Dal Baati Churma? The saada, masala and mawa baati dipped in ghee, served with dal and three different kinds of churma is the Aan Baan Shaan of Rajasthanis.
  • Gatte ki Sabzi– It’s one of the most basic of dishes cooked in Rajasthani homes, but the tempering done with red chillies and garlic adds a very different, not-to-be-forgotten flavour to it.
  • Ker Sangri– This is the legit sabzi of Rangeelo Rajasthan’s “Registhan.” Ker, a shrub berry and Sangri, a bean of a flowering tree called Khejari, come together to make this exclusive delight of Rajasthan. It is often enjoyed in winter!
  • Laal Maans– This one is for the non-veg fans! Lamb or Mutton in a sauce of yoghurt and hot Mathania chillies is rich in garlic and has a very spicy flavour to it. 
  • Aloo Pyaaz ki Sabji with Bejad ki Roti– Out of all the things that you find in Jaipur, this one is totally different with not just the rich in spices Aloo Pyaaz ki Sabji but also the rich in ghee and fibre Bejad roti.
  • Lehsun ki Chutney– Red, hot and spicy, this chutney is what will have your taste buds on fire! Extremely spicy, lehsun chutney is made by grinding garlic with dried red chillies.
  • Gajak– For all the sweet tooths out there! You just cannot leave Jaipur without taking along this “til ki patti” from Jaipur.
  • Mirchi ke Tipore– Mirchi fried in besan and mustard oil along with the other spices makes up for this spectacular appetizer!
  • Kachori– Kachori in Jaipur is not just food, it is a feeling. Available in various options, like Dal, Pyaaz and even Mawa, this delicious desi delight will have your senses tingled.
  • Sev Tamatar ki Sabji– Last but not the least, the chatpati Sev namkeen put in tomato curry is one of the simplest and one of the most palatable dishes from Jaipur.

You may leave Jaipur after your indelible stay, but Jaipur would forever be in your heart with random memories of its scenic beauty, cultural richness and not to forget crave-worthy local dishes.

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5 Things To Be Excited For At Golden Thredz Exhibition In Jaipur!

Caution: Dreamy content ahead!

To pep up your winter wardrobe and to give you some major winter fashion goals, the seemingly Utopian lifestyle exhibition Golden Thredz- A Premium Lifestyle Exhibition is about to come true at the venue most exalted- The Diggi Palace!

The exhibit will showcase the latest fashion apparel, fine jewellery, artwork and murals, health and fitness care products, beauty & skincare products, vegan accessories and much more.

Here are some exciting things you can look forward to in this premiere episode ofGolden Thredz-

  • A feast of fashion couture, jewellery, accessories and so much more!

With the winter weddings already here, Golden Thredz brings you the trendsetting designs. Mingling the latest western wardrobe with the alluring traditional designs; With Jaipuri block prints, exclusive designer pieces for modern brides, trendy western wear, fine original and artificial jewellery, footwear and fashion accessories, mesmerizing home décor and so much more, this exhibition is going to prove itself as the most happening lifestyle collection of the year.
 

  • Whimsical Workshops

You can look forward to some worthwhile fashion and lifestyle-related tips and discussions at an indulging workshop on being organized by Deepshikha Deshmukh, the dynamic entrepreneur who is also the owner of organic cosmetic brand Love Organically. The other Fun and Detox workshop is being conducted by Deepika Bhansali on Fluid Art and Zentangle Art.

  • Live Music

To add a musical edge to the event, a live band is going to perform and light up the evenings with its magical notes. Moreover, a constant musical arrangement at the event promises a happy mood and happy shopping to you!

  • Lit Fashion Show

To set the stage on fire a lit fashion show is also going to take place at the Golden Thredz exhibition! The fashion show is being directed by the famous Ketan Bhatia and would be anchored by none other than renowned celebrity casting director and anchor Imam A Siddhiqui!

  • Food and Bar

Finally for the fashionistas who are true foodies at heart! An array of unique, healthy and tasty snacks, main course and dessert stalls will be put up so that you need not go anywhere else when the stomach growls!

So what are you waiting for Pinkcity? Just grab your basics and paint this exhibition pink with your love for fashion and lifestyle! Bring yourself to witness an astonishing range of products that Golden Thredz- A Premium Lifestyle Exhibition has to offer!

Dates: 23rd and 24th November’ 2018

Venue: The Diggi Palace, Jaipur

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