>> Pushkar Excursions
Pushkar excursion tour is incomplete without a visit to the holy city
of Ajmer. Situated just 14 km from the city of Pushkar, Ajmer houses
the Dargah (tomb) of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chisti. It
is a placed revered by both Hindus as well as Muslims. Apart from
that, Ajmer is known for its Ana Sagar Lake, Nasiyan Temple, and the
Adhai Din ka Jhonpra.
One of the well-known Pushkar excursions is Kuchaman. Kuchaman is
mainly known for the magnificent Kuchaman fort. Built by the Gujjar
Pratihara dynasty, the fort houses the Meera Mahal where you can get
a peek into the life of Meera Bai through the miniature paintings.
There is also a Lok Dev Temple, comprising some fascinating paintings
of Lok Devtas such as Sant Tejaji, Sant Gogaji, Baba Ram Dev, Sant
Kesaria Kanwarji, Sant Ravi Das, Sant Kabir, Guru Nanak, Khawaja Moin-ud-din
Ruled by Rathores, the city of Kishangarh is mainly known for its
miniature paintings. Kishangarh got renowned as one of the finest
schools of miniatures paintings in the 18th century. Under the patronage
of Savant Singh, this particular art form reached its heights. It
is said that Savant Singh portrayed as Krishna, with Bani Thani (his
mistress) modeling as Radha, for the purpose of the paintings. Apart
from the paintings, Kishangarh is also regarded as a rich store of
Constructed by Maharaja Roop Singh of Kishangarh in 1648, Roopangarh
fort has now been partly converted into a heritage hotel. Beautiful
architecture and age-old traditions surround the Roopangarh fort.
Its medieval stone granaries, royal armories, jails and formidable
battlements leave you yearning for more.