Pushkar Camel Fair is a unique traditional Indian festival held in the holy Pushkar town of Rajasthan every year. Adorning the desert land of Rajasthan with astonishing awe inspired by the charm of thousands of camels and horses which are brought here for trading during this festival. The spectacular sight and feel of this camel fair is matchless and is one of its kinds in the entire world. Initially started with an aim to let the camel traders have good business during the holy month of Kartik Purnima festival, this fair has caught attraction of tourists from world over. Pushkar camel fair is truly an ensemble displaying different cultural aspects of this desert state of Rajasthan. A perfect feast for eyes, it has a magical charm pulling travellers photographer’s towards it's "once in the lifetime" experience.
The tour will be Led by T Narayan. This tour will shape the way you look through the lens as well as how you look at your photographs. Travel with Photo Routes to some of their favourite spots during Pushkar Camel Fair and learn everything from how to capture the expanse of a landscape to photographing the smallest detail. Work in the field with Photo Routes and learn the finer points of maximizing early morning and late afternoon light. We will spend most of the daylight hours photographing in the field, and schedule photo critiques in the evening after dark.
Day 1 :
Assemble by late afternoon at the RTDC Heritage Sarovar Hotel lobby in Pushkar. Check in to respective rooms after refreshing- explore the Pushkar town with T. Narayan
Early wake up by 5.30 am leave for the fair to capture in first light of dawn.
Back to Hotel for Breakfast and leave after some rest.
Witness and experience the numerous rural camel and cattle owners flock Pushkar for horse dealing, pilgrimage, livestock trading and a distinctive spiritual experience. The whole town transforms itself into a colourfully and culturally rich land with musicians, folk dancers, herders, nomads, farmers, comedians, devotees, saints, acrobats and tourists. Apart from shopping of Rajasthan specialities, acrobatics, horse races and Marwari folk dance, for rest of the day till late evening.
Review of days work at the Hotel after dinner.
Early morning walk inside this intensely captivating and colourful fair and witness the exciting events and experience the vibrancy of the fair as for photographers its an unparallel photography experience. Breakfast and lunch break on field, and back to Hotel by evening.
Review of days work at the Hotel after dinner..
Another round of early morning walk inside the fair and interact with some of the camel owners and back to Hotel, check out by noon to there respective destinations.
Cost of Tour on request
The price includes:
Star accommodations on Twin sharing Basis Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Comfortable Transportation 4×4 transportation where needed Fee for the Guide and local help Water light refreshment
Health and travel insurance
Beverages alcoholic or non alcoholic
Also not included: extra costs due to unanticipated changes in your itinerary for reasons beyond our control.
*Prices & Itinerary are approximate (Prices, flow/sequence of itinerary or daily events are approximate) and subject to change.
* Right of admission Reserved