Pushkar Camel Fair and festival in Rajasthan India

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An amazing number of fifty thousand camels assemble on the small desert town of Pushkar, Rajasthan for the Pushkar Camel Fair or mela. For five days the camels participate in colorful dressing up, parade, shaving, entering the beauty contests, racing and also tradition. 

It is an immense chance to eyewitness an old, traditional style Indian festival. The Pushkar Fair has two portions the camel trading and religious rituals. The camel trading, which is the major appeal for tourists, takes place near the beginning of the festival after which the main focus changes as pilgrims take in the holy dip in the lake.

In 2016, the Pushkar Fair dates are November 8 to 14
2017 Pushkar Fair start on Saturday, 28 October to Saturday, 4 November
2018 from16 to 23 November
2019 from 6 to 12 November
2019 from 23 to 30 November

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