Intriguing mix of culture and distinguished tradition at Rajasthan makes a perfect introduction of its royal heritage. Even today it is remembered for preserving its old beauty which is not affected by the transition from the ancient to the modern. This Indian state well known for its customary practises, is also famous for its festivities throughout the year. Entire land is merged in the vibrancy of festivals where each festival reminds of its previous glory. Though every season brings along an occasion of celebration but Pushkar Mela around November to December is the most awaited one.
As per the Hindu mythology, Pushkar Mela is celebrated from Kartik ekadashi to Kartika Poornima where full moon day is the special one. The gala event is the center of attraction for tourists as well as locales throughout as it showcases the largest trading of camels and livestocks. It's an annual five-day camel fair where men are found flaunting their long moustaches and women are all in their dazzling attires. The fest also upholds many competition namely 'matka phod', 'long moustache' and 'bridal competition', which are highlights of this festivity. It's a grand occasion for many camel traders and racers where over 25,000 camels are traded each year. In recent years this event has impressed many admirers around the globe and drove many tourists crazy in its show. Last but not the least visitors can find enough source of entertainment for themselves.