If you’re interested in Pushkar’s temple architecture and would like to explore the main shrines in peace, October is a great option. This is when the tourist crowd hasn’t landed up and the Brahma Temple, Varaha and Atmateshwar Temple can be checked out at a leisurely pace. The average temperature in the early 30s (°C), making the weather agreeable for the non-fussy traveller.
Curious travellers descend in groves during the month of November because of the world-famous Pushkar Camel Fair. Easily Rajasthan’s biggest cultural extravaganza, the Pushkar Fair actually begins as a trading meet for Rajasthanis selling and buying domestic animals. Besides that, the fair is a cultural showcase that includes folk performances, camel beauty pageants, traditional puppeteers, snake charmers, and much more. Pushkar Mela, as the locals call it, is a treat for those visiting Rajasthan for the first time. Because of this fair, November is the best time to visit Pushkar. The daytime temperature averages at around 28°C, while the nights are cooler at 12°C (median).
December is peak tourist season in Rajasthan and Pushkar receives its fair share of travellers during the last month of the year. The good thing is that most tourists prefer the popular destinations of Rajasthan, and one can explore Pushkar minus the touristy hustle and bustle.
January to March is perfect for the quiet traveller in Pushkar. You can visit all the major temples without too much hassle and you can even get good rates at various hotels that dot this little town.