The Aaram Baagh derived from "Garden of Rest" or "Pleasure Garden", which was associated with former Maharajas or Royal Families in the gist that it was used for relaxing and keeping off from Royal duties by the former Rajas and Maharajas with their Maharanis during the princely era. At times to keep off from royal duties, the erstwhile Maharajas along with their Ranis use to visit outskirts of the town to spend time alone in a peaceful place for relaxation, recreation and enjoyment, which was said to be Aaram Baagh. In the Aaram Baagh, the bygone era royal families use to relish natural beauties, beautiful surroundings, thrilling view of lush green garden, sun rise & sun set in royal comfort. With this back drop Pachar group has come up with Aaram Baagh in Pushkar.
Pachar Group offers the guests, who prefer to bask in the royal charm of Indian Maharajas and Maharani's, which not only symbolize comfort and luxury but also reflects upon Royal Style of living. Though times have changed and winds have shifted Aaram Baagh Pushkar brings royal style, the kind only the Maharajas and Maharanis of yesteryears could have relished and enjoyed.
Aaram Baagh Pushkar is situated in the foothills of the Aravali hills near Goddess Savitri Temple at a height of 100 feet above the rest of the surroundings & provides 360 deg. of panoramic view of mountains, sand dunes, and lush green valleys covered with regional vegetation. It is located on the out skirts of town in a pollution free & eco friendly environment.
The scenic view of Aaram Baagh Pushkar changes every hour from dawn to dusk and the wonderful clear celestial starry night makes one feel nearer to heaven. The luxurious suites are an amalgamation of personal house, luxury lodge and tent erected in sand dunes.
India is famous for its places of pilgrimage normally called "Tirth" in Local parlance Pushkar heads the religious itinerary and is called "Tirthraj" meaning king of all Religious places. As per Hindu mythology Lord Brahma "the Creator" wanted to perform a yagna and to decide the most auspicious place a Swan was released with a lotus flower in its mouth, the place the flower was dropped and The same was earmarked for yagna named Pushkar, which now has a lake with 5 famous temples and 52 Ghats (Bathing Places).
Pushkar is a sacred place for Hindus, situated 11 kms. to the North-West of Ajmer. The charm of this sleepy, lakeside settlement so captivated the great Indian poet, Kalidas, that it found a place in his classic, Abhigyan Sakuntalam. Pushkar is one of five important pilgrimage centers of Hindus, where a lake sprung into being. Brahma is supposed to have performed yagna at this lake on Kartik Purnima (the full moon day of the Kartik - (November) month, hallowing the place. Sacred to Brahma, Pushkar boasts of its temple dedicated to him, which is the only one of its kind in the world.
The annual Pushkar Fair is an experience that will make for a magical and an unforgettable sojourn to Rajasthan. Every year thousands of devotees throng the lake around the full moon day of Kartik Purnima in October-November to take a holy dip in the lake. Besides this there is the attraction of a cattle fair which is organized by Tourism Department (Govt. of Rajasthan) wherein hundreds of villagers bring their horses, camels, bulls, cows etc. for sell and buy. In this fair the rural people also participate along with foreign tourists in various games and other activities like tug of war , races of animals etc.
The Annual pushkar fair becomes a hub of cultural activity, where people of all castes wearing their traditional dresses come from all over Rajasthan to enjoy and take part in this holy fair.