From 15 – 23 November tens of thousands of camels and their owners will descend on the Thar desert around Pushkar in Rajasthan, India. Once the requisite trading is over, the real fun begins including camel racing, bazaars, musicians, magicians, a Camel Beauty Contest and plenty of tasty curries to tuck into.


Read our review of the Pushkar Camel Fair 2018.


A 14-day Rural Rajasthan trip – visiting Delhi, Agra, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaipur as well as offbeat, rural Rajasthan – costs from £1,480 pp (two sharing) including B&B, transfers, excursions and the services of a local guide. Flights extra.


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