Travel to Ajmer

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Ajmer Tourism

Ajmer is a holy city revered by every religion. Wrapped in green-carpeted hills, the city is dotted with old monuments. The British chose it as a venue of the prestigious Mayo College where the sons and daughters of Indian nobles used to study.

Wake up with the sound of the resonance of the azaan at the outset of the dawn. Pay homage to the holy Dargah. The architecture of the mosque would charm you with its delicate carvings and detailed trelliswork. Pushkar, lying just beside, gives you another reason to travel to Ajmer.

How to Reach Ajmer

By Air

The nearest airports to Ajmer are the Jaipur International Airport and the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. The Jaipur International Airport is located at distance of about 135 km from the city and the Indira Gandhi International Airport is situated at a distance of 350 km. There are many airlines that operate flights to and from these cities almost daily. Some of the important flights to Jaipur and Delhi are; Indigo, Kingfisher Red, Jetlite, Go Air, Kingfisher Airlines, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Paramount Airways.

By Train

Ajmer also shares a strong railway network with most of the Indian cities and towns. Most of the trains traveling to and from Ajmer halt at Ajmer Junction Railway Station. This railway station lies on the Mumbai Delhi railway line. Some of the trains that travel frequently to Ajmer are; Adi Sj Rajdhani, Ajmer Shatabdi Sp, Ashram Express, Ala Hazrat Exp etc.

By Road

Ajmer also shares an excellent road network with cities like Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Chenna. There are numerous state owned and private buses that ply to and from Ajmer regularly. The most important bus stand near Delhi is the Inter State Bus Terminal.

Distance to Ajmer
  • From Delhi : 389 KM
  • From Jaipur : 131 KM
  • From Jodhpur : 200 KM
  • From Chennai : 1978 KM
  • From Bangalore : 1944 KM
  • From Chandigarh : 627 KM
  • From Hyderabad : 1382 KM
Ajmer Distance Chart

Shopping in Ajmer

Shopping in Ajmer is an enjoyable experience. Ajmer is known for antiques, curios, fascinating gold and silver jewelry in contemporary designs, bandhini (colorful tie-and-dye sarees) and embroidered jodhpuri 'Jutis' (shoes). Ittar, a special form of local perfume is sold in small and large packs all over Ajmer and is a specialty that one can carry home form Ajmer.

The annual Urs Fair is the time one can buy the colorful creations of traditional folk artisans of Ajmer.

Colorful clothes and products from Tilonia village and miniature paintings from Kishangarh and a range of wood crafted products are available during the festival.

The annual Ajaymeru Udyog Crafts Mela in Ajmer is another time when you can buy typical and popular items of Rajasthan like brass utensils, bangles, woodcrafts, silver souvenirs, leather belts, hand embroidered cloth bags and unlimited home decor items.

Places to Visit in Ajmer

  • Anasagar Lake
  • Soniji Ki Nasiyan
  • Lake Foy Sagar
  • Dargah Sharif

Last Updated on : 03/09/2013