Ajmer excursions consist of some of the finest places near the city. Excursions around Ajmer, Rajasthan are a must see for those visiting the city. Some of the famous places to visit around Ajmer are:
One of the chief and significant pilgrimages of the Hindus, Pushkar, lies 11 km from Ajmer. The city of Pushkar is home to the only temple of Lord Brahma (the Creator of the World) in India. Legend has it that Pushkar is the abode of Lord Brahma. It is believed that the scenic lake of Pushkar Lake was created when a lotus fell from the hands of Brahma in the city of Pushkar. A dip in the holy waters of the lake on Kartik Poornima is believed to be equal to performing yagnas for several hundred years.
Foy Sagar Lake
Located 5 km from the city of Ajmer is the Foy Sagar Lake. It is a picturesque artificial lake named after the engineer Foy who developed it under a famine relief project.
Roopangarh Fort in Rajasthan Kishangarh
Situated 27 km from Ajmer is the city of Kishangarh. This city was founded by a Kishan Singh, a Rathore prince. The city houses one of the most famous schools of miniature paintings. In the present times, the city is regarded as a rich storehouse of marbles and textiles. Other main attractions of Kishangarh are its Fort and the magnificent Phool Mahal.
Maharaja Roop Singh of Kishangarh constructed the Roopangarh fort in the year 1648, mainly for security reasons. The fort is situated near the city of Kishangarh. The main attractions of the fort consist of its medieval stone granaries, royal armories, jails and daunting battlements. The fort has now been converted into a heritage hotel.