Travel to Ajmer

Ajmer is a holy city venerated by every religion. Wrapped in green-covered hill, the city is dabbed with old landmarks. The British picked it as a venue of the prestigious Mayo College where the sons and daughters of Indian nobles used to study.
Travel to Ajmer


Wake up with the sound of the reverberation of the azaan at the outset of the dawn. Pay respect to the sacred Dargah. The building design of the mosque would enchant you with its sensitive carvings and detailed trelliswork. Pushkar, lying just adjacent to, provides for you an alternate motivation to go 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

Places to Visit in Ajmer

The tourist attractions in Ajmer are the pilgrimage sites. Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage center for the Hindus as well as Muslims. It houses the Dargah or tomb of the 13th century Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, which is equally revered by the Hindus and Muslims.Ajmer is also the base for visiting Pushkar, about 11 km. from Ajmer, the abode of Lord Brahma, lying to its west with a temple and a picturesque lake.

The Dargah of Khawaja Saheb
The Dargah of Khawaja Saheb or Khawaja Sharif is at the foot of a barren hill. The shrine is next only to Mecca and Medina for the Muslims of South Asia. It is said that Akbar used to make a pilgrimage to the Dargah from Agra once a year.
The Dargah of Khawaja Saheb

The saint's tomb with a splendid marble dome is in the center of the second courtyard, which is surrounded by a silver platform. There is another mosque in the courtyard built by Shahjahan, the most marvelous of all the sanctums within the sanctuary of the Dargah.

Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra
Adhai-din-ka-jhonpra is a remarkable structure, a masterpiece of Indo-Islamic architecture located on the outskirts, of the city, just beyond the Dargah. As the legend goes, its construction took two and a half days (Adhai-Din) to complete.
Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra

It was originally a Sanskrit college, built within a temple. In 1193 A.D. Mohhamed Ghauri conquered Ajmer and converted the building into a mosque by adding a seven arched wall in front of the pillared hall in just two-and-half days (adhai-din) and hence the name.

Nasiyan Temple
Ajmer also has a Jain Temple, Nasiyan Temple in red color built in 1865.

Nasiyan Temple
The wooden gilt in the double storeyed hall exhibits images from the Jain mythology, describing the ancient Jain concepts.

Lakes in Ajmer
Ajmer is blessed with lakes - Ana Sagar Lake, built between 1135-1150 AD by damming the river Luni.
Ana Sagar Lake

This artificial lake is bounded by hills and on its bank is a beautiful park - the Dault Bagh, making this place one fine spot for strolling in the morning and evening. Foy Sagar is just 5 kms from the town and 3 kms further up the valley from Ana Sagar Lake.

Forts in Ajmer
Built during a famine relief programme it is named after the engineer responsible for its construction, the picturesque lake offers spectacular views form the hill.
Taragarh Fort

Ajmer has a fort, Taragarh Fort, a steep one and a half hour climb beyond the Adhai-din-ka-jhopra, which leads to the ruins of the Taragarh Fort, perched on a hill. One can have an excellent view of the city from here.

Museums in Ajmer
The fort was the site of the military activity during the Mughal period, later used as a sanatorium by the British Constructed by Akbar in 1570, the Royal palace of Akbar in red sandstone was converted into a Government Museum and today it houses a rich collection of Mughal and Rajput armory.
Government Museum Ajmer

Very close to the main post office, the museum displays some of the fine and delicate sculptures of the region, from 8th century AD, which include - old weapons, miniature paintings, ancient rock inscriptions and stone sculptures.

Tourist Destinations Near Ajmer

Pushkar
One can make excursions from Ajmer to the neighboring town of Pushkar known for the annual Pushkar Fair. Pushkar becomes a bustling and colorful fairground in the month of Kartik (October-November) when the annual Pushkar Fair is held. Hindu pilgrims come for the holy dip in Pushkar Lake, which is considered most on Kartik Poornima.The highlight of the fair is the Camel Fair, the trading of camels.

Pushkar Fair
Camels are bought, sold, decked up and paraded on the sand dunes, presenting a picturesque sight. The camel, horse and donkey races are events that draw huge attendance. The Pushkar Fair also brings together a large number of villagers from different parts of the state who display their traditional ware and also making the evenings colorful and festive with music and dance.

There are about 400 temples in Pushkar famous as a spiritual tourist attraction, of which the most famous is the Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Mandir.It is said to be the only temple in the world dedicated to Brahma.
Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Mandir

Then there is the Savitri Temple overlooking the Pushkar Lake, the Varah temple, the Mahadeva Temple and the Ramvaikunth Temple. There are many ghats, which run down to the Holy Pushkar Lake whose waters are famed to wash the sins of a lifetime.

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.
Shopping in 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.

Hotels in Ajmer

Budget Hotels

  • Bijay Niwas Palace
    Address : Model Farm, Bijaynagar
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305624
    Phone No. : 9414004042
    Email ID : bijayniwaspalace@yahoo.com
    Website : www.bijayniwaspalace.com
    Rooms in Hotel : 20
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 15000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 6000
  • Hotel Chitvan
    Address : Jaipur Road, Near Akashwani
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305023
    Phone No. : 0145-2300300
    Email ID : sales@hotelchitvan.com
    Website : www.hotelchitvan.com
    Rooms in Hotel : 20
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 9000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 3000
  • Regal Hotel
    Address : Opposite Gurudwara, Dargah Road, Gunj
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2421867, 2424058, 9829079192, 9929803818
    Website : www.hotelregalajmer.com
    Type : Budget
    Rooms in Hotel : 70
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 600
  • Hotel Shankar Palace
    Address : Opposite City Power House, Jaipur Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 9352000148
    Fax No. : 0145-2433125
    Email ID : hotelshankarpalace@yahoo.co.in
    Website : www.hotelshankarpalace.com
    Type : Budget
    Rooms in Hotel : 40
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1700
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 900
  • The Merwara Palace
    Address : Daulat Bagh
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2631471, 9001123333
    Email ID : director@themerwarapalace.com
    Website : www.themerwarapalace.com
    Rooms in Hotel : 65
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 10000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2800
  • Hotel Siddharth
    Address : City Power House, Jaipur Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2620764
    Type : Budget
    Rooms in Hotel : 27
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1000
  • Samrat Hotel
    Address : Kutchery Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2621805, 2620266
    Email ID : arpitbindal2008@gmail.com
    Website : www.hotelsamratajmer.com
    Type : Budget
    Rooms in Hotel : 22
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 500
  • Malwa Hotel
    Address : Jaipur Road, Near Bhinai House, Jaipur Road
    City : ajmer
    State : rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2432343, 9829473220
    Type : Budget
    Rooms in Hotel : 27
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 900

2 Star Hotels

  • Hotel Regency
    Address : 6/435, Outside Delhi Gate
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2620296, 2622439
    Fax No. : 0145-2791434
    Email ID : ajmer@hotelregency.in
    Website : www.hotelregency.in
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 28
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2200
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 900
  • Hotel Kanak Sagar
    Address : Bhainsa Complex Prathvi Raj Marg
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2421427, 9414003427
    Fax No. : kanaksagar@yahoo.com
    Email ID : kanaksagar@yahoo.in
    Website : www.hotelkanaksagar.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 18
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2700
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1300
  • Hotel Prithviraj Ajmer
    Address : Opposite Patel Stadium, Jaipur Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-3290310, 2432297
    Email ID : hotelprithviraj@yahoo.co.in
    Website : www.ajmer-hotelprithviraj.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 32
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 3700
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1000
  • Hotel Sobhraj Hotel
    Address : Hotel Sobhraj, Hotel In Ajmer Dargah Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2427096, 2620222, 9887026631, 9414003996
    Email ID : hotelsobhrajajmer@gmail.com 
    Website : www.hotelsobhraj.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 32
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 4800
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1000
  • The Ambassador
    Address : Nagina Bagh, Ashok Marg
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2425095, 2428479
    Email ID : ambassadorhotelajmer@yahoo.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 27
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 5500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2500
  • Hotel Neelam Palace
    Address : Diggi Chowk, Amarpura
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305819
    Phone No. : 9269133300, 0145-2633300
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 40
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1000
  • Hotel Sahil
    Address : Near Dargah Sharif, Delhi Gate
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2632511, 2632995
    Email ID : hotelsahilajmer@yahoo.co.in
    Website : www.hotelsahilajmer.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 30
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 3500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1000
  • Hotel Omni Palace
    Address : 238/3, Omni House, Jaipur Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305404
    Phone No. : 0145-2428503
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 44
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2600
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1600
  • Hotel Mittal Paradise
    Address : Dhan Mandi, Dargah Bazar
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 9414004701, 9414220221
    Email ID : info@hotelmittalparadise.com
    Website : www.hotelmittalparadise.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 17
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2200
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1100
  • Hotel Mittal Inn
    Address : Near Satyanarayan Temple, Lakhan Kothri, Dargah Bazar
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2626221, 2627701
    Email ID : info@hotelmittalparadise.com
    Website : www.hotelmittalparadise.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 24
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2200
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1100
  • Hotel Oasis
    Address : Near Ajmer Bus Stand, Pushkar
    City : ajmer
    State : rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305022
    Phone No. : 0145-2772100
    Email ID : info@pushkarhoteloasis.com
    Website : www.pushkarhoteloasis.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 35
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 3000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 500

3 Star Hotels

  • Mansingh Palace
    Address : Vaishali Nagar
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2425702, 2425855, 2425956
    Fax No. : 0145-2425858
    Email ID : sales.ajmer@mansinghhotels.com
    Website : www.mansinghhotels.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 60
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 9000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 4600
  • The Royal Melange Hotel
    Address : Opposite City Power House Near Mehra Building, Jaipur Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2630146, 09828323156
    Email ID : melange@theroyalmelange.com
    Website : www.theroyalmelange.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 24
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 6000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 3000
  • Hotel Embassy
    Address : Opposite City Powerhouse, Jaipur Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2425519, 2623859, 2628591
    Fax No. : 0145-2630888
    Email ID : reservation@ajmerhotelembassy.com
    Website : www.ajmerhotelembassy.com
    Type : 3 star
    Rooms in Hotel : 31
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 3500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1500
  • Data Inn Hotel
    Address : Shri Nagar Road
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2625774-6, 9587973066
    Email ID : hoteldatainn@gmail.com
    Type : 3 star
    Rooms in Hotel : 20
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 5000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1500
  • Hotel Vega Inn
    Address : Suchana Kendra Circle, Near Patel Stadium
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-2632644, 2632355
    Email ID : reservation@hotelvegainn.com
    Website : www.hotelvegainn.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 18
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 4000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2500

4 Star Hotels

  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
    Address : NH 8, Kishangarh Road, Gegal
    City : Ajmer
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 305001
    Phone No. : 0145-6623456
    Fax No. : 0145-6623466
    Email ID : fo@cisajmer.in
    Website : www.countryinns.com
    Type : 4 star
    Rooms in Hotel : 70
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 10000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 5000
 Ajmer Tourist Map
Ajmer Tourist Map