Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan established Ajmer as a seat of Chauhan power in the 7th century A.D. Historic Ajmer draws tourists and pilgrims from all over India, as it is an important center of Hindu and Muslim pilgrimage. Located on the banks of the Ana Sagar Lake, Ajmer is a desert oasis cloaked in soothing greens. Known for the Dargah of Garib Nawaz, Ajmer is a popular tour destination that showcases the glorious Rajasthan culture. Ajmer is a potpourri of delightful cultures imbibed from the Chauhans, Mughals and the Scindhia rulers.
Known as Ajayameru or Merwara in the ancient times Ajmer reflects all that is pious and glamorous about Rajasthan, India. Ajmer has an important place in the history of Rajasthan as it was considered to be a strategically and politically important state in the ancient times. Located at a distance of 130 kilometers towards the south of Jaipur, Ajmer lies on the foot of the legendary Nag Pahari. Flanked by the craggy Aravallis, Ajmer creates picture perfect desert vistas. See an interesting fusion of Sufi traditions with Hindu culture on your Ajmer tours with Indian Horizons. Shop for ethnic crafts that are created by skilled local artisans.
Distance From Jaipur – 131 km.
In Summer: 45 C (Max) - 25 C (Min)
In winter: 18 C (Max) - 4C (Min)
Rainy Season: July to Mid Sept, and very humid (up to 90%)
Ideal Time to Visit: Oct to March