The land of kings – Rajasthan apart from gifting India with an “Indian Sahara Desert” is also a renowned tourist spot. Rajasthan has architecture, art and princely culture to offer to its tourists. While in Rajasthan, these are few must-visit places you definitely don’t want to miss:
1. The Amber Fort in the Pink City
Located on a high hill, Amber fort is one of the most sought after attractions in the Jaipur. Overlooking Maota Lake, the fort is known for its brilliant art works that reflect Hindu style elements. The entire fort area has so much art to appreciate that it is impossible to walk away without admiring each wall, pillar and door. A visit to this fort will take you back to the time of emperors and kingdoms.
Go on a well organised, exciting and beautiful tour through this marvellous city: Jaipur Pink City Experience
2. Jantar Mantar Observatory
This observatory is a standing tribute to the brilliance of our Vedas. The observatory is a collection of architectural instruments of astronomy. It is a hub for astronomy lovers, Vedic students since it is called the most representative work reflecting Vedic astronomy. Along with enjoying artistic beauty one might as well take a look into our highly regarded Vedas.
3. Ranthambore National Park
The Ranthambore National Park is very different from the rest of parks in India. This land has been the battle ground for many wars that were valiantly fought. Also, you sighting a tiger in his natural habitat is more likely to happen in this park. What surrounds this park is the century old Ranthambore fort, ruins of this fort still exist as a memento to the wars fought.
Immerse yourself in nature and see the park’s abundant tiger population along with numerous other species of wild animals and native flora: Ranthambore National Park 3D/2N
4. Pushkar Camel Fair
A huge festival in Rajasthan the camel fair is not just a trading ground for buying and selling camels. There are competitions and sporting events that take place during this fair. A whooping 50000 camels and 2,00,000 people attend this fair. It is not every day that you get to ride a camel, attend a dance and race competition with camels.
Experience the Rajasthan desert on a camel: local villages, Ajaypal Temple, sunset over sand dunes, and sleeping under the stars: Rajasthan Camel Safari 3D/2N
5. The Jaisalmer Fort
The fort is a like a sand castle arising from the plains of the desert. Inside it are shops exhibiting bright embroideries that you should shop. With the Royal palace and old city lanes are waiting to be explored, the golden city carved in sandstone will leave you breathless.
Discover the city on an incredible Hop-on Hop-off Pass and visit Delhi, Agra, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner.. at your own pace: Rajasthan Ways (from New Delhi)
6. Visit Bundi Town
A town painted in blue, Bundi is a beautiful town of Brahmin houses, various temples and picturesque palaces. A walk through this beautiful town is a must for any Rajasthan visitors. With no choking crowds and polluted vehicles, a walk through these lanes will help you blend in the street culture of the city. It would be a refreshing break form all those palace experiences.
7. Govind Dev Ji Temple
Flanked by the Chandra Mahal and Badal Mahal, the temple is known for its famous deity of Radha Krishna. Folk tales around here say the king Sawai Jai Singh was given instructions through his dream on how to build the temple. Nevertheless, the immaculate statue is widely appreciated by its visitors. So while in Rajasthan, you don’t want to miss an opportunity of worshipping the charming prince of Vrindavan.
No list of Rajasthan is complete without including the magnificent city of Udaipur. Udaipur is known by various names – ‘Venice of India’, ‘The Romantic City of India’, ‘the city of Lakes’ etc. Udaipur is like a highly satisfying meal. There is art, culture, history, palaces, luxury hotels and a lot of beautiful lakes. The palaces overlooking the vast lakes is a sight one must witness, especially at night when the entire palace lights up. Most of the palaces are now converted to luxury hotels, fortunately the hotels haven’t dwindled a lot with the glory of the palace. In fact some of them are so brilliantly maintained, it is more like living a royal life while being there.
Enjoy a peaceful boat ride on Lake Pichola as you watch the sun set onto the city’s marble façades, with beautiful views of the mountains: Udaipur Lake Pichola Sunset Boat Ride
Go to Rajasthan to live the life of an artist, a king, a warrior, an astrologer… and simply like a Rajasthani. Enjoy their so appreciated hospitality, the lovely food and don’t miss out the mind blowing attractions that Rajasthan has to offer to each one of you.