Places to Visit Rajasthan

  • With a call of �Padhaaro Mahare Desh�, the ever-welcoming state of Rajasthan has become a favourite among all kinds of travellers- backpackers, honeymooners, wild-life lovers and just about anyone interested in witnessing a refreshing mix of old and the new.

    Rajasthan�s mesmerising beauty is hard to resist and the days you spend exploring its depths with be forever etched in your memory.� There is not one but several interesting places to visit in Rajasthan.

    A stay in white tents, surrounded by cool brown sand-dunes and a tickling Camel Safari, followed by a puppet show and bon-fire under the pristine night sky- Jaisalmer has all this to offer and more. This part of Rajasthan, known for ancient Havelis, hosts the Desert Festival, every year in the months of January and February which makes up for a delightful atmosphere that you wouldn�t want to miss.

    The capital city Jaipur, known as the Pink City, boasts of various attractions like the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort. It is also a shopper�s paradise. Jodhpur is next in line with the luxurious Umaid Bhawan Palace and the Mehrangarh Fort, from where you can see the entire cityscape bathed in cool shades of blue.

    Baories or step walls in the town of Bundi are architectural marvels which earlier were water storage areas and have now become a must see because of the structure�s sheer ingenuity and beautiful patterns. Junagrh and Lalgarh Forts in Bikaner are some other locations which should factor in your itinerary.

    The rich cultural fabric of Rajasthan is intricately connected to the abundant wildlife. Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur District, is a tiger reserve and is home to leopards, sambars, gaur, and crocodiles. This park, spread over an area of 392 sq. km., also houses the Ranthambore Fort and you may visit here anytime between October and June.

    Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur is a heaven for bird lovers and this UNESCO World Heritage Site shelters more than 380 species of birds along with various mammals. In Alwar, Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is a natural respite you ought to visit.

    The state has forever been an abode of art and history and this comes alive in the various fairs and festivals like the Nagaur Fair, Pushkar Fair, Mewar Festival and the Gangaur Festival, which are some out of the many events unique to Rajasthan.

    The pleasant months between October and March are the ideal time to visit Rajasthan and here is why winter is the perfect time for a desert getaway.

    You can have an amazing experience if you use the assistance and guidance proffered by the Rajasthan Tourism Guide to explore the many places to visit in Rajasthan.

    Summary: The colourful land of Rajasthan is a cultural paradise and it has many places to visit. Its panoramic sand dunes and palatial wonders have turned this city of kings into a natural choice for vacationers all over the globe.