The state of Rajasthan is popular for its culture, forts, palaces, and food. With several places to go about, it becomes difficult to travel the state in limited days. Thus, it is essential to decide the places to visit during Rajasthan tours.
Body: Rajasthan is the land of vibrant mélange of spectacular forts, astounding palaces, mouth savoring delicacies, and welcoming people. The forts and places narrate the legends of glory through their architecture. Traveling to Rajasthan is like traveling to a different universe. There are music, art, and dance in the air of the state and no tourist can resist it.
Tourists include selected places to visit in their Rajasthan Tour Packages. Some of the places they consider visiting are:
Also known as The Golden City for its sun-soaked sand dunes, Jaisalmer is close to Pakistan border. The prominent landmark of the city is Jaisalmer Fort which is also known as Sonar Qila. The fort is not a mere tourist spot but a hub for various shops, hotels, and ancient havelis. The city hosts annual Desert Festival in January-February.
Popularly known as Pink City, the city is the capital of Rajasthan. The modern city is one of the three corners of the golden triangle that includes Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. The city is home to several forts like Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort and various sites like Garh Ganesh Temple, City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, and Laxmi Narayan Temple.
Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state and is popularly known as Blue City. Once the center of power for Mewar state, the city now has a number of forts, palaces, and temples that leave the tourists awestruck. Some of the popular tourist attractions in the city include Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Mandore Gardens, the Kalyana Lake, Sardar Samand Lake and Masuria Hills.
Popular for Dargah Sharif, the shrine of Sufi Saint Mouinuddin Chishti, the city was once an epicenter of the Chauhan Dynasty. The city is surrounded by Aravalli Range and Naag Parthar Range that protect it from Thar desert. Besides Dargah Sharif, it has other sites like Anasagar Lake, Daulat Bagh, Soniji ki Nasiyan, Nareli Jain Temple and more.
The City of Lakes is popular for its tourist attractions like Lake Palace, City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Udai Sagar Lake, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Lake Pichola and many other sites. The city is also known as Venice of East. It looks exceptional in winters and people visit it for its glorious history and mesmerizing landscape.
Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India and is to the northwest of Ajmer. The city is a popular Hindu Pilgrim site for the only temple dedicated to Brahma in the world and Pushkar Lake. It hosts the annual Camel Fair.
The city homes several temples, forts, and palaces like Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Karni Mata Temple, Laxmi Niwas Palace and more. It is popular for the annual Bikaner Camel Festival which is organized in January-February.
The city narrates the glory of Rajputana and the valor of its queens. Its landmark site is Chittorgarh Fort famous for its gallantry. The city has other sites like Kalika Mata Temple, Fateh Prakash Palace, Rani Padmini’s Palace, Kumbhaswamini Temple and more.
The tour of these cities offers summarized Rajasthan Tour and depicts the culture of the state.