Rajasthan is the land rich with heritage, culture, beauty and historic structures. Starting from the hill forts of Rajasthan to the mighty desert of Thar, every part of Rajasthan is unique and wonderful. This state is the largest in India, covering 10% of Indian landmass. Rajasthan hosts numerous art works, architectural marvels, historic sites, natural beauty, wildlife wealth and much. Among the diverse ecosystems and cultures of India, Rajasthan is an iconic one.
Here are the top five attractions of Rajasthan, which you should not miss during your visit to Rajasthan.
Jaipur is the capital of the state. It was a planned city, built in 18th century. It is named as the Pink City of India, because of the common pink colored monuments. The city is famous for its forts, temples, monuments, museums, gardens, cuisine, culture and natural beauty. It is also the land of shopping. You can also explore Jaipur with Golden Triangle tour in which you can also get a chance to explore Land of Mughal – Agra and Capital City of India – Delhi.
Top places to visit in Jaipur
City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall museum, Birla temple, Galtaji, Nahargarh Fort, Govind Dev ji Temple and others.
Jaipur is Famous for
Heritage sites, shopping, cuisine and culture
Attractions close to Jaipur
Ajmer, Pushkar, Sawai Madhopur and others.
The city of lake, Udaipur is acknowledged as the Venice of East. It is the land of romance and beauty. In the past, the kings of the land built many palaces in Udaipur, for the sole purpose of enjoying a relaxed time with their special ones. The city’s beauty come from the five lakes of the region, backdrop of Aravalli Mountain, heritage sites, ancient structures and hospitality of the locals.
Top places to visit in Udaipur
City Palace, Lake Pichola, Lake garden palace, Bagorekihaveli, Jagdish temple, MotiMagri, Shilpgram, Saheliyonki Bari and others
Udaipur is Famous for
Heritage sites, shopping, cuisine, lakes, water activities and culture
Attractions close to Udaipur
Mount Abu, Ghanerao, Nathdwara, Rajsamand, Banswara, Kumbhalgarh and others.
The second largest city of the state, Jodhpur was the capital of Mewar. It is called as the Sun City, because it has a bright climate, almost throughout the year. The city is lined with blue houses on the side of cobbled streets and heritage sites and, the city is called as the Blue City. It is one of the most beautiful cities of India.
Top places to visit in Jodhpur
Mehrangarh fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Rao Jodha desert Rock Park, clock tower and others.
Jodhpur is Famous for
Heritage sites, shopping and sightseeing
Attractions close to Jodhpur
Osian, Nagaur, Pali, Phalodi, Khimsar and others
This is the land of Thar Desert. Jaisalmer is famous for historic sites, the living fort of Jaisalmer and most importantly, the Sam sand dunes, which is famous for camel safari, camping, desert adventure activities 4WD and many others. This is the land for Arabian Night styled vacation. It is the iconic attraction of numerous itineraries covering Rajasthan, including luxury trains like Palace on Wheels, Deccan odyssey and Maharaja express.
Top places to visit in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer Fort, Badabagh, Sam sand dunes, Thar heritage museum, Patwon ki haveli, Gadisar Lake, Jain temples, Salim Singh ki Haveli and others.
Jaisalmer is Famous for
Heritage sites, desert, camel, cuisine and culture
Attractions close to Jaisalmer
Barmer, Kuldhara, Lodhruva, Khuri and others
This is the land of unique delicacies, holy sites and art works. You can find various fairs and celebrations at specific times, every year. It is an important site for cultural sightseeing and pilgrimage. If you are looking for a sedentary vacation with prime beauty, Bikaner should be at the top of your list.
Top places to visit in Bikaner
Jain temples, Lalgarh palace, Junagarh fort, camel research center, Shri Laxminath temple, Sadulsinghmusum and many others.
Bikaner is Famous for
Heritage sites, temples and cuisine
Attractions close to Bikaner
Churu, Nagaur and Salasar
Plan your trip to Rajasthan through Palace on Wheels train which is the famous luxury train which covers the famous destinations of Rajasthan such as Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and few others which gives you a luxurious and unforgettable journey for a lifetime.