Rajasthan’s capital and home to the crown of India: Hawa Mahal, Jaipur epicenter for any Rajasthan adventure.
For travelers who love history and a tint of modern lifestyle, Jaipur becomes a melting pot of both.
A total of 2 days is enough to move in and around the city covering all the major tourist spots like Amer fort, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Rusirani Village and experiences like a Hot Air Balloon ride.
Udaipur is the utopia of romance, preferred by couples on their India Honeymoon. If you are visiting it otherwise, the city will surprise you with its plethora of artificial lakes, water palace turned resort and bicycle rides around the city.
The numerous things to do in Udaipur can be wrapped up in 2 to 3 day span. If you want to stay here and visit places around it, then, destinations like Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur and Chittorgarh will serve you well.
Except for the winter season, July-September is also a good time to pay this place a visit.
Best known for its desert camps, Jaisalmer is the golden city of Rajasthan.
Everything existing in its vicinity is covered in sheer gold. With experiences like Camel Safari and village stay, a trip to Jaisalmer takes about a day and a half. And, that’s when you include all its top tourist places like Patwon ki Haveli, Jaisalmer Fort and Gadisar Lake.
Jodhpur is the blue city of Rajasthan that brims with cultural tokens. In fact, this city is one of the top places to consider when you are planning a Rajasthan trip on your own.
2 days are enough to get hold of the city’s vibe and if you still crave for more, you can drive to the nearby Bishnoi Village for a day trip to redefine authenticity.
Ranthambore National Park
For every nature lover on India wildlife adventure tour, Ranthambore National Park is a star.
Famous, for its Great Bengal Tigers, Ranthambore provides a monochromatic background to the life of these striped beasts.
A morning tour and an evening tour are enough here to trace the pugmarks and sport a tiger. Furthermore, staying inside the national park amid nature’s ecstasy is too a possibility here.
Famed as the “Bollywood of Rajasthan”, Mandawa is a hamlet in the Shekhawati region of the state, majorly famous for its fresco wall paintings.
This village is home to mammoth mansions, decked up in age-old illustrations depicting the rich culture of India and the world.
Furthermore, one day is enough to be through with the thick and thins of this place and takes back memories for life.
Pushkar is a famous village best known for its Camel Fair that’s held annually every November. It’s the perfect foreground for dwelling deep into the cultural aspects of the region.
However, it’s not only the culture but the town’s religious relevance too, that makes it a big name in this game.
Bikaner has probably the best architectural places in all of Rajasthan.
Its ornate buildings are one of a kind and its museum display does take one back in time.
A trip to Bikaner can be concluded in a total of 2 days. In which, you’ll be able to see the Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace and even National Camel research institute.
If you are visiting Rajasthan in summers, Mount Abu will be the only destination not scorching with heat.
Set on a rocky plateau, this hill station is best known for its century’s old Dilwara Temples. Come here for a day or more to relax and enjoy the breathtaking views.
The best time to visit Rajasthan is between September and February. However, the peak tourist season is in December-January when the state is flooded with tourists from around the globe. So, try planning accordingly.
Furthermore, avoid the hot summer months. And, if in case it isn’t possible, Mount Abu is one good option to go for.
Do you want to add destinations by the virtues of the festivals in Rajasthan? Here is a list that can help you.
|NAME OF THE FESTIVAL
|International Kite Festival
||Jaipur And Jodhpur
|Pushkar Camel Fair
|International Folk Festival
Are you still not able to decide what destinations to short-list? Try looking at these destinations concerning themes.
Spirituality: Pushkar, Mount Abu and Udaipur.
Shopping: Jaipur (See our Shopping in Jaipur blog for the same), Jodhpur and Bikaner.
Adventure: Desert Safari in Bikaner and Jaisalmer, Adventure sports Kota.
Wildlife: Sawai Madhopur and Bharatpur.
Rural experiences: Chandelao Garh, Bishnoi Village and Rusirani.
History and Heritage: Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaisalmer.