Rajasthan is a classic travel destination that combines history, heritage, culture, architectural splendors, gastronomy, shopping, intimate hospitality, and other incredible experiences, uniquely India. Think of magnificent architecture or the colorful cities, vibrant markets, or the undulating sand dunes of Thar Desert, royal hospitality or adventures, Rajasthan offers experiences of a lifetime.
A trip to Rajasthan – depending upon the duration you plan to spend there – opens up myriad experiences. Mount Abu with its salubrious weather, Udaipur with its enchanting lakes, Ranthambore with its high density of tigers and varied wildlife and Jaisalmer with its rolling deserts, each destination opens up a unique possibility to offer varied and rich travel experiences to discerning travelers. If you are planning a trip to the land of maharajas any time soon, we give you the list of some of the top places to include in your Rajasthan tour package.
The grand capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is one of the amazing tourist places to visit in Rajasthan. To start with, the walled city is itself a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so you are never short of historical sites and architectural wonders. Also visited by tourist crowds from all over the world, Jaipur has world-class hotels, lavish palaces, and converted heritage hotels, great places to the taste of Rajasthani food, markets to shop and so much more.
Places to visit:Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, JantarMantar (a royal observatory), Jal Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, markets, etc.
Blessed with lakes and the scenic backdrop of the Aravallis, Udaipur is named among the most beautiful places on Earth. It is a must-visit place in Rajasthan. The “City of Lakes” is India’s own Venice and a loved honeymoon destination. Romance and regal experiences set the mood for most memorable vacations in Udaipur. With the Rajasthan tour, the tourists can indulge in sightseeing, pampering with a royal stay, puppet performances, luxury dining, boat rides on the scenic Lake Pichola, and shopping.
Places to visit: City Palace, Taj Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Bagore ki Haveli, Moti Magri, Fateh Sagar Lake, and Saheliyon ki Bari.
The Thar Desert is the prized allure of Rajasthan. And, settled on the edge of the golden sand dunes, Jaisalmer is certainly one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan. The 12th century Jaisalmer Fort looms over the skyline reflecting a golden hue. The Thar Desert, especially the Sam Sand Dunes, is the highlight of Jaisalmer tour. Indulge in fun camel safari, desert camping, and other adventure activities. If you are traveling in February, do not miss out to attend the Jaisalmer Desert Festival.
Places to visit: Jaisalmer Fort, Sam Sand dunes, Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ji Haveli, Gadsisar Lake, Vyas Chhatri, etc.
Jodhpur in its blue-hued charms is one of the amazing tourist places to visit in Rajasthan. The town is fascinating to explore whether it’s the mighty Mehrangarh Fort or the royal residence of the Taj UmaidBhawan Palace, the vibrant markets, or the temples. Once the glorious capital of the Marwar Empire, Jodhpur’s mighty fort is a grand monument with breathtaking views of the town and treasures of history. The humble hospitality and memorable experiences add to the charms of Rajasthan trip.
Places to visit:Mehrangarh Fort, Taj UmaidBhawan Palace, JaswantThada Royal Cenotaphs, GhantaGhar, Balsamand Lake, SardarSamand Lake & Palace, and Mandore Gardens.
Rajasthan is not just extravagant but also spiritually blessed. For the blessings of the divine, Pushkar is one of the must-visit tourist places in Rajasthan. Home to the only Brahma temple in the world and the Pushkar Lake, it is a holy pilgrimage site. Crowds come from far ends to take a dip in the holy lake and pray at the temple. The major appeal of the Rajasthan trip is the annual Pushkar Mela that includes camping in the desert dunes, camel rides, livestock fair, and a lot of fun.
Places to visit: Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple, Savitri Temple, and Varaha Temple.
The Ranthambore National Park, one of the largest tiger reserves in India is one of the most tourist attractions of Rajasthan. Wildlife safari in Ranthambore is the lure of adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. Royal Bengal tigers are the popular inhabitant while there are many other species of the animal kingdom. The Ranthambore Fort set atop a hill overlooking the lush wilderness is a UNESCO world heritage site. Stay at the wildlife resorts of Ranthambore add to the appeal of Ranthambore tour packages.
Places to visit: Ranthambore National Park, Ranthambore Fort, Shilpgram Museum, Chamatkar Temple, ChauthMatha Temple, and Trinetra Ganesh.
An ‘oasis in the desert’ Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. It was the preferred leisure destination of the royal Rajputs and to date is among the popular tourist holiday destinations in Rajasthan. British-styled homes, royalty inspired lodges, picture-perfect scenic beauty, and tourist attractions make Mount Abu trip an ideal way to freshen your spirits on a vacation.
Places to visit: Dilwara Temple, Nakki Lake, Guru Shikhar, Toad Rock View Point, Mount Abu Sanctuary, Lal Mandir, etc.
If you are a first-time visitor then, get ready to be captivated and if you are revisiting, rediscover the amazing tourist places in Rajasthan. One can visit here throughout the year, however, the best time to visit Rajasthan is during the winter season. From October to March is the ideal time to plan the tour as the region experiences soothing and pleasant weather which is favorable for the outdoor activities. Here’s our list of the best places to visit: