Rajasthan never fails to surprise us. It is a perfect weekend gateway for nature and adventure lovers, honeymoon couples, shopaholics, and history buffs alike.
It’s time to witness the rich culture, magnificent architectural beauty, and splendor of historic places and heritage monuments. It’s time to explore the rich food, colorful bazaars, beautiful lakes, ravishing scenery, spectacular sand dunes, beautiful events and festivals, majestic royal residences/palaces/forts, and astonishing museums. It’s time to travel to Rajasthan.
There are lots of majestic places to visit and exciting things to do in the state of Maharajas that beckon hordes of tourists from all over the world every year. Here are some of the most popular places in Rajasthan.
- Udaipur – Venice of The East/City of Lakes
Surrounded by Aravali hills, this adorable tourist destination will surely charm your heart with the history and culture of the “Mewar” kingdom. It is also one of the most popular places in India for destination weddings.
Places to visit- UdaySagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, Fatah Sagar Lake, Monsoon Palace, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Sajjangarh Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli.
Don’t miss the Bagore Dance Show at Neem Chowk and Puppet Show at Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal as they offer a rich cultural dive into the Indian heritage.
- Jodhpur- The Sun City/Blue City
Visiting Jodhpur is one of the best things to do if you want to experience the perfect blend of the traditional and modern cultural diversity of India.
Places to visit – Mehrangarh Fort, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, ChamundaMataji Temple, Ghanta Ghar, Kailana Lake.
- Jaipur – The Pink City
Connected with the major cities of the country through roads and rail, the capital of the state is known for its colored gems and grand forts. It is also one of the oldest cities in Rajasthan.
Places to visit- Birla Mandir, City Palace, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Ranthambhore National Park, Jhalana Leopard Conservation Reserve, Elephantastic Elephant Farm, Wax Museum.
Experience the thrill of the hot air balloon ride, be completely mesmerized by the sound and light show at Amber Fort, and read stars and skies at the astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar at this wonderland.
Bikaner is one of the most popular historic places in Rajasthan. It is famous for the camel festival which is held in January and February every year. We assure you- you will be transported to a state of exuberance witnessing the scenic beauty of the city.
Places to visit- Lalgarh Palace, Karni Mata Mandir, LaxmiNathMandir, Junagarh Fort, Rampuria Haveli, Laxmi Niwas Palace.
A wide range of beautiful handmade products such as handbags, jewelry, footwear, clothes, decorative items, etc is available in the local market to buy. There is something in store for everyone.
- Jaisalmer – The Golden City
It is highly recommended to add this wonderful geologically rich city located amid Thar desert to your travel itinerary. Numerous lively festivals display the culture and customs of the city around the year.
Places to visit- Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer Fort, Tanot Mata Mandir, Desert National Park, local bazaar, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Khaba Fort, Jain Temple.
Don’t forget to experience the mind-blowing adventure sports and enjoy the camel safari. The beauty of the city becomes more enchanting when you experience it riding the ship of the desert.
Hiway Cabs is your perfect travel partner if you want to experience a highly enjoyable, fun-filled, fairy tale trip of a life-time to the Royal state of Rajasthan. Be ready to fall in love with the royalty but in a fully desi style. So what are you waiting for? If you are seeking quality ‘me’ time away from the hustle and bustle of the city, plan your next vacation NOW with your friends and family to the traveler’s paradise- Rajasthan.