Rajasthan, known for its rich culture and tradition, is one of the country's most favourite tourist destinations. There are several destinations in Rajasthan known for their delightful charm. Let's look at the top seven destinations of Rajasthan
Wildlife sanctuaries and national parks provide you delightful, thrilling and sensational experience of India
tourism. Camel safari provides you wonderful opportunity to see the charisma of rippling sand dunes. At sand dunes, you can watch one of the world’s best sunset views. Heritage and palace hotels provide your royal and luxurious experience. In fact, each and every destination of the state is worth visiting, worth exploring and worth praising.
There are several destinations in Rajasthan
known for their delightful charm. Given below is information about top seven destinations of the state. Surley exploring these destinations will be delightful experience of Rajasthan tours India.
Popularly described as the Pink City of India, Jaipur
is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is 260 km from national capital Delhi
and 240 km from Agra
– the home of India’s star attraction Taj Mahal
. Delhi, Jaipur and Agra tours form one of the most tours of India, known as Golden Triangle Tour. The major attractions of the city are City Palace
, Hawa Mahal
, Jantar Mantar
Observatory, Birla Temple, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Tal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Gaitore, Statue Circle, and colourful and bustling bazaars laden with exquisite handicrafts. Jaipur is one of the best planned cities of India and presents unique synthesis of culture, tradition and modernisation.
Udaipur is one of the most beautiful cities of the state. It is popularly described with several nicknames viz ’the City of Lakes’, ’the City of Palaces’, ’the City of Sunrise’, and ’the Venice of the East’. It is one of the most visited and preferred travel destinations of the state. Major attractions of the city are City Palace Complex, Lake Palace
now a world
famous heritage hotel, Pichola Lake, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Jag Mandir, Nehru Park, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir, Fateh Prakash Palace, Sajjan Garh Palace with excellent views of surrounding hills, lakes, and snow-white palaces, Gulab Bagh, etc. Lake Palace is one of the most popular attractions of city. It is situated on Jag Niwas Island in the middle of picturesque Pichola Lake. It is the finest example of architectural and cultural explosion. Udaipur
is considered as one of the most romantic cities in the world.
Popularly described as the Blue City of India, Jodhpur
is one of the most preferred travel destinations of the state. It is also described as the Sun City because it enjoys sunny weather all year around. Dotted with magnificent monuments, terrific temples, royal cenotaphs and ruins, the Blue City of Jodhpur offers you the ultimate experience of royal Rajasthan tour. The major attractions of Jodhpur city are the mammoth Mehrangarh Fort, the elegant Umaid Bhawan Palace
and Museum, the royal cenotaph of Jaswant Thada, etc. There are several beautiful palaces inside the Mehrangarh Fort complex like Phool Mahal (the Palace of Flowers), Sheesh Mahal (the Palace of Mirrors), Moti Mahal (the Palace of Pearls), Daulat Khana, and Sileh Khana. Truly Jodhpur is worth visiting, worth exploring and delightful tour experience.
Jaisalmer – The Golden City
Popularly described as the Golden City of India, Jaisalmer has several fascinating and enchanting attractions to offer its visitors from all over the world. The city provides wonderful opportunity to see magnificent forts, stunning havelis, ancient Jain temples, and rippling sand dunes. The city also provides delightful experience of camel rides to the nearby villages and rippling sand dunes. The prime attractions of the city are Sonar Kila (also known as Jaisalmer Fort and Golden Fort), Desert National Park, Havelis, Jain Temples inside the Fort Complex, and Sam Sand Dunes. Truly, a must visit destination of the state.
Ajmer – A Sacred Medieval Town
Ajmer is a holy place for both Hindus and Muslims. It is one of the most important Muslim pilgrimage centres in India. The prime attractions of the town are Dargah Sharif, Adhai-Din-Ka-Johpra, Nasiyan Jain Temple, Ana Sagar Lake, Taragarh Fort, government museum, etc. Dargarh Sharif is the most popular attraction of the city. It is predominately a Muslim pilgrimage destination but it is revered by people of both faiths – Muslim and Hindus.
Pushkar – The Sacred City
Pushkar is a small but beautiful town of Rajasthan. It is one of the most scared pilgrim centres of India. The town is so sacred that no meat, egg and alcohol are allowed here. It is home to Lord Brahma Temple, the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. Other major attractions of the city are Pushkar Lake, Savitri Temple, Varah Temple, Mahadeo Temple, Ramvaikunth Temple, Holy Ghats, etc. Pushkar is also globally known for the annual Pushkar Fair and Festival. Exploring the attractions of Pushkar is truly a spiritual experience.
Mount Abu - The only hill station
Mount Abu is the only hill station of the state. It is known for cool and delightful ambiance. Nature has blessed this hill town uniquely. Beautiful landscapes delight you. Due to pleasant weather and beautiful landscapes, the city is very popular among honeymoon couples. Besides, exceptional beauty, the town is also famous for ancient Hindu and Jain temples. The prime attractions of Mount Abu are Dilwara Jain Temple, scenic Nakki Lake, Adhar Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, Sunset Point, Honeymooner Point, Guru Shikhar offering panoramic views of hills, and Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary rich in its flora and fauna. Truly, a must visit destination of Rajasthan.
There are several tour packages in Rajasthan available to explore these prime destinations of the state. Some of travel agents or tour operators also provide car rental services that enable you to explore these destinations in a more convenient way. Well, get ready to experience the ultimate charm of Rajasthan tourism by exploring above mentioned prime travel destinations of the state.