Rajasthan is one among the most attractive states found in India as it has a lot of tourism options receiving the attention of travelers and tourists from different parts of the world. The diverse state will address Rajputs and Warrior clans, which claim to derive from sun, moon as well as fire and have also ruled this country for above 1000 years. It is also referred to be the “Land of Maharajas”, which is India’s largest state. When it comes to Rajasthan Tourism, lively fairs and festivals play an important role in attracting the tourists. In Rajasthan, Festivals are celebrated with each and every seasonal modification with a great joy, happiness and enthusiasm. Camels, horses and elephant bedecked in colorful dresses will add more charm and attraction to the Rajasthan Festivals. Pushkar and Jaisalmer Fair are supposed to be the largest fairs being celebrated in Rajasthan every year, which will be attended by tourists globally.
The ‘Queen of Thar,’ Jaisalmer is inarguably the best travel destination in Rajasthan. Reckoned to offer tourists an unparalleled holiday experience, this popular place is the gateway to culturally and historically opulent Rajasthan. In the heart of Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is known as the Golden City for its beautiful sun-soaked sand dunes, exuberant forts, and rich culture and traditions. One of the top 5 cities to visit in Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is known for its forts, palaces and temples. The city is has got its name from Maharaja Jaisal Singh. Interestingly, an aerial view of the city is like an image of a prince sitting on the ridge of sand dunes, crowned by the Jaisalmer fort.
Major attractions in Jaisalmer: Jaisalmer Fort, Tazia Tower, Sam sand dunes, Gadisagar Lake, Tanot Mata Temple, Desert Cultural Centre & Museum.
The ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur was named after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II who founded the city on November 18, 1727. Jaipur is one of the most popular places to see in Rajasthan and even in India, for that matter. Long list of historic and heritage monuments, swift connectivity from major cities and an amazing city plan where all the streets of the city run from east to west – Jaipur is a marvel to be at.
Jaipur is also a food lover’s paradise, the city along with offering numerous places for savouring local dishes, is also dotted with restaurants and eateries serving delicious multiple cuisines. The city is also perfect for family vacation as it surrounds itself with attractions suitable for every family member. There are also family-friendly hotels and resorts in the city that guarantee a pleasant holiday experience.
Major attractions in Jaipur: Amer Fort & Palace, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Doll Museum.
Jodhpur is a sunny city set against a bright blue sky. A popular travel destination in Rajasthan Jodhpur was formerly the capital of the Marwar kingdom. A city grew outside the limits of the fort in olden times. Modern Jodhpur has grown and expanded though its palaces, forts and temples are favoured tourist attractions featuring beautiful architecture cradled in the sandy folds of the Thar Desert. A proper holiday guide to Jodhpur will enable you to plan your next vacation where there is so much to experience and enjoy.
Major attractions in Jodhpur: Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Sardar Government Museum, Jaswant Thada, Mahamandir Temple, Kaylana Lake, Desert Safari.
Pushkar is an important centre of pilgrimage for Hindus. The place has a magnetic appeal with 400 temples that are blue white and a number of bathing ghats. The town resounds with chanting of prayers and religious songs, along with drums and gongs. This holy city has been known all over the world for its annual Camel Fair. One of the most ancient cities of India, Pushkar houses the rare Brahma Temple. Besides, the Pushkar Lake is a popular Hindu pilgrimage and has got several ghats that host magnificent evening aarti. If you are a photography enthusiast, you can not miss visiting Pushkar for there are endless emotions of rural India in it most original form.
Major attractions in Pushkar: Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple, Varaha Temple, Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Rangji Temple, Man Mahal.
Udaipur used to be the capital of the kingdom of Mewar. Known as the City of Lakes, it is a beautiful place to visit in Rajasthan. With a number of tourist attractions like Lake Palace, City Palace, Jagdish temple and many more, Udaipur is also known as the Venice of East. The city has beautiful winters and it is largely visited during this period for its colorful history, mesmerising landscapes, and rich traditions.
Major attractions in Udaipur: Jag Mandir, City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Lake Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari, Bagore ki Haveli, Fateh Sagar Lake, Pichola Lake.