Rajasthan Tour Destinations
Here are some of the best places to visit in Rajasthan that you should know before planning your trip.
Udaipur is known as the city of lakes. The capital city of Udaipur is the capital of Mewar. Many tourists come to this place to visit the most beautiful lakes. Pichola is one of the oldest lakes in Udaipur. Its name is taken from the village “Picholi” where this lake is located. Lake Pichola dates back to 1362 AD and is one of the most important places in the Udaipur sightseeing tour. Designed for watering and moisturizing as a home benefit.
Every year, many tourists come to the big city to see the Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, City Palace, and others. This city is said to be the Venice of the East. The town is known for its beautiful winters. The trip is mostly about its dynamic history, amazing landscapes, and great traditions. Other places in Udaipur are:
- Fateh Sagar Lake
- Udai Sagar Lake
- Jag Mandir
- City Palace
- Monsoon Palace
- Jagdish Temple
- Kumbhalgarh Fort
- Swaroop Sagar
Pushkar is a popular place in Rajasthan known for its sanctity and noise of colors. The town hosts the popular camera festival. This festival is known as a famous animal festival in the world. Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of Rajasthan home to the Brahma temple and the Meerabai temple. Pushkar Lake is another popular tourist destination in the big city.
The various Ghats and the beauty of the aarti evening delight all the devout people who visit this place. The belief among the people is that diving into Pushkar Lake cleanses all karma and cures all skin types. Pushkar has many opportunities for photography enthusiasts to capture the endless inner feelings of urban living in a very realistic way.
After Pushkar, Ajmer is another holiest city in Rajasthan. It is said to be the fifth-largest city in the state. Ajmer Sharif Dargah is one of the major tourist destinations for man. The temple that was decorated during Eid captured the desire of the people. Dargah Sharif is a famous temple of Moinuddin Chishti. The town is surrounded by the most beautiful Naag Pathar Range and the Aravalli Range which protects the “Thar Desert”. Ajmer is one of the renowned day-tripper destinations in Rajasthan. Many famous people come to this dargah to get blessings from the gods.
Another famous Dargah in Ajmer is Khwaja Garib Nawaz Dargah. The city is also the home of the village of Hazrat Khwaja Moin-d-din Chisti. Also, he was the founder and priest of Islam. He came to Ajmer from Persia and lived in Ajmer for the last years of his life. Other areas of Ajmer include Ana Sagar Lake and Naag Pathar Range.
Bikaner is the country to appreciate the beautiful arts and crafts of Rajasthan. The city of Bikaner was formed by the “Nehra jats” and the “Rao Bhika”. This place has been flooded by many temples, palaces, and cities. One of the highlights of the city is the “Camel Festival” which is held annually between January and February. Chadwa and Usta are the two major art forms of architectural design and floral design in the capital city. When comes the famous city, Junagarh Fort is one of the most spectacular places in the whole of Rajasthan.
A special feature of this city is that it is not built on top of a hill. The city was built in the 20th century and is located in the heart of the capital city of Bikaner. It is the hub full of the magnificent family of Rajasthan. Other tourist attractions in Bikaner include Lalgarh Palace, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Karni Mata Temple and Laxmi Nath Temple.
Chittorgarh is the birthplace of Meera Bai and Maharana Pratap. This is an ancient town built in 734 AD by the Maurya family. Chittorgarh is positioned on the banks of the River known as Berach. There are many monuments, traditional palaces, and related stories.
The Fort of Chittorgarh is one of the major forts in the state. The castle was the former residence of the Mewar chiefs. Chittorgarh Fort shows the courage of the leaders who fought bravely against the invaders. After each defeat, the women of the Mewar palace performed the “Jauhar” with their children to restore their power all over the world.
Listening to the people’s stories, seeing the warm hospitality, and enjoying authentic Rajasthani food from the locals will make this an unforgettable experience for every traveler. Other major attractions in the capital city of Chittorgarh are Rana Kumbha Palace, Rani Padmini Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, and Kirti Stambha, Kumbhaswamini Temple, Kalika Mata Temple, and Vijay Stambha.
Bundi is popularly known as the city of Baori. It is another major tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan. Located at a distance of 210 km from the capital city of Jaipur, Bundi is the original location of the “Bunda Meena” community. The town got its name from this community. Bundi is known for its most beautiful cities, water fountains, ancient architecture, and lakes.
Taragarh Fort is a popular tourist destination in Bundi. This city was built in 1534 AD. People will be amazed by its amazing structure and majestic aura that reflects the rich culture and history of Rajasthan.
When you visit the city of Taragarh, you will find another great place like the “Badal Mahal” in the city. This building is known for its prefabricated paintings depicting past opium marketing activities. Go to Baori to learn about ancient methods of water harvesting, visit castles and cities. Other amazing places in Bundi are Nawal Sagar, Dabhai Kund, Sukh Mahal, Bundi Palace, and various deep spring springs.
If you haven’t explored this country before, then February is probably the best month to plan a royal holiday in the state. Stay for a few days in the colorful cities of Rajasthan to celebrate the beauty, and delicious food, experience the life of the locals and enjoy the unique arts and crafts.
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