Rajasthan Travel Guide

Rajasthan Travel Destinations

"Mystical and Magical" - Rajasthan is the place where royalty is a way of life. Stories of bravery and romance can be still heard in its soil. Famously known as 'Land of Kings', Rajasthan has multi-color faces from Great Thar Desert in the west to Tiger den 'Sariska' in the east. Adventure and romance prevail in every part of Rajasthan and its diverse culture make it a culturally rich state of India. Grand forts attract everyone eyes and palaces makes them glittering. Rajasthan is known for its historically rich 'Forts and Palaces', war museums, holy temples, age-old but artistic haveli, gardens, lakes, sanctuaries and national parks. The Rich artwork in its attire and trade rush in fairs tells about its diversity and colorful culture. Celebrations in Rajasthan always a fun as there are many fairs and festival round the year.

Tourist Attractions in Rajasthan

Famous Cities in Rajasthan – Almost all the cities has some attractive jewel in them but some of the destination are well known and a top spot fot all travellers. Like Abhaneri is famous for its deep well, Mount Abu as a sole hill station of Rajasthan, Chittorgarh for fort and Deshnoke for Rat temple. Palaces of Jaipur , Bikaner and Udaipur, paintings of Kishangarh, marble of Kota, blue city of Rajasthan ‘Jodhpur’, Forts of Ajmer, Alwar, Jaisalmer, Kumbhalgarh , temples of Ranakpur, Pushkar and wildlife of Bharatpur, Ranthambore, Sariska. All these places are some most famous tourist places in Rajasthan.

Forts and Palaces in Rajasthan – Inspiring history of Rajasthan tells about Kings and Queens of Rajasthan. Forts tells the stories of bravery of Kings and Queens, as every fort has a unique but exciting story behind it. Royal and luxurious palaces are marvelous on their own. India’s largest Chittorgarh fort sings the songs of Rajputs bravery. Other famous forts are Jaigarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Junagarh Fort. Many forts are also included in World Heritage Sites. City Palaces of Jaipur and Udaipur are magnificent and truly shows a royal lifestyle. Other countless palaces like Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, Jal Mahal, Lake Palace are major attractions for travellers. These monuments are must visit places in Rajasthan.

Museums in Rajasthan – Rajasthan still taking care of heritage given by history and one can easily see age old history by visiting numerous war and royal museums in Rajasthan. Birla Museum, Hawa Mahal museum, folklore museum of Jaisalmer and many other are spread in Rajasthan. Jaipur Dolls Museum has a diverse collection of dolls all over the world.

Temples in Rajasthan – Rajasthan is mainly a Rajputana land and has many hindu pilgrimage temples. But Rajasthan also has famous Ajmer Sharif Dargah where no prayer goes unanswered. World famous Dilwara temples and holy Jain pilgrimage Ranakpur Jain temples are amazing to visit. Other major temples are Eklingi temple, Osian temple, Shree Nathji temple, Galtaji temple and only brahma temple in world ‘Brahma temple’ Pushkar. Temples are an important part of its culture which makes them a famous tourist destinations of Rajasthan.

Wildlife Sancturies and National Parks – Beside being a desert state, Rajasthan has a rich green wildlife. Some of the wildlife parks are unique and famous for a particular animal or bird. Like Khichan bird sanctuary is popular world wide as the Demoiselle Crane village and Sariska Tiger Reserve is best to watch tiger at its den. Other famous parks are Ranthambhore National Park, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Darrah National Park, Sajjangarh Sanctuary. Ranthambore and Sariska are among the most famous tourist destinations in Rajasthan.

Lakes in Rajasthan– Other than Udaipur which is famously known as lake city, Rajasthan has numerous romantic and attractive artificial and natural lakes. Lake Pichola has luxurious island hotels, Nakki Lake evenings are romantic always. Other than these, Pushkar Lake is holy lake where a dip wash all sins. Other lakes are Ana Sagar Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jaisamand Lake. Lakes are important sightseeing and attractions in Rajasthan which offers number of activities to do and a way to explore cities.