Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist places in India, for both local and foreigners. If you are visiting India and never visited Rajasthan than I must say that your tour of experiencing India is not completed yet. Your tour of Rajasthan will bring you close to culture, royalty, and history of India.
This northern state of India is known as the land of kings and Maharajas, the continuous fights to save their pride & glory. The fight against Mughal and other foreign invaders had given many great leaders to the India. Maharana Pratap, Rana Sanga, and the famous Prithviraj Chauhan are one of them.
See the list of Top Tourist Attractions of Rajasthan-
1. World heritage sites and Historical Monuments –
Rajasthan has the rich cultural heritage, and 3 of them are listed in Unesco’s list of world heritage site. Jaipur city (184538), Udaipur (332191), Jaisalmer (105254) which are the major tourist places combined hosts more than 5 lac visitors every year.
Top 5 Places to visit in Jaipur – City places, Hawa mahal, Amer fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort.
Top 5 Places to visit in Udaipur – Monsoon Palace, Jagdish Temple, City palace, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Lake Pichhola.
Top 5 Places to visit in Jaisalmer – Jaisalmer fort, desert national park, Bada Bagh, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Gadisar Lake
Apart from these places Bikaner, Pushkar, Sawai Madhopur, Jodhpur, Mount Abu, Chittorgarh, Rajasamandh Lake and Shekhawati Town are some places which are very popular among the tourists. Visiting these places will totally reenergize you.
2.Unique Hospitality, Art, and Culture –
One thing is always heard about the hospitality that the best hospitality is something based on understanding. There are a number of beautiful resorts including Amanbagh, the Oberoi Vanyavilas, the Pushkar bagh, Radisson Blue Palace resort where the visitors can get a delicate warmth, with a mix of tradition and modernity. When you tour of Rajasthan will pass the different cities, this state will surprise you with its beautiful Rajputana architecture, historical facts, lifestyle and its folklore.
3. Temples, Museums, wildlife reserves and sanctuaries
Top 5 frequently visited Temples of Rajasthan – Birla Mandir, Brahma temple in Pushkar, Dilwara Jain Temples, Eklingji Temple in Udaipur and Harihara Temple are the center of attraction for many devotees and tourists too.
Wildlife Reserves and Sanctuaries in Rajasthan –
Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur, Sariska National Park, Alwar, Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary , Bharatpur, Desert National Sanctuary, Jaisalmer, Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Darrah Sanctuary, Kota, Mount Abu Sanctuary, Mount Abu, Sita Mata Sanctuary, Pratapgarh, Keladevi Wildlife Sanctuary, Karauli, National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, Kota, Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary, Bundi, Mukundara Tiger Reserve, Kota, Baretha Wildlife sanctuary, Bharatpur, Tal Chhapar Sanctuary, Shekhawati.
Although Rajasthan has hostile landscape but has a habitat of many mammals and bird species. This state is a habitat of many endangered species including tiger, great Indian bustard, and Indian vulture.
Best Time to Visit Rajasthan –
Seasons – Months
Summers – April to June
Monsoon – July to September
Winter – October to March
If you are planning a heritage tour, wildlife tour or want to spend your leisure in a royal way than the tour of Rajasthan is for you.