Rajasthan is quite popular worldwide for its castles and traditions. It is one of the most visited places in India and shows the diversity and architecture the country has to offer. If you have visited Rajasthan then the things that come to your mind are palaces, forts, desert, camels and snake charmers. The tourist counts are maximum from European countries followed by American countries and the main reason for their visit is for learning the styles of Yoga.
So here are some of the prime locations which are a must-see while visiting Rajasthan.
One of the most preferred destinations to visit while in Rajasthan is Jaipur which is also the capital city. Jaipur is known by many names but the famous one is the “Pink City”. It is also a part of the “Golden Triangle Traveler Circuit” and the other two destinations being Delhi and Agra. Jaipur is famous for its forts and palaces because of its elegant design and history attached to it. Maximum houses here are painted in pink color and hence giving the city its most famous name as the Pink City. Accommodation here varies according to user needs. Usually, they are cheaper but if you intend to stay in heritage sites like the palaces and forts then it may cost you extra money. Staying in the heritage properties gives you a noble experience that you may not get elsewhere.
If you are looking for a romantic town exploration then Udaipur is your ultimate choice in Rajasthan. The city has a wide collection of beautiful lakes and old palaces. The City Palace situated on the eastern shore of Lake Pichola stretches across the city and gives you a royal feel for a visit. The Palace has a collection of several personal royal antiques, family photos of the old rulers and also holds the records of development for the town. Hence visiting this place should be your top priority. Apart from this, you can take a visit to lakes, gardens and the market for exclusive hand made artifacts. You also have the option to stay inside the palace.
Jaisalmer is famous for the camel race across the globe. Apart from it, the town is made up of sandstone rocks and gives the yellowish color to the town. The sand dunes cover the whole city and in the middle, you will find this town standing tall and it looks like the magical made town from a distance. The Jaisalmer Fort built-in 1156, is made on an elevated height and is visible from every part of the city. The tourist attraction places here are the 5 Palaces, Temples and Mansions(Havelis).
Also referred to as the “Blue City” for its blue painted buildings, Jodhpur is the second largest town in Rajasthan. The Mehrangarh Fort provides the scenic vies of the blue walls the surround the city houses. This fort is also one of the biggest and well-maintained forts in the county and has a variety of antiques and ornate palaces inside it. The place surrounding the fort is the best resting place here, giving you a perfect view of the Palace and budget-friendly. It’s nice to try to relax on their rooftops and take in the atmosphere.
Pushkar city always works in peace and harmony for the whole year except for a few weeks in October or November. During these months the Pushkar Fair is held and attracts a lot of tourists from around the world. This festival is famous for camel selling and even for the artifacts which are on sale here. It is a peculiar sight and an excellent chance to witness an ancient style of Indian celebration. Pushkar is price visiting at any time of year as it offers the cheapest rates for accommodation and peace is something you can’t miss out in the city. Recently Pushkar is changing into far more westernized and tourist-focused. The monks by the bathing ghats (steps) are known to be terribly forceful in making the demand for donations too. Avoid that space, and head to the Pushkar marketplace for some nice looking instead!