Rajasthan is the largest state in India which has an incredible magical feel and romantic touch on account of its magnificent forts and golden desert. Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India which attracts a significant number of both domestic and international tourists. Endowed with natural beauty and a great history, the magical Rajasthan Tourism gives tourists an opportunity to explore its unique heritage monuments, vibrant culture, thrilling desert safaris, glistening sand-dunes, lush forests and exotic wildlife. The palaces of Jaipur, lakes of Udaipur, and desert forts of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer are among the most preferred Tourist Places in Rajasthan. Here is the list of top places to visit in Rajasthan.
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan in India. It is also known as Pink City. With splendid forts, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and spacious gardens, Jaipur become a major and charming tourist destination for both domestic and international tourists. Along with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur forms the Golden Triangle Tour and is one of the must include in Rajasthan Tour Packages. Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, City Palace are the popular heritage places to visit in Jaipur.
Udaipur, also known as the ‘City of Lakes’, is among the top Tourist Places in Rajasthan and also one of the most popular places of heritage in India. Udaipur became the historic capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar. Often called as ‘Venice of East’, the city of Udaipur situated on the banks of Lake Pichola is filled with white marbled palaces that will take you to the era of the Rajputs. City Palace and its museum, the Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Monsoon Palace and Bagore Ki Haveli, Jagdish Temple, Lake Pichola, FatehSagar Lake, UdaiSagar and SwaroopSagar are some of the top Tourist places in Udaipur.
Jodhpur is one of the top heritage places in India and also one of the best places to experience Rajasthan Tourism. Also known as the ‘Sun City’, Jodhpur is a medieval town that served as the capital of the Rajput Kingdom of Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination in Rajasthan, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert. Mehrangarh Fort, UmaidBhawan Palace, JaswantThada, and Ghanta Ghar are the must visit places in Jodhpur. Mehrangarh fort is one of the largest forts in India and is still run by Jodhpur Royal family.
Ajmer, a religious city in Rajasthan, is one of the popular places of pilgrimage in India and also one of the top visited places in Rajasthan. Founded by Raja AjaypalChauhan in the 7th century AD, Ajmer is home to the famous Dargah Sharif, which houses the Tomb of Garib Nawaz, also known as MoinuddinChishti, the founder of the Chishti order of Sufism. Akbar Palace & Museum, Adhai Din KaJhonpra, the Nasiyan Temple, Nareli Jain temple, and Kishangarh are other popular places to visit in Ajmer. Ajmer is also home to the renowned Mayo College, one of the country’s first schools, that was a stepping stone for British style of education.
Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and the well-known national parks in India. Spreads over an area of 392 sq. km, it is home to a wide variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles. Renowned for its population of magnificent Royal Bengal Tigers, Ranthambore National Park is one of the best places to spot tigers in their natural habitat. Apart from the tiger, you can also spot sloth bear, leopard, caracal, jackal, fox, hyena and mongoose at Ranthambore.
Nestled in the lap of Aravalli range, Alwar is one of the oldest cities of Rajasthan. With its splendor and exquisite architecture, calm lakes, royal hunting lodges, dense jungle makes Alwar a popular tourist destination and also an amazing tourist places in Rajasthan. The place allures huge number of domestic and international tourists because of its famous Sariska Tiger Reserve.
The most important and popular places to visit in Alwar are Alwar Fort, City palace, Siliser Lake, Shiva Temple, Bala Quila, Vijay Mandir Palace, Jain Temple etc.
Jaisalmer is one of the must include places in Rajasthan tour packages. Named after Maharawal Jaisal Singh, Jaisalmer is popularly called as the ‘Golden City of India’ because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in the architecture of the city which provides a golden glow to the city. This desert city is quite famous for its forts, havelis, palaces, museums and temples. Nathmaljiki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Patwonki Haveli, ManakChowk, Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, Tazia Tower, Gadisagar Lake, BadaBagh, Khuri Sand Dunes, Sam Sand Dunes, and Kuldhara are some of the popular tourist places to visit in Jaisalmer.