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top 10 incredible places to visit in Rajasthan

Explore Rajasthan's rich cultural heritage and make your holidays truly royal. The state is known for its historical forts, temples, and palaces (Havelis), art, and culture. The state of Rajasthan is one of the most popular and most visited tourist destinations in India, both domestically and internationally. Experience the uniqueness of this state with Rajasthan tour packages. Rajasthan, located in the northwestern part of India, is a geographically diverse state that offers a variety of attractions for tourists. With its sand dunes, safaris, forts, palaces, wildlife, hills, temples, and lakes, Rajasthan offers something for everyone, and vacation packages to Rajasthan give you the best of both worlds. Here are our tour itineraries for travelers interested in exploring the Land of Kings. Rajasthan offers many famous and offbeat tourist attractions. 1. Jaipur The Pink City is a favorite of young backpackers as it has the most Instagrammable palaces, gigantic forts, glittering markets, and oh-so-tasty street food. The capital city of Rajasthan is a bustling city that has so many places to visit in Jaipur Along with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur forms the Golden Triangle of Indian tourism. Jaipur attracts numerous visitors from all over the world due to its rich heritage and culture. Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, etc. are the important places to visit in Jaipur as part of Jaipur Sightseeing Tour. Jaipur is also famous for its beautiful jewelry, fabrics, shoes, and spacious gardens. The city is also well known for its fairs and fests that are held on a grand scale. The major festivals include Kite Festival, Camel Festival, Teej, Gangaur, and Elephant Festival. The city witnesses a large number of tourists during these festivals.

2. Pushkar Pushkar is a sacred town located in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan. About 15 km from Ajmer, 145 km from Jaipur, and 408 km from Delhi, it is one of the Best prominent pilgrimage sites. There are several temples in Pushkar and the most famous temple is the Brahma temple, which is one of the few temples dedicated to Brahma in the world, and among the must-visit places as part of Jaipur Ajmer Pushkar tour. Pushkar Lake, Varaha Temple, Merta, Aptaeshwar Temple, Pushkar Cattle Fair, Rangji Temple, and Savitri Temple are the popular tourist places in Pushkar. Pushkar is also called 'the rose garden of Rajasthan', because of the extensive flower farming in and around the city. 3. Ajmer You may have heard of the famous Dargah Sharif in Bollywood movies or travel magazines. The Dargah Sharif in Ajmer is the tomb of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Garib Nawaz Moinuddin Chishti. It is a major pilgrim site since the time of the Mughals. Other than the Dargah Sharif, there are plenty of places to visit in Ajmer such as Dhai Din Ka Jhopra, Ana Sagar Lake, Akbar’s

Palace & Museum, Nasiyan Jain Temple, Victoria Jubilee Clock Tower, Durga Bag Garden, Nareli Jain Temple, Prithviraj Smarak and most amazing of all, Taragarh Fort. 4. Jodhpur Jodhpur follows a similar style to Jaipur in colouring buildings and homes. Jodhpur is known as the blue city for the bright blue buildings located in the area. The city is also home to some of the best places in Rajasthan ideal for tourists and travellers. Jodhpur city was a part of the Kingdom of Marwar in the 13th century. The city is also dotted with forts and Palaces from the Rajput empires which existed centuries ago. These well-preserved historical buildings are a real architectural beauty, perfect for history enthusiasts who want to have a glimpse of the past. Popular Rajasthan visiting places in Jodhpur are Mehrangarh Fort, Khejarla Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Chamunda Mataji Temple, Ranisar and Padmasar Lakes, and Jaswant Thada. 5. Udaipur

Udaipur is a popular Rajasthan tourism place. It is often called the ‘Venice of the East’. The beautiful lakes which weave through the city are the prime reason tourists flock to the place. This city of lakes has a fair mix of blue lakes and green slopes of Aravallis to balance out its beauty and create a harmony of nature. Historically speaking, it was the seat of the Mewar empire in the 16th century. The remnants of the glorious past are left behind in historical monuments like Moti Magri, Lake Palace, Jagmandir, Monsoon Palace, Ahar Museum, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, and Bagore-ki- Haveli. You can also take boat rides at a few lakes and enjoy the sunset with your friends and family in one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan. 6. Jaisalmer Jaisalmer also shares the name of the “golden city” and is definitely among the best places to visit in Rajasthan. The morning and afternoon sun casts a beautiful golden hue on the city which is also located among the golden sands of the Thar Desert. The city came into existence under a Bhati Rajput ruler named Maharawal Jaisal Singh. Developed in the 12th century, this Rajasthan tourism place boasts many golden-colored sandstone buildings, which signify the immeasurable architectural beauty of Jaisalmer. The best places to see in Jaisalmer are Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes, Thar Heritage Museum, Gadisar Lake, Nathmal Ki Haveli, and the Jain temples. You can also enjoy the culture of Rajasthan through various dancing and singing performances put up by the locals for tourists.

7. Ranthambore The two major highlights of Ranthambore are the Ranthambore Fort, which lies near another highlight, Ranthambore National Park. A thrilling jungle safari inside Ranthambore National Park should be in your itinerary to Rajsthan. Ranthambore National Park is one of the most famous grounds for wildlife safaris. Visitors from all over the world come to spot the famous Bengal Tigers. Other than tigers, Ranthambore National Park is home to leopards, hyenas, sloth bears and so many more. The Ranthambore is amongst the famous places in Rajasthan, which was built in the 10th century and holds so many interesting bone-chilling stories in its corners. 8. Chittorgarh

Located on the banks of the Berach River, Chittorgarh is famous for being home to one of the largest forts in India: Chittorgarh Fort. The fort was built in the 7th century AD and is guarded by seven gigantic gates. The famous victory tower was built in the 15th century inside the fort. The tower is illuminated at night, which is a sight to behold. Rana Kumbha’s Palace and Meera Bai’s temple are amongst the major highlights of Chittorgarh. 9. Bikaner The city of foodies, Bikaner is home to a palace, a historic fort, and a camel research center. Bikaner is regarded as the city of foodies because of the rich cuisines one can find on the streets. No tourist in Rajsthan can resist himself/herself from getting a bite of the sweet and iced dessert - Kesar Kulfi. Bikaner offers a plethora of activities to do, such as desert safari and camel ride to explore the local culture and landscapes. You just can’t miss the Junagarh Fort of Bikaner which is now home to an extensive museum. 10. Mandawa

Mandawa is famous for the holiday resort Castle Mandawa Hotel. Earlier an old Fort, Mandawa is now converted into a luxury hotel for tourists looking for places to visit in Mandawa. The Fort is a protected site, and the hotel is run by Rajasthan tourism. Travelers can visit this resort to relax for the weekend and enjoy the beauty of unfiltered Rajasthan. You can even conduct weddings and functions at the resort with your friends and family.