With breath-taking forts and palaces, picturesque lakes, exotic wild lives and shimmering deserts Rajasthan can offer a nice escape to an abode of peace and tranquility on your next vacation. Truly called the “The Land of Kings”, Rajasthan overwhelms all with its impregnable monuments. Rajasthan is known for its vibrant culture, friendly people and colourful costumes. A unique blend of vivacious songs and dances, vibrant villages and intriguing heritage is what Rajasthan has to offer to everyone.
The visitors traveling to this majestic land get thrilled by its wealth of attractions. The colossal palaces which were once the residence of Kings and Princes almighty have been converted into luxurious hotels and staying in such pleasure abode you would not feel less like a king or a queen who had a grandiose lifestyle.
The cities of Rajasthan are special in their own ways. One of the most popular among all is Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan which houses a fabulous array of tourist attractions like Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, the Observatory, Amber Fort that are not only the epitome architectural marvels but also of bears evidence of bygone age technological advancements. At the City Palace you can find a wonderful amalgamation of Rajput and Mughal architecture. In the middle of Ram Niwas Bagh Albert Hall Museum is located housing a fascinating range of exclusive pieces like paintings, textiles, wood crafts, carpets, metal, pottery and arms.
Your travel days in Rajasthan takes a new essence as you step into the historic city of Jodhpur that brings the sensuous and chivalrous past in front of you with its spectacular attractions that include rambling Umaid Bhawan Palace, the elegant cenotaph of Jaswant Thada, the charming Madore Garden and splendid Meharan Garh Fort. A visit to Jodhpur would not be complete without visiting Umaid Bhawan Palace which represents the perfect blend of eastern and western architectural splendor. Designed by architect Henry Lanchester, this palace is regarded as one of the largest private residences in the world. To add more charm to your travel take a trip to the tribal Bishnoi village located nearby and experience nature with stunning wildlife.
Known as the “Venice of the East”, Udaipur is a landscaped city and one of the hot destinations in Rajasthan. A tour to this majestic city will remind you of the glorious treasures of the past. The city is dotted with attractions like The City Palace Museum, Jag mandir, Sahelion ki Bari and the temples of Eklingji and Nathwada. Being in Udaipur you cannot afford to miss an evening boat cruise in Lake Pichola with beautiful palaces, forts, and havelis surrounding it and have an experience of a lifetime. An excursion to Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh and Rankapur is also quite enjoyable.
One of the most famous places to visit in Rajasthan is Jaisalmer which is popular as the land of Golden Fort. This magnificent fort made of yellow sandstone takes a sparkling golden hue as beams of sun fall on it. The intricately carved havelis are also worth watching.
One of the prime attractions of Rajasthan is camel safari. A ride through the sandy track of the desert is surely an experience of a lifetime. In the evening pitch a tent on the rolling sands ; enjoy camp fire, music and folk dances, it’s like bringing a night to your life straight away from the Arabian Nights.