Rajasthan is a significant part of Incredible India ; fascinating tourists with diverse and scenic beauty, palatial palaces embellished with gems and intricate carvings and powerful forts, exhibiting the feats of the Rajput clan.

When in Rajasthan you need to visit these seven incredible places of the state to experience the true greatness of the Indian monarchy .

1. The Pink City of Jaipur

hawa-mahalIn the present the capital of Rajasthan , Jaipur is charming with its pink color. The city is well prepared to welcome you in a real way, give greetings to the guests with garlands and tilak, while the decorated elephants are ready to ride at Amber Fort, located on top of a hill.

Go back in time at the City Palace Museum, which displays the weapons and belongings of the Maharajas and Maharanis or travel to the Hawa Mahal with 983 balconies.

The Jal Mahal fascinates passionate hearts while the Jantar Mantar unravels the scientific mind of the monarchies of the Rajputs. The nights are filled with entertainment in Jaipur with interesting activities like puppet shows and shopping for unique crafts, costume jewelery, boutique clothing and leather shoes.

 

2. The Golden City of Jaisalmer

jaisalmerPopularly known as the Desert City, Jaisalmer is a must see to see the mystery of the Thar Desert. While the Jaisalmer Fort creates golden mirage under the midday sun, the intricately designed buildings of Bada Bagh portray the glorious history of Jaisalmer .

Visit the Desert National Park to see the rich flora and fauna of the deserts or celebrate the desert life at the desert festival, which takes place in winter.

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3. The Forests of Ranthambore

ranthambore-tigerThe National Park of Ranthambore Attracts the emotion of lovers with its large population of Bengal royal tigers. Here you can find these tigers wandering in their own state of mind.

Go on a safari ride to see the various species of deer, elephants, leopards and birds. The ruined fortress of Ranthambore is another tourist spot within the forest.

4. The Ajmer Pilgrimage

ajmer-dargah-sharifAjmer is a pilgrimage for the both Hindus and Muslims; This city is known for the tomb of Durgah Sharif by Khwaja Mouniddin Chisti.

This city is also a route to Pushkar , which has only the Brahma temple in the world. This city adds a spiritual atmosphere to your trip to Rajasthan .

5. The heavenly city of Mount Abu

dilwara-temples-mount-abuTravel to the time of Jainism in the picturesque hill station of Mount Abu. While the group of temples of Dilwara that is famous in the world for its exquisite designs, the Gurushikar mountain peak offers a panoramic view of the Thar desert, sand dunes and camels strolling through the golden sand.

The National Wildlife Sanctuary is another attraction of this place.

6. The camel city of Bikaner

gajner-palace-smallIf the camel rides excite you, visit Bikaner in the month of January. This festival not only gives you an opportunity to take a camel ride but you can also have a fun time by seeing camels painted in bright colors that are performing aerobics and dancing in the folk music melodies.

Explore a long number of forts, monuments and palaces here or enjoy the crispy Bikaner sandwiches.

 

7. The City of Lagos of Udaipur  

city-palace-udaipurYou can save the desert oasis, Udaipur for the last part of your trip. This place offers a calming experience in the heat of the Thar desert. While the wonderful monument like the City Palace is a delight for the eyes, a pleasant boat ride through the crystal clear waters of Lake Pichola during sunrise or sunset that rejuvenates you from within.

The Jag Mandir Palace located right in the heart of Lake Pichola is a pleasant place to enjoy some stress-free moments, listening to the ripples of water around you.

Last but not least; Rajasthan treats you with quintessential cuisines served in silver plates and glasses. From vegetarian delights like khersangri to spicy non-vegetarian cuisines like laal maas, it’s an immemorial feast. You also have enough to satisfy your taste for sweets with daalbati churma and barfis.