The name Rajasthan literally means ‘The Land of the Kings’. This beautiful place is synonymous with culture, history, art, food and it’s people. As the capital of Rajasthan, the Jaipur city avails the opportunities to ramble the fabulous destinations in and around it. Jaipur has a long list of tourist attractions and millions of tourists arrive per year to jollify on these glorious places.
For historical and pleasure purposes, Jaipur proofs itself the most prominent destination in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. Its monuments remember the royal family who ruled here many years and gives the new identity to this beautiful city.
It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. Travel Rajasthan in India and experience the rich essence of Indian culture and scenic beauty of nature. A variety of forts and palaces to choose from, beautiful locations, delicious food along with locals who are known for their warm demeanour and large hearts make Rajasthan a place unlike any other.
Jaisalmer — the Golden City
This town is named “the Golden City” because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the city give a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area. Approximately, 40 km from the city, is the Sand dunes, located in the midst of the Thar desert. There are many camps in the Sand dunes, where you can stay and enjoy the camel rides and Jeep safari. In the city, Gadi Sagar lake, Patwon ki haveli, and The Golden City fort(Jaisalmer Fort) are tourist spots.
Udaipur — City of Lakes
The city of lakes is known for its culture, history, scenic locations and especially its lakes.
Beautiful indigo blue ink-spill patterned buildings make picture-perfect Jodhpur everything it’s made out to be, and a little more. Surrounded by legends that are closer to the truth, the fabled city of Jodhpur, bathed in blue, is viewed at its spectacular best from the looming Mehrangarh Fort. The beautiful white-marble Jaswant Thada, close to the fort, offers stunning sunrises and sunsets.
Visit Jantar Mantar, the largest sundial in the world situated in the Jaipur City of Rajasthan. See the deepest well, with steps, Chand Baori in Abhaneri village in Jaipur.
The famous marble temple, Dilwara Temple in Mount Abu is a place worth visiting. This temple is the most beautifully structured architecture in India. Every tomb in this temple has a different design. You will surely drop your jaw after seeing this amazing beauty.
The vibrancy of Rajasthan is prominent through its intriguing artistic and cultural traditions. You will be left spellbound by the highly enriched classical music and local folk dances that depict the lifestyles and day to day relationships of generations of Rajasthanis.
Driving through the cities and villages of Rajasthan provides an intimate view of rural India. The sun-drenched countryside is dotted with resilient vegetation common to drier, desert, climates. This is a part of the tourist trail that is rarely seen.
Foodies with an appetite for discovering new cuisines would find Rajasthan cuisine to be an enriching culinary experience. Favourites include Bajre ki roti, pyaaz kachori and most importantly Dal Bati Churma.
From the most charming points of the city, it is very difficult to describe and choose a few because each step of the city tells a new destination story to which no one can ignore. Your arrival is welcomed with the dip of the heart by the great hospitality of the locals may it be the gorgeous places or historical, religious monuments. We hope this Rajasthan travel guide helped you get insights about how you need to plan your vacay. For more details, visit the Rajasthan Travel package by Enduring Journeys.