Rajasthan- the Land of Kingdoms has become a shimmering jewel in the crown of Indian Tourism which has been attracting tourists with its natural beauty of lakes, the grandeur of forts and palaces and luxurious heritage hotels everything offered at nominal prices. Every nook and corner of Rajasthan is full of life with the vibrant colorful festivities blended in the hues of modern life of perfection. Some tourist attractions in Rajasthan are mentioned down below
Some tourist places you may try if you plan to visit Rajasthan in summers:
Mount Abu the lone hill station in Rajasthan offers a bit of relaxation from the blazing summers.
You may also visit Kumbalgarh and Ranakpur which are one of the most visited tourist destinations of Rajasthan offering the most awe-inspiring views in evening and night times. But make sure to stay inside in the day-time.
During the months from mid-June to September, this desert land becomes a bit cooler and offers the views endowing the charming picturesque landscapes. Rain-showers moisturize this parched land converting it into a desert paradise exhibiting the magical views of forts and palaces nestled between the Aravali Ranges.
the Venice of East is the most charming and alluring city which is a must-visit if you are traveling to Rajasthan during monsoon. Ranked as the thirst best city in the world, Udaipur is a favorite tourist hot spot unveiling the royalty of “Rangilo Rajasthan” and the entire city feels like being nestled between the Aravali Ranges. The city has numerous lakes and various heritage hotels which were once the royal inns of Maharajas where now you can have a stay and experience the regality with the alluring view of the lakes surrounding you.
Best time to visit Rajasthan
Summers in Rajasthan could be picturized as the most barbarous time of the year with the scorching heat of sun raising the temperatures above 45°C. Rajasthan becomes hot and humid in the summer months especially from April to mid-June. This desert land absorbs all the radiations from the Sun making it the most difficult for the vacationers to relish their breaks.
The best time to visit Rajasthan is during the winter months i.e. from Mid October to March because this desert becomes more of a paradise when the weather is nippy. There are many fairs and celebrations organized for tourists with the camps and heritage hotels adorned beautifully like a bride for the tourists so that they can experience royalty with convenience and comfort.
The state endows the most intoxicating hues of landscaped palaces and forts. Other than the historic monuments and beguiling views, Rajasthan is also home to numerous wildlife sanctuaries and national parks like Ranthambore national park, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Kumbalgarh Wildlife sanctuary and many more are part of this list. You will witness the utmost beauty in the form of bird-watching in October.
As the mercury drops the locales organize various fairs and festivals for the tourists. Some of the Fairs like Pushkar Mela in November, camping in Jaisalmer along with desert safari, Ramdevra Fair, Marwar Festival in Jodhpur, Kolayat and Camel Fair in Bikaner, Shilpgram Crafts Mela in Udaipur and Dusshera fair are some of the most charismatic fairs of Rajasthan having folk performances narrating the tales of foregone era and exhibiting the royal touch.
Also, there is International folk festival organized in Jodhpur, Bikaner Camel festival, Makar Sankranti, Nagaur Cattle Festival, Goa carnival, Baisakhi in Punjab and the most playful and vibrant festival “Holi” is also celebrated with colors and flowers in the month of March.
The reason why you should definitely visit Rajasthan at least once in your lifetime is:
There is an infinite array of reasons of why you should visit Rajasthan, experience the royalty and regality of magnificent forts and palaces, or witness vast culture with folk songs and dances, or just rejuvenate your souls and seek peace & pray in the temples of Rajasthan or just camp around on the glistening sand of Jaisalmer. There is nothing which this “desert land” Rajasthan doesn’t offer you.
Festivals and fairs: The colorful state of Rajasthan is a home to many vibrant festivals and fairs and many historic temples having their existence from the bygone era.
The grandeur of Forts and Palaces: The royal state Rajasthan is well-known for its grandeur of architecture of monuments unfurling the tales of the history of those dynasties which have ruled over this state for several years. The forts are palaces are that drop-dead-gorgeous that it awestruck it’s tourists with its charismatic beauty.
Wildlife sanctuaries and National Parks: Ranthambore National Park, Sariska National Park, Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Desert National Sanctuary, Sajjangarh Biological Park and many other wildlife sanctuaries are housed in Rajasthan where you can experience the natural habitat of animals.
Luxurious heritage hotels: The biggest allurement which Rajasthan offers to its tourists is the legacy inns to stay for their vacations. These hotels are vintage fortress and castles which are renovated heritage hotels for the tourists to stay and experience the sovereignty of the royal times. You may also have a chance to witness Maharajas’ outfits and weapons which they used during wars in the royal residences and heritage hotels of Udaipur and Jaipur.
Desert feat and sand dunes: Jaisalmer the golden city of Rajasthan offers you the camel safari to witness the vast stretched the Thar Desert and sand dunes. Camping under the glittering starry night with the slow winds touching your soul to soothe all the chaos running inside- this is one such magical experience offered by this desert land.
Vast culture: The folk dances, folk songs and vibrant costumes of the locales of Rajasthan are true to picture the meaning of the name “Rangilo Rajasthan”. From the local traditional dances and Ghaghra costume to the trendy western style malls, Rajasthan is a true blend of diversified culture.
Scrumptious cuisines: Rajasthan is well-known for its smoking and spicy cuisines like Dal-Bhati-Choorma and many other appetizing non-vegetarian dishes are also famous.
Street shopping: Streets of Rajasthan are full of colorful ethnic handlooms, handicrafts, silver jewelry, leather antiques and many other artifacts depicting the diversified cultural aspect of the state. You may also buy a miniature of forts and palaces from the streets as a souvenir of your trip. Make sure to bargain and shop around the street shops and meander in the market to find the most budgeted option for you.
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