The land of Maharaja's and Maharani's (Kings & Queens), Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations for native as well as foreigner tourists. Located in the western part, it is the largest state of India. Historically, it had been ruled by various Kings. Primarily, it was divided into various kingdoms and hence, entire state is infused with historical palaces, forts and temples. In addition, art, culture and music of the state are integral part of Rajasthan tourism.
As per the data, almost every third foreign tourist who comes for India tour definitely make tour of Rajasthan. Along with the historical beauty, the state is also blessed with the natural beauty such as lakes, ephemeral rivers, Aravalli Mountain range and the Great Indian Desert (more popularly known as 'Thar Desert').
Interestingly, many of the abandoned forts now have been converted into hotels and restaurants hence, you will not only enjoy touring of Rajasthan but also you can have here traditional living style along with traditional food and culture. Some of the popular places of Rajasthan where most of the tourists prefer to go are - the state capital city Jaipur, the desert city Jaisalmer, Lake City Udaipur and various other fort cities like Jodhpur, Bikaner etc. are equally important for the tourism. Above all, Jaipur is one of the tourist points of famous Golden Triangle other two are New Delhi and Agra."
Major Activities to Do in Rajasthan:
Boating in Lakes
Trekking (specially on Mount Abu)
Participation in local traditional music and dance
Participation in local festivals
Major Tourists' Points of Rajasthan are:
Jaipur- More popularly Known as pink city of India, Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is famous for palaces, temples and local markets.
Jaisalmer It is famous for its golden fortress, havelis and some of the oldest Jain Temples and libraries.
Ajmer - Located west of capital city Jaipur, Ajmer is pretty popular for shrine of sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.
Mount Abu - The highest peak of Aravalli Range, Mount Abu is a Popular hill station.
Pushkar - It is world-wide popular because of the festivals and presence of very few Brahma temples.
Barmer - It is typically known for Rajasthani villages where you can enjoy local traditions, cultures and food.
Jodhpur - located at the edge of 'Thar Dersert', Jodhpur is more popularly known as 'Fortress-city'. You can enjoy here watching blue homes and architecture.
Udaipur - It is city of lakes and more popularly Known as the "Venice of India".
Bharatpur - located in the eastern part of Rajasthan is popular for Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
Bikaner - Located far west of Rajasthan is popular for desert havelis, palaces and temples.
Ahore - located about 110 km away from Jodhpur, Ahore is a small town more popularly known for Holi Festival and goddess temple.
How to Reach Rajasthan?
Various places of Rajasthan can be reached by railways and as well as roadways; however, the capital city can also be reached by airways. The Jaipur airport is well connected with major cities of India.
Several trains coming from various cities of India connect most of the tourists' points of Rajasthan. In addition, a highly luxurious train i.e. "Palace on Wheels" also runs that make tour of major tourists' points of Rajasthan. Interestingly, from national capital city New Delhi, bus service is also available. You can find here ordinary fair buses to highly luxurious AC buses; you can choose bus of your budget.
Destinations : Places covered : Delhi Mandawa Bikaner Jodhpur Ranakpur Udaipur Deogarh Jaipur and Agra.
Highlights : Rajasthan is a glorious land of surprises; it is also a land of enthralling natural beauty and diversity that can easily fascinate even the most seasoned traveler. It is a magnificent land of numerous historic monuments including palaces, forts, temples, etc.
Destinations :Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Chattrasagar, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra, Gwalior, Jhansi, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Delhi
Highlights :Those looking for the taste of royal lifestyle just need to enter in any of the several palace hotels or heritage hotels that cordially treat all the tourists like royal guests.
Destinations :Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Delhi
Highlights :Rajasthan is a land of superlatives...everything here is breathtakingly beautiful, impressive and fascinating. It is packed with history, art and culture that goes back several centuries.
Destinations :Delhi - Agra - Jaipur Samode - Nawalgarh - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Bishnoi Village Ranakpur - Udaipur - Mumbai
Highlights :Explore the romantic rajasthan with tajmahal and mumbai.
Destinations :Agra Fatehpur Sikri Ranthambore Bundi Bijaipur Chottargarh Kumbhalgarh Deogarh Nathdwara - Pushkar Jaipur Samode - Mukundgarh
Highlights :Excitement, gaiety and a keen sense of competition fill the air as the long journey to Pushkar begins. The only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma (the creator) is located at Pushkar.
Destinations :New Delhi- Kesroli - Sariska - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Bharatpur - Fateh Pur Sikri - Agra
Highlights :Sand dunes and camels are most often associated words with Rajasthan while completely forgetting that Sariska, Bharatpur and Ranthambhore are in this state. Rajasthan boasts of these places that have witnessed various phases of history, which still reflects from countless palaces and forts.
Destinations :Mandawa, Dundlod, Nawalgarh, Laxmangarh, Bikaner,Deshnokh, Camel Safari, Khimsar, Jaisalmer, Sam Sand Dunes, Jodhpur, Gudda Bishnoi Village, Pushkar and Jaipur
Highlights :Havelies & Castles , Music, Ballads & Dances, Meharangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Jaigarh Fort , Nahargarh Fort,.....etc.
Destinations :Delhi - Bikaner Panchu Deshnokh Dhankla Bera, Hanuman Hatti Bhardia Jamba - Jaisalmer- Jodhpur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra
Highlights :Tourism and Rajasthan go side by side. As you take a tour of Rajasthan with us, you will explore so many new facets of Rajasthan. Whether it is the sand dunes or the massive forts and palaces with cultural rajasthan and camel safari in desert.
Destinations :Delhi Neemrana - Samode - Nawalgarh - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ghanerao - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Deogarh - Kanota - Agra
Highlights :Amber Fort, Royal observatory, Castle Mandawa, Lallgarh Palace, Junagadh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Maharani Bagh, Shiv Niwas Palace, Ranakpur temples, Taj Mahal, Red Fort, The Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula....etc.