Places to visit in Rajasthan
Do you like early morning sunrises in the deserts?
Do you crave to unleash your inner wild? Do you think these places to visit in Rajasthan can give you what you desire?
Let us help you with that.
From deserts to mountains, from holy temples to robust forts, from royal palaces to their intricate frescoes, Rajasthan sets on a mission to never disappoint a vagabond or a traveler coming with hopes to etch something unforgettable in their memories.
As a matter of fact, Rajasthan is for everyone.
It’s a treasure that you don’t want to let loose. For foodies it’s heaven, for adventure freaks it’s their pump, for history buffs its paradise and for the lovers of old traditions and cultures, it is pure heaven.
Get on a tiger safari or rejuvenate your senses in the busy streets and markets of Rajasthan to make the best of your travel in India.
Be that as it may, we will let you in on the top 12 places to visit in Rajasthan for an incredibly off-beat travel experience to hold onto for a lifetime. Care to see?
UDAIPUR (Beckoning of the bold and royal)
Alright, the lakes are calling you. And the mountains too. Do you hear them?
Get ready to walk on the land of Venice of the East and be mesmerized by its vibrancy, opulent culture and an amalgamation of traditions, culinary experiences, and a rich history reflecting in every nook and cranny of its existence.
Be it Lake Pichola or the spectacular view of City Palace, Udaipur makes its sole responsibility to give something heartfelt to the travelers that get within its royal embrace.
Wander in its timeless streets and absorb its old world charm deep in your skin for Rajasthan travel is a wonder in itself.
It’s the pink city, you guys!
Enter its crooked streets and pink-hued boulevards to get back deep into its history and royalty. Witness the best of architectural marvels that’ll enchant you with their colossal beauty. There is a reason why this one is the capital city of Rajasthan. And you’ll know it once you sip on its incomparable royalty and love for life.
Be that as it may, get ready to be engulfed by a strong breeze of fun, colors and a plethora of emotions. Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, and City Palace are attractions to name a few.
Oh, and by the way, a visit to Chokhi Dhani is a must for an enormous gastronomic experience amidst the very rural setting. You can’t love it.
To make this all a reality, check our ‘The Golden Triangle’ Itinerary.
You’ll get back a changed person, we promise you.
Jodhpur (The Blue Awakening)
Imagine walking on huge ramparts of a Fort so lofty and one of the biggest in India. You think that is all to Jodhpur?
Well, you might be in for a bit of a surprise here. Jodhpur is an absolute blue wonder with its cobbled streets and picture-perfect blue houses in every nook and cranny.
Strangely enough, what we would not do to take in the bird’s eye view of this spectacular town from the very top of the majestic Mehrangarh Fort.
Furthermore, it’s going to be a super fun shopping spree for you if you plan on indulging in the local handicraft and traditional wear. Nope, it’s not going to be a disappointment. We promise that to you. See? We care for you.
To blend effortlessly with the color and life of Jodhpur, check our Jodhpur Destination Page.
Jaisalmer (the breezy deserty affair)
Furthermore, it will be a sin to miss putting Jaisalmer on the list of the places to visit in Rajasthan.
It’s the show stealer, you guys. If you plan on having a movie-like experience then this is your place.
With sand dunes topping the list of things it has to offer to you, Jaisalmer is a melting pot of heritage and history.
The lofty forts, fantastic frescoes, high and mighty walls, and windy desert are the star attractions.
The opulent cultures and traditions among the locals will pour a lot many colors on our traveling experiences if nothing else.
Historiographers are in for a real treat. Get ready to rule the crystal clear night sky while you go about capturing your dreams in a shutter.
Dance to the folk music and thank us for we have an amazing offer for you that’ll bring you closest to having such an incredible experience.
Pushkar (A giant ball of fun and spirituality)
As a matter of fact, Pushkar is synonymous with fun, celebration, and spirituality.
With some lip-smacking street food to go with and temples dotting the town garnished with the sense of spirituality at the ghats by the side, Pushkar is your complete package.
Pushkar is associated with legends and myths and if there’s anything you’ll love coming across, it is these. Don’t believe us? You will!
Moreover, if you can make some time to visit this wonder of a town in November you’ll be in for some colossal extravaganza that happens only once a year.
The Pushkar camel fair is a big deal. You’ll realize what we’re talking about once you actually get to be a part of this u forgettable celebration.
You’ll be dancing with joy.
Sawai Madhopur (Unleashing the wild)
How about going back in time where royalty dripped from every part of Sawai Madhopur?
Strangely enough, the wilderness had its fair share of contribution too!
Confused. Are you?
Well, brace yourself to bring out the wildling in you while you experience the thrill of Tiger Safari in the very famous and appealing Ranthambore National Park. Yes, you heard us right.
Meanwhile, don’t forget to add the Ranthambore Palace on your to-visit list.
You’ll be charmed by the regal history of it all.
Guess what? It’s one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites In India.
Well, all the more a reason to check out this royalty reeking of an opulent past.
To crash in the wilderness of Sawai Madhopur and to know in depth about it check our Sawai Madhopur page.
Ajmer (Where holy becomes you)
With Aravalli range in the background and Patthar range engulfing it, Ajmer will be your calling for ultimate peace and contentment in the arms of the holy one.
One thing that you cannot miss out on is the holy shrine of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti.
An enormous footfall of pilgrims is observed in this holy place.
Maybe your prayers will come true. Who knows!
Ajmer will engrave itself in your heart and soul and you’ll go back a changed contented person.
We’ll vouch for that. Our Rajasthan itinerary will help you do so.
Bikaner (Food and art in abundance)
Do you appreciate art? Are you a lover of traditional handicraft?
As a matter of fact, you’re in the right place if you’re in Bikaner.
Dotted with temples and forts to appreciate the art of architecture and heritage, Bikaner stands out among the cities in Rajasthan.
And if that wasn’t enough, some incredibly gorgeous handicrafts and floral and geometric patterned artwork await to be beholden by your eyes.
Furthermore, the famous Bikaneri Bhujia is something that you have to taste the awesomeness of.
Get ready to tingle your taste buds with the spices of Bikaner.
Mandawa (Open air art at its charmest)
Mandawa in Rajasthan is your go-to place if you plan on entering a colorful wonder town where every nook and cranny breathes art and culture.
In fact, it is one of the jewels of the Shekhawati region which boasts of housing the world’s largest open art gallery. Flabbergasted, are we?
Get ready to appreciate one of the most loyal and beautiful architectural wonders in Mandawa.
You think that was all to it?
Well, the vibrant frescoes on the walls and the roofs of the mansions will steal your breath away. The intricacies in the artwork are beautiful beyond imagination.
As a matter of fact, you can very well be a part of The Mandawa travel through our Golden Triangle itinerary.
Bundi (Boulevard of local roots)
Care to go for an off-beat travel experience?
Bundi is overlooked by so many travelers and that makes it much more interesting for the curious offbeat traveler in us.
Wind up in the narrow lanes and capture through your eyes the little blue houses like that in Jodhpur. A colossal palace above the fills in the background of this tinker town makes up for a star attraction.
As a matter of fact, little temples around every corner will give you an odd sense of peace and contentment while you roam about this grounded, yet so spectacular town in Rajasthan.
Also, don’t forget to check out the local market. Do take some souvenirs back to your home.
Oh, you can thank us later for introducing you to this gorgeous town.
Mount Abu (A paradox for real)
How about climbing mountains in a mold of the desert? Sounds polar?
Strangely enough, Rajasthan houses a hill stunning hill station while it is famous for the desert and breezy affairs.
Mount Abu will be your one true pit stop on your journey to achieve a travel contentment.
Moreover, you even get to float across Nakki Lake while you admire the view around you.
The plateau is beautiful in all its grandiosity. And if that wasn’t enough of an attraction, the Dilwara Temples carved out of white marble will enchant you with their beauty and spirituality to the core.
Care to see for yourself?
Chittorgarh (Bravado for ages)
Brace yourself to witness the largest fort complex in India.
It’s none other than the ever famous Chittorgarh fort. With a huge complex housing the fort, temples and other architectural wonders, it is surrounded by stunning cliffs and unabashedly stretched for 6 kilometers. Isn’t that fascinating?
Every Rajput will swear by it and brag about it being the testimony of chivalry and bravery.
The entire concept of Jauhar was witnessed in Chittorgarh where the ladies would choose death over dishonor and give their lives if their husbands lost a war.
Furthermore, a series of seven gates will welcome you and you’re bound to be confused about which one to enter first.
But let us assure you, this complex is totally worth a day-long exploration.
Yes, it is every bit impressive.
Rajasthan has a lot to serve you with. The places to visit in Rajasthan never fall short of some amazing and mind-blowing blend of culture, tradition, and a rich heritage to flaunt around.