Planning to visit Rajasthan, Check out the top 9 things to do and see in Rajasthan
Rajasthan is one of India's richest countries in history and culture and has attractive visits to hundreds of thousands of people from across the globe. Discover the top ten things to do in the land of Kings, whether you are a cultural spirit, a historic buff, or a lover of adventure.
Take a look at the historical forts and palaces.
Rajasthan is known as the royal state of India with a range of historic forts, palaces and buildings to marvel at. Among the most magnificent and picturesque to visit are the City Palace and Kumbhalgarh Fort (Udaipur), the Chittorgarh fort (Chittorgarh), and the Junagarh Forts (Bikaner), Jaisalmer Fort and the Patwon Ki Haveliyan (Jaisalmer), among others. These castles and forts are popular with tourists because of their architectural grandeur, their royal aura and their golden past, as well as their impressive panoramic view of the area.
Marvel at the breathtaking lakes
While Rajasthan is linked to deserted lands, the state offers panoramic lakes that provide boat rides and awe-inspiring views of the temples, ghats and palaces along the shores, with exquisite green hills in the background. The Pichola Lake (Udaipur), Man Sagar Lake (Jaipur) and Pushkar Lake (Pushkar) are some of the most breezy.
Visit the temples
The royal state, which dates from the 8th and 11th centuries, is a sort of spiritual hub, with numerous temples, all of which have unique architecture and history. Every year, thousands of people are drawn into this religious architecture. The Brahma Temple (Pushkar), the temple of Dilwara (Mount Abu), the Eklingji temple (Udaipur), the Temple of Govind Dev Ji (Jaipur) and the temple of Mehandipur Balaji and the temple of Karni Mata (Bikaner), are some of the most remarkable places that you will not miss on your trip.
Go wildlife watching
Enthusiasts of nature and wildlife are delighted in Rajasthan as one of the highlights of the government is to have the beautiful shrines and national parks, full of wildlife. The Ranthambore National Park (Sawai Madhopur), known for its tiger population, the Sariska Tiger Reserve (Alwar, known for its large population of Royal Bengal tigers), and Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur), home to many migratory birds are among the best places to enjoy a wide range of flora and fauna and enjoy nature. These parks offer organised safari tours so that tourists can register and get close to the incredible things.
Seek blessings at Ajmer Sharif Dargah
The holy shrine of Ajmer Sharif, the rest of Saint Sufi Moinuddin Chisti, can't be visited in Rajasthan. The holy shrine is wrapped in a spiritual, serene and harmonious aura. People of all religions and faiths visit the shrine in search of blessings and peace of mind. The interior is architecturally charming with a series of giant silver doors that lead to the courtyard where the Sufi saint's gold and the marble-coated tomb is located.
Indulge in unique and wonderful outdoor activities
The adventurers in Rajasthan are lots to offer. Speedboat rides on the Fateh Sagar Lake (Udaipur) and trekking at Alwar and Mount Abu, hot air ballet in Pushkar and Jaipur, dune bassing at Jaisalmer, elephant ride at the Amer Fort (Jaipur), and zip line at the Mehrangarh Fort (Jodhpur) are some of the famous adventure tourism activities in the State. But people should ride around the Pink City of Jaipur, with a little additional time. To visit the historical and cultural treasures of the city and explore the rural pockets is a magnificent experience. Several tour operators, like Cyclin' Jaipur and Le Tour De India, are just registering for the best!
Explore the off-the-beaten-path gems
A journey away from the beaten will reveal some magnificent hidden treasures that will delight you with its unrivalled beauty and fascinating tales of the past. The 13th-century town of Barmer is well-known for its abundant craft; Banswara, enveloped in tribal folklore; Rawla Narlai's 17th-century fortress; Mahansar, famous for its built Havar, which is dated back to the 18th century with its golden leaves and beautiful works; and Pali and Bishnoi villages, prominently devoted to rural tourism.
Go shopping in colourful bazaars
Do not miss the colourful shopping experience when you're in Rajasthan. Every city in Rajasthan is packed with busy basins that allow you to experience and buy authentic traditional products at affordable prices from local life and culture. Check out Johari Bazar for traditional ornaments and souvenirs; hit Sadar Bazaar (Jaisalmer) for the tradition of Jaipuri; check out Bada Bazaar (Udaipur) for bandhani fabric and traditional jewellery.
Attend festivals and fairs
Rajasthan is for you if you are seeking a place where history and culture are held all year long. There is always an interesting and lively festival or fair that offers you an insight into the rich heritage of the state. Some must attend are the Makar Sakranti, Pushkar Camel Fair in November, the Elephant Fair (Jaipur) in March, Urs Festival in Rajab (Ajmer) and the December Magnetic Fields Festival in Alsisar, organised in January. The festivals will be held in the region between Jaipur and Jodhpur.