Rajasthan is located on the northern area of India. It hosts most of the wide, Thar Desert, also known as the “Great Indian Desert” and “Rajasthan Desert”. It shares its border with Pakistan on one side, along the Sutlej-Indus valley.
It is surrounded by, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab. Rajasthan is one of the most frequently visited states in India. It is because it is rich in Indian culture and has a very important place in history.
Jaipur is called the Pink City and is filled with ancient palaces, forts, and everything has stunning views and beautiful architecture. It belongs to a part in India’s famous Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit, and it attracts visitors with its memorable remains of a historical era. Visiting Jaipur will leave you with a great feeling about how monarchies once lived in great glory. Stay in Jaipur is extremely enjoyable. This city has some beautiful hotels, rich in heritage that have been converted from old palaces. The guests get a very rich experience while staying in these hotels.
Udaipur is a place filled with beautiful gardens, old mansions, historical temples, grand palaces and many more. Every attraction in this place overlooks wonderful shimmering lakes. The main attraction is the City Palace that stretches along the shore of Lake Pichola. It is a treat to the eyes to watch this view. It has been constructed exquisitely and it displays military architecture of Rajput and Mughal style techniques in decorations, and they both go on well combined together. It has a museum displaying many family photos, royal heirlooms, and other souvenirs.
Jaisalmer is a place that reminds you of the romantic Arabian Nights fables. You will be confused whether you are in a fairytale or real world. This city rises from the sand dunes of the Rajasthan desert magically. The beauty of this sandstone city can be described barely with words. There is a very old fort that overlooks the city with its wonderful architecture. The visit inside the fort takes you to those real times when Kings and Queens existed.
Jodhpur is called the “Blue City” as most of its buildings are painted blue and is the second largest city in Rajasthan. The Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India and is the pride of Jodhpur. Visiting in October can be a treat to the eyes as you can watch the festival that is very famous and entertaining.
Pushkar is a little holy town attracting a lot of backpackers and hippie kind of visitors. It is a kind of sleepy town and can give a different feeling. Pushkar becomes starry and comes alive in October/November for a couple of weeks, during the Pushkar Camel Fair.
Do Not Miss Anything
Rajasthan reminds you about whatever you have learned about India in your history and geography classes in school. It hosts lots of forts, palaces, desert, elephants, camels, and snake charmers. There are lots of places to visit in Rajasthan and must not be missed.