Fairy-tale palaces, majestic war-scarred forts, vibrant culture, and the golden sand – Rajasthan resembles an artist’s palette. The realm of the Rajputana always seizes the chance to flaunt its vibrant best be it whatever time of the year.
And if you haven’t yet visited Rajasthan, it’s high time that you explore the India tour packages and book your trip right away.
Here’s our top pick of places that you should not miss on your trip to Rajasthan:
1. Ranthambore National Park
If you cannot ignore the call of the wild and if you are enamoured by the magnificence of the mighty cat, Ranthambore National Park is a must-visit for you. Scattered around the 10-Century Ranthambore Fort, this National Park is famous for its rich population of tigers and is probably one of the best for tiger sighting.
2. Mehrangarh Fort
The imposing and invincible beauty of the Mehrangarh Fort is something that shouldn’t be missed. The terracotta-coloured fort is a repository of history and legends. Still run by the Royal family of Jodhpur, Mehrangarh Fort is an exemplar of Rajputana Architecture.
This captivating town is also known as the City of the Stepwells. Famous for its majestic forts, Bundi is like a dream. The must visit places in Bundi includes the Raniji ki Baori (the famed Queen’s Stepwell built in 1699), the Taragarh Fort, Dabhai Kund, 84 Pillared Cenotaph, Lake Nawal Sagar, and much more.
4. Jaisalmer Fort
The Jaisalmer Fort is breathtakingly beautiful. This fort is among the few forts across the globe that’s still inhabited by people. A step inside the fort is like stepping into a different world altogether – it’s like a city within a city, thriving with life.
The narrow streets, shops selling embroidered work, tourists exploring the place and locals busy with their day-to-day work – life is always in full swing in this Golden Fort.
A visit to Rajasthan is incomplete without experiencing the largest camel fair in the country at Pushkar. The Pushkar fair is usually held during the auspicious period of Kartik Poornima. If legends are to be believed then this was the day when Lord Brahma created the Pushkar Lake. Lakhs of devotees from all over the country come here to take a dip at the lake. Apart from the camel fair, you can visit the nearby Meerabai temple at Pushkar.
This is perhaps the oldest of the Rajput Kingdoms. Apart from old ruins of ancient forts and palaces, Alwar is also famous for the ancient ruins of Bhangarh Fort that has become a major tourist attraction.
Famous for being the most haunted place in India, no one is allowed inside the fort after sunset and before sunrise. You will hear numerous legends associated with Bhangarh Fort. Apart from that, you can visit the nearby Sariska Tiger Reserve and the Karni Mata Temple.
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