Rajasthan is a state of vibrant folk dance and music, gigantic forts and palaces, spicy food, colourful and large turbans, extensive golden sand desert, camels and rich handicraft. It is therefore, an incredible place to visit in India for enjoying unforgettable holidays. Sprawling in an area of 342239 sq km, Rajasthan is perfect for history buffs, culture aficionados, adventure lovers, wildlife enthusiasts, family vacations, honeymoon, and more.

Architectural Splendour: Forts, Palaces & Havelis!
A Rich Melange of Dances, Songs, Rides & Colors!
Rich Wildlife!
Jewellery to Paintings!
Daal Baati Churma to Laal Maas : Savour the Rich Cuisine of Rajasthan!

Top 14 Most Visited Destinations in Rajasthan

Jaipur

The capital city Jaipur has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dotted with numerous heritage sites, the Pink City is an unmissable destination.

 

Jaisalmer

The Golden City, Jaisalmer is flanked by the Thar Desert and adorned with a living fort. Reflecting the rich history of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is a land of experiences you cannot forget.


Udaipur

Dubbed the City of Lakes, Udaipur is adorned with many man-made lakes, palaces, and the Aravalli Hills which make it a popular tourist destination in Rajasthan.

 

Jodhpur

Home to the impressive Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhavan, Jodhpur, the second-largest city in Rajasthan is a history lover’s paradise.


Bikaner

Displaying the opulence of Rajasthan’s culture and history, Bikaner is popular as a world’s largest camel research and breeding farms and is home to the unique rat temple, Karni Mata.

 

 Mount Abu

Serving as a source of comfort from the sultry dessert climate of Rajasthan, Mount Abu, the state’s only hill station stands at a height of 1722 metres above sea level, and is embraced by lush green hills of the Aravalli range.


Ranthambore

One of the major tiger reserves in India, Ranthambore National Park boasts rich wildlife, historical monuments, and an enthralling wildlife safari experience.

 

Chittorgarh

The largest fort not only in Rajasthan but in India, Chittorgarh is known for its architectural brilliance and different periods of history that it has been the witness of.


Kumbhalgarh

Boasting one of the longest walls in the world, Kumbhalgarh is the second-largest fort in India. This impressive fort is not to be missed witnessing in Rajasthan.

 

Bundi

Bundi is a magnificent town located around 36 kilometres from Kota. Dotted with palaces and forts, the place has a fairy tale quality about it. Bundi’s charm lies in its location –surrounded by orchards of orange, guava, pomegranate and mango trees, flanked by the Aravalli range and rivers and lined by fields of cotton, barley and wheat. Situated far from the crowds, it is the simple rural folk that lend Bundi its allure.

 

Mandawa

Situated 168 Km. from Jaipur, Mandawa,  once functioned as a trading outpost for ancient caravan routes in Shekhawati for goods from China and the Middle East. Thakur Nawal Singh, then ruler of Nawalgarh and Mandawa built a fort to protect this outpost. The Mandawa fort famous for its painted arched gateway, beautiful frescoes, exquisite carvings and mirror work.  Situated in the middle of the town, the Mandawa Fort has now been converted into a heritage hotel. Mandawa is also famous for its beautiful havelis.

 

Ranakpur

Tucked away in the forests of Aravalli hills, comes a place of magnificence in the form of this 15 th century Jain Temple of Ranakpur. Located almost 90 kilometers away from the city of Udaipur in the district of Pali, the Ranakpur Temple in Rajasthan sits graciously poised on the banks of River Maghai.
Featuring intricate designs akin to a fine piece of embroidered cloth, this temple stands as one of the most brilliant architectural monuments on the Indian subcontinent. Besides, the Ranakpur Temple is also the largest and most significant places of worship for the Jains.

 

Pushkar

One of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar is a religious destination which also has a hippie vibe. Its 52 ghats and one-of-its-kind Brahma Temple attract many from across the world.


Ajmer

Famed as an important Muslim pilgrimage, Ajmer is a sacred destination in Rajasthan that is also known for historical opulence.

 

Best Time for Visiting Rajasthan for Holidays

The best time to visit Rajasthan is in between October to February, when the weather is on and is ideal to go on sightseeing tours and enjoy all the activities offered in the above locations.