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Top Tourist Places in Rajasthan

by Judi Cotter (2020-09-08)







Places in Rajasthan for Tourist:

  • Jaipur: Pink City - A Place for Royal Families

  • Udaipur: Renowned for luxurious Palaces and lakes

  • Jaisalmer: Famous for Jaisalmer Fort & Jain Temples

  • Jodhpur: Blue City with Palaces & Mehrangarh Fort

  • Ajmer: Popular for Khawaja Gharib Nawaz Ajmer

  • Bikaner: Rajasthani City known for Junagarh Fort, Prachin Museum & Karni Mata Temple


  • Mount Abu: Nestled on the top of a tree laden mountains

  • Pushkar: Hindu pilgrimage site with several ghats

  • Ranthambore National Park: See tigers, ancient Ranthambore Fort & Padam Talao Lake.

  • Bharatpur: Bird sanctuary, Lohagarh Fort & Ganga Mandir temple

  • Alwar: Rajasthani City recognized for Alwar City Palace & Museum, Moosi Maharani shrine & Bala Qila fort.

  • Shekhawati: Unique place with ancient Havelis


  • Bundi: Famous for blue-colored Building, Temples, Miniature Paintings.


 


Jaipur


Famously known as the “Pink City” all over the world, Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh founded this largest city in the 18th century.

The city of Jaipur is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Rajasthan.


You must take a jaipur tour if you haven’t explored this royal city yet. The city is well connected to all major Indian



cities via road. So, you can easily be here in your own car. Jaipur was constructed as per the guidelines in Vedic Architecture. TrueHAB has designed a variety of  at incredible prices for you to book online.


Popular Destinations in Jaipur: Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort.
Airport closest to Jaipur: Sanganer airport (only 12 km distance)
Good Hotels in Jaipur: Hathroi Palace, Madhav Guest House, Rawla Rawatstar, Ikaki Niwas, Rajputana Guest House, and Jaipur Friendly Villa.

Railway station closest to Jaipur: Jaipur Junction railway station (4.9 km away)
Ideal season to visit: An year-round but avoid visiting in summers due to the city’s high temperature.
Things to do in Jaipur: Enjoy wildlife safari ride, Visit the nearby markets to purchase Rajasthani crafts, gems, and clothes.
 
Udaipur
Want to be at the opulent city in Rajasthan? Udaipur tour is the next go-to attraction for you. Udaipur is a royal city in the princely state of Rajasthan. Now known as the ‘The City of Lakes, this city was established by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559.

Some people also call it the Venice of the East. It contains various hotspots for tourists such as City Palace, Lake Palace, Jagdish temple. The winter season is pleasant here and it is the ideal season for sightseeing in Udaipur.
Udaipur Tour Places:  City Palace, Lake Pichola, Jagdish Temple, Jagmandir, and more.
Airport closest to Udaipur: Maharana Pratap Airport (only 20 km distance)
Hotels:  Here are some of the top hotels where you can stay for a night in Udaipur - Nandini Paying Guest House, Hill Top Cottage, Advent Guest House, etc.

Railway Station Closest to Udaipur: Udaipur railway station (only 4.3 km away)
Ideal Season to visit: Monsoon (July - September) & Winter (November-February)
Top Things to do in Udaipur: Take a boat tour Lake Pichola, explorer the palaces, click pictures of temples and palaces.
 
Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is the heart and soul of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer is known as the Golden City because the yellow sandstones were used in setting the Jaisalmer fort and town. Jaisalmer got its name on the list of five famous cities in Rajasthan. Beautiful forts, royal palaces, and Big temples are the only things that you will find in Jaisalmer.

The name of this city has been derived from the Yaduvanshi Bhati ruler, Maharaja Jaisal Singh. 
Come to this city in January or February to be a part of the Desert Festival. Hordes of tourists come in these two months to attend the festival
Good Hotels: Suryagarh Jaisalmer Rajasthan, Fort Rajwada Jaisalmer, Sujan, Hotel Jaisalkot, Hotel Rang Mahal and Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa
Airport Closest to Jaisalmer: Jodhpur Airport (284.6 km only)

Railway Station closest to Jaisalmer: Jaisalmer railway station-2.8 km away)
Ideal Season to visit: September to April
Jaisalmer Tour Places: Jaisalmer Fort, Sam sand dunes, Gadisagar Lake, Tanot Mata Temple
Things to do in Jaisalmer:  Go to Jaisalmer Fort for Sightseeing, Attend Desert festival of January-February & Take camel ride.
 
Jodhpur
Jodhpur houses a myriad of temples, forts, and palaces. This city looks kind of similar to the royal cities of Jaisalmer & Jaipur. All the important decisions were taken in this city during the ‎Moris‎ Dynasty.

Jodhpur is popularly known as the Sun City. The reason behind it is that the city experience hot weather throughout the year. To keep the place of living cool, locals have painted their house with blue color. This ultimately gave Jodhpur the title of Blue City.
Good Hotels: Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mihir Garh, Hari Mahal, Rohetgarh, Park Plaza & Indana Palace.
Airport Closest to Jodhpur: Jodhpur Airport (9.6 km away)
Railway Station closest toJodhpur: Jodhpur Junction (9.2 km away)

Ideal Season to visit: year-round
Jodhpur Tourist Places: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Mandore Gardens, Ghanta Ghar, and Sardar Samand Lake.
Top Things to do in Jodhpur: Explore different palaces & Mehrangarh fort.
 
Ajmer
The very famous Ajmer Sharif Dargah is located in the city of Ajmer. This city stands in the top fifth position when it comes to finding out the largest cities in Rajasthan.

Aravalli range and Naag Pathar range encircles Ajmer, conserving from the Thar Desert.
According to the locals’ belief, no one leaves empty-handed from Ajmer Sharif Dargah if he prays with a pure heart.
Good Hotels: Hotel New Jannat, The Royal Melange Ajmer Hotel, Hotel Sahil, Hotel Moon Star, Hotel Plaza Inn
Airport Closest to Ajmer: Sanganer Airport (140.1 km away)
Railway Station closest to Ajmer: Ajmer Junction (1.6 km away)

Ideal Season to visit: Throughout the year
Popular Destinations in Ajmer: Ana Sagar Lake, Dargah Sharif AND Naag Pathar ranges
Things to do in Ajmer: Listen to Qawwali at Dargah Sharif, Put chadar on the Sufi St. grave.
 
Bikaner
Bikaner houses numerous temples and fort. Rao Bhika & Nehra Jats are the founders of this city. Camel Festival, organized annually in the month of January and February, is what makes the Bikaner famous. Don’t forget to purchase Usta Art items in Bikaner.

Good Hotels: Narendra Bhawan, Hotel Raj Vilas Palace, Gajner Palace, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Heritage Resort
Airport Closest to Bikaner: Jodhpur Airport (248.6 km away)
Railway Station closest to Bikaner: Bikaner Junction railway station (1.4 km away)
Ideal Season to visit: between January and February
Bikaner Tourist Places: Lalgarh Palace, Junagarh Fort, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Karni Mata Temple, Bikaner Camel Festival & Laxmi Nath Temple.

Best Things to do in Bikaner: Join the Camel fest, do shopping.
 
Mount Abu
Rajasthan also boasts of Mount Abu, the only hilly region in the huge desert area. It is a tourist destination in all aspects. Mount Abu is located 1220 m above sea level, near the borderlines of two Indian states - Rajasthan and Gujarat. Mount Abu serves as the perfect getaway escape for locals of neighboring cities.
The weather in Mount Abu is more pleasant and enjoyable when compared to other Rajasthani cities. TrueHAB has designed a variety of