Visiting the charming Rajasthan is always an energizing and exciting experience. Enriched with heavenly history and culture, a couple of days in this beautiful land of Rajasthan is one of the most magnificent way to explore the rural and rustic magnificence of this desert land.
With a lot of palace that still summon the greatness of their magnificent past, in truly every village, and the Thar desert’s endless sand dunes that seems like a brilliantly toned compositions, there no shortage of places to visit in Rajasthan that give a perfect setting to a romantically beautiful escape. That land of Maharajas is notable for its stunning legacy and heritage sites, luxurious lodgings, beautiful lakes and picture-postcards desert stretches that look straight out of Arabian Nights.
Bounce on a camel top to explore Jaisalmer’s famous dines, explore the extravagance royal residences of Udaipur to the colossal strongholds of Jodhpur, explore the impeccable Jal Mahal in Jaipur, cruise on Mount Abu’s Nakki Lake on a paddleboat or have a candlelit dinner in Udaipur’s City Palaces; Rajasthan’s palette of romantic experiences is colorful and kaleidoscopic in nature. You will likewise get enamored with the traditional folk dance and music. Along these lines, with our attentively planned package, have a brush and come back with pleasurable recollections of the beautiful state of Rajasthan.
The cities to visit in this travel guide includes:
There are a lot of other places to visit in this majestic land of Rajasthan than this, but we narrowed down to five of these key cities just because if you keep on travelling and bouncing here and there too much then there will be no time for you to enjoy the land and embrace the culture and beauty of this land.
All of the traveler today do a very big blunder of trying and wanting to see too much having very less amount of time in their hands. But still if you think you have more time to experience the land a bit more, you can also visit Bikaner which is famous for Karni Mata temple which is a rat temple, Mount Abu, Ajmer, and also Ranthambore National Park which is the biggest national park for tigers.
How to get, skip, hop, and jump around Rajasthan?
It is amazingly easy to travel to any place when in Rajasthan or travelling to Rajasthan. You can book buses last-minute without having any issue and do either a Volvo A/C reclining seat bus or you can do a sleeper bus when wanting to come to this land. The on road journey is super easy. If you are looking for a faster mode of travel and a chill one, then you can opt for a train journey. Board a train and have a chill night travel rather than being on a bumpy bus or car. But keep in mind the train system won’t work the way the busses did, you might have to book a little early when wanting to travel by train. if you are an air baby you can also take a flight to Rajasthan, but, flying between the cities can be a little expense as there is no direct flight to this majestic land and you will have to take a layover at Delhi.
The last option when travelling in mind is to hire a driver for each city. There are multiple agents available everywhere who can arrange drivers and cars for you. Traveling from Udaipur to Jodhpur will somewhere cost you around 3,500 Rs and none of these journeys should cost more than 5,000 Rs.
When you have entered Rajasthan, for within the cities travel, you’ll find Uber which is a godsend. For the places that don’t allow Ubers because of narrow roads, you can easily travel around in the city with inexpensive rickshaws.
India’s Venice as many would call, Udaipur the white city of India is the most romantic city in India. One should start their Rajasthan expatiation with this city just because it Is easily accessible by flight, then a quick Uber into town, and it’s the most easy-going chilled out city on this list. It’s relaxing which is not something you can say about the other places. It’s a beautiful city to ease into India. It is the city in Rajasthan that is the safest and the most chilled out to just wander and see this beautiful city. When in this land one can visit the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari (Gardens of the maids of Honor), Museum and Jagdish Temple. In the evening you can take a boat ride at Lake Pichola. Later you can transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel to relax and rejuvenate.
After breakfast in Udaipur, drive to Jodhpur. Enroute visit Ranakpur. Ranakpur is 98 Kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century is situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Later continue drive to Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. Jodhpur is just the most amazing city. You would want to visit the place multiple times. It is called the blue city of India. When in Jodhpur visit and tour the Bishnoi tribe and take time to see the Mehrangarh Fort. These are the two most memorable touristy things to do in Jodhpur. Don’t forget to eat at Gypsy Diner, they serve the best Rajasthani thali ever.
After the breakfast city tour of Jodhpur, visit Mehrangarh Fort, the Jaswant Thada and the Umaid Bhawan Palace. Afternoon drive to Jaisalmer. On arrival at Jaisalmer check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. After breakfast full day city tour of Jaisalmer, visit the Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis, Manak Chowk, Gadisar Lake, also visit painted & colorful market. In the afternoon you can go for an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes. In the evening you can take a camel safari at desert and enjoy the sun set. There isn’t a lot to do in Jaisalmer but it has a unique desert vibe which is indescribable. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Pushkar “the rose garden of Rajasthan” is a place that some people choose to skip out on during their time in Rajasthan, but don’t do this mistake, you will really enjoy this town and your journey here. The Pushkar lake is what makes this city famous as it’s said that a bird carrying immortality water dropped it into the lake here, and it’s one of 5 pilgrimages Hindu’s might make in their lifetime. It’s a city hidden in the Aravali Hills that has a real hippie vibe – with tourists walking around barefoot drinking “special lassis”. Don’t forget to get up for an amazing sunrise here!
After breakfast local tour of Pushkar, visit Bikaner Fort, the Lalgarh Palace and the Deshnoke Temple. Afternoon drive to Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. India’s pink city! It is absolutely beautiful. When in this beautiful land you can visit the Amber Fort ascend fort in open Jeep in the morning. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachwaha dynasty for long time ago. It was moved to newly created Jaipur. Visit the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of victory) which is a hall glittering with mirrors. In the afternoon visit Maharaja’s City Palace, the Observatory and drive past to Hawa Mahal. In the evening transfer to hotel or free for shopping in the local market. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Agra. En route stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Akbar, the Mughal emperor between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendor. It was constructed mainly as a tribute to the great Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chishti who had blessed Akbar with a son. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra. In the morning you can visit the famous Taj Mahal, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed. After breakfast visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Later drive back to Delhi. Overnight stay at hotel.
Post breakfast, transfer to the airport on time to catch your flight for onward destination.