Rajasthan is known to be one of the popular tourist locations because of its cities with palaces. This royal land is abode to one sparkling city of Sardargarh. It is believed that no tour to Rajasthan is complete without visit to this location. Located near to the Udaipur airport this is one place you must visit to cherish the antiquity of its fort. It is not frequented by many tourists. Hence you get the chance to enjoy your exotic vacations in total serenity.
Osian is a city that was once the capital of Marwar. It is located 65 kms away from Jodhpur. It an ancient town located in the north district of the headquarters of Jodhpur. This city is known for its several Jain temples and Brahmanical temples. These temples were made in the 12th and 8th century. All the temples here were constructed in such a way that all of them face the west direction. They are one of the best examples of the architectural marvels. There are a lot of tourists that visit this place. One of the most old and respected temples here is the Sun temple. In addition you can also visit the Mahavir temple and the other three famous temples that are dedicated to Lord Vishnu. All these temples are a must visit. Osian is a place that is known by various names such as 'Khajuraho' of Rajasthan and also as 'Oasis of Thar desert'.
Trip to Neemrana will take you to a popular village if Alwar city of Rajasthan. It is beautiful village and you can just get carried away by its simplicity and magnificence. This place is situated at the distance of around 122 Km from Delhi. It has its historical significance and is exactly situated at the distance of 75 Km from Alwar.
Deograh is a beautiful small town situated in Rajasthan. It is located on boundaries of Mewar, Merwara and Marwar. It is situated at around 80 miles from north- east of Udaipur. As compared to another place of Rajasthan, Deogarh is a cooler region. Most popular and interesting thing about this town which grabs attention of tourists is miniature paintings displayed over here. Walls of Deograh fort also display frescoes of miniature art forms. You can find many interesting rooms within the palace which primarily includes Sheesh Mahal. Gradually, Deogarh has emerged as a prime town of Rajasthan.
Siana is a tiny hamlet that is located to the south west side of Rajasthan. The terrain at this place is a beautiful combination of Aravali hills which is surrounded through agriculture land and sand dunes. The best part is that the run off from these hills has made the area a right place for riding. In the Aisrana range the development of rock is very different and it is worth mentioning due to the distinctive as well as superb backdrop of sun setting.
Pokran is a famous town situated in Jaisalmer district of western Rajasthan. This is simply a wonderful place which has gained immense popularity for interior crafts and furniture. Situated at the elevation of 233 m, this city is covered on all sides by rock, sand and also five ranges of salt. Today, Pokran is also popularly termed as "place of five mirages". From prime cities of Rajasthan such as Jaisalmer and Jodhpur, this can be accessed very easily.
Located to the northern Rajasthan, Nawalgarh was founded by Thakur Nawal Singh Ji Bahadur. This city will take you completely by awe with its historically rich background. Built in the 17th century; a fort is the main tourist attraction of this place. In earlier times it was known to be a rich and prosperous city. It was due to lot of activities and visits by merchants from different lands. There are havelis and palaces to visit in this city.
Chatrasagar is a very good tourist place that was made in the nineteenth century by Thakur Chhatra Singh. Thakur was the powerful dignified personality of the desert kingdom of Marwar. This place is situated off the Jaipur-Jodhpur highway that is 110 kms away from Jodhpur and 95 kms away from Ajmer. It is a reservoir that is hundred year old. The construction of the dam was completed in the year 1890. The reservoir is spread across 1400 acres that is privately owned. It is been owned by the same family since many generations. It is a well known place that is visited by many tourists.
No one would have recognized the spot if it would not have had Bhainsrorgarh Fort. 90 minutes away from the Kota Railway Station this fort is sure to hit you pleasantly. Built in the 17th century it is till date maintained by royal family. This fort made Bhainsrorgarh one of the major tourist attraction spot in Rajasthan.
Located in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan, Alsisar is a small town. This small town was established by Alsi named woman in the year 1440 AD. If you want to visit this place then it is located 27 km away from the Jhunjhunu district headquarters. If you love adventure then it is one of the ideal town that is well known for its rural adventure.
Udaipur over the years has gained two names that is "Venice of the East" and "City of Lakes". This city is well known for the ancient royalty tat lies in the palaces as well as dazzling lakes. Udaipur has become a well known tourist attraction today as it is able to offer desires of the tourists.
Touring Rajasthan is incomplete unless you see the rural Rajasthan. It is the rural settlements that will bring you closer to the real Rajasthan. The simplicity in lifestyle and the colorful settlements will etch their memories forever in your heart. Rohet is one among such rural settlements that you cannot afford to miss.
Ranakpur is said to be a city situated between the mountain ranges of Pali. It is at a distance of approximately forty kilometers from Phalna that is in Rajasthan.
Kumbhalgarh is a place located just 85 km from Udaipur, and is also known to be one of the very famous forts of Rajasthan.
Located between Udaipur and Jodhpur, Narlai is well – known as the center of equestrian Rajasthan. Unlike any other touristy states of Rajasthan you will find this location with beautiful horses. If you are a real horse lover or like adventurous tour then this location is perfect location for holiday.
Mount Abu is a splendid hill station of Rajasthan which is also referred to only green oasis of this state. As it is a hill- station, it is situated at the height of around 1,219 m above the sea level. It has been a myth that many Hindu Gods and Goddesses use to visit this sacred place. Earlier, this was a place of saints and sages. Almost all tourists coming for a tour to Rajasthan include this wonderful hill- station to their list.
Madawa city was founded around in the mid of eighteenth century. This was the town that was inhabited by rich merchant families. These wealthy merchant built huge havelis for the resident purpose which comprises of beautiful wall paintings. But with the time merchants moved on and shifted to other areas leaving behind this beautiful havelis. However the splendor of the havelis did not diminish rather these have become the tourist attraction of Mandawa.
This beautiful city of Rajasthan is well known for its strong and rich history. Located near the Nagaur district it is considered to be one of the ideal tourist destination. Kuchaman is popular for its magnificent Kuchaman Fort and few havelis. The architecture of this location is predominantly of the Shekhawati style. The subjects for the fresco paintings vary from flowers to Hindu Mythology.
Khimsar is located in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan. It is a very small village in the state of Rajasthan that is located on the border of the Thar Desert. The small hamlet features a water body in the centre which makes it look like an oasis in the arid region. Many tourists visit this small village throughout the year. There are a lot of places that you will get to visit when you are in Khimsar. This village was once an independent place which was ruled by the Thakurs of the Khimsar.
Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. It is also known by the name of Gateway to Thar, because it is located at the border of Thar Desert. Another name by which the city is known is Sun City. Jodhpur is historic city and it was founded by Rao Jodha in the year 1459 AD. Rao Jodha was the Rajput chief of the Rathores. The kingdom of the Rathores was also known by the name of Marwar. It was the largest kingdom among the Rajputana. To replace the very old capital Mandore, Jodhpur city was built as a new capital to the state of Marwar. Therefore, the people who reside in this city and nearby areas are called as Marwaris.
Jaisalmer is also referred to as "the Jewel of the Desert" and "the Golden City of India". This place is one of the captivating cities of Rajasthan and popularly known for magnificent forts, havelis and amber hued houses. This city is also well known for striking sand dunes which provides exciting and memorable camel safaris. Colorful festivals of Jaisalmer are also the most important attractions of the city.
Jaipur is said to be the rich expression of India because of its rich royalty, classic creations and lot more.
Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, a Kachwaha Rajput this place is said to be the capital of the state of Rajasthan. He was the one who had a lot of penchant for not just astronomy, mathematics but also for astro-physics. He was one dynamic ruler, and therefore took up the responsibility of developing Jaipur.
Dungarpur is a city that is located in the southern part of Dungarpur district in the Rajasthan state. Founded in the 12th century it is a very old city and you will get to visit many interesting places. The tourists will get the opportunity to experience many festivals and fairs. Some of the famous festivals that are celebrated in this city are Bhedmata Fair, Vithaldeo Fair, Vagad Festival, Amit Egyaras, Banheshwar Fair and many more. If you visit this place then you will get to enjoy these fairs in a better way. In these fairs you will experience the local customs and traditions that are followed by the people. The most famous festival that is celebrated in this city is Purnima Garba and you will get to see many people from the nearby regions enjoying this festival.
Chittorgarh, which is also prominent as Chittaur, was the capital up to the 16th century of the Mewars under the rule of Rajputs. It is this place which has seen many sacrifices by the Rajput men and women in their battles. The city has too many of monuments and also a few other battlements as the evidence of the war that it has been witnessing from the medieval times.
Bundi city is located in the eastern part of Hadoti region in the state of Rajasthan. It is a very small city which is also known as blue city. This city is known for its traditional charm. It is situated at a very serene place that is far away from the crowd. A lot of tourists which includes both domestic as well as foreign visit this beautiful city. The city is named after Meena Chief Bunda. The city is famous for its miniature paintings. As per 2001 census the city is of 88,000 inhabitants.
Pure beauty of the desert can be experienced in the city of Bikaner. It lies in the northern tip of the well known triangle of the desert cities. This place is a beautiful town. The origin of Bikaner dates back to the year 1488 at the time Rao Bikaji an Rathore prince and son of Rao Jodhaji selected barren wilderness referred to as Jangladesh which was turned to beautiful city known as Bikaner.
Ajmer is very popularly known as the land of composite cultures. It is also the base to visit beautiful Pushkar city which is located at around 11 km from Ajmer. Wrapped majestically in the barren hills, Ajmer was found by Raja Ajay Pal in the 7th century. Several dynasties ruled this city and this is the reason why many cultures and traditions have left their marks over here. It has now emerged as a popular pilgrimage centre for Hindus as well as Muslims.