Best Tourist Places in Rajasthan

Are you planning to make a visit to Rajasthan? Rajasthan is the land of Rajas. The palaces and forts are reminders of many legend stories. Read this article and learn more about best tourist places in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan is the land of Rajas, the Brave Heart Rajput Clan, the place that is famous for its beautiful ladies as brave as men and who have fought in the battles, the place of grandeur, the palaces and forts still speaking of the grand old days, the lovely gardens, lakes, heritage hotels, rich traditions and culture, brilliant and colourful festivals and every nook and corner fragrant with the Rajasthani cuisine and delicacies. Rajasthan is not a state or a place, it is a visual feast which moves around you all the time you are there and even after you leave for your home.

We bet that one can never ever forget the Rajasthan wonders after having witnessed them once. Every alley, every market, every fort and palace and every desert dune has a legend and no number of pages will be enough to write about Rajasthan Tourism. But we have shortlisted those places that are better than the best and must be visited while you are in Rajasthan.


amber fort best tourist place in rajasthan

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Famous by the name of "The Pink City" Jaipur is one fun place to be and to be enjoyed. Most of the buildings are in the pinkish hue which has led to its name. There are more than 50 places which can be visited in and around Jaipur. The best ones are the following

  • Amber Fort

  • Elefantastic

  • Jantar Mantar

  • Sheesh Mahal

  • Hawa Mahal

  • Birla Mandir

You can also go for Amer Jeep Safari, City Palace of Jaipur, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Panna Meena ka Kund, Albert Hall Museum, Ganesh Pol, Jal Mahal, Galtaji temple, and Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing.
Balloon Rides, Taxis and Shuttles, Man Sagar Lake, Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden, Rusirani Village, Jaipur Zoo, Surya Mandir, and lots of other places.


udaipur best tourist place in rajasthan
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Udaipur is the city of lakes and palaces and one of the most popular honeymoon destinations of India. There are lots of palaces to visit and lots of lakes to boat around and enjoy. Some of the must visit places in Udaipur are

  • Lake Pichhola

  • Bagore ki Haveli

  • City Palace

  • Lake Fatehsagar

  • Eklingji Temple

Srinath Ji and Jagdish ji Temple, City palace museum, Sahelio ki Bari, Chetak Smarak, Sas Bahu Temple, Monsoon Palace, Maharana Pratap Memorial, Shilpgram, Jaisamand lake, Maharana Pratap Museum, Vintage Collection of Classic Cars Museum, Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary and a lot more.


Jodhapur,Best Tourist Places in Rajasthan

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The city has been a most crucial part since the dawn of civilisation in the state of Rajasthan and is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Jodhpur is also known as the Blue City as all the houses and buildings in the region are painted in Sky Bluish colour. The best places you can visit in Jodhpur

  • Mehrangarh Fort

  • Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum

  • Jaswant Thada

  • Clock Tower

  • Rao Jodha Desert Rock Part

Other places of interest are Aerial Adventure Parts, Mandore Gardens, Balsamand lake and garden, Jain Mahavira temple, Phool Mehal, Bullet Baba Temple, Sadar market (shopping), Loha Pol and various places offering paragliding and parasailing.

Ajmer and Pushkar

ajmer best place to visit in rajasthan
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Lake Pushkar for the annual Kumbh Festival (Mela) and the single Brahma Ji Temple are the two most popular places in Pushkar. Apart from that, there are loads of other places such as the main market, Old Rangji Temple, Savitri Temple, Pap Mochani Temple, Dharma Camel Safari, Pushkar Camel Fair, and Private Tours or Safaris or Wildlife Tours which can be taken to explore the region.
Ajmer and Pushkar can be explored together as the places are near to each other. Ajmer is famous for the

  • Ajmer Shareef Dargah

  • Ana Sagar Lake

  • Nasiyan Jain Temple

  • Adhai Din ka Jhopra

  • Nareli Jain Temple

Other best places are Birla City Water Park, Daulat Bagh Garden, Buland Darwaza, Foy Sagar Lake, Museum and Dargah Hazrat Meera Syed Hussain.

Jailsalmer and Mount Abu

Jaisalmer gets very hot in the day time, especially in summers. Hence, the tourist season starts in October. Though you may find that the days are hot even at that time, the temperature drops considerably in the night. This is owing to the arid climate. In Jaisalmer, you can enjoy the Camel and Desert Safaris and Kuldhara abandoned village which has been a mysterious tourist destination. You can also go for

  • Jaisalmer War Museum

  • Tanot Mata Temple

  • Jaisalmer Fort

  • Patwaon ki Haveli

  • Jain Temples

  • Queen Harish shows

  • Gadsisar Sagar lake

  • Bada Bagh

Mount Abu has more of a hilly region appearance to it and is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan. The exquisitely carved Jain temples of Dilwara, Guru Shikhar, Bike Tours, Hiking, Trekking, Nakki Lake, Adhar Devi temple, Honey moon Point, Achalgarh Fort, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuaries, Vimal Vasahi, and Trevors tank are some of the must visit places.

Neemrana and Bundi

Neemrana Fort is famous for its beautiful surroundings and forms a perfect weekend getaway. There is a relaxing spa and swimming pool on the top of a minaret which gives an exquisite experience. There are various shops in the Neemrana Fort as well as the adventurous people can try the Zip Line too.
While in Bundi, you can explore the

  • Cave paintings

  • Garh palace

  • Taragarh Fort

  • Ummed Mahal

  • Step Wells

  • Raniji Ki Baori

Dhabhai Kund, Sukh Niwas Mahal, Nawal Sagar, Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri, Jait Sagar Lake, Kshar bagh, Indragarh Fort, Badal Mahal, Nagar Sagar Kund, Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary, Kanak Sagar Lake, Bhoraji ka Kund, Chhatra Mahal and lot more places.

Sawai Madhopur and Bikaner

ranthambore best place to visit in rajasthan
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There is a reason that every Rajasthan themed sweet shop with samosas, kachoris and other delicacies is named after the 'Bikaner' word. It is because the place is famous for the exquisite cuisine and tongue tingling snacks which are indigenous to the place standing next in our mega list – BIKANER. Some of the best places in Bikaner is

  • The Junagarh Fort

  • National Camel Research Center

  • Gajner Lake

  • Jain Temple

  • Lalgarh palace

You can also go for Prachina Museum, Ganga Singh Museum, Shiv bari Temple, Sadul Singh Museum, and Camel rides in the Dunes.
Sawai Madhopur is another great place in Rajasthan with the world famous Ranthambore National Park housing the Tigers, Ganesh Temple, Padam Talab, Shri Mahaveerji Temple, Khandar Fort, Malik Talao, Jogi Mahal, National Chambal Sanctuary, Rameshwaram Ghat, Sawai Mansingh Sanctuary and Chamatkar Temple.

Bharatpur and Sariska Wildlife Sanctuaries

Bharatpur wildlife sanctuary and Keoladeo National Park are the two most important wildlife reserves in Bharatpur. Other places to be visited in Bharatpur are

  • Deeg Palace

  • Govt. Museum

  • Rope Castle Adventure Park

  • Lohagarh Fort

  • Laxman Temple

  • Banke Bihari Temple and Ganga Maharani Temple

In Sariska too there is a world famous tiger reserve and you can enjoy the jungle safaris and wildlife refuge. There are some mining sites which can also be explored in the region.

Apart from these places, you can explore the following places in Rajasthan

  • Bhilwara
  • Kota
  • Chittaurgarh
  • Alwar
  • Thar Desert
  • Barmer
  • Sri Ganganagar
  • Banswara
  • Bhangarh
  • Jhunjhunu
  • Pokhran
  • Dungarpur
  • Hanumangarh
  • Salasar balaji
  • Jalaur
  • Karauli and Kishangarh

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