Jodhpur, Rajasthan’s second-biggest city, is famous for its “Blue City.” In beautiful ways, it combines modern and traditional. You’ve got a lot to look forward to as a tourist. The dominant view here, however, is the Mehrangarh Fort overlooking the rest of the city. It is not only a fortress for adventurers but also a stunning panorama of the city from the top. It also hosts the Flamenco and Gypsy Festival Jodhpur, which celebrates Spain and Rajasthan’s Gypsy community.
There are many tourist attractions in Jodhpur. One is Umaid Bhawan, the only building constructed in the twentieth century and renowned as one of the world’s private homes. The other attraction is Jaswant Thada, a milky and white monument to Jaswant Singh, the king, built at the end of the 19th century. Take an aerial tour of the Mehrangarh fort, also known as the Flying Fox, with an aerial view over the different landscapes of this beautiful place. Take a Bishnoi Village Safari for a rare experience. The safari offers an overview of the Bishnoi villagers’ cultural life.
Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India, situated to the northwest of Ajmer. What makes Pushkar special among the other Rajasthan tourist attractions is that it is home to the world’s only Brahma Temple. Besides the Temple of Brahma, it is the home of Lake Pushkar. The so-called “Tirtha Raj,” or king of all the places, without dipping into Pushkar Lake, no pilgrimage is considered complete.
You could also take a temple tour, as various temples are housed here, each of them associated with its own history and mythology. Of course, the time for this place cannot be better than when the Pushkar Fair is held. A five-day annual fair that witnesses the purchase and sale of livestock. It is also one of the biggest animal fairs in the world. During the festival, there also will be competitions such as ‘Matka phod,’ ‘longest mustache’, and ‘bridal competition.’
Bikaner is famous for its fortifications, temples, and camels in the northern region of Rajasthan. It distinguishes itself as just one of the two British models used during the 1st World War. It is also known as the camel country, home to some of the world’s best riding camels.
You can visit the Junagarh Fort on a vacation in Bikaner. The fort, regarded as a fort that was never taken, was founded in 1588. The national Camel Research Center is the other location to find out. It is the only one of its kind in Asia, located approximately 8km from the city. Constructed by British architect Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob between 1898 and 1902, the Laxmi Niwas Palace is now used as a luxury hotel. Go to Karni Mata Temple, which is the temple of rats as venerated as the gods, for a “ratty experience” However, the Bikaner Camel Festival is the highlight of your visit to Bikaner. The “Ship of the Desert” annual festival, arranged for activities like camel races, leaving the camel and the beauty of the camel
A visit to Alwar should be part of every Rajasthan tour guide. It is also the newest of the kingdoms of Rajput, apart from being one of the oldest cities. There is a lot for visitors in the form of forts, palaces, and wilderness. Some of the monuments worth visiting here are Bala Qila, Alwar City Palace (combining the Rajputana with the Islamic architectural style), the Palace Museum, and Pandu Pol (believed to have been the refuge of Pandavas during their exile).
If you want adventure in Rajasthan, then the Sariska Tiger Reserve is waiting for you. Apart from the main draw of the Royal Bengal Tiger, there are other kinds of animals, including leopard, caracal, jungle cat, and strewn cat. Sillserh Lake also provides a marvelous boat ride.
Bundi, situated approximately 36 Kilometers from Kota, looks like a fairy tale appeared. The stunning location and architecture, such as the Bundi Palace, attract tourists. This city contains many beautiful buildings designed in the Rajput architectural style. Some include Sukh Mahal (a palace in which Rudyard wrote Kim), the fort in Taragarh (a fine example of the architecture of Rajput), and Ranji ki Baori (also known as King’s Stepwell).
Lakes are another of the region’s attractions. The Lake Sagar, the Lake Nawal Sagar, and the Kanak Sagar Lake are some of them worth checking out, among others. At the Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary, you could see wildlife. When you’re in Bundi, go to the Festival of Bundi. It is a remarkable showcase of traditional art, culture, and handicraft, which was celebrated in the month of Kartik (November).