Rajasthan Tourism

Rajasthan tourism is dotted and dominated by amazing legends of heroism that are Rajasthanreflected in its rugged forts and palaces, intricately carved temples, mansions and museums. Rajasthan tourism is unparalleled and peerless that invigorated the imagination of the tourists coming from all parts of the world for its classical heritage tour, culture, fairs and festivals, safari tour, adventurous tourism, forts and palaces or heritage hotels, pilgrim places, wildlife sanctuaries, crafts, folk music and dance, paintings and sculpture, Palace on Wheels etc. Rajasthan is one of the states of Indian Union with its capital city of Jaipur famous as Pink City of India situated in the north-western part of India and is surrounded by Punjab and Uttar Pradesh to the north, Gujarat to the south, Madhya Pradesh to the east and international border with Pakistan to the west.

Rajasthan Tourist Attractions Tourism in Rajasthan India is regarded as the hub of tourist attractions that comprised of shimmering deserts, impregnable fortress and palaces, picturesque lakes etc. The famous attractions of Rajasthan tourism are Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Central Museum, Jaigarh Fort, Kanak Valley all in Jaipur - the Pink City of India. Other places of interest of Rajasthan tourism are the City Palace Museum, Lake Pichola, Meharan Garh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Pushkar, Ranthambore wildlife, Sahelion Ki Bari, Shrinathji Temple, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada etc.

Rajasthan Fairs and Festivals The state of Rajasthan is reflecting the vibrant and exotic culture of India tourism where endless process of fairs and festivals are celebrated in almost all months of the year in one area or other. Fairs and festivals of Rajasthan even attracted the foreign tourists to explore the hidden heritage of Rajasthan tourism which are combinedly reflected in the form of dancing, singing, drama, devotional music and other community activities. However, some of the famous fairs and festivals of Rajasthan are Nagaur Fair in Nagaur is an animal fair; Desert Festival in Jaisalmer is a journey towards the heart of desert; Baneshwar Fair is religious and traditional fair of Baneshwar; Gangaur Fair in Jaipur is devoted to Goddess Parvati; Mewar Festival in Udaipur welcomes the spring season; Elephant Festival in Jaipur is to celebrate Holi; Urs Ajmer Sharif in Ajmer celebrated in the memory of the revered Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti and Pushkar Fair in Ajmer is a cattle fair marked with largest participation of all the festivals of Rajasthan. Some other festivals of Rajasthan are Summer Festival in Mt.Abu, Teej festival in Jaipur, Marwar Festival inRajasthan Wildlife Jodhpur, Camel Festival in Bikaner, Marwar Festival in Jodhpur etc.

Rajasthan Wildlife Tourism Rajasthan tourism is also regarded as the one of the major tourist hubs of wildlife tourism of India. Besides the images depicted in the minds of domestic and international tourists about Rajasthan as a place of forts, palaces, festivals and lakes, Rajasthan tourism also boasts three national parks and over a dozen of wildlife sanctuaries. Among the famous parks and wildlife sanctuaries, Ranthambore National Park is one of the most picturesque national parks in India located on a hill top near the Thar Desert of Rajasthan and surrounded by Vindhya and the Aravalli foothills. Ranthambore National Park or Rajasthan wildlife tourism is famous all over the world for tiger reserve under Project Tiger. Other famous parks of Rajasthan wildlife tourism are Keoladeo Ghana National Park also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one of the world's greatest heronries and the Sariska Tiger Reserve situated in the backdrop of the Aravali Hills. Rajasthan wildlife tourism offers various spots to navigate its famous wildlife sanctuaries and parks of Rajasthan tourism like Bhensrod Garh Sanctuary, Darrah wildlife Sanctuary, Desert National Sanctuary, Jaisamand Sanctuary, Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary, Mount Abu Sanctuary and Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary etc.

Famous Cities of Rajasthan The cities of Rajasthan still echo the past glory of the princely states of Rajasthan which are reflected in their magnificent forts, palaces, temples and mansions. However, each city of Rajasthan has been characterized for its distinctive features which are unique in themselves. Some of the famous cities of Rajasthan that attract the tourist while they explore the Indian tourism are Jaipur which is popularly known as the Pink City of India also famous for City Palace, Amer Fort and Hawa Mahal; Jodhpur which is known as the Blue City because of the blue painted walls of the houses; Udaipur known by various names like “White City”, “City of Lakes” and “Venice of East” which is famous for its lakes, palaces - Lake Palace Hotel; Jaisalmer also known as the “Golden City” famous for its golden fort, made of sandstone; Dungarpur which is known as the City of Hills famous for Juna Mahal; Ajmer is famous for Dargah of Khwaja Mu'in-ud-din Chisti and Ana Sagar Lake. Some other famous cities of Rajasthan are Chittorgarh, Pushkar, Alwar, Banswara, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Jhalawar, Kota, Kumbalgarh, Mount Abu, Nathdwara, Ranakpur, Sariska, Ranthambore, Rajasthan FortShekhawati etc. that attracted the tourists to explore the hidden beauty of these cities of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Forts and Palaces The land of Rajasthan is “a land of valiance and chivalry” endowed with magnificent forts and palaces. Some of the palaces of Rajasthan are converted into the heritage hotels that still give the experience of royal life of the past. These forts and palaces of Rajasthan are also popular among the tourists of the world for its marvelous architecture. The famous forts and palaces of Rajasthan are Taragarh Fort in Kota, Junagadh Fort in Bikaner, Chittorgarh Fort in Chittorgarh, Amber Fort near Jaipur, Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur, Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Golden Fort or Sonar Kila in Jaisalmer etc. The famous palaces of Rajasthan are Amer Palace in Jaipur, City Palace in Jaipur, City Palace in Udaipur etc. that attract the tourists to explore the history of Rajasthan.

Cities of Rajasthan

Rajasthan Travel Guide

Archaeology of Rajasthan
Rajasthan Arts and Crafts
Climate of Rajasthan

Cuisines of Rajasthan

Dances of Rajasthan
Gardens of Rajasthan
Lakes in Rajasthan
Languages of Rajasthan
Monuments of Rajasthan

Museums in Rajasthan
Music of Rajasthan
People of Rajasthan
Pilgrimage in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Safari

Sand Dunes of Rajasthan
Thar Desert Rajasthan
Rajasthan Wildlife
Chittorgarh Excursions