Top 20 Places to visit in Rajasthan

Rajasthan stands out as one of India’s prosperous states, attracting a substantial number of tourists due to its rich cultural heritage, historical significance, ancient forts, palaces, folk music, dance, and delectable cuisine, notably the famous Dal Batti Churma. This culinary delight involves baked bati immersed in ghee, Panchkula dal, mixed churma, and jaggery.

For an enchanting trip, Rajasthan offers a myriad of captivating destinations. Known as the ‘Land of Kings,’ this renowned desert state boasts the breathtaking Aravalli Range and exhilarating camel rides in the Thar Desert, making it an ideal destination for solo travelers or couples. Here, we present a curated list of 20 must-visit places in Rajasthan.

  1. Udaipur
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Lake Pichola, Bagore Ki Haveli, Sajjangarh Palace, City Palace, Jagmandir, Saheliyon ki Bari, Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Activities: Sunset watching at Lake Pichola, boating at Fateh Sagar Lake, relaxing at Ambrai Ghat, visiting Karni Mata Temple
    • How to Reach: Train – Udaipur City Railway Station and Rana Pratap Nagar Railway Station, Air – Maharana Pratap Airport, Road – Buses and cabs available from all states
  2. Ranthambore
    • Best Time to Visit: October to April
    • Tourist Attractions: Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Bagore Ki Haveli, Sajjangarh Palace, City Palace, Jagmandir, Saheliyon ki Bari, Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Activities: Jeep safari, spotting tigers, bird watching, photography
    • How to Reach: Train – Sawai Madhopur Junction, Air – Jaipur International Airport, Road – Taxi from Sawai Madhopur or Kota
  3. Pushkar
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, Varaha Temple, Savitri Temple, Rangji Temple
    • Activities: Camel ride, photography while boating at Pushkar Lake, enjoying Pushkar Mela, shopping for souvenirs
    • How to Reach: Train – Pushkar Terminus, Air – Kishangarh (KQH) Airport, Road – Buses and taxis from all Rajasthan states
  4. Chittorgarh
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Chittorgarh Fort, Padmini Palace, Gau Mukh Kund, Kalika Mata Temple, Rana Kumbha’s Palace
    • Activities: Touring Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary, exploring ancient forts and palaces, jeep jungle safari at Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary
    • How to Reach: Train – Chittorgarh Railway Station, Air – Dabok Airport, Road – Buses and taxis from various parts of Rajasthan
  5. Nathdwara
    • Best Time to Visit: September to February
    • Tourist Attractions: Shrinathji Temple, Dwarkadheesh Temple, Charbhuja Temple, Eklingji Temple, Vishwas Swaroopam
    • Activities: Visiting divine temples with family, buying delectable sweets and items
    • How to Reach: Train – Nathdwara railway station, Air – Maharana Pratap Airport, Road – State-owned or Volvo buses from major cities
  6. Kumbhalgarh Fort
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Kumbhalgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Badal Mahal, Vedi Temple
    • Activities: Exploring Kumbhalgarh Fort, watching Nilgais, Antelopes, and Chinkaras, visiting divine temples
    • How to Reach: Train – Falna Railway Station, Air – Dabok Airport, Road – Buses and cabs from major Rajasthan cities
  7. Mandawa
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Mandwa Fort, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Harlalka Well, Open Air Art Gallery
    • Activities: Visiting Mandawa Fort, exploring havelis, visiting Open Air Art Gallery, dining at rooftop restaurants, shopping from local stores
    • How to Reach: Train – Jhunjhunu Railway Station, Air – Jaipur International Airport, Road – Well-connected by road with Jaipur, Jaisalmer, and Delhi
  8. Jaipur
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, Chokhi Dhani, City Palace, Jantar Mantar
    • Activities: Kite flying during Jaipur Kite Festival, tasting local food, participating in Jaipur Lit Fest, elephant ride, exploring Nahargarh Fort
    • How to Reach: Train – Jaipur Junction, Air – Jaipur International Airport, Road – Luxury and deluxe buses operated by RSRTC
  9. Jodhpur
    • Best Time to Visit: October to February
    • Tourist Attractions: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Toorji Ka Jhalra, Jaswant Thada, Mandore Garden
    • Activities: Camel safari, touring Bishnoi village, ziplining, shopping at Sardar Market, visiting Sardar Government Museum
    • How to Reach: Train – Jodhpur Railway Station, Air – Jodhpur Airport, Road – Private and state-run buses
  10. Ajmer
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Ana Sagar Lake, Ajmer Jain Temple, Foy Sagar Lake, Adhai Din ka Jhopara
    • Activities: Sightseeing, visiting pilgrimage sites, hanging around at Durga Bagh Gardens, shopping at local markets
    • How to Reach: Train – Ajmer Railway Station, Air – Jaipur International Airport, Road – RSRTC buses to Ajmer
  11. Mount Abu
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Nakki Lake, Guru Shikhar, Toad Rock, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu Sunset Point
    • Activities: Cruising at Nakki Lake, visiting Achalgarh Village, climbing at Guru Shikhar, exploring Trevors Tank, experiencing peace at temples
    • How to Reach: Train – Abu Road railway station, Air – Maharana Pratap Airport, Road – Public and private buses and cabs from all parts of Rajasthan
  12. Bundi
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Moti Mahal, Taragarh Fort, Garh Palace, Badal Mahal, Chaurasi Khambon ki Chattri, Nawal Sagar Lake, Sukh Mahal
    • Activities: Touring Phool Mahal, attending Bandi Utsav, visiting Bhoraji ka Kund
    • How to Reach: Train – Kota Railway Station, Air – Jaipur International Airport, Road – Bus or taxi from all parts of Rajasthan
  13. Jaisalmer
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Jaisalmer Fort, Gadisar Lake, Patwon Ki Haveli, Nathmal ki Haveli, Kuldhara Village, Desert National Park
    • Activities: Camel Safari in Sam Sand Dunes, visiting Jaisalmer War Museum, quad biking, camping in the desert
    • How to Reach: Train – Jaisalmer railway station, Air – Jodhpur Airport, Road – Private and state-run buses
  14. Bikaner
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Gajner Palace, Sursagar Lake, Karni Mata Temple
    • Activities: Desert Safari, attending camel festival, visiting Prachina Museum, shopping at Kote Gate
    • How to Reach: Train – Bikaner Junction and Lalgarh Railway Junction, Air – Jodhpur Airport, Road – State-run and private buses
  15. Alwar
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Sariska National Park, Bala Quila Fort, Moti Dungri, Bhangarh Fort, Kesroli, Siliserh Lake palace
    • Activities: Visiting Bala Quila Fort, dipping feet in the water at Garbhaji Falls, shopping at Churi Market, exploring Jai Pol
    • How to Reach: Train – Alwar Junction, Air – Sanganer Airport, Road – State-run and private buses
  16. Bharatpur
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Bharatpur National Park, Lohagarh Fort, Banke Bihari Temple, Bharatpur Palace and Museum, Keoladeo National Park, Ganga Mandir
    • Activities: Shopping and eating at local stores, jungle safari, photography, bird-watching
    • How to Reach: Train – Bharatpur Junction, Air – Indira Gandhi International Airport, Road – Car rental services and buses
  17. Sawai Madhopur
    • Best Time to Visit: October to April
    • Tourist Attractions: National Chambal Sanctuary, Sawai Man Sanctuary, Rameshwaram Ghat, Ranthambore National Park, Malik Talao
    • Activities: Spotting tiger, photography, tasting local food, jungle safari, bird watching
    • How to Reach: Train – Sawai Madhopur Railway Station, Air – Jaipur Airport, Road – Taxi or bus to Sawai Madhopur
  18. Kota
    • Best Time to Visit: October to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Seven Wonders Park, Kishore Sagar and Jagmandir Palace, Garadia Mahadev Temple, Kota Barrage, Chambal Gardens
    • Activities: Spotting crocodiles, touring Kaithoon, buying local Kota sarees, visiting City Palace, Chambal River Safari
    • How to Reach: Train – Kota Junction Railway Station, Air – Sanganer Airport, Road – Deluxe buses from all places in Rajasthan
  19. Osian
    • Best Time to Visit: November to March
    • Tourist Attractions: Sachiya Mata Temple, Surya Temple, Kali Temple, The Mahavira Temple, Harihara Temple
    • Activities: Photography, visiting temples, sightseeing, shopping at local shops, dining at local restaurants
    • How to Reach: Train – Osian Railway Station, Air – Jodhpur Airport, Road – State-run buses
  20. Neemrana
    • Best Time to Visit: March to July
    • Tourist Attractions: Neemrana Fort Palace, Baori, Sariska National Park, Naraul, Old Vrindavan Palace, Paradise Waterpark, Bala Quila, Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri
    • Activities: Ziplining, tasting local cuisine, shopping at local markets, village safari
    • How to Reach: Train – Rewari Railway Station, Air – Delhi International Airport, Road – Located between Delhi-Jaipur Road, well-connected by transport

In conclusion, these top 20 places in Rajasthan offer a diverse range of experiences, from cultural exploration to wildlife adventures. Each city has its unique charm, providing an opportunity to delve into the rich history and vibrant traditions of this desert state. So, pack your bags and embark on a journey to discover the treasures of Rajasthan.

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