The festival of lights, Diwali, is celebrated with great pomp and enthusiasm across the country as houses and markets buzz with attractive lights. However, Rajasthan basks under the beauty on this day as a few cities of the desert state lit up with lamps, illuminating the beautiful surroundings with mesmerising lights.
Jodhpur district of Rajasthan is known as Surya Nagri where historical buildings have been luring avid tourists from across the world. Every year a large number of domestic and foreign tourists visit Jodhpur. But if you are planning to visit Jodhpur, then the occasion of Diwali can be the best opportunity as the historical heritage properties here are decorated with attractive lights. Even the fireworks that happen here are also very special. There are many special events scheduled on Diwali in Mehrangarh, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mandore Garden, Machiya Safari Park, Ghantaghar, Kaylana Lake and Osiya Mataji Ka Mandir.
Udaipur district of Rajasthan is world famous for its lakes. But if you want to see the real beauty of this city, then you should visit here once on Diwali. The buildings are adorned with colorful lights and their appearance in the lakes simply fascinates the people. On Diwali, you will see scenes that you remember for your life. This city of princely states will also give you a chance to enjoy the cultural colors and Rajasthani cuisine here.
Pushkar, one of the famous tourist destination of Rajasthan, is famous for the only Brahma temple in the world. Many specialties of Rajasthan can be seen in this city. But if you are thinking of visiting this city on the occasion of Diwali, then you have chosen the right time. The city of Pushkar gets decorated with beautiful lights on the occasion of Diwali. On the occasion of Diwali, innumerable diyas are lit near the lake which looks like twinkling of fireflies in the lake. Attractive decorations and lighting of diyas make every corner of the city blossom and the eyes of the onlookers stop. A five-day grand festival and a camel fair are also organized here on the occasion of Diwali.
The Pink City of Rajasthan dazzles like gold on Diwali. Along with the historic Hawa Mahal, the whole of Jaipur is seen beautified with lights. During this time, a large number of tourists come here.
Jaisalmer city of Rajasthan is also famous for its Diwali celebration Jaisalmer Fort gets illuminated on this occasion. Jaisalmer is decorated with attractive earthen lamps, colorful lights and flowers. The cultural programs that take place here double the fun of the festival. So the traditional look and traditional food of Rajasthani people add to the charm.