Rajasthan is one such tourist destination of India which requires no introduction. It’s rich cultural heritage and royal charm is known across the globe. Aptly called the land of raja-maharajas, this land attracts many tourists from across the world. They come here to experience the glory of the raja-maharaja era. The attractions of Rajasthan never fail to capture the hearts of tourists. From opulent palaces to majestic forts, intricately carved hovels, heritage monuments, unique museums, gardens, desert, hills and lakes, Rajasthan has a slew of attractions to offer.
Rajasthan boasts of princely cities such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udiapur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Mount Abu, Mandawa and Bundi. The enchanting Jaipur is a part of the famous Golden Triangle Tour which is favoured by international tourists. Rajasthan tourism is a big hit among international travellers.
Some of the famous attractions of Rajasthan are:
Palaces and Forts of Rajasthan
The architectural beauty, opulence and royalty of the palaces and forts attract many tourists from far and wide. There mesmerizing structures were once the abodes of the erstwhile kings and queens. The land of Rajasthan is dotted with several enchanting palaces and forts, most of which have been transformed into heritage hotels. Stay in the heritage hotels and get treated like a king. Lake Palace, City Palace, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Amber Fort, Jaisalmer Fort and havelis of Jaisalmer are the must-see royal structures of the state.
The state is a home to the two famous wildlife destinations of India, Ranthambore National Park and Keoladeo National Park. The former one is known for its tigers and a variety of other wildlife. And the other one is a paradise for bird lovers. It is also recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Sand Dunes and camel Safari
The dramatic and unfathomable sand dunes of Rajasthan will surely leave you spell bound. Enjoy a camel ride on the sand dunes. Camps are also organized here to give unique experience of desert to tourists. The Desert festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Desert.
Palace on Wheels
It is one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Decorated like a palace, it offers best of facilities and services. An attendant is at your service round the clock to take care of your every whim. Offering a week’s tour the train takes its passengers to some of the enchanting tourist destinations of Rajasthan. A journey in this train is the most royal way of exploring Rajasthan. The journey takes its passengers back in time to the era of kings and queens.