Thursday, April 16, 2009

Top Five Rajasthan Tourism Destinations

Rajasthan is one of the most visited states of India. It deserves the attentions of tourists from all over the world. Colorful cultural heritage, ancient monuments, invincible forts, palatial palaces, exotic wildlife with rich flora & fauna, vast desert landscapes, vibrant & historical cities, traditional villages, mouthwatering cuisine, colorful fairs & festivals, religious places, heritage & palace hotels, etc are few names of Rajasthan tourism attractions which make the state one of the most visited tourism and holiday destinations around the world.

Literally, Rajasthan means – the Land of Kings – and of course it is. When you will travel to this wonderful Indian state you will see several magnificent forts & palaces of erstwhile rulers of the state. Still today the state seems like the lands of kings and drenched into royal grandeur and rich culture & traditions. Rajasthan rightly presents the perfect image of India in terms of hospitality, tradition, custom, culture and more.

Entire landscape of Rajasthan is worth exploring and worth enjoying. In a single article it is a tough task to describe about all the destinations and places of tourist interest of Rajasthan. So, in this article I am giving information about top five Rajasthan tourism destinations which you will surely love to explore on your Rajasthan tours and travel.

1.Jaipur – the Pink City of India

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Rajasthan. Also described as the Pink City of India, the city has lots of attractions to offer tourists from all over the world. Some of predominant attractions of Jaipur city are City Palace, Museum, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort Palace, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, Government Central Museum, Albert Hall, etc. There are also heritage hotels in Jaipur offering world class accommodation as well as wonderful tourism & holiday opportunity. Jaipur is also base to visit several other destinations of Rajasthan. Ajmer, Pushkar, Samode, Sariska National Park and Ranthambhore National Park are easily accessible from Jaipur. Jaipur is also best destination to observe cultural charm of the state. During Rajasthan fair & festival the city becomes more beautiful and worth enjoying, worth exploring.

2.Bikaner – the Camel City of India

Bikaner, popularly described as the city of camels, is one of the must visit destinations of Rajasthan, India. Junagarh Fort, Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, Bhandaser Jain Temple, Camel Breeding Farm & Research Centre, Laxmi Nath Temple, Ratan Behari Temple, Lallgarh Palace & Sadul Museum, Shiv Bari Temple, Gajner Palace, Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, Devi Kund Sagar, Katariasar Village, etc are predominant attractions of Bikaner tours & travel.

3.Udaipur – the Lake City of India

Udaipur is perhaps the most beautiful city of Rajasthan and must visit destination of Rajasthan travel and tourism. The city enjoys several fabulous nicknames due to various reasons. Some popular nicknames in praise of this city are White City, Romantic City, City of Lakes, City of Palaces, City of Dawn, etc. The city is considered as one of the most romantic cities in the world. The city treasures lots of attractions to offer its visitors. Lake Palace – one of the most beautiful palaces in India, City Palace, Pichola Lake, etc are the worth visiting attractions of city. Now converted into heritage palace hotel, the Lake Palace is truly the worth staying. This palace hotel holds important place in every luxury Rajasthan tours package. Udaipur is also base to visit several other destinations and attractions like Kumbhalgarh Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Ancient Jain Temples at Ranakpur, and nature blessed Mount Abu – the only hill station of the state.

4.Jodhpur – the Blue City of India

Jodhpur – the Blue City of India treasures lots of attractions to offer tourists from all around the world. Massive Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum, Royal Cenotaph of Jaswant Thada, etc are predominant attractions of Jodhpur Rajasthan tours. Rohetgarh Fort, Osian, Mandore, Khimsar Fort, Luni Fort, Bishnoi Villages, etc are worth visiting destinations around Jodhpur.

5.Jaisalmer – the Golden City of India

Popularly described as the Golden City of India Jaisalmer is also a worth visiting attractions of Rajasthan tourism. Travellers from all around the world visit this golden city of India. The city treasures lots of attractions to offer its visitors. Jaisalmer Golden Fort, Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim-Singh-ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-ki-Haveli, Gadsisar Sagar Lake, Tazia Tower, etc are very popular attractions of Jaisalmer visit. The city is also a base to enjoy camel safari on the desert and a visit to Sand Dunes. Khuri Villages, Pokran, Barmer, Desert National Park, Lodurva, Akal Wood Fossil Park, etc important excursions from Jaisalmer City.