Rajasthan is a beautiful desert city with its charms and diverse history. If you haven’t visited Rajasthan, then you haven’t seen the real beauty of India. It is a city of the desert with magnificent Palaces, beautiful lakes, and mesmerizing places to visit.
History of the Rajasthan:
The history of the region goes back to 5000 years ago. Rajasthan was not habited during the great floods. The area was also inhabited after the ice age. Muslims empires used to rule this desert and at that time it was known as “Gujratra.” Then British took control, and after the partition of sub-continent, it became a part of the India.
Places to Visit in Rajasthan:
Rajasthan is rich in culture and heritage, and you can directly take a flight to Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur directly landing in the city. You can go around Rajasthan on your own if you know the native language or you can hire a guide. The most famous places of the Rajasthan are given below:
Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Rambagh Palace in Jaipur are beautiful palaces with their intricate designs and patterns as they stand tall and beautiful in this vast desert. Jantar Mantar is also an attractive place for tourist in Jaipur which is an astronomical monument.
A visit to a Pushkar Lake with its beautiful temples and the shimmering city is worth to visit. Hindu go for especially sunset prayers at this place.
Udaipur is also known as the city of lakes. This city is filled with beautiful landscapes, and enrapturing architecture with no match in the desert. You can enjoy boat rides at the famous Pichola Lake.
Mount Abu is a hill station located in the heart of a desert. You can enjoy a cool place in the heart of the desert with beautiful nature. Nights are heaven on this hill.
Jodhpur is a city of Palaces. Forts and monuments. If you are interested in shopping, then Jodhpur markets is famous for its heritage and cultural collection. Chand Baori step wall is also very famous in this area.
Travel Tips for Rajasthan:
If you are not from India, then you need to keep one thing in mind that the winters are the best time to tour around Rajasthan which starts from November till February as this deserts hit more than 40 degree Celsius in Summers in April making it impossible for the tourist to go around in the heat. You need to pack some comfortable clothing like skirts or frocks for Rajasthan rather than a jeans or top. Because in most of the areas you may have to walk. It is best if you keep some translator with you because people in Rajasthan can’t speak the English Language. Last but not the least it is Desert which has animals and snakes, so you need to be very careful while traveling from inhabited areas.