Rajasthan - List of Beautiful Selected Places for Honeymooners and Couples

This article provides information such as "Best places in Rajasthan", "Popular attractions", "How to Reach Rajasthan" and "Best time to visit"

The land of Maharajas, lakes, grace, emotions, adventure, and vibrancy, Rajasthan with its royal essence welcomes you with all its heart "Khamma Ghani" to the culturally wealthy state. Rajasthan is the largest state of India located on the northwestern side and is one of India's most popular tourist destinations.Rajasthan is the jewel in India's crown.


1. Udaipur - 'City of Lakes'


Udaipur

Udaipur, the capital of the former princely state of Mewar is a beautiful city in Rajasthan. Udaipur is famously known as the Venice of the East, boasts several sparkling lakes against a backdrop of the Aravail hills. It is one of the Most Romantic City of India" and the "Kashmir of Rajasthan" with well-preserved palaces, temples, havelis, ghats and the fair​ytale Lake Palace at its heart. Udaipur casts its spell and everyone gets mesmerized by it. There is so much that one can see in Udaipur and most of these attractions have been built and created by the Maharanas. Udaipur is a popular tourist destination in India. The lakes, palaces and lively workspaces and culture attract foreign and domestic visitors. It is one of the favourite marriage destination. Many celebrities such as film stars, business families, politicians chose Udaipur to hold marriage ceremonies and parties.

Best time to Visit: is Winter Season from October to February

Popular Tourist Attractions:

City Palace,Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Lake Pichola, Jagdish Temple, Lake Fatehsagar, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum, Vintage Classic Cars Museum, Kumbhalgarh Fort , Shilpgram, Bagore Ki Haveli, Ambrai Ghat, Ahar, Sajjangarh Palace


2. Jaisalmer - 'Queen of Thar'


Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is known for sand castles, Camel rides,Haveli's, Fort, Rajasthani Culture. Every milestone of Jaisalmer has chronicled importance Jaisalmer's major tourist attraction, Sonar Quila/Golden Fort is a living fort with hundreds of people inhabiting within its expansive walls. There are other architectural masterpieces in this city in the form of ancient havelis. Jaisalmer has emerged as a slice of royal heritage from incredible Rajasthan.No place better evokes exotic camel-train trade routes and desert mystery then Jaisalmer.

Best time to Visit: October to February

Popular Tourist Attractions:

Jaisalmer Fort and Palace Museum, Havelis, Jain Temples, Camel Safaris, Peacocks at Khaba Fort, Sand Dunes and Desert National Park, Vyas Chhatri Sunset Point, Bada Bagh, Gadsisar Lake, Local Heritage and Culture Museums


3. Jodhpur - 'Blue City'


Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan is popularly known as the Blue City. Jodhpur is one of the most enchanting cities of Rajasthan, with its mighty Mehrangarh fort overlooking the city. Apart from the fort, there are multiple temples, lakes, shopping streets that are like a mirage from a bygone era. Jodhpur is famously called the "Sun City" as the sun is visible here first every morning. Jodhpur was founded in the year 1459 by Rao Jodha and the city earned its name after him. The second largest city in the state of Rajasthan is divided into old city and new city. Jodhpur is famous for its blue buildings, which were originally painted to signify that they were occupied by Brahmins, the highest caste in India.

Best time to Visit: October to February

Popular Tourist Attractions:

Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Tada, Mandore Garden, Khejarla Fort, Balsamand Lake, Mahamandir Temple, Nagaur Fair, Om Banna Temple and there are lots of festival celebrated occasionally in Jodhpur such as Marwar Festival, Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival Rajasthan international folk festival


4. Jaipur - 'Pink City of India'


Jaipur

Jaipur holds the distinction of being the first planned city of India. Renowned globally for its coloured gems, the capital city of Rajasthan combines the allure of its ancient history with all the advantages of a metropolis. The bustling modern city is one of the three corners of the golden triangle that includes Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Rajasthan's beautiful Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Jaipur is not only a popular destination among local tourists, but tourists from different parts of the world visit and explore this photogenic city in huge numbers.

Jaipur is Known as the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city, Jaipur's bazaars sell embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, tie and dye scarves and other exotic wares. Western Rajasthan itself forms a convenient circuit, in the heart of the Thar desert which has shaped its history, lifestyles and architecture

Best Time To Visit: September to April

Popular Tourist Attractions:

Amber Palace, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh fort, Choki Dhani, Hawa Mahal, City Palace Albert Hall (Central Museum), Rambagh Palace


5. Sawai Madhopur - 'Ranthambore National Park'


Ranthambore

Sawai Madhopur is a quaint little city of Rajasthan, known for varied topography, palaces, forts and temples. The city lies on the banks of the Chambal river. It has been named after Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I, who was the ruler of Jaipur in the 18th century.the city has acquired a rich, vibrant culture that adorns every aspect of it, making it irresistible to any traveler.The prime attraction of Sawai Madhopur is the Ranthambore National Park, which is renowned for housing the regal tiger along with other many species of animals and birds like Nilgai, sloth bears, hyena, chital, wild boars. The park here is also mesmerizing as it has three beautiful lakes, namely, Raj BaghTalab, Malik Talab and PadamTalab. If you wish to explore this true gem of Rajasthan, head off to these fascinating places to visit in Sawai Madhopur and let their charm woo you.

Best Time to Visit: November to May

Popular Tourist Attractions:

Ranthambore National Park, Chauth Mata Temple, Ranthambore Fort , Surwal Lake, Chamatkar Temple, Khandar Fort, Rameshwaram Ghat, Toran Dwar, Kachida Valley, Trinetra Ganesh Temple


6. Pushkar - 'Brahma Temple'


Pushkar

Pushkar is an important centre of pilgrimage for Hindus and is one of the oldest cities in India. Located to the northwest of Ajmer, the tranquil city of Pushkar is a favoured destination for thousands of tourists and devotees flocking to Rajasthan. Pushkar has a great number of temples and 52 bathing ghats. It’s believed that Brahma had dropped a lotus here, which resulted in the emergence of a holy lake.Pilgrims from across the country visit the lake to take a dip in its holy water. The sacred Pushkar Lake resounds with the chants and hymns from the 400 blue colored temples located on its banks.Puskar border the Thar Desert and hence desert safaris are the most common adventure activity that excites the visitors.Pushkar is among the five dhams or pilgrimages that are held in high esteem by Hindus, the others being Badrinath, Puri, Rameswaram, and Dwarka.

Best Time to Visit: September to February

Popular Tourist Attractions:

Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple, Savitri Temple, Apteshwar Temple, Varaha Temple, Rangji Temple, Man Mahal, Adventure Desert Camp, Pushkar Camel Fair(Month of November), Camel Safari


7. Ajmer - 'Ajmer Sharif'


Ajmer

The city of Ajmer gets its name from ‘Ajay Meru’ Roughly translated, it means ‘invincible hills’. Nestled in the Aravallis south west of Jaipur, Ajmer was founded by Raja Ajaypal Chauhan in the 7th century AD. A surprising blend of Hinduism and Islam, Ajmer is a delightful amalgamation of different cultures and traditions. Ajmer holds one of India’s most well-known Muslim pilgrimage centers, the shrine of Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti, who established India’s prime Sufi order in India. It has desert camps and natural boundaries which makes it look astonished. Tourists come here especially to have an experience of Aravali Hills. Ajmer is a delightful amalgamation of different cultures and traditions.

Best Time to Visit: September to February

Popular Tourist Attractions:

The Ajmer Sharif Dargah, The Mausoleum, The Saint's Tomb, Adhai-din-ka-jhonpra, Ajmer Museum, Taragarh Fort, Kishangarh Fort, Ana Sagar Lake, Foy Sagar Lake


8. Chittorgarh - 'Chittorgarh Fort'


Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh, also called Chittaur, from the 7th century to the 16th, was the capital of Mewar under the Rajputs, It resonates with stories of Rajputana bravery, pride and passion. Chittorgarh is an important tourist place in Rajasthan, this place will abduct your mind as you wander around its stunning vicinity, exploring its famous attractions. It is here, you get to discover the largest fort complex in India after which the city was named as Chittorgarh. Famous for the Jauhar that Rani Padmini and Rani Karnavati underwent during siege, the Chittorgarh Fort has seen a lot of valiant battles. Chittorgarh fort is the largest one in India, and attracts tourist in a large number throughout the year.

Best Time to Visit: September to February

Popular Tourist Attractions:

Chittorgarh Fort,Rana Kumbha Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Padmini Palace, Kali Mata Temple, Vijay Stambha, Tower of fame, Gaumukh Reservoir, Meera Temple, Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary

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9. Neemrana - 'Neemrana Fort Palace'


Neemrana

Neemrana is a historical town, in Alwar district of Rajasthan, India. Neemrana Fort is the main magnetism of the town. it is still a great holiday destination for a quick weekend escape.Tourist can visit Neemrana all throughout the year but due to its extreme climate it is favorable during monsoon and winter. Winters are cool but pleasant for a visit and prevails from October to march.A stay at Neemrana Fort Palace not only makes sure you have the best vacay of your life, but also ensures you live each moment like royalty.

Popular Tourist Attractions:

Neemrana Fort Palace, Sariska National Park, Baori, Bala Quila or Alwar Fort, Siliserh Lake


10. Bharatpur - 'Keoladeo National Park'


Keoladeo National Park

Formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, the Keoladeo National Park is recognised as one of the world’s most important bird breeding and feeding grounds. Bharatpur is a home to one of the world's best-known bird watching destinations, Keoladeo Ghana National Park (KNP). One of the finest bird parks in the world, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is a reserve that offers protection to faunal species as well. The major attractions of tourists visiting the park are the numerous migratory birds, which come from as far away as Siberia and Central Asia and spend their winters in Bharatpur, before returning to their breeding grounds. The park is home to over 370 species of birds and animals such as the basking python, painted storks, deer, nilgai and more.

Best time to visit: October to April

Popular Tourist Attractions:

In Bharatpur there are lots of ancient places and museum. The structure fuses the Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture, creating a unique style of monument and Keoladeo National park is the best place to explore wildlife

How to Reach Rajasthan:

Rajasthan, the Land of Maharajas being one of the major tourist destinations in India and draws numerous travelers from all across the world. This majestic land is also well-connected by air, road, and rail which makes traveling a breeze.

By Flight:

The main airport in Rajasthan is the Jaipur International Airport. Besides this, there are two other airports in Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur. Another international airport closest to reach destinations in Rajasthan by air is at Delhi 260 kilometers away from Jaipur.

By Train:

Rajasthan is well-linked to all the major cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and others, through railway lines and it has its major railway stations in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, and Udaipur.

By Road:

Rajasthan has twenty national highways, which ensure a smooth travelling experience. The most well-connected national highway in Rajasthan is NH8 that connects to Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and many other cities. A four lane road connects Agra to Jaipur. Rajasthan is only 5 hours drive from Delhi and so most of the tourists prefer to travel it by road.

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