The state of Rajasthan is located in North West India and shares an international border with Pakistan. It also shares its borders with five Indian states. The “Land of Kings”, is home a large number of Forts and Palaces, the legacy left behind by the kings that ruled this region. Rajasthan supports a unique geography with the Great Indian Desert, the Thar Desert at its west creating a natural boundary with Pakistan and The ancient Aravalli Mountain Range running from northeast to southwest.
Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan is the largest city in the state and in Northern India. Also Known as “Pink city”, pink being the dominant colour of the buildings, Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in India. The city houses two UNESCO world heritage sites; The Jantar Mantar and the Amer fort.
This city forms the golden triangle Delhi and Agra that forms the popular tourist circuit. Some of the top tourist places in Rajasthan like the Hawa Mahal and the City Palace are located here. Mount Abu the only hill station in Rajasthan, what makes it more unique is its unparalleled beauty. The other major cities of Rajasthan include Jodhpur, the “Blue City” situated in the Thar Desert, which has the prominent Mehran Fort.
Jaisalmer, the “Golden city” is where you’ll see the Jaisalmer Fort, a living fort with lots of colourful stalls, which is surrounded by rooftop cafes and restaurants serving Rajasthani delicacies. Other things to do in Rajasthan include visiting Ranthambore National Park, Pichola Lake in Udaipur-“City of Lakes”, and Pushkar during the renowned Pushkar Fair.
Best Time to Visit Rajasthan: November-February: This is the best time to visit Rajasthan . Summer during March, April, May and June is very harsh and winters are very cold here too, so it is beter to visit Rajasthan during the months of December, January.
Top Things to do in Rajasthan: Explore forts and palaces, Visit the famous colourful cities like Jodhpur,Jaipur and Jaisalmer, Visit the peaks at Mount Abu, Meet the camels at Thar Desert.
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