Rajasthan – the land of kings, Home to the great Indian desert, gorgeous forts and palaces and some of India’s best tourist destinations.
Here we’ll tell you why January is one of the best months for your Rajasthan tour package
Rajasthan in January has one of the best weathers of the year. The temperatures vary between highs 27 degrees to 10 degrees. Some places do record temperatures of close to 0 degrees.
Pack light woollens and clothes that can be worn in layers to feel warm.
One of the best reasons to plan your Rajasthan tour package in January is because the locals love celebrating in January. It is for this reason that Rajasthan is called the ‘land of colours’.
Some of the top festivals in Rajasthan in January are
Bikaner Camel festival
As a tribute to the Rajasthan’s favourite and most essential animal, the Rajasthan tourist department organises the Bikaner camel festival in January against the backdrop of the Junagarh fort.
Camels are decked up in their finest. Races, beauty pageants, acrobatics all performed by the camels, make this festival a must see on your Rajasthan tour package.
Jaipur International Kite Festival
Held every year on the auspicious day of Makara Sankranti, the International Kite Festival is celebrated all over Rajasthan but is especially an attraction in Jaipur. Some of the top kite flyers from the world head to Jaipur to adorn the sky with their special creations.
Jaipur Literature Festival
The Jaipur Literature Festival is Asia’s largest literature festival. It attracts the who’s who from the world of literature. So, if books are your thing, make sure you plan around the literature festival’s dates.
Adventurous things to do in Rajasthan
Vintage car rally
The land of the kings definitely hosts one of the best vintage car rallies in Jaipur and Jodhpur in January. Vintage car enthusiasts, tourists and nostalgia enthusiasts head to these rallies to get this royal taste of the bygone era.
Sam sand dunes near Jaisalmer offers camping out in the desert in January. It will surely get very chilly but you will get to experience the desert in a special way.
Hot air ballooning
Jaipur and Pushkar are two places where you can see the Great Indian Desert from the vantage point of a hot air balloon. The balloons are active mainly in the month of January make your Rajasthan tour package all the more attractive.