Jaipur: Jaipur, the first planned city of India is sprawled with hilltop forts and palaces. Every bit of jaipur exudes the tales of its victorious past. Being a burgeon trade centre, its markets are loaded with handicrafts and exquisite jewellery.
Udaipur: Nestled amidst the azure lake waters, Udaipur is one of India seductive cities. Its floating lake palace is on every tourist’s radar. The elevated hills and lakes create a picturesque perfect ambience for romance.
Jodhpur: Located in the Thar Dessert, Jodhpur is bright all through the year. As you enter this city the colour blue fills your eyes. The walls of each house are painted in blue to compliment the scorching weather. Jodhpur is a well trodden Rajasthani city, its sandstone hillock location, palaces and monuments is till today a living proof of the glorious past.
Mehrangarh Fort: The magnificent fort of Mehrangarh amazes the entire city with its structure, architecture and, huge walls and gates. Within the fort are some fabulously crafted palaces, courtyards, a museum, and gates which signify victory, pride and sacrifice.
Sam Sand Dunes: An enormous stretch of sand, The Sam Sand Dunes, is a popular excursion of Rajasthan. This is the closest place from where you can lose yourself in 'the Great Thar Desert'. To witness the sunrise and sunset against this sand dunes is one of its kind experience.
Pushkar Fair: One of its kinds, the Pushkar fare is the most attractive and highly rated event in India. Also known as the camel fare, around 50,000 camels and other livestock are traded during this fair. The fair is an occasion where villages from near and far gather to trade and celebrate.
Wildlife: The topography of Rajasthan ranges from barren desert, to scrub thorn arid to lush green forest to rocky ravines to wetlands forming a natural habitat to a variety of wild species.
The Ranthambhor National Park and Sariska Tiger Reserve are two of the many sanctuaries that shelter the many wild species. Ranthambhor National Park along with the slopes of Aravalli, artificial cakes and dense forest makes this park a haven to the wild. Sariska Tiger Reserve is another wild park home to numerous carnivores including Leopard, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Civets Hyena, Jackal, and Tiger.
Best time to visit: Though a year round destination, the best time to visit Rajasthan is in winter, between October to March when the desert sun is not so intense and the days are cool and pleasant. Most of the desert festivals planned as tourist attractions is held in the winter season. The desert also comes to life in the monsoons in the months from July to September when the hills are clothed in green and have a charm of their own.