Planning a trip with your loved ones this December? How does Rajasthan sound? An absolute delight, I’m sure!
Rajasthan is one of the best places to visit in India, and with good reason too! There’s a lot to enjoy here for people of all ages: ancient temples, historical forts, beautiful lakes, colorful bazaars, traditional music and folk dance, appetizing cuisine, and so much more. And, of course, who can forget the majestic Thar desert?
People who want to unwind and enjoy the beauty of nature, or people seeking thrill and adventure: Rajasthan will definitely not disappoint you.
The ideal time to visit Rajasthan is during the months of October to March. Compared to the sweltering heat in the summer, these months are accompanied by a slight chill in the air. Daytime temperatures (about 30° C) make travel significantly easier. The nights can go as low as 13° C – cool, but not unbearably cold.
Here are the top 5 places we recommend you to visit on your trip to Rajasthan this December. Get a chance to visit these places, and more, with Thrillophillia Rajasthan tour packages!
Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan, is a must-see for anyone planning a trip to Rajasthan Also known as the summer capital of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is located in the Sirohi district. It is placed amongst the lush green hills of the Aravali range. Mount Abu’s cool climate makes it an ideal destination for all travelers. What’s more, there’s a lot to see at Mount Abu: Nakki Lake, Adhar Devi, Dilwara Jain Temples, Achalgarh fort, and many more places. Tourists can also visit the animal sanctuary and admire the beautiful leopards, wild boar, langur, etc.
Jaisalmer, the ‘Golden city’ of Rajasthan, is a major tourist destination of the state. The city got its name from the golden dunes and castles made from golden honey sandstone. A beautiful sight for anyone availing the Rajasthan vacation ! There’s a lot to see here for all who visit, including ancient havelis, Jain temples, Jaisalmer Fort, and many lakes. What’s most attractive about Jaisalmer, however, is the desert experience. Hop onto a camel and take in the sandy dunes. The several camps on the deserts provide you with traditional Rajasthani cuisine and traditional music and dance. An unforgettable sight for anyone!
Rajasthan trip ensures you do not miss out on the beautiful city of Udaipur. Also known as the Venice of the Easy by many, Udaipur has that wonderful romantic feeling to it. With a backdrop of the Aravali hills around it, there are many lakes to see here. Lake Pichola is a must for anyone visiting the city – feature in many Bollywood movies, too. Take a boat ride on the lake and witness the beauty of nature. There are many havelis, temples, and palaces, for tourists to see. If you’re still not satiated, the colorful bazaar will surely wow you.
Popularly called the Pink City, Jaipur is India’s first planned city and the capital of Rajasthan. It is one of the three cities that make up the Golden Triangle, along with Delhi and Agra, and is a destination in the Rajasthan Tour. Spacious gardens, pink houses – the city has one of the richest histories and cultures in all of India. The bazaars of Jaipur are popular amongst tourists for the plethora of jewellery, shoes, and rich fabrics that they offer for sale. Forts Nahargarh, Jaigarh, and Garh Ganesh Temple are some of the few tourist spots that are a must-see.
Everyone has heard of the Great Wall of China. Second to that is our very own wall in India – Kumbhalgarh Fort! This 3600ft tall and 38km long majestic fort surrounds the city of Udaipur. Located on the western Aravali hills, the fort has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This fort is also said to be the birthplace of the legendary Maharana Pratap. Many Jain and Hindu temples are present within the fort. The Badal Palace, Shivalinga Temple, and Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary should all be visited.