The colorful land of brave Rajputs boasts of many tourist attractions and thousands of tourists from all over the world visit the state to quell their wanderlust and watch its different hues. Well, there is a lot to see and every corner is a befitting candidate for expedition but some destinations are compulsory for every tourist. They are:
Situated in the district of Rajasmand, Deogarh Fort is also known as Deogarh Mahal. It has been preserved as a heritage property and offers to be a place of stay for tourists. The palace is just wonderful. Exuding the much admired old world charm through its impressive structure and Mughal style design, it gives you a royal treatment that will satiate every desire in your heart. Enjoy the sunset from the roof top or balconies, take breakfast in the courtyard or just go swimming in the pool. You can explore the building leisurely and also go for bird watching and jeep safaris.
Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer
An artificial rainwater lake, Gadisar Lake belongs to 12th century and offers to be a scenic spot for travelers. Its banks are dotted by many shrines and temples that create a peaceful and spiritual ambiance. You can sit beside the lake and ponder or go for boating.
If you have come with children, they will definitely enjoy feeding the hundreds of cat fish inside the lake. In the winters, the lake is abuzz with the lovely migratory birds. If you are a bird lover, you are sure to like it. It is quiet, cool and cozy and thus, a fine place to escape the monotony of routine life.
Sam Dunes, Jaisalmer
Sam, a popular sand dunes are which is just 50 kms away from mail Jaisalmer city. Almost every tourist who visit Jaisalmer makes a trip to Sam. Here you will find some desert camp resorts who offer many adventure sports like camel safari, jeep dafari, sand spa and accommodation in these desert camps.
Plus if you are interested to enjoy all these desert games then just book a jaisalmer tour package from Chetram Voyages, a good friend of mine who operate a tour operator from Jaipur Rajasthan.
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
Udaipur’s first luxury hotel, Taj Lake Palace is situated in Lake Pichola on an island. One of its kind, it is a magnificent royal palace that is also the perfect place for couples on a honeymoon trip. Its romantic ambience is so impressive that your heart is sure to escape a beat. Built with pure white marble, it gives an astounding view of the city from the balconies and when you take a look at the placid lake waters, you can see the enchanting reflection of the amazing palace.
City Palace, Jaipur
The Pink city plays host to this palace complex that houses Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal and many other haveli style buildings. A fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, here you are treated to many marvels of the past. The paintings, art galleries, museums, pavilion; everything is an artistic wonder and as you watch every wonder, you feel closer to the illustrious past of India. The entire tour of the palace is an enriching exercise in historical adventure.
Ajmer Sharif, Ajmer
The dargah of Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti is a paradise for religious souls. Anyone with a spiritual bent of mind is sure to get lost in the Sufi fervor that is known to possess magical powers. It is said that if you pray with a pure heart, your wishes are granted. The sacred threads and chadars at the dargah are testimony to the millions of wishes that have been fulfilled by the saint. A carnival like atmosphere surrounds the place and every moment that you spend here is sure to be free of woe and worry.
Rajasthan, the land of rajas and maharajas, is a treasure trove of history, culture and traditions that are the most cherished legacy of our glorious past. So when you visit Rajasthan, be sure to include these places in your itinerary.