Rajasthan: Places To Visit, Things to do & Attractions

Rajasthan – Land of Kings

Rajasthan is ample with lots of things and places like Palaces, Forts, desert, camels, elephants, man-made lakes, panoramic views, snake charmers, a palatable cuisine, beautiful & graceful attire and much more.

Do you want to know about the mesmerizing history of India?, Do you want to explore the aristocratic life of Kings and Queens?

And Do you want to experience the imperial life of Kings?, then book your Rajasthan tour package for your upcoming holidays in India.

It is the most attracted tourist destinations in India familiar as the ‘Land of Kings’.

The capital city of Rajasthan spread over in the area of about 342, 239 sq. km.

This glorified state has ingenious architecture, vigorous culture, and a rich past. Rajasthan is acknowledged for its magnificent palaces, forts and monuments.

So, after reading this, if you are planning to book holiday package then approach Indiator.


History is around 5000 years old. Before Rajputs, Up to 700 AD, Rajasthan was ruled by the Malavas, Arjunyas’, Yaudhyas’, Kushans’, Saka Satraps’, Guptas’ and Hunas’.

From 750-1000 AD, the state was ruled by the Pratihars. Then, the Chalukyas, Parmars, and Chauhan’s supremacy were held in Rajasthan between 1000-1200. In 1200 AD, Muslim ruler ruled the state around one century, which later taken by Mewar in the 13th century.

In the 17th century, when Akbar becomes the ruler of Mughal Empire created a unified province of Rajasthan. The beginning of the 19th century shows the mark of the aggression of the Pindaris.


The Rajasthan will become hotter and humid during summers, the temperature rises up to 45 C. That’s why It is not the holiday destination in summers i.e. between April-June.

From July-September, it’s a monsoon time and it makes Rajasthan more beautiful, especially Udaipur is the perfect destination to visit during monsoon.

Now, the best time to visit Rajasthan is between October-Mid March the Winter season.


Rajasthanis are mostly vegetarian known for a variety of sweet dishes which served with the main course. Rajasthani people serve their guest with themselves they don’t like the self-service concept.

The main Rajasthani dishes are gatte ki sabzi, dal bati churma, Mawa Kachori, Rasogullas, Ghevar, Gujia, Jalebi, Malpuas, etc.


Lifestyle of Rajasthan reflects the golden tradition of Rajasthan. Rajasthani mostly wears bright colors ghangaras and cholis along with dupatta spruced up with golden and silver laces. Women mostly wear silver ornaments and men wear turban, dhoti and kurta.


It has rich culture and tradition of dance, folk music, songs and various other art forms.

Things To Do in Rajasthan

Whenever we plan holidays in Rajasthan, we start focusing on the places which someone suggests to us earlier and  because of this we left the places which are worth watching.

So, here we came with the shortlisted list of top things to do in Rajasthan which covers almost all the activities to do in Rajasthan.

Amber Fort

Amber Fort is situated at a distance of 11 Kms from Jaipur, remarkable due to its outstanding architecture, ingenious mirror-work, picturesque view and the Elephant ride to the gateway of the fort.

Hawa Mahal

This is one of the most prominent sights of the Jaipur city. This Palace belongs to the women of the royal family, who watching the streets of the city from the 953 small windows (Jharokhas) of the palace.

City Palace

The best place in Jaipur to explore the aristocracy of the royal family. Apart from this, the palace showcases the antiques, weapons, attire and other precious things of the royals. The royal family of Jaipur still lives in this Palace.

Jal Mahal

It’s a magnificent Water Palace in Jaipur, located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake.

Activities in Jaipur

Apart from palaces and forts, Jaipur houses some more interesting activities in Jaipur like a Jantar Mantar visit, Albert Hall, Birla Temple, Elephant ride, Hot air ballooning in Jaipur, Choki Dhani, Cycling tour of the Pink city, Elephant Polo in Jaipur and Village Jeep Safari in Jaipur.

Fateh Prakash Palace

The palace was built by Maharaja Fateh Prakash, situated on the shore of the Pichola lake in Udaipur. Presently, the palaces houses the finest world heritage hotel.

Saheliyon ki Bari

This Garden is also known as ‘Garden of Maids’ is the popular tourist destination in Udaipur, built by Rana Sangram Singh for the 48 women attendants who come along with the princess as a part of her dowry.

Other fun activities to do in Udaipur

To explore the beauty of the Udaipur, go with the Udaipur tour taken to the places like Bagore ki Haveli, Haldighati, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Jagdish Temple, Short Helicopter ride in Udaipur, Cycling tour of Udaipur and Heritage Walk of Udaipur.

Jaisalmer Fort

This enormous fort is also named as ‘Sonar Quila’ or ‘Golden Fort’ stands haughtily in a midst of Thar desert. This 11th-century fort is the prominent tourist attraction of Jaisalmer.

Royal Sand dunes camping

Enjoy the overnight safari at Sand dunes in Jaisalmer along with delightful campfire, barbecue dinner, folk dance and an amazing view of sunset and sunrise from the dunes.

Dune Bashing & Camel Safari

Here are some offbeat things to do in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan like Dune Bashing at Thar desert through a Jeep, Camel Safari, Parasailing in Jaisalmer and Paramotoring in Jaisalmer.

Umaid Bhawan Palace

The palace, which now converts into the Hotel by the Taj Group of hotels. The palace has ingenious architecture and offers royal treatment to their customers.

Mehrangarh Fort

This magnificent fort is situated on a hilltop at a height of 150 m built by Rao Jodha in 1459.

Interesting activities in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Camel Safari, explore the life of the village near Jodhpur, Samsara desert Camps in Jodhpur and Paragliding in Jodhpur.

Junagarh Fort

This gargantuan red sandstone fort situated in Bikaner built by Rao Bika in the 14th century.

Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary in Jaipur

Once popularly known for the hunting ground, now preserve a vast wildlife like Tigers and other species of wild animals.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

One of the World UNESCO heritage site preserve around 370 species of birds and other wildlife species situated in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.

Paranormal Sights

Rajasthan has some haunted places, where some kind of Paranormal activities has been reported.

The one is Bhangarh Fort in Alwar known as one of the spookiest places in India and the Kuldhara village situated near Jaisalmer.

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Places to Visit & Tourist Attractions in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the most visited states in India offers almost everything to the visitor. To explore destinations, Indiator provides the best Rajasthan tour packages like Sand Dunes night safari tour package, Short Camel ride tour package, Rajasthan honeymoon tour package, Rajasthan Wildlife tour and much more.

Here, we share the list of categories of some top attraction in Rajasthan.


Some of the most influenced and most visited spiritual places of Rajasthan are :

  • Monkey temple
  • Dalhanpur temple ruins
  • Govind Dev Ji temple
  • Moti Dungri temple
  • Jagdish temple
  • Shrinath Ji Temple
  • Ekling Ji Temple and
  • Karni Mata temple ‘The Rats temple’.

Forts and Palaces

Rajasthan is packed with so many gigantic forts and palaces throughout the state. Some of the most visited forts and palaces in Rajasthan are:

  • City Palace of Jaipur and Udaipur
  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Amber Fort
  • Jal Mahal
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace
  • Sheesh Mahal ‘Mirror Palace’
  • Gatore ki Chhatriyan
  • Chittorgarh Fort
  • Fateh Prakash Palace
  • Bagore ki Haveli
  • Mehrangarh Fort
  • Rohetgarh Fort
  • Junagarh Fort and Neemrana Fort.

Fun & Offbeat activities

Apart from an endless list of forts, palaces, and temple, the place also offers so many fun & offbeat things to do in Rajasthan. Some of them are Elephant polo, Vintage Car rally, Zip lining, Flying fox, Trekking in Mount Abu, Visit National park & Wildlife sanctuary, Hot air ballooning, Choki Dhani ethnic resort famous for traditional hospitality and famous food of Rajasthan, Jeep Safari, Camel ride, Royal Camping, Parasailing, Paramotoring, Helicopter ride and Desert Camps.


Rajasthan has numerous shopping markets famous for Jewellery, pottery, leather items, wood, textiles, paintings and craft items. Here is the list of some must-visit markets for shopping in Rajasthan are Sadar Bazaar in Jodhpur, Johri Bazaar in Jaipur for jewellery, Bapu Bazaar in Jaipur, Kagazi Pottery of Paper in Alwar.

Fairs & Festivals – Name of some popular fairs and festivals of Rajasthan are Nagaur Fair held between Jodhpur and Bikaner, Ganguar Mela and Pushkar Camel Fair.

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