FLASHPACKING IN RAJASTHAN
Rajasthan: the simply majestic state of India. While flashpacking you will find most of the heritage hotels in Rajasthan. The people of Rajasthan are well-known for their royalty & generosity. Rajasthan's numerous destinations are a traveller’s dreams come true. Here tourist destinations disclose the history and heritage of Rajasthan. The pink city of Jaipur, the blue city of Jodhpur, the lake city of Udaipur, and the golden city of Jaisalmer are some of the renowned tourist places of Rajasthan.
Flashpacking in Rajasthan fascinates - from golden sand dunes to the bravura forts, each a splendid architectural creation having a legend of its own. The tourist attractions in Rajasthan are characterized by a charming mix of colours and an interesting aura that can amaze any traveller. In Rajasthan, the destination list is so long that it is almost impossible to include them all in a short tour. The visit all of Rajasthan one must have at least 3 weeks. Only a few places can be covered if you have a time limitation for your tour.
Rajasthan, where the sun illuminates fiercely and as it descends leaves many hues to create a magical visual delight. It is a land of abundant rituals, wildlife, glorious forts, cultural festivals and events demonstrating grandeur and luxury. Every city in Rajasthan has something to offer and that is what conglomerates its diversity within a framework of grandness. Cherish the legends of Rajas and Maharajas; their heritage and folk culture that are still alive in every brick of this place. From the outside what looks like a barren landscape is actually a land celebrating colours and nature in their purest forms. From ancient artefacts and traditional multi-coloured outfits to peacocks and decorated elephants, Rajasthan personifies royalty.
Flashpacking India filters for you the best of Rajasthan to travel in style. Explore adventure and culture as you journey through every destination.
Most Visited Places in Rajasthan: Jaipur, Pushkar, Bundi, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Mandawa
Off-Beat Places in Rajasthan: Chittorgarh, Deogarh, Narlai, Jojawar, Ghanerao, Rohetgarh, Osian, Manvar, Kuchaman, Mahansar and Bhandarej
JAISALMER: situated at the heart of the Thar Desert, this ‘’golden city’’ is popular for its golden gorgeous sand dunes and quaint camel rides in the Great Indian Desert, which simply make you want to freeze the moment and pay homage to the beauty of nature. This city is also dominated by its ginormous Fort. Built-in 1156, this fort symbolises the hearty Jain community of Hindus. They have sculpted it with diverse temples and artefacts. The best of Rajasthani cuisine is served here and a variety of fabrics and jewellery shops were built with whooping bargains.
JODHPUR: This second-largest city offers a perfect blend of food, shop and music and language. Jodhpur also has a huge fort called the ‘’Mehrangarh Fort’’. It is located in the centre of the city on top of a high hill, enclosed with various thick walls preserving its intricate and delicate work. It is known as the ‘’sun-fort’’. The breathtaking view from the fort of the city is remarkable as it does portray the ‘’blue city’’ with lights gleaming in the dark.
UDAIPUR: This city will captivate your eyes. Udaipur is often remarked as the ‘’Venice of the East’’, it enriches the romantic side of nature. The white marbled lake palace acts as an entire island in Lake Pichola. You will witness a serene view from the Palace of the glittering lake with a backdrop of mighty hills. Furthermore, you will get to enjoy this placid lake more closely on the boat rides. Another fascinating activity that this place proposes is horse riding in and around the small villages of Udaipur.
JAIPUR: Flashpack in and around the largest city of Rajasthan. This chaotic and crowded ‘’pink city’’ is admired for its palaces and forts, each celebrating a legend of its own. Jaipur represents the crème de la crème of arts, literature and culture. It is in every form connected to its ancient enchantment. One of the most visited places in Jaipur is the HAWA MAHAL; built-in 1799 and located in the kernel of a busy market, this ‘’palace of winds’’ is known for its intricate work minted on the walls of this five-storey building. The nearby market is flooded with vibrant crafts and handmade goods.
CHITTORGARH: this is a must for your flashpacker itinerary. It is home to the largest fort in India. Chittorgarh Fort is a quintessential symbol of Rajputana chivalry, bravery and honour. It portrays a panoramic and picturesque overview of the city. As you stand on top of this hilltop fort, it evokes the grand ambience of Rajasthani values and the beauty that it silently preserves. Their sound and light show is also an amazing experience.
Activities to do in Rajasthan (Things to do while flashpacking in Rajasthan):
- Zipping in Neemrana
- Zipping in jodhpur
- Paragliding by paramotor in Jaipur
- Hot air ballooning in Jaipur
- Elephant ride in Jaipur
- Bird watching in Bharatpur
- Game-ride / Jungle safari in Ranthambore
- Camel ride in Jaisalmer
- Desert Camping in Jaisalmer
- Village Walks in Shekhawati & Pali region
- Boating in Lake Pichola, Udaipur
- Horse riding in Jojawar & Udaipur
- Off-roading in JodhpurAstang Yoga Ashram, Udaipur
- Stay in heritage hotels
- Stay in the world’s most luxurious & Romantic hotels
- Romantic dinners
- Cultural shows
- Trekking & Camping
- Learn History, cooking and much more
- Learn Indian Music in Pushkar
- Sound & Light Show in Chittorgarh
- Mewar Light & Sound show in Udaipur
- Get a ride on a vintage car
- Visit & Shat in Forts & Palaces
- Attend various fairs & festivals