Are you wondering what to visit while traveling in Rajasthan with a limited time? You surely want to see the most extraordinary sites India and Rajasthan can offer. In our latest video we list the must-see sites while you on your trip through Rajasthan. Make sure to book one of our great drivers in india, so you while miss none of these top 10 sites.
The Taj Mahal is certainly the most famous monument in India. During their trip in Rajasthan with a private driver, most of the travelers include the city of Agra in their itinerary even it's not part of Rajasthan. The magnificent Taj Mahal attracts travelers from all corners of the world. They visit the site not only to soak up its beautiful history, but also to take an iconic photo on the bench of Princess Diana. You don't know this bench? The locals will be glad to show it to you once you are there.
Rajasthan is famous for its numerous forts and palaces. Amber Fort is one of the best known forts located in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. By visiting this majestic fort during your trip to India, you will travel back in time to the XVI-XVIII centuries to feel how the Maharajas were living in that time. Here you will visit the Women's Garden and learn more about the role of the women at that time.
Udaipur is one of the favourite cities of the travelers in Rajasthan. The peaceful surroundings of Udaipur offer an excellent opportunity to relax while admiring the beautiful City Palace of the Maharajas. The lakes surrounding the city give a special charm to Udaipur. One of the most popular activities in Udaipur is the boat ride on Lake Pichola.
The city of Jaisalmer or the Golden City, as it is often called, is another favourite travel destination in Rajasthan. The Jaisalmer Fort is one of the most unusual forts in Rajasthan. Almost a quarter of the population of the old town lives there. For travelers it is not only a historical-cultural discovery but also a good opportunity to discover the local people and their lifestyle.
Another impressive fort in Rajasthan is the one located in Jodhpur, the famous Mehrangarh Fort. During your visit of this majestic fort, you will learn more about the life of the Maharajas and their wives, whose handprints are still present on the walls of the fort. What do they symbolize? The locals will be glad to explain you during your visit. From the fort, you can also admire the breathtaking view of the blue city of Jodhpur.
The Rat Temple (Shri Karni Mata) is a unique temple not only in Rajasthan, but also in the world. Nowhere else you can find a temple where rats are kings. The thousands of rats living in Shri Karni Mata are honored by the locals. This temple is located not far from the city of Bikaner. A unique spectacle awaits you in Rat Temple, don't miss this unique discovery during your trip to Rajasthan.
The floating palace of Jal Mahal is one of the treasures of Jaipur. This palace is particularly attractive in the evening when it is illuminated and seems to float on the waters of Lake Man Sagar.
To experience the real desert life in India, the travelers go to the Thar Desert. There are several small villages there. One of the well known places is Khuri which offers to the travelers a real desert experience with an overnight under the stars and the traditional dinner with the villagers. Don't miss to make a camel ride and admire the sunset in the dunes.
The small city of Fatehpur Sikri is located on the road between Jaipur and Agra. It is another favourite destination for travelers. The one time capital of the Mughal Empire was abandoned in the 16th century. However, the city is still perfectly preserved and here the travelers can admire its extraordinary architecture of 16th century.
The Humayun's Tomb is one of Delhi's main attractions. Who was Humayun and why is this monument, considered as the prototype of the Taj Mahal, is less known than the famous Taj Mahal? You can learn more about it during your private trip to India.