Places to Visit in Rajasthan this Monsoon to Make the Most out of Your Trip
When you begin exploring the depths of this country, it has no dearth of surprises. The deeper you go, the bigger revelations in terms of stories, architecture and history keeps inspiring you. One such State that we love travelling to is Rajasthan. Such lands that sing the ballads of royalty and have fought the wars with legends, the rising forts and its rich ethnicity is enticing across the lengths of Rajasthan. This monsoon, make the most of your vacationing days and travel to our recommended three cities in the heart of Rajasthan- Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh and Ranthambhore.
Occasionally implied as the ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur is the city of tales of love. With several tourists pouring in round the year, you will always find the hustle in the city. Most of the hotels in Udaipur are located around the city centre so you can explore the city more. Some of the fascinating locations you can go to include the City Palace Museum, Fatehsagar Lake, Saheliyon Ki Baari, Sajjangarh or the Monsoon Palace and Lake Pichola. With so many cafes and restaurants located on the circumference of these lakes, you will fall in love with this pristine city of lakes. Stay in Udaipur and get a step closer to the roots of Rajasthan.
The fortress of Mewar, Kumbhalgarh is the birthplace of one of the legendary kings from the Indian history, Maharana Pratap. Located at a soaring height of 3600 ft. above sea level, Kumbhalgarh is one location best for rejuvenation and retreat. If you have been wondering what you could see in Kumbhalgarh, then the fort is one and only edifice to take your breath away. A 20-foot-thick wall circling 36 Kms around Kumbhalgarh is alluded as being only second largest wall to the Great Wall of China. There are several other attractions such as the wildlife sanctuary and the Ranakpur Jain temple nearby. Stay in Kumbhalgarh in some of the swankiest hotels in Kumbhalgarh. You can pick lake facing resorts to add the charm to your summer vacation.
If you are planning to stay in Ranthambore, it is one of the most celebrated locations for wildlife enthusiasts in Sawai Madhopur district. With one of the largest Bengal Tiger reserves in the country, there are several boutique resorts located near Ranthambore National Park. The Ranthambore fort is another dramatic citadel tourists love exploring. After your wildlife safaris, you can indulge in some bird watching right at the national park. If Sloth Bears excite you, Kachida Valley is where you can spot them. Visiting off season will not disappoint you since there are several hotels in Ranthambore that give you a delightful experience amidst the rich flora and fauna.
So, gear up your friends and family and plan your tour to these three exquisite locations in Rajasthan. You never know what wonders you might come across!
Tips when visiting these places:
- Remember to do a weather check.
- Ranthambore National Park is closed during peak monsoon season. Make sure you check before you visit.
- Wear earthy colours while going on safaris as it does not distract the animals. Carry mosquito repellents.
- The best sightings are during the early morning and late evening safaris. Best time to get your best pictures.