Rajasthan Diwas 2022- 6 Amazing Places To Enjoy Summers In Rajasthan
By: Kratika Wed, 30 Mar 2022 12:57:28
Rajasthan, a princely state, is a state of mystic lands having a great religious and cultural significance. The state is recognized for its rich heritage and culture, being like a paradise for history and culture lovers. Anyone who visits this land is always left amazed and mesmerized by witnessing the scenic beauties and historic structures. Although the desert state of Rajasthan is a warm one, there are still many places you can visit in Rajasthan during the summers.
Jaipur, also known as ‘The Pink City,’ is one of the most popular tourist spots of Rajasthan as well as its capital too. Jaipur is famous for its historical monuments, ancient palaces, forts, and also the Rajasthani Cuisine. This city Showcases a rich past and dynamic culture. Some of the major tourist attractions in Jaipur are The HawaMahal, The Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort, Central Government Museum, Albert Hall, Sisodia Rani KaBagh, Fort Jaigarh, and many more.
Udaipur, also known as ‘Venice of the East and ‘city of lakes,’ is a beautiful tourist place filled with several ancient temples and forts, lavish gardens, palaces, and lakes. Some of the popular lakes are Pichola Lake, Udai Sagar, Swaroop Sagar, and Fateh Sagar. Once, Udaipur was the capital of the Mewar Kingdom.
Some of the popular tourist attractions near include Mount Abu, Ranakpur Jain temples, Fort Kumbhalgarh, Chittorgarh Fort, and many more. Udaipur is also known for the famous puppet shows.
Ajmer is one of the most popular pilgrimage spots in the country and also the 5th largest city in the state. It is popular for its Dargah Sharif, which is the shrine to the “Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti.” It is believed that anyone when offers prayers in the Dargah with a pure heart can never go empty-handed and disappointed. Ajmer is also visited by numerous celebrities who visit the Dargah to seek blessings.
Ajmer is also famous for the sacred lake of Pushkar, along with several temples. One must explore these delights on a trip to Rajasthan during summers.
# Mount Abu
Mount Abu is located near Sirohi District and is the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan. It lies in the Aravalli mountain range at an altitude of 1220 meters above sea level and also marks the highest point with Guru Shikhar. Mount Abu is situated at an altitude of 1,722 meters above sea level. Being the only hill station in Rajasthan, it’s the perfect place to visit during the summer in Rajasthan. Mount Abu is famous for sunsets, boat cruises on Nakki Lake, and magnificent Hindu and Jain temples.
Ranthambore is recognized as the “land of tigers” and has the largest national park in Rajasthan. It also has the Mansingh and the Kaila Devi sanctuaries nearby. It is named after the Ranthambore Fort, which is situated in the park. It is very popular for its royal Bengal tiger population. Some of the popular attractions are Ranthambore, Fort, Trinetra Ganesh Temple, Padam Lake, Surwal Lake, Kachida Valley, JogiMahal, and so on. Moreover, during summer, you can also spot various other animals like leopards, bears, nilgai, sambal, etc. It also serves as a habitat for more than 300 species of birds.
Bikaner, also known as the Camel Country’, is located amid the Thar desert. Bikaner is full of ancient forts, royal palaces, and majestic temples. The famous Camel festival is held here in January-February, which attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. Some of the famous monuments here are Junagarh fort, Lallgarh Palace, Kote Gate, and Gajner Palace.
Not only the architecture, but Bikaner is also famous for the local cuisines found here such as Bikaneribhujia, Aloo Bhujia, Dal Bati Churma, Pakodi, Rasmalai, and Chamcham, among the others. Bikaner is also popular for its leather articles and handicrafts. It is also known for the most famous art forms, namely the Utsa and the Chadwa, which comprises geometric and floral patterns. You can take the joy of camel riding as well as a desert safari here.