11 Jan 2023
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Rajasthan for 1st Time Travellers
Posted by: Daisy Das

Rajasthan boasts some of the most beautiful lakes, vast landscapes, deserts, and unmatched culture. The forts and palaces make you wonder how the kings and queens might have lived in such large households.

Turning to the alleys of the state, one can find great craftsmanship and artistic talent at every corner of the cities. Keep reading to find more about the most enchanting Rajasthan trip places.

What are the best places to visit in Rajasthan?


  1. Amer Fort
  2. Jaigarh
  3. Nahargarh
  4. City Palace
  5. Jantar Mantar
  6. Albert Museum
  7. Bapu Bazaar
  8. Johri Bazaar


  1. City Palace
  2. Sajjangarh
  3. Lake Pichhola
  4. Jagdish Temple
  5. Shri Ekling ji Temple
  6. Bagore ki Haveli Museum
  7. Saheliyon ki Bari


  1. Mehrangarh Fort
  2. Umaid Bhawan Palace
  3. Jaswant Thada
  4. Kailana Lake
  5. Bal Samad Lake
  6. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park


  1. Jain Temples
  2. Nathmalji ki Haveli
  3. Salim Singh ki Haveli
  4. Patwon ki Haveli
  5. Manak Chowk
  6. Gadisagar Lake
  7. Bada Bagh
  8. Khuri Sand Dunes
  9. Jaisalmer Folklore Museum
  10. Tazia Tower
  11. Sam Sand Dunes
  12. Kuldhara


  1. Chittorgarh Fort
  2. Vijaya Stambh
  3. Rana Kumbha Palace
  4. Fateh Prakash Palace
  5. Kalika Mata Temple
  6. Meera Temple


  1. Junagarh Fort
  2. National Research Center on Camels
  3. Rampuria Haveli
  4. Lalgarh Palace and Museum
  5. Laxmi Niwas Palace
  6. Ganga Government Museum

Mount Abu

  1. Nakki Lake
  2. Dilwara Temples
  3. Honeymoon Point
  4. Toad Rock
  5. Arbuda Devi Temple
  6. Raghunath Temple
  7. Guru Shikhar
  8. Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary


  1. Pushkar Lake
  2. Brahma Temple
  3. Rangji Temple
  4. Varaha Temple
  5. Savitri Mata Temple


  1. Dhai Din Ka Jhopra
  2. Ana Sagar Lake
  3. Akbar’s Palace & Museum
  4. Nasiyan Jain Temple
  5. Victoria Jubilee Clock Tower
  6. Durga Bag Garden
  7. Nareli Jain Temple
  8. Prithviraj Smarak
  9. Taragarh Fort


  1. Ranthambore Fort
  2. Ranthambore National Park & Tiger Reserve
  3. Trinetra Ganesh Temple
  4. Kachida
  5. Amreshwar Mahadev Temple

The most popular palaces in Rajasthan you must visit

  1. Amber Palace, Jaipur
  2. Samode Palace, Jaipur
  3. Bal Samand Lake Palace, Jodhpur
  4. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
  5. Monsoon Palace, Udaipur
  6. Udai Bilas Palace, Udaipur
  7. Jag Mandir, Udaipur
  8. Patwon Ki Haveli, Jaisalmer
  9. Salim Singh ki Haveli, Jaisalmer 
  10. Mandir Palace, Jaisalmer
  11. Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer
  12. Junagarh Palace, Bikaner
  13. Gajner Palace, Bikaner
  14. Lalgarh Palace & Museum, Bikaner
  15. Fateh Prakash Palace, Chittorgarh
  16. Rani Padmini’s Palace, Chittorgarh
  17. Bhanwar Vilas Palace, Karauli 
  18. Bundi Palace, Bundi 
  19. Deeg Palace, Bharatpur
  20. Phool Mahal, Kishan Garh

Did you know there is a world famous haunted fort in Rajasthan?

The Bhangarh Fort is the world famous haunted fort in Rajasthan. It is located at a distance of 50 kilometers from Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary between the city of Jaipur and Alwar.

The Bhangarh fort was built by Raja Bhagwant Singh who was a Kachwaha ruler of Amber. He built this fort for his younger son Madho Singh in 1573 AD.

Which is the best fort in Rajasthan?

  1. Amer fort
  2. Nahargarh fort
  3. Jaisalmer fort
  4. Chittorgarh fort

What are the top activities to do in Rajasthan?

  1. Hot Air Ballooning, Jaipur
  2. Zip Lining, Jodhpur
  3. Architectural Brilliance of Abhaneri
  4. Camping, Jaisalmer
  5. Wildlife Safari, Sariska
  6. Lip-smacking Delicacies, Jodhpur
  7. Royal Hospitality, Jaipur
  8. Trekking, Alwar
  9. Vintage Car Rally, Jaipur
  10. Dune Bashing, Jaisalmer
  11. Camel Breeding, Bikaner
  12. Dera Amer, Jaipur
  13. Kalbeliya Dance, Osiyan
  14. Horse Safari, Pushkar
  15. Cycling, Ajmer
  16. Ghost Hunting, Bhangarh
  17. Kite Festival, Jodhpur
  18. Boating, Udaipur
  19. Visit World of Astronomy, Jaipur
  20. Bird Watching, Bharatpur
  21. Shopping, Jaipur
  22. Enjoy Lake Side Dinner, Udaipur
  23. Go for Star Gazing, Jaisalmer
Do check out the Best Shopping Spots & Food to eat

Tourists around the world go crazy for its vibrant markets with a touch of the past. If you are planning a trip to Rajasthan do visit the markets, from traditional accessories to garments, the markets have something for everyone.

What are the best shopping spots in Rajasthan?

Shopping in Jaipur

  1. Johari Bazar (Shop for classic Jaipuri ornaments)
  2. Bapu Bazar

Shopping in Jodhpur

  1. Clock Tower Market (The spices’ market)
  2. Nai Sarak (Take home the best of Rajasthani signature fabric, Bandhani)

Shopping in Udaipur

  1. Bada Bazar
  2. Hathi Pol Bazar (Rajasthani miniature paintings, perfect for home décor)

Shopping in Jaisalmer

  1. Sadar Bazar (Wholesale market)

What are the must-try authentic cuisines in Rajasthan?

  1. Dal baati churma
  2. Gatte ki subzi
  3. Laal maans
  4. Ker sangri
  5. Papad ki subzi
  6. Bajra ki roti with lasun chutney
  7. Raab
  8. Onion kachori
  9. Panchkuta
  10. Ghevar

Which food is famous in Rajasthan?

Dal Bati Churma is a must try.

What is the best time to visit Rajasthan?

The best time to visit Rajasthan is in the months of October to March.

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