Rajasthan is India’s largest state. It offers up a multitude of interesting things to see and do during your time there. Here are four fun things to not miss while you’re there.
Shopping in Jaipur
The Jaipur Bazaar is well known as “THE” place to shop in Rajasthan. Held within the wall of Jaipur’s Old Town, the market is filled with hundreds of shopkeepers. Textiles spices, tea by the sack, and silversmiths all sell their wares there. There are also numerous types of foods to enjoy while you shop. The textiles are particularly interesting as many are handmade block prints from local villages. The lakh bangles are another local artisan creation that helps support locals when you buy them.
Pushkar is one of the oldest towns in India and one of the most serene. After a day of shopping in Jaipur, the quiet elegance of Pushkar will be welcome. There are no trains here and vehicles are not allowed in all areas. Walking is the way most people get from place to place in this town. Pushkar Sarovar is the sacred lake this town is built around with 52 bathing ghats and 500 temples surrounding the lake. Be sure to observe local culture when you visit, alcohol and meat are forbidden and visitors should wear full-length clothing.
See some Tigers in Ranthambore
Ranthambore National Park has three national tiger reserves. While there’s no guarantee you will see a tiger, there are over 300 species of deciduous trees and absolutely breathtaking views. Sometimes all you will get to photograph are tiger paw prints, but sometimes there are lucky moments when one of the reserve’s tigers will peek out to see a tour.
Romance at the Lake in Udaipur
Lake Pichola is a man-made lake, that has white marble bathing ghats, rolling hills, and lush trees all around. There are also boat rides available to take in the serene beauty of the shoreline from the water. This lake was made in the 1300s when the ruling Maharana fell in love with the area. If you want to spend the night, stay in the five-star luxury hotel, the Floating Lake Palace.
Pichola is the oldest lake in Udaipur, constructed in the 1300s when the ruling Maharana fell in love with the area. The lake is in the middle of the city and provides a fantastic view of Udaipur City Palace and the floating Lake Palace, Udaipur’s famed luxury five-star hotel.
Rajasthan has so much to see and do. Those are just four fun things to see and do during your time there. Indian travels visas can be exacting to get, talk to us – we can make the process fast and easy.