Top Things to Do in Rajasthan
Rajasthan is one of those states in India that can make you fluster about where to start from and where to end, while leaving none of the things left undone in their most awaited visit to this royal state. The diverse topography of Rajasthan and its culture provide a plethora of things to do & tourist attractions to see here, right from visiting the grand forts and Palaces, to miraculous ancient temples and popular Ajmer Sharif ki Dargah, and not to forget plenty of interesting tourism activities brought by the golden sand dunes of the state. Immerse yourself into the unique holiday experience of desert camping and relish the real taste of Rajasthan through musical puppet shows, traditional folk dances, sumptuous authentic meals; a fun filled night that ends with a cozy sleep under the starlit sky. The camel and jeep safaris are also counted among few other interesting things to do in this desert land of Rajasthan.
If you are a wild-life enthusiasts, checking-out the immense wildlife of Ranthambore National Park, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Keoladeo National Park, and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary should top the things to do list in Rajasthan. Whereas, for the adventure freaks hot air ballooning that’s happened in Pushkar, Jaipur, and Ranthambore is an attractive option to go for.
Along with enjoying ziplining in Neemrana Fort and Mehrangarh Fort, and get delighted with the bird's eye view on the way between the cliffs. And, to delve into the rich luxury of the past, attend the vintage car rallies that take place every year in Jaipur; which is definitely a dream come true for the car lovers. Though the state is mainly a desert place, it still gives an opportunity for the trekkers to explore the hilly tracks amidst the lush greenery of Alwar and Mt. Abu. If wish to go a little off the regular listing, visit the camel breeding farm in Bikaner and become friendly with these desert ships by learning their ways. You can also go for an interesting horse safari that ventures through the streets of the regal city of Pushkar. The inviting villages donned with warm and smiling locals also allure you to pay them a visit to know their culture intermingled in their fables of the past.
While your January visit to Rajasthan cannot go without attending the popular kite festival in Jodhpur, witnessing thousands of kites hiding completely the blue sky. There are various other fairs and festivals also that are celebrated all year long, and are must see in Rajasthan. They all come as an attractive opportunity for the shopaholics to bag some authentic local handicrafts and beautiful artefacts.