Float on Udaipur's romantic lakes
Udaipur

Float on Udaipur's romantic lakes

Known as the Venice of the east, Udaipur’s charm is built around the waterways and tributaries flowing from its many lakes. From the floating palaces and grand havelis to amazing sunset views from the Aravali Hills, Udaipur is stunningly romantic.

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Visit the camel markets of the Thar Desert
Jaisalmer

Visit the camel markets of the Thar Desert

A visit to Rajasthan wouldn’t be complete without venturing into the vast blank canvas that is the Thar Desert. 40% of the state’s population reside in the desert, so take this opportunity to experience the folklore, crafts and vibrant camel markets of gateway towns like Jaisalmer.

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Shop for handcrafted fabrics in Jaipur
Jaipur

Shop for handcrafted fabrics in Jaipur

Rajasthan is one of India’s richest states when it comes to traditional arts and crafts. From block-printed and tie-dyed fabrics to jewellery and Jaipur’s distinctive blue-dyed pottery, Rajasthan is an art enthusiasts dream.

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Take a dip in Pushkar's holy waters
Pushkar

Take a dip in Pushkar's holy waters

Pushkar is a sacred town for Hindus. Home to Brahmaji Temple, worshippers come to bathe in the holy waters of Pushkar Lake. A hive of traditional Rajasthani culture, the town also hosts the annual Pushkar Camel Festival, when traders, travellers and entertainers converge on the small town.

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Marvel at the architecture of Jaipur's Amber Fort
Jaipur

Marvel at the architecture of Jaipur's Amber Fort

Perhaps Rajasthan’s best known city, Jaipur is renowned for its stunning architecture. From the imposing Amber Fort to the Hawa Mahal and Jal Mahal palaces, the city oozes history. Jaipur is also Rajasthan’s cultural centre, making it a great place to take in traditional folkloric dance and music.

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Visit the Brahmin blue houses of Bundi
Bundi

Visit the Brahmin blue houses of Bundi

Want an experience of ‘old’ Rajasthan? The temple town of Bundi is a gem off the normal tourist trail. Its narrow alleyways are surrounded by Brahmin blue houses, lotus flower blooms and historical forts.

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Search for banyan trees in Ranthambore
Ranthambore National Park

Search for banyan trees in Ranthambore

Wander among the enchanted banyan trees of the Ranthambore National Park. Famous for its population of Bengal tigers which can be spotted in their natural habitat, the park is also home to quintessential Indian forests where you can relax, explore and enjoy the sights and sounds.

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