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8 Most Popular Things to Do in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is blessed with golden history, royal palaces and forts, and rich cultural heritage. This is the colorful state of India where you can plan several incredible tours along with thrilling activities and unique entertainment. Add ultimate touring experience in your travel memories by visiting Rajasthan. Yummiest food, heritage sites, and beautiful locales are the delightful attractions in this state. This state is not just forbearing beauty and heritage, but it also has numerous exciting things to do. Make your holidays enthralling by doing these most popular things in Rajasthan.

1. Explore Colorful Cities:

Colorful cities are unique attractions of Rajasthan. Every town has its history behind color theme and paintings. You can explore picturesque cities like Jaipur - the Pink City, Jodhpur - the Blue City, Bikaner - the Red City, Jaisalmer - the Golden City, and Udaipur - the White City. Every city has gorgeous viewpoints, historical places, and temples. With the history of Maharajas, every attraction of these cities are maintained well. You can explore these colorful cities to know interesting facts, history of these places, and taste delicious cuisines. Discovering these glorious cities is one of the most popular things to do in Rajasthan to collect unforgettable moments.

Pink City - Jaipur
Pink City - Jaipur

Blue City - Jodhpur
Blue City - Jodhpur

2. Visit Forts and Palaces:

Unbelievable royal masterpieces with the carved sandstone drills, beautiful artworks on the wall, corridors and balconies decorated with fountains, golden shaded artwork on the ceiling, royal furniture, spacious courtyards, and massive gateways are one of the attractions in Rajasthan. Hence visiting Forts and discovering specialities of that high places is one of the exciting things to do in Rajasthan. Many of the forts are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites which offers numerous fascinating facts which make your trip memorable. You can explore these Forts and Palaces to know thrilling and exciting facts about Rajasthan.

See Some Popular Forts & Palaces:

Amer Fort in Jaipur   Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur   Junagadh Fort in Bikaner   Jaisalmer Fort in Jaisalmer   City Palace in Udaipur


3. Explore Wildlife:

Rajasthan is not just about rusty red forts, beautifully crafted palaces, colorful village markets, and traditional culture. It is also known for wildlife sanctuaries and national park which are offering shelter for many wild lives. You can explore wildlife by taking jungle safaris which is one of the most popular things to do in Rajasthan. National parks and sanctuaries are most fascinating places to start your trip. Explore lush greenery in a vast desert where you can see many species of mammals and birds. Along with the history and culture, Rajasthan has kept its heritage by maintaining Wildlife Sanctuaries.

Read More: Sariska Tiger Reserve Tour from Jaipur    Top 5 National Parks in Rajasthan

Deer, Jaipur
Deer in Sariska Tiger Reserve

Udaipur City Palace
City Palace, Udaipur

4. Get to Know the Diverse Rajasthan Culture:

Rajasthani culture is beauty in diversity which showcase the tradition of Maharajas. Handcrafted things, splendid architecture, diverse language and culture are the real beauty of Rajasthan. You can explore the culture of this princely state by visiting various states which can be a super enthusiastic experience of your trip. Various forts, palaces, and pilgrim centers are defining a culture of Rajasthan. Exploring the culture of Rajasthan can give you an insight of remarkable diversity and historical India. Nothing can be the most popular things to do in Rajasthan than sightseeing its values and its olden times.

Read More: History of Rajasthan

5. Taste the Mouth-watering Food:

From the tangy drink to spicy mouth-watering sabzis with added achar and chutney, these are all attractions in Rajasthan. Rajasthani food is the proper combination of sweetness and various spices. You can taste many delicious dishes here. Rajasthan is a paradise for foodies because you will get the yummiest vegetarian and non-vegetarian food here. Eating various delicious items is one of the most important things to do in Rajasthan. Taste lip-smacking delicate desserts and rich, crunchy delights which will be the unforgettable experience of the trip. Rajasthani cuisine is also part of its culture which has the essence of royalty.

Read More: 10 Best Jaipur Foods to Try

Delhi Food
Mouth-watering Food in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Culture
Know Rajasthan Diverse Culture

6. Enjoy Folk Music and Dance:

Rajasthan has a tradition of folk music and dance which has gained international appreciation and recognition. Every music and dance form have their unique style. You can explore all regional folk cultures to know about Rajasthani music. Chang, Ghoomer, Bhopa, Tejali, and Kathipuli are leading and most popular types of folksongs of Rajasthan. Explore the folk music and dances of this historical state which is one of the most popular things to do in Rajasthan. You can also witness the performance of various groups like Manganiyars, Langas, Banjaras, Mirasis, and Jogis.

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7. Explore Colorful Bazaars:

Shopping and enhancing the collection of handcrafts is the most opportunity which is not to be missed and one of the most popular things to do in Rajasthan. Colorful Bazaars of Rajasthan are full of traditional handicrafts, unique garments, bright fabric, beautiful carpets, jewelry, and exquisitely designed mojaris, bangles, paintings and pottery. You will get many old things which are made by hand-knitting techniques. Here you can also buy leather things like shoes, journals, bags and miniature items, decoration pieces of red sand or clay. Explore the colorful Bazaars of Rajasthan and collect memory from every place you have visited.

Read More: Top 7 Rajasthan Handicrafts   Manak Chowk Market in Jaisalmer   Rajasthani Folk Arts   10 Rajasthan Markets

Folk Music and Dance
Folk Music and Dance

Celebrate Festivals, Rajasthan
Enjoy Colorful Festivals

8. Explore Fairs and Celebrate Festivals:

Apart from incredible history, culture, beautiful architecture and fantastic food of Rajasthan, another exciting thing to do in Rajasthan is constant celebrations. Fairs and festivals show various shades of this glorious state. Explore festivals of Rajasthan to know more about its culture and tradition. Pushkar Fair and Camel Festivals are attractions of this state. You can explore the core tradition of Rajasthan in festival time which makes you mesmerize about this trip.

Read More: Rajasthan Festivals   10 Best Jaipur Festivals

These are the 8 most popular and more beautiful things to explore in the desert state. With all the noise, chaos and heat, this state is changing colors according to the time of the day. Explore the most fantastic and historical state of India.

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