Mount Abu is the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan and is hence known as the ‘Oasis of Rajasthan.' The cool weather, breathtaking scenery and many places of interest make it a prominent tourist destination and a popular honeymoon spot. Providing a refreshing break from the heat of the neighboring cities, Mount Abu is blessed with rivers, waterfalls and lush green forests. The mountain is of immense religious importance for Hindus and Jains as it houses over 80 temples and shrines such as the Adhar Devi Temple (which was carved out of solid rock), the Shri Raghunathji Temple, the Jain temples at Dilwara and more. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is just 3 km away from the Dilwara Temples and is home to leopards, foxes, deer, and bears. Some of the prominent sights to visit are Toad Rock, Nakki Lake, Sunset Point, Peace Park and Trevors Tank. Adventure activities like hiking, rock climbing, camping, rappelling and more are getting increasingly popular.
The vibrant city of Jaipur is brimming with colors, enchanting forts, and mesmerizing markets. Popularly known as the ‘Pink City,' the allure of Jaipur is so strong, that it attracts innumerable tourists from India and abroad. Complemented by Delhi and Agra, the city is part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit. It is the capital of the historically rich state of Rajasthan, in India. The architectural marvels of the city reveal its glorious past. From the captivating Hawa Mahal to the bewitching City Palace, each place of the city depicts its own story. The markets of Jaipur are full of beautiful handicrafts and jewelry which are unique to the city. With modernization and urbanization, Jaipur is growing at a fast rate. You can find swanky malls, high-end restaurants, and prestigious educational institutions in the city. Its economy is growing each day, with the addition of different types of industries ranging from manufacturing to information technology.
Udaipur is a gorgeous city of shimmering lakes, resting beside the ridges of the Aravalli Hills of Rajasthan. The majestic mountains, picturesque lakes, incredible monuments and breathtaking gardens make this city a renowned holiday destination for tourists from across the globe. Also regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Udaipur has been called the ‘Venice of the East.' Its beauty has also made it the chosen location for the setting of numerous movies, including Darjeeling Limited and the James Bond flick – Octopussy. Like the rest of Rajasthan, Udaipur is sprinkled with dazzling colors, and you can see these colors in the people’s clothing, the lively markets and the numerous fairs and festivals. The town is known for its jewelry, fabrics, handicrafts, wooden toys, miniature paintings, and antique objects. The main tourist attractions of the city include the City Palace, Lake Palace, Monsoon Palace, Lake Pichola and more. Because of a large number of tourists and visitors, Udaipur has some of the county’s (and world's) most prominent hotels and resorts.
Jodhpur is a breathtakingly beautiful city, with stunning blue houses everywhere. The ‘Blue City,' also known as ‘Sun City,' is located in the majestic state of Rajasthan. The magnificent Mehrangarh Fort that towers over the city is an incredible architectural masterpiece. Surrounding this fort is the old city, a blissful tangle of meandering lanes and glittering bazaars. This chaotic, yet appealing tourist area of the city is sure to capture the imagination of a curious traveler. Against the backdrop is the massive Thar Desert which has a lure of its own. Over the decades, Jodhpur has expanded way beyond the old city. Its location near the center of Rajasthan makes it convenient for tourists. The forts and palaces of Jodhpur are the main tourist attractions. Umaid Bhawan which has been converted into a hotel and museum is a spectacular palace made of pink sandstone and marble. Jaswant Thada which was built in the honor of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II is made up of intricately carved sheets of marble. Ghanta Ghar is an old clock tower that will take you back in time.