Off-beaten paths: Rajasthan Beyond the tourist trails

Off-beaten paths: Rajasthan Beyond the tourist trails

Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful destinations in India and is home to a lot more than what meets the eye. If you are planning to visit Rajasthan, make sure to go beyond the colorful markets and explore this beautiful heaven on earth. These unexplored jewels of Rajasthan are a must-visit for travelers. Rajasthan also has a few places away from the chaos of the crowd which has important historical value as well as mesmerizing architecture.  We have made a well-researched list of less-traveled scenic places which you may not find even in few of the best travel websites:

  1. Trailing through the ruins of Chittorgarh
  2. Discover the deserted rugged Kumbhalgarh
  3. Enjoy amalgamation of history and modernity at Neemrana Fort
  4. Get blown away with the artistry of Mandawa
  5. Explore Bundi: the city of step-wells


- Trailing through the ruins of Chittorgarh
The city of Chittorgarh is about 120km away from Udaipur, located on the banks of the rivers Gambhir and Berach. On your visit to the beautiful fort-town, you will be impressed with the stunning architecture and stories of heroic Rajput kings exhibiting valor. The story of Rani Padmini can be visualized in every nook and corner of the fort. Amongst top places to see in the fort are Vijaya Sthambha, Kirti Sthambha, the Gaumukh Kund, sacred Jain, and Hindu temples.

- Discover the deserted rugged Kumbhalgarh
Kumbhalgarh is a World Heritage site about 85km from Udaipur. The Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is home to fascinating wildlife including hyenas, sloth bears, leopards, the rare chinkara and numerous birds. Built by Rana Kumbha, Kumbhalgarh is the birthplace of Maharana Pratap. The entrance to the fort is through seven gates. A 36 km wall surrounds the fort, which houses 360 temples within its walls making it one of the hidden treasures of Rajasthan.

- Enjoy amalgamation of history and modernity at Neemrana Fort
Located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, the historical town of Neemrana is known for its 15th-century fort. Neemrana Fort is a massive heritage property which lies on top of a hill and spreads over multiple levels to give a stunning view of the town and surrounding landscape. Neemrana Fort is now converted into one of the oldest heritage luxury hotels in Rajasthan. It lies near Sariska Tiger Sanctuary, Bharatpur-Keoladeo National Park, Jaisamand Lake, and other destinations.

- Get blown away with the artistry of Mandawa
Mandawa is in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan 168 km from Jaipur and is known for its stunning Havelis. This town is located on the old Silk Route, is known for the detailed artistry and decorative paintings of its historical Murmuria Haveli, Gulab Rai Wadia Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli, and Goenka Double Haveli, among others.  The decor and artistry will immerse you in the grandeur of this region. Make sure to carry paintings from local artisans as a souvenir from the city.

- Explore Bundi: the city of step-wells
Bundi with the remnants of a royal past takes you back in time. With its palaces, step-wells, forts, and temples, Bundi offers you a lot to discover. Landscapes of Bundi are dominated by forts and the most magnificent of all of them is the Taragarh Fort, the best place to witness the grand legacy of Rajputs. The top of Taragarh Fort gives a beautiful panoramic view of this Bundi.

Rajasthan will make you fall in love with its grandeur and charm, also surprise you with their proud history. You will get the best experience by the list of off-beat places in Rajasthan compiled by us at PML holidays. We ensure that our customers have an unparalleled stay at the state with the Rajasthan tour package customized just for you.

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