Are you bored with your daily routine? Do you want some relaxation and looking to get one in the best possible ways, then what are you waiting for? Rajasthan heritage tour is something that might be of interest. Whether it is summer or winter, if you are planning for the best vacation trip either a long or short one, then you must think of an outdoor vacation in Rajasthan at very economical rates. Being the state of a desert, Rajasthan has always been famous for its ancient and medieval period forts and palaces.
Rajasthan is known across the globe among its tourists for its marvelous forts and amazing palaces, not only in terms of infrastructure and designs but also because of remarkable history associated with it. As soon as one step into this state of beauty, he or she feels the audacity of the Rajputana kingdom. Just to feel the charming and magnificent glory, heritage tours to Rajasthan are preferred among its visitors. They have now become one of the most important tourist attractions in the state which leaves a spell bounded and thrilling experience in the hearts of the tourists.
If you are very enthusiastic and passionate about traveling, looking forward to exploring the magnificent glory of Rajasthan then this blog is going to help you a lot in visiting the famous forts and palaces of the place. So let us have a look at some of these:
- Chittorgarh Fort
The very renowned forts of India, that is popular for its architecture and design is Chittorgarh Fort located in the Mewar region in Rajasthan in Bhilwara city. The fort has been spread over 700 acres of land and exacts above the sea level of 180 meters. It is quite sure that you must be going to love the place because of its elongated walls designed in a fortified fashion which are 13-15 km long tower-like structured with luxurious complexes. Although you must be loving each and every corner of the fort there are some regions like Fateh Prakash, Padmini, and Rana Kumbha which feel make you feel so proud of the heritage site. These are famous for its decoration and construction only and a large number of tourists visit this fort very much.
- Junagarh Fort
So you are planning for Rajasthan heritage tours Junagarh fort located in Bikaner district of Rajasthan can be a nice and splendid attraction. It attracts thousands of tourists every day worldwide. This fort marks the glorious medieval times’ history which can be observed through its beautifully carved walls and courtyards. Now talking about the palaces that fort consists of are- Badal Mahal, known for its gorgeous wall paintings have been structured so well with water theme, Anoop Mahal has golden leaf patterns with red color glass work all over the palace whereas Phool Mahal is a sort of towered structured monument with windows and balconies. The lifestyle of royal kings is also something that is an interesting display in the museum.
- Amber Fort
In the Amer town of Rajasthan, a ravishing and attracting Amber fort is located which is renowned for its red sandstone and white marble designing and architecture. The fort contains impressive gates, natural alluring gardens, majestic temples, pavilions, big palaces, and impressive gates. Tourists visit this fort because of some attractions that are very much famous such as huge and spacious halls- Diwan-e-Khas called Hall of Private Audience, Diwan –e- Aam called Hall of Public, Jai Mandir, Jas Mandir, and Suhaag Mandir. This fort is the perfect mixture of Mughal and Hindu architecture as built by the then ruling Kachhawa clan.
- Jaisalmer Fort
The fort is the second oldest buildings in Rajasthan, known amongst the living forts in the world. It is situated in the Jaisalmer city, built-in 1156 A.D. by the Rajput ruler named Rawal Jaisal and got its name from then. It is made of yellow sandstone which shines during the daytime and as soon as the sun sets it changes its color from yellow to honey shade, carrying a unique feature if camouflaging in the yellow desert. This is the only reason why it is called as Sonar Quila’. It has 4.6 meter long walls with four massive entrance gates each guarded by the cannons. Raj Mahal Palace, Jain temples total seven in number, Lakshminath Temple dedicated to the goddess Lakshmi and Vishnu are some of the tourist attractions in Rajasthan tour India. Also, numerous merchant Havelis which are hundreds of years old are the center of attraction too.
- Hawa Mahal
The very popular Hawa Mahal also called as Palace of Breeze is located in the capital city, Jaipur in Rajasthan. The palace is constructed from pink and red sandstone by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in 1799. Why every tourist is well known for the palace? Have you ever wondered? It is because of its unique five-storied honeycomb-like architecture with 953 small windows known as “Jharokhas”, designed and decorated with criss-cross patterns of stripes. This was basically designed for the royal women to enjoy everyday life because they had to follow the then “Purdah Tradition”. The palace gives an illusion of front and back when seen from the street view.
- Lake Palace
This is the palace that marks the beauty of intricate designing and stunning furnishings. It is located in the Aravalli Mountains that adds a mysterious ambiance to the palace in Rajasthan Heritage Tour. It is surrounded by Lake Pichola and built by Maharana Jagat Singh II. It was built from the point of resorting and sight-seeing from the royal families particularly in summers. It consists of beautiful gardens, terraces, colorful fountains. The palace is spread over an area of 4 acres with some of the places such as Jal Tarang, Khush Mahal, Kamal Mahal, and Sarva Ritu is the deluxe rooms in this complex.
- Pushkar Palace
If it could be any religious pilgrimage famous destination in India, then Pushkar is definitely the choice. It is very popular among tourists, especially from Europe. Apart from this, a planned trip to various temples can also be done as all the temples are located nearby. It is a worthy trip to this palace.
- Lalgarh Palace
Another palace constructed from red sandstone located in Bikaner, built-in 1902 A.D. by Maharaja Lall Singh. It is just a remarkable building with a variety of schools built from different architectural styles such as Rajputana, European and Muslim. It is known amongst the luxurious hotels with 59 rooms which provide world-class and vintage facilities just like a five-star hotel luxury.
So all in together go and grab an opportunity for luxurious and amazing tours to India by visiting these pride of Rajasthan.