The land of kings, camels, brave warriors, majestic forts, rich tradition, and vibrant colors, Rajasthan is one of the best tourist spots in India. The traditional lifestyle and welcoming locals add great charm to this tourist destination. Enticing vacationers from all over the world, this place has its own uniqueness which cannot be found anywhere else. Like many, Yashukushalappa and her friends also got smitten by the grandeur and opulence of this place and that’s how they planned to spend 6 days in Rajasthan.
My friends and I being avid travelers always look up to new destinations to explore. And this time, we wanted to visit Rajasthan which happened to be our first choice. Frankly, we were quite willing to witness the majestic palaces and forts in Rajasthan that we’ve always seen in photographs and movies. Moreover, we were extremely exceptionally excited for Camel safari.
Being happy customers of TravelTriangle and after a happy trip to Andaman which was planned by the, we actually didn’t have second thoughts about which travel organizer to choose. Just like the previous time, our Rajasthan trip plan was organized and managed commendably by TT team. With so much excitement and reminiscing the delightful memories, here I am penning down all the best experiences that my friends and I had on our Rajasthan trip.
Details Of Our Friends Trip To Rajasthan
Trip Type: Friends Trip
Cost: INR 37250
Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
Inclusions: Breakfast, Private cab, Taxes, Airport Transfer, Sightseeing
Exclusions: Lunch, Dinner, Personal Expenses, Sightseeing, Trip supplements
This Is How Our Rajasthan Itinerary Looked Like
Day 1: Arrival in Jaipur and sightseeing
Day 2: Drive to Jodhpur and enjoy local sightseeing
Day 3: Arrival in Jaisalmer
Day 4: Sightseeing in Jaisalmer and enjoying the camel ride
Day 5: Drive to Udaipur
Day 6: Exploring Udaipur city
Day 7: Hotel Check out in Udaipur and departure
Weather In Rajasthan
Since Rajasthan is known for its scorching heat, we chose the month of February for our trip. As the destination dances on the tunes of heat, we were really didn’t expect it to be cold. But, the weather was extremely pleasant and some days it touched minimum lows of around 0°c. Also, in the day time, the more temperate would be about 10°c – 18°c. Needless to say, this is the best time to visit Rajasthan.
This Is How Our 6 Days In Rajasthan Turned Out To Be Awesome
Amidst iconic forts, palaces, temples, and vibrant colors, our 6 days In Rajasthan gave us beautiful experiences. Here are some of the best ones which we will cherish for a lifetime.
1. Jaipur: And Here We Enter The Pink City!
The imperial city of Jaipur was our first stop. Being the capital of the city, it is a bit crowded, but we could manage to witness the best of it. While visiting various architectural marvels such as Jantar Mantar, City Palace, and Hawa Mahal & museum, we how these impressive architectures were crafted in the age when there was no technology. Other than this, we also enjoyed an elephant ride at the gates of Amber for and it was such a magnificent experience!
2. Ajmer: A Lovely Treat To Mind, Body, & Soul
On day 2, we visited Ajmer Sharif Dargah which is the resting place of a renowned Sufi Saint Namely Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chisti. A pristine aura welcomes us with an enchanting fragrance of incense sticks. Ajmer Sharif Dargah is built mainly with mostly marble and gold plating. It was quite a tranquil experience between spiritual vibes.
3. Jaisalmer: Enjoying Camel Safari And A Lot More!
Our trip of Rajasthan reached the apex of excitement when we headed towards Jaisalmer, which is famous for its rustic houses and camel safari. Rightly after entering the Golden City, we visited Jaisalmer’s fort which is perched on a yellow sandstone ridge offering visitors a spectacular vista of the sun-kissed town. We’re completely in awe of this place as the houses, the locals and the craftwork, made us feel as if we are into a different world altogether. We really have the best stay here and the hotel was also one of its kinds with all the hospitality that we were looking for!
Now was the time for a much-awaited camel ride. Sand Dune Camps are located at a distance of about 50 km from Jaisalmer. Upon reaching our camp and without wasting any time, we went ahead with a camel ride. And needless to stay, the experience of witnessing the sunset on the dunes while enjoying an exciting camel ride was unique in its own sense. We couldn’t ask for a better time and for me, it was one of the best moments of my life!
4. Jodhpur & Udaipur: Embracing The Glory Of Rajasthan
Our day 5 was dedicated to Jodhpur, also famous as the ‘Blue City’ because of blue-painted houses it is filled with. We paid a visit to the iconic Mehrangarh Fort which offered us insights to the lifestyle of Maharajas and Maharanis. There was also a museum inside the fort that features ancient artifacts and relics from the Royal times. While enjoying amazing moments amidst magnificent historical monuments, palaces and temples, we saw the best of Jodhpur.
Among the many historical places in Rajasthan, the city of lakes, Udaipur was our last stop. While featuring lush green surrounding of Aravalli mountains and many lakes; Pichola lake, Swaroopsagar lake, and Fatehsagar lake, Udaipur basks in the glory of its beauty. Before heading back to our hometown, we visited some of the best forts in Udaipur with a beautiful view.
Shopping In Rajasthan: A Must-Have Experience
Shopping in Rajasthan is something that we all were looking forward to with so much excitement. Shopping is one of our favorite things to do, so we very well knew what to buy in Rajasthan. We decided to visit the best markers and enjoy a shopping spree like no other. We came across a plethora of shops selling all sorts of accessories and traditional wear. We especially bought bandhani dupattas and the sandals from Jaipur. Also, we were surprised to know that everything was available at such reasonable prices. Honestly, we wanted to buy all of it.
Suggested Read: https://traveltriangle.com/blog/shopping-in-udaipur/
Some Quick Tips For Future Travelers
1. If you want to avoid the blistering heat of Rajasthan, then visit in the month of February
2. Since temperatures fluctuate in February, pack enough clothes for layered clothing
3. Keep enough cash as there will be so many shops which do not accept card
4. Do not forget to go on a desert safari in Jaisalmer
5. Get connected with the locals to know about Rajasthan in the best way
6. Keep a good quality insect repellent handy and so as to avoid any mosquito bite
Our Experience With TravelTriangle
Without even thinking twice, we can say that the services provided by the TravelTriangle team and the agent were compared to none. Our travel consultant, Mr. Jegender organized the whole trip in the best possible way. We actually didn’t have to face any inconvenience. Moreover, the agents were extremely helpful & cordial and offered us packages as per our budget.
Queries You Might Have For Your Rajasthan Trip
Q. Which are the best places to visit in Rajasthan?
Rajasthan points of interest are plenty and if you want to witness the beauty of Rajasthan, you can play a visit to various forts, palaces, and temples. Some of the must-visit spots include The City Palace, Jaisalmer Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Ranthambore Fort, Pushkar Lake, Khwaja Garib Nawaz Dargah, Junagarh Fort, and my more.
Q. Which is the coldest place in Rajasthan?
Churu is considered as the coldest spot Rajasthan with a minimum temperature of 1.7 Degrees Celsius.
Q. What is the special food of Rajasthan?
This land of Maharajas is famous for its two traditional delicacies that include Dal Bati Churma and Laal Maas. You will these dishes in almost every restaurant in Rajasthan.
Q. Is Rajasthan an ideal place for couples?
Yes, couples will also find a lovely abode in Rajasthan and can experience various magical moments. Some of the recommended romantic destinations include Mount Abu, Jaipur, Pushkar, and Jodhpur.
Q. How many days are sufficient for Rajasthan?
Rajasthan is a collection of various cities having their own specialty. Make sure you do not miss the best ones. You can spend 2 days in Jaipur and 1 day in Jodhpur. also, spending at least 2 days in Jaisalmer and 1 day in Udaipur is highly recommended. There are various things to do in Rajasthan and you will surely not have a single dull moment.
Housing iconic forts, palaces, and several other tourist attractions, Rajasthan is indeed a culturally rich destination. Cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Jaisalmer have got so much to offer that will be etched forever in every traveler’s heart. If you got swayed by the ways how Yashu and her friends spent 6 days in Rajasthan, then wait no more and plan a trip to Rajasthan with TravelTriangle. Also, get your package tailored-made as per your preferences!