Top 5 Places to Visit in Rajasthan in 2023

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Rajasthan in 2023
Posted Date: 18/07/2023 Posted By: Sikh Tours

Are you planning to explore the royal Land of Kings-Rajasthan? Our guide to the top 5 Places to Visit in Rajasthan will give you a glimpse of the great Rajputana splendour in 2023.

Rajasthan is well-known among national and international tourists for its historical hill forts and palaces. The state houses such impeccable cities that you should visit at least once in your lifetime. 

So, before you get on your vacation, let’s feel the grandeur of Rajasthan and discover what is held on the Royal side of this princely state. Just have a look at all of them and take your pick!

1. Mandawa-A Town Dotted with Palaces and Splendid Havelis

Are you fond of wonderful art and cultures? If yes, get on a tour to Mandawa. This beautiful town, most popular as an open art gallery in Rajasthan is located in the heart of the Shekhawati region and invites you to explore the multi-cultures of the city through an easy road trip from Delhi.

This little town is one of the most-visited places in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan because of the presence of various ancient and incredible havelis (palaces) as well as quilas (forts). 

District: Jhunjhunu 

Places to Stay: Hotel Chobdar Haveli, Narayan Niwas Castle, Hotel Mandawa Palace and Restaurant, Mandawa Kothi, Vivaana Culture Hotel

Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport (JAI) - 151 km from Mandawa

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Major Attractions in Mandawa: Castle Mandawa, Murmuria Haveli, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Binsidhar Newatia Haveli

Things to Do in Mandawa: Dig deep into the history of the city, Explore the city, Shopping, and Enjoy the local cuisine

Famous For: Havelis, splendid architecture and a great collection of paintings

2. Shekhawati Village-A Gem of India for Art Lovers

Have you heard about this true wanderer’s paradise? Shekhawati Village is laced with a great number of marvellous Havelis and royal mansions exhibiting the real Rajputana splendour, it is a real gold mine for all the art & architecture connoisseurs.

A city with a diverse culture, riot of colours, and vibrant landscapes clogged with railways and roadways is a unique combination of mythology, art, and wildlife. All of these attractions of Shekhawati Village await you at such a hidden but charming retreat in Rajasthan. Also, the mansions in the city narrate various tales of Vigorous Lord Rama and the mischievous Lord Krishna.

District: Jhunjhunu 

Places to Stay: Castle Khandela, Roop Niwas Kothi Near Mandwa, Lohiya Resort, Hotel Fortune Blue 

Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport (JAI) - Approx. 111 Kilometers from Shekhawati Village

Best Time to Visit Shekhawati: November to March

Major Attractions in Shekhawati: Badalgarh Fort, Lachhmangarh Fort, Mandawa, Chirawa, Harsh Nath Temple, and more

Things to Do in Shekhawati: Explore the palaces and mansions, Ride the Shekhawati Express and the Pink City Express, and Celebrate the Bissau festivals with the locals

Famous For: Rich heritage and beautiful architecture

3. Pushkar-The Rose Garden of Rajasthan

Pushkar is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan. The city, in the true sense, is a riot of colours. Well-known worldwide for its annual Camel Fair, Pushkar is one of the most ancient cities in India. It houses the rarest Brahma Temple. Another thing that is famous about Pushkar is the Pushkar Lake. It is a renowned Hindu pilgrimage with various ghats hosting magnificent views of Aartis in the evening. You will get a peaceful sight of attending evening aarti in Pushkar. If you love taking photos, then you must visit Pushkar to not miss capturing the endless emotions of rural India present in its most original form.

District: Ajmer

Places to Stay: Pushkar Bagh, Hotel Brahma Horizon, Hotel Sun Set Cafe, Bhanwar Singh Palace, Hotel Master Paradise

Nearest Airport: Sanganer Airport-154.3 km

Best Time to Visit: October-November to experience the world-famous Pushkar Camel Fair

Major Attractions in Pushkar: The Serene Pushkar Lake, Camel Fair, and Meerabai Temple

Things to Do in Pushkar: Boating in the lake, photography 

Famous For: Camel fair

4. Jaipur-Known as Pink City

World-famous pink city and the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is the largest city in the state and it was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in the year 1727. Jaipur is also enlisted among the most popular tourist places in Jaipur. The city welcomes you to visit its long list of historic & heritage monuments, and major cities with an amazing city plan comprising all the streets of Jaipur set from the east to west.

State: Rajasthan

Places to Stay: Rajputana Guest House, Hathroi Palace, Jaipur Friendly Villa, Ikaki Niwas, Madhav Guest House, Rawla Rawatstar

Nearest Airport: Sanganer Airport-12.0 km

Best Time to Visit: You can visit Jaipur at any time or month of the year but must avoid summers due to extremely hot weather.

Major Attractions in Jaipur: Amber Fort and Palace, City Palace, Birla Mandir, Jantar Mantar Observatory

Things to Do in Jaipur: Get on a wildlife safari experience and shop for Rajasthani crafts, gems and textiles

Famous For: Havelis, Shopping Markets, Forts 

5. Fatehpur-The Cultural Capital of Shekhawati

Fatehpur is one of the ancient towns situated in the Sikar district of Rajasthan. It is also a significant part of the Shekhawati region. If you want to discover the new tourist destinations in Rajasthan then this is the right place for you to visit as the city has a knack for art, culture and multiple other things worth exploring.

Fatehpur is easily reachable on the Delhi- Jaipur highway and it holds a huge range of palaces and forts that adorn the beautiful fresco craft. So, take a break from your busy schedule and experience the Rajasthani hospitality, their love of art and culture and the delicious Rajasthani dishes.

District: Sikar

Places to Stay: Hotel Radhika Haveli, Mandawa Kothi, Hotel Shekhawati,  

Nearest Airport: Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport (JAI) - 154 km from Fatehpur

Best Time to Visit: October-November to avoid the harsh sun rays and enjoy the cool winter breeze.

Major Attractions in Fatehpur: Nadine Le Prince Haveli Cultural Centre, Ravi Shekhawat, Kulthiya Bhawan, Khatu Shyamji Temple, Laxmangarh Fort. 4.3. 3691 Ratings, Harshnath Temple

Things to Do in Fatehpur: Explore the Havelis & Ancient Temples, Get on several adventurous Activities and Taste the mouth-watering dishes

Famous For: Culture of Fatehpur

Are you mesmerized by these spectacular places to visit in Rajasthan? Do you know that you will get an added advantage of visiting the unique Delhi and the appealing city, featuring the iconic Taj Mahal-Agra with our Delhi Agra Rajasthan Tour packages? But, when to visit there? Which is the Best Month to Visit Rajasthan? You can travel to the historical Rajasthan during the winter season i.e. anytime between October to March. So, what are you waiting for? Book your 8 nights/9 days customized tour package now with your expert travel partners & Best Tour and Travel Company in India-Sikh Tours, right away.