The three "J" of Rajasthan which you should visit

Rajasthan is an Indian state whose economy is totally dependent on global tourists who comes here to experience its rich & royal culture. You can find millions of travel guides, tourist maps about the cities which you should visit in Rajasthan, but I analyzed that there are three cities which you should definitely visit if you are planning a trip to Rajasthan and there is one thing common is all three. They all have the alphabet “J” in the starting. So below I have mentioned a small list of 3 “J” of Rajasthan which you should visit.

 

The 1st “J” – JAIPUR

Jaipur is the biggest city and the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur has a lot to offer. One can easily spend a 3-7 days to completely experience Jaipur. If you are travelling from New Delhi (INDIA Capital) then you can catch a flight which will take 45 minutes or a train which will consume 4-6 hours, as per different trains. Once you are here than you must visit:

City Palace – City Palace is the royal house of Maharaja of Rajasthan. Even today his family member’s resides in this palace. The city palace is situated in the center of Pink City Jaipur and is a fine example of royalty, Hindu & Islamic architecture and some of the most expensive weapons of 16-18th century.

Jantar Mantar and Hawamahal – Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Sawai Jai Singh who served Aurangzeb (Mugual Emperor). Prediction of solar eclipse, positioning of stars in our Solar system and calculation of exact time was some of the experiments which were calculated in Jantar Mantar.

Amer Fort – Amer fort is a huge size castle built by the Maharaja of Jaipur to protect the City Palace in Jaipur. Amer fort was finished in 1592 AD. Amer fort has some of the most amazing Hindu style architecture monuments and receives more than 5000 visitors in a day. Many Bollywood movies like “Rang De Basanti” have been filmed here and this huge fort is no doubt the best tourist spot in Jaipur.

 

The 2nd “J” – JODHPUR

The road to Jodhpur is well connected with Jaipur. It will take 6 hours reach Jodhpur from Jaipur and the city even has a nice airport. Jodhpur is like a castle city. The Umaid Bhawan Palace is the biggest building in the city. Umaid Bhawan was once of center of power of Rajasthan, after Jaipur City Palace. But after Independence in 1947, the royal families had to give away all of their imperial power and had to accept the democratic rules assembled in the Indian constitution. So the men royal families joined the Indian army and converted the palaces into 7 star hotels. Today Umaid Bhawan Palaces is one of the last royal palaces build in any Indian city and this marvelous structure is has 347 private rooms and if you are lucky to get a reservation in the most expensive room you can have a dinner with the current generation of the Royal family.

 

The 3rd “J” – JAISALMER

Jaisalmer is no doubt the most amazing desert city, not only in Rajasthan but in the world. I’m not saying this because I sell Jaisalmer tour package I run some resorts in Pushkar , but Jaisalmer has so much to watch. Jaisalmer is well connected via roads with Jodhpur. Its 270 kms away from Jodhpur and you must stay 3-5 days here. The main attraction of the city is Jaisalmer fort or as “Sonar Quila” (Golden fort). The wall of this fort is made up yellow sandstone which makes it sparkle like gold when the first light of the day touches its walls.

Along with the Jaisalmer fort you should visit Patwon Haveli, Bada Bagh and Gadisar Lake. It will take around 3-4 hours to see the complete fort and a whole day for the later 3. But apart from Jaisalmer sightseeing, you must go for Jaisalmer Desert safari and stay a complete night in a desert camp. Jaisalmer desert safari has become a popular tourist attraction, especially among the foreign travelers. Those who love adventure grab a small group of camels & locals and move 40-45 kms outside the Jaisalmer city and camp out is a totally deserted region of Thar Desert (Largest desert in Indian Subcontinent). But if you are looking for a safer journey & a luxury accommodation, than book a desert camp. The camp authorities will arrange transportation from the city. In desert camps you will enjoy a musical evening, along with some of the finest tribal dance of Rajasthan.

So what are you waiting for? Just book a holiday for a week or two and come to our Rajasthan.