Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, for both domestic and international tourists.Rajasthan attracts tourists for its historical forts, palaces, art and culture. Every third foreign tourist visiting India also travels to Rajasthan as it is part of the Golden Triangle for tourists visiting India here we list out the top tourist attracyions in uttar pradesh for you .
Rajasthan Travel Guides
Population: 68.89 million
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Best Time to Visit Rajasthan
The climate of Rajasthan can be divided into four seasons: Summers, Monsoon, Post-Monsoon and winter. A summer, which extends from April to June, is the hottest season, with temperatures ranging from 32 degree C to 45 degree C. In western Rajasthan the temp may rise to 48 degree C, particularly in May and June. At this time, Rajasthan's only hill station, Mt Abu registers the lowest temperatures. In the desert regions, the temperature drops at night. Prevailing winds are from the west and sometimes carry dust storms (we call them aandhi). The second season Monsoon extends from July to September, temp drops, but humidity increases, even when there is slight drop in the temp (35 degree C to 40 degree C). 90% of rains occur during this period. The Post-monsoon period is from October to November. The average maximum temperature is 33 degree C to 38 degree C, and the minimum is between 18 degree C and 20 degree C. The fourth season is Winter or the cold season, from December to March. There is a marked variation in maximum and minimum temperatures, and regional variations across the state. January is the coolest month of the year. And temp may drop to 0 degree C in some cities of Rajasthan, like Churu. There is slight precipitation in the north and northeastern region of the state, and light winds, predominantly from the north and northeast. At this time, relative humidity ranges from 50% to 60% in the morning, and 25% to 35% in the afternoon.
Jai Samand Lake near Sariska is a man made lake that offers angling opportunities for travellers. River Kosi in Ramgarh, Jaipur offers wide variety of fish and is a delight for the keen anglers. Other angling spots include Mansarover near Sariska, Jaisamand in Alwar and Bandh Baretha in Bharatpur. Travellers can acquire necessary permission from the Fisheries Department. Travellers can carry their own equipments for fishing or can have an option of hiring them from the shops providing the same at reasonable charges.
There are some good trekking spots in Rajasthan. Mt. Abu is the ideal peak for hiking which lies 13000 meters above the sea level and Guru Shikhar is the highest peak in the Aravalli Range. Kumbhalgarh in the Aravalli Range is also a good option for trekkers. The best time to go trekking in Rajasthan is in the months between November and February and then again in mid September to October.
The Rambagh Golf Course in Jaipur, Rajasthan is a favourite among tourists. There are many facilities available at he club for the golfers.
You can witness a number of camels and people enjoying camel rides in the midst of the Thar Desert so, if you wish to explore the surrounding areas in a more adventurous way then the best way is through a camel safari. Camel Safaris is mostly done in the regions of Bikaner, Osian, Jaisalmer and Khimsar. The ideal time to enjoy this outdoor activity is in the months between November and March when the temperatures are cool with pleasant weather. Carry sun tan lotion, a hat to protect yourself from direct sun, sun glasses, chips to munch and a camera.
The major para-sailing areas in Rajasthan are – Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Bikaner and Jodhpur. Make sure you go for a professional gliding school that will ensure you a safe fly. The fly is very refreshing and you won’t be disappointed- as this activity is a real stress buster. The necessary equipments that travellers require at the time of para-sailing are life jackets, helmets, a rope and a harness along with a wind meter to detect the velocity of the winds. Do carry suntan lotion and glasses. The best time to go for this activity is in summers and winters, however monsoons should be best avoided.
Boating in Nakki Lake is one of the more charming attractions here. There are usual row boats at Nakki, a few motor boats and paddle boats. You can wander close to the forested ridges of the lake. Binoculars is a must carry. It is best to take a ride early in the morning with a boatman.
- Sawai Madhopur