Rajasthan Forts and Palaces

Rajasthan-tour Forts and Palaces

In Rajasthan many forts and palaces can be seen. Highlights: the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur and the Jaisalmer Fort. In a ‘regular’ 14 day Rajasthan-tour you will pass by a number of most important forts in Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur. Between Jodhpur and Udaipur you can also visit Kumbhalgarh.

Rani Sati tempel

Rani Sati tempel

Jhunjhunu / Mandawa

This Rajasthan-tour starts in the Shekhawati district: with the cities of Jhunjhunu and / or Mandawa. Places of interest: the Rani Sati Temple and many painted havelis (private mansions with historical and architectural significance).

 

Junagarh Fort Bikaner

Junagarh Fort Bikaner

 

Bikaner

Beside the Junagarh Fort there are more places of interest in Bikaner, such as:

Jaisalmer Fort Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer

The Jaisalmer Fort is dominating this yellow desert town.

Other places of interest, among others:

  • Bada Bagh
  • Lodhruva
  • Khuri for a camel safari and / or spending a night in the desert
Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur Rajasthan

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur

Jodhpur

The Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur is towering above this blue city.

Other places of interest, among others:

  • Umaid Bhawan Palace
  • Bell tower
  • Bishnoi village safari in the surrounding area
Uitzicht vanaf restaurant Ambrai

View from restaurant Ambrai

Udaipur

In this city shootings were made for the James Bond film Octopussy with Roger Moore starring as James Bond.

Other places of interest, among others:

  • Jag Niwas or Lake Palace, in the middle of Lake Pichola; it is a luxury hotel now.
  • Jag Mandir, another small palace in the same lake.
  • City Palace of Udaipur, one of the largest forts in India.
  • Bagore-ki-Haveli
  • Jagdish Temple
Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lake

Pushkar

This town in between Udaipur and Jaipur is especially known for the annual, 10-day camel fair (Pushkar Camel Fair).

Other places of interest, among others:

  • Lake Pushkar
  • Jagatpita Temple
  • Sharif Dargah near Ajmer
Gouden-Driehoek

Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle

Via the Golden Triangle we drive back to Delhi.

For places of interest, click on this other page.

  • Jaipur
  • Agra
  • Delhi

Have you got a few days more to spare for a Rajastan-tour? You might want to include some other places in your itinerary, for instance:

  • Chittorgarh
  • Bundi

Nahargarh Fort Jaipur

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