A holiday in Rajasthan is a magical one & it is not just the massive palaces that make for a special holiday. There are plenty of less frequented tourist places in Rajasthan that make for an awesome Rajasthan tour. People travel to Rajasthan not just from India, but from all across the globe looking forward to enjoying an awesome Rajasthan trip.
And to ensure you extract the most out of your Rajasthan tour we’d like to present you with 3 offbeat destinations that should form a part of your Rajasthan trip. Eventually, the beauty traveling lies in exploring those places that haven’t been explored before!
And here they are -
Galta Monkey Temple, Jaipur - Galta Monkey Temple is a must see places when you travel to Rajasthan & here’s why. Situated in between 2 cliffs, its structure is simply magnificent with pools of water inside. As its name suggests, there are plenty of monkeys who come not only to visit the temple, but also have a dip at the pool inside!
“GaltaTempleOverview” by China Crisis
EzeeTip - For pleasant views of the surrounding areas, simply stroll up the gorge on the staircase.
Arna Jharna : The Desert Museum of Rajasthan, Jodhpur - The desert museum is a great way to discover and learn more about the desert. The setup is beautiful and clean with village home like structures closely resembling what life in the desert is like.
Additionally, these houses also have on display a number of cultural belongings such as musical instruments, puppets and most importantly ‘Brooms’! There’s a huge collection of brooms all different from the other based on the usage and material from that area.
Chand Baori, Abhaneri - A 1.5 hours drive from Jaipur, Chand Baori is a great monumental spot you should visit during your Rajasthan trip. This 1000 year old steep well has over 2000 steps & is nothing short of magnificent! And the best part, there are no entry fees!
“ChandBaori” by Doron – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
EzeeTip - Try requesting the old caretaker there for some inputs about the place and he could well play the role of a guide!