Rajasthan is one of the solo trip perfect destinations in India. The friendly folks, beautiful and unique culture and tourists from every possible part of the world will never let you feel alone on your solo trip to Rajasthan.
Visiting Rajasthan alone is never a bad idea even if it’s your first solo trip. Solo travellers buy Rajasthan tour packages from Delhi and other cities every next day. It’s best to delve in the amusing history, admire the royal structures and enjoy the colourful culture of Rajasthan all by yourself.
You can make your Rajasthan solo trip a memorable escapade by indulging in the given things.
Explore the Grand Forts
The first thing that you will notice after landing in Rajasthan is the high red sandstone walls of immense forts. Most of the cities in Rajasthan have some huge forts that remain flocked with tourists.
Exploring the main forts with your camera is the best thing to do in Rajasthan as a solo traveller. The grand forts also house water reservoirs, big halls, intricately carved temples with idols and a lot more things to steal your attention.
You can visit top forts like Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort and Nahargarh Fortin Jaipur, Chittorgarh Fort in Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh Fort in Kumbhalgarh, Jaisalmer Fort in Jaisalmer, Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur and Junagarh Fort in Bikaner.
Marvel at Stunning Palaces and their History
There is no dearth of royal palaces in the land of kings – Rajasthan. The history of this state is glorious enough to make the entire country proud. It has remained the home of braveRajputana Kings like Rana Kumbha, MaharanaPratap Singh and Maharaja Suraj Mal.
The beauty of these palaces is still intact, and it lures several tourists to Rajasthan. You should visit these palaces to know about the remarkable history of this land. The palaces also contain several belongings like clothes, personal items and weapons of these historical legends.
You will end up admiring the great kings and their creations after exploring these palaces. The top palaces of Rajasthan are Amber Palace and Samode Palace in Jaipur, BalSamand Lake Palace and UmaidBhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Monsoon Palace, Jag Mandir and Udai Bilas Palace in Udaipur and Patwon Ki Haveli in Jaisalmer.
The Culture and Festivals of Rajasthan
The hospitality of Rajasthani folks will give you a homely feeling while travelling in this distant land all alone. People here are trained from childhood to host travellers and assist them in exploring their beautiful city.
Every next person is a part-time tour guide here. So, leave your worries like “who will guide you?” and “how will you find your ways alone in a new place?” The endless festivities will give you a chance to create a harmonious bond with the locals.
Become a part of some unique festivals like International Folk Festival, Desert Festival, Pushkar Camel Fair, Teej Festival, Kite Festival and Brij Holi in Rajasthan. You will surely find a few new buddies in this way.
Relish on Rajasthani Cuisine
One thing that will make you remember your Rajasthan trip, again and again, is the finger licking Rajasthani cuisine. The food items of this destination are as unique as the architecture and culture.
The dishes like Dal Bati Churma, Ker Sangri, Gatteki Khichdi and Boondo Raita are tasty yet healthy. Sweet dishes such as Dil Khushal, Badam Ka Halwa, Gujia, Ghevar and Balushahi makes the sweet tooth people drool. So, eat as much as you can on your solo trip to Rajasthan as you will miss it the most!
Ramble into the Busy Shopping Lanes
There is no single colour that you won’t see in the vibrant shopping markets of Rajasthan. You will agree on it more after visiting the most famous markets here. The shops are flooded with rare jewellery, handloom, accessories, antiques, handicrafts, flavoured-teas, and Rajasthani textiles.
Don’t forget to buy the signature fabric print of Rajasthan viz. tie and dye clothes (bandhani) along with leather Juttis (Mojris) while shopping. If you love art and paintings then, you can also purchase famous miniature paintings of Udaipur at affordable prices.
The top shopping hubs of Rajasthan are Johari Bazar and Bapu Bazar in Jaipur, Clock Tower Market and Nai Sadak in Jodhpur, Bada Bazar and Hathi Pol Bazar in Udaipur and Sadar Bazar in Jaisalmer.
Spend a Day in the Villages of Rajasthan
The simplicity and generosity of villagers fascinate especially the foreign tourists visiting Rajasthan. There are many Rajasthan tour packages from Delhi and other parts that include the village tour. If you find rural life intriguing then, you can buy such packages.
A day into the rural pocket of Rajasthan will help you in mingling with locals and understanding their traditions in a better way. Beautiful mud houses, villagers clad in colourful dhotis, Pagris and Ghagras, straw huts, heard of domestic animals and smiling faces will make your stay warm and interesting.
Try to indulge in daily chores like working in the farms or cooking village food to know the hardships of villagers. We bet; you will love doing something different.
Seek Blessings of Gods
The temples and Dargahs of Rajasthan aren’t behind in terms of popularity. Seek the blessings of gods and goddesses in the ancient temples where greatest kings of India used to pray earlier. Or go to the famous resting ground of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti – Ajmer Sharif Dargah in Ajmer.
A few worth visiting temples are Birla Mandir in Jaipur, Brahma Temple in Pushkar, Karni Mata Temple in Bikaner and Eklingji Temple in Udaipur. Your solo trip will be accomplished after visiting sacred places.
Now, nothing can stop you from creating unforgettable memories on your solo trip to Rajasthan.
Credits – youthistaan