The National Tourism Day is celebrated in India on January 25th every year since 1988. It was aimed to generate awareness about the country’s tourism different kinds of activities and socio-cultural activities.
Tourism is a leading activity of the twenty-first century for job creation and environmental protection. It is increasingly playing a vital role in contribution to the sustainability and overall growth of the tourist destinations and regional communities by different means. Tourism brings people from different countries together and fosters a beautiful relationship and mutual understanding of each other’s culture.
To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.
So this National Tourism Day, you can plan to tour the culturally rich, diverse, exotic and historical destinations of Rajasthan- the Royal state of India!
Although the entire state is marked with fascinating and breathtaking tourism destinations, but the following few are the places you must visit once in your life (the repeat trip, however, is guaranteed)
The Capital city of Rajasthan is steeped into history and culture, where the past comes alive in magnanimous forts and palaces, and the modern developments have beautifully blended with the heritage. The bustling bazaars of Jaipur, famous for Rajasthani jewellery, fabric and shoes, possess a timeless quality and are surely a treasure-trove for the shoppers. This fascinating city with its romantic charm takes the visitors into an epoch of royalty and tradition.
Rambling between Meharngarh and Umaid Bhawan, the sun kissed city of Jodhpur voices the stories of beautiful Queens, handsome Maharajas, fierce battles and bejeweled royal palaces from each of its corners. The markets of Jodhpur are vibrant and full of life; reflecting not just the multi-cultural composition of its people but also the enigmatic charm of its music and art.
Also known as the “Venice of East”, the city of lakes is any travel enthusiast’s dream destination. Bewitching palaces idealistically dwelled on islands of mirror like lakes; magical museums, serene gardens, splendid monuments, massive forts, vivacious ‘Mewar Festival’ and colourful bazaars describe beautiful Udaipur, the modern capital of Mewar decorously.
Jaisalmer, popular for the shimmering desert and camel rides, is a golden fantasy in the Thar Desert that brings out the beauty of desert life like no other.
The many temples, ghats and holy lake put forth Pushkar as a sanctifying town in India. With the only temple dedicated to Brahma, Pushkar is considered as the most sacred pilgrimage of Hindus. While the annual Pushkar Camel fair makes it a carnival of life every year.
Disclaimer: The unmarked pictures are sourced from Google.