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Breathtaking Destinations in Rajasthan you cannot afford to miss during Monsoon

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No other province awaits rains like the desert state of Rajasthan. The first shower of monsoon is like a breath of relief and a full stop to the constant endurance of blazing heat. After a long scorching summer, a monsoon vacation is a must and to make it even more relaxing and refreshing, exploring the beauty of Rajasthan should be on the top of your bucket list. And to know why, take a look at some of the amazing and some hidden destinations of this state which become way more attractive with every shower.

  1. Udaipur

Known as the Venice of East, the rains can bring the romance alive in this city of lakes. The view of clouds, the smell of rain, the greenery and royalty of Taj Lake Palace, City Palace, Sajjangarh Fort aka Monsoon Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir and their surroundings will make you fall in love all over again.

RTB - Udaipur

  1. Bhainsrorgarh

Who doesn’t love the view of lush green forests and river in monsoon? The heritage boutique hotel of Bhainsrorgarh situated on a cliff on the banks of Chambal River will give you the time of your life. Sightseeing during rains, visit to the Badoli Temple, capturing the beauty of the river and enjoy the moments of relaxation while dining on a cliff is monsoon bliss 😉

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Image Credit: www.bhainsrorgarh.com

  1. Mount Abu

Visiting a hill station during monsoon can be your first best decision and choosing Mount Abu for the same would be your second best. It is a lethal combination of rains, amazing weather for trek, mountains, waterfalls, flora and fauna, and getting breath taking views from Dilwara Jain Temple and Nakki Lake.

Boat race competition being held at the Nakki Lake in the Summer Festival in Mount Abu.

  1. Keoladeo

Monsoon is the best time of the year to come and enjoy the natural beauty of Keoladeo National Park aka Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary since more than 350 avian species are available for bird watching. The Bharatpur Forest Lodge can be your stop to sit, feel the rain and enjoy the melodious chirping all around.

Keoladeo Sanctuary

  1. Narlai

Midway between Jodhpur and Udaipur, Narlai can be your next destination. Old havelis, jeep safari for spotting deer, panthers, chital, leopards, and trekking are some of the major attractions for this time of the year.

  1. Bundi

Special for receiving greatest amount of rainfall, Bundi is also famous for the Hadoti Palace, the step wellsNawal Sagar Lake, and beautifully carved havelis; this less explored travel destination has its own story to tell via the rains.

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  1. Kumbhalgarh

The rains and cool breeze would be welcoming and soothing for you to visit Kumbhalgarh fort or go out in the wild on a jeep safari in Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary. This is the right weather for you to watch the real beauty of the flora and fauna that comes out with the rain.

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  1. Mahansar

If you are into mythology, Mahansar is the right destination for you where the sone-chandi ki dukan portray gold leaf paintings of Ramayan and life of Krishna, and to enjoy the best of it you need to take a break from burning summers and visit the place during monsoon. The greenery accompanied with cool temperature will leave you amazed.

Sone Chandi Ki dukan

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  1. Pushkar

The lakes, the wildlife, the scenic beauty and desert camping are only a few of the major attractions in Pushkar. The city comes to life during monsoons as completely different shades of Pushkar are visible in the midst of monsoon showers.

Pushkar Lake

  1. Kuchaman

One of the hidden destinations of Rajasthan, Kuchaman has a lot in store for you especially during monsoons. The cool and refreshing weather is perfect to visit and praise the beauty of Kuchaman Fort, the cliffs, Sheesh Mahal, Meera Mahal, and Jal Mahal.

Kuchaman Fort and otel India November 2009

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  1. Mandawa

Another unexplored place of Rajasthan is Mandawa. The rains are a perfect time to enjoy the old havelis, paintings and open air art gallery in the Mandawa Palace.

MAndawa

  1. Ranakpur

Known for its spectacular marble Jain temple and few other temples like the sun temple, Ranakpur is ideal when admired in monsoon season. The fall in temperature makes it easier to wander and enjoy the incredible architecture.

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  1. Jaipur

Last yet not the least – capital city, the Pink City. Witness the Teej festival which marks the advent of monsoon along with the awe inspiring sites of Jal Mahal, Albert Hall museum, step wells, Hawa Mahal and the temples in Jaipur especially during the rains because it’s the best time of the year to enjoy the marvelous beauty of the city.

jal Mahal Jaipur

And you cannot skip the delicious cuisine of Rajasthan while going around the state and enjoying the major attractions, can you?

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Unexplored Monsoon Destinations in Rajasthan

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The hiatus in the much awaited and splendid monsoon, which has virtually scalded Delhi and much of north India, is expected to be over by Friday the next week. Once again, the birds would sing, air would be fresh with the pleasant ambiance all around, major picnic and tourist spots in Rajasthan would again blossom to welcome the travelers and nature lovers.

Here’s sharing with you a beautiful destination in Rajasthan to visit during the monsoon season!! Pack your bags for the upcoming week and explore the unexplored regions of Rajasthan bedecked with greens…..

The rocky parched landscape of Hadoti region of Rajasthan turns into verdant green during the rainy season with the tourist city of Bundi converting into a hill station of sorts and raising the prospects of monsoon tourism.

Enveloped by the Aravalli hills that are dotted with thick greenery along with waterfalls and brooks of crystal water, the city of Bundi that lies in the heart of the Hadoti region comprising Kota, Jhalawar and Baran districts offers abundant for the promotion of monsoon tourism.

The monsoon generally enters into Rajasthan through Hadoti and provides relief to the perspiring and scorching heat of May and June and lashes onto satiate all living beings.

The waterfalls at Bheemlat, a cave temple of lord Shiva in the gorge at Ramseshwaram, the Bardha Dam, Dhobra on the hill top of Taragarh and the baolis (step-wells) in Bundi, are the key spots that are major attractions during the rainy season.

Chattaneshwar, Karneshwar, Alina Dam, Gabernath, Kota Barrage, Chambal garden and Rana Paratap Sager Dam in Kota and Sita bari, Kapil Dhara waterfall, Paratapghar, Ramgarh temple also called ‘Khajuraho of Rajasthan’ are the spots of spontaneous beauty and tranquility in Baran district.

Rocky but water laden landscapes of Jhalawar with picturesque Raien Basera on the bank of Kishan Sager pond are also bewildering sites for the lovers of nature and tourists.

The placid charm and enchantment of nature during monsoon season, at these spots of Hadoti goes beyond the fancy of the tourist. So, what keeps you at bay? Pack your Bags now …….