The swashbuckling state of Rajasthan has long lured tourists into its warm embrace. Perhaps the most vibrant state in the Indian subcontinent, Rajasthan never fails to captivate travelers with its hubbub, colour and sheer splendour.
While the state of Rajasthan is best known for solo traveling, one could also enjoy a fun-filled vacation in Rajasthan with family and kids. A family trip can be best used for strengthening and rejuvenating the bonds with our dear ones, and with its majestic past, rich cultural heritage, numerous mesmerizing destinations and lip-smacking cuisine, what could be better than Rajasthan to relish important family time?
With the wide variety of experiences and destinations on offer, Rajasthan can cater to all sorts of family holiday experiences; be it with your significant other half, elderly parents or kids. Offering a platter full of options, it gets pretty difficult to plan the perfect travel plan to Rajasthan.
You are, however, in safe hands. To ease all your hectic travel planning across the royal state, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most prominent destinations in Rajasthan which would definitely make your family trip a success. Rest assured, your family trip to Rajasthan includes most of the popular cities, temples, forts, lakes, palaces and adventure activities.
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Located in Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore is one of the biggest and most visited tiger reserves in India. Spread over an area of 392 sq km, it’s a treat for wildlife and nature lovers. One can choose to enjoy wildlife safaris in the mornings and evenings, which is the best way to spot the royal Bengal tiger.
Bathed in blue, the sun city of Jodhpur is the most popular destination in Rajasthan, next only to Jaipur, the capital city. While Jaipur has got a charm of its own, it’s best to avoid it if you’re running short on time. Coming back to Jodhpur, the city is known for its glorious monuments and palace hotels. When in Jodhpur, make sure you visit Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Rao Jodha Desert Park, Toor ji ka Jhalra, Umaid Bhawan Palace and Hotel, just to name a few.
One of the most ethnic towns in Rajasthan, Narlai in Pali is a secluded getaway destination that is often visited for the celebrated heritage resort Rawla Narlai. Located on the Jodhpur-Udaipur highway, Rawla Narlai is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling via the said highway. With its enticing tour single-day packages such as hikes and treks, desert and village safaris, lake-side camping, etc, Rawla Narlai is one of the best family resorts in Rajasthan.
Udaipur, or the city of lakes, is a pristine city brimming with lakes and palaces. Often referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur is home to the Lake Palace Hotel, which is regarded as the most romantic hotel in the world. Contributing to the city’s glory are prominent attractions such as City Palace, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, Fateh Sagar Lake, Sajjangarh Palace, Doodh Talai, Jaisamand Lake and Saheliyon ki Bari.