If you have planned to go on for a vacation to Rajasthan, then you have made the best decision as this state is loaded with magnificent forts, exceptional landscape and prosperous culture to explore. Rajasthan has a huge number of destinations to explore and there are several things to do during your vacation. We have sorted out top 20 things to do in Rajasthan.

  1. Temples:

Temples are among the most popular attractions in Rajasthan. There are numerous magnificent temples which are influenced by the architectural style of eighth century. They are serving as the great symbol of belief and source of harmony. You will definitely get impressed at exploring popular temples such as Monkey temple or Galtaji Temple, Dalhanpur temple, Govind Dev Ji temple and moti Dungari Temple.

  1. Forts:

When it comes to sightseeing in Rajasthan, first and foremost thing that will come to your mind is the fort. There is nothing more charming than these grandiose forts. They reflect the creativity skill and power of the rulers of the state. Rajasthan tour is not complete without visiting these forts. Some of the forts and palaces which are worth exploring during your vacation to Rajasthan include Sunset View of Jaiselmer Fort, City Palace and Museum, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahagarh fort, Jaigarh fort, Ishwari Minar Swarga Sal, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Sheesh Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Gatore Ki Chhatriyan and Chittorgarh Fort.

  1. Resort:

There are many resorts established across the state where you will experience authentic hospitality of Rajasthan. Among those resorts, the most popular one is Choki Dhani Ethnic resort where there is a treat and heaven waiting for gastronomists and luxury seekers. You will learn and get an idea about the culture and hospitality of Rajasthan in this resort.

  1. Camel Breeding Farm:

This is one of the unique activities that you can do in Rajasthan. This camel breeding farm is located near Bikaner and the visitors are allowed to explore the farm everyday from 10 AM to 5 PM. You can enjoy camel ride and taste ice cream made out of camel milk.

  1. Dune bashing:

This is one of the most adventurous activities that you can indulge in at the great Thar Desert. It is extremely popular in this state, especially in Jaisalmer. This is a revived adventurous form where you will be seated on the jeep and ride through the desert to destroy sand dunes.

  1. Car rally:

If you have planned to visit Rajasthan in between January and February, then you will definitely get surprised with the ramp and roaring of vintage cars. You will definitely feel enthralled and stung with surprise by looking at the vintage car rally held annually. As a spectator, you will definitely get awe-inspired with the royal march of cars.

  1. Snake dance:

When you visit Jodhpur, you will come across this mesmerizing performance of nomadic tribe. You can watch out brave men and lovely women dancing to the music of flute. They wriggle their slender waists rhythmically and can even compete with belly dancers. You are sure to catch up some memorable moments at Jodhpur.

  1. Abhaneri Step Well:

Abhaneri Step Well which is popularly called as Chand Baori is another important to see in Rajasthan. This is an ancient structure that was created in the eighth or ninth century for harvesting rain water. You will be wondering at the architecture style and the colossal size of this well.

  1. Shilpgram Museum:

Most of the travelers visit Rajasthan to explore its authentic culture. When you visit Shipgram museum located near Udaipur, then you will get a chance to know about the culture and lifestyle of this state. This museum which is located just 3 kms away from Udaipur guide you about Rajasthani Culture.

  1. Royal elephant polo:

Elephant rides are quite common in this state as it is considered to be the royal house of the country. Though the tourists cannot participate in this elephant polo game, they can watch it in Jaipur. You will be promised with a cheerful event of its kind.

  1. Speed boating:

This is an adventurous ride that you will cherish and have some fun during your vacation. This is one of the most popular activities that one should indulge in mandatorily in Rajasthan. You will definitely love splashing of water while riding through the high speed boat. Anyone indulging in this adventurous activity will get rejuvenation absolutely from 8.00 Am to 4.30 PM

  1. Puppet show:

If you have planned to visit Thar Heritage Museum, then you should stop there to watch puppet show held in the evening. This is a private museum and its owner will take you on tour and explain more about this state.

  1. Trekking in Alwar:

If you are an adventurous seeker, then you can plan for a trekking trip in Alwar. This place is blessed with hygienic climate and lush green hills and you can trek during winter season to add some credit to your adventurous buffs. You can plan for an easy trek to Naldeshwar to explore Mahadeva temples.

  1. Trekking in Mount Abu:

Trekking in Mount Abu is similar to exploring Wildlife. By indulging in this adventurous activity, you can enjoy some unforgettable experience in the state. You can choose between full day, half day and overnight trekking as well. While going on for an overnight trekking, you can interact with the locales and spot wild animals.

  1. Flying box and zip lining:

You will enjoy these two activities in two different places in Rajasthan- one at Neemrana Fort located near Delhi and Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. While zip lining in the Mehrangarh Fort, you will be able to enjoy the top view of Rani Ser lake and Chokelao garden.

  1. Nightlife At Klay Oven:

Even though night life is not more popular in Rajasthan, you can enjoy the same in Jodhpur. While sitting in the posh club Klay Oven overlooking Umaid Bhawan Palace and Mehrangarh Fort, you can have some cocktails and try some new flavors here. You are sure to get mesmerized with brilliant music.

  1. Poly ride:

This is another popular activity which is worth considering during your vacation tour to Rajasthan. You can enjoy this ride by sitting at the back of a pony and stroll around Nakki Lake in Mount Abu. With this pony ride, you will be taken from one end of the lake to another end. You will get an opportunity to explore some of the best sceneries of Rajasthan.

  1. Bicycling ride:

Peddling through the royal pavements is one of the most wonderful experiences in rajasthan. There are several operators who customize this bicycle tour in the state. If you are willing to explore the real Rajasthan, better take your own way.

  1. A day at Dera Amer:

If you love elephants, then you must visit this place. You will be allowed to give bath to elephant or paint its trunk. It is located Jaipur and is a wonderful place that you should not miss out during your Rajasthan trip. Apart from spending time with elephant, you can enjoy delicious meals and take up a trek to the close by forest.

  1. Shopping:

Rajasthan is considered to be a Shopper’s paradise where you can purchase pottery, jewelry, leather items, wooden furniture, stone items, textiles, paintings and many more. You can also explore some of the popular shops such as Sadar Bazaar, Johri Bazaar, etc.