Rajasthan heaves a sigh of relief when the first drops of rain land on the scorching earth. The rampart of the forts welcome the rains, as do the dried riverbeds waiting helplessly for this occurrence. Nature, landscape and people, everyone welcomes this season in unison.
Naturally, monsoon is one of the best time to visit Rajasthan. Not only does the entire state wear a refreshed look, but the ambient weather makes for some spectacular sightseeing. This blog brings you the best monsoon destinations for the trip to Rajasthan. Ready, set, go!
One can feel romance blossoming in the air when the rain pours happily over Udaipur, the “Venice of the East” and the “city of lakes.” One of the best places to head to is, the Monsoon Palace, also known as the “Sajjan Garh Palace.” Apart from that, one should visit the Taj Lake Palace and City Palace. There are some lakes also which become special attractions during the season of Monsoon.
* Mount Abu
Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan, is marked by an ambient climate throughout the year. However, during the monsoons, the beauty of the region is brought out in full light. The sight of soaked greenery all around, with the misty mountains as the backdrop, is simply admirable. Further, this time is ideal for engaging in adventurous activities like bird watching, nature walk, or simply taking a stroll. Nakki Lake and Dilwara Jain Temple are two of the places worth visiting.
Pushkar city is known for its magnificent lakes, scenic vistas and the magnificent opportunities it offers for desert camping. It is one of the best destination to visit in Rajasthan during monsoon season. Getting awakened to the melodious sounds of a peacock, taking an early morning camel ride or paying a trip to the market bustling with activity, monsoons display the best of Pushkar. Moreover, this is the perfect time to enjoy Rajasthani dishes while listening to the lively folk songs.
* Keoladeo National Park
If you happen to be a bird lover, then Keoladeo National Park, also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, is where you should head to. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it is home to about 375 species of beautiful birds, besides attracting birds from places such as Tibet, China, Europe and Siberia. However, what makes it a highly recommended destination for Rajasthan trip in monsoon season. It is also the arrival of migratory birds. The two popular ones are Migratory Waterfowls and Siberian Cranes.
Narlai is a beautiful village tucked away between Jodhpur and Udaipur, and showcases the rural side of Rajasthan in the best way possible. During the monsoons season, this place witnesses an influx of tourists due to the outstanding experiences it offers. Go for a jeep safari and catch wonderful views of the deer, leopards and chitals. Visit the various handicraft centers and witness the locals make textiles and durries. Trek around the area or visit the Lord Shiva and Adinath temples.