The land of, the chivalry of the Rajput clan, the Vedic civilization, and the Indus Valley Civilization, beckons you with its melodious tune of ‘Padharo Mhare Desh’ to come and explore its gigantic forts and palaces, golden sand desserts, its vibrant culture, rich history, and spicy food. Rajasthan has a number of wonders waiting to be explored. Our Rajasthan tour Packages from Ahmedabad can help you have a glimpse of this rich heritage of Rajasthan through a range of tourist activities like historical tours and heritage walks and many more.
Ahmedabad and Rajasthan are neighbouring states hence traveling between the two states is very convenient. Mount Abu, Rajasthans’ very own hill station is located at a distance at a distance of mere 227.3km from road which can be easily covered in about 5hrs.
Road-The route you should take depends on the places you wish to visit. You can take the routes –Ahmedabad-144.6km)-Palanpur-394km)-Jaisalmer-(366.6km)-Deesa-(143.1km)- Dhorimanna-(69.6km)-Barmer-(197.3km)-Jodhpur-(155.1km)-Ranakpur-(94.1km)- Udaipur-(163.2km)-Mount Abu-(274.6km)-Chittorgarh-(197.4km)-Ajmer-(130.8km)-Jaipur A number of A/C Seater and Sleeper buses operate between Ahmedabad and various cities in Rajasthan. A bus journey from Ahmedabad to Jaisalmer will take about 10hrs-11hrs and that to Jaipur takes about 13hrs-14hrs.
Train– There are a number of trains that operate between the two states. The fastest train being Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express(12957) which runs daily. The train travels through Abu Road to Ajmer Junction and Jaipur Junction. The train departs from Ahmedabad Jn at around 05:40 pm and reaches Abu Road at 08:45 pm, Ajmer Jn at 12:55 am, and Jaipur Jn at 02:50 am. The tickets range between Rs. 1280-Rs. 2830.
Flight– Flights are the best options when you want to spend less time traveling. All major airlines such as Go Air, IndiGo, and SpiceJet have direct non-stop flights to Jaipur, Jaisalmer and other cities of Rajasthan. The cost of the tickets can range between Rs. 2000-Rs. 8000. While traveling by plane, it’s always advisable to book the tickets in advance to book them at affordable rates.
Best places to visit in Rajasthan
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Badi Lake, Udaipur
City Palace, Udaipur
Sajjangarh Palace, Udaipur
Ranthambore National Park, Ranthambore
Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu
Brahma Temple, Phushkar
Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh
Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Ajmer
Akbari Fort & Museum, Ajmer
Prithviraj Smark, Ajmer
Junagarh Fort, Bikaner
Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
Alwar City Palace, Alwar
Neemrana Fort Palace, Alwar
Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajsamand
Best places to Stay in Rajasthan
Jaipur- Hotel J W Marriot, Hotel Taj Jai Mahal, Hotel Oberoi Trident, Hotel Radisson.
Jaisalmer- Himmatgarh Palace, Hotel Brys Fort, Hotel Fifu, Hotel Fort Rajwada.
Jodhpur- Ajit Bhawan, Fort Khejarla, Hotel Raas Jodhpur, Idana Palace, Taj Gateway.
Kota- Hotel Palkiya Haveli, Welcomheritage Umed Bhawan Palace.
Bundi- Annapurna Haveli, Hotel Bundi Haveli, Hotel Hadoti Palace, Hotel Bundi Vilas.
Chittorgarh- Hotel Pratap Palace, Lake Nahargarh Palace.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to travel to Rajasthan from Ahmedabad?
The best time to visit Rajasthan from Ahmedabad is in October-November. The winter months in Rajasthan are characterized by cool climate. The days have bearable temperatures optimum for sightseeing and nights are cool best to be enjoyed by bonfires. The cool temperate makes it possible to comfortably explore the desert regions like Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Bikaner.
What are the fairs and festivals of Rajasthan that attracts tourists to Rajasthan?
Kite Festival, across the state especially Jaipur- 14th January
Jaipur Literature Festival-January
Nagaur Fair, Jodhpur- January & February
Desert Festival, Jaisalmer- February
Brij Holi, Bharatpur- March
Gangaur, Jaipur and Nathdwara-March April
Mewar Festival, Jodhpur- March & April
Rajasthan International Folk Festival, Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur-October
Kota Adventure Festival, Kota- October
Pushkar Camel Fair, Pushkar- October-November
Winter Festival in Mount Abu, Mount Abu-December
Where are the best markets for shopping in Rajasthan?
Some of the best markets for Shopping in Rajasthan are:-
Johari Bazar, Jaipur- Best for handmade Jaipuri ornaments.
Bapu Bazar, Jaipur- Best for Rajasthani Textiles and Handlooms.
Clock Tower Market, Jodhpur- Best for different kinds of spices.
Nai Sarak, Jodhpur- Best for Rajasthani signature fabric Bandhani.
Bada Bazar, Udaipur- Best for leather goods, traditional jewellery, Bandhanis.
Sadar Bazar, Jaisalmer- Best for jootis and silver ornaments.
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Summers?
Jaipur, Udaipur and Mount Abu are places which can be visited in Summers. In Jaipur the climate is hot in summer but tourists can enjoy the night sightseeing tours organized by the Rajasthan Tourism Department. Udaipur has large water bodies which makes for the scorching summer time bearable and Mount Abu, Rajasthan’s very own hill station is undoubtedly a perfect summer getaway.
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Monsoon?
In the Monsoon season Rajasthan seems more beautiful owing to its lush greeneries. Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Shekhawati regions are some of the places which can be enjoyed during Monsoons.
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Winter?
Winters in Rajasthan are marked by cold climates and cultural festivities. A number of festivals in Rajasthan take place in this season. The temperature makes it possible for tourists to explore all the major tourist attractions from lakes in Udaipur to sand dunes of Jaisalmer to Wildlife parks and sanctuaries in Ranthambore and Bharatpur.