Ever thought of what it will feel like to walk amidst the walls of those elegant palaces which you see in the epic dramas on TV? Ever wanted to feel the essence of that bygone era? Well, here is your perfect chance. Enjoying a royal getaway with our Rajasthan Tour Packages from Mumbai, to a land full of vibrant culture and quintessential charm.
Lakes, sand dunes and forts all bid you welcome as you step into this northwestern Indian state which beams with a number of historical sites which are major tourist attractions for people both in and around India. Rajasthan is one of those states in India where you will witness an eccentric blend of past and present. The state buzzes with student life, chic cafes and popular shopping destinations as well as serene lakes, elegant palaces and beautiful forts that tell the tales of the past.
Rajasthan is a perfect destination for you to enjoy your winter break. In summers, Mount Abu can help you escape the scorching humid heat. Rajasthan is well connected to all other parts of the country, hence it is easy to travel to the state.
Road– You can travel to Rajasthan from Mumbai on a bus. The journey will take approximately 17hrs to 1 day. A number of Non-A/C and A/C sleeper buses operate between the said destinations with the ticket prices ranging between Rs. 800- Rs. 1,800. You can also travel via taxi or cab, hired or self-driven. The can take the route- Mumbai-(531.3km via NH48)-Ahmedabad-(263.1km)-Udaipur-(93.3km)-Ranakpur-(163.1km)-Jodhpur-(282.6km)- Jaisalmer-(555.5km)-Jaipur-(84.8km)-Bhangarh-(138.1km)-Ranthambore-(438.5km)-Ratlam-(660.1km)-Mumbai Or, you can travel to Jaipur can then take the route Jaipur-(135.1km)-Ajmer-(363.2km)-Mount Abu-(85.4km)-Palanpur-(144.8km)-Ahmedabad-(524km)-Mumbai.
Train– There are a number of trains that operate between Mumbai and Rajasthan, the fastest being Mumbai Central-Jaipur AC Duronto Express (12239) which has a travel time of approximately 15hrs 20m. The train runs on Tuesdays and Sundays and travels to Kota Jn and Jaipur Jn. The tickets cost between Rs. 1820-Rs. 4215.
Flights-The main international airport in Rajasthan is Jaipur International Airport. IndiGo, Go Air, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Air India all have direct non-stop or 1 stop flights between the said destinations. Traveling via plane will take 1-2hrs, if the tickets are booked in advance you can book it at affordable prices starting from Rs. 3000.
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 Mumbai?
The best time to visit Rajasthan from Mumbai will be winters in the month November to February or in the Monsoons. Winters in Rajasthan are characterized with really low temperatures. Mornings are comfortable and best to explore the desert regions of Rajasthan. Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Jaipur are the most favourite destinations for tourists during Winter. Monsoon extends from July to September in Rajasthan and would be perfect to visit Monuments and other tourist attractions which otherwise remain cramped with tourists during peak season.
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. To avoid the morning heat in summers tourists can enjoy the night sightseeing tours organized by the Rajasthan Tourism Department. Udaipur houses beautiful lakes which makes up for the scorching summer heat and not to forget Mount Abu, the beautiful hill station is undoubtedly a perfect place to visit in summers.
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Monsoon?
The lush greenery of Rajasthan in Monsoon makes it seem more beautiful during the season. Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Shekhawati regions are some of the places that you must visit in Monsoon Season.
What are the best places in Rajasthan to visit in Winter?
Winters in Rajasthan are cold but the mornings are comfortable and suitable for exploring all the major tourist attractions from lakes to sand dunes to Wildlife parks and sanctuaries. People love to visit Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Ranthambore and Bikaner are some of the major tourist attraction in the winters. Most of the popular festivals in Rajasthan take place in this season.