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  • Heritage cities to fall in Love in India

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    India is a rich city heritage wise speaking. The history of the country is more than several thousand years and the country boasts of unity among diversity. India is, in fact, the perfect blend of customs and religions, traditions and languages that make this a country worth exploring. Here is a listing of amazing & exclusive tourist destinations in India that you ought to keep in your travel itinerary when you are planning a trip to this amazing and magical country.

    Pink City Jaipur

    The city of Jaipur got its name from the founder of the city, Sawai Jaisingh II. It is the capital of Rajasthan and got the nickname of the pink city because of pink coloured walls of local markets which are now referred as Pink city markets.

    There are several palaces and also three hill forts that are worth exploring in Rajasthan. So at the center of Jaipur we have City Palace, then there is also the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Amer Fort, etc. which are all excellent example of world class architecture and heritage.

    Jaipur is the second city of the golden triangle tourist cities of India. You can stay in Jaipur at the heritage hotels like Umaid Mahal, Samode Haveli and Devi Niketan Heritage Hotel, etc.

    Jaisalmer and Sam sand dune

    Sam sand dune
    Sam sand dune

    Almost 700 km from Jaipur, we have this beautiful golden city and the sand dunes of Sam, which attracts millions of tarvelers every year. Here some of the best sites are Jaisalmer Golden fort, Heritage haveli’s, Gadisar artificial lake, and lots of heritage hotels which were once home to royal family of Jaisalmer.

    Jaisalmer has been a very important city since its creation arong 12th centory. This city was one of the entrance of India, thus it was attached by many powers who wanted to shine in the Indian Subcontinent.

    Just 40 km or 40 minute drive from Jaisalmer, the is the biggest sand dune area in India. The name of this site in Sam sand dune. Here travelers come to enjoy camel safari which is very similar to one happening in Dubai. Plus there are many desert camps here who organize local cultural program from October to March. You can check this post on 10 best Jaisalmer Desert Camps in Jaisalmer Sam by Chetram Voyages, to get the name of some good camps.

    Udaipur

    Udaipur, or as we say ” the City of Lakes” is one of the most prominent tourist destinations of Rajasthan and India. Thousands of people visit Rajasthan every year for holidays, and they all have Udaipur in their travel itinerary. When you travel to Udaipur, do not miss visiting the Lake Palace and the Lake Pichola as these two are key tourist attractions of Udaipur. You can also visit the Jain Temple in Ranakpur, which is very close to the city of Udaipur. Some of the heritage hotels in which you can stay over in Udaipur include The Leela Palace, the Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel, and the Taj Lake Palace, are all located in the midst of water in Udaipur.

    Plus also checkout these tour package for Rajasthan by Chetram Voyages, as this will help you to properly plan an amazing Rajasthan holiday.

    Ranthambore

    The Ranthambore National Park is my favorite and a famous National Parks of India. Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, Ranthambore at present is a major tourist attraction for wildlife lovers and photographers. Spreading over an area of 392 Sq Km, it is also a heritage site of Rajasthan because of the picturesque ruins that adorn the entire park. You can spot tigers in its natural habitat and enjoy the chirping of the numerous birds, lose yourself amidst the lush greenery all around and gather some priceless memories with you.

    When you plan a trip to Ranthambore, you might not get to stay in any heritage hotels as there aren’t any such hotels in the area. The nearest heritage hotel where you can spend the nights is at Sawai Madhopur District, a Welcome Heritage Hotel which is a forest resort.