Visit Rajasthan Tourist Places Sam Sand Dunes (Near Jaisalmer)

Sam Sand Dunes is located on the outskirts of Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer Desert Natural Park, 40 km from Jaisalmer. These sand dunes are located in the middle of the Thar Desert and are also one of the most popular sites for tourism to Rajasthan.

Sam is absolutely beautiful, sparsely or not with sweeping dunes. The sand dunes are 3 km long and 1 km high, representing Rajasthan’s real picture. Sam Sand Dunes have undisputedly earned a considerable reputation over time as one of the most picturesque places in they deserve. At every gentle gushing wave, the unrelieved sand ocean constantly changes its look. This area’s whirling air currents equal the sandstorms of the Sahara.


Eklingji Temple (Near Udaipur)

The Eklingji Temple is an ancient Hindu temple located 24 km from Udaipur, in the district of Rajasthan in Eklingji or Kailashpuri. One of Rajasthan’s most popular pilgrimage sites and one of Udaipur’s best places to visit.


Lord Shiva, the teacher of the former Mewar rulers is the temple of Eklingji. Ek means ‘one’ while ling means ‘lingam’ or the phallic Lord Shiva life sign.’ The patron deity of the clan of Mewar is considered the region’s real ruler, while the kings are only the Dewan of this Mewar God. Bappa Rawal, the founder of the Mewar dynasty, founded the temple initially in 734 A.D. In the later years, several Kings have restored it and changed it to clean up the remains of the blackouts caused by Mohammedans’ attacks.


Guru Shikhar (Near Mount Abu)

Guru Shikhar is a mountain summit of the Arbuda Mountains of Rajasthan at a distance of 16 km from Mount Abu Bus Station. It is one of the highlights of the Mount Abu trek.

Guru Shikhar is Aravalli’s highest point. It rises to 1,722 m above sea level (5,650 feet). Guru Shikhar offers a beautiful view of the town of Mount Abu and the green Aravalli forest. King Prithviraj Chauhan is thought to have traveled along this high point to meet his bride and marry her. The bride, now renamed Palanpur, was the princess of Prahladanpur. The summit is named after Dattatreya, the Guru Shikhar or the ‘Guru summit.’ Dattatreya temple is one of Guru Shikhar’s most important attractions other than stunning views. It is assumed that Lord Dattatreya was the manifestation of the sage pair Atri and Anasuia, Lord Vishnu.


Mandore Garden (Near Jodhpur)

 Mandore Garden is located at Mandore, the former capital of the Marwar Maharajas before Jodhpur was set up, 8 km from Mehrangarh Fort and 9.5 km from Jodhpur Junction. For the people of Jodhpur, this is a popular picnic spot.

The broad Mandore Garden features a high rock terrace, which makes it an attraction to the city. In the Mandore Garden are the cenotaphs of the former Jodhpur rulers. These cenotaphs are not ordinary and are designed along a Hindu temple’s lines. They have four stories, with fine pillars and an elegant spiral. This is made of red sandstone. The Maharani cenotaphs stand on a rocky outcrop across the hill.

The Maharaja Ajit Singh, built-in 1793, is one of the most prominent cenotaphs.

The garden has a hall of heroes, featuring depictions of the different folk heroes of the past. In this room, you can find their statues made of rocks and enhanced by bright colors.


Achalgarh Fort (Near Mount Abu)

Achalgarh Fort, situated in Achalgadh village in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, is a medieval fort 10 km from Mount Abu. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan, Mount Abu.

The Fort of Achalgarh originally was built by the rulers of the Paramara dynasty but in 1452 it was restocked, restructured, and refined by Mewar’s Rana Kumbha. This structure was designed to defend the area and keep an eye on enemy movements. It is also said that Rana Kumbhá, responsible for various giant fortifications in southern Rajasthan, made the fort in particular. Located at the top of a mountain peak and with spectacular views, the Achalgarh Fort. The fort, with a very imposing appearance, is surrounded by huge walls. The fort is now in a faded state. Hanumanpol is the first portal of the fort.

 

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