What a few bike ride on the huge stretches of barren land of Thar Desert”?
What about experiencing a completely totally different culture? and how can i forget intake the delicious dal – Baati – Churma?
Plan a visit to the gorgeous state of Rajasthan and you may certainly create some lifetime memories.
Yes, I agree Rajasthan has deserts, however that’s solely a neighborhood of the massive state. Rajasthan will receive a good quantity of rainfall in monsoon months from July to Sep and it becomes lush green everyplace. Rajasthan does have a city “Udaipur which is known as “City of Lakes” and most of the cities within the state do have lakes. Talking of the weather conditions, within the winter months of Nov to January, the temperature varies from 0°C to 20°C and sometimes even falls below 0°C.
If you want to plan the trip to Rajasthan all by yourself and that too a budget-friendly one, you are at the right window😃 Let me put forward an itinerary of how I explore Rajasthan on a 10-day’s backpacking trip.
For a 10 days’ itinerary this is how you can Re-verse:
You can start from Jaipur and finish the trip at Udaipur or the other way around.
Jaipur–>Jodhpur–>Jaisalmer–>Mount Abu–>Udaipur–>Kumbhalgarh Fort–>Chittorgarh Fort–>Udaipur
Udaipur city night view
Before starting the journey
what all bookings do I need to do before making a visit to the state of Rajasthan? Absolutely nothing!! Just book a to and fro tickets and you are good to go.
Jodhpur city as seen from Mehrangarh Fort
If you’re short of days you can skip Mount Abu, Kumbhalgarh Fort and Chittorgarh Fort and arrange consequently, however affirmative you can positively visit all the most important tourist attractions in the span of 10 days.
(Tip: Night transport is accessible everywhere in Rajasthan, therefore plan to travel between the cities at midnight to save the day time which might be used to explore more of the city.)
- Jaipur – 2 days – INR 2700
You can kick start your journey to the state of Rajasthan from the capital city “Jaipur”. There are several hostels in Jaipur, Zostel, The moustache, Bunkstop, and Wanderers Nest being the renowned ones. the value vary for these hostels is in vary of INR 200- INR 500. although two days aren’t enough to explore the capital city, its good enough to see the places of tourist interest.
After exploring Jaipur, you can head to Jodhpur “The blue city”. you can either choose a train or bus to reach the city. Train Runicha express (23:45 to 05:00) could be a great choice if you wish to experience sunrise from Jodhpur.
2. Jodhpur – 1 day – INR 1300
After exploring the gorgeous city of Jaipur, it’s time to explore the blue city or the Sun city. although 1 day isn’t adequate for Jodhpur and you would have to skip visiting a few places, however a minimum of you can get the feel of the town. Like Jaipur, Jodhpur too has many hostels and you can get one easily.
After exploring Jodhpur, you can take a train/ bus and head to Jaisalmer. JU JSM express (23:40 – 06:10) could be a nice choice as you can experience the breathtaking sunrise from Gadisar Lake.
Jodhpur city Night View
3. Jaisalmer – 2 days – INR 2800
The next town where you can head after exploring Jodhpur is the Desert town of India “Jaisalmer”. One needs at least 2 days to explore the city, a day for Desert area and other for the city area. In recent years, a hell lot of low-cost hostels have opened in Jaisalmer and getting one shouldn’t be a tangle.
After Jaisalmer, you can head to the Hill station “Mount Abu”. If you’re short of days, you can skip Mount Abu and travel straight to the city of Lakes “Udaipur”. From Jaisalmer, there isn’t direct transport out there for Mount Abu. you can travel back to Jodhpur and take another transport to reach Mount Abu.
Gadisar Lake Jaisalmer
4. Mount Abu – 1 day – INR 500
Make a visit to the only hill station within the state of Rajasthan and you may be left surprised by its beauty. Also, the road journey that takes you to this city is breathtaking. Staying isn’t necessary at Mount Abu as you can choose to stay in Udaipur which is just a 3 hours’ drive.
5. Udaipur – 2 days – INR 1700
From Udaipur, you can plan a 1-day trip to Kumbhalgarh Fort (500 INR) and another 1-day trip to Chittorgarh Fort (500 INR). you can return back to Udaipur to stay at night. If you are short on days, you can skip these places.
Gau mukh Kund Chittorgarh Fort Rajasthan
Total expenses: Jaipur INR 2700 + Jodhpur INR 1300 + Jaisalmer INR 2800 + Mount Abu INR 500 + Udaipur INR 1700 + Kumbhalgarh Fort INR 500 + Chittorgarh Fort INR 500 = INR 10000
If i’m missing something, please let me know in the comment section below, i will be more than happy to assist you with all your queries. Waiting to see you exploring the gorgeous city of Rajasthan on a budget trip😃.