5 Unexplored Villages Of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is the most favored tourist destination across the globe. Besides the sandy deserts, it also has a beloved waterfall, Chambal River, and abundant green forest. Prominent places are Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, and Pushkar. Apart from this, there are numerous unexplored villages of Rajasthan that are worth visiting. Let us then present to you the best of Rajasthan tourists locations invisible from the mainstream tourist attention:

1. BUNDI

The city of goblins”  called Bundi, because of the craftwork done by the goblins’ other men. Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling was so influenced by the charmer of the palaces, that he penned his well-known literature “Kim” in Bundi.

.Bundi , Image Source: Thrillophilia.com

Specialty

Bundi has the finest piece of carved artwork in its palaces like 84 Pillared Cenotaph is a staggering structure supported by 84 pillars, the majestic formation of carved deer, elephants on the wall, Nagar Sagar Kund, Faragher fort, etc. 

How to reach Bundi

By Air: The nearest port is Sanganer Airport Jaipur.

By Road: if you are traveling by car, the main road connects via Ajmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Kota, Bikaner, and Sawai Madhopur.

2. PALI

Bullet baba” and “Ranakpur Jain temple” are few names other names of Pali. This industrial city of Rajasthan is popular for its rich heritage and culture.

Pali, Image Source: Dreamstime.com

Specialty

This is the only place that shares a common border with eight districts in Rajasthan – Nagpur, Jodhpur, Barmer in the west, Rajmasand and Udaipur to the south-east, Ajmer to the northeast and Sirohi and Jalore in the south and south-west.

Om Banna Dham is also known as “bullet baba”, Ranakpur Jain Temples, Jawai Dam which is situated at the tributary of river Luni.

Transportation

Air: The nearest airport is jodhpur airport (77 km from pali)

By road: you can reach here via NH14

By train: you can get trains via jodhpur

Also read: Kota- The City of Dreams and Much More

3. NAGAUR

It is the birth location of Saint Poetess Meera Bai and Abul Fazal. This city is known as Jangladesh in the Mahabharata era and the Dargah of Sufi saint Hamiduddin Chisti Faruqui Nagauri and one of the chief disciples of Khwaja Moinuddin is also located here. 

Nagaur, Image Source: Wikivoyage.com

Specialty

India’s largest salt lake known as “Sambhar lake” is also situated there. Khatu Shyam Ji is a sacred place that was built by Prithviraj Chauhan on its hillock.

Transportation

By air: Jodhpur Airport is the closest airport (137 km away)

By road: You can easily reach Nagaur by car, by bus or by train from any famous place like Jaipur, Bikaner.

4. DAUSA

True meaning of “Dausa” is “beautiful like heaven” and also Deva Nagari or the land of God.

Dausa, Image Source: MouthShut.com

Specialty

Chand Baori ‘stepwell’ is the deepest and largest stepwell in India. It has a depth of 19.5 meters and features 1000 narrow steps, spanning 13 stories.

Transportation

By air: The nearest airport is Sanganer Airport Jaipur (63 km away)

By road: You can directly reach Dausa by taking a bus or car from any famous place like Jaipur, jodhpur.

5. JHALAWAR

Once upon a time, this city was known as Brijnagar. It has a rocky but water-laden verdant landscape and is also rich in flora and fauna. Orange Laden orchards and lakes are usually here.

Jhalawar , Image Source: Rajasthan Tour Planner

Specialty

The most viewable place is Unhel Jain Temple, Buddhist Caves, and Stupas (kolvi village), Chandkheri adinath Jain Temple (Kanpur), Sun temple and Chandrabhaga Temple.

Transportation

By air: The closest airport is Indore 240 km away followed by Jaipur airport 345kms.

By road: You can find many buses connecting many cities on NH 12.

The above-stated are some of the intriguing places that make for a great adventure for the curious tourist who want to find some unexplored villages of Rajasthan which is not frequently visited by another tourist.

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  1. Plz budget destinations in Rajasthan

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