This New Year 2018 take a quick weekend break as it's a long weekend (30-31st December-1st January) and let’s celebrate it in a new way and in a new place far away from the hustle and bustle of Rajasthan. Here we have listed down some amazing New Year Weekend getaways from Rajasthan where you can take a glimpse of several historic sites, wildlife and pilgrimage centers to explore within the boundaries of Rajasthan.
Dramatically positioned between two rivers, the Chambal and Bamani, Bhainsrorgarh is famous for Fort Palace, less explored but a famous tourist destination away from busy city life. The present fort is around 260 years old and was built in the 1740s. The surrounding beauty of the fort is just breath taking which seems to be isolated from this world. Nights at the fort are magical as the Fort dazzles with brilliantly lit chandeliers. It is one of the best places you can for New Year 2018 – a small world in itself it is! Bhainsrorgarh is an explorer’s haven.
What to See in Bhainsrorgarh - Hingalajgarh Fort and Mukundarah Hills National Park, Angling in Chambal River, Cruising the Chambal River, Sunset Safari, Badoli Temple Complex
Udaipur the most romantic city of Rajasthan and "The city of Lakes" is a mesmerizing city which have been an inspiration for poets, painter and writers and which awakens to a vision drenched in romance. Fairy tale palaces and gardens, temples and narrow lanes across the placed Lake Pichola create a perfect atmosphere and spark a feeling of wonder and tranquility. Udaipur is the Jewel of Mewar which was ruled by Sisodia dynasty for 1200 years and was once the epicenter of heroism, valor and chivalry.
Dating back to the 15th century AD, The Fort of Begu is built over an area of 30 acres and have 18 bastions around the fort where cannons were placed. The fort has 8 huge gates. Fort Begu bears a resemblance to that of Agra fort built in 1570 AD by Emperor Akbar. The fort encompasses more than half a dozen courtyards of various sizes of which Mayur Chowk is the most prominent, spread across half an acre. The Char Bagh patterned garden at Mayur Chowk plays host to around 40-50 peacocks and hundreds of parakeets at sunrise and sunset even today.
What to See Near For Begu – Rajgarh Palace, 11th century Menal Temple complex, Dwarkadhish temple at the Fort
Unexplored and Historically Rich, Bundi was once part of Kota which was ruled by Hada Chauhans . Surrounded by the Aravalli Hills on the three sides, Bundi is encircled by a massive wall with four gateways. What lends charm toi the city is the intricate carvings on its monuments, its impressive medival fort, palaces, havelis, temples with carved pilliars and also a beautiful lake at the heart of the town.
What to See in Bundi – Taragarh Fort, Chhattar Mahal, Ratan Daulat, Nawal Sagar, Sukh Mahal, Phool Sagar, Eighty Four Pillared Cenotaph.
The Only hill station in Rajasthan – Mount Abu is located amidst lush forest hills of coniferous trees and flowering shrubs and region is dotted with huge and weird shapes rocks. Home to many sages and saints Mount Abu is also famous for Dilwara Jain Temple dating back to 11th-13th Century.
What to See in Mount Abu – Gaumukh Temple, Nakki Lake, Dilwara Jain Temple, Sunset Point, Anchalgarh, Adhar Devi Temples, Museums and Gardens
It is the site of 16th century hill-fort occupied by Chauhans till 1947. A vibrant site for magical weekend getaways, feasts, celebrations , Neemrana is a famous historic place located in Alwar District of Rajasthan famous for Neemrana Fort .Built since 1464 Neemrana Fort-Palace became the third capital of the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan III.
What to See in Neemrana – Kesroli, Neemrana Fort Palace, Maharajawas
Feed The Wild Cranes. Khichan is a small village and a bird paradise in Jodhpur District which is home to about 20,000 Demoiselle Cranes. It is internationally renowned destination for bird lovers. Here about 3,000 kilograms (6,600 lb) of bird seed are consumed every day by the feeding birds. A must go place for photographers and bird lovers.