Rajasthan is famous for being the royal state of India which used to house and still does many kings who defined prosperity. The whole state is characterised by legends and lore of the olden era, the monuments and forts, iconic landmarks, the Great Indian Thar desert, mystical lakes, beautiful hills, abandoned villages, famous temples and haunted areas. Cycling tours in Rajasthan have gained huge popularity in the past few years. Pedaling down the streets of major cities in Rajasthan is sure to give one goosebumps, exploring the jewels of the prosperous past, coming across rich heritage and their stories, visiting villages and learning about the ways of life, altogether make for a spectacular escapade. Many organisers arrange cycling trips in major cities of Rajasthan namely Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner. At the Pink City Cycling Tour, you will find yourself embracing the traditional culture and soaking in the vibrant atmosphere. Ride past historical monuments and splendid architectures like the Hawa Mahal, Govind dev Ji Temple, Ajmeri Gate, Badi Chopar Market, Albert Hall Museum and the likes.
At Udaipur, visit the Morvania, Varda, Hawala villages and witness the livelihood of the farmers and local artisans where afterwards the cycling entourage heads towards the giant Tiger lake and Fateh Sagar Lake. Fulfil your heart’s quench for scenic beauty, meet warm people and explore marvellous sights which are less crowded but carry equal amount of cultural flavour and adorn rustic beauties. Most Cycling tours are conducted by professionals who provide premium quality cycles and necessary safety gears. Cycling tours come with combined meal packages. Morning Cycling tours in Rajasthan provide the participants with breakfast whereas day trips offer lunch options in veg. Most rides are conducted keeping in mind the fitness level of the participant.
If you are looking for some thrills in Alwar, visiting its “most haunted place” is the best way to fulfil the desire. Bhangarh Fort, on the border of the Sariska Tiger Reserve, has long held its spooky reputation. Though it is a well-preserved fort, the ‘supernatural’ occurrences that seem to occur within its premises tend to ward off many people. If you are eager to explore Alwar in all its facets, haunted and otherwise, a visit to this fort is a must. Do it while the light lasts, since ghosts are said to hang out here at night. Though spooky, Bhangarh Fort is one of the best places to visit in Alwar for some unique memories. Timings: 6 am to 6 pmLocation: Gola ka baas, Rajgarh Tehsil, Alwar, Bhangarh, Rajasthan 301410
This place is the reason Bharatpur is so well-known all over India. Keoladeo Ghana National Park, more commonly known as Bharatpur Bird sanctuary, is one of the must-vist tourist attractions in Bharatpur, and for good reason. The intensity of wildlife that one can experience in Bharatpur is startling. Though most well-known for the hordes of birds that its hosts ear-round, the sanctuary also has a rich variety of flora and fauna, all of which makes the sanctuary a wildly active place throughout the year. The best season to visit this sanctuary is around October- November. Most migratory birds have arrived by then and the chirp and bustle of the place is magnificent. The summer months, when the cranes have begun their beautiful courtship dances, are also interesting months to visit the sanctuary in. There are accommodations inside the sanctuary if you wish to explore the place at all hours. This is definitely one of the necessary places to visit in Bharatpur. Timings: 8 am to 5 pmPrice: Rs. 50 per person for Indians; Rs. 400 per person for foreign tourists; Rs. 100 for rickshaw rideLocation: Agra-Jaipur Highway, Bharatpur, Rajasthan 302001