10 Best Monsoon Destinations of Rajasthan You Must Visit

As the monsoon arrives, Rajasthanis are relieved from the scorching summer heat. Undoubtedly, the monsoon is one of the best times to visit Rajasthan. Not only does the entire state wear a refreshed look, but the ambient weather makes for some spectacular sightseeing. This blog brings you the best monsoon destinations of Rajasthan you must visit for an unforgettable experience.

Here are the best places to visit in monsoon in Rajasthan 2022:

1. Udaipur

One can feel romance blossoming in the air when the rain pours happily over Udaipur, the “Venice of the East” and the “City of Lakes.” One of the best tourist places in Rajasthan in monsoon visits the Monsoon Palace, also known as the “Sajjan Garh Palace.” One should also visit the Taj Lake Palace and City Palace. In addition, there are some lakes that become special attractions during the season of monsoon.

Top things to do in Udaipur:

  • Explore the City Palace complex
  • Witness the exquisite architecture at Bagore ki Haveli
  • Enjoy boating on Lake Pichola and Fateh Sagar Lake
  • Relish local Rajasthani food at a heritage hotel
  • Visit a rooftop restaurant and enjoy the views
  • Catch the sunset at Ambrai Ghar
  • Opt for a heritage walking tour

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2. Mount Abu

Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan, is marked by an ambient climate throughout the year. However, the region’s beauty is brought out in whole light during the monsoons. The sight of soaked greenery, with the misty mountains as the backdrop, is simply admirable. 

Further, this time is ideal for engaging in adventurous activities like bird watching, nature walking, or simply taking a stroll. Nakki Lake and Dilwara Jain Temple are two places worth visiting.

Top things to do in Mount Abu:

  • Enjoy boating at Nakki Lake
  • Opt for trekking tours
  • Visit the famous Dilwara Temple
  • Spot wild animals at Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Trek to Guru Shikhar to enjoy panoramic city views

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3. Pushkar

Pushkar city is known for its magnificent lakes, scenic vistas, and magnificent opportunities for desert camping. Hence, it is one of the best tourist places in Rajasthan in the rainy season.

Monsoons display the best of Pushkar by getting awakened to the melodic sounds of a peacock, taking an early morning camel ride, or paying a trip to the market bustling with activity. Moreover, this is the perfect time to enjoy Rajasthani dishes while listening to lively folk songs.

Top things to do in Pushkar:

  • Experience camping under the stars
  • Explore the ghats of Pushkar
  • Seek blessings at the Brahma Temple
  • Enjoy a camel safari
  • Take the cable ride to Savitri Temple
  • Shop for colorful handicrafts

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4. Keoladeo National Park

If you are a bird lover, then Keoladeo National Park, also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, is among the best tourist places in Rajasthan during monsoon. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it is home to about 375 species of beautiful birds, besides attracting birds from places such as Tibet, China, Europe, and Siberia. 

However, a combination of natural beauty and birds makes it a highly recommended destination for Rajasthan trip in monsoon season. It is also the arrival of migratory birds. The two popular ones are Migratory Waterfowl and Siberian Cranes.

  • Timings: 8 am to 5 pm
  • Entry Fee: INR 50 per person for Indians; Rs. 400 per person for foreign tourists; Rs. 100 for a rickshaw ride

Top things to do in Keoladeo National Park:

  • Witness the exotic birds
  • Enjoy nature walks
  • Spend time in a peaceful environment
  • Click pictures to remember a great time

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5. Narlai

Narlai is a beautiful village tucked away between Jodhpur and Udaipur and showcases the rural side of Rajasthan in the best way possible. During the monsoon season, this place witnesses an influx of tourists due to its outstanding experiences.

Go for a jeep safari and catch beautiful views of deer, leopards, and chitals. Visit the handicraft centers and witness the locals make textiles and durries—Trek around the area or visit Lord Shiva and Adinath temples.

Top things to do in Narlai:

  • Go on a walking tour around Narlai
  • Visit the places near Narlai like Om Banna, Eklingji Temple, etc.

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6. Bundi

Many travelers don’t know this, but Bundi is one of the best places to visit in monsoon in Rajasthan. It is known for receiving the highest amount of rainfall in Rajasthan state. Of course, when in Bundi, one should visit the Taragarh Fort, which is dressed in splendor and immersed in history. Bundi Palace, notable for its frescoes and murals, is another place worth visiting. Finally, head to Nawal Sagar Lake for some quiet and peaceful moments.

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Top things to do in Bundi:

  • Explore the fort ruins
  • Admire miniature paintings
  • Visit the old step wells
  • Walk around the city
  • Enjoy a stay at a heritage hotel
  • Enjoy your time at a lake peacefully
  • Savor the best tea in town

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7. Mandawa

Mandawa, located in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan, is another favored tourist destination in Rajasthan. The entire region, reinvigorated by the rains, appears very welcoming. Marvel at beautiful paintings at the Murmuria Haveli and visit the open-air art gallery at the Mandawa Palace. Spending some time at the Goenka Double Haveli will highlight your Rajasthan tour. Mandawa becomes more impressive during monsoon season and offers plenty of opportunities for travelers. 

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Top things to do in Mandawa:

  • Visit Castle Mandawa, an old fort turned a luxurious heritage hotel
  • Explore the havelis in the city
  • Visit the open-air art gallery
  • Enjoy a shopping tour

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8. Jaipur

The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur city is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan during monsoon. The arrival of the monsoon in Jaipur is celebrated with a festival named Teej Festival. Celebrated mainly by married women, it’s an occasion for dressing up in traditional clothes and worshiping Goddess Parvati. Visitors and locals alike are treated to a fantastic spectacle in the form of a procession featuring an idol of “Teej Mata.” 

This pink city of Rajasthan has plenty of forts and palaces where history still lives and attracts tourists. Monsoon is pleasurable for the Jaipur tour, from enjoying sightseeing to indulging in fun-filled activities. 

Top things to do in Jaipur:

  • Visit the famous City Palace and the museum inside
  • Enjoy an elephant ride to Amer Fort
  • Visit Jantar Mantar
  • Explore the shopping markets in the city
  • Savor local foods
  • Enjoy the night scenes

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9. Ranakpur

Ranakpur, located in the heart of the Aravallis, is the place to go to when you wish to merge spirituality with tourism. Rajasthan’s quaint town is considered an important pilgrimage destination for Jains. 

The Ranakpur Jain Temple is worth visiting throughout the year, including the monsoons. Marvel at the architectural brilliance. One can find around 1444 pillars within the temple, with each one differing from the other in design and art. Ranakpur in monsoon is one of the ideal choices to add a touch of spirituality to your vacation with a perfect climate.

Top things to do in Ranakpur:

  • Indulge in a horse ride
  • Enjoy a jeep safari and spot the wildlife
  • Take short trekking tours

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10. Bhainsrorgarh

Enjoy the rain clouds passing the lush forests of Chambal while you sit on your balcony, enjoying the view. This kind of experience awaits you at Bhainsrorgarh Fort, perched on a cliff overlooking the shimmering Chambal River. Monsoon is best experienced here as it allows you to travel across the village.

You can enjoy sightseeing and stroll in nearby places without facing any issues regarding the weather conditions. Bhainsrorgarh is counted as one of the unique destinations for tourists that has the potential to give you great traveling memories.

Top things to do in Bhainsrorgarh:

  • Visit the fort overlooking the Chambal River
  • Explore the tribal villages

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Reasons for visiting Rajasthan during the monsoons

  • Away from the crowds – Not many people prefer traveling to Rajasthan during the monsoons. Therefore, if you prefer the luxury of privacy during your holidays, this is the time to go there.
  • Interact with the locals – The monsoon season is celebrated with great gusto and enthusiasm by the locals. Join in the celebrations and interact with the locals, if you want to observe the culture and lifestyle of the people closely.
  • It rains discounts – It would be naïve to visit Rajasthan and not experience the royal lifestyle that a stay at one of the heritage hotels offers. However, during the monsoon season, they offer huge discounts for guests staying with them. Grab that chance, and book your holiday package for Rajasthan now!


Unquestionably, Rajasthan is one of the best holiday hotspots for enjoying monsoons. Thankfully, plenty of tourist places offer great opportunities for thrill and fun. The above-listed places are the best choices for enjoying monsoons in Rajasthan. You can plan your monsoon vacation by choosing your preferred destinations with Indian Holiday.

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Vishwajit Sharma

A travel writer by profession possessing an avid interest in books, movies and music, Vishwajit Sharma believes that travelling is essentially discovering yourself. He hopes that, through his articles and write ups, the idea of travelling is aroused in everyone. Let the journey begin!

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