Things to do in Rajasthan with Kids


There are exciting excursions and sight seeing trips that you can enjoy with your kids. Rajasthan has been a crowd-puller with several ancient historical forts and palaces. Sometimes parents think that the kids would get bored or would not enjoy to the fullest. But these pleasure trips help the family to enjoy as there are activities that people of all ages will enjoy such as puppet shows, camel rides, elephant ride, etc.

Here are activities and top five things that you can do in Rajasthan with kids.

  1. Puppet Making Workshop, Jodhpur

Popular as Kathputli these clay images or wooden puppets generally used for the puppet shows where they re-do tales from ancient stories and ballads. There are not just puppet shows that most people and visitors enjoy but these are puppet making workshops especially for kids who would like to learn on the real time Rajasthani culture through these puppets. It covers the art of puppet making and also how the puppets with strings are played with etc. It is a good activity which kids will definitely enjoy.

  1. Visit Forts and Palaces in Rajasthan

The Mehrangarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, etc. There are several different forts in various regions of Rajputana – the land of rulers and Rajahs. They will be enthralled by seeing the historic forts and the elaborate carvings, massive sizes of forts, and brilliant architecture. Some palaces such as the Seesha Mahal, Jal Mahal, will surely mesmerize the kids. Moreover, even the exciting activities such as ziplining across the Mehrangarh Fort, the hot air balloon rides near Jaipur and riding to the entrance up to Amer Fort on the back of the elephant – kids will enjoy seeing such and also riding on the elephant.

  1. Take a Refreshing Boatride in Udaipur

This is one of the most interesting things that kids will love to have – a boat ride on the beautiful waters of Lake Pichola. This lake is one of the best sightseeing spots in Rajasthan and there are island parks for a wonderful picnic time after that. It is also a great way to see the beautiful sights around the lake such as the Jag Mandir or, etc. There is also a restaurant in the former resort home of the royals, Lake Garden Palace, once you reach there. Udaipur is known as the ‘City of Lakes’ and there are beautiful water places to find here. Moreover, there are also several parks and also a popular water park in Udaipur for a great family trip holiday experience by travelling through the luxury train Palace on Wheels.

  1. Go on Long Road Drives

There isn’t any better way to enjoy the holiday travel with your family – on long road drives by car. There are so many road tours connecting one city to another so this experience is by sightseeing at various cities where there are also road drives as much as 5 – 6 hours. Go on off-beat locations such as the Sajjan Niwas Gardens or the road track of Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary which is also a time where you can spot rare wild species through dried forests or lush greenery.

  1. Ride a Camel at Sam Sand Dunes

Samsara is a great way to spend time in the desert sands of Rajasthan desert. The sunrays reflect the golden looking sands and this is a great sight of a different world on sand. It is one of the best exciting time for children of all ages. There are also night camps organzied by varioous organizers in tent homes. These provide exhilarating time for a perfect family trip especially for kids.

These are the famous things to do in Rajasthan with Kids, must check out the Tariff of Palace on Wheels luxury train for this season.

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