Rajasthan is a big state and it is almost impossible to cover every nook and corner of it in one visit. However, if one wants to visit the unusual places of it, then here are some options.
This place is full of colours and it carries its age old traditions. From the hill fort of Bar it got the name of Barmer. Previously, this place was known as Mallani and it has long stretches of barren land, rough terrains and extreme weather conditions. This place is also famous for its local crafts like carpet weaving, wood carvings and embroideries. The best time to visit this place is during the time of Barmer Festival which happens on March every year.
This place is covered with bamboo grooves and it is a place which is mostly inhabited by the Bhil community. It is a very ancient city that lies in its ruin at present and the city is surrounded by a stone wall. There is a palace of the former rulers that stands majestically in between the ruins. When here, one can visit places like City Palace, Anand Sagar Lake (an artificial one) and the temple of Madreshwar which worships the idol of Lord Shiva.
This place is situated about 100 kilometres away from Pushkar and it was founded in 1781 AD by Thakur Zalim Singh. This is a very small village but has a huge fort in the middle of it. The grandeur of this fort is big and the rural settings around it make it a perfect stay for those who wants a relaxing holiday. The fort is unique because it has collections of semi precious stones, gold and glass paints that are on display. There is also a Sheesh Mahal inside the fort. If visiting in the winter, then one can also attend the great Camel Festival that happens in Pushkar.
It is a quaint little town which is located in Shekhawati and it is located about 40 kilometres away from Jhunjhunu. This place has a good collection of intricate art works and paintings. The distinction of being the most popular attraction in Mahansar however belongs to Sone Chand ki Dukan dating back to the 18th century. The walls of the palace are covered with brilliant paintings with intricate golden leaves woven across them. Also there are 3 vaulted ceilings with the images of The Ramayana and life of Sri Krishna carved in it.
It is one of the hidden treasures of Rajasthan which is located in the southern part of the state. Here lies a 17th century fortress beneath a huge rock of 350 feet. At present the fort is used as a heritage hotel but one can still find a lot of grandeur in it. The architecture here is in pure Rajput style and one can see big porches and balconies here. This gives a lot of royal vibes.
One can easily reach Rajasthan by trains and food for train journey is available from e catering services.