Rajasthan Tourism Guide
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Rajasthan Travel & Tourism Guide
A rendezvous with royalty at the land of deserts, palaces & forts
A colorful melange of opulence and royalty best exemplifies Rajasthan tourism with grand forts, desert safaris, fairytale palaces, and vibrant festivals all around. Set foot in the ‘Land of the Kings’ and explore the rich cultural heritage of this region where the Rajputs fought various grand battles. The tourist places in Rajasthan offer something or the other for travelers of all kinds. Tourism in Rajasthan caters to couples, friends, and families alike who can enjoy a luxurious retreat in this medieval wonderland. So grab a Rajasthan tourism map and start discovering the largest state in India, and don’t forget to cover all of the popular Rajasthan destinations and be a part of Rajasthan culture. All this while hum the very catchy Rajasthan tourism song by the Rajasthan Tourism Corporation.
The best time to visit Rajasthan is in the winter season from October to March as the weather during this time is perfect for desert safaris, sightseeing tours, wildlife expeditions, and cultural tours.
Desert tours, camel rides, hot-air balloon rides, captivating folk dances, exquisite handicrafts, wildlife expeditions, bustling marketplaces, and historical forts & palaces draw tourists to Rajasthan from every corner of the world.
You can tread on the sands of time in the state by visiting the painted havelis, the camel fairs, the medieval bazaars, glistening deserts, and the undulating Aravalli hills. Something you must experience here is savoring the Rajasthani specialty Ghevar while shopping for precious gemstones and handicrafts in the colorful bazaars.
Make sure when you visit Rajasthan, you explore the major cities like the Pink city Jaipur, the Lake City of Udaipur, the Sun City Jodhpur, the Golden City Jaisalmer, and the Holy City of Pushkar. One of the most popular destinations for honeymoon in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is located about 4 hours away from Udaipur. Mount Abu is an ideal hill station to visit during summer in Rajasthan. Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace Udaipur, Mehrangarh Fort, Ranthambore National Park, and Jantar Mantar in Jaipur are some of the best Rajasthan destinations for travelers. Take along a Rajasthan tourist map for a self-exploring trip, or book one of the Rajasthan tour packages for a more relaxed sort of a trip.
Another fun thing you can try on your trip to Rajasthan is going on a Golden Triangle Tour where you can explore the magnificence of the three cities: the grand Mughal heritage of Delhi, the land of the Taj Mahal: Agra, and the colorful bazaars of Jaipur.
This Rajasthan tourism guide has adventure activities like paragliding, flying fox, desert and camel safaris, and hot air balloon rides. Adventure enthusiasts can enjoy fun road trips and excursions in Rajasthan where the landscapes will leave them mesmerized. This royal land is perfect for shopaholics as you can pick up royal gemstones, paintings, jewelry, metal works, carpets, puppets and pottery from the famous bazaars in Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Kota. Foodies must indulge in dishes like Dal-baati, Gatte ki sabzi, Choorma, and Ghevar during their holiday in Rajasthan. Delicious food, exquisite shopping, sightseeing tours of ancient palaces and forts are what you can look forward to in this royal state. So pack your bags and head here for an authentic cultural experience!
Foodies must indulge in dishes like Dal-baati, Gatte ki sabzi, Choorma, and Ghevar during their holiday in Rajasthan. Delicious food, exquisite shopping, sightseeing tours of ancient palaces and forts are what you can look forward to in this royal state. So pack your bags and head here for an authentic cultural experience!
Cities in Rajasthan
How To Reach Rajasthan
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If you want to reach Rajasthan without spending too much time in commuting, the best option is to travel by air. The main airport in Rajasthan is the Jaipur International Airport. Besides this, there are two other airports in Udaipur and Jodhpur. There are also a number of domestic airports in Rajasthan from where you can catch flights easily from one city to another. The list of domestic airports in Rajasthan includes Udaipur Airport (Maharana Pratap Airport), Jodhpur Airport (Civil Airport), Kota Airport, Jaisalmer Airport, Nal Airport (Bikaner Airport), Phalodi Air Force Station, and Suratgarh Air Force Station.
These airports have numerous facilities like restaurants, mobile prepaid communication centers, sweet and bookshops, internet facilities, and branded outlets.
Rajasthan is also well-connected by rail and the major stations here are in Jodhpur, Jaipur, Udaipur, and Ajmer. Though, the busiest railway station of Rajasthan is in Jaipur. Ajmer Jn (AII), Udaipur City (UDZ), Bikaner, and Jodhpur Jn (JU) are the popular railway stations in Rajasthan. Some of the popular and major trains in Rajasthan are the super fast, express, passenger trains Shatabdi and Rajdhani.
For a luxurious tourist experience, you can travel by the 'Palace on Wheels'. It lets you relive the era of the princes on this train where you can sit in air conditioned saloons, and try some scrumptious dishes at the restaurants. You can also browse through the history of Rajasthan at the library and sip on a cocktail at the bar. This train passes through important attractions like Hawa Mahal, Ranthambore National Park, the Hill Fort Palace, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, the Taj Mahal, and Jantar Mantar. The total journey takes seven days.
Another tourist train for experiencing the royal treatment while traveling to Rajasthan is the 'Heritage on Wheels'. Some other luxurious trains include Maharajas’ Express, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, and the The Indian Maharaja-Deccan Odyssey.
Rajasthan has twenty national highways, which ensure a smooth travelling experience. The most well-connected national highway in Rajasthan is NH8 that connects to Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and many other cities.
You can travel by buses to the different cities of Rajasthan and for getting to various attraction as well. These buses are operated by the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation(RSRTC). You can also travel by Gandhi Rath / Semi Deluxe, Volvo / Mercedes Benz, Air Conditioned Gray Line Sleeper Services, Air Conditioned Gold Line Services, Ordinary Services, Blue Line Services(Long Distance Express and Night Services), and CTS Services.
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FAQ's of Rajasthan
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Export of art pieces and sculptures that are more than a hundred years old is prohibited from India. Make sure that you have received certificate of legitimate sale and permission for export from the customs department.
Rajasthan has a plethora of culinary delights, ranging from the very hot garlic pickle of Jodhpur to the sweet ghewar of Mewar. Other specialities include Bikaneri Bhujia, Mirchi Bada, Pyaaj Kachori, Malpauas and Bajre ki Roti.Rajasthan has a plethora of culinary delights, ranging from the very hot garlic pickle of Jodhpur to the sweet ghewar of Mewar. Other specialities include Bikaneri Bhujia, Mirchi Bada, Pyaaj Kachori, Malpauas and Bajre ki Roti.
Rajasthan is a safe destination for tourists. Locals are pretty friendly and welcoming, and there are proper procedures in place for emergencies.
Although Rajasthan attracts customers all round the year, the best time to visit is from October to March. The climate is neither very hot nor very cold.
There are a lot of of Museums and art galleries in this colorful state. You’ll get to visit Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal and City Palace in Udaipur as a part of your itinerary, you may also visit Shilpgram Udaipur. Visit to Mehrangarh Fort museum comes as a part of your Rajasthan tour package. You may also visit Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Arna Jharna in Jodhpur. Jaisalmer Folklore Museum and Thar Heritage Museum are yet another attractions you may want to visit.
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