Essential Information About Rajasthan
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Essential Information About Rajasthan
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Known as a cultural and architectural hub, Rajasthan is also a food lover’s delight due to its delectable cuisine. Rajasthani food is famous all over the country and any holiday tour of Rajasthan is incomplete without trying some of the scrumptious dishes here.
Dal Bati Churma is a famous food in Rajasthan where the tasty Batis are served with Panchkuti dal and the churma. Those who love spicy food will enjoy Laal Maas, which is full of fiery red chillies. For rice lovers, Gatte ki Khichdi and Gatte ka Pulao are some of the popular Rajasthani food items that one must try. The spicy Rajasthani Kadi is different from the Kadi eaten across the country and is also a must try.
Among the popular Rajasthani snacks are the sugary sweet Mawa Kachori, the tasty Methi Bajra Poori, the scrumptious Pyaaz Kachori, and the crispy Kalmi Vada. Any visit to this state is also incomplete without savoring Rajasthani sweets list like Ghevar, Balushahi, Gujia, and Churma Ladoo.
Tourists will come across a variety of exquisite wares in the streets and bazaars of Rajasthan that reflects its rich and diverse culture. Any tourist guide in Rajasthan will tell you that Johari Bazar is the perfect place to visit for Jaipuri ornaments. Bapu Bazaar has a variety of handlooms while Clock tower market is famous for its spices. For Bandhani items, Nai Sarak is the place to go whereas Hathi Pol Bazar is the ideal place for home items. Sadar Bazar, Mahatma Gandhi Road, and Kote Gate are other bazaars one must check out on a trip to Rajasthan.
The weather in Rajasthan generally varies due to the fact that the state has a tropical desert climate. Rajasthan weather is extremely cold from October to February, scorching hot from the months of April to June, and quite pleasant from July till September. Temperatures can reach as high as 49°C and as low as -2°C. Jaisalmer, Phalodi, and Barmer are the hottest regions while Churu, Sikar, Bikaner, and Pilani get pretty cold. Rainfall in Rajasthan depends on the region you are in, with the east of the Aravalli region receiving much more rainfall than the westward area.
Festivals & Fairs
There are a myriad of fairs and festivals in Rajasthan that showcases its colorful vibrancy and heritage. Among the popular festivals of Rajasthan is the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur that is celebrated around Sharad Purnima. This festival is a treat for art and music lovers. The Jaipur Literature Festival held at Diggi Palace is a literary delight with writers from across the world attending it.
The Desert festival in Jaisalmer is another famous Rajasthan festival where the spirit of Rajasthan comes alive in the form of camel races, desert rituals and life, competitions like turban tying, longest moustache, Mr Desert etc, scrumptious food, and handicrafts stalls. This festival lasts for three days and is generally held in February.
The Teej festival and the Gangaur festival in Jaipur are traditional festivals of Rajasthan that are marked by old palanquins, elephant processions, folk songs, and chariots. Other festivals that are celebrated with fervor in Rajasthan are the Elephant Festival in Jaipur, the Urs Festival in Ajmer, the Camel Festival in Bikaner, and the KIte festival in Jodhpur.
Among the fairs, the Pushkar mela is the biggest highlight of Rajasthan where there is a melange of cultural events like dance, music, puppet shows, races, and gypsy dances. Other fun fairs are the Chandrabhaga Fair in Jhalawar and the Nagaur Fair in Nagaur.
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Trip to Rajasthanperfect pacakge was provided. seamless service by tripsailer guys. big thank u to nikhil. the hotel was superb. our cab services were amazing as well.
Trip to RajasthanIt was a decent, well organised and beautiful trip all together. Hotels were okay, Camp stay could be better.
Trip to RajasthanVery happy with the trip and service provided. Driver was polite and friendly. Package was explained well and all queries were resolved patiently. Charges were transparent. Hotels were nice.
Trip to RajasthanOverall the trip was good despite the various setbacks. The driver seemed least interested for the trip. The hotels in particular were ok barring Justa Rajputana at Udaipur which was the least hospitable and had poor services. With regards to the travel agent, the process was least transparent and had gaps in making the customer comfortable. Mandir Palace hotel was nice and had good heating facilities. The hotel was in the middle of the city with easy access to shops and restaurants. The Prince desert camp were quite hospitable and good services provided.
Trip to Rajasthandriver is was very helpful... it needs to be mentioned.. if I wud ever plan on a udaipur trip again I would need the same driver
Trip to RajasthanI m really very thankful to asiago travels to make our trip to Rajasthan memorable and was very happy about Them that they made our trip wonderful according to our plans,the hotels provided by them were very clean with good location,I highly recommend people to book trips from Asiago travels.
Trip to RajasthanOn the whole , we had a great trip. Gaurav is so responsive when ever required . During our trip train got cancelled , he monitered that provided transport . He is always available for queries . Only regret is that , car AC is not working properly and driver also mostly denies to switch on AC . As it is very hot in rajasthan during morning we faced issues due to cab.
Trip to RajasthanExcellent and trip was very memorable. The Jaisalmer hotel was pathetic, no food no room service nothing.
Trip to RajasthanHotel Rooms are not good. Drivers are good. Travel agent did not plan the trip properly. Detail planning is missing in every place. All over Trip is ok.
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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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