How To Reach Rajasthan
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How To Reach Rajasthan
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Rajasthan is a land steeped in history and culture with a variety of regal palaces and forts. Enjoy desert safaris, camel rides, fort tours, glistening boat rides, and historical tours on a trip to Rajasthan. This majestic land is also well-connected by air, road, and rail which makes traveling a breeze. You can easily find flights, buses, and trains that will take you from any corner of the country to this desert state. So, if you are planning a trip to this majestic land, here are the following ways you can reach Rajasthan:
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.
|By Air||By Road||By Train||By Sea|
|Bangalore to Rajasthan||2.0 hours||33.0 hours||40.0 hours||-|
|Chennai to Rajasthan||3.0 hours||29.0 hours||37.0 hours||-|
|New Delhi to Rajasthan||1.0 hours||5.0 hours||4.0 hours||-|
|Mumbai to Rajasthan||1.0 hours||18.0 hours||16.0 hours||-|
|Kolkata to Rajasthan||2.0 hours||30.0 hours||24.0 hours||-|
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Sanjay's 3 days trip to RajasthanI recommended 3 star hotel...but I doubt...it didn't look like! Cab drivers n all travel was good!
Sathyanarayanan's 5 days trip to RajasthanNot worthy for money spent. Mostly we are in car travel. Poor time management, planning . Tiger reserve Safari
Anita's 6 days trip to RajasthanThe coordination by Aapka tripwala has been exemplary. They were always available whenever intervention was needed.They have a personalised approach which is commendable. Coming to hotels, we stayed at Souvenir Peppermint at Jaipur and they offered a very comfortable and hassle free stay with all needed amenities. Sri Ram Excellency was not to our satisfaction and they do not even provide basic requirements like a hair dryer and the place permanently smells of stale cigarette smoke. The breakfast though, was good. Heritage Juma camp was good and they took care of our requirements. The cab driver was good and he knew the terrain. The trip was generally good, but for a couple of hiccups, but that is not an issue, as the agent (Mr.Chirag Jain) of Aapka tripwala was quite proactive.
Bhaktaranjan's 10 days trip to RajasthanThanks to Travel Triangle and his tour agents Ganesham tour and travels india ltd.for excellent trips arrangements by the team.I Will definitely recommend your travel agent to all my friends.Food quality to be improved in hotel Tokeyoo at jaisalmer.
Shrilatha's 6 days trip to RajasthanI would like to start on a positive note , we did enjoy the trip and the best part of the trip was the desert camp at jaisalmer. I would agree that all the hotel rooms were neat and comfortable with our stay. On the other hand, we wasted time at Jaipur and the sightseeing at Jaipur recommended was worthless as all the 3 places were just ok roadside and could be covered easily in roughly one hour . The tripadvisor did not recommend that we visit amer fort which was worth place to visit at Jaipur . Moreover the cab drivers had some tieups with local shopkeepers at Jaipur and misguided is to shop first which took most of our time and they were really reluctant to get us to do sight seeing . In fact they took commission even at the restaurants. We could cover udaipur in half a days time and frankly there was nothing much to do there and it was just a city with a lake and not recommended at all not worth the 12 hours of travel from jaisalmer. The desert camp at jaisalmer was the best highlight of the trip and our families had a good time and taste of Rajasthan
Grkadekar's 6 days trip to RajasthanThe overall service was good. And all the arrangements made was good .hotels was very good.one comments about the hotels was the Vinayak desert camp though it was good , we were given tent with out geyser. We were not knowing about this. Even if we have to pay for tgat , the availability of the same should have been told to us. Once again over all experience was very good . I definitely recommend both travel triangle and asiago travels....govind
Babita's 10 days trip to RajasthanWe booked our Rajasthan trip through Tourepedia in December 2019.I am very happy with over all experience and special thanks to Mr Pradeep singh he helped us in every moment they provided us with best hotels,best vehicle with very good driver.we really had a great time.
Radha's 11 days trip to RajasthanBOOKED A LUXURY TRIP TO RAJASTHAN FOR 2.35 LAK FOR 4 MEMBERS. THEY PROMISE ME A GUIDE AND A DRIVER FOR WHOLE TRIP INCLUDING STAY. STAY WAS TO INCLUDE 5 STAR HOTEL ONLY. PROS AND CONS OF THE TRIP PROS: 1. AMAZING PLACES TO VIEW 2.5 STAR HOTEL CONS: 1.ORDINARY ROOMS IN 5 STAR HOTEL ONLY 2.THROUGHOUT THE TRIP THE DRIVER WILL REEK OF TOBACCO 3.NEVER EAT IN THE PLACE WHERE THE DRIVER SAY SO 4.GUIDE ON THE FIRST DAY ONLY.REST U HAVE TO EXPLORE.AGENTS GIVE AN EXCUSE SAYING U DONT NEED A GUDIE BECAUSE EVERYHTING IS MENTIONED IN THE PLACE ITSELF.U CAN GO ,LOOK OUT AND TAKE LESS TIME. THIS IS TOTAL BULLSHIT BCOZ WITHOUT A GUIDE U WONT BE KNOWING ANYTHING.AT THE END OF MY TRIP WHEN I ASKED FOR A GUIDE THEY SAID THAT THEY DONT PROVIDE GUIDE.LOL 5.CHARGED FOR EVERYTHING EVERY SIGHT SEEING ENTRY EVERYTHING 6.AT THE END OF THE DAY U WILL KEEP ON GUESSING WHAT THE HECK DID I PAID THEM FOR. JUST FOR ROOM STAY AND DRIVER. ROOM STAY IN EVERY HOTEL GIVE YOU COMPLIMENTARY BUFFET WHICH THE AGENT SAYS IN PROUD THAT WE WILL BE GIVING U FREE BREAKFAST. OVERALL THE TRIP WAS HECTIC ONE.BCOZ ALL THE DAY WE WERE TRAVELLING ONLY BUT FOR THAT I AM RESPONSIBLE AS I ASKED TO COVER UP ALL CITIES.DRIVING WAS SMOOTH AND THE DRIVER WAS FRIENDLY(I HATE TOBACCO).I NOW WILL SHARE YOU MY HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE. I BOOKED A ROOM IN JAISALMER MARIOTT THEY GAVE ME VOUCHERS OF EVERY HOTEL INCLUDING THIS.AFTER 8 HRS OF JOURNEY I REACHED JAISALMER MARIOTT AT 8.15 P.M(NORMAL ROOM NOT THERE CHARGED EXTRA 4K FOR OASIS ROOM). I WAS EXCITED LOOKING HOTEL VIEW,WAS WAITING TO BARGE INTO MY ROOM HAVE A NICE SLEEP.BUT A NICE TWIST WAS WAITING.MANAGERS TALKING OVER PHONE KEPT ON WAITING.I ASKED THEM WHAT HAPPEN THEY SAID SIR YOUR ROOM WAS BOOKED FOR TOMORROW.I IMMEDIATELY CALLED MY AGENT AND TOLD HIM ABOUT THIS.SIR WAIT FOR 5 MINS U WILL GET A ROOM. THIS 5 MINS NEVER CAME AND 8.15 WENT TO 9.40.I ASKED MANAGER IF THERE WS ANY 5 STAR HOTEL HE SAID SURYAGARH PALACE AND COST WAS 27K FOR TWO ROOMS. THE AGENT GAVE AN EXCUSE SAYING SIR HE IS CHARGING HIGH I WILL BOOK U ANOTHER HOTEL AND BOOKED A ROOM IN 4 STAR HOTEL TWO SUITE ROOMS. WE RAECHED AT 10.00 P.M. WHEN WE ENTERED THE ROOMS WERE HUGE BUT WAS SO COLD THAT EVEN A HEATER IN THE ROOM COULD NOT GIVE YOU A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP.NEXT MRNING THERE WAS DESERT CAMP I STRAIGHT AWAY SAY NO AS STAYING HERE WAS SO COLD HOW COULD I STAY IN TENT.I TOLD THEM I HAVE BOOKING IN JAISALMER MARIOTT SO I WILL NOT GO FOR DESERT CAMP. THEN AFTER HE IS TELLING SIR U NEED TO PAY 16K EXTRA. AND WITH CURRENT OFFER THAT I STAYED IN DESERT PALACE HE WIL REFUND ME 8K. I SAID I DONT WANT REFUND I WONT GO SAFARI.AFTER LOT OF YELLING AND DISCUSSION AND ALSO GAVE COURT THREATENING HE AGREED AND I STAYED THERE. MORALE OF THE STORY NEVER GIVE FULL AMOUNT. AGENT IS SAYING DID U HAVE ANY INCONVENINCE BEFORE THIS JAISALMER MARIOTT ISSUE. HA HA HOW GUSTY OF HIM. U PLAN UR STAY.HOTEL STAYS BEFORE 2 MONTHS IN 5 STAR WILL ROUGHLY COME 140000 AND DRIVER 40K FOODING AND SIGHTSEEING INCL GUIDE 40K TOTAL 2.2LAK MAXIMUM. (12 DAYS TRIP) AGENTS CHARGED ME 2.39 LAKH INCLUDING DRIVER AND GUIDE(nO GUIDE LITERALLY) SIGHTSEEING AND FOODING COST ME 40 K . SO FOR 10 DAYS I LITERALLY SPEND 3LAKHS TO THESE CHEATERS.
Avinash's 10 days trip to RajasthanKingsland Holidays was my best choice when it comes to Rajasthan tourism. They arranged the itinerary and trip beautiful without any trouble. The rooms given were amazing and we had an amazing time. Rohit and Mohit from the team were very helpful and was constantly in touch with me to make sure everything was going smoothly. Our driver Vikas was a smart localite who showed us around everywhere. 5 Starts for the whole team. Thank you guys for an amazing Trip. Thank you Rajasthan.:)
Suman's 5 days trip to Rajasthanjaisalmer was overall very beautiful experience . we would have been more comfortable if the agent would have worked more on our itinerary and have asked for our food preferences. we could hardly spend time in jodhpur and kept rushing from one place to another.
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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.
Rajasthan is a safe destination for tourists. Locals are pretty friendly and welcoming, and there are proper procedures in place for emergencies.
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.
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.
The princely state of Rajasthan is famous for its forts and palaces. Some other reasons for which Rajasthan is famous are its rich culture, festivals, cuisine, and handicraft.
Rajasthan is one of the safest places to visit in India. Many people travel to Rajasthan both in groups as well as solo. Even though it is a safe place to visit, it is always recommended to remain cautious of your belongings.
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