Rajasthan is a state in the northwest of India and one of the best tourist destinations to explore the Indian heritage. This region has a special interest due to the vast Desert of Thar and Aravalis, one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. The imperial cities of Jodhpur and Jaipur, as well as the cities of Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner are some of the places really worth visiting.
Rajasthan one of the most vibrant state of India. This state has so much to boast upon. Royal palaces, castles, forts to mouth smacking delicious cuisines. The people clad in red and green turbans and the women in whirlpool beautiful elongated skirts are a real thrill to watch for. Rajasthan is truly the land of the royals.
REASONS TO GO
The hotels located in former Palaces.
The tiger safari at Ranthambore.
Travel in Palace on Wheels- one of most luxurious train in the world.
Rajasthan is a large state in the north-western India, bordering Pakistan to the west and extending almost to Delhi.
Most of its territory is arid, and its capital city is Jaipur.
The major attraction of the state of Rajasthan lies in the palatial forts and palaces of the state. The lake palaces of Udaipur and Jaisalmer Fort are one such bright example which is reckoned world over as the magnificent attractions of India. Besides the forts and the palaces there are some very famous fairs held across Rajasthan for which it is also known for.
A must not miss is the Pushkar fair- a mega mart of Camel trading probably the biggest in Asia. The camel safari and the cultural programs organised by the locals should not be missed by the tourists at all. Palace on wheels is yet another fabulous exposition that will truly cast a spell on everybody. Bookings for travelling in this luxurious train should be done in advance so that you needn't wait in a queue.
BEST TIME TO GO
The best time to visit Rajasthan is between November and February.
HOW TO GET THERE
Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur all have airports with direct connections to many major cities.
Overnight trains from Delhi and Mumbai reach most of Rajasthan's major cities.
Another option is Palace on Wheels which is an amazing week long luxury train ride through Rajasthan.
The best way to travel between the biggest cities is by plane or train. To get around and explore, the best way is probably to rent a car with driver.