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From sand dunes to exotic palaces and artifacts to luxurious trains, wildlife sanctuaries, lakes and other highlighted features, the state of Rajasthan offers a perfect depth into tourism.

Camel Safari ­ Ever heard of it? Try not to miss it while you are traveling to Rajasthan. The best places to start on a camel safari are Jodhpur and the golden city of Jaisalmer.

If you are visiting the state of Rajasthan around Oct/Nov, you should never miss to attend the world's largest camel fair, the Pushkar Camel Fair, organised in the town of Pushkar.

Various sanctuaries like Sariska Tiger Reserve at Sariska and Ranthambore National Park situated in the state of Rajasthan provide a perfect Sight for fauna freaks. Bird watchers should remember to visit Rajasthan's famous bird sanctuary, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.

The barren region of Rajasthan has India's most important pilgrimage center for people from all faiths ­ Ajmer Sharif.



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Rajasthan, India

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The state of Rajasthan in india boasts royalty, heritage, culture and a very distinct tradition. Indian, heroism and romanticism are two of its ubiquitous attributes that Rajasthan state flaunts boldly. Conjure up visions of long-lost prosperity and splendor, with cities like Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur etc. Explore this enticing land that entices everybody with its exquisite beauty. Grand palaces, colorful people, slow country music, breathtaking natural backdrop, Rajasthan Travel will offer you everything which you want in your dream vacation. The timeless appeal state of Rajasthan, allure tourists from all over the globe. The tourists, if they want to have much specific information about the Rajasthan state, they can have it with Rajasthan Travel Guide, issued by Government of Rajasthan.
City Tour of Rajasthan
Cities in the state of Rajasthan reflect royalty and courage. Dotted with the numerous palaces, forts, temples, havelis and the other landmarks, these cities will make your Rajasthan travel very special. The most popular cities of Rajasthan include

Thar Desert - Jaisalmer

Jaipur - The pink city
Settled in the rugged hills of the Aravallis, the true pink city of India, Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. Founded by Sawai Jaisingh II, in 1727 AD, this pristine city is true fusion of colour, Joy, Regality, People, Art and Culture.

Highlights: Jantar Mantar, city Palace. Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Vidhyadhar Garden etc

Udaipur - Venice of the east
More then any city in Rajasthan state Udaipur epitomizes the romantic allures of Rajasthan. Like a highly polished diamond, Udaipur is spreading its charms. Founded in 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh, the lake city of Udaipur is a favorite with travellers, both Indian and foreign. Ask your travel agent to arrange a boat ride in the serene water of the lake Pichola.

Highlights: City Palace, Eklingi Temple, Lake Palace, Lake Pichola etc

Jaisalmer -The golden city
Founded by the Bhatti Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, in 1156, Jaisalmer evokes the feeling of Arabian night’s tales. Like a golden mirage, the city of Jaisalmer, is rising from the heart of the Thar Desert. Explore this one of the most irresistible travel destinations of Rajasthan with authorized Rajasthan travel agencies of India.

Highlights: Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer Havelies, Desert National Park etc

Mount Abu- Verdant Oasis on the Hills
Situated at the highest peak of the Aravali at an altitude of 1220 meters, Mount Abu is the place where royalties used to come to have retreat from the scorching heat. This only hill resort of Rajasthan in India can hardly fail to impress its visitors with its grandeur and the scenic beauty.

Highlights: Dilwara Temples, breathtaking views, only hill station in Rajasthan.

Jodhpur – The Blue City or the Sun City
Come and explore the verdant beauty of Jodhpur, a place that entices every discerning traveller. Founded by Rao Jodha, Jodhpur is one destination that needs to be explored during your visit to Rajasthan. This valiant sentinel of the Thar Desert is neither a part of the main desert nor out of it which make it more alluring for the travellers.

Highlights: Balsamand Palace, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort etc

Architectural Heritage of Rajasthan
In the state of Rajasthan, several, palaces, old forts, magnificent Havelies whisper about their glorious past. If you are a history buff then the heritage possessors from its royal past of Rajasthan will tell you the tale of its romantic valor. Palaces like Amber, Hawa Mahal Lalgarh Palace, Lake Palace, City Palace Jaipur, Umaid Bhawan Palace wills how you the combination of culture and heritage. Taragarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Lohagarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Chittorgarh Fort etc will let you peep into its culture and beauty of the historical past. Rajput architectural brilliance will give you a reminder of romance and royalty and will make your Rajasthan holiday most colorful and memorable.

Adventure Travel in Rajasthan
Rajasthan travel agents can provide you plethora of travel options, while you are searching some actions packed holiday alternatives in Rajasthan. Rajasthan is a perfect place for those who want to explore their wilder side. Elephant safari, will offer you the most regal way of seeing the royal state of Rajasthan. You can enjoy this safari on your way to Amber Fort. Apart from the elephant safari, on the enormous surface of the Great Indian Desert you can enjoy many more exciting safaris like Camel Safari, Jeep Safari and Horse Safari. Rajasthan state also offers excellent opportunities in other adventures too like Paragliding, Ballooning, Boating, Angling, Trekking, Camping, Wildlife Safari etc.

Rajasthan wildlife Travel
To discover the amazing diversity of its countryside and the enticing variety of flora and fauna that dwell in Rajasthan, explore this hostile terrine with Wildlife Tours of Rajasthan. Travel in the Rajasthan's deep wildlife reserves, which will take you close to the nature where you will see lot many species of wild animals, birds and reptiles in their own natural abode. Most important wildlife havens of Rajasthan incorporate Ranthambore National Park, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Sariska National Park and Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

Cultural Travel of Rajasthan
Apart from the breath taking royal beauty of the Indian state Rajasthan, its traditional life style, cultural values, rituals, regional dress, music, painting, dances and etiquettes all have made together its rich heritage. Make sure that your travel packages should cover all the facet of the Rajasthan state. Through the cultural travel in Rajasthan, you will enjoy the cultural traditions of royal state of Rajasthan. The Rajasthani School of Painting mainly includes murals and miniatures are generally done in colors obtained from natural minerals & vegetable. For its sculpture and stonework especially carvings on marble and sandstone, Rajasthan is famous. Every region of Rajasthan state has its own form of dance and song. Enjoy Gair, Chari, Drum Dance, Fire Dance, Kachhi Ghodi, Kathputli, Ghoomer etc. lost your self while listening to the traditional songs which talk about its rich past by many religious and devotional songs and dramas. The unique fairs and festivals like Pushkar Fair, Camel Festival, Elephant Festival, Desert Festival, Teej Festival, Gangaur Festival, Nagaur Festival, Mewar Festival, Kite Festival and Shekhawati Fair, reveals the rich heritage that has been preserved for year.

Famous Cuisines of Rajasthan
Rajasthan state boosts some most delectable lip smacking cuisines. On your Rajasthan travel relish rich culinary delight. Jaipur is famous for its specialty dall bati choorma. Bikaner is known for its papads, badi, bhujiya, kachoris, Smoked kebabs and skewered lamb have accounted for its fame. Besides Mawa Kachori from Jodhpur, Alwar ka Mawa, Malpuas from Pushkar, Rasogullas from Bikaner, Ghevar from Jaipur to name a few. Lapsi, a sweet dish prepared with wheat and ghee are good contribution to the Indian cuisine.

Popular Shopping Centres in Rajasthan
The Romantic land Rajasthan is well known as the shoppers’ paradise in India. Items including textiles, jewellery, paintings are among the hot offers of this state. The popular items which you can buy on your Rajasthan travel includes bangles, precious and semi precious stones, carpets, enamel work, Bangles, rakhdi, Tussi necklace, armlet, bracelets or Gokhrus etc. metal products, carpets and wooden furniture, are some of the traditional offerings of Rajasthan.

Major Railway stations / Airports of Rajasthan
Being a hot tourist spot Rajasthan is well linked with rest of the world by road and by air.

Major airports of Rajasthan
  • Sanganer Airport (Jaipur): Phone 0141-550623
  • Maharana Pratap Airport (Udaipur): Phone 0294-655950
  • Jodhpur Airport (Jodhpur): Phone 0291-512343
  • Nal (Bikaner) Airport (Bikaner): Phone: 0151-230421
  • Kota Airport (Kota) : Phone: 0744-423357, +91-744-500320
  • Jaisalmer Airport (Jaisalmer) : Phone: 02992-52960, 91-2992-51742

Major railway stations of Rajasthan
All most every city of Rajasthan state has its own railway station which makes it easily accessible form every part of India.
  • Jaipur Railway Station
  • Jaisalmer Railway Station
  • Kishangarh Railway Station
  • Marwar Junction
  • Bharatpur Railway Station
Rajasthan Luxury Trains
  • Palace on Wheels Train: The destinations covered - Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur and Agra.
  • Fairy Queen Train: The destinations covered Delhi, Alwar and Sariska.
  • Royal Orient Train: The destinations covered- Delhi, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Junagadh, Sasan Gir, Dilwada continuing for Palitana, Sarkhej, Ahmedabad and Jaipur.