Forts, Palaces and Havellis.
Fairs and Festivals:
Pushkar fair, Camel festival, Desert festival.
Ideal Time to Visit:
Rajasthani (Marwari, Dhundhari, Mewari, Mewati and
Hadauti), Hindi, English.
An Over all View
Rajasthan represents the absolute conflux of history, valor, romance,
rugged beauty of desert and kaleidoscopic bazaars and its people. Rajasthan,
India's most charming Desert State, was once a seat of power of princely
kingdoms where feudal custom still prevails in amidst forts and palaces of
the golden sands.
With the passage of time the state has artfully transformed into a modern
region, preserving its rich culture and heritage at the same time. The
glorious city of Rajasthan is an explosion of color and magnificence and a
perfect destination offering something to suit the tastes of every single
The glory of the Rajputana Empire is still preserved in its traditions,
with its copious forts, palaces, in its romantic sense of valiancy, glory
and power. The men can be spotted in their multicolored turbans with their
proud moustaches, and their ladies in bright mirrored skirts and silver
jewelry, bestowing intrinsic glamour and ethereality of Rajasthan. The
typical sense of integrity and the essential zest of people of Rajasthanis
make the place quite attractive for its visitors.
Explore the time-honored splendor of Lake Palace and City Palace in
Udaipur. Enjoy the treasures of the great wildlife living in their natural
habitat in Ranthambore National Park and Bharatpur Bird sanctuary. Go for a
holy dip in Pushkar Lake and refresh your mind and soul. Get energized again
to explore the beautiful cities of Rahasthan, this is the charisma and power
that city of Rajasthan hold.
Charms of Rajasthan
Also known as the Pink City of India due to the pink color used
exclusively in the walled city and in its forts and renowned buildings.
Jaipur glory lies in its magnificent forts and palaces like Hawa Mahal, City
Palace, Jal Mahal Jantar Mentar etc. Its bazaars are embellished with
embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, tie and dye scarves and other
One of the most renowned bird sanctuary is spread in an
area of 29 sq. km. It is a home to largest concentration of bird life in
whole Asia. The sanctuary has gained worldwide fame as being the winter home
of several migratory species including the endangered Siberian crane.
Amidst Thar Desert lies beautiful Jodhpur, famous for its
hilltop forts-Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace an art-deco royal palace
converted into a hotels, and its unique shopping hubs.
The city lies in the heart of the desert and is girdled
by sand dunes. The main attractions of the city ate Jaisalmer Fort,
Havellis, the private houses decorated with beautiful carving and stone
work, and the series of bedecked carved Jain Temples.
Bikaner is decor with marvelous palaces built in sandstone
and temples and monolith built in red yellow sandstone bearing affirmation
of the glorious past of the Rajputana Empire. One can feel the Gothic aura
pervading the city lifestyle.
Crowning on the banks of Lake Pichola, Udaipur city is
famous for its white marble palaces. Udaipur is one of the most romantic
cities of India. The places to visit in and around Udaipur are the City
Palace, Pichola Lake, Jag Niwas, Jagdish Temple, Nathdwara, Rajsamand and
Ajmer is one of the holy pilgrim centers of
Muslims. The city is embellished with the monolith of a Sufi saint, Khwaja
Moinuddin Chishti, whose blessings are anxiously received by devotees, The
dargha known as the 'Dargah Sharif'.
Pushkar is famous for its 10 days celebration of camel fair every year in
the month of November. For the thousands of tourists, who visit Pushkar,
accommodation is available in the form of tents in the desert, which is also
a great source of attraction.
A wildlife sanctuary, earlier the royal hunting lodge of the maharajas
is now been converted into a hotel. The sanctuary is famous for its wildlife
population of tiger, panther, deer and antelope.
Rajasthan tourism also facilitates excursions to Agra, a home to marvel of
splendor The Taj, Ranthambore, a fondle habitat of the Indian Tiger.
Khajuraho, the abode of the erotic sculptures, Delhi, the capital city o f
India and to south of India in Kerela.
Going for a camel safari in the sands of the great
desert, one explores the hidden treasures of rich culture and its people,
definitely a lifetime experience.
Through out the year the festivity keeps on going on in Rajasthan
reflecting its rich culture and heritage.
celebrated in the month of March-April. Elephant
polo match, races, Rajasthan Folk music and dance performances are part of
Comes in the month of March-April is celebrated
by the married women, and is dedicated to Goddess Parvati, the consort of
Bikaner is also famous for the best riding camels
in the world. One can witness gaily-caparisoned camels at the spectacular
Camel Festival at Bikaner, held annually.
A Royal Journey with Palace on Wheels
This luxurious train takes one into a fairytale ride across the important
The Palce on Wheels covers the entire desert region with its numerous hues.
The train takes you to the cities of Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur,
Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Alwar, Bharatpur and Agra- the city of the Taj Mahal.
Rajasthan is also known as shopper's paradise. Jaipur is famous for its
precious and semi precious stones and for its textiles. The block print is
the fashion designers craze and tie and dye print is very typical of
Rajasthan. Internationally known Jodhpur Breeches, locally called Jodhpuris
are very famous among the tourist. Besides this embroidered shoes, white
metal and silver wares, quilts, leather products, wooden toys and a range of
other articles are also a great source of attraction.
All Air, Rail and Road connect Rajasthan to other parts of India. While
regular bus services are available to nearby states trains and flights
connect to distant locations. There are regular flights and trains from
Delhi. Mumbai and from other major cities in India to Rajasthan.